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The Cleveland Browns new regime knew they needed to upgrade their offensive line in order to get the best of their offensive talent, which is why the team heavily invested in the offensive front this offseason.
Not only did the Browns sign Jack Conklin to a three-year, $42 million deal in free agency, but they also made the move to select Jedrick Wills with the No. 10 selection in the 2020 NFL Draft to be the franchise left tackle.
The selection of Wills surprised the Browns considering they believed he was the best offensive tackle in the draft. However, there is some concern and questions about if he can make the switch from right tackle to left tackle.
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Today’s featured article discusses how Wills has a fan in an offensive line guru and why the Browns were so confident in making the selection.
“He’s got these intangibles that show up in tangible ways on film,” he said. “You watch him finish, you watch him detail and technique, you watch his consistent effort and his stamina throughout the game from start to finish and I think that’s what was the appeal for me.”
One of the best qualities of Wills is that he has all of the intangibles coaches love to get their hands on, yet Wills is still a polished blocker. With an experienced coach like Bill Callahan and Wills’ talent, the move to left tackle should not be a problem and Wills should be Cleveland’s left tackle for the next several seasons.
James Harrison was known for his massive hits against the Cleveland Browns, including some that people would consider dirty. After a recent Harrison interview, Greg Newland wonders if Harrison’s hit on Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi was intentional.
A source said that Hooper, whom the Browns signed this offseason from the Atlanta Falcons, actually initiated the gathering by telling Mayfield he wanted to go to Austin to catch passes from him. After Hooper reached out, Mayfield invited the rest of his pass-catchers.
The Browns offensive personnel will have a massive challenge this offseason trying to learn a new offense despite not being able to practice at the team facility. It may only be a small group, but Baker Mayfield and his receivers building some type of chemistry is what needs to be done at this point.
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