Daily Dawg Tags: Low expectations for Cleveland Browns rookies in 2020

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The Cleveland Browns have an impressive rookie class this season, headlined by offensive tackle Jedrick Wills. The No. 10 overall pick is just one of the players they expect to have a huge impact on the team in 2020, but is that asking too much?

That’s a question that was posed by Tim Bielik of Cleveland.com as he wonders if the offseason work that has had to be canceled due to COVID-19 will negatively affect the rookies.

The short answer is yes. But the truth is, it will affect everyone in the league. Having said that, it’s fair to see this impact those just starting out at the pro level more than others.

That story and more can be found in today’s Daily Dawg Tags.

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Why it’s wise to lower the expectations for rookies in 2020 — This Week in the Cleveland Browns — Tim Bielik, Cleveland.com

"“The Browns’ offseason program has wrapped up, with training camp scheduled to start in a few weeks.In ordinary years, it’s an opportunity for rookies to make their move up the depth chart, applying what they’ve learned in practices since being drafted. But this is no ordinary year.”"

COVID-19 has caused the league to call an audible this offseason and the rookies will be the ones who suffer the most. They need the offseason work to help them make a transition and losing out on that will be detrimental to them.

Jadeveon Clowney’s Two Preferred Destinations Per Report — Pete Smith, Browns Digest

"“According to a report Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network, free agent pass rusher has two preferred destinations as it relates to free agency – the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints. The only hitch is that neither of them can afford him presently.”"

The Cleveland Browns seem to be the one team that can give Jadeveon Clowney what he wants contractually. However, he seems to be against playing in Cleveland at this point.

Johnny Manziel admits his NFL career is likely over — Dijo Songco, Clutch Points

"“After a short-lived career in the NFL, the quarterback has tried his luck in other professional football leagues. Unfortunately, it looks like Manziel’s is done with professional football and he’s completely happy with it.”"

There’s really not a lot to say here. Johnny Manziel hasn’t played in the NFL for nearly half a decade. His chances to play in the NFL have been long gone.

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