These 3 Cleveland Browns don’t get the love they deserve
While the Cleveland Browns haven’t been able to put together wins yet, there is no doubt they have assembled an extremely talented roster in the last couple of seasons. Players like Myles Garrett, Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry, and Baker Mayfield often receive all the credit when things are going well. On the contrary, the stars also receive the most blame when things go bad, but that comes with being a star in the league.
While having stars is great, there is no doubt that the NFL is a team sport. The best player in the league can’t win if he doesn’t have talent around him. Yes, some stars can bring out the best in other players, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are the perfect example of needing a supporting cast. In 2007 before LeBron went to Miami, the Cavaliers had the best player in the world, and they couldn’t even win a game in the NBA Finals. LeBron did everything imaginable, but the San Antonio Spurs had too much team chemistry to beat.
If the Browns are going to finally turn this ship around, it will be dependent on the stars mentioned above playing well. But, if they are going to be the real deal and have a chance at winning a playoff game, it will be the undervalued and underappreciated players shinning consistently. It’s going to take more than four guys playing well to turn this organization around.
Look at the New England Patriots, during their dynasty run (which may have come to an end) they had Tom Brady and one or two bigger name defensive players, and that was it. They won because of tremendous coaching, teamwork, and knowing their roles (okay, maybe they cheated too). The key part to take away is it wasn’t just Brady winning them games, it was a team effort with many underappreciated assets being the key to all those championships.
With the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens loaded in the AFC, the Browns winning a title in 2020 is far-fetched. However, if head coach Kevin Stefanski can wake this team-up, and change the culture of this organization, the Browns could shock a few people. Here are three players that are underappreciated in Cleveland but will be critical in the organization taking the next step in 2020.