The Cleveland Browns have three positions that will need to be addressed by the end of training camp.
Heading into training camp this year, the Cleveland Browns may have the most settled roster in recent team history. All across the depth chart, you can tell who the starters are. Loads of proven talent fill the offensive side of the roster while the defense has a lot of young players looking to take the next step.
With all the talent in place and so many positions set, are there any positions still looking for answers? Even the most talented and settled ball-clubs have position battles, and the Browns are no different.
Training camp begins
Before getting into the position battles of camp, what does the new coaching staff have ahead of them? New head coach Kevin Stefanski and his team have yet to have any on-field activity with the players.
There will be a feeling out stage that generally may have been handled at voluntary OTA’s or mini-camps given to new coaches in the NFL. They have spent the COVID filled offseason using zoom calls to get players working on the playbook and making changes to technique to play in the new systems.
Finally, they will have the chance to coach the entire groups together on an actual football field. Well, the practice fields in Berea, but it is still some in-person coaching. Coaches can start evaluating players against other players and how rookies look against their veteran counterparts. That brings us back around to the purpose of this article, the most significant position battles the Browns have headed into training camp 2020.