Odell Beckham one of 4 Cleveland Browns whose stock plummeted after Week 5 loss
The Cleveland Browns lost a heartbreaker in Los Angeles. Not only did they fall to 3-2 on the season, but these 4 players’ stock also took a huge dip.
I think I speak for most Cleveland Browns fans when I say, we are still likely not okay after the tough 47-42 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Not only does the team fall to 3-2, it felt like we had seen this exact show before in Week 1 vs. the Kansas City Chiefs.
Dominate the first half, play even in the third quarter, and completely implode in the fourth. The difference this week, the Chargers tried to give it back when they missed a late extra point. The Browns got the ball back with just over three minutes left and a one-point lead.
What did the offense that scored 42 points do with the ball?
First down – run for now gain. Second down – incomplete pass that was thrown into coverage. Third down (and 10) – run for four yards. That’s on head coach Kevin Stefanski who later said he was worried about two backup tackles in the game. In the NFL, it’s the next man up, there isn’t time to worry about if a backup can do his job.
Now after a tough loss, the Cleveland Browns get to host one of the hottest teams in the NFL on Sunday, the 5-0 Arizona Cardinals. This is a team that started 3-0 but didn’t beat any great teams but is coming off two straight wins vs. the L.A. Rams and San Francisco 49ers.
At this point it’s hard to focus on the positives of Sunday, and easy to point to the negative. Below are four players whose stock has plummeted after the disappointing week five loss.