The Daily Dawg Tags bring you all the Cleveland Browns news you need to know, including a look at how well Amari Cooper is fitting in with this offense
Amari Cooper was added to the Cleveland Browns this offseason in what can only be described as a one-sided trade. Cleveland surrendered a mere fifth-round pick whereas the Dallas Cowboys gave up a player who has routinely hit 1,000 yards throughout the majority of his career.
Dallas can try and spin the move however they wish, but they gave up a No. 1 receiver for practically nothing, and so far, Cooper is fitting in with his new club.
Known for his studious approach to the game, Cooper has already impressed head coach Kevin Stefanski as the two have spent time discussing which routes he has has the most success with during his career.
That story and more can be found in today’s Daily Dawg Tags.
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"“You are talking to a very, very smart football player. He has seen all of the coverages. He has gone against every DB. I think he knows his game and what he is good at,” Stefanski said Saturday. “We had those conversations and great dialogue about routes that he has really consistently won on in his career because ultimately, as we put this together, we are trying to match up what our guys do best. Anytime you can have that conversation with a player, I think it is important.”"
Cooper is one of the smoothest route-runners in the game and he’s also an intelligent player that can completely destroy an unprepared opponent. The fact that Stefanski is already seeing this is a positive sign for the Browns. He might not be the most vocal player, but Cooper is going to make a lot of fans in Cleveland — very fast.
"“The Browns announced a fan poll to help them select the design for the field at FirstEnergy Stadium.”"
Cleveland will finally have a logo at midfield but they want the fans to help them decide what it should be. Anna Meyer has the link to the vote, so you can have your voice heard in this decision.
There were rumors that Cleveland and Takk McKinley had a mutual interest in a reunion but that might not happen as he’s making the rounds with other NFL franchises. Both Dallas and Arizona have a need for pass rushers, and McKinley could help them out in that department.
"“Former Browns linebacker Joe Schobert took a visit to the Denver Broncos and tried out for the team.”"
While McKinley is visiting Arizona and Dallas, former Cleveland linebacker Joe Schobert is checking things out in Denver. Schobert never lived up to the deal the Jaguars gave him a couple of seasons ago following some great years in northeast Ohio, but he still has enough talent to be a starter in this league.
Jacob Roach went to training camp on Saturday and he was impressed with what he saw. Here, he gives his three biggest takeaways from the practice, including his impression of rookie receiver Michael Woods.