The Cleveland Browns could be looking to recoup picks or players after giving up so much for Deshaun Watson. These 3 players could be on the trade block.
The Cleveland Browns are exactly where everyone hoped after three weeks of the season. If I told you September 1st, they would be 2-1 right now with a win over the Steelers, you would be ecstatic. But instead, we still all have that sick taste in our mouths knowing this team could easily be 3-0 with a winnable game coming against the Atlanta Falcons.
Although the AFC continues to beat up on each other, the six games following the Falcons this weekend are the Chargers, Patriots, Ravens, Bengals, Dolphins, and Bills. Not to mention the game following is against the Buccaneers. This is an absolute gauntlet, so you must win every winnable game.
This roster has performed okay, but there are certainly some holes as well. With Jacoby Brissett being surprisingly good (against mediocre talent), these three players could be on the trade block to help the Browns be in the playoff hunt when Deshaun Watson returns.
3 Browns who could be looking at the trade block
No. 3: Joshua Dobbs, QB
If the Cleveland Browns are looking for players this year, Joshua Dobbs may not be the perfect guy to hit the trade block. But, if Andrew Berry wants to recoup some of the picks from the Deshaun Watson trade, you could see Dobbs move closer to the deadline.
At this point, it appears highly unlikely that he would ever overtake Jacoby Brissett who has been extremely effective. Plus, if they waited until the Nov. 1st deadline, the team would only be without a strong backup for two games before Watson could return.
I’m not saying Dobbs will get you a first-round pick or anything like that, but as well as he played in the preseason, a team that loses a starter or a backup could be extremely interested in Dobbs for a later-round pick in 2023. The San Francisco 49ers are a team that comes to mind. With Jimmy Garoppolo’s injury history, if they keep pace to make the playoffs, Dobbs could be a great insurance policy for them.