Benching Greg Robinson Swaps One Weakness for Another
Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com is reporting that Cleveland Browns left tackle Greg Robinson is either benched or is in serious jeopardy to get there. And if it happens, the Browns likely move to Kendall Lamm, which could help in one area but is a major weakness in another.
Wyatt Teller Could be the Answer at Right Guard
The Cleveland Browns miss in drafting Austin Corbett was unfortunate and set the team back this year. Fortunately, general manager John Dorsey took the prudent action in trading for Wyatt Teller right before the season started. Now starting at right guard, Teller is showing signs he could be the team's long-term answer there.
Steelers Stars Set the Tone on Defense
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been able to completely change their defense this year by adding Devin Bush and Minkah Fitzpatrick. Along with mainstay Cameron Heyward and budding star T.J. Watt, the Steelers defense has been very effective. Those guys set the tone and present the biggest challenge for the Cleveland Browns as they get set to take them on Thursday, the first or two games in three weeks.
The Inherent Conflict With Kareem Hunt
The Cleveland Browns defeated the Buffalo Bills in no small part due to contributions from running back Kareem Hunt. Running, blocking and catching passes, he did a little bit of everything and was impressive in all of it, but it proved difficult to ignore the past that contributed to his being on the team.
Baker Mayfield's Growth Since the Bye
The Cleveland Browns being 2-4 at the bye week wasn't unexpected given the difficulty of that part of the schedule, but how they were losing was, especially with the issues Baker Mayfield was having. Since the bye week, the Browns only have one win in three games, but Mayfield is playing far better football, displaying encouraging signs of growth.
The Red Zone Exposes Browns Offensive Limitations
The Cleveland Browns embarrassing performance against the Buffalo Bills on the goal line was the subject of ridicule. It put a spotlight on the Browns offensive limitations that have held this team back all year, particularly in the red zone.