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Five Remaining Free Agent Targets for the Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns still have holes on the roster following the 2022 NFL Draft. Here are five remaining free agents who could fill them.

The Cleveland Browns had a successful 2022 NFL Draft and still boast one of the most talented rosters in the league, but glaring holes remain.  The defensive side of the ball stands out the most and specifically the defensive line. Here are five free agents who could help take the Browns to the next level.

There are other quality veteran pass-rushers on the market, but a Clowney reunion makes too much sense for Cleveland, and they had better hope it happens based on the current makeup of the EDGE room. Myles Garrett is the league's best, but the contenders to start opposite him are Chase Winovich, Alex Rochell, Curtis Weaver, Stephen Weatherly, and rookie Alex Wright. As depth pieces they are all fine, but none should be starting on a playoff team.

Clowney had one of the best years of his career for the Browns last season, and his game is a great fit for this defense and what Woods likes to do with his linemen. In 14 games, Clowney registered 9 sacks, 11 tackles for loss, and 19 QB hits in addition to his strong run defense. He can be moved inside which is a valuable skill in this defense and although he was banged up at times, remained healthy for the majority of the season. Hopefully the team is able to get a deal done with Clowney soon, and isn't planning to contend for a Super Bowl with three out of four starters on the line being terribly unproven, or worse.

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