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Coleman the latest case of strategic subtraction

One approach the John Dorsey-led Browns have decidedly not¬†emphasized in 2018 is watching holdover talent learn and grow within the system they hope takes root. No, rather, they’ve clearly scrutinized every man on last year’s team and applied a strict value methodology. So far we’ve seen Starting DT Danny Shelton traded to the Patriots as […]

One amazing Jarvis Landry stat and why it matters

When the Browns swapped a fourth-rounder and future seventh for three-time Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry, they knew the ex-Dolphin would signal a seismic splash on several levels. Foremost is his sheer productivity. In his four pro seasons, Landry has never missed a game, despite touching the ball 565 times on receptions, returns, rushes, and […]

Cutting Kruger exemplifies new Browns way

The Browns’ release of veteran OLB Paul Kruger qualifies as a surprise, but it perfectly fits the new braintrust’s strategy for preparing the team for sustained success. In our contest last week to predict the final 53-man roster, every single entry included Kruger, despite his age (30), salary ($6.5 million), and diminished production (2.5 sacks, […]

Browns gain upper hand with trades down

trades down

Let’s break down the two trades that netted the Browns WR Corey Coleman and a slew of extra draft picks. This chart shows the hypothetical value of those picks according to two methods, the time-honored Jimmy Johnson draft value chart, and a more recent measure that values the historical perfomance of drafted players in the […]