Coach Stefanski and Andrew Berry didn’t have a hand in it yet, but the season’s first unofficial depth chart has been released. The Cleveland Browns will face the heavily favored Ravens Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Cleveland Browns media room supplies this chart, but it does have one surprise. Harrison Bryant is listed as the number two tight end ahead of David Njoku. We will have to wait and see if the coaches clear something up or if it stands. Should this be accurate, it can’t help with Njoku, who has asked for then rescinded a trade request.
Mack Wilson injury opens the door for Phillips
Another interesting move, even if a bit expected, is Jacob Phillips listed as Wilson’s back up. If that holds, then Jacobs would be getting the start against Ravens at the WILL. Expect the Ravens to try and attack the rookie on Sunday.
Tretter is back at Practice
Tretter is listed as the official starter but still listed as injured. He is back at practice and looks to get up to speed quickly and start Sunday. Tretter has never missed a start with the Browns and is one of the best centers in the NFL. He will be ready if the knee lets him.
Veterans take hold of Safety Position
Karl Joseph and Andrew Sendejo will start on Sunday for the moment. With only Sheldrick Redwine and Ronnie Harrison behind them, expect many snaps for the vets and Redwine. It would be surprising to see a lot of Harrison Sunday, but coach Stefanski did say there are similarities with the system he came from and the Browns new one.
Now it is time to get to work for Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.
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