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Browns Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Cleveland Browns as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of June 27, 2022.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Nick Chubb RB CLE 1.10 9
2 Amari Cooper WR CLE 5.03 9
3 Kareem Hunt RB CLE 6.08 9
4 Deshaun Watson QB CLE 9.04 9
5 David Njoku TE CLE 13.08 9
6 Cleveland Defense DEF CLE 15.05 9

Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb's current ADP is 1.10, which is the 10th pick of the 1st round, and 10th selection overall.

Nick Chubb Average Draft Position PPR

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper's current ADP is 5.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 5th round, and 50th selection overall.

Amari Cooper Average Draft Position PPR

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt's current ADP is 6.08, which is the 8th pick of the 6th round, and 68th selection overall.

Kareem Hunt Average Draft Position PPR

Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson's current ADP is 9.04, which is the 4th pick of the 9th round, and 100th selection overall.

Deshaun Watson Average Draft Position PPR

David Njoku

David Njoku's current ADP is 13.08, which is the 8th pick of the 13th round, and 151st selection overall.

David Njoku Average Draft Position PPR

Cleveland Defense

Cleveland Defense's current ADP is 15.05, which is the 5th pick of the 15th round, and 172nd selection overall.

Cleveland Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Cleveland Browns 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away Baltimore Ravens
2 Home Cincinnati Bengals
3 Home Washington Redskins
4 Away Dallas Cowboys
5 Home Indianapolis Colts
6 Away Pittsburgh Steelers
7 Away Cincinnati Bengals
8 Home Las Vegas Raiders
10 Home Houston Texans
11 Home Philadelphia Eagles
12 Away Jacksonville Jaguars
13 Away Tennessee Titans
14 Home Baltimore Ravens
15 Away New York Giants
16 Away New York Jets
17 Home Pittsburgh Steelers

Cleveland Browns News

Dontrell Hilliard, Ready to battle for backup role

Hilliard has impressed while carrying a heavy workload in minicamp, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Analysis: Hilliard is set to battle with rookie Hassan Haskins for the primary backup role to Derrick Henry in 2022. He caught a pair of touchdown passes from Ryan Tannehill during a minicamp practice Thursday, which is notable given Henry's lack of involvement in the passing game. Hilliard was also impressive in his limited opportunity in 2021, highlighted by a 131-yard effort on the ground against the Patriots in Week 12. His familiarity with the offense could be another reason he has the advantage over Haskins for the second spot on the running back depth chart -- at least initially.

Dontrell Hilliard player page.

June 17, 2022 10:38 AM EST


Josh Gordon, Leaves practice with trainer

Gordon left Wednesday's minicamp practice early due to an undisclosed injury, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Gordon signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs this offseason after he joined their practice squad in late September. In his first year with Kansas City, he caught just five of 14 targets for 32 yards and a touchdown across 12 appearances. However, if healthy, he'll have an opportunity to carve out a bigger role in 2022 after the departure of Tyreek Hill.

Josh Gordon player page.

June 15, 2022 10:57 AM EST


Baker Mayfield, Excused from mandatory minicamp

The Browns have excused Mayfield (shoulder) from next week's mandatory minicamp, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Mayfield will be allowed to remain away from team facilities during mandatory minicamp without being subjected to fines. The 2018 first-round pick also hasn't attended voluntary OTAs, as both he and the team remain in favor of a trade following the acquisition of Deshaun Watson. Mayfield is continuing to rehab from January shoulder surgery, so it's possible he wouldn't be handling on-field reps even if he were motivated to participate in team activities.

Baker Mayfield player page.

June 8, 2022 9:27 AM EST


Stephen Carlson, Cleared to return

Carlson will work out with the Giants on Monday after being officially cleared to return to football activities, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Analysis: The UDFA from Princeton saw just nine targets in his first two years in the league before a torn ACL suffered during a preseason game forced him to miss the entire 2021 season. Carlson is still looking for another opportunity after Cleveland opted not to retain him for the 2022 campaign, but at least now he has a clean bill of health working in his favor.

Stephen Carlson player page.

June 6, 2022 11:12 AM EST


D'Ernest Johnson, Agrees to one-year deal

Johnson and the Browns have reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth $2.43 million, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Johnson was originally tendered by the Browns, which game them the ability to match any other offer he received. Without any substantial offers, the running back has ultimately opted to take the deal with Cleveland. With Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt the primary two backs in the offense, Johnson projects to again be the next-man-up should either go down with an injury. He averaged 5.34 yards per attempt on 100 carries for the team in 2021, while finding the end zone three times.

D'Ernest Johnson player page.

June 4, 2022 12:01 PM EST