Blessing in Disguise: Absent RFAs Help the Cleveland Browns Improve Their Depth

June 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns may have gained an advantage over other teams this offseason by having five unsigned restricted free agents (RFAs), three of whom have not showed up for any of the offseason program.
You may be thinking how they gained an advantage.
The answer is simple—the Browns have been able to get younger players opportunities to get reps during the offseason due to the RFAs who have missed all the reps, which may have allowed them to get comfortable with the playbook and impress both the coaches and members of the front office.
Running back Jerome Harrison and fullback Lawrence Vickers felt the heat of new additions to the roster and both decided to participate in organized team activities (OTAs) and mandatory minicamp.
Linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, safety Abram Elam, and linebacker Matt Roth have all been no-shows.
The Browns are deep at linebacker with a ton of versatility from players who can play both inside and outside positions, so they hav...

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