The Browns have exercised the fifth-year option for defensive back Damarious Randall, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. The Browns acquired Randall from the Packers via trade earlier this offseason.
The fifth-year option is guaranteed for injury only, so the Browns will have the option to bail for any non-health reason. Assuming he remains with the club through 2019, Randall will earn $9.069MM, as shown on PFR’s fifth-year option tracker.
The New England Patriots have been to three of the last four Super Bowls and seven straight AFC Championship Games. They’ve won 14 of the last 15 AFC East titles.
The one time they didn’t win the division over the past decade-and-a-half (2008), they still finished 11-5 even though future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 1.
After losing key defensive pieces like cornerback Richard Sherman and defensive end Michael Bennett this offseason, Seattle’s defense figures to be a step behind the Legion of Boom of years past.
Despite needing offensive line help for years, Seattle drafted a running back in the first round of the draft. Its most significant addition to the line may be fifth-round selection Jamarco Jones, although he isn’t a lock for playing time (or a roster spot, for that matter).
While San Francisco gets to clean out a fourth-place schedule and the Rams try to make the most of their window while Jared Goff is still on a rookie deal, the Seahawks will be the Russell Wilson Show. Wilson hasn’t missed a game since entering the league in 2012, but the Seahawks might not win a game in his absence if he does this year.
However, the Patriots were a wild card in the process.
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The Browns selected Mayfield with the first pick, while the New York Giants Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike took Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 2.