The Browns acquired Jarvis Landry from the Dolphins, Tyrod Taylor from the Bills, and sent DeShone Kizer to the Packers in exchange for Demarious Randall. That's what makes him a great stopgap option. The Browns likely are not done upgrading their offense either - they have two of the first four picks in the 2018 National Football League draft.
There was plenty of buzz following trade announcements coming from one team, the Cleveland Browns. The rookie went on to throw five interceptions in the first half before Taylor was given the nod after halftime.
In January, Thomas told WKYC-Channel 3 in Cleveland that he feels he's still playing at a high level and he loves the game.
Taylor is good enough to get you to average (which probably sounds pretty fantastic to a lot of you), and mediocre enough to drive a fickle fan base insane.More news: Apple Acquires 'Texture', a Digital Magazine Subscription Service
This certainly lofty praise from Thomas in regards to Taylor given that Wilson has established himself as a top-tier player at his position. He had a remarkable 1,496 yards to go along with 18 TDs.
They may not have added All-Pro's like the Rams did, but for where they were previous year they are already a lot better. Taylor can serve as a bridge while the Browns find a quarterback to eventually take over and be the face of the franchise.
It's still possible Cleveland could go with Barkley with the No. 1 pick, but the Browns shouldn't let the addition of Taylor sway them in either direction. Or just drop into a soft zone and then tackle him after he catches it. He's a competitor so of course he wants to play every game and he felt he played good enough to be the starter, but head coach Sean McDermott felt otherwise.
With three stunning trades on the eve of free agency, Cleveland landed a proven starting quarterback, a game-breaking, three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and a shut-down cornerback. Do you think the veteran will be OK with that or will it deter him and make him not want to do much besides worry about getting another big contract? Veteran Davon House, who came back to Green Bay on a one-year deal last season, is a free agent.More news: Ruckus in Telangana house; council chairman injured as Cong MLA throws headphone
I think Taylor thinks he's a No. 1 quarterback in the NFL. The current Browns are as far away from that description as it gets. While they are not a bad team, they no longer strike fear in anyone like in years past.
I choose my words carefully here, because there are still so many variables that could send their house of cards tumbling, but the Browns are setting themselves up for potentially a very nice offense.
What are some of the most glaring things that the Browns need to worry about concerning Taylor's game? . Browns quarterbacks threw 14 combined in 2016 alone. He's careful with the ball, but the criticism of him is he can be too careful and overemphasize the checkdown. Taylor's 1.29 percent interception rate trails only Tom Brady (1.04 percent) for best in the National Football League over the past three years. He a career-high nine touchdowns but finished 13 yards shy of 1,000. A scary team that will return Cook, its two top playmakers in the passing game (Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs) and the league's top defense would only get more terrifying with quarterback stability.
Altogther, that's two mid-round picks this year, a late-round pick next year, and a discarded quarterback for three players who will all likely start in 2018.More news: Tom Brady: 'Miracle' to win AFC Championship game without Rob Gronkowski
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