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Cleveland Browns release first depth chart of 2020 season

The Cleveland Browns have released their first unofficial depth chart heading into Sunday's season opener against the Baltimore Ravens.

CLEVELAND — With their season opener against the Baltimore Ravens just six days away, the Cleveland Browns have released their first unofficial depth chart of the 2020 campaign.

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According to a release from the team, the Browns' depth chart heading into Week 1 of the 2020 season appears as follows (players with injuries noted in brackets):

Quarterback

  1. Baker Mayfield
  2. Case Keenum

Running back

  1. Nick Chubb
  2. Kareem Hunt
  3. D'Ernest Johnson

Fullback

  1. Andy Janovich

Wide receiver

  1. Jarvis Landry
  2. Rashard Higgins
  3. JoJo Natson

Wide receiver

  1. Odell Beckham Jr.
  2. KhaDarel Hodge
  3. Donovan Peoples-Jones

Tight end

  1. Austin Hooper
  2. Harrison Bryant
  3. David Njoku
  4. Stephen Carlson

Left tackle

  1. Jedrick Wills Jr.
  2. Kendall Lamm

Left guard

  1. Joel Bitonio

Center

  1. [JC Tretter]
  2. Nick Harris

Right guard

  1. Wyatt Teller
  2. Evan Brown

Right tackle

  1. Jack Conklin
  2. Chris Hubbard

Defensive end

  1. Myles Garrett
  2. Porter Gustin
  3. Joe Jackson

Defensive end

  1. Olivier Vernon
  2. Adrian Clayborn

Defensive tackle

  1. Sheldon Richardson
  2. Jordan Elliott

Defensive tackle

  1. Larry Ogunjobi
  2. Vincent Taylor

Will linebacker

  1. [Mack Wilson]
  2. Jacob Phillips

Mike linebacker

  1. B.J. Goodson
  2. Tae Davis

Sam linebacker

  1. Sione Takitaki
  2. Malcolm Smith

Cornerback

  1. Denzel Ward
  2. [Kevin Johnson]
  3. [M.J. Stewart]

Cornerback

  1. [Greedy Williams]
  2. Terrance Mitchell
  3. Tavierre Thomas

Strong safety

  1. Karl Joseph
  2. Ronnie Harrison

Free safety

  1. Andrew Sendejo
  2. Sheldrick Redwine

Punter

  1. Jamie Gillan

Kicker

  1. Austin Seibert

Holder

  1. Jamie Gillan

Kick returner

  1. JoJo Natson
  2. Donovan Peoples-Jones
  3. D'Ernest Johnson

Punt returner

  1. JoJo Natson
  2. D'Ernest Johnson
  3. Donovan Peoples-Jones

Long snapper

  1. Charley Hughlett

Of note:

  • Following a standout training camp, rookie Harrison Bryant enters the season as the Browns' No. 2 tight end, behind free agent signee Austin Hooper. That puts the Florida Atlantic product ahead of 2017 first-round pick David Njoku, who demanded a trade from Cleveland earlier this year before ultimately rescinding his request.
  • Linebacker Mack Wilson is expected to miss Sunday's opener against Baltimore as he continues to recover from a hyperextended knee suffered in training camp. Based on the depth chart, that leaves B.J. Goodson, Sione Takitaki and Jacob Phillips as the Browns' likely starting linebackers against the Ravens' explosive offense, which features the NFL's reigning MVP in quarterback Lamar Jackson.
  • After missing the bulk of training camp due to a knee procedure, center JC Tretter participated in practice on Monday. Should Tretter be unable to play on Sunday, rookie Nick Harris would likely start in his place.
  • Safety Ronnie Harrison, who Cleveland acquired in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars last week, is currently listed as the backup strong safety. He could, however, see significant snaps on Sunday playing alongside the current starter, Karl Joseph.


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