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Cleveland Browns' updated depth chart, post-2021 NFL Draft: Offense

The Cleveland Browns bolstered their roster with eight selections in the 2021 NFL Draft, including three picks on the offensive side of the ball.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns made eight selections in the 2021 NFL Draft over the weekend, including three picks on the offensive side of the ball.

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With that in mind, let's take a look at the Browns' updated offensive depth chart following this year's draft.


  1. Baker Mayfield
  2. Case Keenum

The Browns didn't sign a quarterback in free agency or select one in the draft, leaving their depth chart the same in 2021 as it was in 2020. Baker Mayfield will look to build off the strides he made last season, while veteran Case Keenum returns as the 2018 No. 1 overall pick's backup.

Running back

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

For the third consecutive season, Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt combine to create the league's most talented running back combination. Unless Cleveland carries four running backs on its roster, sixth-round pick Demetric Felton could make D'Ernest Johnson expendable thanks to his ability to contribute on special teams.


  1. Andy Janovich

Andy Janovich returns for his second season as the Browns' fullback.

Wide receiver

  1. Odell Beckham Jr.
  2. Jarvis Landry
  3. Rashard Higgins
  4. Donovan Peoples-Jones
  5. Anthony Schwartz
  6. KhaDarel Hodge

Odell Beckham Jr.'s return from a torn ACL and the third-round selection of Anthony Schwartz should provide the Browns' receiving corps with the downfield speed it lacked for much of last season. Jarvis Landry and Rashard Higgins have each established demonstrable chemistry with Mayfield in the past four seasons.

Tight end

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

After catching 46 passes for 435 yards and four touchdowns last season, Austin Hooper returns as the Browns' top tight end. Cleveland picked up the fifth-year option on David Njoku's contract, but the 2017 first-round pick remains a trade candidate following Harrison Bryant's promising rookie campaign.

Offensive line

Left tackle

  1. Jedrick Wills Jr.
  2. James Hudson III

Left guard

  1. Joel Bitonio
  2. Blake Hance
  3. Drew Forbes


  1. J.C. Tretter
  2. Nick Harris

Right guard

  1. Wyatt Teller
  2. Michael Dunn

Right tackle

  1. Jack Conklin
  2. Chris Hubbard

The Browns return all five starters from what was one of the NFL's best offensive lines in 2020. The selection of James Hudson III in the fourth round provides some depth at offensive tackle, while veteran Chris Hubbard possesses the versatility to play both offensive tackle and guard, if need be.

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