Cleveland Browns Depth Chart

  • HC: Kevin Stefanski
  • OC: Alex Van Pelt
  • DC: Joe Woods
  • ST: Mike Priefer
Updated: 09/24/2022 11:05AM ET
Pos No. Player 1 No Player 2 No Player 3 No Player 4 No Player 5
Offense
OFF          
LWR2Cooper, Amari T/Dal10Schwartz, Anthony 21/3
RWR11Peoples-Jones, Donovan 20/612Woods II, Michael 22/6
SWR18Bell, David 22/325Felton Jr., Demetric 21/6
LT71Wills Jr., Jedrick 20/166Hudson III, James 21/4
LG75BITONIO, JOEL 14/2
C55Pocic, Ethan U/Sea68Dunn, Michael SF20
RG77Teller, Wyatt T/Buf72Froholdt, Hjalte P/Hou
RT78Conklin, Jack U/Ten59Haeg, Joe SF2274HUBBARD, CHRIS U/Pit
TE85Njoku, David 17/188Bryant, Harrison 20/4
QB7Brissett, Jacoby U/Mia15Dobbs, Joshua U/Pit8Mond, Kellen W/Min
RB24Chubb, Nick 18/227Hunt, Kareem SF1930Johnson, D'Ernest SF1934Ford, Jerome 22/5
Defense
DEF          
LDE95Garrett, Myles 17/158Thomas, Isaiah 22/7
LDT96Elliott, Jordan 20/393Togiai, Tommy 21/4
RDT99Bryan, Taven U/Jax97Winfrey, Perrion 22/4
RDE94Wright, Alex 22/398Rochell, Isaac U/Ind90Clowney, Jadeveon U/Ten
WLB28Owusu-Koramoah, Jeremiah 21/244Takitaki, Sione 19/342Fields II, Tony 21/5
MLB50Phillips, Jacob 20/351Kunaszyk, Jordan SF22
LCB21Ward, Denzel 18/138Green, A.J. CF20
SS22Delpit, Grant 20/233Harrison Jr., Ronnie T/Jax
FS43Johnson III, John U/LAR37Bell, D'Anthony CF2239LeCounte III, Richard 21/5
RCB23Emerson Jr., Martin 22/3
NB20Newsome II, Greg 21/131Graham Jr., Thomas P/Chi
Special Teams
ST          
PT13Bojorquez, Corey U/GB
PK3York, Cade 22/4
LS47HUGHLETT, CHARLEY P/KC
H13Bojorquez, Corey U/GB
KO3York, Cade 22/4
PR25Felton Jr., Demetric 21/6
KR34Ford, Jerome 22/525Felton Jr., Demetric 21/6
Practice Squad
PS          
PS56Allen, Dakota LB17Baldwin, Daylen WR57Hoffman, Brock OC82Harley Jr., Mike WR19Rosen, Josh QB
PS64Perry II, Roderick DT41Kelly Jr., John RB00Wheatley Jr., Tyrone OT60Moore, David DT29Miller, Herb CB
PS80Mitchell-Paden, Zaire TE86Forristall, Miller TE80Rogers, Chester WR
Reserves
RES          
RES4Watson, Deshaun SUS9Grant Sr., Jakeem IR17Weston, Isaiah IR53Harris, Nick IR61Odom, Chris IR
RES65Nkansah, Elijah IR91Weatherly, Stephen IR52Deaton, Dawson IR26Williams, Greedy IR81James, Jesse IR
RES69Winovich, Chase IR5Walker Jr., Anthony IR

Depth Chart Fantasy Impact

The big question looming over the Browns right now is whether QB Deshaun Watson will play any games for them in 2022. Cleveland sent 3 first-round picks, a third-rounder and 2 fourth-rounders to the Texans in March for the star QB – and then handed him a huge new contract.

Watson is sure to miss at least some time, and his fill-in will be Jacoby Brissett. The 29-year-old vet previously spent 2017 and 2019 filling in for Andrew Luck, first when the Colts QB sat out with a shoulder injury and then after his surprise retirement. Brissett most recently started 5 games for the 2021 Dolphins, as Tua Tagovailoa’s backup. Brissett sports just a 60.2% career completion rate and 3.0% passing-TD rate.

Browns QBs get Amari Cooper as the new lead WR, after Cleveland acquired him from Dallas in the spring. Through 7 years across 2 franchises, Cooper has never reached 22.5% target share in a season. He has averaged just 20.9% over that span (adjusted for games missed).

This year’s Browns, however, have shed 44.0% target share vs. last year with the departures of WR Jarvis Landry (to New Orleans), TE Austin Hooper (to Tennessee), WR Rashard Higgins (to Carolina) and WR Odell Beckham Jr. (to L.A. last year).

Besides Cooper, Cleveland added WR David Bell in Round 3 of the draft. The former Purdue wideout looks ready to compete for the slot role right away. The team also signed former Dolphin Jakeem Grant in free agency.

The Browns also applied the franchise tag to TE David Njoku and then agreed to a 4-year contract with the 26-year-old. HC Kevin Stefanski told reporters in June that Njoku has evolved into a “complete” TE and that he’ll be a “big part of what we plan to do.”

In the backfield, Cleveland returns Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt (in the final year of his contract), but also kept D’Ernest Johnson around with a restricted free-agent tender. Johnson stepped in for an injured Hunt last season and more than doubled his career totals in carries and targets.

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