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around the web in today’s dose of the Daily Dawg Chow.” />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesDawgs EDTCleveland Browns:“Odell Beckham Jr. not at Browns voluntary minicamp” (Plain Dealer) – “The minicamp Cleveland Browns Hoodie , which is closed to the media, is the extra one afforded to new head coaches, and includes 11-on-11 drills with no pads or contact.”“Tom Pelissero provides latest on potential Duke Johnson trade” (247 Sports) – “Johnson is playing on a fairly friendly deal. He has three years left on his deal with just $2.25 million left in guaranteed money.”“OBJ doesn’t hold back in rant against Giants” (ESPN) – “Odell Beckham Jr. went on a tweeting spree Monday night and took offense at the perception that he’s a cancer in the locker room.”“Browns are 0-for-8 on fifth-year options for first-rounders” (PFT) – “And perhaps not surprisingly, considering the results of the first half of this decade, the Browns have struggled.”NFL:“Seahawks trade Frank Clark to Chiefs, shaking up 2019 NFL Draft by adding No. 29 pick” (CBS) – “Chiefs were interested in nabbing the Seahawks pass rusher and now it is a done deal https://www.brownsfanshop.com/James-Burgess-Jersey , CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora confirms.”“Rams exercise 5th-year option on Jared Goff’s contract” (NFL.com) – “The obvious became official Tuesday. The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on quarterback Jared Goff’s contract.”“Who Is Prospect X? The Search for the NFL Draft’s Most Overlooked Prospect” (MMQB) – “Prospect X runs over the four bags lying on the field, stepping lightly to show off his footwork.”“From Cozy Get-Together To Huge Event, NFL Draft Has Soared” (AP) – “Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even. His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league’s third-most popular annual event…” The Vikings knew they needed to upgrade their offensive line, and tried to make a big deal.At least Jim Brown Color Rush Jersey , until someone else made another one.Writers Andrew Krammer and Ben Goessling said during a podcast that the Vikings were hoping to turn defensive end Everson Griffen into Browns guard Kevin Zeitler, until the Browns folded him into the bigger deal with the Giants that netted Olivier Vernon and Odell Beckham Jr.“With Everson Griffen, you brought him up, I had heard this offseason that they tried to go after Kevin Zeitler with Everson Griffen, and that’s around the same time that the Giants decided to offer up, and probably for a while had been talking about giving up Olivier Vernon Jamie Collins Jersey ,” Krammer said. “So that was a defensive end for a guard swap that the Vikings were well-positioned to make, but couldn’t. But if you’re the Vikings, that would have been a steal. I have heard they tried to do that, but it fell apart when the Browns decided to send him to New York.”Like the Vernon deal, trading Griffen for Zeitler would have been a swap of big contracts.Griffen has since restructured his deal with the Vikings, but it’s interesting that they were trying to move him Christian Kirksey Color Rush Jersey , after he missed five games last year for personal reasons and had just 5.5 sacks.The Vikings eventually signed former Titans and Patriots guard Josh Kline, though that’s not the same level of upgrade Zeitler would have been.
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