The lead up to the NFL draft may be the most interesting part of the offseason, but now comes the most exciting part: position battles. The roster is basically set, and now they will fight it out for playing time. The Cleveland Browns in particular have some very intriguing position battles on both sides of the football.
Good NFL rosters always have some guys who are locked in at their position. The Browns have those guys in tackle Joe Thomas, center Alex Mack, tight end Jordan Cameron, most of the defensive line, inside linebacker Karlos Dansby, safety Donte Whitner and cornerback Joe Haden.
But good rosters also have healthy, competitive position battles.
There are always some surprises coming out of an NFL training camp. Just look at Tashaun Gipson winning the free safety position last season for Cleveland. For the most part, however, we can pinpoint exactly where the major question marks reside on the Browns roster.
Let’s take a look at the five most interesting position battles for the Browns this offseason.