The Cleveland Browns are one of those teams stuck in the "almost there" category. It seems that each and every year, analysts and fans alike tend to believe the Browns are close but may be a few years and a few important pieces away from being a contender.
However, in nearly every season, there is a surprise team that comes to fruition before it is expected.
Could this be that year for the Browns?
While it seems unlikely, especially in the AFC North, one of the toughest divisions in all of football, along with a new coaching staff and completely different offensive and defensive schemes, the Browns have a plethora of young talent waiting to break out.
If certain young players come into their own and play up to their potential, the Cleveland Browns could possibly make an impact on the AFC North this upcoming season.
Here are five young players ready for a breakout season for the Cleveland Browns in 2011.