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,319commentsMore of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Daily Dawg Chow.ESTShareTweetShareShareDaily Dawg Chow: Browns news (2/6/19)Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY SportsCleveland Browns:“Baker Mayfield’s latest ‘slight’ can serve as more motivation” (ESPN) - “In the end, that might prove to not be a terrible thing for Mayfield or the Browns. Get past the disappointment, and angry Browns fans can take solace...”“Report: Belief Browns will take DT Jeffery Simmons” (247 Sports) - “According to Tony Pauline, league sources expect Dorsey to select Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.”“Browns tied for 13th-best odds to win Super Bowl LIV in 2020” (WFNY) - “Miss football season yet? So do we. Although we have to wait seven months for the 2019-20 NFL season to kickoff, it’s never too early to talk about next season...”“Nothing about Super Bowl 53 should change the way the Browns build their team” (WKNR) - “They closed the gap on both teams considerably last year, but are still looking up at them. The path to the Super Bowl is the same for the Browns.”NFL:“Nick Foles reportedly voids option after Eagles exercise it, set to become free agent barring tag” (CBS) - “The Nick Foles saga has reached an important step Joe Thomas Jersey 2019
, which was entirely expected but still noteworthy, in what could end up being a drawn out process.”“Antonio Brown involved, not arrested in January domestic dispute” (PFT) - “Antonio Brown was the subject of a lot of attention from the football world in January and he also drew the attention of law enforcement in Florida.”“Raiders not expected to play in San Francisco in 2019” (NFL.com) - “The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to waive their territorial rights for the Raiders to play in Oracle Park during the 2019 season, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.”“Cardinals claim LB Vallejo off waivers from Browns” (AP) - “The Arizona Cardinals have claimed linebacker Tanner Vallejo off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Vallejo appeared in 13 games for Cleveland last season, making one start.” Move is a puzzling one for a player the team has nurtured and who developed a solid relationship with QB Baker Mayfield."The Cleveland Browns began preparing for free agency on Friday by placing free agent tenders on wide receiver Rashard Higgins, defensive tackle Trevon Coley and defensive back Jermaine Whitehead.The team announced the decisions on its website.Coley, claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens near the end of the 2016 season Orange Denzel Ward Jersey
, has not done much during his time with the Browns, registering 80 tackles and 2.5 sacks in two seasons. Whitehead was a waiver pickup last season from the Green Bay Packers and played seven games with the Browns as a special teams member. Coley and Whitehead are both exclusive rights free agents and whether they stay or go will likely go unnoticed in Cleveland.Higgins is a different story, however. A fifth-round selection by the Browns in the 2016 NFL Draft, Higgins has gone from six receptions his rookie year to 35 last season, thanks in large part to the comfort level he developed with quarterback Baker Mayfield. Higgins also posted a 122.3 passer rating when targeted last season, according to Pro Football Focus, a number that ranked 13th among 108 qualifying wide receivers.Basically Denzel Ward Jersey 2019
, he is player that the Browns drafted and nurtured, and they started to see the payoff last season, which makes Higgins the type of player the team should be looking to retain.The Browns placed an original-round tender on Higgins, meaning Cleveland would receive a fifth-round selection if Higgins were to sign with another team. While Higgins has professed a desire to return to the Browns, all it takes is one team with a nice contract offer to catch his eye. And with the compensation only being a fifth-round selection, more teams may be willing to take a run at Higgins. For those keeping score at home, the original-round tender is worth $2.025 million if Higgins were to sign it. If the Browns had placed a second-round tender on Higgins - something that may have turned off potential suitors - the cost would been $3 Orange Nick Chubb Jersey
,095 million, which is certainly within Cleveland’s cap space.The Browns can match any offer to Higgins, of course, which could be general manager John Dorsey’s plan all along. Let Higgins and his agent check out the market, let another team set his value, and Dorsey will sign off on that new contract, keeping Higgins in town.There is some risk involved Nick Chubb Jersey 2019
, but unless another team goes overboard with a contract, it still seems likely that the Browns will be announcing a new deal for Higgins in the coming weeks.