Cleveland Browns: 5 players to watch during the 2018 season

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2. Jarvis Landry

Jarvis Landry thinks of himself as the best wide receiver in the NFL even though others do not see it that way. With Taylor being the one throwing him the football, Landry will be able to attempt to show why he is the best.

Landry was acquired for two draft picks this offseason to help a wide receiving corps that desperately needed some help. The former LSU product put up 112 receptions, 987 yards, and 9 touchdowns. Cleveland is looking for Landry to do what he did in Miami (with inconsistent QB play) in 2018 and beyond.

It will be a tough task for Landry to put up those numbers again. However, it is not that he has not been able to in the past. Rather, the Miami Dolphins did not have anyone they could rely on in the passing game. Therefore, no wonder Landry has put up the stats he has so far.

Opposing defenses won’t be able to defend Johnson, Landry, Josh Gordon, and David Njoku consistently. They won’t be able to stop everyone in a given game. As a result, Landry should still end up in the top two of receptions, yards, and scores. Having a reliable quarterback in Taylor should lead to Landry taking another step forward as one of the best wideouts in the NFL.