Cleveland Browns: 8 roster moves the Browns should make for 2019

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1. Extend Damarious Randall

In Damarious Randall, the Cleveland Browns found a free safety that’s not a rotational player. When’s the last time you could say that about this organization’s free safety?

Randall, 26,  is still playing on his rookie contract. He carries a $9 million option for the 2019 season, so the Browns are in no worry of losing him.

It’s also why they  need to extend him for the foreseeable future.

Randall gives Cleveland’s defense a player who brings an edge to the unit. He’s someone capable of creating turnovers, having  and is capable of making turnovers. In 15 starts this season, Randall had 84 tackles and four interceptions.

Randall was also credited with nine passes defensed, and he also had a fumble recover.

The Browns proved smart trading for Randall. All he cost was a mid-round draft pick and Cleveland seemed happy to throw in DeShone Kizer in the deal.

The Browns then moved Randall back to free safety, the position he played in college that led to his selection as a first-round pick (30th overall).

Prior to joining the Browns, Randall had played safety, where he had struggles.

Dorsey should be able to lock Randall up as the Browns safety for the next three to four years.