The Browns should be paying special attention during the Super Bowl, as the Chiefs have several potential free agents that could help as free agents.
The Kansas City Chiefs are paying star quarterback Patrick Mahomes gobs of money. That means that the Chiefs will have to let more and more players walk each and every offseason due to the bloated figure. It’s not to say he isn’t one of the best in the game at his position, but it’s hard to field a team when one guy makes $40 million per year. So guys will walk.
The Browns should take advantage of this and start poaching some of the more middling paid players from the Chiefs. Guys who are young, have upside, or could secure a position of great need are the prime choices to keep an eye on, and with the biggest game of the year upon us, it’s not a bad idea to use it to see which of these potential free agents are capable of handling the pressures and dealing with the greatest quarterback of all time.
These three players could help secure the Browns in 2021.
Here are three players from the Chiefs who can help out Cleveland.
With the Buccaneers side of the equation, we looked at a few older, high-priced players. This time, here’s a guy who’s younger, talented, and could be had a discount. The problem with rebuilding the Browns defense, especially at linebacker, is admitting you have no dependable players. So even if Neimann is just a fourth-linebacker, he’s still an upgrade over the starting three the Browns currently have.
Daniel Sorensen is one of the best safeties in the league and has never gotten the credit he deserves from the league. That may play into the Browns landing him on a fair deal. He’s an All-Pro talent that keeps getting passed over. Adding him to the Browns secondary for a few years would help solidify them defensively.
Versatility is so important on a football team. Forgoing “positions” for the blue-collar concept of “football players” has always been a winning formula and Alex Okafor is a football player if there ever was one. He’s not flashy and doesn’t have big stats, but his ability to play linebacker or defensive end would be a boom for the Browns, especially with Olivier Vernon more than likely missing the entire 2021 season. He’s not a guy who’s going to change the fortunes of the team but he’s a proven commodity who can be a dependable player off the bench.