The Cleveland Browns are earning pretty solid reviews for their 2021 preseason opening win victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, even with the starting lineups consisting mainly of players will be backups once the games start to count.
It’s still a positive sign that coach Kevin Stefanski has the reserves prepped and ready to play.
If you’re Urban Meyer, you’re probably not feeling to great seeing your best bets get tossed around by Cleveland’s second-and third-string pretty handily.
And yeah, I know what you’re thinking. A Pop Warner team could give Jacksonville’s starting unit the run around. Good one.
We’ve been in Jacksonville’s place for the better part of 20 years, so to see Cleveland’s backup prepared and well coaches, well take it for it is: A good sign.
There were plenty of players who saw their stocks go up in victory, but there were a few players trending in the wrong direction, as well.
Here’s three players whose stock went down during the team’s 23-13 win.