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3. Cleveland Browns WR Donovan Peoples-Jones

Week 5 was a good one for second-year receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones, who caught five balls for 70 yards.

We were all wondering what happened to DPJ after a breakout training camp. As the season progressed, Baker Mayfield seemed incapable of getting him involved in the offense. DPJ entered the contest with four total receptions on the season for 48 yards.

We’re still waiting to see bigger plays from the receivers, but some of that has to be Mayfield and Stefanski. Currently, the Browns seem incapable of pushing the ball vertically. I don’t know if its Mayfield’s shoulder, but it’s an offensive component this offense doesn’t have right now.

If memory serves me correctly, Mayfield did try to hit DJP on a deep ball down the sideline, but the quarterback was off.

Ultimately, while not a breakout performance, DPJ put together a good game when he really needed one.