3 Most Disappointing Browns Through the First Month of the Season

These guys need to step it up after the bye week.

3 Browns players who have been major disappointments thus far.
3 Browns players who have been major disappointments thus far. / Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Donovan Peoples-Jones

After racking up 839 receiving yards last year, Donovan Peoples-Jones was expected to be a quality WR2 this season behind Amari Cooper.

Instead, he's been mysteriously absent through the first four games, drawing just 14 targets. He's managed to reel in only six of them, recording 75 yards and no touchdowns.

That's definitely not the kind of production you want from your No. 2 receiver, so DPJ needs to get more involved. He's yet to receive more than 4 targets in a game and only has one game with multiple catches. In the other three games, he's been held to 12 receiving yards or less.

Clearly, DPJ needs to work on his chemistry with Watson. He also has to do a better job getting open.

Hopefully this is something that gets sorted out during the bye week, as the coaching staff bears some responsibility for this as well. But we need Peoples-Jones to take some of the pressure off Cooper and give Watson another reliable option in the passing game in order for this offense to reach its full potential.