3 Free Agent Running Backs Browns Must Target Following Jerome Ford injury

In the wake of Jerome Ford's injury on Monday, here are 3 free agent running backs that could possibly replace him.

3 free agent running backs the Browns should consider signing, including Kareem Hunt.
3 free agent running backs the Browns should consider signing, including Kareem Hunt. / Kareem Elgazzar-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Darrell Henderson Jr.

Another option for the Browns to consider is Henderson Jr.

There hasn't been a ton of interest in Henderson this summer with bigger names like Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliott, Leonard Fournette and Hunt still on the board. That means Henderson should be relatively cheap, which is probably what Cleveland is looking for here.

Henderson was solid during his time with the Rams, flashing RB1 potential at times. The main issue with him is that he had trouble staying healthy, missing 12 games over the past two seasons combined. The important thing is that he's healthy now, though, which is when the Browns would need him the most.

That said, Henderson works well as a backup, as he's only started 28 of his 50 career games. He's also been effective on passing plays, averaging 7.2 yards per catch for his career so far. That makes him a good complement to Chubb -- who can handle the bulk of the carries -- and a decent replacement option if Chubb gets hurt as well.

He might not be the biggest name left on the market, but Henderson has a solid track record and could still make sense for Cleveland. He's also a Super Bowl champ, which fits into the culture that we're trying to build here.