The Browns just improved their depth at wide receiver
The Cleveland Browns are optimistic this season, and they just signed Breshad Perriman in an attempt to sure up their receiving corps. The Browns have won more games this year than the won in the previous two seasons combined. They didn’t have to do much to achieve this, but it’s a stepping stone they’re glad to have reached. The team sits at 2-2-a, and they’re tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC North. Josh Gordon is a New England Patriot now, but the Browns still have one of the game’s most dynamic receivers in Jarvis Landry. Breshad Perriman will look to prove he can live up to his first-round draft pick status.
Browns are signing former Ravens’ first-round pick Breshad Perriman to their active roster today, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 13, 2018
Perriman was selected by the Ravens with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of Central Florida. He’s 6-foot-2 and recorded a 4.24 in the 40-yard dash at his pro day. Clearly, he has the physical tools to be a good receiver. In his first season with the Ravens, he recorded 33 receptions for 499 yards and three touchdowns. In his second season, he only recorded 10 receptions for 77 yards. From his first to second season, he dropped from play all 16 games to 11.
The 25-year-old is still too early on in his career to be considered a bust. The Browns must’ve seen something in his workout that made them think he could be an asset on their team. Now, they’ll just have to work him into the offense. The Browns will get to stay home and take on the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. If they keep it together, they can remain in the hunt for the division title.