Cleveland Browns free brokers 2021: Full checklist of Browns free brokers, signings, cuts, cap house, franchise tag, extra

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The Cleveland Browns will try to keep the success going after being in the playoffs in 2020. To be a constant competitor for the next several years, the Browns must make wise free-hand decisions. Cleveland has 26 free agents in 2021, highlighted by defensive players with edge rusher Olivier Vernon, cornerback Terrance Mitchell, linebacker BJ Goodson, and security guards Andrew Sendejo and Karl Joseph.

Loss of revenue due to COVID-19 will affect any team, but with so many free agents, the likely drop in the league-wide salary cap could make things difficult. The 2020 number was around $ 198 million, while the 2021 number could drop to $ 180.5 million, according to data Over the cap.

Franchise / transition day opportunities

Vernon is an interesting case as he put together a solid 2020 season on the other side of Myles Garrett after struggling the previous season. He finished last year with nine sacks, but just as he was about to hit the free agency market, Vernon broke his Achilles in the last regular season game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

There was speculation that Cleveland would put the franchise tag on linebacker Joe Schobert last season, but the Browns let him go and he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cleveland will no longer be allowed to use its Franchise Day during this off-season.

Salary cap

Estimated Cap Space 2021: $ 17,936,157

2021 transactions

Free agent signings

TBD

Free agent departures

TBD

Trades

TBD

Notable free agents

Brown’s 2021 Free Agents

Item player 2020 team 2021 team
Item player 2020 team 2021 team
WR KhaDarel Hodge * Browns
WR Rashard Higgins Browns
WR Marvin Hall Browns
WR Taiwan Taylor Browns
WR JoJo Natson Browns
LT Kendall Lamb Browns
LG Anthony Fabiano * Browns
EDGE Olivier Vernon Browns
DT Vincent Taylor Browns
IDL Larry Ogunjobi Browns
LB Tae Davis * Browns
LB BJ Goodson Browns
LB Malcolm Smith Browns
LB Elijah Lee Browns
CB Tavierre Thomas * Browns
CB Terrance Mitchell Browns
CB Kevin Johnson Browns
S. Andrew Sendejo Browns
S. Karl Joseph Browns
K. Cody Parkey Browns

* Designates Restricted Free Agent (RFA)

Salary cap

Estimated space for 2021: $ XXXXXXXXXXX

Franchise / transition tag options: