1. Dalvin Tomlinson has turned the Cleveland Browns run defense into a problem for the Baltimore Ravens
Like Wyatt Teller, this is more of a reason to talk about a few different Browns players. For the past couple of seasons, the Cleveland Browns' run defense has been one of the biggest issues of their roster. This year, they finally invested, and this year, it appears to be working.
First, they signed Dalvin Tomlinson. Tomlinson is a good player and has earned contracts with the Vikings and Browns after being drafted by the Vikings. He is a run defender, so he does not get the love, but he has already made a big impact. However, what really helps him is that they did not stop there.
The Browns added Maurice Hurst, an underrated defender who is great at shooting gaps and getting into the backfield.
The Browns also added Shelby Harris, who has been the best run defender of the trio so far. They have rotated all three, and they added Jordan Elliott, a draft pick into the mix.
Yes, they have beat the Bengals and their weak run game, the Steelers and their weak run game, and the Titans, who have a bad offensive line.
Still, Derrick Henry, Najee Harris, and Joe Mixon are all better than Kenyan Drake and Melvin Gordon at this point. Beyond that, who is saying that Sam Mustipher, John Simpson, and Kevin Zeitler, in a down year, are the group to show the Browns' run defense to be fraudulent? Look for the Ravens to struggle to run the ball.