Leading receiver in loss
Njoku caught six of nine targets for 59 yards in Sunday's 29-12 loss to the Broncos.
He led the Browns in catches and receiving yards while tying Elijah Moore for the lead in targets. Njoku's volume and production have stabilized over the last six weeks, in part due to working with quarterbacks who can't stretch the field the way Deshaun Watson (shoulder) can, and he's posted a 32-330-2 line on 56 targets over that stretch. Whether rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson (concussion) or PJ Walker is running the offense in Week 13 against the Rams, the tight end figures to be one of the top options again in a limited Cleveland passing attack.
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The Browns want to keep Chubb (knee) but might consider releasing him this offseason if the two sides can't agree on a new contract, according to Zac Jackson of The Athletic.
Watson (shoulder) is on track or slightly ahead in his rehab schedule and will begin throwing in March, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Garrett was named Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Flacco, an impending free agent, plans to continue his NFL career in 2024, Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press reports.
Hunt underwent sports hernia surgery Tuesday to repaire a ruptured adductor, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.
GM Andrew Berry said Monday that the Browns intend to bring back Chubb (knee) for the 2024 season, despite his current health and contract situation, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.
Tillman (concussion) finished the 2023 season with 21 catches for 224 yards on 44 targets and added an eight-yard run.
Strong (back) finished the 2023 season with 63 carries for 291 yards and one touchdown while catching five of eight targets for 47 yards.
Coach Kevin Stefanski said Sunday that Watson (shoulder) is expected to return from November shoulder surgery by the spring, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports. "He's doing great in rehab," Stefanski said. "I'm confident he'll be ready to roll."
Walker was active but did not play in Saturday's 45-14 wild-card playoff loss to the Texans.