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Browns GM Andrew Berry: S John Johnson A Player Who ‘Doesn’t Usually Make It To The Free Agent Market’

The Cleveland Browns are not unfamiliar with ‘winning the offseason’. They have had their fair share over the years during which, on paper, they put together significant free agent and draft classes that at the time gave the impression that they were turning things around, only to…well, not.

But this Cleveland Browns team is already one that has potentially turned the corner, posting a winning record, advancing to the postseason, and winning in the playoffs, for the first time since 2007, 2002, and 1994, respectively.

And they have only strengthened their roster since then, especially in the secondary, where they have added John Johnson III at safety after weathering a year of journeymen at the position in 2020, with Browns general manager calling him the type of player who “doesn’t usually make it to the free-agent market”.