Browns add receiver and defensive end Wednesday

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The Cleveland Browns are a team in transition during the 2022 offseason. A lot of moves have been made on the offensive side of the ball with veterans like Jarvis Landry, Austin Hooper, J.C. Tretter and Case Keenum gone from the team. Deshaun Watson, Amari Cooper, Jakeem Grant, Jacoby Brissett, Ethan Pocic and Josh Dobbs have been added as replacements.

With the NFL draft just around the corner, the team’s needs still seem in line with what we thought prior to the start of the offseason. Defensive end, defensive tackle, wide receiver and kicker still linger as the Browns look to compete for the Super Bowl.

While the team can hope Jadeveon Clowney will return and Jarvis Landry will be swayed by championship aspirations instead of home-state interests, they can’t assume either.

While not replacements for either of those two veterans, Cleveland did add Isaac Rochell and Javon Wims to their roster on Wednesday.

Rochell has played in 63 games since being drafted in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL draft. He has compiled 15 quarterback hits, 10 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks during that time. He has the ability to slide inside as well on passing downs.

Wims was also a seventh-round pick, in 2018, playing three years for the Chicago Bears. He has just 28 receptions, 266 yards and two touchdowns on his resume. Based on his relative athletic score, he seems best suited as an outside receiver and someone who can help on special teams:

Two more depth pieces or competition in place for the Browns as we march toward next Thursday’s NFL draft.