Browns Training Camp is now in full swing. The team is in the process of installing Mike Pettine’s new defensive scheme. He wants his defense to be physical and tough in order to compete in the AFC North. In order to do so, the Browns added several players who fit this qualification, one of which was strong safety Donte Whitner. Within the last 24 hours, they also added Jim Leonhard to add more depth to this position. The safety is asked to contribute heavily in the run and pass defense. This position could improve just because of the improvement in the cornerback group. The safeties can focus on other areas if the corners can cover in one-on-one without much help. The defense will be looked upon as the backbone of the Browns and if these safeties can play well, the team will have a solid secondary.
Let’s take a look at the safety position for the 2014 Browns. [Read more...]