Anyone who has been watching Browns football knows James-Michael Johnson is a good football player. The Browns should have found a way to keep this line backer. He was all over the field in the Bears game.
This guy is a player who is capable of producing big plays for the defense. I understand that the Browns are deep with line backers, but Johnson gives 110% each time he steps on the field. The Browns can start signing guys to the practice squad today at noon.
Johnson should be one of those guys. If the Browns lose him to another team it is a loss they shouldn’t have been faced with. Johnson has played well the entire time he was with the team. Bringing in some big name players to the defense in the off-season has to be one reason the team cut James-Michael Johnson.
The Browns defense looked like they had problems in the stopping the pass department. They need their linebackers to do a better job dropping back into coverage, Johnson is a guy who could have been a big help to the defense.
I think it was a mistake to lose this guy. The team has to find a way to keep him close by. He is a solid hard-hitting play-maker and the team should have been able to see this. If the Browns don’t find a way to keep this guy, we will hear his name somewhere in the NFL….
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