Present starter: Deshaun Watson | Present backups: Jacoby Brissett, Kellen Mond
State of the place: The Browns went all-in on Watson for 2022, sending three first-round picks to the Texans and giving him a five-year, $230 million absolutely assured contract.
However Watson underwhelmed after coming back from his 11-game suspension for violating the league private conduct coverage. (He additionally was fined $5 million.) He threw for 1,102 yards, seven touchdowns, and 5 interceptions in six video games because the Browns completed 7-10.
His finest sport got here in Week 17 win over Washington (three touchdowns, no interceptions).
Brissett went 4-7 as a starter and threw for 12 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. A pending free agent, he bonded with teammates, who beloved his presence within the locker room.