Cleveland Browns: 2 Free agent defensive tackles to still pursue

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The Cleveland Browns have struck out on both free agent defensive tackles Mike Daniels and Gerald McCoy. Needing depth, two free agents still remain.

Mike Daniels signs with the Detroit Lions, looking to get revenge on the team that cut him by facing the Green Bay Packers twice per year. That makes the Cleveland Browns 0-for-2 on luring big time defensive tackle free agents to the team after failing to sign Gerald McCoy as well.

Last year, defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi saw one of the highest amounts of defensive snaps played in the entire league, and as a result saw his production slowly dip as the season went along and even face an injury. The Browns gave rotational reps to former undrafted free agent Trevon Coley and Brian Price; needless to say, there is a depth issue in Cleveland in the defensive trenches.

The Browns, too, have admitted they have a problem with their depth along the defensive line by investing their time and energy into both Daniels and McCoy. The problem, however, is that the talent on the open market at the defensive tackle position is drying up.

Last year the Browns added defensive tackles after they were left without a team after final cuts and none of them panned out for the Browns. Given that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing over again and expect a different result, the Browns should not look to add depth at that point again.

Here are two defensive linemen still on the open market that the Browns could pursue in order to add depth to their defensive front that stand out far above the rest of the unemployed bunch.