The departures have been well-documented. When the season begins in September, the Browns will have new starters at center and right tackle to replace Alex Mack and Mitchell Schwartz.
Ready-made replacements exist on the roster, but the landscape at all positions is subject to change after the Browns make their 10 picks in the 2016 NFL Draft. Offensive line is no exception.
To wrap up our offensive angles on the Browns' possibilities with the 32nd pick, here are four offensive linemen that could make sense to kick off the second round.
C Ryan Kelly - Alabama
It might be wishful thinking to believe Kelly, whom many consider to be far and away the best center in this year's draft class, will be available when Round 2 begins. History, though, indicates it's a possibility, as it's not exactly a guarantee to see a center, no matter how good he is, go in the first round. Kelly won the Rimington Trophy, given to the nation's top center, in a senior season that ended with his second national championship. He started three years and was the literal centerpiece of an offensive line that paved the way for Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry.
OG Cody Whitehair - Kansas State
The top-ranked guard according to CBSSports.com, Whitehair was a four-year starter for the Wildcats but didn't spend all that much time at guard. Whitehair finished his college career as a left tackle. According to NFL.com, Whitehair brings "roster value" to all five offensive line positions but projects best as a guard. The website also calls Whitehair one of the "safest" offensive linemen in the draft because of his functional strength and body control. Their comparison to Whitehair? Two-time Pro Bowl guard Zack Martin of the Dallas Cowboys.
Take a look at the Cleveland Browns roster as of September 1, 2017.
OT Jason Spriggs - Indiana
A four-year starter at left tackle, Spriggs has been consistently lauded for his athleticism. He showed that off in a big way at February's NFL Combine, posting high marks in almost every measurable drill. He was also impressive at the Senior Bowl, and that's helped him move into the conversation as a first- or second-round pick. Longtime NFL executive and analyst Gil Brandt considers Spriggs to be one of the most underrated offensive prospects in the draft and believes he'll have a long career.
OL Germain Ifedi - Texas A&M
The Aggies have consistently produced top-rated offensive line prospects in recent years, and Ifedi is simply the latest one in that line. At 6-foot-6 and 324 pounds, Ifedi is a physical presence who projects as either a guard or tackle, depending on which draft website you believe. He played at both right guard and right tackle in college but never made the move to the left side. NFL.com likes Ifedi as a guard and believes that kind of move combined with the right coaching would "unlock Ifedi's high ceiling." If Ifedi lands with a team in the first round, it'd mark the fourth consecutive year a Texas A&M offensive lineman went that early in the draft.