On a roster like the Browns, flush with as many young players as any team in the NFL, every snap counts in the preseason.
Here were the five players who made the most of theirs in Friday's 17-11 loss at Green Bay.
DL Carl Nassib - The third-round rookie made two plays in Friday's first half that served as the main reason why Green Bay ended those particular possessions with punts. On a second-and-18 play in the first quarter, Nassib hustled from behind the scrimmage to chase down running back John Crockett, who had plenty of green grass ahead of him but was stopped after 7 yards. After Nassib made a tackle on a first-down run in the second quarter, he burst through the line on second-and-8 and collected his first sack. "I was just trying to hustle my hardest and make as many plays as possible," Nassib said.
WR Terrelle Pryor - Serving as Cleveland's de facto No. 1 receiver because of Corey Coleman's hamstring injury, Pryor made an immediate impact when he got around Damarious Randall and chased down a Robert Griffin III deep ball for a 49-yard gain on Cleveland's first offensive possession. He followed a couple of plays later with an 8-yard reception that gave Cleveland a first down and put it inside the red zone. The former quarterback has been stacking plenty of good days on top of each other and gaining confidence along the way during his second training camp with the Browns.
DB Eric Patterson - The Browns haven't been forcing as many turnovers as they'd prefer in training camp, but the one they forced Friday came from, perhaps, one of the unlikeliest sources. Patterson, a second-year player who earned a spot on the 90-man roster after his performance at the team's rookie minicamp, stepped in front of Trevor Davis near the goal line to intercept the Marquise Williams pass and prevent a touchdown. Patterson played in two games last season, one with the Colts and one with the Rams, and spent nine weeks on the Rams practice squad.
DL Emmanuel Ogbah - The second-round pick got plenty of work at his (relatively) new position. Ogbah logged 46 snaps on the defensive line and came away as the game's leader in tackles with six. Ogbah delivered the Browns' second and final sack of the game when he dropped Williams for a 2-yard loss late in the fourth quarter. Two plays earlier on that series, Ogbah tackled running back Brandon Ross for a 1-yard loss. Ogbah said earlier this week he's still splitting his meeting time with both the defensive line and linebackers during training camp. On the field, though, it's been mostly defensive line.
OL Austin Pasztor - The latest player to get a chance to impress with the first-team offense at right tackle, Pasztor received extensive work Friday, playing at the position with both the first and second unit. He appeared to hold his own against the pass rush and made the pivotal block on Raheem Mostert's 27-yard run, swinging all the way to the left side of the line to push defensive back Josh Hawkins out of the way. While the other four members of the first-team offensive line played 11 snaps, Pasztor logged 28. We'll get a better gauge on the state of Cleveland's right tackle competition at practice this week and Thursday's game against the Falcons.