While the Browns' competition in the AFC North kept it conservative during the opening of free agency, the same can't be said for the other conference opponents in 2015.
The two teams unique to their schedule compared to the rest of the division, in particular, spent big and often.
Here's a breakdown.
New York Jets
New faces: OL James Carpenter, DB Antonio Cromartie, S Marcus Gilchrist, DB Darrelle Revis, DB Buster Skrine
Coming back: OL Willie Colon, LB David Harris, RB Bilal Powell
Biggest loss: WR Percy Harvin (Bills)
Other losses: DE Kenrick Ellis (Giants), DB Phillip Adams (Falcons)
Notables on the market: RB Chris Johnson, QB Michael Vick, DB Kyle Wilson
The big storyline: Few teams went bigger than the Jets in free agency, especially in the secondary where Skrine, who spent the past four years with the Browns, received $13 million in guaranteed money to be the team's nickel cornerback. Questions remain at the skill positions, though, and that's a large reason why the Jets are among the most popular teams linked to Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, who may or may not be around when the Jets pick at No. 6.
New faces: DB Perrish Cox, WR Harry Douglas, TE Anthony Fasano, LB Brian Orakpo, S Da'Norris Searcy
Coming back: DE Karl Klug, LB Derrick Morgan, OT Byron Stingly, K Ryan Succop
Biggest loss: OT Michael Oher (Panthers)
Other losses: S Brandon Ghee (Bengals), QB Jake Locker (retired)
Notables on the market: P Brett Kern, WR Nate Washington, RB Leon Washington
The big storyline: After ranking 27th in the NFL in total defense and 29th in scoring defense, the Titans devoted big money toward that side of the ball and got particularly stronger in the secondary with the additions of Searcy and Cox. Bringing back Morgan, who was one of NFL.com's highest-ranked free agents, and adding Orakpo also makes you feel better about the linebackers. A change of scenery and an improved place on the depth chart could be what the doctor ordered for Douglas, who was the third option behind Julio Jones and Roddy White in Atlanta. The quarterback position remains unsettled, though, as the Titans mull whether or not to use their No. 2 overall pick on Mariota or continue to beef up the defense with the addition of a player such as USC's Leonard Williams.
New faces: S Nate Allen, DB James Dockery, RB Roy Helu, C Rodney Hudson, LB Curtis Lofton, QB Christian Ponder, RB Trent Richardson, TE Lee Smith, LB Malcolm Smith, NT Dan Williams
Coming back: N/A
Biggest loss: DE LaMarr Woodley (Cardinals)
Other losses: S Tyvon Branch (Chiefs), DB Chimdi Chekwa (Patriots), RB Darren McFadden (Cowboys).
Notables on the market: WR Vincent Brown, WR Denarius Moore, CB Carlos Rogers, QB Matt Schaub, C Stefen Wisniewski
The big storyline: The Raiders spent big money beefing up the middle of their offensive and defensive lines with the additions of Hudson and Williams, who will combine to make nearly $18 million in guaranteed money. Oakland made a run at a number of high-profile free agents early in the process, including Ndamukong Suh, but missed on pretty much all of them. The surplus of bodies added a few days later helped soften the blow.
San Diego Chargers
New faces: OL Orlando Franklin, WR Stevie Johnson, WR Jacoby Jones, DB Patrick Robinson, DL Mitch Unrein, S Jimmy Wilson
Coming back: DB Brandon Flowers
Biggest loss: S Marcus Gilchrist (Jets)
Other losses: LB Andrew Gachkar (Cowboys), RB Ryan Mathews (Eagles), WR Eddie Royal (Bears), LB Reggie Walker (Broncos), DB Shareece Wright (49ers).
Notables on the market: RB Ronnie Brown, LB Dwight Freeney, OL Doug Legursky
The big storyline: The biggest headlines coming out of San Diego these days have nothing to do with who's come and gone in free agency. Instead, speculation is swirling about quarterback Philip Rivers, who has said he will play out his contract instead of working on an extension. Though reports have indicated the Chargers won't pursue trading Rivers, that hasn't stopped Monday Morning General Managers from discussing potential trades with the likes of the Titans, who hold the draft's No. 2 overall pick. If Rivers is back as many expect, he'll have a new look to his receiving corps, which should highly benefit from the arrival of Johnson, who was in need of a change of scenery.
New faces: TE Owen Daniels, OL Shelley Smith, S Darian Stewart, LB Reggie Walker, DL Vance Walker
Coming back: TE Virgil Green
Biggest loss: TE Julius Thomas (Jaguars)
Other losses: OL Orlando Franklin (Chargers), LB Nate Irving (Colts), DL Terrance Knighton (Redskins), S Rahim Moore (Texans), TE Jacob Tamme (Falcons), DL Mitch Unrein (Chargers)
Notables on the market: WR Wes Welker
The big storyline: The Broncos took care of business before it all started when they locked up star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas with the franchise tag. And then they found out Peyton Manning would be back, ensuring the "win now" mindset would continue in Denver for at least one more season. The loss of Thomas was quickly covered up by the signing of Daniels, who played for coach Gary Kubiak last season in Baltimore. The same goes for the losses on the offensive line (Franklin for Smith), safety (Moore for Stewart) and defensive line (Knighton for Walker).
Kansas City Chiefs
New faces: WR Jeremy Maclin, S Tyvon Branch, OL Paul Fanaika
Coming back: WR Jason Avant, TE Richard Gordon, DB Kelcie McCray, S Ron Parker
Biggest loss: C Rodney Hudson (Raiders)
Other losses: WR Dwayne Bowe (Browns), DB Kurt Coleman (Panthers), TE Anthony Fasano (Titans), DL Vance Walker (Broncos)
Notables on the market: OL Ryan Harris, LB Josh Mauga, LB Joe Mays, RB Joe McKnight
The big storyline: The Chiefs' biggest splash was made in hopes of redemption from a statistical anomaly that will follow them for years to come. One season after not seeing a single wide receiver catch a touchdown pass, the Chiefs added Maclin, who was one of the league's most coveted free agents and accounted for 10 scores with the Eagles last season. The Chiefs might need that sort of improved production in the passing game because the running attack and offense as a whole will miss Hudson, who will be suiting up for one of the Chiefs' top rivals in 2015 and beyond.