The Cleveland Browns opened their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday as parts of the state of Ohio deal with the aftermath of thunderstorms and significant heat.
The two biggest stories remain at quarterback with Deshaun Watson and Baker Mayfield. Tuesday alone, we covered a report that two more lawsuits would be filed and then Watson talked for the first time since his initial press conference.
Mayfield and the team agreed that he would be excused from the mandatory minicamp while news broke that the Carolina Panthers had a sense of urgency in wanting to acquire the former Heisman Trophy winner.
That is a lot for day one of the minicamp.
Amari Cooper also spoke about his role as a leader for the team despite just joining.
Outside of Mayfield, everyone else was in attendance for Cleveland including Joel Bitonio who has skipped OTAs this offseason.
There are three injuries of note among players expected to contribute. None were injured at minicamp today but all three did not participate: