Caplan: 'Versatile' Duke Johnson 'most impressive' Browns running back

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ESPN's Adam Caplan heaped high praise on Browns rookie RB Duke Johnson:

Duke Johnson has been the most impressive of their RBs. Versatility and explosiveness shows. Will be an interesting RB camp battle.

My money would be on Duke Johnson to be a 3-down RB for the Browns, but he needs to show he can take next step with pads on.

Fantasy Impact: 

The Cleveland running game is murky at best. The team has two second-year players, Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West, who both had fantasy-relevant moments last season, but they added Johnson to the mix in the Draft. He’s the best receiver of the bunch, so he should have a role on third-down at the very least. But he’s capable of stealing carries as well. The Browns should have a good running game, but it’s going to be a headache trying to project these three on a week-to-week basis. Still, Johnson is a good target for the "wait on RB" crowd since he's going in the 9th round.

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