CLEVELAND, Ohio — One of the first Browns players to welcome first-round pick Greg Newsome to Cleveland was fellow cornerback Greedy Williams, the guy he’ll be competing with for a starting job.
“Welcome to the land!!’' Williams tweeted immediately after the pick.
It’s a testament to Williams’ high character, and the fact he’s so grateful to be coming back from nerve damage in his shoulder that holding onto his starting job is likely the least of his worries.
Having missed all of 2020 with the shoulder injury, Williams was elated last month when he came to Cleveland for one of his periodic EMG tests and the axillary nerve finally “fired’' for the first time since it went dead during a training camp practice in August.
Since then, he’s continued to make progress, and coach Kevin Stefanski singled him out for praise last week.
“Greedy continues to get good news, and …