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NFL Insider Expects Browns To "Pursue" Veteran QB In Free Agency

A closeup of a Cleveland Browns helmet on the field.

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 21: A Cleveland Browns helmet lays in the end zone before the game against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Ravens defeat the Browns 23-21. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

In just under a month the NFL's new league year kicks in. March 18 is the date NFL team's have circled on their respective calendars as a monumental date for the 2020 season.

Free agency officially kicks off on March 18, opening the door for teams to sign the top players without contracts heading into 2020. Tom Brady, Dak Prescott and Jameis Winston are three of the biggest names that could be on the free agency market in March.

However, there are plenty of other players out there who won't get the national recognition. Another veteran quarterback will be a major addition to a team - even if he doesn't see the field in 2020.

Former Missouri star Chase Daniel is expected to have a sizable market when free agency kicks in. One NFL insider suggested the Cleveland Browns will be among the teams interested in pursuing Daniel.

"Expect the Browns to pursue QB Chase Daniel when free agency begins," CBS Sports insider Jason La Canfora said. "They will need a strong veteran backup to help Baker Mayfield next year. Makes a lot of sense."

Mayfield struggled during the 2019 season, completing fewer than 60-percent of his passes. He ended with 22 touchdowns and 21 interceptions after setting the rookie touchdown passing record in 2018.

Drew Stanton backed up Mayfield during the 2019 campaign, but he's a free agent as well.

Will the Browns bring in a veteran quarterback to work with Mayfield?