Nice list prof! I have a couple extra thoughts to some of your thoughts.
In no particular order ...
1. Keep Kirk Merritt on the final roster. Parker, Waddle, Fuller, Wilson, Hollins, and Merritt. Either keep seven receivers or trade Grant. As much as we want to run the ball, we are going to be a pass-happy team (because our OL passblocks better than it run blocks) and we need the depth at WR
I don't see how we don't keep him. I'd hate to see Grant traded, but it's like the Ravens problem of having too much talent at one position. The only issue with our wide receivers is their health. As far as Grant, I'd much rather see Grant returning punts than Waddle following that injury last year as I'd like to see him just focus on catching passes this year.
5. Baker Mayfield looked really good on his first two drives. The Browns are my favorite to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. They have better balance than KC and better skill personnel, with better depth, than Buffalo.
There is so much talent on that team. If they get the home field position for the playoffs, I think they can make it to the Super Bowl. And, all those Madden additions to their team hasn't hurt their cap situation at all. I'd like to know their secret to that.
7. We need Jaelen Phillips to rush the passer, right away. I don't see that coming from too many other DL.
I haven't seen him explode much in the preseason, but everyone thinks he's going to be really good in the NFL. I hope Ogbah comes out of the gate like he did last year. He was exciting to watch, but he seemed to lose some steam the last quarter of the season. With our stout interior, and with the hopes that Wilkens can improve his pass rush, I see good production from this group.