We’ve taken to the roundtables recently as a good way to bring our email conversations back on to the front pages of the site. Today, we’re talking about Barkevious Mingo and why it seems that Browns fans are taking his injury situation in stride.
Craig: How surprised are you that there isn’t a lot of panic or fatalistic commentary regarding Barkevious Mingo’s injury? In the past if the top draft pick of the Browns got hurt in somewhat mysterious fashion before even embarking on a regular season NFL career, we’d be talking about putting it on the same timeline with Courtney Brown, Kellen Winslow, LeCharles Bentley and Staph infections. Yet, for whatever reason, I don’t get the feeling that Browns fans are letting this bother them just yet. What accounts for the low level of panic and newly renewed patience factor?
Scott: I think it definitely helps that he’s started to run and will (reportedly) increase activity leading up to Opening Day. [Read more...]