I fell in love with Brandon Weeden late last season when I saw him against Baylor and later in the bowl game against Stanford. I wasn’t overly enamored with Stanford’s Andrew Luck. Everyone in the world was raving about Luck, but I preferred Baylor’s Robert Griffin III and Weeden, the old minor league baseball player from Oklahoma State. The Browns should make every effort to get one of them in the draft, I said to myself.
I must apologize for reiterating old news to readers of this blog in order to establish my point.
Historically, every time the Browns have set out to get a quarterback in the draft it has backfired. I mean it. Every time except once. The Browns got most of their starting quarterbacks through trades or blind luck. [Read more...]