2011 NFL Draft: A.J. Green to Cleveland? Not So Fast, My Friend!

January 21, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Is A.J. Green truly a fit for the Cleveland Browns at the sixth overall pick? That is the question.
The Browns have lacked a true playmaking wide receiver for years. Despite the emergence of Braylon Edwards in 2007, Antonio Bryant in 2005 and Kevin Johnson in 2001, the Browns have never had that go-to guy.
It’s safe to say that 2007 was a fluke for Braylon Edwards and Derek Anderson. The Browns played one of the softest schedules in the league, and Anderson essentially threw the ball up 10-15 times a game, hoping for a big play.
However, it did give the fans hope that their former No. 3 overall pick from the University of Michigan finally began to make big plays. 2008 was a season of hope as the Browns went in with a seemingly powerful offense, only to face one of the most brutal schedules of the last 10 seasons.
Antonio Bryant made a nice impact in 2005 with Trent Dilfer and Charlie Frye, but he eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark by just nine yards and never was a ...

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