Broncos Get Brady Quinn from Browns: Does Josh McDaniels Have His Man?

March 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A year after stirring the pot by attempting to land Matt Cassel in a trade with New England, Josh McDaniels has opened up the same can of worms that alienated Denver's star quarterback from the front office.
Except this time McDaniels got his man.
The question is, for the second year in a row, was the idea of making a trade at quarterback really the right move?
Last season, McDaniels wasn't satisfied with Jay Cutler, a Pro Bowl-level quarterback, and tried to go for a quarterback in "his image" in Cassel, a guy he built up in his own system with the Patriots.
The trade talks blew up in his face, Cutler was spurned, and a trade for draft picks and the Broncos' current starter, Kyle Orton, followed.
Of course, now the same story (only different characters) is being told again, after McDaniels sent the little-used Peyton Hillis (along with conditional draft picks) to the Cleveland Browns for their disgruntled young quarterback, Brady Quinn.
After another 8-8...

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