Cleveland Browns Deep Backfield Poised For Smash-Mouth Football in 2010

July 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At the end of the 2009 regular season, the Cleveland Browns were riding high with a four-game winning streak and a brand new starting running back in Jerome Harrison, who broke out to run for over 550 yards in the final three games.
Browns fans were ecstatic because they have wanted to see Harrison get the ball more since he came to the team in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft.
Durability has been an issue with Harrison in his four-year NFL career, and he hasn't appeared in all 16 games in any season yet.
After the 2009 season ended, new Browns president Mike Holmgren took full control over the team and hired a new general manager to begin the process of assessing the state of the roster.
After looking at the running back position, it is now quite obvious that both Holmgren and GM Tom Heckert thought that durability was indeed an issue with Harrison as well, and went out and picked up 6'1" 240 pound Peyton Hillis as the team's new bruiser (with soft hands...

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