Cleveland Browns: Harrison Crosses Picket Line, Needs to SIgn Tender and Stay

May 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jerome Harrison made a wise decision to brave the warm weather and sarcastic comments from his teammates when he decided to cross the imaginary picket line and report to the Cleveland Browns OTAs this week.
Harrison's chances to start in 2010 were starting to slip away daily. His leverage with regard to his contract negotiations was drying up quickly, and he had to make a rational decision swiftly.
Despite his monstrous end to the 2009 season, he had to realize he didn't have the starting job locked up by now. Every day he was absent, gave the prodigy from Tennessee, Montario Hardesty, more camera time and reps.
Behind Hardesty, the Browns have trade acquisition Peyton Hillis, second-year back Chris Jennings, and sophomore James Davis.
If Harrison wants to make better than tender money, he has to be the starter and have a better than average year in 2010.
Browns executive Mike Holmgren and GM Tom Heckert are not going to reward him with a multi-million dollar ...

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