Cleveland Browns: Quieting the Dissent

March 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When new team president Mike Holmgren arrived in Cleveland, he was cheered and heralded as the voice of experience in an under-qualified front office.
Just three months later however, after trading Cleveland's underachieving former first-round picks Brady Quinn and Kamerion Wimbley, the majority of Cleveland's fan base has been in an uproar.
This new front office has vowed not to dwell on the past mistakes of unqualified men.
Kamerion Wimbley had a solid rookie season, but regardless, he has underachieved his first round status. He lacked the fire and intensity of a great pass rusher, and with the linebacker core featuring Matt Roth, Jason Trusnik, D'Qwell Jackson, Scott Fujita, David Bowens, and Kaluka Maiava, he became expendable.
Cleveland fans may have been fine with a "solid linebacker," but solid doesn't win championships, something Cleveland hasn't seen since coming into the NFL.
Brady Quinn, another first round pick who probably wouldn...

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