Cleveland Browns Vs. Green Bay Packers: Observations On Browns Receivers

August 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Cleveland Browns finished the 2009 season with a four-game winning streak, the formula for success involved running the football and little else.
Cleveland dominated opponents on the ground, but surpassed the 100-yard mark in passing only once during those four games.
During the off-season, the front office replaced quarterbacks Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson with Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace in order to improve the passing game. However, they did little to address the receiver position.
The only receiver who really stood out in 2009 was then-rookie Mohamed Massaquoi, who led the team with 624 yards receiving. The rest of the receiving corps was mediocre at best and remains relatively unchanged heading into this season.
The only significant additions to the unit are TE Benjamin Watson, WR Bobby Engram, and a pair of rookie wideouts in Carlton Mitchell and Johnathan Haggerty.

Therefore, it was to be expected that Browns' offense ...

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