The Browns Secondary Is a Reason to Be Optimistic in Cleveland

July 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

July is a month full of anticipation and optimism for NFL fans. Football is in the air and training camps are about to start. Everybody's excited, and everybody's hopeful about their respective teams, at least to some degree.
As far as the Cleveland Browns go, I enter the 2010 season with realistic optimism. For instance, I'm not at all excited by the dawning of the Jake Delhomme-era, but I am optimistic about the reign of Mike Holmgren, who's a guy that knows what it takes to win in the NFL. Holmgren's taken two franchises to the Super Bowl, so there's no reason not to be encouraged about him running the show for the Browns.
Other than that, the only thing I'm confidently optimistic about this upcoming season is the Browns' secondary, which I feel will improve by leaps and bounds this year after a 2009 season in which the unit was downright awful.
Last season, the Browns ranked 29th in both passing yards and passing yards allowed per game (3,915 and 245), and they recor...

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