Found November 18, 2011 on
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Ben Watson is a realist.
The Browns tight end knows the 3-6 Browns are struggling offensively. As an eight-year veteran and former member of some potent New England teams, Watson can authoritatively state his case regarding NFL offense. Yet when called on to specify what exactly the Browns offense needs to do to show improvement, Watson realizes the issue isnt so simple.
As an offense, weve got to keep plugging away and face the criticism, Watson said.
Criticism of the Browns offense which currently ranks 30th in the NFL in yards per game has grown heated in recent weeks. Outside of the Browns locker room, many have suggested that the offenses lethargic pace is the result of everything from head coach Pat Shurmurs tepid play calling, Colt McCoys questionable arm strength and Peyton Hillis suffering the effects of the Madden Curse.
However, Watson offers a much more grounded approach to his teams struggles.
As an offense, youre measured by points, Watson said. So, we need ...
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