Found February 21, 2012 on Football Nation:
We all know that the franchise mode in Madden is fun, and the detail-oriented amongst us loved NFL Head Coach. While these games may be fun, we all know in the back of our minds that nothing can replicate the feeling of sitting in our favorite team’s front office and having the ability to make the big decisions that will help the Lombardi Trophy wind up in our team’s trophy case in February.   Many of us may be adults, but we're never going to be too old to daydream about what we'd do if we had the opportunity to lead our favorite teams.   What would I do if I ran the Browns? If I ran the Browns…   …The Browns would be major players in free agency.   There aren’t very many positive memories that Browns fans can take away from Romeo Crennel’s disastrous tenure as head coach of the Browns. The 10-6 season in 2007 was memorable, but since it didn’t lead to a playoff appearance, many Browns fans tend to forget about this season.   However, one notable characte...

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Improvement at QB is complicated for Browns

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