When team president Mike Holmgren says the Browns will "stay the course" he means don't expect the roster to change dramatically in free agency.
General manager Tom Heckert says the Browns won't "go crazy" in the marketplace.
True to his word, while some free agents were being signed for staggering sums, the Browns' only prize the first two days of free agency was defensive end Frostee Rucker from the Bengals.
Rucker, a third-round draft pick from USC by the Bengals in 2006, played 16 games for the first time in 2011. Rucker will challenge Jayme Mitchell for the starting job at right end. Last year the Browns re-signed Mitchell for two years, but he had a disappointing season and midway through 2011 lost his starting job to Emanuel Stephens. Mitchell got his job back when Stephens went on injured reserve with a torn pectoral.
Mitchell played in 14 games with 13 starts and made 32 tackles with 1.5 sacks last season.
Rucker has played in 53 games with 19 starts. He had 108 career...