Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 3/13/12

The first hour of NFL free agency has had it’s moments. DE Mario Williams and WR Robert Meachem arriving in Buffalo to speak with the Bills. Pierre Garcon announcing through Facebook that he’s signing with the Redskins. Report after report of players visiting with or talking to certain teams. What hasn’t been reported is even a rumor of a player visiting or talking with the Browns.

And that’s just fine with TJ Ward-

“We obviously are developing our team through the draft. Big name free agents can be good but often aren’t the solution.”

Talk about toeing the company line.

Building primarily through the draft is necessary. Some would argue the Browns have more holes than draft picks though. Hope that when Ward becomes a free agent someday he will still be toeing the company line…

[Related: One area the Browns need to improve through free agency]

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