"So, you like...stuff?"
The Browns travel to Dallas on Sunday after
what was hopefully a fruitful bye week. There are still two months left in the
season, and before the depressing NFL draft
discussion really cranks up as it does in Cleveland around
Thanksgiving most every year, what else is there for Browns fans to ponder over
the final seven games?
1) Tom Heckert's
2012 draft: Even with outgoing team president Mike Holmgren leaving Berea and Coach Pat
Shurmur soon to follow in Holmgren's generously-carriaged wake, Heckert's fate
is somewhat murky. Last April's draft, in terms of early returns at least, has
been Heckert's strongest. First-round picks Trent Richardson and
Brandon Weeden have had their down moments, but both have shown sparks of
talent and star power not witnessed on the North Coast
for many years. Supplemental pick Josh Gordon, meanwhile, has the makings of a
No. 1 wide receiver, and right tackle Mitchell Schwartz has shown improvement