Found August 02, 2012 on Football Nation:
Since the newest version of the Cleveland Browns joined the NFL for the 1999 season the franchise has made just one trip to the playoffs. While there has been plenty of blame to go around…six different head coaches in 13 seasons, a slew of high draft pick busts, playing in the most consistently tough division in the NFL, etc. … the dismal performance of the Browns’ wide receiver corps has to be at or near the top of the list when looking at why the franchise seems to be perpetually stuck in neutral. The raw numbers are ugly. Since the Browns’ return in 1999 the team has boasted just three seasons with a wide receiver breaking the 1,000-yard plateau; Kevin Johnson with 1,097 yards in 2001, Antonio Bryant with 1,009 yards in 2005 and Braylon Edwards with 1,289 yards in 2007. In these 13 seasons the average leading Browns wide receiver caught 60 passes for 824 yards (13.7 yards per catch) and five touchdowns. In 2000 Cleveland wideouts caught just three touchdown passes combined. In...
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HOLY CRAP RANDY LERNER IS SELLING THE CLEVELAND BROWNS!.....and you know what? He did just that, to the tune of a billion dollars.
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