WESTLAKE, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns office of vice president Bryan Wiedmeier is never cluttered. A binder always sits within arms reach on his gleaming desk.
That binder is Wiedmeiers work, studied and distilled to its essence. Anyone who works with or for him asks a question and hell go to a tab and find the answer. Little fazes him, and when something at all controversial is mentioned he talks with the same calm tone he would use to order lunch.
Organization like that that is one of Wiedmeiers strengths. The man in charge of the Browns business operations and league affairs can break down complex challenges into small parts. Its his approach, developed from a life in football: Learn, assess, game-plan.
Little did Wiedmeier know or expect that this skill would help him deal with his most significant challenge: Grade 4 brain cancer diagnosed about three weeks ago.
Take the haymaker, he said recently in a lengthy talk at his home. You reboot, focus, and then youre pro...