Found September 21, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:

weeden to richardson e1342454720678 Diary of a Cleveland Browns fan: Will Rookies Richardson and Weedon create the same Magic?

Hello, My name is Lamont and I’m a Cleveland Browns fan. Ahh yes, that’s right a fan. I have endured a life of pain and heart ache and I’m proud of it! The thing is that we are going on in a good direction as a franchise. We have a rookie by the name of Trent Richardson and he has shown that he can be something special in this league. As the NFL goes transitions back to the old school ground and pound (yes they are going back). This pickup by the Browns will prove to be a brilliant move.

Let’s get down to business as the Buffalo Bills will come to Cleveland for a showdown against the Rookies, Brandon Weedon and Trent Richardson. The last game that the Brown’s played against the Bengals in the battle of Ohio was disappointing but it showed that we do have an offense. Weedon was able to have the best game of his young career, throwing for 26/37 322 yards and 2 TDS with no INT. Richardson became the first Brown’s rookie to not only rush for a touchdown but to catch one as well in the same game and rush for over 100 yards. His final stat line was 19 att 109 yards 1TD and receiving 4 rec 36 yards 1TD.

I want to get excited because this Bengals defense was ranked 7 overall as far as total defense last year. This year they are 30th right behind the Browns and you have to wonder which defense did we see? Should fans get excited about what the Browns offense did to the Bengals if they will continue to be ranked low?

This week they go against the Bills, which people were crowning their defense to do something special, the first two weeks the defense has lived up to the hype. The Bills defense currently ranks 25th in the league, look for the some of the same magic to come from the Browns rookies. I am forecasting Richardson to run for 130 yards 2 TDS and for Weedon to pass for 290 yards 2 TD. Is that fair?

My Browns this year are becoming a team that everyone is saying will shoot themselves in the foot. They always keep games close but then they always find a way to lose the game, 17-16 lose to Eagles and 34-27 lose to the Bengals. Against the Eagles it was a story of turnovers and against the Bengals the story has to be not having Pro Bowl corner Joe Haden.

This team is going in the right direction starting from the top and getting rid of Randy Lerner, next will be to create a winning culture and stop expecting to have a horrible season. This Browns team can have something special, but they have to get out of their own way and believe in themselves to make it to the next level.

Look for the Browns to unfortunately lose this game 24-17 off of a turnover and they will once again shoot themselves in the foot. I hope for my sake that i’m wrong because if we can win against anyone it can be against the “Bad Luck Bills”


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