AKRON, Ohio - The Browns general manager knows the impending change in ownership can lead to some uncertain moments for those in the organization, but Tom Heckert hopes his group can stay on to see the team's latest roster rebuild through.
Heckert believes he's earned that right, but he also admits no one knows what will happen when Jimmy Haslam III officially takes over the team.
"It's hard for me to say," Heckert said Saturday morning. "We obviously want to. We think we're on the right track. We're really excited about this season but I hope I'm here to see it all through."
Heckert said he's talked to his staff in trying to allay fears about what might be to come, but his message -- and the early message he's received from Haslam -- is just to keep working.
"We did talk to the staff," Heckert said. "I don't know that we had to, but they understand the situation. It's a little different because ownership changes don't happen a whole lot, but guys understand it's a part of the busin...