Found March 15, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
In a conference call session with President Mike Holmgren and GM Tom Heckert season ticket holders were able to ask questions regarding the Browns with the teams top two decision makers. The call lasted close to an hour. Randy, a season ticket holder since 1999 asked Holmgren about the trade to move up to the second spot to take Robert Griffin III and Holmgren confirmed the Browns went hard to make the trade. We were involved, Holmgren said. However, most all of the stories Ive seen were incorrect. What our offer was when we entered the process and what we offered was every bit what was chosen (by the Rams). Holmgren went on to say that he doesnt know if there was anything else the Browns couldve done referring to the close relationship between Jeff Fisher of the Rams and Mike Shanahan of the Redskins. When it didnt happen there are reasons it didnt, he said. There were real close relationships between the parties involved. Im not sure any offer wouldve worked. It didnt work an...
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