Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 11/7/11
The Cleveland Browns are bad and they are depressing to watch. There are a lot of standard coping strategies to deal with depression. One of the biggies that I’ve used over the years if I was especially beaten down by work or had some winter blahs was to buy concert tickets. That would give me an event in the future that I could get excited about and look forward to. For Browns fans, I think it is time to look forward to the Cleveland Browns’ version of the Super Bowl: The NFL Draft. I have been saying recently that this year’s draft is the most important since Phil Savage and the Browns got the Brady Quinn pick wrong. I thought it was a nice measured risk at the time, but we all know how it played out. Anyway, Tom Heckert and the Browns placed serious emphasis on this draft when they traded down with Atlanta a year ago. That trade ended up causing the Browns to take Phil Taylor in the first round. They used Atlanta’s second rounder for Greg Little. They used Atlanta’s fourth round...
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