Who else is tired of this? You all have to be don’t you? How much more futility are we supposed to take?
I feel like I write this piece once a year.
Its 2011 and it might as well be 1999. Nothing has changed other than the faces in the front office and on the sidelines. The one constant is losing and boring football, save for the mirage of 2007. And even that season did more harm than good.
The Carmen Policy/Dwight Clark regime was a disaster. The Butch Davis: Man In Charge regime produced one winning season and the only playoff appearance “The New Browns” have produced. And even that season ended in classic Cleveland fashion with the infamous prevent defense fourth quarter collapse/Dennis Northcutt drop loss to the Steelers in the 2003 AFC Wild Card game. Butch got too big for his britches and was run out of town. In came first time GM Phil Savage riding his White Horse, wearing his ball-cap, looking like Ron Howard, and the reputation as the “college scouting guru.” We all would l...