For any of you who heard Mike Holmgren’s press conference which took place on Thursday, you know one of the hottest topics was the Peyton Hillis contract extension and it’s surrounding debacle. There is no need to go into anything deeper as Craig has dissected it at length yesterday and again this morning.
All of the big hitters in the Cleveland sports media were in the room. Yet, the biggest newspaper in the city, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, managed to completely mislead their readers with their headline in today’s print.
See the picture above.
If you just picked up a paper this morning and read the headline, you’d think that the extension was off the table, the Browns were going to play out the year with Hillis, and then let him walk. In small print below you see “President says team would bid for back.”
I expect something like this from the New York Post, not the PD.
Digging deeper into the actual quotes, you see that the discussions have been tabled for now (“nobody has called ...