BEREA Despite the perception the Browns still need help at wide receiver, Pat Shurmur still is optimistic about the players currently on the roster.
I think we have some guys, number one that are good players and I think theyve had a chance to play a year in the system and to improve their game, Shurmur said. Weve added some young players who have a chance to develop into good players.
Shurmur feels improved quarterback play--likely by Brandon Weeden and running game led by Trent Richardson--will make a big difference for the receivers.
When you have more efficient quarterback play and efficient running game, it all plays together, Shurmur said. For all of those reasons, I think they will be more productive as it fits together.
Browns fans clamored for additions to the receiving corps in 2011 and the only notable addition was second-round draft choice Greg Little, who responded with 61 receptions for 709 yards and two touchdowns. Little has shed 11 pounds and the Browns are hoping ...