Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The Brandon Weeden era in Cleveland appears to be completely over, and quickly forgotten. After winning two straight games for the Browns, Brian Hoyer has his team on top of a weak division, and with the Bills up next, there’s no reason the Browns won’t push their winning streak to three games. Much was made of the Browns’ decision to deal Trent Richardson away to the Colts, a move I maintain was the best case scenario for the Browns. Richardson wasn’t giving the Browns the production we would expect from a top running back taken in the first round of the draft, and the fact the Browns were able to steal a first round pick for mid-round production says as much about Cleveland’s strategy moving forward as it does the Colts’ plans. Still, Brian Hoyer has relieved virtually all pressure from Cleveland’s front office by simply winning football games. After beating an admittedly weak Vikings squad, the Browns took on their intrastate rival and shut down one of the league’s best young...
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