Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 11/20/14

With the blockbuster trade between the St. Louis Rams and Washington Redskins now completed, all that’s left to do for Browns fans is figure out the best way forward. We conducted a poll today to do just that.

First of all, on the trade itself Browns fans overwhelmingly agree that they are happy the Browns didn’t pay the exorbitant price that St. Louis was asking. 74% of Browns fans agreed that the Redskins are welcome to the second pick at that price. A mere 10% of fans think the Browns should have paid whatever cost. Finally, 16% of Browns fans claim they never wanted RG3 to begin with.

As far as what the Browns should do moving forward, the results were less decisive, but decisive nonetheless. 56% of Browns fans are fine with one more year of Colt McCoy with more weapons. 20% of Browns fans would like the Browns to sign Packers free agent backup QB Matt Flynn. 13% of Browns fans want the Browns to find a QB in the draft, with 4% of those hoping for a first rounder. Finally Jason Campbell was preferred by 3% of Browns fans and only two people (not percent, but two people) would like Kyle Orton. 8% said they didn’t know, but something else.

Finally, with regard to the #4 pick in the upcoming draft, Browns fans pretty overwhelmingly choose wide receiver Justin Blackmon with 51% of the vote. The poll assumed that Andrew Luck, RG3 and Matt Kalil were all off the board. 30% of fans chose top-rated cornerback Morris Claiborne. 8% chose running back Trent Richardson. Thankfully a mere 2% recommended reaching for QB Ryan Tannehill.

It seems to me that Browns fans are acting very rationally in the wake of a trade that looks pretty irrational on paper. Browns fans still seem eager to address quarterback, but not by violating common sense. If it is going to be Colt McCoy, it seems Browns fans want to make sure he has every chance to succeed by snagging the top-rated wide receiver, Justin Blackmon.

As we all know fans aren’t scouts or GMs, so we’ll see just how similarly the Browns’ front office feels. Judging by the reports that the Browns were in on the bidding for the #2 pick, it seems like the fans and front office have been on the same page so far.

[Related: Where do the Browns go from here?]

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