Originally written January 03, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
Brandon Weeden is no RG3, that’s obvious, but instead of perusing a quarterback who lit the NFL on fire the Browns refused to make a move up and selected Trent Richardson. The truth is, Robert Griffin III wouldn’t have saved the Cleveland Browns. Sure, getting a hold of a quarterback like RG3 would have been nice, but did the Browns have the pieces in place to make Griffin a winner? The Browns would have given up three first round picks for RG3 and the Browns already had a number of holes on the team . Griffin was drafted by the Washington Redskins who already had a defense and were merely missing a few offensive pieces. The Browns have a decent defense coming together, but have largely unproven players on the offensive side of the ball.… Read more
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