The Cleveland Browns made a bold decision by drafting Brandon Weeden with the 22nd overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft Thursday night. According to Browns General Manager Tom Heckert, it was a decision that the organization made with complete confidence.
#Browns Pat Shurmur said everyone in organiation was very excited about Brandon Weeden, incl randy lerner.— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) April 27, 2012
#Browns Heckert: "(Weeden's) eventually going to be a starter for us. That's why we drafted him.''— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) April 27, 2012
And what about Weeden's fellow Big XII alumnus, Colt McCoy?
#Browns' Heckert said team hasn't yet talked about trading Colt McCoy. Will talk about ittonight.— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) April 27, 2012
Should be a fascinating spring and summer around the organization.
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