Browns general manager Tom Heckert said Thursday the team is unanimous on the player they’ll select with the No. 4 overall pick in next week’s NFL draft, according to the Associated Press.
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Part of the peril of covering the NFL Scouting Combine is having to choose which person to interview in a room with three podiums, eight tables and over 700 reporters.
And on the third day, players take the field at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Browns president Mike Holmgren might not be done spinning the QB carousel. Holmgren told reporters Monday that he’ll consider drafting a QB with the team’s No. 7 overall pick and would also consider trading up for one.
The first domino has fallen in the Browns’ search for a starting quarterback. The team announced Tuesday that they have terminated Derek Anderson‘s contract.
The Browns signed LB Scott Fujita and OL Tony Pashos to multiyear contracts as unrestricted free agents, the team announced Sunday.
Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Brady Quinn, Brandon Marshall, Chester Taylor, Cleveland Browns, Derek Anderson, Donovan McNabb, Gary Brackett, Kevin Walter, Matt Hasselbeck, Mike Riley, Tom Heckert
The revolving door leading to the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback position may just continue spinning. The Cleveland Plain-Dealer, according a league source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Browns are in trade talks with more than one team regarding a quarterback.
Two years ago, it was Pierre Garcon out of Division III Mount Union College. Last year, it was Johnny Knox out of D-II Abilene Christian. This year, could Jared Veldheer from D-II Hillsdale College be the next small-school standout to turn a sensational NFL Scouting Combine performance into a promising career?
Browns president Mike Holmgren said Thursday he’ll be heavily involved in the direction the franchise takes at the quarterback position.
One of the agents for Browns Pro Bowl receiver-returner Joshua Cribbs said he’s having ‘positive exchanges’ with the Browns about a new contract for his client. Still, there’s no timetable for a new deal.
Howie Roseman has been named the new general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles.
While the Browns’ four-game winning streak to close out the season certainly didn’t hurt Eric Mangini‘s cause, Mike Holmgren said in an interview with Pat Kirwan and Tim Ryan on the Sirius radio show Moving the Chains that his decision to retain Mangini went far beyond just that small sample of games.
Packers director of football operations John Schneider and Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross are still scheduled to interview for the Seattle Seahawks’ general manager vacancy next week.
Tom Heckert is likely to be named the Cleveland Browns’ new general manager, league sources have told NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi.
In addition to firing head coach Jim Mora today, the seahawks continue to look for a new general manager. One name that has been taken off that list is Eric DeCosta.