The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.
The first thing I thought of was the scene in Goodfellas, when Stacks was shot and Tommy told Carbone “to make that coffee to go” when Ray Farmer brought up slow brewed coffee in his pre-draft press conference on Thursday.
Corey Chavous Says “You’ve Gotta Come Out of This Draft With a Run Stuffer” If You’re the Browns, Need a Bigger WR
Corey Chavous talks about what the Browns’ plan should be heading into this year’s draft, which defensive lineman he likes in this class, why he thinks Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon are both worth first round picks and which wide receivers he would consider if he was making decisions for the Browns…
Andrew Siciliano of the NFL Network & DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss Ray Farmer’s mastery of ‘saying nothing’ about the draft, if it’s possible for Cleveland to end up with Philip Rivers this offseason, if the Browns would make the playoffs if they ended up with Rivers, the true value of the #12 pick, and more.
Farmer did not try to trade Johnny Manziel to the Philadelphia Eagles in an effort to land Sam Bradford.
Browns Beat: 92.3’s Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin and Phelps Thursday live from Berea to discuss Ray Farmer’s comments during his pre-draft press conference, including QB thoughts, his plan going in, and what we should or should not believe.
Farmer laughs at the pre-draft speculation, none of which is true according to him, and he doesn’t buy the idea that a quarterback will fix all that ails the Browns.
Citing his Catholic faith, San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco promised he wasn’t going to lie during his pre-draft news conference.
Chris Landry Says Mariota’s “Upside a Little Bit Better Than People Think; Floor is Pretty High, Too”, Won’t Be a Bust
Chris Landry talks about the likely cost for Marcus Mariota in trading up to acquire him, the public perception that there is more trade buzz for Marcus Mariota than Jameis Winston, Tashaun Gipson’s contract status and the Browns’ thought process with him…
Tony Pauline Says “Browns Are Going to Be Very Active As Far as Trading Up To Get Mariota or In a Deal For Another Team”
Tony Pauline talks about his report regarding the Browns’ interest in moving up for Marcus Mariota, the possibility that Cleveland could get involved in a three-team trade for Marcus Mariota in which the Browns end up with a veteran quarterback like Philip Rivers…