Addition By Subtraction: Edwards To Bite Big Apple

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Christopher Maher in NFL
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"Addition by subtraction"ùPaul Brown The legendary Hall of Fame coach is credited with this phrase, having used it to justify releasing players who did not meet his standards. "Nothing good ever happens after midnight"ùcommon saying After the Braylon Edwards nightclub incident following a loss to the Bengals, which may have Cleveland's former diva with the dropsies facing criminal charges, it would not have been surprising if Eric Mangini had simply released Edwards outright. Instead, he got value for Edwards. How much is debatable, but releasing a problem child in and of itself may have been the best course to take in the long term. For a coach who is still in the process of changing the entire culture of a team, there was really no choice. We've all had bad days at the office, and Edwa ...

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