The Talent Jury Is Out: How Phil Savage Hurt The Browns in 4 Years

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Daniel Wolf in NFL
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Several years ago, the Cleveland Browns brought in a so-called personnel guru in former general manager Phil Savage. It was Savage's job to not only run a successful ship, but to also find and evaluate talent for the Browns to build their franchise around. We all know how that story unfolded, but perhaps the most intriguing information that came out of the Savage years, was the fact that as a talent guru, he did not bring much talent to the Browns in those years. Everything started in 2005 with the Browns owning the third overall pick in the NFL Draft. This pick was very important because it was Savage's first pick as a GM and he chose the best wide receiver in the draft in Michigan's Braylon Edwards. Right there that should have been a red flag. Edwards was known to have issues dropping ...

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