Brady Quinn: Where Did The “Golden Boy” Go Wrong?

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Published: September 30, 2009

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... 22nd Pick

The Choice: Notre Dame QB and Hometown Hero Brady Quinn

We all remember how this all started...

Quinn was the toast of the town and the Browns looked like masterminds. Although the Browns passed on Quinn with the third overall pick, he was still on their minds. It was like destiny when he heard his name called by the commissioner.

Finally, the Browns had the QB who was everything they needed and wanted.

What more could we have asked for; he had the look, the poise, and was a hometown kid.

This was a recipe for success and the "Great White Hope" would bring the Browns back from ridicule and futility.

Fast forward...

Game One: September 13th.

Eric Mangini names Brady Quinn starter, and Browns faithful have great hopes for the season.

Enter Minnesota, with talented running back Adrian Peterson, and some old guy named Favre.

Outcome: Vikings 34 Browns 20

Quinn's stat line: 21-35, 205 yds, ...

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