Cleveland Browns 2009 NFL Draft: Prepare To Be Disappointed


Published: March 30, 2009


... Mangini and GM George Kokinis, affectionately dubbed "Mankok," are going to do things their way. This is very bad news for a fan base that expects to be heard and obeyed. Obviously, there has been no love lost between the two this offseason, and it may get even worse after the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26.

Browns fans want a defense to rival those of their two neighbors and most bitter rivals, Pittsburgh and Baltimore. So in keeping up with the Jones', supplications and pleas have been made for the Browns to draft a defensive player in the first round of the draft, whether it be DE Brian Orakpo or a linebacker like Aaron Curry or Clay Matthews. After all, there is certainly room for Cleveland to improve on their pass rushing.

Yet, judging by Mankok's off season activity, this scenario could very well be in jeopardy. This is, of course, mere speculation, but here is why I believe that Cleveland Browns fans could come away from the 2009 draft extremely ticked off.


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