When the Cleveland Browns hired Michael Lombardi as the teams new G.M. this year, many Browns fans were in shock. Now with the NFL draft just a day away, some are wondering what kind of tricks Lombardi will have up his sleeve this year.
Lombardi could hold the record for making one of the all time worse selections in NFL draft history. He is the guy who picked, JaMarcus Russell, as the QB, for the Oakland Raiders, using the No. 1 pick overall in 2007. Lombardi has never lived that moment in history down. Russell isn’t even playing football these days and is still hunting for a team to play for.
There are all kinds of rumors circulating this year about who Cleveland will take with their 6th pick. There are even rumors saying the Browns would be willing to trade down if they could get more picks. The one thing people are not saying much about is the fact that Joe Banner hides Lombardi in the Browns offices and doesn’t let him talk to the Cleveland media.
People are wondering what the Browns are going to do come Thursday night and they wonder how much pull the team is letting Lombardi have in the 2013 NFL draft. They are hoping he doesn’t pull another move like the one he did when he drafted JaMarcus Russell in the 2007 NFL draft.
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