Jan 11, 2013; Berea, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski (center) answers questions during a press conference with owner Jimmy Haslam III (right) and ceo Joe Banner at the team

Cleveland Browns Off-Season 2013: Review of Key Decisions Made

As the NFL Draft has come and gone, and mini-camps are starting, we will be reviewing each individual decision made this off-season by the Cleveland Browns. With major free agency, the NFL draft and the signing of Undrafted Free Agents the Browns maneuvering can now be evaluated as a whole. Each decision will be evaluated using the following criteria:

What was the decision

How does this decision fit with the rest of the off-season

What could the Browns have done

How did this decision limit the Browns

Why this decision

How does this decision impact 2013 season

How does this decision impact beyond 2013 season

Was this a good decision looking back

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Following the completion of the list of decisions listed below a synopsis including themes, reasons and long term vision will be presented. Please check back here as each name will be linked to the review article when available.


Michael Lombardi – General Manager 5-10-13

Rob Chudzinksi – Head Coach 5-12-13

Norv Turner & Ray Horton – OC & DC

Paul Kruger – Outside Linebacker

Desmond Bryant – Defensive End

Quentin Groves – Outside Linebacker

Phil Dawson – Kicker

Kevin Barnes & Chris Owens – Defensive Backs

Kellen Davis & Gary Barnidge – Tight Ends

Jason Campbell – Quarterback

Shayne Graham – Kicker

David Nelson – Wide Reciever

Josh Cribbs – Wide Receiver/Kick Returner

Barkevious Mingo – Outside Linebacker

Leon McFadden – Cornerback

Trade of 4th and 5th Round Picks to Steelers and Colts

Jamoris Slaughter – Safety

Armonty Bryant & Garrett Gilkey – Defensive End & Offensive Tackle

Synopsis of Themes, Reasons and Long Term Vision

If there are further transactions or decisions you would like us to cover please comment and we will address.

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