Cleveland Browns: Top Five Worst Transactions By Ray Farmer

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Sep 3, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Cleveland Browns running back Terrance West (28) is pursued by Chicago Bears safety

(47) during the second quarter at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

2. Not Hill, Hyde or Freeman But West

During the 2014 NFL Draft, Farmer traded back into the third round to select Towson running back Terrance West. Farmer traded a fourth round pick, 106th overall and a sixth round pick, 180th overall to the San Francisco 49ers for their third round pick, 94th overall.

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The selection of West made sense during the draft. West was a great running back at Towson, which is located in Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens also needed a running back. Yet, with the Browns’ selection of West in the third round, they eliminated any chance of the Ravens from taking the local product.

There were multiple running backs who play the same style and are in a similar mold as West. Rather than having another dud pick, Cleveland could instead have (Cincinnati Bengals), (San Francisco 49ers), or (Atlanta Falcons) among others.

West, who was part of a one-two punch with , rushed for 673 yards and four touchdowns during his rookie season. After just over one season with the Browns, West was traded to the Tennessee Titans. West’s stay there was not long as the Titans released him and he is now on his third NFL roster with the Ravens.

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