Having a top-10 draft pick in the NFL is an exciting, yet challenging, opportunity. The expectation is that general managers will draft a franchise-changing player within those first 10 selections, and that’s the challenge 10 front office teams face in the next week. On a conference call on Thursday, Cleveland Browns Chief Strategy Officer Paul DePodesta … [Read more...] about Paul DePodesta Expects ‘A Very Good Player’ At No. 10, Open To Trading
Jimmy Haslam has his dream team of aligned, single-visioned, analytics mavens set up in Berea. Paul DePodesta, Andrew Berry, and Kevin Stefanski seem legitimately enthusiastic about their team. Each of them boasts an Ivy League background in economics. Berry tacked on a Masters Degree in computer science. There is little doubt Haslam has … [Read more...] about Should Browns Fans Believe In The Ivy League Front Office?
According to many NFL executives and coaches, Cleveland has one of the brightest future general managers on their payroll. It is not Andrew Berry, although he gets rave reviews, too. https://twitter.com/B_McGLOCK/status/1100045290336329729 But when Eliot Wolf joined the Cleveland Browns front office, his stay was expected to be short. He had … [Read more...] about Should The Browns Have Promoted Eliot Wolf As General Manager?
First things first – I owe Jimmy Haslam some kudos. When he kicked off the search for the next coach and GM of the Cleveland Browns, I figured the team owner would once again hijack everything. It seemed lofty to assume Haslam would listen to chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta, with the idea of him going with an ill-fitting hire based on his gut seeming far more … [Read more...] about The New Browns Regime’s Success Will Depend On Haslam’s Patience
Paul DePodesta continues to lead the Cleveland Browns general manager search with one week until the Super Bowl. The team went without a GM at the Senior Bowl and the urgency to get someone in the building is growing with each passing day. https://twitter.com/AkronJackson/status/1219410256272535552 Though it may not be as easy for the Browns to hire a GM as … [Read more...] about Should Paul DePodesta Be Involved In The Browns Draft?