Cleveland Browns' 8 Best, Worst Moves of the 2012 Offseason

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Cleveland Browns' 8 Best, Worst Moves of the 2012 Offseason
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A rocket!

Mike Holmgren and Tom Heckert may often resemble a dyspeptic NFL Laurel and Hardy, but the Cleveland Browns' 2012 free agency and draft decisions ultimately featured more bulls-eyes than pratfalls—as long as everything plays out according to Holmgren’s “my system is king” plan. And no one gets hurt. And every new player performs his chess-piece role precisely as predicted by Holmgren, Heckert and the rest of the personnel gurus.

Hey, it’s training camp—everything is possible in May!

On the "best" side of the ledger, the Browns front office addressed both lines in a generally intelligent manner and added depth to a linebacking corps about to suffer a suspended starter. Unfortunately, they took a scatter-the-buckshot approach to WR.

However, all is good in Cleveland since the decision makers managed to nab the biggest deodorizing Band-Aid available in 2012: running back Trent Richardson. 

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