It is finally time to talk about football being played on the field instead of projections and controversy off of it. No team should be more excited that training camp has started than the Cleveland Browns. After an offseason filled with Johnny Manziel storylines and Josh Gordon uncertainty, it's nice to finally focus on football.
The Browns are looking to change the course of a five-year stretch that has seen just 23 victories. They have not won more than five games in a half-decade. Things need to change, and they need to change fast.
The place where change begins is training camp. This is new head coach Mike Pettine’s first shot at running his own camp, and only time will tell how successful it will be. The one thing that is for certain right now is it's chock full of fun storylines.
Here are five first impressions from Browns training camp.