There's a youth movement happening in Cleveland. The restructuring of the team following the hiring of Mike Holmgren and Tom Heckert has focused heavily on building around a core of young players with little to no NFL experience who are every bit as green as they are full of potential.
Someday, this will result in a very close-knit, connected group of key roster members who have evolved together as a team. Right now, it means the squad is going to have some growing pains.
Fortunately for Cleveland fans, the Browns have made sure to maintain a strong veteran presence on the roster as well, boasting a solid group of experienced guys who can anchor the young team as it finds its identity.
Following are ten of the team's top veterans who will be bringing their experience and track records of success to the Browns this season.
Let's hear it for the old guys.