Cleveland Browns: Top 10 WRs Cleveland Needs To Target in 2011

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Cleveland Browns: Top 10 WRs Cleveland Needs To Target in 2011
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Cleveland needs to get Colt McCoy some weapons to throw to. Period.

With the Browns' latest defeat, 24-20 at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars, it was clearly exposed that the Browns have a serious deficiency of talent at the wide receiver spot.

Currently, Cleveland has the 30th-ranked passing attack in the NFL, which currently averages 190.1 yards a game.

What that tells me is that Cleveland has no true No. 1 wide receivers to draw double coverage and open up the field for McCoy to throw downfield.

This dilemma is what will enable teams to stack the box on Browns' do-it-all halfback, Peyton Hillis, who is the team's second leading receiver with 351 yards receiving and is tied for the team lead in touchdowns with two.

Let me put that in perspective: A halfback is your team's second leading receiver behind a tight end. Not good. 

Not to sound like I'm repeating or rehashing this topic, but ask any Cleveland Browns fan the one major area that the team needs to improve and build on for 2011. What would that be?

Thought so.  

At 3-7, Cleveland has a realistic shot at selecting in the 9-17 range in the 2011 NFL Draft in April, and if I'm Mike Holmgren and Browns GM Tom Heckert, I would personally send a t10-man scouting team down to Athens, Georgia, where maybe the next Browns wideout is currently playing "between the hedges" in Georgia junior wide receiver A.J. Green.   

Here are the top 10 wide receivers that Cleveland needs to target in 2011.

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