BEREA, Ohio – The pants fit perfectly but what about the defense?
On Tuesday afternoon following practice, many Cleveland Browns players had to record video messages to be played on the scoreboard and on local television during the regular season. Wide receiver Braylon Edwards didn't have a pair of pants, just athletic shorts and sweats. He needed appropriate attire and grabbed a pair of jeans from quarterback Derek Anderson and slipped them on for about 20 minutes.
The point: The Browns appear to have put together some parts on offense that go together quite nicely. Where the fit is questionable and could ultimately hold back the Browns after their promising 10-6 performance in 2007 is how the defense works with the offense.
No matter how many moves the Browns made to upgrade their defense this offseason, you have to wonder if the defense will be good enough to put them in the upper echelon of the AFC with the New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and San DiegoRead More »from Browns' defense a step behind the offense