Browns focused on winning, not building for future

Believing they're on the brink of something big, the Browns have sacrificed precious draft picks to acquire proven veterans. The approach likely will determine the fate of Cleveland's current regime, writes Pat Yasinskas.

Originally Published: March 7, 2008
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

It's early March, and Romeo Crennel is ticking off his haul from April's NFL draft.

"Brady Quinn is my first-round pick,'' the coach of the Cleveland Browns said Thursday. "Brady's going to be a good quarterback for the Browns for a long time to come. My second-round pick is Corey Williams. He played four years up in Green Bay, and he played very well. My third-round pick is Shaun Rogers. He's a tremendous talent, and he's very excited about being in Cleveland.''

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