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The Owl: The Braylon Factor

The Owl: The Braylon Factor

A year ago around this time, a heralded rookie held out of training camp. When he finally showed up, he was fifth on the depth chart and didn't get the role he wanted until deep into the season. The Owl talks about Romeo Crennel's approach to dealing with rookies and how that impacts the Browns' chances in 2006 and beyond...

There are many things to like about the way Romeo Crennel runs his football team, and at the top of my list is the way every player is the same in Crennel's eye, save for the number on the player's back. Call it the Braylon Factor. The way Crennel handled Braylon Edwards last summer will pay dividends as long as he is the Browns' head coach. Edwards was the third player drafted in 2005, and...

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