Brandt also learned that the two-time Super Bowl winner recently sat down with Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in Florida for more than four hours. Parcells said he came away impressed with the draft prospect's humility and football knowledge, telling Brandt that Bridgewater presented himself as a well-spoken and secure young man.
Browns coach Mike Pettine revealed this week that the team declined to interviewJohnny Manziel or any quarterback at the combine. That means very little considering that Cleveland has plenty of time to fly passers in for a visit. At first blush, it would appear that Parcells is helping to get that work underway, but Brandt was told that isn't the case.