The big knock on the Cleveland Browns coming out of April's NFL draft was the team's failure to secure a game-changing wide receiver, when it loomed as such an obvious need.
The Browns saw enough in Josh Gordonto use a second-round pick in Thursday's NFL Supplemental Draft on the former Baylor and Utah wideout.
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There's a feeling around this newsroom that Cleveland pulled the trigger early, but Browns general manager Tom Heckert believes they've found a legitimate starter -- at last.
Browns receivers were asleep at the wheel last season. Greg Little, a rookie, led all wideouts with 61 catches, but few of those grabs led to points. Josh Cribbs was a better fit as a Wildcat fire-starter than a pure receiver -- where he appears squeezed into the role. Meanwhile, we're still waiting for Mohamed Massaquoi to scare a secondary. Don't hold your breath, young ones.