Joe Banner and his Cleveland Browns open the season in 6 days. The team doesn’t have a replacement for the one guy the team could always count on, Phil Dawson. Will 2013 be the year the fans find out how to dislike Joe Banner?
Banner is Haslam’s money saver. He was brought into the Cleveland Browns organization to make Haslam all the money that they can squeeze out the the good people of Cleveland. Banner sent the only guy packing the the Cleveland Browns could count on since returning to the NFL in 1999. Now the fans can watch as Dawson helps the San Francisco 49ers return to the Super Bowl
Can you imagine if the game is on the line and the Browns send some kicker onto the frozen field at First Energy stadium to win the game and this unproven kicker misses the chance? How much love will the fans have for Banner if that happens?
It is amazing to me that Dawson was good enough to join a team that is a serious contender in the NFL and yet Banner thought it was better to pinch a few bucks off the Browns pay roll. What the heck is this guy thinking. Banner must think anyone can go into those swirling winds coming off lake Erie in the winter months and kick a game winning field goal.
After all there is no pressure in the position. There was no reason to keep the only Browns player that was on the roster since 1999. Why keep a guy that costs a few extra bucks when you can impress your boss with the savings to the team.
It wasn’t even like the Browns were up against the cap. Yes sir, I can see Joe Banner becoming a real hero to Browns fans this season…….
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