Engel: Rebuilding Browns Seek Stability

Originally Published: June 15, 2005
By Scott Engel | ESPN Games Fantasy Edge
You've read over and over again how new Cleveland head coach Romeo Crennel brings championship credentials with him to Cleveland. But what fantasy players want to know is, can he inject enough life into the team's offense to help them earn their own championship credentials in 2005?

New Cleveland GM Phil Savage made the first notable move to make the team at least respectable again, and like Crennel, new QB Trent Dilfer brings a winning attitude to a franchise that was in dire need of an emotional makeover, as well as one in terms of personnel. Dilfer is no fantasy standout, but he brings the intangibles the offense needs to produce at least adequately. He's poised and confident and has won before. As a starter, he can have a more positive effect on a team than he did in Seattle, where he was often the backup to Matt Hasselbeck.


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