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Brady Quinn Fans: Be Careful What You Ask For

Article By on 24th July, 2009

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The Browns trade up in the draft to get a "can't-miss" QB prospect from a college program known for producing stud quarterbacks, and Greater Cleveland is filled with excitement, waiting to see what the heir apparent can produce. 

Fans all over the region chant for him to play, and bash the incumbent starter. Longtime Browns fans have seen this movie before.

The year? 1970.

The Browns trade Hall of Fame wide receiver Paul Warfield to the Miami Dolphins to snare the third overall pick in the 1970 draft to select "can't-miss" Purdue quarterback Mike Phipps.

Heading into the 1970 season, the Browns still ranked among the NFL's elite, but their incumbent quarterback was Bill Nelsen. Nelsen was a ...

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