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Manziel is not the answer for the Cleveland Browns

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Cleveland Browns have made a lot of Johnny Manziel noise in recent times but it turns out that he might not be the best option for the Browns and their offense.

At this current stage the Browns are in somewhat of a privileged position having the fourth overall pick in the NFL Draft.

They will use that pick to select a quarterback that is for sure, and it's extremely likely that they will still have the choice of at least one of Manziel, Blake Bortles or Teddy Bridgewater.

The reason for this is because St Louis Rams have the second pick in the Draft, and they won't be selecting a QB, with Sam Bradford at their signal calling helm.

There is plenty of support for the notion of Manziel suiting up in a Browns uniform, with Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden explaining, "I would have no problem with it. I love the way he plays and his passion," he said.

But all talk of Manziel seems to cloud what might actually be the best option for the Browns.

If a team is going to go with a quarterback they will do that to improve their offense, which means the team concerned needs to be analysed in terms of their capabilities.

The most important player on the Browns offense is Josh Gordon, and finding a QB that will fit well with the speedy wide-out is crucial.

So which player would be able to connect on a regular basis with Gordon? Bortles, Manziel or Bridgewater?

Out of the top QB's that are available in the NFL Draft in May, Bridgewater is the one that stands out.

This is because of his production and not his propaganda machine or potential upside is what makes him. 

Bridgewater is somewhat of a known quantity, which means there is maybe less upside to him than say that of what Bortles might bring.

Come the NFL Combine, Bridgewater's questions were not about his quality, but rather what set him apart.

Naturally his go to response was the talk of his accuracy that is superior to other QB draft prospects.

"The biggest thing, I think, is my accuracy. This past season, I was able to complete 71 percent of my passes. My third-down completion percentage was pretty much off the charts, my pocket presence. That separates me."

It's this accuracy that the Cleveland Browns need in their organisation. A Bridgewater and Gordon tandem would be the most effective for a Browns team in desperate need of a quality QB.  

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