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Tom Heckert is Browns' secret weapon

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Nice little piece on Heckert from Walker over on ESPN. Thought it was worth posting. A couple of excerpts: Now the Browns have a young nucleus to build around as Heckert tries to work his magic in Year 2. "I think last year we did a pretty good job," Heckert said in his pre-draft news conference Thursday. "Media-wise there were questions whether T.J. was worth the pick, and we said 'this guy is a good football player. He is going to come in here and start for us and he is worth that pick.' You can try to get cute and say maybe he'll be there later in the second round, so you try to trade down and you lose him. How stupid is that? If you like the guy, take him. Don't try to get too cute." Getting cute is not what Heckert is about, and he definitely hasn't put himself out there to receive all the credit...

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