By Randy Gurzi
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Ever the optimist, Joe Thomas believes exciting times are ahead for the Cleveland Browns. Will he be a part of that as a fan, or a player though?
Things are exciting right now for the Cleveland Browns. Well, that’s at least according to left tackle Joe Thomas.
Thomas has been the epitome of dependability on a terrible franchise for years. Now with his future in the balance, he’s looking at the Browns with some rose colored glasses.
The reason for that is easy to see. Cleveland owns a plethora of picks in the upcoming NFL Draft, and if they actually use them — rather than continuing to kick the can down the road for more picks — it could alter their entire franchise.
That’s the reason why Thomas decided to share his joy for the future while appearing as a guest on the Cavs HQ Podcast.
“It’s an exciting time to be involved with the Browns, to be a fan.” Thomas said on Cavs HQ according to Matthew Florjancic of WKYC. “To be sitting there with the No. 1 and No. 4 pick and like the 33rd and 35th or something like that, there’s four picks that we have in the first 35 or 40 picks, and right there, those guys can change your franchise. Not to mention all the salary-cap space and the willingness by the owner to spend money. There’s a reason John Dorsey came here over all the other places he could’ve chosen, so it’s going to be a fun...