CLEVELAND — Last Friday, the "Voice of the Browns" and WKYC sports anchor Jim Donovan spent a couple of hours in Berea doing interviews for our Let's Be Clear feature.
Jimmy spoke with rookie linebacker Sione Takitaki, head coach Freddie Kitchens, and general manager John Dorsey.
One of the highlights of our conversation with Dorsey was his statement comparing the fan bases of the Cleveland Browns and his former team, the Green Bay Packers.
“The fan base for the Cleveland Browns is more passionate than Green Bay Packers fans,” Dorsey told Jimmy. “That means a lot, but there are a lot of similarities between the Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Browns because of those iconic years early on. That’s why I’m so ecstatic to be here because this is the Cleveland Browns. You can go back to Paul Brown. If it wasn’t for Paul Brown, I probably wouldn’t have a job because he basically evolved scouting.”
One week later, several national media outlets have picked up the story.
The story hit the airwaves of Fox Sports Radio's The Herd with Colin Cowherd. Not surprisingly, Cowherd dismissed the comparison and took a few carnival barking-style swipes at the Browns franchise's past woes.
You can watch all three Let's Be Clear segments by clicking on the links below: