CLEVELAND — Usually, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is greeted by loud boos every time he opens the annual draft. That did not transpire on this night time, although it may have been because he experienced a very little aid.
Boos rapidly turned to cheers Thursday night when Goodell took the most important draft stage with Browns receiver Jarvis Landry along with crew legends Bernie Kosar and Joe Thomas. With the draft being held in Cleveland, the group erupted, and even broke out into chants of “Here we go, Brownies, right here we go!” and “Bernie! Bernie!”
“I have a couple of mates with me,” Goodell joked before introducing the beloved sports figures.
Two of the three gamers are firmly entrenched in the Browns’ loaded draft historical past: Kosar intentionally averted the 1985 draft so his hometown workforce could just take him with the No. 1 supplemental decide, while the long run Corridor of Famer Thomas went No. 3 in general in 2007. Landry was acquired by means of trade in 2018, but has speedily come to be a fan favored and staff chief.
“How bout them Brownies, huh?!” Thomas requested the jubilant spectators ahead of primary them in chants. “How bout this night, Cleveland?”