If the Browns are ever going to find their franchise quarterback it is going to be this offseason.
Not only do they have the first and fourth pick in the draft, but there should also be viable starters available through trades or free agency.
One option that the Browns may consider is Kirk Cousins, and reports are he would be open to coming to Cleveland.
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Potential first overall pick Josh Rosen has said that he would rather not get picked by the Browns, so they could avoid this problem altogether if they acquired Cousins.
While Cousins is not ruling out the Browns, we can assume that this is not as much about joining a team that is 1-31 over the last two seasons, but rather about getting paid.
As a 29-year-old franchise QB on the open market, Cousins probably envisions becoming the highest paid QB in the league next season.
Kirk Cousins watching this QB playoff performance pic.twitter.com/uBmjcbnDgk— Ryan Bowman (@RyboSkinsHTTR) January 7, 2018
If the Browns are ready to back up the Brink's truck for Cousins, then they just might solve a problem that has been plaguing them for decades.