Apr 24, 2018
There is no shortage of breathless speculation leading up to every NFL Draft, and with the Browns possessing the first and fourth overall picks, the rumor mill is in high gear this year. Even the most trusted national media members are hedging their bets on what the Browns will do. The Nail in the Coffin hosts Tom Valentino and Travis Ulle jumped on the WFNY pod with one of their regular guests, Mark Meszoros, to try to make sense of four months’ worth of mixed messages and various top players being linked to Cleveland. Do reporters know when they are being sold a bill of goods? Is there value in passing along a dubious rumor now if it leads to increased access in the future? And just how much of what reporters hear from league sources do they end up choosing to share with the public?