Bills, Browns big draft winners in Round 1

Bills draft pick Sammy Watkins is expected to be an offensive threat in 2014. (Adam Hunger/USA...

Bills draft pick Sammy Watkins is expected to be an offensive threat in 2014. (Adam Hunger/USA TODAY Sports)

MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:27 AM ET

In the city that is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, isn’t it fitting that the Browns are getting a rock star in cleats?

Indeed, when breaking down the winners and losers of Day 1 of the NFL draft, no one came out on top more than the city of Cleveland.

Johnny Football, meet the Dawg Pound.

Sure, there are no guarantees that the arrival of Johnny Manziel — a.k.a. Johnny Football — will translate into the Browns reaching the Super Bowl one day for the first time in NFL history.

But for one of the most rabid fan bases you’ll find anywhere, you now have some pizzazz, some spark, something to be excited about.

Perhaps the following story summarizes what Johnny Manziel means to Cleveland.

According to ESPN, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam recently was out at dinner when a homeless man recognized him.

“Draft Manziel,” the guy told Haslam.

He did.


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