"We don't want people breaking the rules," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said. "There are 32 clubs that are going to be operating under the same rules."
According to The Plain Dealer, the Browns and Farmer could be fined, and Farmer may face a suspension. The team could also be penalized draft picks.
The Browns seem to be bracing themselves by adding compensatory picks in the draft when their free agents are signed by other teams.
Most of the Browns' new arrivals have already been cut by their previous teams, so the Browns don't lose a draft pick in those instances.
Ultimately, the Browns aren't going to get anywhere unless they can keep their noses clean and increase the quantity and quality of their draft picks.
This will take longer than one year, so despite the Browns' 7-9 record last year, they are still in rebuilding mode.Read more... Join the Conversation...