BEREA, Ohio - If the Browns have had one consistent thing since returning to the NFL in 1999, it is drama.
Winning has been few and far between, but storylines are not a problem in Berea.
On the eve of new head coach Rob Chudzinski's first mini camp with his new team, Browns fans are wondering "What is going on with new owner Jimmy Haslam?"
Haslam's Pilot/Flying-J headquarters was raided by the FBI and IRS. It is a story that could take a long time to play out. But, it will now cast a dark shadow over the Browns while the investigation continues.
On the football side of things, it will be nice to see what new offensive coordinator Norv Turner can do with quarterback Brandon Weeden. You will also need to keep your eyes on veteran quarterback Jason Campbell.
On offense, the Browns lose Josh Cribbs, but added wide out Dion Lewis in a trade with Philly. Newcomers also include tight ends Kellen Davis and Gary Barnidge.
The defensive will be led by new coordinator Ray Horton. He picked up plenty of players in free agency. Linebacker Paul Kruger from Baltimore is the biggest.
They also signed defensive tackle Desmond Bryant from the Raiders. They also signed Quentin Groves and grabbed Ryan Rau off waivers from Philly. The Browns also signed defensive backs Kevin Barnes and Chris Owens.
On special teams, Phil Dawson is gone. The Browns inked Shayne Graham to fill that spot, and two punters in Jake Schum and Spencer Lanning.
Minicamp runs through Thursday. The next big move will be when the Browns take the sixth overall pick in the NFL Draft on April 25.