Haslams reignite Cleveland Browns’ chaos with Deshaun Watson trade

BEREA — New Browns receiver Amari Cooper said most of what he knew about the organization came from the movie “Draft Day.”

If he believes the outlandish conundrum faced by fictional general manager Sonny Weaver Jr. over the No. 1 pick was chaos, Cooper hasn’t seen anything yet.

Think the Johnny Manziel circus, Freddie Kitchens’ T-shirt, and the drama of Odell Beckham Jr.’s parting.

Dysfunction is back in Berea, thanks to co-owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam.

The Haslams decided to trade for Houston Texans three-time Pro Bowl quarterback Deshaun Watson and give him a record $230 million guaranteed contract while he’s facing 22 civil lawsuits from massage therapists alleging sexual misconduct.

The NFL is conducting its own investigation and Watson could be suspended by the league, even though two grand juries in Texas have failed to indict him on criminal charges.

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