While willful ignorance rules the day at The Star, Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns are just the latest to show the way in the modern era.
Yes. The Browns. The NFL's laughingstock is establishing itself as the AFC North favorite by sending picks to New York for Odell Beckham Jr. after already obtaining Pro Bowl defensive end Olivier Vernon from the cost-cutting Giants in a separate deal.
The Browns are all in, as they should be. That's what teams with good young quarterbacks on rookie contracts have learned to do. Scratch that. That's what most teams with good young quarterbacks on rookie contracts have learned to do.
As Dak Prescott moves into Year Four, the final season of his rookie contract, the Cowboys play a waiting game that is equal parts baffling and frustrating for their fans. It's not like the team is incompetent. It's not like they are compiling one losing season after another.