Browns MailBag: Mack, Hoyer, free agency

The second-most popular time of year for Browns fans starts this week when free agency begins.

That's the annual time when the Browns sign one or two guys who are going to provide a pass rush or lead the league in receiving or be a Pro Bowler at guard. The buzz will grow about how good these guys are, and how good the team will be. It happens every offseason.

Such is life for fans who have not seen their team win seven games in any of the past six seasons. They must find hope somewhere.

The most popular time, of course, is the draft, when the team annually adds four or five All-Pro players, so determined the day of the draft.

But that can wait. In the interim, here's the MailBag.