Browns hire MLB guy portrayed in ‘Moneyball’; Twitter reacts accordingly
The Cleveland Browns are always fodder for sports fans. So when the team announced Tuesday that they hired Paul DePodesta from the NEW YORK METS as Chief Strategy Officer, things were ratcheted up a notch.
Good move or bad move, DePodesta, who was portrayed in "MoneyBall" by Jonah Hill, and the Browns were mocked endlessly on Twitter.
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— Guy Haberman (@GuyHaberman) January 5, 2016
Browns get DePodesta. pic.twitter.com/b4ZEkLd9lb
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) January 5, 2016
— Geoff Sheen (@geoffsheen760) January 5, 2016
The Browns are moving into the world of Sabermetrics, I see. pic.twitter.com/OQmLpf1Y7u
— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) January 5, 2016
— Greg Joslin (@gJAWZ) January 5, 2016
George Costanza doing everything backwards could bring the Browns back to respectability.
— Assistant Coachella (@keisertroll) January 5, 2016
Holy crap, guys. The guy Jonah Hill portrayed in Moneyball is now running the Cleveland Browns. I can't stop laughing 😂
— Andrew Claudio (@AndrewClaudio) January 5, 2016
Do the Cleveland Browns just throw ideas in a hat and pick from that?
— Brian Murphy (@bmurph13) January 5, 2016
Can Yoenis Cespedes play quarterback? #Browns
— Robert Murray (@RobertMurrayBBE) January 5, 2016
Browns hire a baseball guy to run football operations? Do not comprehend. pic.twitter.com/QkHZXyBmnX
— Hi (@Greinkschmidt) January 5, 2016
Finally, Cleveland Browns fans have stability. All they've been waiting for all these yrs is someone from the Mets. https://t.co/422000zo1C
— Geoff Grammer (@GeoffGrammer) January 5, 2016
I am told by sources that the Browns are going after Mike Trout to add depth at the receiver position
— 6 Meals (@joesmeltzer775) January 5, 2016
Wait, so did the Browns' owner lose money in a Ponzi scheme as well?
— Marty G (@ThisPhillyFan) January 5, 2016
Lebron u gonna have to buy the Browns to save that franchise
— Countryboi567 (@Countryboi567) January 5, 2016
Is there anyone who has worked for the Browns in the last 15 years who has taken a job there and didn’t torpedo their career? Anyone?
— Doug Rowan (@DouglasRowan) January 5, 2016
You gotta have some sort of addiction to losing when you leave the Mets after a WS season to join the Browns
— Martin Sanbow (@MartinSanbow) January 5, 2016
The @Browns are going to the World Series
— paul brailer (@criptaedo) January 5, 2016
The Browns draft board pic.twitter.com/meJwN6uf8Y
— Joe Kovacs (@ValleyJoe_) January 5, 2016
— Brian Whitt (@Bwhitt15) January 5, 2016