Costaki Economopoulos on the Lighter Side of the 2017 NFL Draft
There will be a ton of suspense this week, as 253 players await their fate in the 2017 NFL Draft.
The draft runs tomorrow (April 27) through Saturday (April 29), as the event moves outdoors for the first time, occupying a theater constructed adjacent to the steps in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, made famous in the movie Rocky, in 1976.
It will be there that the Cleveland Browns will make the first selection in the draft for the first time since having the number one pick in 1999 and 2000.
The Browns are coming off a 1-15 season in 2016, the eighth time in nine seasons they failed to win more than five games.
With a drought like that, it's safe to say the Browns are the resident punchline to a majority of NFL jokes over the past decade.
They're been great fodder for well-known comedian Costaki Economopoulos, who also happens to be the creator of the Quick Snaps podcast, which does a great job finding the funny in the pro football world on a weekly basis throughout the season.
I talked with Costaki this week about the Browns and some of the other humorous story lines heading into the draft: