My movie review of “Draft Day”

Sonny Weaver is the general manager of the Cleveland Browns and as you in the football world know, that team has had some bad times for many, many years. But this year, with the 7th overall pick, Weaver decides that it’s time for him to make a splash. He trades up to the No. 1 pick where the “can’t miss” quarterback prospect is there for him to take. But as he ponders his decision, he must make sure that this prospect is the right pick at No. 1.

Balancing the pressure of reconciling with his mother, the heartbreak of the death of this father (who was the team’s last coach), a new head coach who previously won a Super Bowl (Denis Leary) and a relationship with a co-worker (Jennifer Garner), the story is more about redemption and finding peace within Weaver’s own life.

But there’s still plenty of football to talk about.

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