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Cleveland Sees Uptick In Employment

Few areas of the country have been hit harder by unemployment than the Rust Belt. The auto industry's implosion has created widespread economic hardship and left many anxiously waiting for a sign that the tide is turning. Almost a quarter century after watching John Elway's signature performance in "The Drive" from the sidelines, Bernie Kosar and the Cleveland Browns have offered a ray of hope to the residents of the mistake on the lake.

The team hired the bankrupt former quarterback to be a consultant and start his financial rehab work. But while #19 might have been able to manage the Browns' offense, his ex-wife is not so convinced about his ability to manage his debt.

Ex-wife Babette J. Kosar sought the trustee, saying Kosar has "demonstrated no ability
to manage his affairs." She is owed about $3 million from a divorce settlement.

There seems to be a neat and tidy to solution to the problems for everyone involved here. When you're 1-5 and averaging less than 12 points/game, why not give the guy a shot at his old job. It'll be just like old times- except for one thing. These days when people yell the name Bernie, it usually isn't a good thing.
Bankrupt Kosar Rejoins NFL's Cleveland Browns as Consultant [Bloomberg]