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Brady Quinn cut loose by Dolphins

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It’s a rough time for NFL players struggling to make it in the league. The rosters are getting cut to 75 before eventually making their way to 53 plus a practice squad. One of the Browns’ most high profile draft picks of the last decade has found himself cut as Brady Quinn’s attempt to make

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DirecTV nearing deal with NFL for Sunday Ticket

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  According to reports at Sports Business Daily, DirecTV and the NFL are nearing a deal that will eclipse the current $1 billion per year that the NFL currently makes. I’ve talked about NFL Sunday Ticket frequently in the past, and it’s no surprise that DirecTV is coming up from their current rate to keep exclusive

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Browns

Browns poor preseason doesn’t guarantee regular season failure

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There’s nothing concrete that I can point to that will make Browns fans feel any better heading into the final preseason game and then Week 1′s contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team has performed badly and it would appear that they’re completely unprepared to start the season. It would appear that this Browns’ preseason

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Forbes claims Browns fans aren’t among the top 10 in the NFL

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It’s officially NFL list season at Forbes. When the NFL starts up, while others are debating depth charts and fantasy stats, Forbes does some compelling work looking at the business of the game. It’s the kind of work that likely tightens Darren Rovell’s pants.1 Anyway, Forbes has come up with a formula to calculate the

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Does MLB even want to speed up the game?

Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann took on the outgoing Bud Selig on his show last night. In this segment, he points out that Major League Baseball has the power to speed up games with two rules that are already on the books. So, what gives? Keith Olbermann is on to something, and I think it’s a problem. Baseball

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Manziel loses to Hoyer, Browns defense and the rest of the camp battles – WFNY Podcast – 2014-08-20

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The fake Jim Kanicki who is also the real Mike Burgermeister came on the podcast to talk about the Browns today. We talked about the following… Brian Hoyer’s MNF game Johnny Manziel’s MNG game The offensive line vs. the defensive line The Cleveland Browns running attack in 2014 Jerome Harrison Browns unhealthy relationship with running

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Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel and the undelivered quarterback mandate

Brian Hoyer

Brian Hoyer has been named the starter for the Cleveland Browns as they head one step closer toward the start of the regular season. If you really think about it, it’s not all that surprising. The Browns basically named Brian Hoyer the starter heading into camp. Basically. Nearly. Almost. Not quite. In a lot of ways, Mike Pettine and

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Forbes says the Browns are the 22nd most valuable NFL team

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We already knew the Browns were valuable because Jimmy Haslam paid a big price to buy the team from the Lerner family. Just how valuable are the Browns relative to the rest of the league? Forbes says the Browns are 22nd. Team value: $1.12 billion Revenue 2013: $276 million Operating income 2013: $35 million There’s

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Making the cases for Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer as starter

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Neither Johnny Manziel nor Brian Hoyer have won the Cleveland Browns quarterback job. You can make the case for either quarterback at this point, mostly because you can’t make a good case for either. Rather than haggle over who gets to plant their flag in the rotting soil that has become the Browns’ QB depth

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The Browns might have the fifth fastest team in the NFL

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Using an arbitrary and made-up methodology of measuring, Bill Barnwell has concluded that the Cleveland Browns might be the fifth fastest team in the NFL. This is the kind of stuff that doesn’t matter at all… until it does. By that, I mean that measuring the Cleveland Browns in any other manner other than wins

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