At long last Josh Gordon is free from Roger Goodell’s clutches and the Browns’ offense now has a player the opposing defense must game plan for. Andrew Hawkins, Taylor Gabriel, Miles Austin, and Travis Benjamin have all shown themselves as adequate NFL receivers — something hard to come by in Cleveland the past decade —
Speaking for the first time as a reinstated member of the Cleveland Browns, Josh Gordon spoke candidly and thoughtfully to the media on Wednesday. Headlines were made earlier in the day when news broke of Gordon’s comments to former teammate Nate Burleson stating that he was ready to “tear this league up“, but the Gordon answering questions
Josh Gordon is back, Josh Gordon is ready to “tear this league up”, and Josh Gordon may have his plays limited on Sunday. Gordon’s return has been an underlying current of the Browns’ season ever since news broke on draft weekend that the NFL’s leading receiver in 2013 may be suspended. It’s been a long eleven weeks, and ten games
The Cleveland Browns’ ten-day stay atop the AFC North ended with a 16-point loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. The loss was the Browns second at home this season, and dropped them a half game out of first place. WFNY takes a look past the 23-7 scoreline and goes behind the box score. 30 – Brian
FIELD VIEW FOR THE BROWNS’ 24-7 LOSS TO HOUSTON All photos courtesy of Grant Thompson. Grant is a freelance photographer in the Northeast Ohio area.
With Thursday night’s victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns now sits in sole position of first place in the AFC North. The Browns outplayed Cincinnati in every aspect of the game under the bright lights of the Thursday Night Football, and put Cleveland back
The Cleveland Browns moved to 5-3 on the season with their Week 9 narrow defeat of Tampa Bay. Mike Pettine’s bunch played strong defense once again and benefited from momentum changing plays on special teams as well as timely throws from Brian Hoyer to pull out the “W”. It wasn’t always pretty, but after the win
The center of the free world was Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday as tens of thousands flooded downtown to witness the homecoming of LeBron James. The event which LeBron suggested was “one of the biggest sporting events ever” brought out all the big names as Spike Lee, Usher, Justin Bieber, Joe Haden, and of course Johnny Manziel—all were inside The
It’s around 9 a.m. on July 11, 2014 and I’m in Seattle, WA. I’m passed out, face down, drool hardening on my chin as I lay on a couch that belongs to the cousin of my college roommate, Jack. My eyes peel open as Jack’s phone buzzes across the room on the floor next to the air mattress on
The Cleveland Browns rebounded from their sleepwalk in Jacksonville to knock off the Raiders 23-13 at home on Sunday. The game was a bore through the first three quarters as the teams traded punts and field goals, but Brian Hoyer found Andrew Hawkins in the end zone late in the third quarter to wake up FirstEnergy Stadium and
Happy hump day my droogs, here is what’s been on my mind while I’ve been waiting. Three goals between the 78th and 82nd minute helped Columbus Crew SC storm back to knock off the Philadelphia Union over the weekend. The barrage of goals from Ethan Finlay, Justin Meram and Jairo Arrieta erased a two goal defecit, ended the playoff hopes for
Fifteen years of pent-up frustration was released in the form of the Browns’ 31-10 thumping of Pittsburgh on Sunday. It was a day that will hold a special place in the memories of the long suffering Browns’ faithful. The day when the big bad wolf huffed, puffed, and was hit over the top for a 51-yard
For the first time since the days when “Pinball Wizard”, “Proud Mary”, and “Sugar Sugar” were pulsating through the radio waves, the Cleveland Browns have scored 21 or more points in four straight games to start the season. It’s taken forty-five years for the Browns to start a season as hot on offense as that 1969 squad. In that
The Columbus Crew unveiled their #NewCrew brand in front of a packed house at LC Pavillion in Columbus on Wednesday night. Crew investor-operator, Anthony Precourt, revealed the reincarnation of MLS’s first franchise in front of Columbus’ Mayor Michael B. Coleman, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Crew players, and the Crew faithful in attendance. The rebrand is an attempt
Grantland went long and hard on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2014-15 season and it’s worth your time.
The Browns are back to 2-2 in the standings thanks to two Brian Hoyer touchdown passes in the 4th quarter to Travis Benjamin, capping off a furious 25 point comeback to knock off Tennessee. Let’s take a look behind the box score of Sunday’s historic win. 25 – The largest deficit overcame by a road team in
The first quarter of the NFL season is behind us so it’s a natural point to stop and take a look at the Cleveland Browns and see Ray Farmer and Mike Pettine’s portfolio of players to see whose stock is rising and whose is falling. Earlier this week we started with the guys you can send
The first quarter of the NFL season is behind us so it’s a natural point to stop and take a look at the Cleveland Browns and see Ray Farmer and Mike Pettine’s portfolio of players to see whose stock is rising and whose is falling. We’ll start with the guys you can send your buddies texts, emails, and
Happy Hump Day my droogs, or the day after the FIFA 15 release hangover day as I like to call it. I apologize for not sending you all a sexy “Happy Humpday” selfie with five camel emojis as the caption, but this will have to do for now. In case you’re not hip to the
Things were looking so good … until they weren’t. Here’s a look at the numbers that you won’t see in the box score from Week 3.