Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Behind the Box Score

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The start of the Johnny Football era was a disaster as the Cincinnati Bengals dismantled the Cleveland Browns 30-0, proving to be a harsh welcome of Johnny Manziel to the AFC North. The Browns offense reverted back to the “same old Browns” never giving the team a chance to win the game. The run defense was non-existent.

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Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts: Behind the Box Score

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Brian Hoyer struggled, Billy Cundiff missed a gimme, and the Cleveland Browns defense was world class. Add it all up and it equals a one point win for Indianapolis. Despite two defensive touchdowns and holding the Colt’s high powered offense in check, Cleveland’s offense crippled the team, allowing Andrew Luck enough of a window to

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Credit David Blatt for Kyrie Irving’s last-second basket

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Kyrie Irving dazzled the national audience Thursday night with his 37 points and his scooped left-handed kiss off the glass to push the Cavs’ lead to three with just seconds ago. Irving’s performance was a coming out party, an exclamation point on what has been an elite start to the season, doing so in one of

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Better Back: Trent Richardson or Isaiah Crowell?

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A year ago Cleveland said “good riddance” to Trent Richardson, collecting a first round pick in exchange for his 3.5 yards-per-carry average. Instead of letting bygones be bygones and Trent fading into the obscurity that swallows the Indianapolis Colts’ running back position, Browns fans kept Richardson alive, collectively taking to twitter to bask in each

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The Browns’ new helmets, Johnny Manziel’s social media silence, and MLS Cup: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Hump Day My Droogs, Good to be back pinch hitting for the midweek version of While We’re Waiting. On deck today: The Browns are in the middle of playoff race, but could they be getting new helmets next year? Johnny Manziel hasn’t been active on Instagram for over two weeks and I’m pretty sad

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Cleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills: Behind the Box Score

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The Cleveland Browns fell to the Buffalo Bills 26-10 on Sunday, putting them on level pegging with the rest of the AFC Wild Card pack. The Browns’ defense hung tough for four quarters, but two Brian Hoyer interceptions, a Billy Cundiff missed field goal, and a Terrance West fumble returned for a touchdown proved to be too

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Cleveland Browns vs. Atlanta Falcons: Behind the Box Score

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Brian Hoyer’s two late, fourth-quarter interceptions nearly gave the game to the Atlanta Falcons as Matt Bryant connected on a 53-yard field goal to give Atlanta the lead with just under 50 seconds to play. But Hoyer rebounded in the final minute, completing four straight passes, and engineering a flawless hurry-up offense to set up Billy Cundiff’s

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Josh Gordon can have second hand impact on Browns’ offense

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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 —

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Josh Gordon shows maturity, perspective returning from suspension

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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

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Josh Gordon on a pitch count against Falcons

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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

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Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans: Behind the Box Score

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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

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Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Behind the Box Score

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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

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Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Behind the Box Score

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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

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LeBron returns home: WFNY On Location

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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

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Four months after “The Letter”, LeBron’s return becomes reality

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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

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Cleveland Browns vs. Oakland Raiders: Behind the Box Score

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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

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Columbus Crew SC charging towards playoffs, Storming the Field, and Rotten Tomatoes: While We’re Waiting

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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

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Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Behind the Box Score

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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

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Just how good is the Cleveland Browns offense?

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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

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