2015 Browns Position Previews: Offensive Line

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Training camp has begun with the 2015 Cleveland Browns taking the field in Berea. It is a great time for football fans with excitement for the season building each day. Over the last many weeks, I have examined many of the Browns position groups. I previewed every group on the defense and looked at the

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Muni Lot meets Playhouse Square: A review of Dawg Pounded

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If you’re going to see Dawg Pounded, the original play written by Cleveland native Tim Tyler, you have to think about your plus-one. I suppose you could go with anyone, but only a certain type of person will properly understand and appreciate the show. You need someone who knows the history. You need someone knows

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Running Backs

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We have finally reached the beginning of the NFL season, with the first Browns training camp opening to the public on Thursday. Over the last few weeks, I have previewed each position of the Browns defense and started last week with the tight ends and fullbacks on offense. We now shift to the backfield to examine

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Tight Ends/Fullbacks

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Over the last few weeks, I have examined the Cleveland Browns talented defense, position by position. On Tuesday I wrapped up the defense by looking at the defensive line. We will now shift over to the offensive side of the ball. I will first begin with the tight end and fullbacks on the roster. This

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Defensive Line

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Over the last couple weeks, I examined the Browns defense position by position. This side of the ball seems to be in very good shape. In this preview, I finish up on the defense by looking at the Browns d-line. Last year, this group was the Achilles heel of the defense. Over this offseason, the

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Top 5 offseason stories: Cleveland Browns

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I spent the whole week talking about the rest of the AFC North — the Steelers, Ravens, and Bengals. Now it’s time to look in the mirror with our own Cleveland Browns. Here are the top stories (I think) for determining the Browns’ season. And let’s be honest, these probably aren’t the real top five,

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Outside Linebackers

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Last week I started off my Browns position previews series with the defensive secondary. This week we moved up to the linebackers; first looking at the inside linebackers and now the outside linebackers. This group will be assigned to go after the quarterback and wreaking havoc in the offensive backfield. These players will need to

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Top 5 Offseason Stories: The Cincinnati Bengals

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Note: A big part of the Cleveland Browns’ chances in any season is the outlook on teams they play two times each in their own division. This week, we will be going over the Top 5 stories from each of the Browns’ divisional rivals (like the Steelers and Ravens) as we head closer to training

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Top 5 Offseason Stories: The Baltimore Ravens

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Note: A big part of the Cleveland Browns’ chances in any season is the outlook on teams they play two times each in their own division. This week, we will be going over the Top 5 stories from each of the Browns’ divisional rivals as we head closer to training camp and the 2015 NFL

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Inside Linebackers

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The Browns are in the midst of their last vacation period before they hit the field for training camp. Each player is getting his last rest in before the journey of the 2015-16 season begins. Last week I took a look at the Browns’ talented secondary, starting my series of previews of each of the

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Top 5 Offseason Stories: The Pittsburgh Steelers

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Note: A big part of the Cleveland Browns’ chances in any season is the outlook on teams they play two times each in their own division. This week, we will be going over the Top 5 stories from each of the Browns’ divisional rivals as we head closer to training camp and the 2015 NFL

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Cornerbacks

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The 2015 Browns season is inching closer and closer as each day passes. By the end of this month, the Browns will be in training camp getting ready for the 2015-16 NFL season. As I started this week with the safeties, over the next several weeks leading up to the season I will be previewing each

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Safeties

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The 2015 Cleveland Browns season is drawing nearer and nearer as each summer day passes. After a fun Cavs season and in the middle of an up-and-down Indians season, the Browns are getting set to take the field for training camp in just under a month. Over the course of the next number of weeks,

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Final weekend to catch the WRHS 1964 Browns exhibit

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Going into the NBA Finals, I knew that I would not allow my future happiness, even a few days’ worth, to be dependent on the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA championship. I figured out long ago that it was a bad idea for my peace of mind to be reliant on my local sports teams’

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Josh McCown is not a mannequin

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This just in: Josh McCown is not a mannequin. He is an actual human, American football player. It’s true! If you get an opportunity to attend a Cleveland Browns practice, you can see him moving about or throwing the football. He’s a big dude, 6-foot-4, 218 pounds. There are only a handful of Browns players 6-4

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R.I.P. Johnny Football: 2012-2015

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On Tuesday June 16, 2015, the City of Cleveland — as well as America and the world — lost a beloved dynamic personality, but may have gained a quarterback. Sometime between a dreary and uninspired effort against the Baltimore Ravens in the waning hours of 2014 and last week’s organized team activities, Cleveland Browns mega-persona

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Mike Pettine says Manziel’s weekend is a “non-story,” and that’s the problem

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When Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine says that Johnny Manziel’s water bottle-tossing incident from over the weekend is a non-story, I don’t really believe him. The fact that he’s being asked about it and the fact that it was all over the press means that it isn’t a “non-story.” No matter the media high

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The case for the Browns to just go for two

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The NFL changed the extra point, pushing the kick back to the 15-yard line, turning it into a 33-yard field goal. The two-point conversion will remain from the two-yard line. It has me thinking about what the Browns should do after scoring touchdowns. There will be obvious debates back and forth about statistics and there will

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Mike Pettine, coaching clichés and the proper value of time

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Let’s be honest: Everything we think we know about “NFL head coaches” is based largely on generalizations rooted in mythical archetypes we’ve created with a side dish of guesswork. And here Cleveland Browns fans sit, once again, with an inexperienced coach — still impossibly young in head coaching years — who “needs time to develop.”

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An NFL scout’s take on the Cleveland Browns’ draft

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I have no idea if the players the Cleveland Browns selected two weeks ago are going to be any good. I don’t think most people do, really. It’s fun to follow these guys and to buy virtual stock in them in the days and weeks and months leading up to the draft, but who knows,

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