Hope for Josh McCown starts in the Browns offensive line

McCown Wants You Filtered

One thing I think pretty much everyone agrees on with regard to NFL quarterbacks is they take too much of the blame and credit. This point was illustrated in the Super Bowl this season where the Tom Brady narrative was forever cemented while he was helmet-less on the sidelines waiting to watch his defense intercept


Baseball is fine, but MLB could use some tweaks (Part 2)


I repeat: Baseball is not broken. Baseball is as beautiful a sport as it has ever been. The art of hitting a baseball with an elongated, rounded bat has amazingly persevered through the generations as something that is worth attempting. The drama that builds during crucial games is incredible as every single pitch can have


Thoughts on the signing of Josh McCown

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The Cleveland Browns’ signing of Josh, rhymes-with-brown, McCown has set off another round of eye-rolling, smirking and comments of consternation. I’d like to take a stab at trying to approach it from another direction. But first, an anecdote from the 2014 season: After the Browns convincingly defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10, I took a peek


WFNY’s 2015 NFL Draft Coverage: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Safeties

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The 2015 NFL Draft is creeping closer and closer with the first round starting on April 30. Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be covering my top five prospects of each position in the 2015 NFL Draft. The first position that I will be covering is the safety position. For reference


Josh McCown’s arrival leads to questions, not answers

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Late last week, the Cleveland Browns won the Josh McCown sweepstakes. To call it underwhelming is a bit of an understatement. My initial reaction was to be a bit trollish on the topic. I admit it. In a lot of ways you can begin to understand why a team would sign a player like Josh McCown


Blinded by the Lights: Cleveland State Struggles on Big Stage

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For any team, those words hurt to say after a loss. They especially hurt for this Cleveland State team. For a team whose reputation is built around defense; for a team that led the conference in steals (officially) and floor burns (unofficially); for a team whose attitude embodies the nebulous but fierce Rust Belt identity;