Successful NFL franchises are built upon the cyclical nature of the athletes on their team. The team drafts new players to be taken under the wing of veteran players in their prime, and the front office supplements the roster with useful but inexpensive players for depth. The prime veteran players are allowed to leave before
Von Miller is an example of how the Cleveland Browns miss on more than just quarterbacks.
There have been more downs than ups over the past 15 seasons. That only makes our favorite players mean that much more.
Ahtyba Rubin’s time with Cleveland has officially run out as he signed a deal with the Seattle Seahawks this week for just one season. I was curious to see what the big man would get financially, and now those details are starting to emerge. According to Adam Caplan, it’s a one-year deal with the reigning
Your Cleveland Browns have been paying plenty of money to keep their own free agents and garner the services of others in recent years, but they’re still healthy in terms of the salary cap. Joe Haden pulls into the lead position in terms of cap hits at $11.7 million in 2015 followed closely by Joe
The Cleveland Browns are 4-3 on the year after beating the Oakland Raiders 23-13 on Sunday. The game was a close match throughout with the Browns able to push away in the fourth quarter. The Browns have struggled on offense over the past few weeks, but in the wake of these struggles the Browns defense has
Ahtyba Rubin is finally back after missing a couple weeks and flirting with surgery for his ankle. That’s the good news. Also, the Browns have decided once again to have all three of their main running backs active for this week’s contest. As for the Browns’ inactives… WR Rodney Smith CB Pierre Desir RB Glenn
The Cleveland Browns have released their inactive list for their matchup versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Browns will be thin again at the defensive line position this week. The defensive line will be without Phil Taylor, Billy Winn, and Ahtyba Rubin when the team hits the field versus the winless Jaguars. The Browns will start Desmond Bryant,
The Cleveladn Browns released their inactive list this morning ahead of their AFC North clash with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. As expected, the defensive line is quite depleted with Ahtyba Rubin, Phil Taylor, and Billy Winn all inactive for this game, leaving them with only Desmond and Armonty Bryant and the seldom-used to this point
Not good. The Browns are banged up.
Finally, some stability in Cleveland.
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
Many areas to be fixed over the course of one bye week.
WFNY’s State of the Browns series shifts from the offensive side of the ball to the defensive side. As we saw in the Super Bowl last season, great defenses can lead a team. The Browns are built for the defense to be the backbone of the 2014 Browns season. They will be running a 3-4
Leading up to an NFL draft, there are a lot of hackneyed conversations that will drive a fan absolutely crazy. It seems that some fans want to rely on simplistic rules to simplify the NFL draft for themselves. It’s a coping mechanism to help deal with the fact that most fans have do not possess nearly
Even before we can get into what the Cleveland Browns should do with their numerous draft picks, we’ll start to get some clues about their goals this season by what they do with free agency. We’ve learned quite a bit already as the Browns made the decision to cut D’Qwell Jackson last week. The agent
Just days after the Cleveland Browns released their team captain and leader in tackles in D’Qwell Jackson, reports are circulating that they may do the same with 27-year-old Ahtyba Rubin. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk suggests that, with Rubin entering the final year of a four-year, $27.6 million contract, the defensive lineman’s $8.175 million cap number
One of the most interesting aspects of the 2013 Cleveland Browns is that despite the losses on the field, I’m still very satisfied with the organizational structure that’s been built in Berea. The organizational structure they’ve put in place is by far the most comprehensive of any I can remember since 1999, and that starts
The Browns came into Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions with a top-10 rated defense, and more quarterback sacks than 30 other NFL teams. They ranked fourth in yards-per-game allowed and ninth in points allowed, and they were well on their way to padding those numbers heading into the locker room for halftime. In the
The Cleveland Browns have declared Ahtyba Rubin, Brian Hoyer, MarQueis Gray, Martin Wallace, Shawn Lauvao, Armonty Bryant and Paul Hazel inactive for Week 2’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. Rubin injured his calf in the Friday practice before the team’s Home Opener loss to the Miami Dolphins. Billy Winn will start in Rubin’s place as the