NFL Free Agency: Alex Mack heading to Atlanta

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The Cleveland Browns have lost another player as center Alex Mack has agreed to terms with the Atlanta Falcons.

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On the Browns, Hard Knocks, questions and narratives

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There are lots of questions being asked now that we’ve heard the Browns are “front-runners” to be the featured team on this year’s rendition of “Hard Knocks” on HBO. Twitter and sports talk radio asked all of the following and then some… Will Hard Knocks serve as a distraction for the Browns? Will it be

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Kyle Shanahan saying all the right things—now that he’s gone

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I don’t know if we’ll ever confirm that Kyle Shanahan lit a match before departing Cleveland, but I think it’s a pretty safe bet. Now that he’s arrived in Atlanta, he’s not saying anything controversial at all. He’s at a safe distance from the fire he helped build in Cleveland, so I guess he gets

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Solid run defense, shutdown coverage, and the amazing Joel Bitonio- Film Room

Justin Gilbert Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns bounced back after a tough loss to the Houston Texans by coming from behind to beat the Atlanta Falcons on a last-second field goal. It was a sloppy game for the Browns, but the team remained calm and came back to win the game with just under a minute to go. The

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Mike Pettine outlasts Mike Smith in bad coaching competition

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Sunday’s Cleveland Browns game against the Atlanta Falcons was not a fine showing of head coaching skills. I wondered aloud on Twitter if Falcons coach Mike Smith had been fired yet, and I wasn’t just making a joke. I still like Mike Pettine and his team seems to rally around him and play for him,

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Jordan Cameron out, Karlos Dansby doubtful for Sunday

Jordan Cameron Cleveland Browns

The Browns will most likely be without two of their best players for this Sunday’s game versus the Atlanta Falcons. Tight end Jordan Cameron has been ruled out for Sunday, while linebacker Karlos Dansby is doubtful to play and linebacker Jabaal Sheard is listed as questionable. Cameron has been out with a concussion since getting hit

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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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Several draft day trade scenarios popping up for the Cleveland Browns

Sure, the Cleveland Browns have the fourth-overall pick in 2014 NFL Draft, but would it surprise anyone if that orange helmet disappears from the corner of the television without a pick having been made? While fans of the Orange and Brown debate the merits of playmakers versus offensive linemen, there’s a considerable chance that the

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Browns to inteview Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter

He may not be a 35-year-old on the upstart of his career, but the Cleveland Browns have reportedly secured an interview with Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. The two sides, per Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, will discuss the Browns’ current head-coaching vacancy. The 55-year-old Koetter was the head coach at Boise State from 1998-2000 before coaching

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NFL Report: Falcons’ Koetter takes name out of coaching pool, signs extension

Dirk Koetter has decided to stay with the Atlanta Falcons, at least through next season. The OC was on many lists for head coaching interviews, including the Browns reportedly. From Fox Sports’ Alex Marvez– “Atlanta finished the season with a franchise-record average of 281.8 passing yards a game as the Falcons went 13-3 to secure

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NFL Draft: Mayock says Browns should do “whatever it takes” to get RG3

During a teleconference yesterday with the media, NFL Network’s Mike Mayock weighed in on the Browns’ draft and the quarterback position. “As much as I like Colt McCoy, I still think they have to look to upgrade that position and I think they have to do whatever it takes to get there,” said Mayock of

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NFL Free Agency Rumors: Falcons, Browns, Ray Edwards and Osi Umenyiora?

According to too many people to count on Twitter last night from Cleveland reporters Tony Grossi and Mary Kay Cabot, to Adam Schefter and the national guys, the Browns and Falcons were bidding for the services of former Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards.  Some even referred to it as a “bidding war.”  Who knows if

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Browns Active in First Round, Get Their Guy Phil Taylor

You may not have known who Phil Taylor was, but the Cleveland Browns decidedly did.  After making a five for one swap with the Falcons for the Browns’ sixth pick, the Browns spent their third rounder to move up a few spots to get Phil Taylor.  That says a lot.  Instead of waiting for things

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Week 5 Open Thread: Browns vs. Falcons

The Cleveland Browns (1-3) look to improve upon last week’s surprising victory with a home match against the Atlanta Falcons (3-1) this afternoon at 1 p.m. (FOX). Using an old fashioned running attack through star Peyton Hillis, the Browns shocked the AFC North with the win a week ago against the Bengals. This week, the

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While We’re Waiting… Falcons Visit, Mike Brown’s Gig, WFNY Love

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Breaking down the positional battles for today’s game at Cleveland Browns Stadium: “Coming off of their first win of the regular season, the Cleveland

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The Browns Will Win If…

I wrote once upon a time that I would consider it progress if the Browns had the same record as last year, but looked competitive. To that end, I consider this team improved. Not only have they earned their first win a week quicker, but their three losses have been by a total of 12

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Salt For Your Proverbial Wounds

The Browns (0-2) travel to Baltimore (2-0) this week for another beat down at the hands of Ray Lewis and the rest of the Ravens. We know the history there, but that isn’t the wound salt I offer up today. Instead, I turn your attention to New England. No, this actually isn’t about Bill Belichick

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Andre Rison is the best WR to ever play the game

Well, at least per Andre Rison.  Get a load of this guy.  While discussing his legacy with an the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Best receiver to ever play the game. I can’t show my highlights because I don’t own NFL Films, but all my coaches in college, in high school, in junior college, they all told me

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Are We Collecting Thirty-Somethings?

Oh boy.  First this.  Now this. Before the 1996 NFL draft, a small-school receiver met with a young, up-and-comer from the Baltimore Ravens by the name of Phil Savage, who was the first scout willing to spend time and visit with [Joe] Horn coming out of Itawamba Junior College. […] A dozen years later, Savage is the

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