Several draft day trade scenarios popping up for the Cleveland Browns

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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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com 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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