NFL News: Tomlin fined and Steelers may yet see draft pick punishment

Mike Tomlin’s sideline transgression was going to cost him and the Steelers. That much we knew. Now, there’s an idea of just how much. Ian Rapoport is reporting that in the first wave, Mike Tomlin’s pocket will be hit to the tune of $100,000. Although the rest of the punishment is unknown, he also reports

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NFL News: Cleveland Browns to work out Caleb Hanie

The 21st quarterback of your Cleveland Browns since 1999 might have finally revealed himself. According to Mary Kay Cabot, Caleb Hanie is likely headed to Cleveland for a workout and an interview. #Browns bringing in FA QB Caleb Hanie for look-see, source tells http://t.co/o11vJT6fp2. Has been w/ Bears, Broncos and most recently Ravens — Mary

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Ozzie Newsome taken from stadium in ambulance

Following today’s Ravens-Bears game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ravens general manager and former Browns great Ozzie Newsome did not feel well and left the stadium in an ambulance, according to several reports. “Baltimore general manager Ozzie Newsome left Soldier Field via ambulance after his team’s loss to the Bears, as first reported by WNST’s

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: Blitzing the Ravens

Gang I wish I had more opportunities for film rooms. I really do. Part of the problem is that the all-22 and end zone views aren’t available until the middle of the week, and my schedule has gotten crazy from Wednesday on. Life just gets in the way. I wanted to highlight something that Craig

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NFL News: Greg Little confirms he was being choked during Ravens game

You never quite know with still photos, but if you take Greg Little’s word, he was in fact being choked. Mary Kay Cabot has the quote. “I know the ref was saying ‘let go of his face mask,’ but he was choking me, so I’m not (going to let go),” said Little, who was flagged

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Rick and Craig talk about the Browns headed into the bye week – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-05

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Rick and I talked about the Browns game from Sunday. We also talked a bit about the Browns heading into the bye week. Is this one of the weirdest up and down Browns seasons in memory? How did the Browns come to play the QBs they’ve played so far this year? The nuance of talking

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Scott Raab on the Browns beating the Ravens, Chris Perez and Chris Grant’s future – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-04

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Scott Raab ended this week’s podcast telling everyone to go to the dentist, don’t do drugs and stay in school. You should listen all the way to the end to see how we got there. As per usual, here’s the email I sent Scott last night. ————— They beat the Ravens. It was a “proof

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Pic: Was Greg Little being choked by a Ravens player?

The Browns won yesterday beating the Ravens 24-18, so Greg Little’s two personal fouls are much easier to take. Now some visual evidence makes at least one of the penalties a little bit more understandable. It sure appears like Greg Little is being choked by some Ravens player’s hands in the pile. This was the

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NFL News: Ravens say Greg Little is “trying to be a tough guy”

So, is Greg Little the next Kevin Garnett? Is he just trying to be a tough guy? Is he faking it? Little didn’t shy away from the chippiness in the Browns’ 24-18 victory on Sunday afternoon, getting into skirmishes and picking up two personal fouls in the process. It didn’t go unnoticed in the Ravens

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The Cleveland Browns begin beautiful bye by beating Ravens 24-18

It’s going to be a fun bye week Browns fans. Your team beat a division rival. They beat them without a lot of gimmicks or tricks. Your team stood up and played to their capabilities and just flat out beat the Baltimore Ravens 24-18. Yes, this team has lost tons of players since last season,

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Fun with Numbers: Browns-Ravens edition

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Before the Browns host the Ravens today for a special 4 p.m. game at FirstEnergy Stadium, I did some research to share some fascinating numerical tidbits for you today. You can check back to Oct. 5 for the last time I did this feature. 2,178 – Number of days since Cleveland last defeated Baltimore in

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Reign On Spotlight Player of the Week: D’Qwell Jackson

As a local market representative and league manager of one of 16 teams invited to be a part of Crown Royal’s inaugural Fantasy Football League dubbed “First and Crown,” I will be using this spot every Sunday before the Browns kick off against their respective opponent to tell you who I’ll be watching during this

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While We’re Waiting… Ohio State deserves more respect

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Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Trying to give Buckeyes the respect they deserve:

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Which Browns team will show up on Sunday?

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The last time the Browns played the Ravens, it wasn’t a pretty sight. Even though the Browns didn’t play particularly well, they were still in that game until the end, losing 14-6.  Jordan Cameron was the only bright spot on offense for the Browns, and Barkevious Mingo recorded a sack on his first snap on

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NFL Rumor: Browns were interested in trade for Eugene Monroe

There had been murmurs earlier in the week of the Browns’ reported interest in Eugene Monroe, the left tackle just traded from Jacksonville to Baltimore. Now, we have the gory details, courtesy of CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora’s latest report: The Jaguars dealt starting left tackle Eugene Monroe to the Ravens this week for fourth-

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Cleveland Browns make it two in a row, beat the Bengals!

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The Cleveland Browns did not get the memo on tanking the season with the Trent Richardson trade. The Browns beat the Bengals 17-6 to take their season record to 2-2. They beat an AFC North rival, which is always bonus. They did it at home. Most importantly, they did it on the same day they

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Week 2: Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens open thread

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Over the last four seasons, no 0-2 team in the NFL has eventually made the playoffs. This afternoon, the Browns head off to Baltimore to see which AFC North team will fall to the basement of the division in the early part of the 2013 season. The Ravens will be passing out their Super Bowl

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Paul Kruger: ‘It’s going to be pretty wild’

“It’s going to be pretty wild to know that you were a part of that and to not be standing over there on the sideline with them. It’s going to be different. But I’ve been here for a while now, and I’ve moved on. So now I’m just looking to go get a ‘W’ over

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While We’re Waiting… Fantasy football in NFL stadiums?

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Would the Browns ever try out an

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