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Rex Ryan takes a shot at Mike Pettine for talking to media

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Certain people always find a way to have their names in headlines, even when things are supposed to be slow. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is one of said people, his latest coming in the way of a few shots taken at former colleague and current Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine. Pettine

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Mike Lombardi seen with Browns documents at NFL Combine

While this may have merely been a matter of inoportune timing mixed with media notes provided to the cavlacade of individuals at the NFL Combine, former Cleveland Browns general manager Mike Lombardi was shown on NFL Network, sifting through documents with the Cleveland Browns logo on them. Daryl Ruiter of 92.3 The Fan tweeted Lombardi’s

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Mike Lombardi reportedly lands on his feet, set to join the Patriots

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Well, that certainly didn’t take long. Multiple reports out of both Cleveland and New England claim former Browns general manager Mike Lombardi will join the New England Patriots’ front office, just days after being shown the door in Berea. Lombardi will be reuniting with long-time friend in Patriots’ head coach Bill Belichick. Recall, the two worked together

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Podcast

NFL News – Nate Ulrich on Tebow coverage, Browns position battles, Josh Gordon suspension, contract extensions and more – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-14

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Always good to catch up with the Browns observations with Nate Ulrich from the Akron Beacon Journal. Here’s all that we discussed. How good do you feel not having to talk Tebow? Bill Belichick out to prove he doesn’t have to talk about anything. Gregg Popovich and how he just defies everyone to do what

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Browns

WFNY Debate: Do NFL coaches even matter?

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In case it hasn’t been clear yet, the WFNY writers email each other a lot. And I mean a lot. So on top of our two email-based roundtables already this week (post-Kelly rumors and post-Chudzinski hire), we bring you inside the famed Gmail inbox for a look at a Friday debate: This time, we’re talking

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Browns

Cleveland ’95: Time Doesn’t Heal All Wounds

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Of course. But maybe. Louis CK, the Emmy-winning comedian who is arguably the best1 at his craft, kicked off his nationwide tour on Wednesday night, doing so in the city of Cleveland, or as he refers to as “kind-of-big-guy Cleveland.” In typical CK fashion, he weaved between his act and whimsical tangents with no race,

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General

While We’re Waiting … Belichick’s Browns, Tyler Zeller’s Blog, Indians as Next Orioles?

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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. A quick preview of tonight’s NFL Films show: “In 2011, NFL Films launched its remarkable A Football Life series with a two-part study of

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Headlines

Grossi: Browns should “spread out” on offense

Tony Grossi has been a different guy since jumping over to WKNR. I’ve said it a few times. I also said Pat Shurmur looked like a different guy before he shrunk back into the ugly cocoon of negativity and churlishness once the Browns sale was announced. I digress. Grossi seems to be enjoying his freedom

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Browns

Bill Belichick Looks To Tie Chuck Noll’s Record For Super Bowl Wins

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Bill Belichick looms over today’s Super Bowl perhaps more than anyone involved in the game. There are plenty of narratives that the media look for during the two weeks between the conference championships and Super Bowl Sunday. As Belichick looks to tie Chuck Noll as the only head coaches with four Super Bowl victories, the

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General

While We’re Waiting… Rookie Honeymoons, Twitter Rankings and Brady/Belichick vs History

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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 Is the Tristan Thompson honeymoon over already? “What really concerns me, though, is his offense. While he’s still great at doing what he’s always

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Browns

NFL Playoffs Teach Us that Building Teams is Hard Work

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Every week of the Browns season we do the (sometimes comical) “Browns will win if…” articles here on WFNY.  Usually it was something about Peyton Hillis being healthy, Colt McCoy finding some rhythm with his receivers, Phil Taylor and Ahtyba Rubin stopping the run, or Phil Dawson hitting eleventeen field goals as the keys to

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