Don’t blame Mike Pettine for benching Johnny Manziel. Blame Johnny.


When Johnny Manziel was first drafted by the Cleveland Browns, nobody knew exactly what he would do. Before long, he was heading to Vegas and there was a sense that the world needed to let Johnny be Johnny. Broadway Joe Namath had his name tossed out as an example, and many Browns fans bargained away

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Johnny Bench(ed): McCown to start against Ravens, Manziel demoted to third string

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Is this the end of the Johnny Manziel era in Cleveland?

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Johnny Manziel may not start on Monday night; Pettine “disappointed”

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Images of Johnny partying in Texas popped up during the bye week; Mike Pettine is “disappointed,” and Manziel may not start on MNF.

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17 potential records the Browns could break over the final six games

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The 2015 Browns could break a bunch of franchise records. In some cases that’s a positive.

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Joe Flacco, Justin Forsett will miss next Monday night’s game against Browns

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The injury bug has officially hit the Baltimore Ravens this season. Already without top wide receiver Steve Smith, starting center Jeremy Zuttah, first-round selection and wide receiver Breshad Perriman, and star linebacker Terrell Suggs, the Ravens suffered two more devastating injuries in their 16-13 win over the St. Louis Rams. Quarterback Joe Flacco (torn ACL

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Arthur Moats fined for facemask on Johnny Manziel, is not James Harrison

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Arthur Moats was fined for his facemask on Johnny Manziel, but he won’t remind anyone of evil James Harrison.

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On the lookout for optimism in a tough Cleveland Browns season

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Things aren’t all bad in Berea.

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Fall movies, football stadiums and Los Campesinos: While We’re Waiting…

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I miss going to the movies, plus the Buckeyes and Los Campesinos!

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Browns Film Room: The Browns biggest problems going into the bye week

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And trust us… There were plenty to choose from.

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The Cleveland Browns should simplify their defense during the bye

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Mike Pettine has learned a lot from Rex Ryan. Let’s hope he learns one more lesson in simplifying his defense during the bye week.

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Browns ABC’s: Are the Browns Clowns? Week 10


Are the Cleveland Browns the clowns they are accused of being, or are they just reflections of the Cleveland sports culture?

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The Cavs have lost two straight. Does it matter? While We’re Waiting…

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The Cavs have lost two straight…does it matter?

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NFL finds “insufficient basis” to discipline Johnny Manziel

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Johnny Manziel will not be disciplined after the NFL investigated his off-the-field issue.

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Remembering the Josh McCown Era through The Big Lebowski and The Wire

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Like The Dude, McCown was the man for his time and place.

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Can the bye week help fix the Browns?

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Johnny is one thing. What about Justin Gilbert and Dwayne Bowe?

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I didn’t watch a second of Browns-Steelers, and it was kinda wonderful

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Not watching Browns-Steelers was an accident. The frightening part is how pleasant the experience was.

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We know the Browns aren’t great, but are the Cavaliers great? While We’re Waiting…


Hi faithful readers of WFNY. Welcome to Tuesday of the bye week. Did you guys have a good week since last Tuesday? I did. Other than Sunday, of course. So let’s start right there with the Browns. I know, I know, I know. I should be leading off with the Cavaliers. I’m a basketball guy,

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PFF: Johnny Manziel had the best game of his career

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Football analysis website Pro Football Focus says Johnny Manziel had the best game of his career in a 30-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Cleveland Browns Week 10 Winners and Losers

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What a way to head in to the bye.

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Andrew Hawkins reportedly admitted to the hospital, doesn’t remember

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Andrew Hawkins received another concussion and was reportedly hospitalized.

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