Cleveland Sports VHS Rewind, Vol. 1

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Ten years into its existence, not everybody seems to be a huge fan of YouTube. Some say it’s become an unintended digital exhibit on the de-evolution of mankind — a sprawling garbage dump at the event horizon of a cultural black hole, squandering its hi-tech sophistication for the proliferation of dancing cats and dick punches. To

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Ray Farmer: “It’s always about finding the best players to make your team better”

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Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer’s Thursday morning press conference was quite interesting, not for specific revelations concerning prospects and picks, but for his take on team-building philosophy. Near the end of the 30-plus minute presser, Farmer was asked about quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, and of how much of a priority it is

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Joe Haden recruited Tramon Williams to Cleveland

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Tramon Williams is a veteran used to winning football games on the largest of stages. Spending his career with the Green Bay Packers, he’s reached playoffs seven times and won a Super Bowl. A free agent, the successful Williams decided to spend the next several seasons with the Cleveland Browns, having signed a three-year, $21

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Todd McShay’s latest gives Cleveland DeVante Parker and Malcom Brown

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Though the Cleveland Browns are widely rumored to be one of several teams who could trade their first-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft, Scouts Inc.’s Todd McShay continues to provide his insight on what the newly outfitted team will do in the event they hold on to the No. 12 and No. 19 selections.

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Browns believed to be “front runners” to land Marcus Mariota

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As we draw closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns continue to be linked to Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. The latest, coming from Tony Pauline states not only that the Tennessee Titans are looking to move the No. 2 pick, but that the Browns, owners of No. 12 and No. 19, are “front runners”

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Cleveland Browns 2015 schedule released

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The NFL had their big unveiling of all 32 teams’ 2015 schedule on Tuesday. The Cleveland Browns found out that their 2015 NFL season kicks off on the road for the second straight year. The Browns will take to the road to show off their new uniforms against the New York Jets at 1 p.m. on September

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Joe Haden had “no idea” that Josh Gordon couldn’t drink

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Part of the reasoning behind the ongoing perspective that the Browns are dysfunctional is because of Josh Gordon’s well-publicized issues. Highlighting those issues further is that his latest transgression with the league over substance abuse occurred on the watch of his teammates and a former Browns coach, when Gordon drank on a private plane on the

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Browns draft day hats released (feat. Cleveland’s skyline)

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We don’t know who will be putting one on yet — or if the Browns will trade up so that one is seen on stage before the No. 12 pick — but the official NFL Draft hats have been released ahead of the three-day spectacular that begins Thursday, April 30 in Chicago. The Cleveland skyline dominates the underside

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Unplugging for Cavs playoff games, plus NFL draft – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-21

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After talking to Lane Adkins about the Browns, I dialed up Dave Sterling to talk about pretty much everything else. Before it was all done, we’d discussed being off of Twitter for the first Cavs playoff game, the idea of buying any shirt for $100, let alone a jersey, and teaching my son about the

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2015 NFL draft and free agency for the Browns with Lane Adkins – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-20

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Lane Adkins of The Orange and Brown report joined me to discuss all things Browns. He wasn’t on to promote anything in particular, but I’ve been a subscriber to the OBR for quite a while and I plugged it for him. Here’s the rest of the stuff we talked about. Where are the Cleveland Browns today

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Browns sign Johnson Bademosi and Craig Robertson, Gipson next?

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The Cleveland Browns have signed two of their restricted free agents, linebacker Craig Robertson and safety Johnson Bademosi, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. As the deadline looms for the Browns to come to agreement with their restricted free agents, it is big for the team to get two of them done and off their

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The Franchise Quarterback: An unconventional approach to conventional wisdom

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Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the key to success in the National Football League is finding the Holy Grail: The Franchise Quarterback. The pursuit of this goal—this Superhero and Knight in Shining Armor—is usually discussed as if everyone knows it is the most important factor in a team’s level of success, with no close second.

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Tashaun Gipson skipping Browns offseason program

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While Pro Bowl safety Tashaun Gipson awaits a much-deserved contract extension from the Cleveland Browns, the restricted free agent will not be joining the rest of his teammates for their short offseason program in Berea this week. With negotiations of a contract not going as planned earlier this spring, the Browns offered Gipson a second-round

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Johnny: “I take full responsibility for my actions”

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If he has grown up as much as he says he has over the past few months, perhaps it’s time we start calling him Jonathan Football. Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel released a statement through the team Friday, his first since being released from rehab. He hit all the beats one might expect from such a statement,

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What Purpose Do Mock Drafts Serve?

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As each year passes, the idea that there is no offseason in the NFL becomes more true. With the massive media attention devoted to the NFL Draft and free agency, escaping football for even a couple weeks in the year has become difficult, especially in Cleveland, where the product on the field leaves much to

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The Lukewarm, The Playoffs, and Paul Pierce’s Craziness: While We’re Waiting…

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Thanks for tearing your eyes off those fresh new Browns digs to indulge my ramblings for a few minutes. Several of the WFNY folks have already shared their thoughts on the new Browns look (as I’m sure many of you have), and I’d be remiss not to share mine. Much like Will, I find the new

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Johnny Baseball: Manziel attends ballgame in Arlington

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Competing for a starting job this fall, Johnny Manziel spent some down time at the yard.

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Uni Talk: Breaking down the Browns’ new look

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The Cleveland Browns unveiled their new uniforms for this fall on Tuesday night. As always, I enlisted the help of WFNY co-founder Rick Grayshock to discuss uniforms. Kirk: Well Rick, we’re finally here — the Browns uniform bonanza! We’ve got nine different looks to dissect, so let’s dive right in. Starting off with an overall

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It’s Tax Day, and the Browns uniforms are really here! While We’re Waiting…

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YOU GUYS! THEY’RE HERE! THE NEW BROWNS UNIFORMS ARE HERE! THEY’RE THE REAL DEAL AND EVERYTHING. NO HOAX THIS TIME. THEY’RE LEGIT. SOMEBODY HOLD ME. Ahem; Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound — we’re going to stitch “Blawg Pound” inside the necks of our new WFNY uniforms, by the way, whenever we get around to them. Plenty to

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Browns jersey unveiling and Michelle Schwab – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-09

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Dave Sterling and I discussed the Browns jersey unveiling before and after. We also discussed superfans, Michelle Schwab, and a figure four leg lock. Leave Michelle Schwab alone Dave is completely anti-Cheetah Pit Punishments fitting crimes A real live figure four leg lock and the aftermath Browns fans creating no-win situations Cleveland fans eating their

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