Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.
It’s now official: The Cleveland Browns are embroiled in controversy. Half the fan base wants to see Johnny Manziel start this weekend against the Colts. The other half wants Brian Hoyer to get one more shot to try and salvage a playoff year in Cleveland football. Even more than we know about the Browns and
Sunday’s Cleveland Browns game against the Atlanta Falcons was not a fine showing of head coaching skills. I wondered aloud on Twitter if Falcons coach Mike Smith had been fired yet, and I wasn’t just making a joke. I still like Mike Pettine and his team seems to rally around him and play for him,
There will be a new home for Cleveland Browns’ preseason games starting next year. ABC affiliate WEWS will take over the preseason broadcasts and provide year-round Browns content, both digitally and on TV. NBC affiliate WKYC has carried all of the Browns preseason games since 1999, save for the 2005 season, when CBS affiliate WOIO took
Dave Sterling and I had our weekly chat about all the various things on our minds. Here’s what we talked about… Sports Talk Radio Commercials Danny Veghs Joebees LAN parties Command and Conquer Unreal Tournament Warcraft 2 Browns beat the Steelers The Fish that Saved Pittsburgh Stockard Channing
Mike Burgermeister joined me to discuss the Browns’ miraculous come-from-behind victory over the Titans. Here’s what we discussed. Kyle Shanahan love Ben Tate running the ball Why doesn’t Jabaal Sheard play more? Is Barkevious Mingo a bust? Brian Hoyer’s comeback Justin Gilbert, Joe Haden and man vs. zone The Titans losing poise after Locker hit
I was on this morning with Andy Baskin and Andre Knott on the streaming sports show, Dawgs on the Run. In case you missed it here’s what it sounded like. We discussed the Browns win over the Titans. We bashed Ken Whisenhunt, Charlie Whitehurst, the Browns defense, and a lot more. Thank goodness the Browns
Mike Holmgren’s name is apparently in the mix with the Oakland Raiders, according to Pro Football Talk. Strong and persistent chatter has emerged in recent days linking Holmgren to the job. It’s a fairly obvious connection, given that former Holmgren lieutenant Reggie McKenzie serves as the General Manager in Oakland. McKenzie, who could be the
Next man up… It’s a game within the game in the NFL as players try to stay healthy enough to play 16 full games. Well, Jordan Cameron is out this week with a banged up shoulder, so there goes his perfect season of health. Other Browns inactives include Barkevious Mingo with a shoulder as well,
The Cleveland Browns not only trailed massively at the end of the first half, but they also lost their first string running back Ben Tate to an apparent knee injury. #Browns RB Ben Tate has knee injury. Return questionable. Was hurt on his best run of day. — Scott Petrak ct (@ScottPetrak) September 7, 2014
Johnny Manziel is Johnny Football is Johnny Cleveland.
Just a bright-eyed kid reaping the benefits of being his father’s only son and therefore earning a seat next to pops at each and every Browns home game.
The pre-season game number four is pretty bleak in terms of quality football. Apparently it’s so casual a game for the NFL (who charges full price for tickets) that they don’t bother checking to see if every player has a unique uniform number.
We all knew Johnny Manziel was going to bring attention to the Browns and have some endorsements. Let’s just say that I didn’t anticipate “Johnny JamBoogie.” It’s a funny ad though.
I was happy to have Dave Sterling (@dimoko) back on the podcast. We started out accidentally discussing public urination and ended with the breaking news that Josh Gordon’s year-long suspension has been upheld by the NFL. We also talked about Kevin Love and his “decision” to come to the Cleveland Cavaliers. We talked about LeBron
As the Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver issues continue into the fourth week of the preseason, one interesting name is bubbling up in the NFL trade rumor mill in the New York Jets’ Stephen Hill. ESPN New York’s Rich Cimini believes the Jets should and will try and trade Hill, with the player potentially being a roster casualty
In the wake of the Rams losing Sam Bradford to an ACL tear, it’s natural to wonder if the Browns’ own QB isn’t coming back too quickly. It hasn’t even been a year since Brian Hoyer tore his ACL against Buffalo and he’s back out there as the Cleveland Browns starter. When talking about the
Even after last Monday night’s lackluster passing performances by Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel, head coach Mike Pettine called for an end to the quarterback competition, naming Hoyer the starter. Whether you believe the he “won” the job rather than had it handed to him, only one thing seemed clear: Manziel is not ready to
Johnny Manziel’s $4.3 million signing bonus just took a small hit on Friday as the league fined him $12,000 for the Finger Seen ‘Round the World. Per NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Manziel is allegedly weighing an appeal. Johnny Manziel is still weighing whether to appeal his $12,000 fine for flipping the bird. #thebird — Ian Rapoport
Mike Pettine isn’t buying in to the hype. With rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel losing the Cleveland Browns’ preseason competition, many throughout the league expected the team to utilize a two-quarterback system that would allow the mobile, play-making Manziel to have a package of plays designed for his unique skill set, subbing him in for Brian Hoyer