LaRon Byrd likes one-handed catches

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LaRon Byrd was cut by the Dallas Cowboys and claimed by the Cleveland Browns. So what’s the big deal about a 25-year-old who went undrafted from the University of Miami in 2012? Maybe nothing. Then again, Byrd is big at 6-foot-4 and he has speed. He also has a propensity to work with the JUGS machine

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Jerry Jones’ son “snatched” the Johnny Manziel draft card away on draft day

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Have you guys heard about how the Dallas Cowboys almost drafted Johnny Manziel? I thought everyone had, but it’s come up again, this time with even more details. Jim Dent has written in his new book that Jerry Jones’ son “snatched” the Manziel draft card from his dad’s hands, otherwise Johnny Football would be in

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Jerry Jones almost drafted Johnny Manziel

Johnny Cleveland was this close to being Johnny Dallas. We know that the Dallas Cowboys selected guard Zach Martin with their first-round pick, but team owner Jerry Jones says that that almost wasn’t the case. Jones went into detail on how tough of a choice it was during Sunday’s edition of NFL Network’s Inside Training

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Dez Bryant says Brandon Weeden “was doing some great things out in Cleveland.”

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Dez Bryant is a great receiver and it’s in his best interest to pump up anyone who has the potential of throwing him a football in the NFL, but this is ridiculous. Maybe he meant on the golf courses of Cleveland? Brandon Weeden joined the Cowboys this off-season and Dez Bryant spoke with the Dallas

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Brandon Weeden, Dallas Cowboy

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Well, that didn’t take long. Good ole’ Brandon Weeden, everyone’s favorite whipping boy here in Cleveland during his two year stint as Quarterback, has officially found a new home. The Dallas Cowboys have announced they have given the former Browns first round pick a two-year deal. Terms have not yet been disclosed. The 30-year old

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Brandon Weeden visiting Dallas today

Weeden working out wearing his signature series watch

In my experience, Dallas Cowboys fans have some consternation with regard to Tony Romo. In Romo, they’ve got a guy with some clear ability and talent, but he never seems to put them over the top. Romo is nearing his mid-30’s now as an NFL player and makes a ton of money and it’s reasonable

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Browns next interview candidate: Dallas assistant Rich Bisaccia

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Next man up: Dallas Cowboys assistant Rich Bisaccia will be the eighth candidate to interview for the Cleveland Browns head coaching vacancy. FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reported the news on Thursday evening. The interview is scheduled for Saturday. Bisaccia, the special teams coordinator, previously interviewed this month for the Washington Redskins vacancy. Washington later Jay

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Rob Ryan: “I’ll be out of work for like five minutes”

I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better. I (expletive) made them a hell of a lot better. I’ll be out of work for like five minutes. — Long-time defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, Tuesday. Two years after being relieved of his duties as the defensive coordinator of

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Schefter: Browns hire Cowboys Alec Scheiner as President

The Cleveland Browns might be waiting until the end of the year to make decisions on existing personnel (Mike Holmgren and Dimitri Patterson excluded,) but they are adding to the corporate hierarchy. Adam Schefter reports on Twitter that the Browns have lured away one of Jerry Jones’ “right hand” men. One of Jerry Jones’ right

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Report: Weeden says receivers ran unpracticed routes against Dallas

The Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot uncorked a bit of a small controversy in her latest Browns notebook today. The story began as looking to see why so many passing attempts seemed far-off on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Take it away, Brandon Weeden. “There’s a couple of routes we ran on Sunday for the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: Game 10, Under Pressure

Like we did last year before it became fashionable, we’ll take a seat each week in our very own WFNY Browns film room and break down a little tape from the game, with a specific focus.  Do enjoy. The Browns did something really positive in Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys, and I wanted to focus

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Cowboys loss was more frustrating than most Browns losses

Browns penalties must be hysterical to Ed Hochuli's crew

I have a tough time explaining why my frustration levels fluctuate so much throughout a Browns season. Some weeks as the Browns lose, it barely registers on the imaginary frustrate-o-meter in my house. I kind of shrug my shoulders, write about the Browns game on Sunday and just move along with my week. Then other

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2-8 Records: The Cleveland way

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It wasn’t quite The Drive, but the Dallas Cowboys managed to go the entire length of the pristine turf at Cowboys Stadium in roughly one minute and five seconds. Sure, they had some help, but the end result was one that every Clevelander saw coming a mile away: a Dan Bailey field goal, capping off a

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Animated: T.J. Ward Hit on Kevin Ogletree

T.J. Ward was flagged for 15 costly yards when he hit Kevin Ogletree (and Buster Skrine) on a pass attempt. Here’s another look at it in case you missed it. We’ll have a complete discussion on the rules and whether or not this was a legitimate flag tomorrow morning. Related: Browns blow 13-0 halftime lead; lose

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Phil Taylor tweets frustration with referees in Browns-Cowboys game

It didn’t take long: The first notable Cleveland Brown has already come out on Twitter with his complaint about the referees from today’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys: How much they paying these refs man! — Phil Taylor (@PhilTaylor98) November 18, 2012 Defensive tackle Phil Taylor, who was able to play with Ahytba

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Box Score: Cowboys 23, Browns 20

Oh boy. This game was a doozy, as somehow the Cowboys needed an extra period to fend off the mistake-laden Browns. Nearly a dozen first down penalties by the Cleveland defense had the Cowboys on top late, but a crazy back-and-forth ending eventually resulted in the three-point win. I’m sure we’ll have plenty of analysis

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Browns blow 13-0 halftime lead; lose 23-20 in overtime

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The Cleveland Browns dominated the first half of the game today in Dallas. The Cowboys were held under 70 yards of total offense and manhandled at the line of scrimmage. Cleveland’s defensive line, recharged with a healthy Rubin and Taylor for the first time all season recorded several sacks and bottled up Felix Jones and

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Game 10: Browns-Cowboys Open Thread

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Can the Browns knock off the inconsistent Cowboys in Jerry World, even without Joe Haden? The odds obviously seem thin, but Pat Shurmur’s squad should be well-rested after last week’s bye. The Cowboys, on the other hand, come off a much-needed, emotional victory over the Philadelphia Eagles that kept their early playoff hopes alive. Stay

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NFL Report: Joe Haden out for Cowboys game

After not practicing all week, Browns star cornerback Joe Haden was likely a doubtful player in today’s game at Dallas. This morning, ESPN’s Adam Schefter has the latest report on his status due to his lingering oblique injury: Browns CB Joe Haden is OUT. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 18, 2012 Expect possible big games

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