Grading Manziel vs. Hoyer: Still Too Close to Call

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The Cleveland Browns finally had their chance to play someone other than their fellow teammates. What many fans are watching, however, is the battle within the team as Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer both look to claim the team’s starting quarterback role. On Saturday, both quarterbacks played about a quarter-and-a-half—or three-to-four offensive drives. Each player had his

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Browns Preseason Game 1: Winners and Losers

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With the first weekend of preseason football in the books, we learned some thing about the outlook of the 2014 Browns, both positive and negative, but many important questions remain unanswered. The difficulty of the preseason remains that no one truly knows whether certain players are flashes in the pan or can be counted on

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WFNY Exclusive: G.L.C. Song 2014

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This year’s Great Lakes Classic is happening tomorrow night and it’s a pre-season all about Johnny Football. My friend is the creator of the original GLC song and he gave me the newest iteration today. Enjoy!

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Preseason Game 1 Preview: Cleveland Browns v. Detroit Lions

Rookies and a revamped offense: What we are watching during Week 1 of the NFL Preseason Football in Cleveland is back and once again, the Browns have brought in a new regime. On Saturday, the Detroit Lions will host new Head Coach Mike Pettine and the new-look Cleveland Browns. Gone are Rob Chudzinski, Joe Banner,

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Nate Burleson on Browns-Lions preseason game: “I’m going to get a fine.”

On August 9, the Cleveland Browns will face the Detroit Lions in their annual Battle for the Barge—The Great Lakes Classic.  While this overblown preseason game will get lots of burn for its contrived tradition, it’s also going to be a focal point for Browns fans as wide receiver Nate Burleson plans on making the most

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Cleveland Browns sign cornerback Aaron Berry

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The Cleveland Browns are kicking the tires on cornerback Aaron Berry. The Browns signed him today and GM Ray Farmer made the announcement. “Aaron Berry gives us both depth and competition at corner, and has the potential to upgrade our kicking game,” Farmer said. “He’s tough and relentless and his strength prior to his injury

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Browns reportedly agree to terms with Nate Burleson

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The Browns thought they had a reliable veteran receiver when they traded for Davone Bess last season. That didn’t work out all that well for the Browns as Bess turned into what appeared to be a pot-smoking rastafarian via his own social media presence. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Browns have found a

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Mark Cuban says NFL is “10 years away from an implosion”

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How many non-Browns games did you watch this past season on Thursday night? How many weeks did it take for you to get burned out on the NFL this year? For me, with the number of games I can now watch per week having exploded over the past five years, I think the burnout rate

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NFL News: Bills hire Jim Schwartz as Mike Pettine’s replacement

Buffalo fans had been nervous after the departure of their defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. Yesterday, the Bills acted quickly to fill the vacancy in hiring former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz. Schwartz, only 47, had been previously rumored as a possible defensive coordinator candidate in Cleveland. He was a disappointing 29-51 in five seasons

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Lions hire Jim Caldwell; Jim Tressel to follow?

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The Detroit Lions are set to hire Jim Caldwell as their new head coach and Jim Tressel could be on his way to Michigan as well. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news about Caldwell shortly after noon on Tuesday. Other confirmations continue to flow in. On Monday night, Sirius XM’s Adam Caplan shared that

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Tennessee Titans hire Ken Whisenhunt as head coach

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The Tennessee Titans have hired three-time Cleveland Browns interview candidate Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach. ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen first reported the news on Twitter at about 6:15 p.m. Monday. Within the next hour, the Titans officially confirmed the move. Whisenhunt, 51, had just finished his lone season as the San

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Cleveland Browns drop embarrassing game to Lions 31-17

The Browns weren’t going to win this game on this day with Brandon Weeden. Despite some moments that indicated the Browns might have a good chance to win their fourth in a row, Weeden unleashed one of the worst passes ever to help Detroit seal the victory. Weeden was getting some pressure in the pocket.

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NFL News: Halftime score Browns 17, Lions 7

The Browns have held a lead going into halftime for all five of their games before today. They continued that streak with a strong second quarter. The Lions’ big weapon Calvin Johnson was active, but played in probably a third of Detroit’s plays. He had one reception in the half for seven yards. Detroit got

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Browns vs Lions Week Six Inactives include Winn, Sheard; Calvin Johnson will play

The Browns ruled Billy Winn out of today’s game during the week. Joining him on the inactive list today are LB Jabaal Sheard who went through a pregame warm-up routine but was scratched. It is his third game missed with the hamstring injury. TE Keavon Milton, OL Patrick Lewis, Martin Wallace, Garrett Gilkey and newly

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Thoughts on the Cleveland-Detroit rivalry

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Pittsburgh gets most of the sports hate in this town thanks to the Steelers, but 2.5 hours the other direction sits Detroit, a city that collectively may be Cleveland’s biggest rival. With Detroit sitting across the border in that state up North, it’s reason enough for Northeast Ohioans to harbor some hatred, but throw in

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NFL News: Calvin Johnson’s status is up in the air for Lions vs. Browns

Calvin Johnson will be a game-time decision this weekend when the Lions get set to face the Browns in Cleveland. The big, talented receiver missed a 22-9 loss to the Packers the prior week, but practiced on a limited basis on Thursday. His replacement, Kris Durham, caught three passes for 30 yards and a touchdown.

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NFL Draft: Browns currently picking 6th

According to the experts at NEPatriotsDraft.com after crunching all the numbers and considering the Browns’ season-ending loss to the Steelers, the Cleveland Browns will be picking 6th in this year’s NFL draft. 1. Kansas City Chiefs (2-13) .491 2. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-14) .541 3. Oakland Raiders (4-11) .470 4. Philadelphia Eagles (4-12) .512 5. Detroit

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Former Brown Jerome Harrison featured in CBS Thanksgiving special

Today, before the first NFL game of the day on CBS, the network aired a special on former Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison during its pre-game show. Harrison, who was Cleveland’s fifth round pick in 2005 and famously rushed for 286 and three touchdowns yards in a game back in 2009, later ended up

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NFL Week 4: Winners and Losers

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So after each Browns game I pick my winners and losers for the game. Since the Browns played last Thursday, I thought we’d open up today with a league wide winners and losers piece. I mean hey, what else are we going to talk about this morning? Alright. League wide winners and losers from yesterday.

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