Browns Week 6 Review: Four Thoughts on the Offense

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It’s hard to act like you’ve been there before when the the Pittsburgh Steelers have won 18 of the last 19 matchups. But, with this win over the Steelers, the Cleveland Browns are once again over .500. And with the Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the upcoming three opponents, the immediate

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Week 6 Film Room: The Defense

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The Cleveland Browns played their best game of the season versus the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The team played a complete game on both sides of the ball and won 31-10. The defense finally looked like the defense that most people expected before the season. They allowed only 10 points on the day and the

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Week 5 Film Room: The Offense

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Kyle Shanahan is Love, Kyle Shanahan is Life. This is what I continue telling people who do not understand how a Brian Hoyer-led offense with Miles Austin and two sub-5-foot-10 receivers can be so successful. The NFL is frequently called a “passing league” by fans and analysts. And, they are not wrong. The pass-to-run ratio

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Video: What will the Cavs offense look like with Kyrie, Love and LeBron?

As if the addition of head coach David Blatt wasn’t enough, the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers will (by all accounts) feature substantial upgrades and small forward and power forward as well. So how will all of this work? Coach Nick from BBALLBREAKDOWN takes a look at the Cavs’ summer league (coached by Blatt) in addition to

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A look at Kyle Shanahan’s Zone Run Game, Part II: Cleveland Browns Film Room

(If you missed Part I, make sure to check it out here.) The idea that the NFL has become a passing league does not phase new Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. While many other teams turn to more pass-oriented offenses, Shanahan prefers his offense has a similar run-to-pass ratio to teams before the thirty-four

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A look at Kyle Shanahan’s Zone Run Game, Part I: Cleveland Browns Film Room

Another year in Cleveland, another coaching change for the Browns. And yet, like clockwork, training camp rolls around and fans become cautiously optimistic about their team. It is no different this year. “THIS Year. This is it, man! Last year, everyone thought that would be the year, but c’mon, now: You know THIS is the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Pierre Desir

Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Terrance West

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Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Christian Kirksey

Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Joel Bitonio

Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Johnny Manziel

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Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the

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Cavalier Film Room: A window into the Anthony Bennett skill set

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When we were last in the film room, we took a look at the Cavaliers over-helping on three-point shots and the resulting consequences. As always, if you have any ideas for film room topics, contact me at kirk@waitingfornextyear.com. This week, we’re going to look no further than Anthony Bennett’s performance against the Sacramento Kings on

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Anthony Bennett

For the last two months, I’ve been discussing possible candidates for the Cavaliers with their pick in the 2013 draft. With the top pick secured, I narrowed the list, and there was one option left uncovered as of yet here at WFNY in the film room, UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett. While the longest of

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Victor Oladipo

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We continue our May and June trip around the top of the NBA draft board and navigate exactly who the Cavaliers should take with the top selection at the end of the month. The recent rumor winds indicate that today’s topic of discussion, Indiana guard/forward Victor Oladipo, could very well be in play with the No.

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Ben McLemore

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As we continue to look through the Cleveland Cavaliers’ options with the #1 selection in the NBA Draft later this month, it’s time to look at Kansas guard Ben McLemore. McLemore’s flying under the radar a bit right now with all the talk focusing primarily on Nerlens Noel, Otto Porter, or a trade for the

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Cavalier NBA Draft Film Room: Otto Porter

In this week’s installment of the film room, we give you the other half of the two most likely candidates for the Cavaliers’ selection at number one in the 2013 draft. Of course, when I gave you the Nerlens Noel film room nearly two weeks ago, I didn’t think it was very likely he’d be

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