Browns

Can the Browns rivalry with the Steelers ever return?

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Bill Polian said that he and Tony Dungy had an understanding that he could get his team up to play with just a little bit more intensity just a few times per year. It makes sense. Football players are human and their effort is likely to be somewhat consistent to their abilities most of the

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Hanford Dixon: Browns had a “bounty” system

In his recently released book, former Cleveland Browns defensive back Hanford Dixon — affectionately known as the “Top Dawg” — says that the mid-80s team had a players only bounty system that rewarded members for hard hits. “The object wasn’t to maim or cause serious injury, but to knock (an opponent) out of the game,”

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WFNY Roundtable: Dawg Days Over?

The ‘Dawg Pound’ became such in the mid 80′s as the fans and defensive players created an identity together. Lead by two young cornerbacks, Hanford Dixon and Frank Minnifield, the defense was tough to move the ball on (unless you were John Elway). This identity, of course,  stuck with Browns fans long after Dixon, Minnifield and teammate

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