Animated: Browns Baker scores first TD, says get on my back

Edwin Baker might or might not be a keeper, but one thing’s for sure in the middle of his first NFL game. The former Michigan State Spartan might be the best running back on the Browns’ current roster. While that’s not saying much, he does now have his first touchdown and he thinks the Browns

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NFL News: Browns claim running backs Bobby Rainey and Dennis Johnson

We knew the Browns would be active, and guessed that running back could be addressed. Now, it apparently has. According to Aaron Wilson and Jason La Canfora, the Browns have claimed Bobby Rainey and Dennis Johnson respectively. Bobby Rainey has been claimed by the Cleveland Browns, according to a league source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider)

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While We’re Waiting… Buckeyes Take Down #2 Michigan

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. What a huge, shocking win for the Bucks: “The jury has been out on the Ohio State Buckeyes. But after weeks of deliberations in

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NFL Trade Rumor: Browns seeking Houston’s RB Ben Tate

Business might have just picked up in Berea. After being relatively quiet all day, Twitter has burst with reports that the Browns are engaging the Texans to get Ben Tate. While there isn’t a lot of activity around this rumor just yet, it fits perfectly with Tom Heckert and the Browns’ M.O. From Auburn, Ben Tate is

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NFL Free Agent News: Lions tag Avril, Texans sign Foster

The Detroit Lions used the franchise tag on Cliff Avril taking one of the best DE off the free agent market. The Houston Texans signed Arian Foster to a five year deal, which may have shut the door on their chances of keeping DE Mario Williams. Houston reportedly won’t have the cap space to use

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What Would it Cost for Matt Flynn if He is Franchised?

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One of the options for the Browns this off-season should they choose to address quarterback in free agency is Matt Flynn.  Flynn has only started two NFL games as Aaron Rodgers’ backup, but his most recent start was a record-setting performance that set the world abuzz.  That can tend to happen when you throw for

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: Week 8 Pass Protection or Have a Little Help From My Friends?

Each week Almost nearly each week this season, we’ll take a seat in our very own WFNY Browns film room and break down a little tape from the previous week.  Do enjoy. Whole lotta people questioning the pass protection this week. From our own Scott to LeCharles Bentley, to Daniel Wolf from National Football Authority,

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Week 9: The Browns Will Win If…

First and foremost, can anyone out there run the ball? The Browns need you. Strap on your pads. Conversely, the Texans are coming into this game with a finally-healthy-looking Arian Foster. Gack. The Browns’ defense continue to struggle against the run–and apparently throws to the tackle-eligible–but is also still keeping the team in games long

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What Do You Want to See This Weekend Against Houston?

Forget the stupid statements like “I want to see the Browns win!”  We obviously all want to see that, despite the fact that the Browns are 11 point underdogs heading down to Houston.  Obviously we’d love to see the Browns come out and play like we haven’t seen them play this year and win against

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While We’re Waiting… Tressel Chestbumps, Steelers SB Rings, and K2 Haunts Houston

While We’re Waiting aims to be the round-up of the recent WFNY-esque information for your morning viewing. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email in the sidebar.  Score a TD in a war zone?  Boom, Chestbump from Tress: “This was too good pass up. I don’t know the full

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NFL Draft: Beanie Wells Disputes Injury Rumors

In what could possibly be the quickest way to ever mention a potential injury, Peter King buried a sentence on former Ohio State running back Chris “Beanie” Wells in his latest MMQB that claimed teams are “scared off” by a potential foot injury.  Given Wells’ injury history and the fact that many consider this to

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Brady Quinn: Waiting For Next Year…

Remember that finger that could not be damaged any further if Quinn were to play?  Well, it appears that it has been damaged further. CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Brady Quinn will miss the remainder of Cleveland’s season with a broken right index finger he made worse by playing on Sunday, according to several reports.

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Open Thread: Browns vs Houston Texans

Not too much time to provide a long opener, folks.  Quick hits: Brady’s finger is appartently “okay” enough for him to suit up.  Thankfully, Kellen Winslow will also be active to provide Quinn with another target.  In fact, only notable inactives are Shaun Smith and Travis Daniels, meaning that all of the guys we talked

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The Browns Will Win If…

I stared at my computer for about 45 seconds before starting to type this lead. What to say? Do I make a “Quinn’s broken finger” joke? Go with something about TK NK relative to Monday night’s game? How about a tasteful Phil Savage [bleep] you joke? In truth, thinking about it just made me tired,

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More Cribbs on Sunday?

This team never stops amazing me.  Just not too much in the good way.  Why is it that it takes a huge play from someone that should have been on the field more to begin with for the coaches to finally say, “Hey, this guy may actually be pretty good!” In the case of Jerome

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Kellen Winslow: Sprained Shoulder, Day-to-Day

After taking a nice shot from Buffalo’s Paul Posluszny this past Monday, Kellen Winslow underwent an MRI to check out any potential damage to his shoulder.  The results of said imaging revealed that the tight end does in fact have a sprained shoulder and will be considered day-to-day with the Texans game coming up this

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So…We’re Not Alone With DB Woes

It’s a fairly slow news day today if you couldn’t tell.  The Browns are coming up on a bye week, the Indians are d-u-n, and the Cavaliers are just getting underway.  But that doesn’t stop us from perusing other teams. Hamza Abdullah, Tyron Brackenridge, Courtney Bryan, Therrian Fontenot, Nick Graham, Terrence Holt, Daren Stone, and

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