Berea was buzzing because Jim Tressel and Lloyd Carr were visiting Browns practice. It was actually quite funny to me that everyone was dying for a photo op of Tressel and Lloyd Carr talking to each other as they were about 40 yards apart for most of practice. I’m not sure what, exactly, they thought was going to happen. When Tressel found his way to Lloyd Carr, he smiled, shook his hand, patted his shoulder warmly with the other and they chatted pleasantly. Not sure why anyone expected anything else other than that. Then again, here I am talking about it.
As for the Cleveland Browns and what is happening there, we’ll start with the injuries. The Browns have a lot of minor injuries that are affecting the practice field. Usama Young, Scott Fujita, and Chris Gocong were all out today. Fujita and Young are nursing minor leg injuries and Gocong continues to rest after his week-old stinger. Coye Francies was banged up in the first pre-season game and he appeared to be fighting hard through some limping on the practice field. With the exceptional amount of competition among the corners, it makes some sense. Mohamed Massaquoi was in regular shoes again today and doing lots of pushups, for whatever reason. [Read more...]