A whole slew of Cleveland Browns finished first in Pro Bowl fan voting

Tashaun Gipson Cleveland Browns

The fans have spoken. While Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers led all vote-getters, and Houston Texans’ defensive dynamo JJ Watt led all defenders, several members of the Cleveland Browns were ranked No. 1 in their respective positions. Perrenial Pro Bowler Joe Thomas leads the pack on the offensive side of the ball, but is joined by another

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Joe Haden, Justin Gilbert leave Bengals game with injuries

Cleveland Browns Joe Haden Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Cleveland Browns were off to an awful start trailing the Bengals 17-0 when things got much worse. Joe Haden slowly walked (limped?) to the locker room. It was a big mystery because nobody on the TV broadcast noticed any play where Haden might have been injured. And it was just part of the disaster

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My Sportsman of the Year: Joe Haden

Joe Haden Cleveland Browns

Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.

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Cleveland Browns Week 14 (Winners and) Loser

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Editor’s note: Breaking format a bit today as there’s only one man worth discussing. There was a moment, late Sunday afternoon, where Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine was enraged with the officiating crew that was tasked with keeping things even keel during his team’s contest with the Indianapolis Colts. The clock was winding down

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Behind a struggling offense a defense shines: Cleveland Browns Film Room

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The Cleveland Browns lost to the Buffalo Bills 26-10 last week and all of the news was about the quarterback controversy. The offensive struggles of the Browns were the big news of the game, but it overshadowed the outstanding defensive performance. The Browns’ defense kept the Browns in the game even when the offense was

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Solid run defense, shutdown coverage, and the amazing Joel Bitonio- Film Room

Justin Gilbert Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns bounced back after a tough loss to the Houston Texans by coming from behind to beat the Atlanta Falcons on a last-second field goal. It was a sloppy game for the Browns, but the team remained calm and came back to win the game with just under a minute to go. The

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Cleveland Browns Week 12 Winners and Losers

Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns

When I look at teams like the Atlanta Falcons or Chicago Bears, I see an NFL case study. You have incredibly talented weapons—Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey, Martellus Bennett, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Matt Forte, Steven Jackson—and highly compensated, first-round quarterbacks. You have rosters that are heavily featured on fantasy teams across the league. You have

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Joe Haden set to open shoe store in Cleveland

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Browns star cornerback Joe Haden has really taken to living and being a part of the city of Cleveland. Besides playing at a Pro Bowl level for the Browns, Haden has become a big fan of the Cavaliers and can be seen hanging out around the city of Cleveland on many nights. Haden also loves

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The D Shuts Down Cincy: Browns Film Room

Cleveland Browns Buster Skrine

The Cleveland Browns are in first place after beating the Cincinnati Bengals on national television last Thursday. The Browns completely dominated the Bengals, beating them 24-3. Their defense played in what may have very well been their best game of the season, forcing four Cincinnati turnovers. The unit was able to hold the Bengals’ offense

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Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Behind the Box Score

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With Thursday night’s victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns now sits in sole position of first place in the AFC North. The Browns outplayed Cincinnati in every aspect of the game under the bright lights of the Thursday Night Football, and put Cleveland back

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Donte Whitner’s revealing pre-game speech inspired Browns before Bengals game

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At the end of the Cleveland Browns’ pre-game meeting at their Cincinnati hotel, defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil asked strong safety and Cleveland native Donte Whitner to address the team. According to Akron Beacon Journal columnist Marla Ridenour, Whitner delivered a revealing speech that struck a chord with his teammates, inspiring them prior to their Thursday night game against the Bengals.

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GIF: Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis tackled by his own player

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Sometimes, the world is a beautiful place in which everything comes together perfectly. Sometimes, one moment captures the quintessence of a larger event. Sometimes, one play is a microcosm of a whole football game. Sometimes, that game is a 24-3 Cleveland Browns victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. This was the case last night, and poor Bengals head

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Special Teams and Defense Reign Supreme: Browns Film Room

Cleveland Browns Joe Haden Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Cleveland Browns won their second straight game and are now 5-3 on the season. The team played a tight game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and pulled out a 22-17 wins on Sunday. It was another close game at the end with a lot of big plays by the Browns. On defense, the Browns forced two

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Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Behind the Box Score

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The Cleveland Browns moved to 5-3 on the season with their Week 9 narrow defeat of Tampa Bay. Mike Pettine’s bunch played strong defense once again and benefited from momentum changing plays on special teams as well as timely throws from Brian Hoyer to pull out the “W”. It wasn’t always pretty, but after the win

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Cleveland Browns Film Room: How the defense has improved

Cleveland Browns Joe Haden

The Cleveland Browns are 4-3 on the year after beating the Oakland Raiders 23-13 on Sunday. The game was a close match throughout with the Browns able to push away in the fourth quarter. The Browns have struggled on offense over the past few weeks, but in the wake of these struggles the Browns defense has

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Cleveland Browns vs. Oakland Raiders: Behind the Box Score

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The Cleveland Browns rebounded from their sleepwalk in Jacksonville to knock off the Raiders 23-13 at home on Sunday. The game was a bore through the first three quarters as the teams traded punts and field goals, but Brian Hoyer found Andrew Hawkins in the end zone late in the third quarter to wake up FirstEnergy Stadium and

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Tweets of the Game: Raiders vs. Browns – Second Half

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The Cleveland Browns game was a wild affair on Twitter? Did you miss it? Don’t worry. I got you. Third Quarter In case you forgot what the Browns are really missing, Dustin Fox reminds us all that it’s a Josh Gordon watch… We need Josh Gordon back. Bad. — Dustin Fox (@DustinFox37) October 26, 2014

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Cleveland Browns Inactives: Defensive Line Depleted, Terrance West surprise inactive

Cleveland Browns Terrance West

The Cleveladn Browns released their inactive list this morning ahead of their AFC North clash with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. As expected, the defensive line is quite depleted with Ahtyba Rubin, Phil Taylor, and Billy Winn all inactive for this game, leaving them with only Desmond and Armonty Bryant and the seldom-used to this point

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