WFNY Roundtable: Five favorite Browns players 1999-Present

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There have been more downs than ups over the past 15 seasons. That only makes our favorite players mean that much more.

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Video: Who is the LeBron James of the NFL?

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Sports is full of silly made up questions. Who is the G.O.A.T.? Who belongs on the Mount Rushmore of the NFL? Now, it appears that everyone in the NFL wants to be considered the “LeBron James of the NFL.” Your browser does not support iframes. I don’t have an answer and I don’t think I’ll

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The Madden NFL 2016 ratings are out (and the Browns kinda suck)

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EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2016 was released on all video game consoles at midnight Tuesday. As is tradition, the team and player ratings of the long running game have quickly become a hot topic in both the football and video game worlds. Madden has leaked out bits and pieces of the player ratings leading up to

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Heel Turn: Joe Thomas supports Tom Brady, compares Roger Goodell to WWE’s Vince McMahon

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The Cleveland Browns soft-spoken left tackle came strong at the NFL’s commissioner on Sunday afternoon.

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Terrelle Pryor among Browns back at Saturday’s lax practice

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Quarterback turned wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, who missed the Browns preseason opener against the Washington Redskins last Thursday, was back at practice in Berea Saturday. Pryor had been turning heads in Browns training camp before a hamstring injury forced him out of action. Joe Thomas, defensive lineman Billy Winn, and running back Luke Lundy were

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Good news, everyone! “Nothing significant” injury-wise for Browns in first preseason game

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“Nothing significant on the injury front to report,” Browns head coach Mike Pettine said to lead off his statement to the media after the Cleveland Browns completed their first preseason game of the 2015 NFL season. There might not be a better statement that a NFL head coach can make at the conclusion of a

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2015 Browns Unit Previews: The Offense

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It is finally game day for the Cleveland Browns! Before the Browns take the field at First Energy Stadium against the Washington Redskins, let’s take a gander at the new look offense. Over the last month or so, I have previewed each of the Browns defensive and offensive positions, along with the defense as a

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PFF ranks Joe Thomas, Joel Bitonio, and Alex Mack among NFL best OL

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Pro Football Focus (PFF) has become one of the more trusted sources of advanced analytical information about the NFL over the past several seasons. In the preseason tradition of releasing rankings and expectations for NFL teams and players, PFF has began releasing their top 10 player rankings at each position. Fans of the Cleveland Browns

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News on Joe Thomas, Brian Hartline, lefty Manziel and more from Browns training camp

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I made it out to Cleveland Browns training camp today and here are some of the things that I saw. Johnny Lefty Johnny Manziel had a sore elbow and nobody knew it until he started throwing lefty. Coach Mike Pettine and quarterbacks coach Kevin O’Connell both said Manziel is likely to play Thursday against Washington

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JOE THOMAS INJURED (but expected to be just fine)

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It’s okay, everyone. No need to drive to the I-480 bridge. Yes, Joe Thomas was hurt in practice on Monday. But, it sounds like he’s going to be fine. Thomas went down after having his right leg rolled up on at training camp, reportedly by rookie defensive tackle Danny Shelton. Word in Berea is that Thomas

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Superstitions, Qualifying Offers, and Swan Songs: While We’re Waiting

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Happy Tuesday, WFNY! As I arrived to my office on Monday morning, I turned off the podcast I was listening to and I flipped on the local sports talk station. It was Mike and Mike on ESPN Radio, and they happened to be talking to Joe Thomas. “Oh, cool!”, I thought. So I sat in

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Joe Thomas: Johnny Manziel has proved “he’s ready to be an NFL starting quarterback”

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Following the Cleveland Browns Orange and Brown scrimmage at Ohio Stadium on the campus of the Ohio State University, Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas had very kind words for Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. “He’s really proved to a lot of people that this is important to him and he’s ready to be an NFL starting quarterback,”

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Browns veterans met with front office in attempt to halt turnover

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If you think the fans of the Cleveland Browns are fed up with the constant turnover and turmoil in Berea, it appears the players are right there with them. In an excellent profile of Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas written by Grantland’s Robert Mays, it’s reported that roughly one dozen veterans on the team met with majority

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Offensive Line

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Training camp has begun with the 2015 Cleveland Browns taking the field in Berea. It is a great time for football fans with excitement for the season building each day. Over the last many weeks, I have examined many of the Browns position groups. I previewed every group on the defense and looked at the

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Joe Haden, Joe Thomas, and Tashaun Gipson among NFL’s top 100 players

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During the last few weeks, the NFL Network has released their top 100 players for the 2015 season and three Cleveland Browns made the list: Cornerback Joe Haden (No. 23), left tackle Joe Thomas (No. 25), and safety Tashaun Gipson (No. 67). The top Browns player on the list, Haden is one of the faces

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Video: Johnny Manziel says “Johnny Football probably took over me”

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Johnny Manziel is no stranger to saying the right things. It’s always the “doing” part that’s tripped up the second-year quarterback from Texas A&M. The only time I can think of where Johnny backed up his words with action was when he spent the off-season in rehab after calling himself out in front of the

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Listen: Joe Thomas talks Johnny Manziel, Alex Mack, Cavs and more

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Browns left tackle Joe Thomas took some time during OTA’s on Friday to talk with SiriusXM Radio’s Bruce Murray and Kirk Morrison.  The Pro Bowl tackle was very complementary of both of his quarterbacks, Josh McCown and Johnny Manziel. “It’s been really fun to get to know Josh McCown … There’s a lot of things that

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Watch Joe Thomas lose it pumping up the Cavs crowd

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Joe Thomas is the best. He’s easily the best Cleveland Browns player since 1999. After last night’s Game 5 win in the Eastern Conference Semifinals he might be the best Browns cheerleader too. Sorry, Joe Haden. Your attendance record at Cavs games is unmatched among your fellow Browns players, but until such time as you

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Joe Thomas: Manziel’s behavior “night and day” from last year

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Earlier in April, Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas said that Johnny Manziel had “lost a lot of trust” among his teammates in the locker room because the way he handled himself off of the field during the course of his rookie campaign. On Tuesday, in an exclusive interview with NFL Media’s Andrea Kremer,

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Johnny Baseball: Manziel attends ballgame in Arlington

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Competing for a starting job this fall, Johnny Manziel spent some down time at the yard.

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