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

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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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WFNY’s State of the Browns: Safeties

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Browns Training Camp is now in full swing. The team is in the process of installing Mike Pettine’s new defensive scheme. He wants his defense to be physical and tough in order to compete in the AFC North. In order to do so, the Browns added several players who fit this qualification, one of which

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Let Free Agency Commence!

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I have no idea what the Browns will do with free agency this year, but I have some clear ideas about what I think they should and shouldn’t do. Despite the massive amount of money and the ever growing list of players available, I still think it’s a bad idea to build a team too

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Rick and Craig talk Jason Campbell, Brandon Weeden and other Browns stuff – WFNY Podcast – 2013-10-23

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Rick was on hand today for Rob Chudzinski’s press conference and also Jason Campbell’s media availability. We talk about a lot of other Browns stuff. Did the Browns try hard enough to compete in 2013? Brandon Weeden and whether he can ever start for the Browns again Joe Thomas and his free pass for not

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Browns vs Rams: What I’m watching

The preseason opens tonight for the Cleveland Browns. Will they be a different team in 2013? These are the things I’ll be watching for… When the starters are in: 1) Can the offense and specifically Brandon Weeden find a rhythm and move the ball? Weeden has been a bit inconsistent in training camp. We know

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While We’re Waiting… The Free Safety Battle, More On Bullpen Woes, and Friday Night Lights

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Leading off, Fred Greetham of Fox Sports Ohio talks about

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NFL News – Nate Ulrich on Tebow coverage, Browns position battles, Josh Gordon suspension, contract extensions and more – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-14

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Always good to catch up with the Browns observations with Nate Ulrich from the Akron Beacon Journal. Here’s all that we discussed. How good do you feel not having to talk Tebow? Bill Belichick out to prove he doesn’t have to talk about anything. Gregg Popovich and how he just defies everyone to do what

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Cabot, Grossi: Gipson And Bademosi Will Battle For Starting Free Safety

In their customary Sunday morning “Hey, Tony!” and “Hey, Mary Kay!” columns, Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland and Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer give some insight from a pressing issue for Browns’ fans, just who is going to start at free safety opposite T.J. Ward in the secondary. Hey Tony: One of the more

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The Cleveland Browns cornerback situation as it exists today

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The Browns have a lot of cornerbacks on the roster, believe it or not. Everyone knows about Joe Haden and Buster Skrine at this point, but let’s go over the rest to see just how daunting a task it might or might not be to field a starting backfield with these guys. Remember, the Browns

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Johnson Bademosi named Browns’ fourth captain

When Buster Skrine went down with a concussion this past weekend while filling in for Joe Haden, the Browns had to turn to the bench once again. Johnson Bademosi (every color commentator’s worst nightmare) was the man up and he did pretty well. Bademosi made the team as an undrafted player from Stanford this season

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NFL Injury News: Ahtyba Rubin out for Sunday’s game against Chargers

The Cleveland Browns might someday dominate the defensive line when they get Ahtyba Rubin and Phil Taylor back. That won’t be the case this Sunday. The Browns injury report as of Friday says that Rubin, Dimitri Patterson and (of course) Scott Fujita are out. Mohamed Massaquoi, Trent Richardson and Tashaun Gipson are questionable. The probables

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