Do you want the Browns to lose for the draft? – WFNY Roundtable

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Craig: It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well, not for TD who prefers March Madness, but I digress. The holidays are here and it’s a confusing time to be a Browns fan. In the middle of fan appreciation week, there are lots of fans out there who probably don’t want the Browns to

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Browns NFL Draft Needs: Guard or Defensive Playmaker?

NCAA Football: Alabama at Arkansas

To keep up the flow of roundtable conversations this week, I bring to you a discussion I’ve had with long-time friend and occasional writer Jordan Marks, who blogs for Dawg Pound Daily. We tackle the major NFL Draft needs of the Browns and a number of prospects that could be a good fit. Let’s hear

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Browns Find Themselves as Week 1 Losers in More Ways Than One

Tom Heckert

As Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison discussed the goings on of the first week of the NFL regular season, with the entire NBC Football Night in America staff awaiting the kickoff between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos, live from Whatever Corporation Field at Mile High, the two well-respected and suit-clad gentlemen offered up who their “winners”

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Guessing what the Browns’ moves mean… so far

These are tea leaves

Even without a ton of movement in free agency, I think we’ve seen and heard enough to start at least making some educated guesses about what the Browns are thinking and doing. Please save me the cheap jokes about them doing “nothing” in the comments. Defensive line – Regardless of what you think about Frostee

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NFL Draft: Mayock says Browns should do “whatever it takes” to get RG3

During a teleconference yesterday with the media, NFL Network’s Mike Mayock weighed in on the Browns’ draft and the quarterback position. “As much as I like Colt McCoy, I still think they have to look to upgrade that position and I think they have to do whatever it takes to get there,” said Mayock of

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NFL Free Agency Rumors: Falcons, Browns, Ray Edwards and Osi Umenyiora?

According to too many people to count on Twitter last night from Cleveland reporters Tony Grossi and Mary Kay Cabot, to Adam Schefter and the national guys, the Browns and Falcons were bidding for the services of former Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards.  Some even referred to it as a “bidding war.”  Who knows if

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Post-Draft Browns Thoughts on Greg Little and Undrafted Free Agency

It is May.  The draft has come and gone.  Has the glow of the draft-day trade by Tom Heckert worn off yet?  In some senses, it will be a long year watching the Atlanta Falcons to see how Matt Ryan performs with his new weapon Julio Jones.  Ryan threw for just over 3700 yards and

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NFL Draft: Browns Roundtable, Part II

Yesterday, we took on the ever-popular debate of need versus player, but in general terms.  Today, we get a little more specific and debate which way the Browns go if things go as many suspect… Scott: Focusing solely on the first round, let’s say we have the following hypothetical: Cam Newton to Carolina, Von Miller

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Expecting the Unexpected From Carolina

Veteran journalist Mark Leonard is back to discuss the upcoming NFL draft. You can find the Mark’s other guest pieces here and here. Mark is a Lorain native who loves writing about his favorite teams. What would the Cleveland Browns end up doing at six if the Carolina Panthers actually chose to do what would

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NFL Draft: Heckert Keeps Browns’ Strategy a Mystery

Close to the vest, but appeasing the masses, Browns general manager Tom Heckert took to the podium on Thursday morning to discuss the upcoming 2011 NFL Draft. Chief among questions during the 45-minute press conference surrounded what he considers to be the Browns’ biggest “need,” an inquiry which received little to no answer with regard to

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NFL Draft: Browns to Play Host to Wide Receivers Green and Jones Among Others

With 17 days left until the Cleveland Browns make their way to Radio City Music Hall to add to their current stable of athletes, general manager Tom Heckert and company will visit with many of the top prospects who will hear their respective names called early into the evening. Per Mary Kay Cabot, this week

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NFL Mock Draft: Julio Jones at Sixth Overall?

It’s already being characterized as being unpredictable as ever, but the 2011 NFL Draft continues to be one of the more anticipated events of the upcoming spring.  Whether by fans looking to see who shows up despite union wishes or others hoping their team lands a top prize, this year’s three-day event should be full

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While We’re Waiting… Julio Jones, Buckeyes Hoops, NFL Labor and more

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. So Julio Jones might be a bit of a reach at 6 now that he has a broken foot requiring surgery…  It’s pretty amazing

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