Brady Quinn cut loose by Dolphins

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It’s a rough time for NFL players struggling to make it in the league. The rosters are getting cut to 75 before eventually making their way to 53 plus a practice squad. One of the Browns’ most high profile draft picks of the last decade has found himself cut as Brady Quinn’s attempt to make

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2014 NFL Draft: Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon, Michael Sam and Don Jones – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-12

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It’s been quite a while since I talked to Jon on the podcast, but I asked him to keep tabs on the NFL draft as a passive Browns fan who is married to a real Browns fan. We ended up talking a lot about draft value, trades, Johnny Football, Josh Gordon’s impending suspension and the

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DeSean Jackson evades Browns “aggressive” pursuit, agrees with Redskins

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The headline of this post is a bit tongue-in-cheek. We might never find out if the Browns were truly “aggressively” pursuing DeSean Jackson. What we do know is that Jackson’s agent was aggressively pursuing a deal for his client and according to reports this morning, he found a deal in Washington. Darren Heitner of Forbes.com

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What would it look like if the Browns traded for Mike Wallace?

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There was a sense of relief that the Cleveland Browns didn’t sign Mike Wallace last off-season after the details of his contract emerged. The fact is, as badly as the Cleveland Browns needed help at receiver, it was an absurdly large contract. How absurd? Now that there’s been a shakeup in the Dolphins front office

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D’Qwell Jackson’s free agent tour stops in Miami

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If D’Qwell Jackson is looking for a new NFL team that has more continuity and less dysfunction than the Browns, he might barely be achieving that in Miami. Omar Kelly of the Sun Sentinel reports that D’Qwell visited with the Dolphins yesterday afternoon after the team re-upped Brent Grimes for four years and $32 million

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There’s no way for the Browns to win right now

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It’s an impossible task to win the off-season in January and February. The Browns are used to finding ways to win back their fans around draft time, but right now, it’s impossible. The fans have lost complete faith and trust in this entire franchise once again, and there’s nothing to be done. Even hiring a

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Dolphins sought trade of Bess despite knowledge of mental condition

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The Richie Incognito bullying scandal has officially met its match. Just weeks after Davone Bess was hospitalized against his will due to concerns surrounding his mental state, the Miami Dolphins took a “don’t ask, don’t tell” approach as they shopped the  veteran wide receiver to other NFL teams. Less than one month before shipping Bess

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Stairwells and Hospitals: The Davone Bess situation continues to unfold

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The Davone Bess situation—which it officially is at this stage, a situation—continues to get more bizarre by the hour. What had appeared as a bottoming out, Bess being arrested in a Florida airport for erratic behavior and assaulting a police officer, can now be confirmed as merely being the tip of the wide receiver’s downward

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NFL News: Davone Bess arrested for assaulting officer/firefighter

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Davone Bess has been posting strange pictures to social media and now we can add a mugshot to the portfolio. According to CBS in Florida, Bess was arrested at 6:19 a.m. this morning for “assaulting an officer/firefighter” at the Fort Lauderdale airport. Bess missed the last two Browns games this season while dealing with personal

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Dolphins interested in Cleveland assistant GM Ray Farmer

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The Miami Dolphins are finally looking for a new general manager. One of their first targets is Cleveland Browns assistant GM Ray Farmer. The Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson broke the news earlier on Thursday over at National Football Post. The Dolphins already have requested and received permission to interview Farmer for their opening. CBS Sports’

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Breaking down Davone Bess’ contract and the cost of cutting him

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In light of Davone Bess’ strange behavior that Scott so eloquently discussed today, I thought it would be worthwhile to take a hard look at the financial implications of saying goodbye to the receiver. The Browns traded for Bess during the NFL draft of 2013. To get Bess to Cleveland cost the Browns their 4th

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Scott Raab on Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin, the media, the Cavs and going for two – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-11

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This week, with the Browns on the bye, Scott and I spent a lot of time talking about things that weren’t specifically related to Cleveland sports. We talked about the ongoing story of the Dolphins. We talked about the word “bullying” vs. the actual harassment. We talked about Richie Incognito and his checkered past. We

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Talking Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin with Brian and Mitch – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-07

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After the Cavs talk we decided to keep the tapes rolling to talk about the Dolphins, bullying, Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. It’s a hot topic. Brian Spaeth has certainly been outspoken about it on his blog. We get into the meat of the issue. It’s an interesting subject. There are details to come out

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NFL News: Browns cut Bobby Rainey, make other roster moves

The Cleveland Browns are even thinner at running back today than they were before now that they’ve reportedly cut Bobby Rainey. Rainey was snatched from the clutches of the Baltimore Ravens during roster cuts August 31st. All those articles about Bobby Rainey’s fantasy value on the heels of Willis McGahee taking a practice off to

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What do you make of the Ravens game? – Cleveland Browns Roundtable

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Craig: So now that the negativity from week one has been exhausted, how does everyone feel about the Browns’ chances to bounce back against a Ravens team that got their faces pounded against Denver. Michael Oher is likely to be hobbled if not out. The Browns defense didn’t play horribly against Miami. The Ravens defense

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WFNY Stats & Info: Cleveland Browns’ woeful Week One offense

By now, we’ve read a lot about the Cleveland Browns disappointing offensive performance in Sunday afternoon’s opening 23-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Yet, the pure volume and disheartening report from the box score statistics tells an even more gruesome story. All the numbers below are via Pro-Football-Reference.com’s Play Index tool. Overall, the Browns ran

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Mike Wallace sulked after his Dolphins team beat the Browns

While the Cleveland Browns left roster gaps this off-season, I’m pretty happy they didn’t go chasing Mike Wallace. According to The National Football Post, Mike Wallace refused to talk to reporters following the Dolphins big road win against the Browns in Cleveland yesterday. The report states that Wallace was “visibly angry.” Tom Reed’s game recap

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CBS, ESPN experts overwhelmingly pick Browns to win week 1

With Browns kickoff just 24 hours away, many of the NFL outlets have already unveiled their week 1 predictions. And according to two of the most popular football sites — CBS and ESPN — the Browns are an overwhelmingly popular choice to win. CBS’ eight experts all picked Cleveland and its 1.5-point spread over the

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While We’re Waiting… Browns face former Steelers standout

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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. Looking at keys for the Dolphins, including this former division

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NFL Week 1 – Previewing the Dolphins vs. the Browns – WFNY Podcast – 2013-09-06

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Week one is finally here! Craig and Andrew break down the matchup week one between the Cleveland Browns and the Dolphins. Ravens vs. the Broncos The value of Anquan Boldin What do you make of the Dolphins? Can the Browns come out and take care of business week one Moving on after the departure of

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