Joel Embiid’s workout with Cavs was “major success”

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Are you warming up to the Jo-Jo era in Cleveland? The Cavaliers were reportedly “blown away” by Joel Embiid’s recent workout in Cleveland, contrary to previous reports. Just last week, a local radio host cited unnamed sources—who were not affiliated with the team, but were somehow a part of his physical—that Embiid’s workout didn’t go well, turning up a

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WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Definitive Mock Draft

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The NFL Draft has finally arrived.  The buzz is at an all time high, but the uncertainty is still there around most of the picks.  This draft seems to be even more unpredictable then ever before.  Here is my attempt at guessing what will go down tonight in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft

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2014 NFL Draft, re-upping Brian Hoyer, Mike Evans over Sammy Watkins and C.J. Mosely – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-15

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The fake Jim Kanicki or the real Mike Burgermeister joined me to talk through some Browns topics. We talked about the 2014 NFL draft, specifically who the Browns should take at #4. Mike Evans vs. Sammy Watkins and talking about three studs on the offensive line. Finally, we talked a bit about NFL draft cliches.

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McShay’s latest mock: Bortles falls to Browns at No. 4; Carr still on the board after two rounds

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Are pundits souring on the quarterbacks? After having the “Big 3″ being taken within the first few picks, ESPN’s Todd McShay still has Blake Bortles being the first quarterback to be selected, but not until the fourth-overall pick as used by your Cleveland Browns. Conceding to his Big Board, McShay has Houston selecting All-Universe defensive

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McShay’s latest links Browns to Manziel

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The third installment of Todd McShay’s mock draft was published on Thursday morning and the Cleveland Browns find themselves once again linked to an old friend in Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel. Manziel, who was described as the Browns’ darling prior to the elmination of Joe Banner and Mike Lombardi from the front office, had

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NFL Draft: Todd McShay’s first mock draft has Browns landing Derek Carr

In the first of what will likely be a litany of mock drafts to be published between now and this spring’s selection weekend, ESPN’s Todd McShay has the Cleveland Browns selecting quarterback Derek Carr out of Fresno State. Quarterback is the Browns’ top priority. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner wants a QB with size and the

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2014 Mock Draft has Browns missing out on quarterbacks yet again

The Cleveland Browns will once again just miss out on a quarterback and select a skill player in the 2014 NFL Draft, says Sports Illustrated’s Chris Burke. In an entirely-too-early mock draft posted at SI.com, Burke has the Browns selecting fourth, representing a finish of roughly three or four wins in 2013. This said, the

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Mock NFL Draft: ESPN’s McShay changes Browns’ target to Dee Milliner

Jumping ship after months of having the Cleveland Browns pegged with a pass-rusher, ESPN’s NFL Draft expert Todd McShay says that the Orange and Brown will now land cornerback Dee Milliner with the sixth-overall pick this spring. Per McShay: Analysis: I wasn’t as high as some others on Browns QB Brandon Weeden during last year’s

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2013 NFL Mock Draft: Browns continue to be linked to defense

With ESPN’s resident draftniks releasing their second iterations of their 2013 NFL mock drafts, the Cleveland Browns continue to be pegged with having a strong focus on a pass-rushing linebacker. Mel Kiper Jr did not waiver from his first mock draft, placing Florida State’s Bjoern Werner as the next big thing to wear Orange and

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While We’re Waiting… A Tale of Two Cities, Matt LaPorta’s Future, Will Barton, Rivalry BBQ

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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. Literature and summer baseball. What could be bad? “To that end, I’ve been reading Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities, to be specific. It’s

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Mock NBA Draft: Chad Ford with Bradley Beal, Fab Melo to Cavs

Addressing two major weaknesses with two first-round picks, ESPN’s Chad Ford has adjusted his mock draft and has Florida’s Bradley Beal falling to the fourth-overall spot. Kansas’  Thomas Robinson has unseated Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the second-overall selection, presently owned by the Charlotte Bobcats, allowing Beal to slip down to the fourth spot where the

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NFL Draft: McShay and Kiper Peg Browns with Richardson, Weeden

Cleveland Browns fans who didn’t approve of some of the selections in the recent NFL.com seven-round mock draft can now set their sites on the version compiled by ESPN’s Todd McShay. In his latest endeavor, McShay has the Browns selecting the following 13 players: 1 (4) Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama 1 (22) C0rdy Glenn, OT, Georgia

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Sporting News mock draft has Browns taking familiar name

Another seven round mock draft is out, and this one has the Browns selecting a very familiar name- “Round 5 1. Indianapolis Colts: Tommy Streeter, WR, Miami (Fla.) 2. Denver Broncos (from St. Louis): D’Anton Lynn, CB, Penn State 3. Minnesota Vikings: Marcus Forston, DT, Miami (Fla.) 4. Cleveland Browns: Chase Minnifield, CB, Virginia” Again,

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Mock NFL Draft: Sporting News Says Tannehill at No. 4

With the dust beginning to settle on the order for the 2012 NFL Draft, Sporting News’ draft guru Russell Lande has the Cleveland Browns selecting Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill with the fourth-overall selection. Per Lande: By making a strong attempt to trade up, the Browns made it clear they don’t believe in Colt McCoy,

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Scouts Inc. is Not Impressed with the Browns

Here’s a good discussion point for today. While reading through a few things in the ole Google Reader, I come to a Todd McShay 2012 mock draft (which is pretty ridiculous admittedly to be reading a mock draft before the season even begins) in which the Browns pick first and take Andrew Luck. Now before

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Browns Should Try to Add Picks This Year

There is a generally accepted NFL Draft Pick Value Chart that most NFL front offices use to gauge value of picks for trade purposes.  It is a point system where the first pick is worth 3,000 points and Mr. Irrelevant is worth two points.  The idea being that if you wanted to trade the 25th

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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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The NFL Draft: Best Athlete Available or Position of Need?

With the 5th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals select OLB Von Miller. And just like that the Browns are on the clock. But what should they do? Using Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft strictly for the purpose of establishing an order, we see that Fairley, Bowers, Newton, Green and Miller are

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Want to Get Excited About Marcell Dareus?

Now that the Browns have vacated a good portion of their front seven, the mock draft people are starting to take that cue and associate the Browns with defensive linemen. First up as Rick pointed out in WWW this morning is Marcell Dareus from Alabama. Obviously these guys will have nothing but highlights on Youtube,

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Browns 2011 NFL Draft Update: Marcell Dareus Emerging as Favorite at No. 6

This is the second of a two-part segment on the 2011 NFL Draft: The first edition from three weeks ago previewed the overall forecast of the draft. This second article takes a closer look at the stories behind the potential first round draft picks by the Cleveland Browns. It’s been a few weeks since my

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