The 2015 NFL Draft is creeping closer and closer with the first round starting on April 30th. I started my top five draft prospects by position with the safety group. I now turn to the ever-important corner position. Here were my top five cornerbacks in last year’s draft. In the pass happy NFL, cornerbacks are
The Cleveland Browns’ signing of Josh, rhymes-with-brown, McCown has set off another round of eye-rolling, smirking and comments of consternation. I’d like to take a stab at trying to approach it from another direction. But first, an anecdote from the 2014 season: After the Browns convincingly defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-10, I took a peek
The 2015 NFL Draft is creeping closer and closer with the first round starting on April 30. Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be covering my top five prospects of each position in the 2015 NFL Draft. The first position that I will be covering is the safety position. For reference
The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine came to a close after the defensive backs took to the field for their on-field drills. The cornerbacks and safeties were the last groups to show their skills. Defensive backs are becoming more important because of the pass happy game of the NFL. Teams will be looking to add young
The offense left Indianapolis meaning the defense began their on-field drills on day three of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. The two groups that took the field on Sunday were the defensive line and linebackers. For Browns fans, these two positions should be of high interest because the team will most likely look to add
The second day of on-field drills has come and gone in the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. The quarterbacks, wide receivers, and running backs took the field on Saturday to show off their skills. These groups are always the flashy and most talked about groups of the Combine. This year was no different with the likes
Another off-season, another quarterback rollercoaster for the Browns. In what seems like an annual pursuit for Cleveland, they are once again looking for someone to lead their offense. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Browns are interested in trading for St. Louis Rams’ quarterback, Sam Bradford. In the final year of his six-year, $78
The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine has been under way for a couple days with press conferences, interviews, and measurements. Friday, however, marked the first day for the on-field drills. Some of the on-field work includes the 40-yard dash, the vertical jump, the broad jump, and the individual position drills. The first positions on the field in
The Super Bowl is over and the offseason in the NFL has begun, meaning the NFL Draft process is in full swing. The 2015 NFL Draft is just under three months away with the first round kicking off on April 30th. The Senior Bowl, the first big event on the NFL Draft calendar, was a
The Super Bowl is over. Winter meetings have long been closed. The NBA is approaching All-Star break. Throughout much of the country, Cleveland included, snow still surrounds the local streets. Thus begins the dog days of winter—the days leading up to the NFL Draft and NBA playoffs and even Spring Training where there’s little to discuss.
With defensive tackle Danny Shelton shooting up draft boards, the Cleveland Browns may have to shift their focus come this spring—at least according to one Todd McShay. Recall, ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr. had the Browns landing the gargantuan Shelton in his first mock draft, but the big man out of Washington is now slotted
The 2015 NFL rumor season is upon us and the Browns with their two first round picks are sure to be at the heart of rumor and speculation. It’s also no surprise on the heels of a Johnny Manziel rehab revelation that the speculation would shift into another gear entirely. It goes with the territory
The Cleveland Browns fizzled down the stretch in 2014, leaving a sour player in the mouths of many fans. Fear not, however, as the folks over at Pro Football Focus have determined that this team is a mere five players away from being in the mix for the Vince Lombardi trophy. According to PFF, 40
The press conference was supposed to be at 2 p.m. Then 3 p.m. Then 4 p.m. The students at Cleveland’s Ginn Academy were encouraged to stick around after that final bell rang—those who could filed into the school’s gymnasium, expecting to hear that one of their own was taking a step afforded to him by his
Beef. It’s what for drafting.
With his thick Philly accent, Mike Mayock turned the Mike and Mike show into Mike and Mike and Mike. The topic of conversation was the NFL draft and how exactly NFL teams might go about analyzing Cardale Jones as a potential draft pick. The impediments are obvious. Jones has only played three college football games.
Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year is an annual must-read. Sadly, that the national recognition rarely has anything to do with the teams or individuals whom we cover. In turn, WFNY will soon announce its choice for 2014’s Cleveland Sportsman of the Year. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an WFNY writer.
A historical look at the 1999 NFL season and the Cleveland Browns’ selection of quarterback Tim Couch.
Pierre Desir has an incredible backstory. Born in Haiti, Desir found himself a standout athlete with a pregnant girlfriend at age 15. He didn’t back away from his responsibilities, and went to small Lindenwood University while he took care of his wife and family, including working part time jobs that included removing human feces. Despite
Willie Snead IV is making his presence felt in training camp with the Cleveland Browns. On Monday the wide receiver had a short catch that he turned into a long touchdown after making an adjustment at the line and getting on the same page with quarterback Brian Hoyer. As he exploded into the end zone, Snead couldn’t stop bouncing