The NFL Waiting Room

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With the 2015-16 NFL season now officially in the books, we face an opportunity to reflect on those teams that broke playoff droughts (hat tip to Kansas City)1 and those that extended their postseason headaches (oh hey Cincinnati). More importantly, we can see how these struggles and travails match up to our beloved Cleveland Browns.

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Saying goodbye to Bryan and Marshawn: While We’re Waiting…

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The sports world saw two of its most popular athletes call it quits this week at a combined age of just 63 years old: WWE star Daniel Bryan and NFL running back Marshawn Lynch.

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Meet the Akron Pros: First Champions of the NFL

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The 1920 Akron Pros didn’t just go undefeated, they were also led by an African-American star, Fritz Pollard, 27 years before Jackie Robinson’s arrival.

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If the NFL Map Made Sense

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What if the NFL divisions were realigned to make geographic sense? Novel concept.

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The Cleveland Browns Quarterback Support Group

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Twenty quarterbacks have played for Cleveland and left since 1999. Most could not find success elsewhere in the NFL. These are there stories.

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Making some excuses for the Cleveland Browns: While We’re Waiting

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The Cleveland Browns have been massively bad, but they’ve also been massively injured. Sometimes some excuses are true.

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The NFL has stunk this year (and Happy Birthday, LeBron!): While We’re Waiting…

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No Fun League, indeed.

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Why are NBA players so damn marketable? While We’re Waiting…

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“Bring Your Game.”

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Hey Hey Kansas City: Browns – Chiefs Preview

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. It’s late December and the Browns are out of playoff contention. A divisive and unproven quarterback continues to seek his footing in the world of professional football. Rumors fly that the front office and head coach may be changing during the off season. Joe Thomas is going

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In the Hawks’ Nest: Browns – Seahawks Preview

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The Browns go for their fourth win of 2015 in the Emerald City. Can Cleveland win in Century Link Field? Not if the 12th Man can help it.

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Johnny, Be Good (Please): Browns – 49ers Preview

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In which the plight of the Browns is compared to that of Bill Murray’s Phil Connors in Groundhog Day

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Apathy has overcome the Cleveland Browns fan base – WFNY Podcast – 2015-12-01

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The Cleveland Browns were brutal this week in what’s become a brutal year. What’s the damage on Browns fans now?

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Baltimore and the descent into madness – Browns Friday Fumble – 2015-11-27

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The Browns get ready for the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football and Dave and Dylan are back.

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Battle in the ‘Burgh: Browns – Steelers Preview

Nov 5, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) pursues Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) in the second half at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals won 31-10. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

One week before the bye week, the Cleveland Browns (2-7) have failed to live up to pre-season expectations. Coming off a Thursday night loss to Cincinnati, the Browns are heading to Pittsburgh to play the arch-rival Steelers (5-4). We may not see any orange helmets in a postseason game, but could beating the Steelers partially

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Joe Thomas shares O-line secrets with The MMQB

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The man himself explains his craft

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Any Given Thursday: Browns – Bengals Preview

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The Bengals have a 7-0 record. The Browns have Johnny Manziel under center. How will the quarterback fare on national television?

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Birds Flock to the Lake: Browns – Cardinals Preview

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The Browns welcome the Cardinals to Cleveland for the first time since 2003 looking to turn their season around. Will NFC West-leading Arizona continue its winning ways?

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Josh McCown has taken a beating in 2015

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Josh McCown has played well, but he’s also paid a steep physical price so far in 2015.

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The 2015 Cleveland Browns still have something to prove

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The Cleveland Browns aren’t winning the Super Bowl, but their season isn’t over yet.

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Johnny Manziel has not spoken to NFL, will cooperate fully with investigation

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Johnny Manziel hasn’t been spoken to by the NFL yet.

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