In his second year with the Browns, Mike Pettine took his team on another team-building exercise. Last year, he took them to the movies. That probably made sense in the same year that Kevin Costner portrayed a Cleveland Browns executive as Sonny Weaver in the movie Draft Day. The team-building exercise came back this year,
Over the next many weeks, I will be reviewing and discussing the performance of the 2014 Cleveland Browns position by position. It was a tough season for the Cleveland Browns, falling in five straight games to end the season at 7-9. The team showed some glimpses of promise and some other areas of concern. So
On a cold night in December, there’s a jolly man riding around town in a matching suit with an epic beard and a cap placed upon his head. He has a few toys at his disposal—your standard juvenile arsenal of foam-launching equipment. But instead of a sleigh, boots with bells and reindeer leading the way, that man
While the Cleveland Browns lost the game on Sunday, they also suffered several major injuries on defense. One of the most notable losses was linebacker Karlos Dansby, who left the game early with a knee issue and whose long-term status remains unclear Dansby, 33, is one of the team’s emotional leaders and is the leading
As the snow continues to pummel the city of Cleveland, injury news for the Browns’ Week 11 tilt against the Houston Texans continues to pile up. One of the more discussed injuries heading into Sunday has been Houston running back Arian Foster who has been officially listed as out for the afternoon. There was early-week optimism
The Cleveland Browns are in first place after beating the Cincinnati Bengals on national television last Thursday. The Browns completely dominated the Bengals, beating them 24-3. Their defense played in what may have very well been their best game of the season, forcing four Cincinnati turnovers. The unit was able to hold the Bengals’ offense
The Browns will face a big division matchup without two of the best weapons on offense. Tight end Jordan Cameron and wide receiver Andrew Hawkins will be out tonight versus the Cincinnati Bengals. The game will be even tougher then expected because of these two inactive players. The Browns must rely on their running game
The Cleveland Browns have released their inactive list for their matchup versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Browns will be thin again at the defensive line position this week. The defensive line will be without Phil Taylor, Billy Winn, and Ahtyba Rubin when the team hits the field versus the winless Jaguars. The Browns will start Desmond Bryant,
The Cleveladn Browns released their inactive list this morning ahead of their AFC North clash with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. As expected, the defensive line is quite depleted with Ahtyba Rubin, Phil Taylor, and Billy Winn all inactive for this game, leaving them with only Desmond and Armonty Bryant and the seldom-used to this point
Not good. The Browns are banged up.
Finally, some stability in Cleveland.
Cleveland Browns defensive tackle and amateur film maker Phil Taylor will miss what looks to be at least the next several weeks after undergoing surgery to repair an injured right knee. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot reports that the procedure was a “minor scope.” #Browns Phil Taylor underwent a minor scope on his knee today, a source
Because who doesn’t enjoy watching 300-pound white guys crip walk?
The first quarter of the NFL season is behind us so it’s a natural point to stop and take a look at the Cleveland Browns and see Ray Farmer and Mike Pettine’s portfolio of players to see whose stock is rising and whose is falling. Earlier this week we started with the guys you can send
Many areas to be fixed over the course of one bye week.
Johnny Manziel versus Brian Hoyer. This battle has been the talk of Cleveland and the focus of national media—”Johnny Manziel and the Browns!” Seemingly every Browns-related story has been about the quarterback competition or the offensive woes that find the team struggling to find the end zone. But through all of these other story lines, the Browns defense
Oof. Entering Monday night the quarterback competition was really up for grabs, and unfortunately for Browns fans, neither quarterback took the opportunity to win the job. You know the drill. It’s time for Winners and Losers. WINNER: Armonty Bryant. The Michael Lombardi seventh-round gamble is having as good a showing in these preseason games as
LeBron picked a day to come to Browns camp when fans wouldn’t be there, but he took some photos with fans, just the same. It turns out that those fans are also professional athletes.
I’m not a good photographer by any means, but in case you couldn’t be there, here’s the way things looked from my vantage point. Look out for the “bro bump” between Paul Kruger and Karlos Dansby. Plus a few shots of Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel. Post by WaitingForNextYear.
WFNY’s State of the Browns series shifts from the offensive side of the ball to the defensive side. As we saw in the Super Bowl last season, great defenses can lead a team. The Browns are built for the defense to be the backbone of the 2014 Browns season. They will be running a 3-4