Ben Tate won’t require surgery for injured knee

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There’s good news and bad news. The bad news is Ian Rapoport is hearing that Ben Tate will miss between two and four weeks with his knee strain. The good news is that his knee strain is just that. Not a tear or anything that will require surgery. What is the timeline for injured #Browns

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Browns fall just short to Steelers, lose 30-27

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The Cleveland Browns looked like a team that was even worse than the Browns we traded in the last time they were in Pittsburgh and lost 20-7. At the end of the first half, I thought for sure the Browns had made a massive mistake when they started over again and fired Rob Chudzinski, Norv

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Ben Tate out, Isaiah Crowell arrives

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The Cleveland Browns not only trailed massively at the end of the first half, but they also lost their first string running back Ben Tate to an apparent knee injury. #Browns RB Ben Tate has knee injury. Return questionable. Was hurt on his best run of day. — Scott Petrak ct (@ScottPetrak) September 7, 2014

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Browns trail Steelers 27-3 at the half, lead in fan misery

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The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t that good. They didn’t really improve their roster as they waved goodbye to veterans. And yet, the eight-win Steelers plastered the Cleveland Browns in the first half of the first game of the 2014 season. The Browns got down 27-3 in the first half. Three touchdowns and a two field goals

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Preview: Browns vs. Steelers, plus DirecTV vs. Raycom – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-06

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Mike Burgermeister and I break down the Cleveland Browns and their matchup with the Steelers to open the 2014 season. How good are the Steelers actually? Beyond Ben Roethlisberger, what do the Steelers have going for them. When will their defenders hit the age wall? Joe Haden matching up with Antonio Brown. We also discussed

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Browns vs. Steelers preview, recapping Tigers gut-punch of Tribe – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-03

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TD was able to find some time for me while he’s on the road. Here’s what we talked about. Topics include: Indians gut-punch losses to Detroit Cody Allen’s blown save Indians’ pitching prowess Indians’ hitting struggles Browns opener against the Steelers Expectations for the Browns overall Ben Tate and betting on running Predicting victory is

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Forbes claims Browns fans aren’t among the top 10 in the NFL

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It’s officially NFL list season at Forbes. When the NFL starts up, while others are debating depth charts and fantasy stats, Forbes does some compelling work looking at the business of the game. It’s the kind of work that likely tightens Darren Rovell’s pants.1 Anyway, Forbes has come up with a formula to calculate the

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Dick LeBeau expects Johnny Manziel under center on Week 1

Could the Cleveland Browns really consider starting a rookie quarterback against Dick LeBeau and the Pittsburgh Steelers on Week 1? LeBeau appears to think so, taking what has recently transpired in Browns Training Camp and extrapolating it toward the first week of the 2014 regular season. “I’m expecting (Johnny) Manziel to be the starter,” LeBeau

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Running down the Cleveland Browns and the rest of the AFC North with @SteelersDepot – WFNY Podcast – 2014-07-29

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Dave Bryan of Steelers Depot is one of the most well-informed people when it comes to the AFC North. Steelers Depot might cover the Browns mortal enemy in football, but it’s really well done. Whether he’s breaking down players or their contracts, Steelers Depot does it right. So today we talked about the Browns, the

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Joe Haden shoos away kid in a Hines Ward jersey

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Joe Haden was (probably) kidding, but he shooed away a child in a Hines Ward jersey who was in line for an autograph. As we all know, you should report child abuse and I’m not talking about Joe Haden. To think that some awful father in Northeast Ohio would put his kid in a Stillers

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