Washington may turn the page from Kirk Cousins to Colt McCoy

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From the former Browns mega-file, we have news from Washington where the post-RG3 plans aren’t going so well. At one time Kirk Cousins was a hot QB name for Cleveland Browns fans in search of an answer. Running Kyle Shanahan’s system, Cousins had rolled the Browns to death in a game, and conventional wisdom was

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What do you make of Brandon Weeden? – Cleveland Browns Roundtable

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Craig: The takeaways from this week’s game seem to be setting the tone for the rest of the season. We’re going to continually look to define Brandon Weeden. On one side there will be those who seem to defend him out of hope, those that will bash him out of preemptive judgement, and those that

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I don’t feel like it, but let’s talk Browns

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People are always talking about the Browns, it seems. Usually I’m one of the ones talking the most, but I don’t really feel like it right now. So to prove it to you, I’ll talk Browns just enough to tell you why it’s kind of boring to me right now. Brandon Weeden’s name has been

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Rams could have had RG3 and Richardson if they traded Bradford

The St. Louis Rams had their quarterback, that was there stance and they were sticking to it leading up to the 2012 draft. With Andrew Luck slated to go number one overall to the Colts, the Rams had options at number 2. Having drafted Sam Bradford first overall in 2010 draft, new Rams’ coach Jeff

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NFL Rumor: Not landing Robert Griffin III could cost Heckert job

Tom Heckert let it be known that if he is not in Cleveland next season, it would not be his decision. Turns out that the decision could already be made as much as five months ago when the Browns failed to land Robert Griffin III in the most recent NFL Draft. Citing sources, Mike Florio

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Redskins vs. Browns – Open Thread

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The Browns have a chance to extend the win streak to four. This could be the last home game for Josh Cribbs as a member of the Browns. RG3 sits for former Michigan State QB and rookie Kirk Cousins. This could be hopeful Browns Pro Bowl Kicker Phil Dawson’s last home game as a member

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Kirk Cousins to start in Cleveland instead of RGIII

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that reserve quarterback Kirk Cousins will start in place of injured Robert Griffin III on Sunday when the Redskins travel to Cleveland to face the Browns. At team meeting minutes ago, Redskins players were informed Kirk Cousins will start at Cleveland, according to text from person in room. — Adam Schefter

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Pat Shurmur believes Browns are playing their best football

Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur says his team is as ready to face Robert Griffin III as they’ve been all season- “I think we’re as good as we’ve been to this point in the season. I think that’s fair to say. We’ve got our defensive tackles back. They’ve been playing quite a while now. Dimitri

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WFNY Podcast – 2012-12-13 – Brendan Porath gives his D.C. Browns/’Skins perspective

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Last night I caught up with former WFNY’er and current SBNation writer Brendan Porath. Brendan lives in the D.C. area and his entire in-laws are ginormous Redskins fans, so he follows them as closely as any non-fan. We talked about a lot of Browns stuff though. Here’s a shortlist of the stuff I can remember:

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NFL Report: RG3 practices but looks “gimpy”

As the Browns prepare to face the Redskins this weekend, they still are unsure of which quarterback will be behind center. RG3 sprained his knee this past weekend against the Ravens in a victory. The victory was completed with fellow rookie and backup Kirk Cousins operating the offense. Now, ESPN is reporting that Robert Griffin

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Redskins’ Pierre Garcon says Kirk Cousins starting against Browns

In what may have been a major gaffe, Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon says that his team will have Kirk Cousins starting against the Cleveland Browns this Sunday. “We have a little bit of a tougher task — we have Kirk [Cousins] starting,” Garcon said on ESPN’s SportsCenter. “We have to play well around Kirk

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Shanahan: RG3 “day-to-day” with mild knee sprain

Anyone who saw the film of Robert Griffin III’s leg wave through the air will be surprised to learn that he has not been ruled out for the game this weekend. In fact, coach Mike Shanahan ruled it a “mild” sprain when addressing the media today. Mike Shanahan: Robert Griffin has a mild ACL sprain

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RG3 injured, will have MRI sunday night

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was forced out of the game with a knee injury in the final minutes of Sunday’s win against the Baltimore Ravens. Griffin limped off the field to make way for fellow rookie Kirk Cousins who led the Redskins to the tying and winning scores. Griffin didn’t believe the

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Richardson, Weeden in top five for rookie jersey sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods does the Jersey Report all season long indicating what jerseys are selling best nationwide. While Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning lead the overall list, the Browns are well-represented in the rookie list right now. Trent Richardson comes in at #3 maintaining the actual draft order of Andrew Luck, RG3 and himself. Luke

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Browns Find Themselves as Week 1 Losers in More Ways Than One

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As Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison discussed the goings on of the first week of the NFL regular season, with the entire NBC Football Night in America staff awaiting the kickoff between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos, live from Whatever Corporation Field at Mile High, the two well-respected and suit-clad gentlemen offered up who their “winners”

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Andrew Luck finally signs with the Colts

The wait is finally over now that Andrew Luck and his agent / uncle have had a chance to see what a real agent could get done for RG3. According to the Indy Star and Pro Football Talk, the deal is expected to be worth $22 million guaranteed. The second year of rookie contracts under

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NFL News: Robert Griffin III signs Redskins’ Deal; Richardson Next?

Second overall draft pick RGIII signed his deal with the Redskins this morning, becoming the first of the top picks to come to terms- “…it’s a four-year, fully-guaranteed contract with no offset language. The contract has a value of $21,119,098, including a $13,799,344 signing bonus. Per a source with knowledge of the deal, the base

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Robert Griffin III Thought he was Heading to Cleveland

Knowing that the second-overall draft pick belonged to a team well-committed to their own quarterback, Baylor’s Robert Griffin III said that he entered the pre-NFL Draft days assuming he would become a member of the Cleveland Browns. Via Fox Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson, Griffin did the not-so-difficult mental accounting to see who had the most

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Grossi: Flynn, Griffin III, Tannehill All Lacked Desired Traits

Citing concerns of size and similarities to current quarterback Colt McCoy, ESPNCleveland’s Tony Grossi reports that the Cleveland Browns never had any serious consideration for former free agent quarterback Matt Flynn. “[The Browns] needed a strong and accurate arm,” writes Grossi. “And they needed maturity. Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck? Ideal fits, to be sure …

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Chad Ford likes Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (a lot)

Now that the NBA Draft lottery is complete we’re full steam ahead into draft talk. The Cavaliers might have a chance at Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and if they do, you can expect them to get a very good draft grade from Chad Ford if and when he issues that fateful letter. This is all in spite

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