Silver lining on the Varejao injury, the rebuild moves forward

Anderson Varejao

It’s hard not to feel some pain for Anderson Varejao after hearing the news that his knee contusion was in fact a torn muscle in his leg. Memories of Andy winning the game with a buzzer beating 3-pointer against Atlanta, and giving Ray Allen the business during a national televised game against the Celtics are two

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Gordon has serious shot at 1,000-yard year

Josh Gordon

Rookie Browns receiver Josh Gordon, a.k.a. Gordo, is having one of the best rookie seasons in Browns history with 34 catches, 646 yards, and five touchdowns.With four games remaining, Gordo needs to average 89 receiving yards per game to hit the millennium mark. Time after time this year, Gordon has blazed1 by the defense to haul

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ESPN.com: Kyrie Irving Having Better Rookie Season Than LeBron James?

ESPN.com’s Justin Havens has a fascinating article posted in which he uses several statistical measures to show that Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Kyrie Irving is having a better rookie season than Chris Paul or LeBron James had. The whole article is pretty fascinating, but Havens especially points out what Kyrie Irving might ultimately mean to the

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Rookie TJ Ward Drawing Rave Reviews From Teammates

The Browns have only completed three-plus days of full-team drills, but rookie safety TJ Ward has already been turning a few heads in Berea.  Whether he is playing in the passing lanes or forcing and recovering fumbles, Ward has stepped in with the first team defense right out of the gate and has not looked back.

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WFNY talks with Browns WR Carlton Mitchell

I had the privilege to speak with Carlton Mitchell. Here are pieces of that conversation. Carlton was drafted in the 6th round out of South Florida. He gave up his Senior season to enter the draft. At USF he ran the 400 meters for the track team. He is the son of a professional basketball

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Browns RB Montario Hardesty Agrees to a Four-Year Deal

Continuing the trend of singing in reverse order, the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with second-round running back Montario Hardesty.  The Plain Dealer reported early this morning that the terms of the deal have not been fully disclosed, but the length of the contract is allegedly four years. The Browns traded up to obtain

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Rookie Free Agent Roulette

We knew about most of these, but the Browns announced the signing of 14 un-drafted rookies today. (Thanks Barry) The list includes a few local products, including DB Bryan Williams who grew up in Akron, graduating from Buchtel High School. Bryan played for the Zips doing a little bit of everything, including returning kicks. Other

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