T.J. Ward talks about Denver’s winning culture vs. Cleveland experience

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Whether or not the Browns will miss T.J. Ward as they welcomed Donte Whitner as his replacement this off-season is up for debate, but I tend to think the Browns will be just fine. That says more about Whitner than it does Ward, but there’s little doubt that you’d have to assume T.J. Ward and

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Warrant issued for T.J. Ward for strip club incident

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CBS4 in Denver is reporting that former Browns safety T.J. Ward has a warrant out for his arrest. Ward, of course was a prize free agent for the Broncos as the Browns turned to Dante Whitner to play safety for them this year. The warrant became active Thursday. It was issued for Terrell R. Ward,

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Browns lose T.J. Ward to Broncos, Lauvao to Redskins

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The Browns have signed Karlos Dansby and Dante Whitner, and you knew that there would be some departures as well. Those are starting to happen now. Shawn Lauvao is headed to the Redskins and T.J. Ward is headed to the Broncos. Lauvao disappointed a lot of Browns fans over the years, but the former third

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2014 NFL Free Agency – Browns Day 1 – Dansby, Whitner, more – WFNY Podcast – 2014-03-10

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In a last minute effort, I grabbed Mike Burgermeister of JimKanicki.com to talk about the Cleveland Browns’ first day of free agency. It was a lot of fun. We talked about Karlos Dansby, Dante Whitner, Arthur Moates, Emmanuel Sanders, Alex Mack, T.J. Ward, Shawn Lauvao and much much more! Check out this episode!

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Let Free Agency Commence!

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I have no idea what the Browns will do with free agency this year, but I have some clear ideas about what I think they should and shouldn’t do. Despite the massive amount of money and the ever growing list of players available, I still think it’s a bad idea to build a team too

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NFL Rumor: Jairus Byrd seeks $9 million per year

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The Cleveland Browns could very well be losing SS T.J. Ward to free agency, but are thought to be very interested in acquiring former Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd. Byrd is a three time Pro Bowl player that new head coach Mike Pettine worked with in Buffalo. Byrd reportedly turned down lucrative contract extension offers

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Grantland lays out blueprint for Cleveland Browns free agency

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The Cleveland Browns are one of the teams that Grantland’s Bill Barnwell thinks should dominate free agency. If his plan comes to fruition it will certainly be a one of the most active free agency periods in Cleveland Browns history. Barnwell claims the Browns should re-sign T.J. Ward, while acquiring the services of Knowshon Moreno,

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Browns current cap space estimated to be $50.4 million

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The good folks at Dawgs by Nature have been doing the job over there when it comes to the Browns and their available cap space. It’s a difficult task with lots of factors changing constantly, but they’re on top of it. Now that the Browns are deemed to not owe Davone Bess his second year’s

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The Alex Mack Contract Gamble

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On Monday the Browns placed the transition tag on free agent center Alex Mack. If Mack signs the one year tender and does not agree to another deal with the Browns or any other club, he will play for a little over $10 million dollars in 2014. That would be a nice raise. In 2013

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Talking Browns and NFL combine with @jimkanicki – WFNY Podcast – 2014-02-27

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Jim Kanicki (Mike Burgermeister) joined me today to discuss all things Browns. We talked about the Browns decision to release D’Qwell Jackson, the shakeup of the front office, the free agencies of Alex Mack and T.J. Ward, Mike Pettine and lots about the combine. Is the combine meaningful? If so, how meaningful? Check out this

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Browns pursuing their pair of Pro Bowl free agents

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ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi reports this morning that the Cleveland Browns “have decided to pursue” free agents Alex Mack and T.J. Ward. “New Browns GM Ray Farmer and coach Mike Pettine have decided to pursue re-signing Pro Bowl center Alex Mack, according to a source familiar with their decision. The team also is making an

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Browns 2014 cap space projected to be over $45 million

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Chris Pokorny and our friends over at Dawgs By Nature have done some math and determined that the Browns should have somewhere north of $45 million available in cap space for the upcoming off-season. We all knew it would be a great deal of money, so it’s not a surprise, but even more than last

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Browns coaching search, Anthony Bennett and Super Bowl predictions with Dennis Manoloff – WFNY Podcast – 2014-01-29

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It’s always great to catch up with Dennis Manoloff (follow D-Man on Twitter) and it has been too long since I have done so. D-Man talked to me about a variety of topics today from the Browns hiring Mike Pettine, philisophically how he treats the Pilot Flying J case as a Browns story, and Anthony

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Steelers Depot helps break down the Browns and their coaching search – WFNY Podcast – 2014-01-15

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Dave Bryan from Steelers Depot (@SteelersDepot) is one of the best podcast guests we have. He’s super knowledgable, and is always great at breaking down what’s happening without the rose-colored glasses. Dave Bryan and not being a homer for the Steelers Is there ever a justification for firing a coach after one year? Brian Hoyer

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Josh Gordon and Joe Thomas headline Browns players receiving NFL All-Pro honors

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The Cleveland Browns had five Pro Bowlers nominated to make the trip to Hawaii, but that wasn’t official enough for some people who discount that honor due to fan voting. Now, the AP has selected their best players of the year using a ballot of 50 voters. The Cleveland Browns were once again well-represented. Josh Gordon

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Scott Raab talks about Rob Chudzinski being fired and Andrew Bynum – WFNY Podcast – 2013-12-30

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Scott Raab couldn’t be finished with the WFNY Podcast for 2013 after what happened over the weekend, so we decided to do one more in 2013. We touched on all of the obvious topics including… Scott Raab talking about the Browns Dumpster fire’s use in the mainstream Joe Banner and the ego that goes with

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NFL Rumors: Alex Mack and TJ Ward to test free agency

Despite their 4-10 record the Browns have built a core to build around for the future, but this off season could see the departure of two key players via free agency. In Sunday’s version of “Hey, Mary Kay” Cleveland.com Browns’ beat writer Mary Kay Cabot suggests that both Alex Mack and TJ Ward are likely

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Another bad fourth quarter quiets the typically confident Browns defense

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Just outside the door to the locker room there is a mural of the offensive line getting ready to start a play. The word “Unity” is painted just below and beside Alex Mack. On the top of the wall leading out towards the tunnel that the players run through are the words “Win At Home.”

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For now, belief in Joe Banner overshadows Browns wins and losses

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One of the most interesting aspects of the 2013 Cleveland Browns is that despite the losses on the field, I’m still very satisfied with the organizational structure that’s been built in Berea. The organizational structure they’ve put in place is by far the most comprehensive of any I can remember since 1999, and that starts

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Belichick on the Browns: “They outcoached us and outplayed us in every area.”

During his conference call on Monday morning, New England head coach Bill Belichick had this to say about the Browns and the way they played on Sunday- “Cleveland did a good job. They outcoached us and outplayed us in every area. Fortunately we were able to make some plays at the end, play some good

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