WFNY’s State of the Browns: Safeties

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Browns Training Camp is now in full swing. The team is in the process of installing Mike Pettine’s new defensive scheme. He wants his defense to be physical and tough in order to compete in the AFC North. In order to do so, the Browns added several players who fit this qualification, one of which

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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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Animated: Geno Smith’s flag-drawing flop

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It would have been easy for the Browns to avoid the personal foul penalty at the end of the first half that gave the Jets a field goal try. That try, you will remember, was converted so the Jets could tie it up at 10 after going scoreless for all but the last two minutes

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Cleveland Browns Game 14: Winners and Losers

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Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers. LOSER: Fans. Let me be clear about this one: I’m not calling the fans losers. I’m saying that we lost. Again. The Browns finished the home slate with a 3-5 record this year. It

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NFL News: Bills center takes offense to Browns’ post-injury reactions

“The hit was fine. What ticked me off was the way they acted afterwards. I hope our defense never acts like that when they injure an opposing quarterback because, you know, you’ve got to show some class in that situation. There’s a few guys over there that obviously didn’t.” — Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood,

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Key Browns Under The Radar

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Trent Richardson. Brandon Weeden. Joe Haden. We know these guys are absolutely critical to any progress the Browns can hope to have this upcoming season. That much is obvious. But, what about the not-so-obvious? As we get ramped up for Miami on Sunday, after watching the four preseason games, reading press conference transcripts, and having

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Sunday Six Pack: Reasons to stay optimistic following loss to Colts

With the Browns disappointing 27-6 loss to the Colts we’re likely to be left with a bad taste in our mouth leading all the way up to the opener on September 8th. The “dress rehearsal” was  a sobering reality check that  predictions of 11-5 and playing of “Bernie, Bernie” may have been a bit premature.

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While We’re Waiting… The Free Safety Battle, More On Bullpen Woes, and Friday Night Lights

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Leading off, Fred Greetham of Fox Sports Ohio talks about

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NFL News – Nate Ulrich on Tebow coverage, Browns position battles, Josh Gordon suspension, contract extensions and more – WFNY Podcast – 2013-06-14

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Always good to catch up with the Browns observations with Nate Ulrich from the Akron Beacon Journal. Here’s all that we discussed. How good do you feel not having to talk Tebow? Bill Belichick out to prove he doesn’t have to talk about anything. Gregg Popovich and how he just defies everyone to do what

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Cabot, Grossi: Gipson And Bademosi Will Battle For Starting Free Safety

In their customary Sunday morning “Hey, Tony!” and “Hey, Mary Kay!” columns, Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland and Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer give some insight from a pressing issue for Browns’ fans, just who is going to start at free safety opposite T.J. Ward in the secondary. Hey Tony: One of the more

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Massaquoi, Gipson Ruled Out for Colts Game

The Browns sent along the latest injury update this afternoon affecting the team’s receiving corps and secondary: Please be advised that the Cleveland Browns downgraded DB Tashaun Gipson (knee) and WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring) to ‘Out’ on their Saturday (10/20) injury report. The Colts have been one of the most pass-heavy teams in the league

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Undrafted Free Agent Recap: Browns Look for WR, OL and DB Help

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According to Pat Shurmur after the draft, the Browns planned on adding roughly about 15 new players to the roster via undrafted free agency. We all know now about the drafted players that the team picked up over the last few days, so let’s look at the various players that reports are linking to Berea.

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