2015 Browns Position Previews: Quarterbacks

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With training camp in Berea revving up to top gear, we finish off our Browns position previews with the most important position, the quarterback position. Over the last many weeks, I have looked at all of the positions of the 2015 Cleveland Browns, except for the signal caller. This group is always the most talked

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Will Johnny Manziel be good enough to be the Browns’ backup plan?

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The real question about Johnny Manziel is whether he’s even the best backup quarterback the Cleveland Browns have. It’s a conundrum for the Browns as they look for their best and most strategically advantageous 53-man roster. The only thing worse than a first-round quarterback who isn’t ready to start is a first round quarterback who isn’t even

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Browns sign their former QB Thaddeus Lewis

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The Browns have been quiet for much of the free agency period, but today they announced that they are bringing back quarterback Thaddeus Lewis. According to Yahoo Sports’ Rand Getlin, Lewis signed a one year contract with the Browns. His addition continues the overhaul in the quarterback room for the Browns. Earlier this offseason, the Browns

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Cleveland Browns to release QB Thaddeus Lewis

A Pro Football Talk report surfaced a few hours ago that the Browns will release Thaddeus Lewis. That report was confirmed by several members of the local media. Lewis started one game for the Browns last year, starting against the Steelers in the final week of the season. He wasn’t awful, completing 22 of 32

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Raiders to work out former Browns QB Seneca Wallace

Adam Schefter is reporting (by way of PFT for us) that former Browns QB Seneca Wallace is going to work out for the Oakland Raiders. It just goes to show that there are at least nine lives available for anyone who can stand under center in the NFL. It also goes to show that the

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What do the Browns know about Brandon Weeden?

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The Cleveland Browns have been committal about being non-committal about their quarterback situation. From Rob Chudzinski to Michael Lombardi and yesterday Norv Turner the Browns have been steadfast in putting barely a single word on the record that leads anyone to believe that Weeden is first on the depth chart right this very second. Even

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Browns drop final game to Steelers and start off-season of change

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The Browns and Steelers is usually a much-anticipated matchup, but this time it seemed as if the end of the game was the most intriguing part. With the end of the game comes the end of the charade that Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert will keep their jobs. Gone is the last bit of

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Animated: James Harrison personal foul headshot on Thaddeus Lewis

In case you missed it and want to follow along as the NFL offices levy fines against the notorious James Harrison, here is his all-too-typical hit on Browns quarterback Thaddeus Lewis.   [Related: Cabot: Shurmur, Heckert “Expected To Be Fired” Following Pittsburgh Game]

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Browns-Steelers Week 17 Open Thread


  Thaddeus Lewis makes start number one. No Weeden, no McCoy, no Richardson, no Brown, etc. Phil’s a Pro Bowler! Shurmur and Heckert’s last dance. There’s no shortage of questions, and the Browns head into Heinz Field looking to give Pittsburgh a losing season and finish 6-10. Get your commenting and Steeler hatred on below!

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While We’re Waiting… Browns GM and Coaching Possibilities, Tristan Thompson Player Profile, and OSU’s New Basketball Floor


While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com.  Leading off, with Pat Shurmur and Tom Heckert soon filling cardboard boxes with personal belongings, it’s time to start looking for new faces to

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Browns fans are very familiar with ugly season-ending games


So who is the backup for the backup? As Scott told us today, Thad Lewis, recently called up from the practice squad, got the first team reps today in Berea. That’s right. Not Brandon Weeden with a bum shoulder. Not Colt McCoy, also with a bum shoulder. Thaddeus Lewis. Just a reminder, Lewis is a

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Thaddeus Lewis taking first-team reps for Browns

Taddeus Lewis could go from playing with the practice squad to starting in an NFL game in just a week’s time. With shoulder injuries being sustained by both Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy, it was the recently added Lewis who is taking first-team snaps during practice heading into the Browns’ Week 17 tilt against the Pittsburgh

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Browns place Mohamed Massaquoi on IR

Add Mohamed Massaquoi to the list of Cleveland Browns players that might have seen his last action as a member of the team. Mohamed Massaquoi is on injured reserve and the Browns signed Thaddeus Lewis from the practice squad Monday night. According to the Browns’ news release, Massaquoi started five of nine games in which he

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The Boots: C.J. Miles, Andrew Bynum Trade, Backup Quarterbacks, Preseason Browns Injuries

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As I’ve been doing for years, The Boots are my way to assign Boot Up or Boot Downs to various items in the sports world. As a reminder, I got the nickname “Boot” from my older brothers when I was young, and thus, I continue to use this segment as my personal sports writing payback.

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Box Score: Browns 19, Lions 17

Whudda thunk it? Fourth-string QB Thaddeus Lewis led the Browns on two late scoring drives to give the good guys a preseason-opening 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions in the Great Lakes Classic. As Craig wrote already this evening, the starters were underwhelming early but the offense roared back in the second half with 16

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