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Norv Turner on Brandon Weeden: “I’m impressed with him and think he’s going to be a good player in the National Football League”

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

After yet another disappointing season last year the Browns new ownership group decided to make some significant changes. Just about a week and a half ago the Browns ushered in a new era of football in Cleveland. The Browns tabbed Michael Lombardi as their lead personnel guy after introducing former ...

Terry Francona: “I didn’t come here to go to pasture. We desperately want to win.”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Cleveland Indians have a new manager. It's former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. After leading a monumental Boston collapse a few seasons ago, Tito decided to step away from the managerial side of things and spent this past season in the booth at ESPN. After a year away from ...

Brandon Weeden Says There Is Something Special Brewing in Cleveland

Friday, October 5th, 2012

After April's draft their was a lot of excitement in Cleveland when it came to the Browns. With two first round picks, the Browns upgraded two key positions on offense with running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden. Flash forward to October and that excitement has quelled as the ...

Kyrie Irving: “Our number one goal is to make the playoffs this season”

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The entire NBA world got to witness the next superstar in the NBA a season ago. His name is Kyrie Irving and he plays point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The signs were there early. Irving's silky smooth jumper, video-game like handle, ability to get to the basket at will ...

Jimmy Haslam III: “I don’t see any reason why the Cleveland Browns can’t be a very successful franchise on the field.”

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Since the Cleveland Browns returned in 1999, the team has been a laughing stock of the NFL. It can be argued that they have been the worst run team in the NFL. There have been numerous regime changes, a number of different head coaches have come and gone and the ...

Pat Shurmur Won’t Announce When He’s Naming His Starting Quarterback

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Pat Shurmur’s first season as a head coach in the NFL was brutal.   The Browns were 4-12, lost their last six games, and with 218 points they scored the third least points in the NFL.  Shurmur came in to Cleveland with an offensive background, but quite honestly he was ...

Trent Richardson: “I want to be one of the best running backs when it comes to the end of the season”

Friday, July 6th, 2012

During the NFL Draft, the Browns realized after missing out on a trade for Robert Griffin III about a month earlier, that they couldn’t afford to miss out on Alabama running back Trent Richardson. So Cleveland sacrificed a few picks to move up just one spot in a swap with ...

Dion Waiters on Being Compared to Dwyane Wade: “My goal is to work hard and to be better than him”

Friday, June 29th, 2012

For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled the first draft night surprise. After turning heads by taking Tristan Thompson at number four last year, the Cavs did it again by taking Dion Waiters from Syracuse fourth overall. In most Mock Drafts, Waiters was outside the top ...

Brandon Weeden Is Prepared to Go Out and Win the Browns Starting Quarterback Job

Friday, June 1st, 2012

The Cleveland Browns pulled off a draft night surprise when they took 28-year-old quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd overall pick in the NFL Draft. While his numbers were outstanding during his short stint at Oklahoma State and showed to be one of the best college quarterbacks a season ago, ...

Browns President Mike Holmgren Says Drafting Brandon Weeden Was the Team’s “Plan B”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

When Mike Holmgren took over as President of the Cleveland Browns, the thought was that he would be the guy to finally turn the Browns around and get them going in the right direction. Since the team came back in 1999, there have been numerous different regimes that have tried ...