Found May 13, 2013 on The Fake Football:
Growing up as a hometown fan of any Cleveland sports team is immensely difficult for anyone, let alone my generation. I have endured the likes of The Shot, The Drive, The Fumble, and most recently The Decision. There is reason and foundation for my favoritism of Michael Jordan exceeding the preference of my Cavaliers, and an even more prominent rationality for my infatuation with fantasy football football; the Cleveland Browns. Calling the Browns organization a fantasy wasteland since my earliest days – building up this devotion for the fantasy industry - would be an understatement. Lousy draft pick after another, untapped “potential” resulting in positional turnaround within a couple of years, and dreadfully embarrassing season after season grows tiresome. Welcome to my life, and that of any Clevelander with hometown pride who still cherishes and is passionate about our beloved Browns. Once again there is a new regime in town, a sense of hope that we pray is not false, and continue...

Cleveland Browns sign five from mini-camp try-out; waive CB Kevin Barnes

From the Browns- “The Cleveland Browns today signed defensive back Akeem Auguste, punter T.J. Conley, defensive lineman Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, defensive back Abdul Kanneh and linebacker Ausar Walcott, the club announced. All five players participated in the team’s minicamp this past weekend on a tryout basis. In addition, the Browns waived defensive back Kevin Barnes, wide receiver...

Browns sign undrafted FA RB Robbie Rouse

The Cleveland Browns today added their second undrafted free agent running back to camp by signing Robbie Rouse out of Fresno State. Rouse becomes the 19th undrafted free agent signed by the Browns. “The Cleveland Browns today signed running back Robbie Rouse as an undrafted free agent, the club announced. A four-year letterman at Fresno State University (2009-12), Rouse started...

Signs point to Brandon Weeden starting in Cleveland

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, from looking at how the Cleveland Browns have conducted themselves this offseason, it looks like Brandon Weeden will be the starter going forward. Rapoport says Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner loves Weeden and head coach Rob Chudzinksi is excited to work with him. It looks like Jason Campbell was brought in to compete, but more...

Browns thought about cutting Armonty Bryant following DUI arrest

Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski told the Cleveland Plain-Dealer that they thought about cutting defensive lineman Armonty Bryant after his recent DUI arrest. “We discussed all the options and ultimately decided that we wanted to bring him in and sit down and talk to him, and that’s the process we went through,” Chudzinski said. Bryant says he was worried the Browns...

Cleveland Browns: 1st Round Studs and Duds Since 1999

1999 QB Tim Couch (Kentucky)Right off the bat, the Browns made a horrible pick in drafting Tim Couch.  Granted Couch was the top-rated QB entering the draft, but his play didn't translate well at the next level for the Browns. During his first few seasons in Cleveland, Couch threw up less than 60 percent and added more picks than touchdowns. His best season was in 2008, tossing...

Cleveland Browns Sign Punter T.J. Conley

The Cleveland Browns have signed punter T.J. Conley. He will come in and compete with Spencer Lanning and Jake Schum. Since Conley is the only one with NFL experience, he’s likely the frontrunner at this point. T.J. spent the 2011 season on the Jets as their punter.   The post Cleveland Browns Sign Punter T.J. Conley appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL News | MLB News | NBA...

Browns sign RB Robbie Rouse

The Cleveland Browns have signed diminutive undrafted free agent running back Robbie Rouse. The 5-foot-9 Rouse is Fresno State's career rushing leader. In four years at the school, Rouse ran for 4,467 yards, scored 37 touchdowns and added 110 receptions for 794 yards. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his final three seasons and had 21 career 100-yard rushing performances...

Lombardi outlines Browns goals

CANTON, Ohio - He's just the latest Browns general manager to talk about things like process, patience and doing it the right way, and that's not Mike Lombardi's fault. The crowd who heard Lombardi discuss all of the above at the Hall of Fame Luncheon Club on Monday hopes he's the one to see it through. Not all speaking engagements, here or otherwise, include screams...

Cleveland Browns believe the ‘SEC is a whole different animal’

The general manager of the Cleveland Browns, Michael Lombardi, believes the SEC is head-and-shoulders above the rest of the college football landscape.

NFL draft talk, Browns talk, Lake Erie Crushers and a contest! – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-14

Rick is running a contest for a free WFNY t-shirt. He will be posting a link of the show on his twitter page @RickWFNY and you need to RT it for a chance to win. We will pick a winner at random. (There is no purchase necessary. There are no guarantees of winning, but we guarantee we will make an attempt to give someone a free t-shirt. Please don’t sue us for trying to do something...

Arian Foster Rocking a Cleveland Browns Jersey For Movie Cameo

Don’t get your hopes up Cleveland Browns fans.  The picture of Arian Foster wearing a Cleveland Browns jersey is real, but it is just for a movie in which he is making a cameo.  The movie is called “Draft Day” and it stars Kevin Costner as the Browns’ GM alongside Arian, Jennifer Garner and Denis Leary.     [News Net 5, via Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

NFL News: Michael Lombardi sheds light on Cleveland Browns’ present and future

Yesterday Mike Lombardi spoke to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club and fans and media were in attendance as he spent nearly an hour talking about the Browns. He took questions and it seems was intent on explaining how he could simultaneously plan for the future while also not giving up on this year. It isn’t an easy thing to explain. “I’m just saying we’re going...

While We’re Waiting… A few to make you think

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 The Browns are the worst. Now with Math! “And now the depressing part. As you can see, Cleveland has been the worst team over the last 18 years, and it isn’t really even...
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