Found December 03, 2012 on
Waiting For Next Year:
It was a big moment in the game on Sunday. The Raiders had the momentum after pulling to within a field goal mid-way through the 4th quarter. That’s when the Browns went on a 14 play, 94 yard drive consuming 6:04 of game clock.
Browns coach Pat Shurmur talked about the drive on Monday-
“Anytime you do something once, then you become confident that you can do it again. If you’re not getting that part done, then of course you’re waiting for the other shoe to drop or we’re going to screw something up, all that stuff. You get beyond it by doing it and I think that’s where the confidence comes in. Hopefully we can repeat it as we move forward.”
In addition, he was asked if he thought the team had ‘turned a corner’ the last few weeks-
“I don’t know about turning the corner. That’s a good question. What I do know is we beat a quality opponent at home last week and we went on the road and won a game on the road. Now, what we’ve got to do is try to build on that. I think for the most part,
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Browns coach Pat Shurmur sees major progress in his young team and room to grow.
With a game-clinching, 94-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter Sunday at Oakland, the Browns (4-8) snapped a 12-game road losing streak and won their second straight game. It's another step forward for Cleveland, which is trying to shake off years of losing and mostly horrendous football....
This time it comes from longtime Pro Football Weekly editor Hub Arkush, as respected a name as there is in the business, who’s hit all the big Cleveland news outlets with his report.
Per Tony Grossi, Arkush says:
“We have it confidentially from very good sources close to the story that Mike [Lombardi] is a strong front-runner for the job. If you work (your) way backwards you’ll...
BEREA The youngest player on the Browns might be the teams biggest playmaker.
Josh Gordon celebrated his 21st birthday in April. Since then, Gordons life has been a whirlwind.
After sitting out a season of college football last Utah for transferring from Baylor, he was contemplating to play college football again or enter the NFL Supplemental Draft.
He chose the latter and the Browns...
Christmas has come early for Cleveland Browns’ fans in two forms. First, the Cleveland Browns were handed a gift wrapped win from their hated rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks in large part to the Browns getting eight turnovers. The second way will be revealed on December 4th when “‘NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns” premieres on the Travel Channel.
Yesterday was a very sad day in the NFL. Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girl friend and then killed himself at the Chiefs facility. Sadly enough this wasn’t the only tragedy around the league. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, a Browns employee committed suicide by hanging himself in an equipment shed at the team facility yesterday. Our prayers are certainly...
“Just win baby!” The famous words of deceased Raiders head honcho Al Davis rang so very true in Oakland today as the Browns faced the silver and black. It wasn’t a pretty game. The rain held off, but the field was mucky just the same. The Browns had some big plays including long passes to Mohamed Massaquoi and a 44-yard TD to Josh Gordon. The Browns also turned the ball over...
Inactives have been announced for today’s Browns-Raiders game. As stated earlier, quarterback Terrelle Pryor will be active for the first time this season. In addition, running back Darren McFadden is inactive for this afternoon’s game with an ankle injury. Marcel Reese, a converted fullback, will start in his place. Other notable Raiders inactives include defensive tackle Richard...
“Week in and week out, it’s the same — can’t stop the run, can’t stop the pass. Right now I guess we’re just a bad defense. We can’t really hide it. At this point, the numbers don’t allow it. We’re just bad right now.” — Raiders cornerback Michael Huff
“There’s nowhere to go but up, unfortunately.” –Carson Palmer
“Brandon Weeden wore a T-shirt with...
Since 1999 there hasn’t been much positive to come the Cleveland Browns way, however with new ownership come fresh ideas. The Browns will be the focus of a Travel Channel show that chronicles the life of an NFL team as they travel on the road. The debuts tonight December 4 [...]
Rumors about Mike Lombardi replacing Tom Heckert as Browns general manager continue to swirl less than a month before the regular season ends on Dec. 30, Jeff Schudel of the News-Herald reports.
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner continue to say changes, if any, will not be made until the season ends. Neither has hinted whether they plan to replace Heckert or Coach Pat...
Via Jay Glazer: “Browns also dealt w tragedy yesterday when team discovered an employee committed suicide by hanging himself in the equipment shed at the facility. Sad, sad day”
It’s game day, so perhaps you’d like to hear Browns captain and middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson mic’d up in the victory last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers?
The Browns take on the Raiders at 4:25 this afternoon in Oakland.
This afternoon, a pair of 3-8 teams will square off in Oakland. The Browns are fresh off their 8 forced turnover effort against the Steelers that snapped a 2-game losing streak, while the Raiders lost big to the Bengals 34-10 to extend their losing skid to 4 games. Heavy rain has hit the Oakland area over the last couple days, so field conditions are expected to have a palpable...
OAKLAND -- The Cleveland Browns can't be called road kill anymore. Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden passed for a season-high 364 yards Sunday, and the Browns snapped their 12-game road losing streak with a 20-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders. Cleveland's road skid ended at the O.co Coliseum, where the slide began Oct. 16, 2011, with a 24-17 loss to the Raiders. ...