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There are just 2 giveaways left on our annual 12 Days of Christmas calendar. Yesterday’s winner was ChadF!
Just a reminder how the giveaway works. Each weekday we will give away a Cleveland themed prize. To enter, you need only to respond in the comment section in the appropriate manner. The winner each day will be randomly selected and notified by email. (Which means you better make sure that the email address you use to comment here is a legit one.) I cannot guarantee delivery by Christmas. We’ll do our best with the things we have in hand. Only one member of a household can enter each day, and only one winner per household during the length of this contest. Just spreading the love around.
And now today’s contest-
Today you have the opportunity to win an autographed photo of Browns safety T.J. Ward. In addition, we’ll send you a WFNY orange and brown t-shirt! The shirt is from our partners at GV Art and Design.
I thought we’d have a little fun today. Which Cleveland athlete do you think would have the best chance at making one of the other Cleveland rosters? For example, do you think Joe Haden would make a good center-fielder for the Indians? Let’s her ‘em.
Comments must be posted by midnight Cleveland time in order to qualify for the drawing. Check back tomorrow at noon for the results. Remember, only one entry is allowed, but you may still comment to add to the discussion.
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Safety T.J. Ward, who started every game for the Cleveland Browns this season, landed on injured reserve Tuesday. The team officially listed Ward as having a knee injury, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that Ward has a bone bruise in one of his knees. According to the newspaper, Ward won't need surgery. In 14 games this year, Ward was credited with 68 tackles (second...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, former Broncos head coach and current Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels would love to coach the Browns. A source told The Plain Dealer that McDaniels, who coached the Broncos in 2009, would jump at the chance to coach the Browns. I thought McDaniels did a good job in Denver as a head coach. He ended up failing...
The Cleveland Browns have placed a pair of starters, safety
T.J. Ward and linebacker James-Michael Johnson on injured reserve, ending their
2012 seasons, reports Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk.
The Cleveland Browns lost two starters for the rest of the
season on Tuesday as the team placed safety T.J. Ward and linebacker
James-Michael Johnson on injured reserve.
The Browns weren’t going to be favored this week regardless of the outcome last week against the Redskins. After a three game winning streak ends and with two tough games and a presumably lame duck coach, will the wheels come off? Will this team continue to play hard to the final whistle this season? We’ll know soon enough, but I want to know what you think right now. Will Peyton...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Browns safety T.J. Ward will likely miss the final two games of the season with a bone bruise.
#browns safety TJ ward has bone bruise, will miss last two games. Most likely headed to IR.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) December 18, 2012
Ward put together a pretty solid season with 68 tackles, 1 sack, 3 forced fumbles...
Before proceeding, I would emphasize what follows is a rumor, and has not been confirmed.
But it comes from the Boston Globe and its excellent NFL writer Greg Bedard.
He was one of the first guys who reported that Joe Banner would hire Mike Lombardi as the teams new GM, after Banner let Tom Heckert go. Bedard attributed that report to two independent sources he calls influential...
Browns S T.J. Ward will miss the remainder of the season due to a bone bruise, according to Mary Kay Cabot.
Cabot also says that the safety is likely headed to IR, which would open up a roster spot for Cleveland as the season winds to a close.
Ward was one of the better players on a surprisingly-average Cleveland Browns team this season and his ability to stop the run will be missed...
Mohamed Massaquoi, Jordan Cameron and Tashaun Gipson will not travel with the Cleveland Browns to Denver.
Coach Pat Shurmur announced Friday that all three are out for the game against the Broncos (11-3) on Sunday.
Massaquoi, a starting wide receiver, has a knee injury. He missed five games earlier this season with a hamstring problem. Cameron has a concussion, sustained last week...
Over the past two weeks (part 1 and part 2), my good friend and colleague Rick has posted updates on some historic NFL records being accomplished by the current trio of rookies on the Browns offense: QB Brandon Weeden, RB Trent Richardson and WR Josh Gordon.
In his initial post, I helped to provide some of the backbone research. Yes, I never gave enough credit to Rick for his research...
Browns placed LB James-Michael Johnson (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season. The rookie fourth-rounder will not need surgery on the knee. Johnson started eight of 10 games this season, recording 36 tackles while playing primarily on early downs. With Scott Fujita’s Cleveland career likely over and Chris Gocong’s (Achilles) future in question, Johnson is a good bet to...
Despite rumors that Alabama head coach Nick Saban is considering a return to the NFL, one of his star pupils, Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson thinks he's staying put with the Crimson Tide.
“I can’t see him coming to the NFL,” Richardson said, via Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,. “I can see him staying at Alabama and retiring at Alabama. That’s...
Last week: 26 (+0)
Net points per drive: -0.11 (20th)
DVOA: -12.4% (25th)
Weighted DVOA: -5.5% (19th)
That 17 point loss to the Redskins was actually the first time this season the Browns had been blown out. Their previous biggest loss was 14 and their biggest win (23) is still bigger than their biggest loss. Even that 14 point loss wasn’t as bad as the final score...
BEREA -- Nobody takes a beating faster or harder than a Cleveland Browns quarterback.
In a town starved for wins and long-suffering because of losses (54 the past five years alone), a failure of a Browns quarterback draws condemnation faster than the Tasmaniam Devil spins.
Brandon Weeden suffered that fate this week.
He played the second-worst game of his career against Washington...
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