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The 2012 NFL regular season is in the books. While 12 teams are looking forward to post-season play, 20 other NFL teams around the league are looking ahead to the start of free agency, the NFL Draft and trying to reach the playoffs in 2013. The Cleveland Browns are one of those teams which can look ahead at their 2013 regular season schedule, after finishing last in the AFC North once again this season
The NFL schedule format is set up years in advance with respective division poised to play each other every four years in altering home and away games for respective teams. Teams from a division will also play two at large games each season. At-large opponents are determined by how you and the other team finish in your division.
Teams from the AFC North will play home and away games withing their division this season along with playing the AFC East and the NFC North. At-large games are drawn from the AFC South and the AFC West this season.Dates and times will be determined later this...
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I thought today we would eschew the typical gameday winners and losers piece, and just move to a season long winners and losers. Beware of low hanging fruit. Let’s try to be a little insightful or creative with these.
WINNER: Mitchell Schwartz. The second round RT played every snap of every game his rookie season I believe, and was effective doing it. There was a learning curve...
According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Cleveland Browns number one choice to become their new head coach is Oregon head coach Chip Kelly.Two high-ranking #NFL personnel execs say Oregon HC Chip Kelly is the clear #1 choice for the Browns.— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 1, 2013Now that we know the Browns are willing to break the bank to land the coach they feel...
Trent Richardson ran for 950 yards this season. He set a Browns rookie record in the process and scored 11 touchdowns in the process. He had a knee surgery at the beginning of the season, and was reportedly had bruised ribs for much of the season.
This morning Trent Richardson admitted to the Cleveland media that he had at least two broken ribs.
#Browns RB Trent Richardson said he...
The Cleveland Browns have been the epitome of futility since re-entering the league in 1999. Perhaps one reason to blame is because the team has been unable to find a reliable signal caller. The franchise has gone through starting quarterbacks like a pair of cheap socks recently. And now one image has managed to summarize the long list of quarterbacks who have tried and failed at...
Under new management, it appears the Cleveland Browns are starting anew.
The Browns will fire head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert on Monday, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The decision has already been made by new owner Jimmy Haslam and new CEO Joe Banner.
Heckert took over player personnel in 2010, and the team has gone 14-33 since...
The Cleveland Browns finally made official on Monday what was reported on Saturday and widely reckoned to be coming for months, firing head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert.
Heckert spent almost three years as the general manger after coming over from Philadelphia. His most notable moves including trading up to take Trent Richardson in the first round this year...
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]
“To me, [Pat Shurmur] was trying to hold back tears [in his post-game speech]. He put everything into it, and we were trying to do something that hadn’t been done since 1988. With everything else that’s looming over his head, it’s tough. He’s in a tough spot. The players appreciate it. We’ll run through a brick wall for him; it’s just too bad we couldn’t get a win...
From Fox Sports Senior NFL writer Alex Marvez-
@foxsports.com has learned #Falcons OC Dirk Koetter set to interview this week 4 HC jobs with #Eagles, #Chiefs & #Browns. Story coming ASAP
— Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) December 31, 2012
Koetter was the offensive coordinator and Quarterbacks coach in Jacksonville before becoming the Falcons’ OC.
[Related: Browns will hire head...
As reported yesterday, the Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert this morning following the team’s loss yesterday to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to the start of the 2012 regular season, the Browns were purchased by Jimmy Haslam and the new owner made it clear that he was going to be taking the team in a new direction after the 2012...
Jay Glazer reports that the Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert.
Every since Jimmy Haslam took over as owner of the Browns, it seemed almost certain that they would be parting ways with Shurmur and Heckert.
“We’re going to begin very quickly to look for a new head coach first, then GM,’‘ said Haslam, per Mark Kay Cabot.
Trent Richardson played most of the year injured, but not with the knee injuries he dealt with this offseason. (Credit: AP Photo/Phil Long)
As strong as the focus has been on this year’s rookie quarterback class, the rookie running backs have been just as sensational. Redskins sixth-round pick Alfred Morris finished second in the league in rushing yards (1,613) and rushing touchdowns...