Found April 04, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
Joe Banner the man who used to run another NFL team has a long history of being a ruthless business man. When he was hired to become the CEO of the Cleveland Browns, the fans in Cleveland really didn’t have much of an idea of what to expect. Now that Banner has had the axe dropped on Chris Gocong for the second time in his NFL career, we are left to wonder if Banner has any personal issues with Chris Gocong. Before you fly off the handle and think we are just bashing Banner and the moves he is making with the Browns, ask yourself the question, what do you know about Joe Banner? In Philadelphia Banner had a history of dropping the hammer on players when they approached the age of 30. in  Philadelphia on sports-talk radio especially, they get a little personal hers is how they described Banner,  that he’s a smug, cold bottom-line guy quite willing to jettison popular players once they approach the ripe old age of 30. Troy Vincent. Hugh Douglas. Duce Staley. Brian Dawkins — that one, D...

This NFL free agent class was “one of the worst”

The Cleveland Browns struck quickly in free agency with Desmond Bryant and Paul Kruger before executing some more conservative signings, presumably for depth. Of course as they continue to cut players like Usama Young and Chris Gocong loose, many fans wonder if the Browns were too conservative in their free agency signings with holes all over the field still. If you believe respected...

Weeden already has 2 strikes against him, he’s going to need a “Banner” year to keep his job with the Browns

When the Cleveland Browns picked Brandon Weeden with the teams 2nd pick in the 2012 NFL draft (22nd) overall lots of heads were turned. The man who led Oklahoma state to so many wins in his senior year, wasn’t supposed to be taken that high in the draft according to so many NFL scouts. The former president Mike Holmgren set Weeden up for instant failure. Holmgren made statements...

One fan thinks the Cleveland Browns front office including Lombardi, has the mindset of an arsonist

One fan of the Cleveland Browns has the opinion that the Browns front office is working behind the scenes with the mindset of an arsonist. He sent in a comment that said, “why don’t you just burn the whole thing down.” Here at Cleveland Sports 360 we write articles that are based on some of the thoughts that come in from Browns fans. We think it is important to publish fans...

Ground hog day: Browns deep housecleaning again

Since 1999 and the rebirth of the Cleveland Browns, the road has been more bumps than smooth pavement. New management in CEO Joe Banner and GM Mike Lombardi has brought some hope to the team, but it seems like the same song playing over again. However, once again the Browns are gutting the old model in order to start a new one, kind of like ground hog day. A repeat of what already...

The Cleveland Browns moving to a 3-4 defense, does it make sense to cut linebackers?

Written By: Tim F from North Olmsted   There are many comments floating around about the Browns.  I figure I might as well add mine… for what they are worth. The release of Chris Gocong may be a football decision or a personal one.  I noticed, as many of you have I’m sure, that Chris was traded from the Eagles to the Browns.  The thought here is maybe Mr. Banner did not see...

The Cleveland Browns may have a new guy signing the checks, but it looks like the same old, taking place

Don’t let the new owner of the Cleveland Browns fool you into thinking there is serious change taking place on the team. There isn’t, the proof is in the releasing of line-backer Chris Gocong who missed last season because of a leg injury. The Browns who are already lacking line-backers cut Gocong from the team yesterday. People where excited when new ownership took over the...

Browns fans to be treated to exclusive NFL-mandated video footage

Fans of the Cleveland Browns who opt to watch contests within the confines of FirstEnergy Stadium will be treated to some behind-the-scenes video beginning in 2013. In the league’s on-going efforts to provide paying fans with improved in-stadium experiences, all 32 NFL teams will be mandated to have cameras within the locker room that will feed footage exclusively to monitors and...

Mohamed Massaquoi no longer to been seen sitting on the bench for The Cleveland Browns He signed in Jacksonville

The guy who former Browns president told us would have a big year last season has now agreed to terms with the Jacksonville Jaguars.   Mohamed Massaquoi and the Jaguars have come to terms to sign the wide receiver who spent more time injured than he did playing to a deal. last season Massaquoi only caught 17 passes after Holmgren told the fans in Cleveland “This is going to be...

Sizing up the Browns roster so far

The big question is are they better or worse than last year at this time? It is well documented that the Browns had one of the youngest rosters in the NFL with half of the opening day roster last September either rookies or second-year players. It was assumed the Browns were building with young players and had a good nucleus of up-and-coming players on the team. Sure, the team was...

NFL News: Mohamed Massaquoi signs with Jaguars

And that’s all she wrote, folks. The 2009 second round trio of David Veikune, Brian Robiskie and Mohamed Massaquoi are now all former members of the Cleveland Browns as MoMass reportedly came to agreement with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Massaquoi will be remembered as a guy who couldn’t stay on the field. You can’t blame him for the time he was crumpled by Pittsburgh Steeler...

Mohamed Massaquoi Visits the Texans

Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi visited the Texans. He has also visited the Jaguars recently — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 5, 2013   The Houston Texans have hosted free agent wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi who has been with the Cleveland Browns since 2009. Massaquoi was drafted out of Georgia in the 2009 NFL Draft in the 2nd round (50th overall) and has...

Chips Ahoy

Lost in all the excitement over a new baseball season is the fact that Colt aka “Chips” McCoy has been traded to the Niners along with a sixth round draft pick, in return for a fifth and a seventh-rounder. Without indulging in the nightmare fuel of an attempted determination of whether McCoy had a fair go of it in Cleveland, it’s at least worth noting that he played at...

Jaguars Sign WR Mohamed Massaquoi

Ryan O’Halloran reports that the Jaguars have signed WR Mohamed Massaquoi. Aaron Wilson reports that Massaquoi receives a two-year deal. Massaquoi, 26, recently visited with the Texans as well, but ultimately chose to sign on with Jacksonville after finding minimal interest on the open market. Last year, he tallied 17 receptions for 254 yards and no touchdowns in nine games for...
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