Originally posted on Cleveland Frowns  |  Last updated 12/19/11
“Believe it or not, I was trying to kick it [out of bounds]. It’s hard, easier said than done.” — Browns punter Brad Maynard “[The Cardinals] schemed it up really well. They really challenged the technique we were playing. … They made the right call at the most critical time.” — Browns cornerback Dmitri Patterson ————— Not exactly the “eruption” we were on the lookout for, but a close loss is better than getting run over. Progress? Or just the most natural thing in the world for the most marginal of playoff contenders to come in soft against the Browns after three straight wins and two enormous ones against the Cowboys and Niners. Anyway, here we are with a 4-12 finish a virtual certainty for the nepotism hire who replaced the coach who was fired because he “didn’t win enough.” No need to dwell on this today with the post-mortem on this season having been written over a month ago, so more specifically about yesterday: Another special teams breakdown, and the Browns were ou
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