Found November 15, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
When the Cleveland Browns turned to Willis McGahee they were laughed at and ridiculed. Many believed they were “tanking” on purpose to try to acquire higher draft selections for next year. Instead, the trade of Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts makes the Browns look like geniuses. In seven games Richardson has a total of only 250 rushing yards and a dismal 2.8 yards-per-carry average. It’s safe to say at this point the Colts have given up a first-round pick for very little in return... Read more

Thankfully for the Browns, Armonty Bryant has been a man of his word

It’s easy to go back and look at Terry Pluto’s call for the Browns to cut ties with Armonty Bryant in May and call it silly. That’s totally unfair, of course. You might not have agreed with Pluto’s take on Bryant, but there’s absolutely no way you could have doubted the logic. Bryant was a real long-shot, having been picked in the seventh round out of a school that sounds...

A trophy in a North Carolina Garage turned out to be the Browns 1946 Championship Trophy (Photo)

Digging through a box in his North Carolina garage as part of the reality show “Garage Gold” on the DIY Network, the grandson of a former team minority owner found a trophy commemorating the 1946 All-America Football Conference championship. The AAFC did not present teams with trophies, so the 38 players commissioned a pair for […]

Cleveland Browns unveil $120 million stadium renovation project

The Cleveland Browns unveiled plans to upgrade FirstEnergy Stadium, announcing a two-year, $120 million renovation project. “It’s exceptionally important, and it’s all a part of creating a world-class organization,” Haslam said. “It starts with people, and then, it goes to the facilities. A lot of people have seen what we did in Berea to make Berea a better place for our...

NFL News: John Moffitt says Browns failed his physical due to salary dispute

One-time trade target of the Cleveland Browns, John Moffitt, says that the team failed his physical, thus nullifying his acquisition, after he refused to take less money. “I haven’t said this publicly – they suck. Cleveland sucks,” Moffitt told 710 ESPN Seattle. “They are so terrible and the way that they did me in that front office was so dirty. They failed me on a B.S...

Browns, city of Cleveland reach agreement on stadium project

The Browns and the city of Cleveland reached a tentative agreement to fund a two-year, $120 million makeover of FirstEnergy Stadium. The deal announced Tuesday by Mayor Frank Jackson and Browns CEO Joe Banner calls for the team to finance the entire cost for the renovation while recouping $42 million from the city. The Browns will use a low-interest, $62.5 million loan from the...

Browns reveal proposal to upgrade stadium

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer They've boosted their reputation and improved their record. Now the Browns want to upgrade their stadium. Days away from playing their biggest game in years, the NFL team unveiled plans Wednesday to modernize FirstEnergy Stadium with a two-year, $120 million renovation project. Browns CEO Joe Banner said the club will...

The Cleveland Browns are in position to make a run at the AFC North

During most seasons, a 4-5 team is in poor position to make a postseason push, but that hasn’t been the case this season. The AFC in particular is in rough shape at the bottom end. Sure, the usual suspects are looking as stout as ever, but the conference gets thins fast as we move down the current standings, especially in the AFC North. As of this moment, the Cincinnati Bengals...

Have you seen Brownie the Elf?

Click to enlarge At halftime of a 17-6 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Browns brought out a youth football team dressed in Browns uniforms and had them play a quick game. Their opponents? Area mascots. The Browns used the game to introduce Brownie the Elf to the public. After halftime was finished, Brownie ran back down the tunnel- and really hasn’t been seen since. FirstEnergy...

While We’re Waiting… Reliving the Browns video ‘Masters of the Gridiron’

While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at Was born after this video came out, so I had no idea about this ever. My goodness...

Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals: 2013 Week 11 NFL Pick

Cleveland Browns (4-5) at Cincinnati Bengals (6-4) The Bengals were riding high off of a 49-9 win over the Jets a couple of weeks ago, but after back-to-back road overtime losses, they have been knocked back down to Earth and people have given them the inconsistent label. I don’t think it’s so much inconsistency as home/road disparity. On the road, they lost in Chicago, Cleveland...

Key Matchups in Bengals vs. Browns

The Browns defeated the Bengals 17-6 in week four earlier in the season. Andy Dalton had a terrible day against the Browns, while Brian Hoyer had a good game. A few things have changed since then and a few haven’t. Brian Hoyer is out for the season with a knee injury so Jason Campbell is now the starting quarterback. Jordan Cameron and Josh Gordon both had big gays against a Bengals...
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