Found September 08, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
D’Qwell Jackson was one of the Browns defensive leaders last season, he knows the Browns are going to face a challenge when the face the Eagles to open the 2012 season. Jackson has prepared for the past week to figure out a way for the Browns defense to contain Eagles Q.B. Michale Vick. Not only do the Browns have to control Vick leaving the pocket and turning himself into a running back the Browns defense who didn’t play the run that great in 2011 will have to stop LeSean McCoy. Jackson knows both Vick and McCoy can run the football and extend the plays for the Eagles. LeSean McCoy ran for 1,309 yards and 17 touchdowns on 273 carries last season. McCoy also caught 48 passes, which he turned into 315 yards and three touchdowns. The Browns defense are going to have to control McCoy, he is a serious threat both receiving out of the backfield and running. Vick has a great weapon in McCoy and the Browns have a great weapon in D’Qwell Jackson. The Browns defense added guys like Froste...

Philadelphia Eagles: I got your 2012 season prediction right here

Image borrowed from Deadspin because, well, it's awesome. I do not like making season predictions. Some of it is due to superstition, some of it is because I don’t fully understand the point of them. Yet I do comprehend the need for something tangible heading into the regular season. In a vast expanse of the unknown, a prediction provides some context. Something to hold on...

Trent Richardson trucks Kurt Coleman, sends helmet flying

In Sunday's Eagles-Browns game, Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson absolutely demolished Eagles safety Kurt Coleman. Richardson lowered his head and smashed it directly into Coleman's head, sending the defensive back's helmet flying as Richardson picked up nine yards on the play. He'd be stopped behind the line on the next play, and the Browns would...

Weeden caught under flag during pregame

So far, this is our favorite moment of NFL opening Sunday. Watch Browns rookie QB Brandon Weeden – making his first pro start, and clearly still adjusting to the NFL stage – get caught under the American flag during today’s Browns-Eagles pre-game ceremonies: (via As SBNation points out, Weeden is clearly a patriot, and has draped himself in the stars and...

Browns to recognize late owner Modell at opener

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns plan to recognize late owner Art Modell at Sunday's season opener. Modell, who died Thursday at the age of 87, remains a vilified figure here for moving the Browns to Baltimore in 1995. Browns spokesman Neal Gulkis said the team will pay "appropriate recognition" to Modell when the Browns play the Philadelphia Eagles. Gulkis...

Can The Browns Offensive Line Keep Weeden On His Feet Today?

If The Cleveland Browns are going to be successful against the Eagles today they are going to have to keep the N.F.L.’s 2011 top ranked pass rush away from their 28-year-old starting quarterback Brandon Weeden. Browns fans and coaches have to be concerned with what Browns G.M. Tom Heckert describe as Weeden’s inability to hold onto the football. Heckert went on to say “those...

Robert Griffin the 3rd beats Trent Richardson in HORSE, RG3 does windmill dunk (Video)

The fine folks at Gatorade have bestowed this classic video to the world of Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson and Washington Redskins quarter Robert Griffin the 3rd playing HORSE. As you would figure Griffin's athletic ability got the best of Richardson and he pulled out the victory. After the game ended, Griffin decided to punctuate his victory with a windmill...

Eagles 17, Browns 16

CLEVELAND -- Michael Vick threw four interceptions Sunday, but it was his touchdown pass in the final minute of the game that saved the Eagles from a Week 1 upset at the hands of the Browns. Vick capped a 91-yard, 16-play drive with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Clay Harbor with 1:18 left to rally the Eagles past the Browns, 17-16. The Browns have lost 13 of 14 season openers since...

Browns-Eagles preview

“They’re schemed to rush the passer,” Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said. “You just look at the way they’re lined up, wide-nine techniques, they crowd the ball and they get after you.
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