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Browns safety Usama Young will start against Buffalo in place of Eric Hagg, who was beaten for a touchdown pass last week in Cincinnati.
Young, who started eight games last season, has yet to play a defensive snap this season.
Hagg started Cleveland's first two games. He gave up a 44-yard TD pass in the 34-27 loss to the Bengals.
Browns tight end Alex Smith was also inactive Sunday. He sustained a concussion last week and was briefly hospitalized.
There were no major lineup changes for the Bills. As expected, running back C.J. Spiller will start for Fred Jackson, sidelined with a sprained knee. Spiller enters the game as the NFL's leading rusher, averaging 10.1 yards per carry.
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Guys like Greg Little who drop the ball yet do a dance while we’re 0-3? I would sit his ass down and tell him, ‘listen my friend, there’s no I in team, but there’s two I’s in “idiot.” Get the job done and stop the B.S.’
– Fomer Cleveland Browns head coach Sam Rutigliano, in an interview on 92.3 The Fan, when asked what he would do with wide receiver Greg Little...
The Cleveland Browns just weren’t good enough today. The defense wasn’t great, but they consistently gave the Browns’ offense a chance to win. The Browns’ offense showed some flashes but either shot themselves in the foot or had some calls work against them. There is no giant goat for this one. This was just a team loss all the way around, from the get go. It was made even...
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Brandon Weeden after the Browns’ 24-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills-
“I think, and I’m speaking offensively, we started too slow. I think after a week like we had last week, that’s disappointing. I think that’s the difference in some of these games. I think you just can’t be where we were in the first half, 0-5 or 0-6 on third down and doing some things early and expect...
Travis Benjamin caught two passes for 44 yards with a touchdown in the Browns’ Week 3 loss to the Bills. Benjamin’s first career touchdown was a pretty 22-yard strike where he burned Stephon Gilmore to the left corner of the endzone which had the Browns within three points in the third quarter. However, he continues to play behind Greg Little, Mo Massaquoi and...
BEREA -- Pat Shurmur didnt try to put a happy face in his news conference the day after an aggravating loss to the Buffalo Bills.
But its tough to say what kind of face he put on.
Whats clear is this:
Punter Reggie Hodges might get the boot, and receiver Greg Little is wearing thin on not just the fans but also the coaching staff.
Shurmur made one point clear: The Browns did not...
A huge game in many ways for the Browns moving forward as they host the Buffalo Bills in Cleveland this afternoon. The Browns will look to keep up their offense rhythm from last week’s loss to the Bengals while also hopefully improving a bit on the defensive side.
From the leadership side of things, many are already saying how bad a loss would be for the combination of Mike...
Cleveland Browns vs Buffalo Bills
September 23, 2012
Last week Brandon and Trent give us some reason to hope. Let's see if they do the same thing at home.
The dreaded 0-3 start is unavoidable with CJ Spiller...
At 0-2 and losers of 48 of their last 68 games, the Cleveland Browns look to turn around losing football Sunday against the C.J. Spiller-led Buffalo Bills.