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Just when it seemed as if the Oakland Raiders had seized the momentum, Sheldon Brown took it right back and then watched Brandon Weeden and the Cleveland offense put away a second straight win.
Weeden threw for a career-high 364 yards and a touchdown and made key plays on the clinching 94-yard drive after Brown's interception and the Browns snapped a 12-game road losing streak by beating the Oakland Raiders 20-17 on Sunday.
The Raiders (3-9) were in position to tie or take the lead when Brown intercepted Carson Palmer's pass to Juron Criner. But it was the drive by Weeden that truly put the game away.
''Probably a defining drive of the season,'' Brown said. ''We had an opportunity to see the character of that offense.''
Trent Richardson capped the drive with a 3-yard run, Weeden hit fellow rookie Josh Gordon on a 44-yard score in the second quarter and Phil Dawson kicked two field goals as the Browns (4-8) won consecutive games for the fir...
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BEREA The youngest player on the Browns might be the teams biggest playmaker.
Josh Gordon celebrated his 21st birthday in April. Since then, Gordons life has been a whirlwind.
After sitting out a season of college football last Utah for transferring from Baylor, he was contemplating to play college football again or enter the NFL Supplemental Draft.
He chose the latter and the Browns...
This time it comes from longtime Pro Football Weekly editor Hub Arkush, as respected a name as there is in the business, who’s hit all the big Cleveland news outlets with his report.
Per Tony Grossi, Arkush says:
“We have it confidentially from very good sources close to the story that Mike [Lombardi] is a strong front-runner for the job. If you work (your) way backwards you’ll...
“Week in and week out, it’s the same — can’t stop the run, can’t stop the pass. Right now I guess we’re just a bad defense. We can’t really hide it. At this point, the numbers don’t allow it. We’re just bad right now.” — Raiders cornerback Michael Huff
“There’s nowhere to go but up, unfortunately.” –Carson Palmer
“Brandon Weeden wore a T-shirt with...
Browns coach Pat Shurmur sees major progress in his young team and room to grow.
With a game-clinching, 94-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter Sunday at Oakland, the Browns (4-8) snapped a 12-game road losing streak and won their second straight game. It's another step forward for Cleveland, which is trying to shake off years of losing and mostly horrendous football....
Christmas has come early for Cleveland Browns’ fans in two forms. First, the Cleveland Browns were handed a gift wrapped win from their hated rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks in large part to the Browns getting eight turnovers. The second way will be revealed on December 4th when “‘NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns” premieres on the Travel Channel.
Yesterday was a very sad day in the NFL. Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girl friend and then killed himself at the Chiefs facility. Sadly enough this wasn’t the only tragedy around the league. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, a Browns employee committed suicide by hanging himself in an equipment shed at the team facility yesterday. Our prayers are certainly...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns are coming to reality TV.
A new series, "NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns," will premier Tuesday night on the Travel Channel, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the NFL team. The five-part series will include features on players and show the inner workings of the team during the regular season. A film crew went to kicker Phil Dawson...
“Just win baby!” The famous words of deceased Raiders head honcho Al Davis rang so very true in Oakland today as the Browns faced the silver and black. It wasn’t a pretty game. The rain held off, but the field was mucky just the same. The Browns had some big plays including long passes to Mohamed Massaquoi and a 44-yard TD to Josh Gordon. The Browns also turned the ball over...
Inactives have been announced for today’s Browns-Raiders game. As stated earlier, quarterback Terrelle Pryor will be active for the first time this season. In addition, running back Darren McFadden is inactive for this afternoon’s game with an ankle injury. Marcel Reese, a converted fullback, will start in his place. Other notable Raiders inactives include defensive tackle Richard...
OAKLAND -- The Cleveland Browns can't be called road kill anymore. Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden passed for a season-high 364 yards Sunday, and the Browns snapped their 12-game road losing streak with a 20-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders. Cleveland's road skid ended at the O.co Coliseum, where the slide began Oct. 16, 2011, with a 24-17 loss to the Raiders. ...
It’s game day, so perhaps you’d like to hear Browns captain and middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson mic’d up in the victory last week against the Pittsburgh Steelers?
The Browns take on the Raiders at 4:25 this afternoon in Oakland.
This afternoon, a pair of 3-8 teams will square off in Oakland. The Browns are fresh off their 8 forced turnover effort against the Steelers that snapped a 2-game losing streak, while the Raiders lost big to the Bengals 34-10 to extend their losing skid to 4 games. Heavy rain has hit the Oakland area over the last couple days, so field conditions are expected to have a palpable...