Found May 25, 2013 on Football Nation:
The Cleveland Browns have been the joke of the NFL since 1999, respectively. Now hear me out, this trend is coming to an end next season.Let's allow ourselves to take a break from the bickering over what has yet to take place, and look back upon the players that brought the Browns success during the 1980s.Right off the bat, this list is in NO specific order, there is no competition within the contents of this list, only a nice recollection of the best players to wear a Browns uniform during the 1980s. If I leave anyone out, feel free to mention them in the comment section below. Enjoy!

Cabot, Grossi: Gipson And Bademosi Will Battle For Starting Free Safety

In their customary Sunday morning “Hey, Tony!” and “Hey, Mary Kay!” columns, Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland and Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer give some insight from a pressing issue for Browns’ fans, just who is going to start at free safety opposite T.J. Ward in the secondary. Hey Tony: One of the more intriguing reports – in my opinion – that I’ve heard coming...

NFL News: Browns sign draft pick Garrett Gilkey

The Browns today announced that they have signed seventh round pick, offensive linemen Garrett Gilkey. Gilkey was a left tackle at Chadron State University, but has been working at guard for the Browns during OTAs. “The Cleveland Browns today signed offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey to a four-year contract, the team announced. Selected in the seventh round (227th overall) of the...

Joe Banner sounds good but will have to prove it for Browns fans

Like him, trust him, or not, Joe Banner has said all the right things so far as CEO of the Cleveland Browns. His Q&A with Clark Judge of CBS yesterday was just more proof of Banner’s self-confidence and willingness to espouse the Cleveland Browns as a defining project in his career and life. I can remember a time when an interview like that would have had the Cleveland Browns...

Browns receiver Josh Gordon says, 'defenses will be shocked to say the least with how much we're running downfield'

Cleveland Browns second year receiver Josh Gordon drew some attention from the team's CEO Joe Banner when he said, ''he wasn't convinced Gordon was worth a second round pick in the 2012 supplemental draft." He went on to say that Gordon's sophomore season would be a better indicator on judging if selecting him was the right call. If Gordon has to do so...

Browns sign rookie OL Gilkey to 4-year contract

The Browns have signed rookie offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey to a four-year contract. Gilkey was selected in the seventh round (No. 227 overall) by the Browns in April's NFL draft. The 6-foot-6, 320-pound Gilkey started 34 games at left tackle for Division II Chadron State. However, the Browns had him lined up at guard during their organized team activity practices. Gilkey...

Josh Gordon says people will be shocked with the Browns offense

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon told the Akron Beacon-Journal that people are going to be shocked when they see their offense this season. “Defenses will be shocked to say the least with how much we’re running down field,” Gordon said. “I’ve never ran this much as a wide receiver ever in my life, and that’s a good thing. And not just me, everyone from the slot guys to...

Browns sign seventh round pick offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey

The Browns announced via their website, the signing of rookie offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey. Browns coach Rod Chudzinski noticed him at the Senior Bowl and when he got the chance, drafted the Chadron State product. Chudzinski had this to say about Gilkey: “He went into the Senior Bowl and played very well against those guys and competed.” “He has lined up against...

Browns' offense promises wide open attack

Last year, the Cleveland Browns displayed one of the most lethargic offenses in the NFL. They were never able to make much progress as the season progressed, and naturally, they're looking to switch it up in 2013, giving quarterback Brandon Weeden a greater chance for success. "Defenses will be shocked to say the least with how much we're running downfield,"...

Josh Gordon: NFL Will Be ‘Shocked’ By Browns’ Air Show

The Cleveland Browns have a new regime, and doing their best to try to change the perception of the franchise.  The Browns now have Norv Turner at the helm as offensive coordinator, and with that, there should be an efficient offense to come with it. Second year wide receiver Josh Gordon had a productive rookie season after being drafted in the 2012 Supplemental Draft posting numbers...

Trent Richardson Outclassed by Alfred Morris and Doug Martin: Will It Last?

Trent Richardson had the 6th-worst rushing average by a rookie in NFL history. Should Browns fans be worried? Scott Kacsmar breaks down rookie rushing success in regards to the long-term outlook.

WFNY Stats & Info: Browns wins or Jason Giambi home runs?

Throughout 2013, I’ve been providing semi-regular headlines here at WFNY under the vein of “WFNY Stats & Info.” Often, these will be incredibly detailed split statistics showing various streaks and runs for the Cleveland teams. Today, I’d like to propose something different: A Cleveland-based prop bet. Which will be more: Home runs hit by Jason Giambi in 2013 for the...
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