Found November 22, 2011 on Dawg Pound Daily:
It’s safe to say that Cleveland Browns running back Chris Ogbonnaya has had a good couple of weeks. He rushed for 90 yards on 19 carries against the St. Louis Rams and, most recently, rushed for 115 yards on 21 carries to help lead the team to a 14-10 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.With Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty out with injuries, Ogbonnaya is certainly making the most of his opportunity in the spotlight. What is most impressive, so far, is his ability to close out games. The major chunks of his yardage have been coming late in games, which is a good sign. He appears to be a workhorse back, capable of wearing down a defense throughout a game.Despite these impressive performances, Browns fans need to temper their expectations for a player like Ogbonnaya. Far too often have the Browns caught lightning in a bottle with a running back for a short period of time, only to see him falter in the long run. Those players include, but are certainly not limited to, Jerome Harri...

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Talk Browns with Tony Grossi today at noon

Join us for a live Browns chat today at noon with The Plain Dealer's Tony Grossi. The Browns beat the Jaguars on Sunday. Can the Browns build off this win heading in to the toughest portion of their schedule? Did they find a hidden gem in Chris Ogbonnaya? We'll answer those questions and more.

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