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1) Nothing like a good controversy to take the focus off the local bad team. Midday Monday the Browns were struggling to explain another 0-3 start -- the fourth in the last five seasons -- and dropped passes and poor defense and all that stuff theyve been trying to explain for 13 years. But shortly after midnight Monday the focus became the scabs err replacement refs who botched the end of the Seattle-Green Bay game. One envisions the Browns staff gathering like the old 1972 Dolphins after the play, popping champagne because they realized the replacement refs might take some of the focus.
2) Bottom line on the replacement officials is the all-powerful and all-knowing NFL asked for this situation by not settling with the regular guys. It was only a matter of time until something stupid would cost some team a game. Lo and behold, it happened. Of course we should also realize that the NFLs financial situation makes it tough for them to actually pay the real refs. The league is burie...
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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 task of beating a more talented divisional opponent won’t be any easier for the Browns now that Mohamed Massaquoi has officially been ruled out of the game. Earlier this week the Browns seemed at least somewhat hopeful that Massaquoi would be available. Or maybe they wanted the Ravens to think they were hopeful. Either way, he is now out.
Additionally, the Browns will have...
Week four of the 2012 NFL season begins Thursday Night with the Baltimore Ravens (2-1) hosting the Cleveland Browns (0-3) in a battle of AFC North rivals.
The Cleveland Browns offense creates a golden opportunity for the struggling Ravens defense to get back on track this week. Cleveland has struggled on the offensive side of the ball thus far as only four teams have scored...
We can pretty much guarantee that the Browns will be playing the Ravens under the watchful eye of replacement officials on Thursday night, but it seems there might be a chance that the regular officials will be on hand for this weekend’s games.
So we’ll just have to see how badly NFL owners want to move away from the existing pension plans.
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BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Once he's handed the ball on Thursday night, Trent Richardson knows what's next.
Hall of Fame-level contact.
"Ray Lewis is going to come at me," the Browns rookie running back said, "and I'm going to come right back at him. That's football."
Richardson, quarterback Brandon Weeden and Cleveland's other rookies are about to...
Fans around the league might not remember the Sunday game anymore, now that a wild Week 3 has been capped by one of the biggest referee mistakes in history. The Ravens pulled off a crazy last-minute upset, fueled by a grieving Torrey Smith, and may or may not have missed the field goal.After all those ups and downs, will they be able to show up for the divisional matchup against...
As it has been previously noted on this site, when you mix rowdy NFL fans and alcohol bad things are bound to happen.
Check out this fan fight between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns from last Sunday's game:
(Courtesy of 104.5 The Team)
Cleveland Browns (0-3) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1)Thursday, 8:25 ET, NFL Network, Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan Last Meeting: The Ravens won, 20-14, at home last Dec. 24 with QB Joe Flacco throwing a pair of touchdown passes. Streaking: The Ravens have won 12 straight home games and 20 of their last 21 at M&T Bank Stadium. The engine that can: Browns RB Trent...
The head coach discusses the Baltimore Ravens and briefly touches the subject of WR Greg Little.