Found October 30, 2011 on Niner Insider:
-Linebacker Ahmad Brooks is too quick for Browns right tackle Tony Pashos, who's a former 49er. Brooks sped right past him for a sack/fumble at the start of the game. Brooks also nailed quarterback Colt McCoy after he released the ball on a three-step drop in the second quarter, and again, he beat...

Browns sporting mustaches for SF trip

The Browns are approaching tomorrow’s game in San Francisco against the 49ers as a business trip. In the spirit of that, they are emphasizing the handshake in celebration of a big play, and growing mustaches to maintain their focus both on and off the football field. As you can see from the picture above, it is definitely working so far. Count me as a person who is extremely...

Video: Alex Smith finds new targets in offensive, defensive tackles

Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers has finally seen enough of the light after a disappointing start to his career to be among the top half of quarterbacks in the NFL. That's great for Smith and for first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh, who rolled the dice on his own ability to help Smith become an above-average pro quarterback. What Smith has been missing is elite...

Superlatives from the 49ers' 6-1 start

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KNBR conversation: 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith

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Browns Building a Dominating Defense in Cleveland

The modern Cleveland Browns have never been known for their defense. Typically a bottom feeder in the defensive rankings (and occasionally a mid-ranked defense at best), the 2011 Browns find themselves in some unfamiliar territory.Going into Week 8 of the season, the Browns boast the fourth-best defense in the NFL. Strangely enough, the entire AFC North occupies the top-four spots...

Former Browns have been pure gold for 49ers

SANTA CLARA – Blake Costanzo and Brad Seely are an odd set of Cleveland imports. Blake Costanzo Brad Seely

Browns' Hardesty sidelined by torn calf muscle

Browns running back Montario Hardesty has a torn calf muscle and is expected to miss some games.

In need of RBs, Browns set to hold auditions Tuesday

Cleveland Browns running back Montario Hardesty has a torn calf muscle and is expected to miss some games. With Hardesty on the mend, and normal starter Peyton Hillis also ailing, a league source said the Browns plan to work out running backs Tuesday.

Browns RB Hardesty leaves with an injured calf

Montario Hardesty has left Cleveland's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a calf injury, leaving the Browns without their top two running backs.

Open Thread: Browns vs. 49ers

The Browns are wearing mustaches, approaching today’s game as a business trip, and fresh off a three point win at home over the Seattle Seahawks heading into today’s tilt with the 49ers.  Even with all those things pointing to an inevitable Browns win today though, they still most certainly have their hands full.  Frank Gore is a load, and Jim Harbaugh has these Niners playing...
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