Found November 04, 2012 on
Waiting For Next Year:
Might we be able to go streaking?
A win against the Ravens today would give the Browns an honest-to-God win streak AND they’ll have won two-in-a-row within the division.
While I’m not super duper confident heading into this game, there is some reason for optimism. The Browns played the Ravens fairly well in Baltimore (without Joe Haden), Phil Taylor is making his season debut and the Ravens have been hurt by injuries.
Over their last three games, Baltimore’s Ray Lewis-less defense has given up an astonishing 622 yards on the ground. Things seems primed for Trent Richardson to have a monster game.
Some additional reading:
Browns vs Ravens Reader Survey.
Talking talking talking (and talking some more) about the Ravens.
A note to the Browns regarding the Ravens.
Star Wars, Disney, the Cleveland Browns and Jimmy Haslam.
This is your Browns-Ravens open thread.
BEST OF MAXIM
There’s just no doubting how great Phil Dawson is at this point, and Peter King has his ticket for the bandwagon.
Twenty-three straight field goals, 21 of them this year, and his consecutive kicks of 32, 28, 29, 33 and 41 in a 32-minute span between the second and fourth quarters gave the Browns a 15-14 lead late against Baltimore. Dawson’s an unsung player, in part because...
Jimmy Haslam didn’t like the penalty that overturned the Browns TD
It’s going to be a long couple of weeks Browns fans. Buckle up.
Pat Shurmur is his own worst enemy sometimes. With the game on the line and facing 4th and 2 from their own 28 yard line and he seemed to want to prove that he’s learned to be aggressive. Never mind that the previous controversial fourth down plays...
Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers.
The Browns kicked five field goals after falling behind 14-0. Unfortunately, they couldn’t hold that lead. This morning we start picking it apart.
LOSER: Communication. Unreal. Get your stuff together. The Browns continue to waste timeouts and opportunities...
It isn’t Hard Knocks, but it appears the Browns are going to be the stars of a television series-
“The National Football League will announce a deal with the network to provide unprecedented access to one of its teams as it travels to away games. NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns will premiere Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. and follow the Browns as it prepares to play in New York, Baltimore...
BEREA -- Compare the feelings about the Cleveland Browns from Monday to Monday.
A week ago there were positives and smiles after the Browns beat a woeful San Diego team on an afternoon when the Browns punted nine times.
The week that followed was upbeat, with a tangible feeling that the Browns had a chance for that definitive win against Baltimore.
Of course it didnt happen, and...
With time to reflect, Browns coach Pat Shurmur says he would change some play calls and reconsider other decisions he made in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to Baltimore.
The Browns were beaten 25-15 by the Ravens, who put the game away in the final four minutes after stopping Cleveland on a fourth-and-2 play. Instead of punting from his own 28, Shurmur, who still had two...
Serving as a mid-season review that couples in ensuring he maintains his relevance throughout the regular season, ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr has unveiled who he feels each team would select tomorrow if given the chance.
Coupling this with the Cleveland Browns most recent loss, a ten-point beating at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens, the position of “need” labeled byKiper may...
“The Browns’ locker room was transformed into Believeland this week, with confidence and optimism permeating the air as if it had been spritzed out of the automatic air-fresheners.” — Mary Kay Cabot
“The vibe is really good. We really believe we can beat the Ravens, not just come close. They’re a good team, but we feel like they’re ripe to be beat.” — Josh Cribbs...
RAVENS – 25 BROWNS – 15 On Sunday Baltimore continued their dominance over the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens extended their streak to 10 straight against the Browns with a 25-15 victory. This was a hard fought battle, which is what is to be expected when an AFC North showdown occurs. Both teams pounded the ball on the ground on offense and leaned heavily on their defenses...
Head coach Pat Shurmur demands better execution in short yardage.
Randy Lerner and Mike Holmgren are gone, Art Modell is dead, Ray Lewis and Haloti Ngata are dying, it’s almost 17-years to the day since Modell announced he was stealing the real Browns, and old Municipal Stadium is crawling out of the lake.
Maybe the Browns sneak one in today. Our NFL picks for Week 9 are here and the rest is your Shurmurball open thread for today’s action...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns' defense got a whole lot bigger, and a whole lot healthier.
Massive tackle Phil Taylor was activated Friday from the physically-unable-to-perform list and will play Sunday against Baltimore.
It will be Taylor's season debut after missing Cleveland's first eight games after undergoing surgery on a torn chest muscle he hurt lifting weights...