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In the fallout of the latest thoroughly demoralizing loss of the Pat Shurmur era, a matchup in which the Browns were dominated in all three phases of the game by the Buffalo Bills, Shurmur and his friends at the Browns’ wholly owned press organ want you to know that it’s all Greg Little’s fault. Little dropped one five-yard pass in Browns’ territory with about 30 seconds left in the first half of a thoroughly demoralizing three-phase loss to the Buffalo Bills, and the best that the top Browns beat writer at the biggest paper in town can do for a story on the following Monday is this:
“Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur comes down hard on Greg Little.”
In thirteen drives on Sunday, the Browns offense managed to cross the Bills’ 44-yard line exactly twice. On a staggering seven of these drives, they couldn’t move the ball more than 9 yards. Six of them were three-and-outs or worse, and eleven of the thirteen ended in punts (9) or interceptions (2). Brandon Weeden threw both of those ...
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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...
Pat Shurmur was pretty blunt with the media today. After watching it, he still somehow seemed to come off defensive too, which is ponderous after a game like the Browns played yesterday. Still, he seemed to intimate that Greg Little’s spot on the active roster on gameday could be in jeopardy if he continues to drop the ball.
After talking about Greg Little and his posing antics...
It is a short week for us too, so here we go. Gotta get those surveys filled out today and early tomorrow before the Browns do battle against the Ravens. I noted this morning on Twitter that the NFL Network was promoting the game with a highlight video of Greg Little dunking the football over the crossbar of the goal posts. Not to pick on Greg Little, because he’s taken enough...
Browns receiver Greg Little has gone from "up-and-coming" to disappointing in a short period of time.Fantasy Spin:Little had a solid rookie season, catching 61 balls for 709 yards and two touchdowns, but so far this year he's hauled in just seven balls for 74 yards. He's dropped a number of his 15 targets and is in danger who finding a spot on the Browns' bench.
If he's not careful, Browns wide receiver Greg Little will be posing on the bench.
Cleveland coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that he's considering changes to the lineup for his winless team and made it clear that if Little, whose on-field antics have angered some fans, doesn't do a better job of holding onto quarterback Brandon Weeden's passes then he'll lose his...
The pressure of being a win less head coach in the NFL for a team that is about to undergo an ownership change has obviously overtaken Pat Shurmur, he is now delusional. Shumur thinks he is an aggressive coach in the NFL. Gee, I wonder where he gets that thought from? Is it the fact he didn’t go for two in the Browns season opener against the Eagles? Is it that his offense throws...
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“I don’t like the Browns because they make me feel good. I like them because they’re the Browns. The franchise is highly guilty of lacking the exalted, trebly end of...
BEREA -- Pat Shurmur didnt try to put a happy face in his news conference the day after an aggravating loss to the Buffalo Bills.
But its tough to say what kind of face he put on.
Whats clear is this:
Punter Reggie Hodges might get the boot, and receiver Greg Little is wearing thin on not just the fans but also the coaching staff.
Shurmur made one point clear: The Browns did not...
When head coach Pat Shurmur takes his Browns to play the Baltimore Ravens with Ray Lewis and that power-house Baltimore defense the chances of coming out with a win are pretty slim. Shurmur should be in church 24×7 praying the replacement referees blow some calls that can help the Cleveland Browns come out on top. The Browns have to step up in this game, this will be the toughest...
The Browns are 0-3 to start this 2012 NFL season, but as with any Browns season, there are clear trends beneath the won/loss records. The first week against Philly, the Browns were playing hard with a superior opponent. They were playing faster on defense than we’d seen at any point in the last decade. There were rookies and other young players all over the field were making life...
BEREA Sitting at 0-3, the Browns outlook in the near future is daunting, at best.
After dropping a pair of winnable games, the Browns face themselves with the task of playing the Ravens and Super Bowl champion Giants in back-to-back road contests the next two weeks.
Pat Shurmur was asked after the game how the Browns can turn things around.
You win a game, he said. Thats how you...
Greg Little's choice to strike an Usain Bolt pose following a humdrum catch in the middle of another Cleveland Browns' loss, suspect at best.
The receiver's knack for dropping far too many of the remaining passes thrown his way, that could cost him his job.
"We can't play a guy that's going to drop footballs," coach Pat Shurmur told The Plain Dealer...
While Greg Little is preening and posing amidst a 14-point deficit and a shower of hashtags, Browns running back Trent Richardson is mostly stoic and calculated. Certainly, when Richardson crosses the goal line as he has twice in his very young career, he exudes a level of energy that is matched only by Cleveland fans watching the plays as they unfold. But until that moment when...
The head coach discusses the Baltimore Ravens and briefly touches the subject of WR Greg Little.
A huge game in many ways for the Browns moving forward as they host the Buffalo Bills in Cleveland this afternoon. The Browns will look to keep up their offense rhythm from last week’s loss to the Bengals while also hopefully improving a bit on the defensive side.
From the leadership side of things, many are already saying how bad a loss would be for the combination of Mike...