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Though Phil Dawson's journey began as an undrafted free agent on the shores of the Erie rather than as an abandoned child on the banks of the Nile, he still feels a certain kinship with Moses.
The kicker is the only member of the Cleveland Browns who has been with the team since its reincarnation in 1999. He's a free agent this season and the team wants him back, but Dawson, whose family lived in Texas this year, is unsure if he wants to return. This puts him in a difficult spot. After years of wandering through the NFL wilderness with a mediocre team, Dawson doesn't want to abandon them at a crucial moment.
"I don't want to be Moses," Dawson told the Associated Press on Monday. "I don't want to lead people right to the edge and not get to go in."
That quote is great, but isn't nearly as amusing as Dawson believing that his team, which lost nine of its last 10 games and hasn't made the playoffs in nearly a decade, is on "the edg...
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As the Cleveland Browns packed up after another losing season, veteran cornerback Sheldon Brown preached patience.
With one of the NFL's youngest teams, the Browns (4-12) endured growing pains in their first season under coach Pat Shurmur, who was brought in to build a foundation. Brown believes Shurmur is the right choice to resurrect the Browns and said the biggest mistake...
Cleveland Browns Head Coach Pat Shurmur talked with the media in Berea after they failed to make the playoff with a 4 - 12 record in 2011. Among the things discussed were the quarterback and running back positions and hiring an offensive coordinator.
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I know that is one heck of a headline, right? Thanks to Adam Schefter talking to Mike and Mike this morning on ESPN radio Browns fans can dream about Peyton Manning taking over the Browns offense next year. So, what, exactly could this all be about?
The Colts have fired the Polian family from their front office. The team hasn’t made a decision regarding their head coach Jim...
Who will start at quarterback for the Browns next season? How else might this team address the offense? Plain Dealer Browns beat writer Tony Grossi answered those questions and more in his weekly podcast.
Pat Shurmur will meet with the media today at 2 p.m. Get live updates from Tony Grossi and Mary Kay Cabot.
With their loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers to close out the season, the Cleveland Browns solidified the fourth overall pick in April’s NFL<img class="alignright" title="Is quarterback Robert Griffin III in the Cleveland Browns' draft plans? (Sarah ... [visit site to read more]
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Post Time: 01-03-2012 at 05:59 PM
Below is the defensive participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 17 Sunday game versus the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
The Steelers were in their base defense for 25 of the 58 non-penalty plays Sunday against the Browns. 33 plays in the nickel sub-package with Bryant McFadden replacing Keenan Lewis later in the game after Lewis suffered a hamstring injury...
Season 2, Episode 64 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd busy tearing up the blackjack tables in Las Vegas, I have Nick Richetta back in the co-host chair this week as we recap the Steelers 13-9 win over the Cleveland Browns to close out the 2011 regular season.
Before we get into talking about the game, Nick and I talk about the injuries suffered by Rashard Mendenhall...