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Holmgren talks mostly about the concussion suffered by Colt McCoy and the controversy about the Browns' response to it, and about the illegal hit by Pittsburgh's James Harrison that caused McCoy's injury. Says Pat Shurmur will "absolutely" be the coach in 2012.

In addressing the hit on Colt McCoy, did Mike Holmgren really offer answers? Bill Livingston

Mike Holmgren said, for various reasons, no one on the Browns' sideline saw the hit that caused Colt McCoy's concussion. The "fog of war," a military term, seems to apply in the confused circumstances.

Have no fear, Browns fans -- Mike Holmgren (and Seneca Wallace) are on the case: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

How the Browns offense operates if Seneca Wallace is the QB Sunday can shed some light on Colt McCoy's season.

Colt McCoy ruled out for Sunday's game

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has been ruled out for Sunday and tight end Benjamin Watson is done for the season, both victims of concussions. McCoy is still experiencing headaches and having other symptoms from his concussion, sustained last week on an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit by Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison. The second-year QB was sent home for...

Browns: McCoy got concussion test after game

Browns president Mike Holmgren says quarterback Colt McCoy was not checked for a concussion while he was on the sideline after helmet-to-helmet hit by Pittsburgh's James Harrison.

Browns' McCoy out with concussion, Watson on IR

Colt McCoy is expected to recover from his concussion and play for the Browns again this season. Benjamin Watson isn't as fortunate.

Goalposts continue to move in Colt McCoy concussion story

While Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-facemask hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last Sunday, the way the Browns handled McCoy's concussion symptoms and testing is the narrative that won't seem to stop. After ESPN's initial report indicated that McCoy's return to the field two plays after...

Seneca Wallace will start at QB for the Cleveland Browns

With second-year QB Colt McCoy still recovering from a concussion suffered last Thursday night in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, veteran QB Seneca Wallace readies himself for the first start of the 2011 NFL regular season. Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur has that McCoy was sent home from practice for the third straight day while still dealing with post...

Steelers' Harrison suspended 1 game for McCoy hit

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been suspended for one game without pay for his hit last week on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy.

Seneca Wallace on track to start for Browns

The Browns didn’t test Colt McCoy for a concussion during last Thursday night’s game, but they know for sure now that he suffered one. McCoy continues to suffer the effects of James Harrison’s hit, and was sent home from the Browns facility before practice on Thursday, according to the Canton Repository. Seneca Wallace took the…

Browns-Cardinals Preview: 3 Things To Watch

The Cleveland Browns head into Sunday’s game with yet another important player sidelined by a major injury. After suffering a concussion on a vicious hit by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ James Harrison, quarterback Colt McCoy will most likely miss this week’s game. McCoy joins the long list of key offensive starters—Benjamin Watson, Peyton Hillis, Mohamed Massaquoi, Eric Steinbach...

Harrison's appeal denied by NFL

The NFL has denied James Harrison's appeal of a one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy, and the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker will sit out Monday night's game against San Francisco. The ruling was made by NFL-NFLPA on-field appeals officer Ted Cottrell and announced Friday. Harrison was suspended Tuesday because of the hit to...

4 Downs for Week 14

  Well, week 14 just ended in the NFL, and like the weeks preceding it, there was no lack of controversy and excitement.  Let’s take a look at four of the stories that have come out of week 14. 1st Down – Harrison’s Harassing Defense Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison has found his way to a one game suspension thanks to a hit he leveled on Cleveland quarterback Colt...

Cleveland Browns A.M. Links: Browns dropped the ball with Colt; James Harrison is suspended for one game; Josh Cribbs' future; Kevin Kolb's status is uncertain

The Cleveland Browns dropped the ball when it came to Colt McCoy.
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