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Waiting For Next Year:
It’s tough to play the offensive line in this league. I think he also has crossed those hurdles as you go through the offseason. This will be his first game as a pro. I anticipate he’s going to battle. I anticipate he’ll have a winning performance. If he makes mistakes along the way, we’ll get them fixed and keep moving. [...] I think he’s a guy that started and played in almost every single game in his college career. He’s gone through this getting ready to play process. He’s played a lot of snaps. I think that gives me a little bit more comfort than a guy that came in and maybe was a one-year starter or there was something about his college history where he hadn’t played all that much. I think he’s draws on that a little bit. I think he’s playing with some guys in that offensive line that are veteran players. Even though they might not be right next to him, although Shawn Lauvao has played a couple years now, I think they’ll help him get through it. I just know by his personality that he’s going to battle. That’s what you need from an offensive lineman.
– Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shumur, Friday, on 2012 second-round draft selection Mitchell Schwartz. Schwartz had a very hot and cold preseason, experiencing considerable issues during the team’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Browns’ Week 1 opponent.
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Good bye, you piece of **** Art Modell. It’s never a happy day when someone dies, but…oh, wait, yes it is a happy day. We lost a disgusting visage of hypocrisy and greed today, and for that, we should all celebrate. This is a man who through his own bumbling idiocy somehow claimed financial troubles [...]
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Art Modell, former owner of the Cleveland Browns and then the Ravens when he moved the team to Baltimore has passed away at the age of 87. His son, former Ravens President David Modell, confirmed his father’s death via release: “Sadly, I can confirm that my father died peacefully of natural causes at four this [...]
Gatorade recently arranged for Washington Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III and Cleveland Browns rookie Trent Richardson to play each other in a game of HORSE.
RG3 won the game and celebrated his win with a windmill dunk.
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