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The bye week is over and Browns fans dreams of seeing Phil Taylor and Ahtyba Rubin together have never seemed more real. That news doesn’t exist in a vacuum though. What about the young guys who filled in so admirably in Taylor and Rubin’s stead? At least for Billy Winn, it could mean some time at defensive end for the Browns.
(On the possibility of Billy Winn playing defensive tackle and end with Taylor’s return) – “Yeah, that’s a good point. When you have more defensive tackles that’ll allow Billy, if we choose to, play him at end more. Which gives us a little flexibility there.”
(On if Winn’s quickness would work at the end position) – “I think he has the body type to play end and he has quickness. Yeah, I think he could do it.”
If there’s any chance at the Browns making any kind of run in the second half of the season, you have to think one of the keys would be on the defensive line. Jabaal Sheard has struggled in his sophomore effort, and we’ll soon find out if that has had more to do with missing pieces in the middle of the line. Now it also could mean a game-tested tryout for Billy Winn to see if he can be a 4-3 defensive end.
[Related: Safe to say Haslam meant what he said regarding changes]
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Below is an update on legendary Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar. The following tweets were taken directly from Bernie’s Twitter feed dating back to the middle of last month and haven’t been edited or altered in any way.
Says Deadspin’s Barry Petchetsky on Holmgren, the recent Cowboys rumor and Bob LaMonte’s black magic on behalf of clients Holmgren and Andy Reid:
“If one of your clients wants plausible deniability, don’t plant two identical rumors about multiple clients with the same reporter at the same time.”
Read the whole thing and heaven forbid as always that anyone at the Plain Dealer...
Mike Holmgren the Browns former President and the man Randy Learner paid millions of dollars to take over football operations for the Cleveland Browns said his coaching days were over. Holmgren said he would never work the kind of hours it takes to be a head coach in the NFL again. Now with his butt cheek prints still pressed into the furniture at Browns headquarters in Berea, Holmgren...
Joe Haden isn’t used to losing. He was a National Champion at the University of Florida and after his junior season, Haden decided to forgo his senior season and entered the NFL Draft. He was selected by the Browns in the first round in 2010. Haden has become one of the few shutdown corners left in the NFL, he’s physical and a tenacious competitor. He’s also itching to be a...
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported on Sunday that Mike Holmgren would be interested in taking over as the Cowboys head coach, should the job become available.
Holmgren reportedly likes their roster and the fact that he does have ties to owner Jerry Jones suggests that it’s at least a remote possibility.
“Of course, Mike Holmgren is a heck of a coach,” said Jerry Jones...
Leave it to ‘the Walrus’ to backpedal. Mike Holmgren denied today that he was interested in coaching the Dallas Cowboys.
“I don’t know how any of that stuff gets started,” Holmgren said. “The last time I talked to anybody about my future was in this (Browns) room. I honestly don’t know what I want to do.”
Holmgren insists that he is still committed to the Cleveland...
Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is putting together good games, but late in games, he is next-to-last in the NFL in QB ratings.
Last week: 28 (+0)
Outgoing Cleveland Browns team president Mike Holmgren denied a report that he has already shown interest in potentially coaching the Dallas Cowboys. "I don't know how any of that stuff gets started," Holmgren told reporters at the Browns' headquarters Monday, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported...
Outgoing Browns President Mike Holmgren still hasn't decided if
he wants to coach again.
While there have been whispers over the weekend relating to Trent Richardson, I cannot confirm with anyone inside the facility so I will not speculate or comment at this point.
With that said, its been reported that Richardson is on the field for practice this morning, but he is not practicing with the 1st team offense. This is obviously a rare occurrence as there is no doubt that...
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The Browns travel to Dallas on Sunday after
what was hopefully a fruitful bye week. There are still two months left in the
season, and before the depressing NFL draft
discussion really cranks up as it does in Cleveland around
Thanksgiving most every year, what else is there for Browns fans to ponder over
the final seven games?
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- During the Browns' much-needed bye last week, wide receiver Greg Little spent two hours having lunch in Miami with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning.
The meal was fine.
The message was far more satisfying.
Little came away inspired from his first meeting with Mourning, who explained to him that if he wanted to develop as a player, and that if he wanted to help...
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer During the Browns' much-needed bye last week, wide receiver Greg Little spent two hours having lunch in Miami with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning.
The meal was fine.
The message was far more satisfying.
Little came away inspired from his first meeting with Mourning, who explained to him that if he wanted to develop...