Found September 27, 2012 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
The 0-3 Browns will return to primetime with a visit to Baltimore to take on the 2-1 Ravens.
This game will be the first following the end of the NFL referee lockout, with real referees on tap to officiate tonight. So this means no more complaints, no matter how valid, can be attributed to poor officiating!
After a terrible performance in Week 1, it looked like the offense had turned things around against the Bengals in Week 2. Brandon Weeden threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns, while Trent Richardson had two total touchdowns and 145 total yards. They did lose the game, but it was an offense that has not been seen in Cleveland since 2007.
But Week 2 appeared to be a fluke when the Browns lost 28-14 to the Bills last week.
Weeden threw two interceptions and Richardson only rushed for 27 yards on twelve carries. The defense had another rough game without Joe Haden, out due to his four-game suspension for using a banned substance.
The defense was the strong point ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Brandon Weeden has been getting better game in and game out. After a very lousy 5 percent quarterback rating in week 1, Weeden is becoming a better QB. After last week’s performance against Buffalo where he had the Browns in the game until the very end of the fourth quarter, Weeden seems to be getting a better understanding. I expect Weeden to put up big numbers...
Through four games, Browns running back Trent Richardson has 222 rushing yards on 64 carries, 122 receiving yards on 15 catches and four total touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Richardson is only rushing for 3.5 yards per carry but he's been a solid fantasy contributor due to his ability to find the end zone. He had 104 total yards and a score Thursday against the Ravens.
“We battled, we came up short and we fought our [tails] off.” — Brandon Weeden
“He battled.” — Pat Shurmur on Weeden
“Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden and his young, inexperienced receivers grew up a lot in Baltimore Thursday night, making the Ravens sweat it out until the last play of the game when they had a chance to tie it.” — Mary Kay Cabot
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 coordinators discuss the Baltimore Ravens as well as what the Browns can improve upon.
Rookie Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden talk about the start of the season and what they can do better.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Greg Little (second in drops last season) continued his catching problems last night against the Baltimore Ravens, dropping a total of five catches, including a great Brandon Weeden would-be-touchdown pass that he had right in his hands.
“My job is just to beat the guy and get through the middle of the field,” Little said. “[Weeden] moved...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Once he's handed the ball on Thursday night, Trent Richardson knows what's next.
Hall of Fame-level contact.
"Ray Lewis is going to come at me," the Browns rookie running back said, "and I'm going to come right back at him. That's football."
Richardson, quarterback Brandon Weeden and Cleveland's other rookies are about to...
The Ravens will be playing their fourth game in 17 days, and third primetime game in their first four Thursday night when they take on the division rival Browns.
Cleveland is winless and has a rookie quarterback and running back combination in the backfield.
The winless part won’t change for Cleveland because the Ravens’ defense will harass Brandon Weeden into mistakes. Weeden...
Season 3, Episode 22 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd I start by giving our thoughts on the Baltimore Ravens win over the Cleveland Browns Thursday night. We give our thoughts on Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden and the way the Ravens are really stretching the field vertically this year.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are on a bye this week, but there is still plenty...
Cornerback Cary Williams had been having a rough couple games until now. Williams intercepted rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden and returned it 61 yards for a touchdown.
The pick was Williams’ first in his career.
The Ravens now lead the Browns 23-10 heading to the fourth quarter.
In Baltimore, God Is Always Crying
10) Trent Richardson has some skills and all, but this is probably another year in which PK Phil Dawson is the Browns' best offensive player
9) Shockingly, Ray Lewis obliged the media's request to have his likeness on video, and his voice on audio
8) From the relative lack of WR puling and after the whistle shoving, this actually resembled...
A few dropped passes, none no bigger than Greg Little's drop late in the fourth quarter hamper the Browns once again.
Rookie QB Brandon Weeden pushes the Baltimore Ravens to the edge as rushing attack abandoned.
Welcome to the latest edition of Xs and Os with the Bros by Xs and Os editor @rodofdisaster. This feature represents a basic attempt to dive deeper into the game of football, learn something about the X’s and O’s that make it go, and better appreciate the games within the game. It’s called Xs and Os with the Bros because you don’t have to be a player, coach, or rocket surgeon...
With the NFL reaching an agreement with the officials to return to refereeing the league, it has kind of gotten lost in the shuffle that there is an actual game tonight. And at first glance, you’d think any match up consisting of the Ravens, who look like rue Super Bowl contenders in the early going, facing off against the hapless Cleveland Browns would be a pushover. But there...