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Was Sunday Pat Shurmur's best coaching job of the season? Have the Browns found something in Chris Ogbannaya? Plain Dealer Browns beat writer Tony Grossi answered those questions and more in his weekly podcast.
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The Cleveland Browns have made 18 trips to the red zone this season, Pat Shurmur now wants to have more production when the Browns get to the red zone. I say are you kidding me? The Browns have played 9 football games this season. 9 football games amounts to 36 quarters of football and the Cleveland Browns have only gotten to the red zone 18 times.
First off how bad is the Shurmur...
Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur has ruled out bruising running back Peyton Hills for this weekend's game against the AFC North rival Cincinnati Bengals.
Hillis, who is nursing a hamstring injury, will miss his sixth consecutive game and seventh of the season.
Shurmur admitted that he remains "hopeful" that Hillis could return at some point this season.
If yesterday’s win over the Jaguars proved anything at all it is that Browns fans are very reasonable. I know I have been preaching patience all season, much to the chagrin of many. I have been very critical of Pat Shurmur’s offense, but when my conclusion turns to, “But they still have time to figure it out” a lot of you would groan and get mad at me. I understand...
BEREA, OhioDespite scoring two touchdowns and getting the win over the Jaguars, Pat Shurmur said he's seeing improvement in the offense, in general.
"Generally, we were pretty efficient," Shurmur said. "I thought the line played very well together. It was one of their best games. I think Shawn Lauvao played one of his best games and Tony Pashos did too. I thought...
Yesterday Pat Shurmur and The Cleveland Browns announced that Peyton Hillis will not play this Sunday when the Browns travel to Cincinnati to play the Bengals. Being Monday and Hillis having a hamstring injury it seems a bit unusual the Browns would already count Hillis out seeing how Hillis still has 6 days to get ready for the game. Shurmur has said a hamstring injury is an...
“[Colt] reconfirmed for me that he’s a tough guy and he’s a battler … It feels to me like he’s not reeling as much.” – Pat Shurmur
“Our offensive coordinator calls the plays. I can’t speak to his thinking.” – Jack Del Rio
“It changes the whole attitude, gives you a new energy, makes you excited to go back to work.” – Joe Haden
The Browns may not be one of the elite teams in the NFL. They are certainly one of the most dramatic.
Cleveland's 14-10 win on Sunday came down to the final snap and wasn't decided until a pass by the Jaguars fell incomplete in the Browns' end zone. As the last seconds unfolded, several players couldn't watch while others closed their eyes and prayed. First-year...
Pat Shurmur saw an "efficient" performance by Browns offense Sunday.