Found September 11, 2013 on Fantasy Sports Locker Room:

The final numbers tell one part of the story, but, fantasy football is a game of volume. Knowing in a given week who is going to get the looks and in what situations can help you make important lineup decisions, touches and targets on a weekly basis play as big a role as the name on the back of the jersey. Trent Richardson carried the ball 13 times for 47 yards, another sub 4.0 YPC effort. However, when taking into account how poorly Cleveland’s line played against Miami it was actually a fairly strong effort. He made 8 would be tacklers miss and ranked highest, by a wide margin, in PFF’s ‘elusiveness rating’ which measures, essentially, how a back fares without help from his blockers. 


Rob Chudzinski defends not running Trent Richardson more in 2nd half

Coach Rob Chudzinski defended the Browns' decision to run Trent Richardson only five times in the second half of Sunday's 23-10 loss to the Dolphins He netted only 14 yards and averaged 2.8 yards per carry after the break. It was a dramatic departure from the opening drive when Richardson gashed the Dolphins for 26 yards on four carries and a 6.5-yard average including...

Cleveland Browns Film Room: Game 1, What the heck happened? Part 2

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It was October of 2006 when Dennis Green lost it in a press conference and uttered – excuse me, screamed – those timeless words, “They are who we thought they were!” He was talking about the Chicago Bears after his Arizona Cardinals team blew a 20-point home lead to them on Monday Night Football, but, after watching the hapless Cleveland Browns bumble their way to a season...

Browns sign RB Dennis Johnson to the practice squad

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Will Burge talks WKNR, Stand-up comedy, Bleacher Report and Browns – WFNY Podcast – 2013-09-12

I wanted to talk to Will Burge about life after WKNR and also the latest on the Cleveland Browns. It was a really nice chat about that and Master Pizza and everything else. Leaving WKNR Will Burge trying stand up comedy Stand up comedy is a writing gig more than a performance gig BleacherReport and 92.3 the Fan The “radio rivalry” between sports stations in Cleveland Oneil Cousins...

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden calls Sports Illustrated report “comical”

I’ve read the first story that came out and literally I laughed throughout the entire thing. It’s comical for a lot of reasons and I won’t take a lot of time to go through the whole deal, but obviously it’s dealing more with before I got there. First of all, clean slate, I didn’t take any money or do anything like that. That wasn’t the issue. It all happened before I...

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As the sun was setting over the western end zone of M&T Bank Stadium last Thursday, I was standing on the mid-field emblem—a script B and an R married with the two flags which ensconce the helmets of the Big Ten-bound Terrapins—along with roughly a dozen other individuals. The stadium, 71,000 purple seats and two end zone jumbotrons, was completely empty. Somewhat eerie in...

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I thought the Browns would be competitive with the Dolphins on the strength of their front 7 and their offensive line, but Brandon Weeden’s poor performance made that impossible, as he completed 26 of 53 for 289 yards, 1 touchdown, and 3 interceptions. Their secondary also did not look good. Joe Haden was great as always, shutting down Mike Wallace, but Haden’s value is minimized...

NFL Rumor: Barkevious Mingo cleared for contact, could play Sunday

ESPN’s Ed Werder reports this morning that Cleveland Browns’ first round draft pick Barkevious Mingo had been cleared to resume contact drills. Source says Browns LB Barkevious Mingo medically cleared for contact. Should practice and make NFL debut after bruised lung preseason — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 11, 2013 Mingo has been sidelined since the second preseason...

Trent Richardson shocked he didn’t play more on third down

The Cleveland Browns don’t have too many standouts on offense, but Trent Richardson is one of their best weapons. Richardson rushed for 950 yards and 11 touchdowns last season, and he caught 51 passes for 367 yards and a touchdown. Richardson is fast, super strong and a good receiver. You would think all of those […]

Weeden calls Oklahoma State allegations 'comical'

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden called Sports Illustrated's allegations of widespread corruption within Oklahoma State's football program ''comical'' and said one of the magazine's reporters has an agenda against the school. Weeden, who set numerous records at Oklahoma State from 2008-11, said he ''literally laughed out loud'' while...

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at Boom. “Browns fans deserve more than Standard Generic Stadium, and they know it...

Colorado Weed Dispensary is Selling That Peyton Manning (Photo)

A lot of athletes feel that they’ve made it when they finally hear their name mentioned in a hip hop song. What happens when you get a form of cannibis named after you.  Yea we make joke about Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden and smoking on that Weeden, but he’s not official. Peyton Manning is. Next Impulse Sports via Peter Burns is reporting that a Colorado marijuana dispensary...

Browns QB Weeden says he never took money at Oklahoma State, rips SI report that alleges others did

The Browns hope quarterback Brandon Weeden attacks the Baltimore Ravens Sunday with the type of ferocity he displayed today while ripping Sports Illustrated’s in-depth report about his alma mater Oklahoma State University and one of the magazine’s writers. The report alleges that from 2001-2011 some Oklahoma State players were paid for their performance on the field as part...

Cleveland Browns Game One: Winners and Losers

Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers. The Browns hit the field Sunday, which means one of my favorite weekly features is back. That’s right it is time for another Monday morning round of Winners and Losers. You know the routine. I will give you a head start with a few of my winners and losers...
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