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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 appreciate the games within the game. It’s called “Xs and Os with the Bros” because you don’t have to be a former player or coach or a rocket surgeon to get something out of taking a close look at a football play, so please enjoy the post and the discussion in the comments. Alright, here’s Rod, or actually first this week, Rich Gannon:
“I hate the call, first and foremost…” – Rich Gannon, calling last Sunday’s Browns/Ravens game for CBS
“There, it’s four down territory, you’re a 4-10 team…” — Gannon
“These guys have to understand that situation. You’ve got guys standing around.” – Gannon again
“That’s on the play-caller…” — Gannon
You’ll often hear that most NFL games come down to the outcome of
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Shurmur is asked numerous questions about quarterback Colt McCoy, who remains sidelined with a concussion. Browns coach also talks about Josh Cribbs, Joe Thomas, Seneca Wallace, Tony Pashos, the Pittsburgh Steelers and James Harrison.
According to Marty Gitlin of CBSSports.com, Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy remains sidelined due to a concussion he suffered a few weeks ago against the Steelers. Seneca Wallace will likely get the start in place of McCoy and since this is the last game of the season for the Browns, it’s safe to say McCoy [...]
Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy continues to recover from a concussion and could be cleared to practice this week. He has already missed games against the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens after suffering the concussion against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 8.
While it is possible that McCoy could be cleared to play this week as the Browns prepare for a rematch with...
Cleveland Browns fans have stuck themselves between a rock and a hard place.
Everyone is afraid to draft a quarterback with a high first round pick given all the needs they have at other positions. But at the same time, pretty much everyone is coming to the conclusion, that while Colt McCoy would benefit from better players around him, his upside isn’t high enough to get you to...
Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur says he still hasn't ruled out quarterback Colt McCoy for Sunday's season-finale against the Steelers.
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“Two plays to get five yards and the Browns netted zero. Naturally, part of the reason for the offense’s inability to get the first down was because the Ravens defense...
Mike Prisuta warns the Steelers that they'd better play all of their medically cleared players because the Cleveland Browns won't be pushovers Sunday.