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Browns would prefer one of their backs to take control of job

The Browns are deep enough at running back that they withstood an injury to their free agent starter, and still ran well with a pair of rookies. But when Ben Tate returned, that meant chopping up the workload among three of them. That’s caused them to wonder about their ability to get into a rhythm, but offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan had an easy solution to the problem. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tate Runs For Just 36 Yards vs. Jags

Browns running back Ben Tate was one of the most disappointing fantasy players in Week 7.Fantasy Spin:Tate had 202 yards and two touchdowns in his last two games, so to run for only 36 yards on 16 carries against Jacksonville is a huge bust. The Browns did not score a touchdown.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate-Led Cleveland Browns Running Back Trio Making Case for NFL’s Best

Ben Tate led the Cleveland Browns on Sunday with 25 grinding carries for 78 yards and two touchdowns in their rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not to be outdone, Browns’ running back Isaiah “The Crow” Crowell was fed the ball 11 times, contributing some big yardage plays and another touchdown as the two backs combined […] The post Ben Tate-Led Cleveland Browns Running Back...
Via Browns Beat
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: 5 keys to beating the Steelers

The Cleveland Browns are coming off the largest road comeback win in NFL history, but all eyes are looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers now.  A 2-2 record is a nice start for the Browns, but head coach Mike Pettine will want his team to finish the job against the Steelers and get some real momentum going.  The Browns are slight favorites right now, and they’re looking to capitalize...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Fantasy Value of Ben Tate Moving Forward?

via numberFire The Cleveland Browns signed Ben Tate this off-season to be their workhorse back. After being behind Arian Foster for years in Houston, Tate finally had a chance to prove himself. And fantasy owners rejoiced. Tate was expected to be a top-30 back, barring injury, especially as the Browns were going to run the ball a lot with Josh Gordon suspended for a large portion...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate dominates the workload in return (Week 5 AFC touches and targets review)

Touches and Targets Week 5: Cleveland Browns - In his return to the field, Ben Tate played 50 of 78 snaps and ran well. He picked up 123 yards on 22 carries, forcing seven missed tackles along the way. With a long of 15, it wasn’t as if his numbers were inflated by a big gain. Instead, Tate tore off chunks all day in a system that he fits well. Isaiah Crowell (six carries) and...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate officially active versus Titans

Cleveland Browns Ben Tate is active for Sunday’s game at Tennessee having missed the last two games with a knee injury he sustained in Week 1. Tate expressed some worry about his knee on Friday, but he will start Sunday against the Titans, per multiple reports. Back-up running back (and cult favorite) Isaiah Crowell’s workload will depend largely on how much Tate can handle...
Via Waiting For Next Year
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns’ Ben Tate Returning to Starting Lineup is Not a Problem

Ben Tate returning to the starting running back position gives the Cleveland Browns offense all the ammunition it needs—well, until Josh Gordon returns after Week 10. Tate was back on the practice field Tuesday and will resume his role as the team’s No. 1 back after missing two weeks with a sprained knee, coach Mike […] The post Cleveland Browns’ Ben Tate Returning to Starting...
Via Browns Beat
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ben Tate be the Browns top choice when healthy?

Running the football seems to be the most important thing to Mike Pettine whether we’re talking about doing it on offense, or defending it on defense. During his Monday meeting with the local press, both topics were at the forefront of conversation. One of the biggest questions for the Cleveland Browns in the face of their emerging rookie runners is what it all means for Ben Tate...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate says his injury isn’t serious

One of the major offseason acquisitions for the Cleveland Browns this year was signing Ben Tate to a two-year, $6.2 million deal. With their quarterback situation up in the air it’s expected that the Browns offense will rely heavily on Tate’s legs this season. Sunday Tate played his first real game in Cleveland and made quite a first impression. He ran for 41 yards on just six...
Via cover32 - Browns
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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