Bernie Kosar says Johnny Manziel is blowing him off

News surrounding Johnny Manziel hasn’t been great in recent times, and this story is no different. Bernie Kosar has reached out to Manziel in hopes of helping him, but Manziel has not returned Kosar’s messages. “I’m embarrassed to even tell you how many times I tried,” Kosar told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. “I have tried to call him directly 18 different ways. If he...
Via The Comeback
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Pic: Bernie Kosar’s first start with the Browns was 30 years ago

As we ready ourselves for another Cleveland Browns football season, it was interesting to see a picture that Darren Rovell of ESPN posted to Twitter. Rovell incorrectly states that it was 30 years ago “today” that Bernie Kosar started for the Browns, but it’s close enough for rock ‘n roll, as they say. Bernie started his first game for the Browns on October 13, 1985. The...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kosar: Browns front office 'makes me want to throw up'

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar had some strong words for the organization after a brutal shutout loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Kosar said that the organization’s front office is “uneducated”, and that the team’s struggles this season “makes me want to throw up”. “They don’t know how to lead and organize and set a culture for doing...
Via This Given Sunday
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio: Bernie Kosar goes scorched earth on Browns front office

According to one Bernie Kosar, it wasn’t Johnny Manziel or the horrid defense that was to blame for the team’s 30-0 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals; it was the “uneducated” front office. “They don’t know how to lead and organize and set a culture for doing what you have to do to play winning NFL football,” Kosar said in an interview with WTAM 1100. Kosar said that he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar is claiming concussions caused his firing

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Browns removed Bernie Kosar from their preseason telecasts on WKYC-TV in Cleveland. Kosar has fired back, claiming that his removal was due to a slurred speech impairment that was caused by several concussions sustained during his years playing in the NFL. A statement from Brooke Spectorsky, president and general manager of WKYC claimed that the reason...
Via Awful Announcing
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Did concussions cause Bernie Kosar to lose his job as preseason commentator?

Cleveland’s favorite quarterback, Bernie Kosar, is officially out as the team’s preseason color commentator, and he says it’s because of concussions. “I believe that the decision stems from my slurred speech impairment, which is a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL.” Brooke Spectorsky, WKYC president and general manager, stresses that...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar: Concussions cost me my broadcasting job

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was informed on Thursday that he will no longer be the color analyst for the Browns’ preseason games. Kosar, who has been calling preseason games alongside play-by-play man Jim Donovan since 2006, is being replaced by CBS analyst Solomon Wilcots. Why? Kosar believes he lost his job as a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2014  |  1 Comment

Kosar replies to ouster, asks team to reconsider

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar issued a statement in response to his ouster as the analyst for Browns preseason games on WKYC. "I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland Browns and WKYC that I have been replaced as a 2014 preseason game day color commentator.  I believe that this decision stems from my slurred speech impairment, which is a direct result of the many concussions...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns replace Bernie on broadcast

The NFL will announce their 2014 schedule later this evening, but the Browns made an announcement regarding their preseason broadcast team on the television side this afternoon.   Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been replaced by veteran commentator Solomon Wilcots as the analyst for the games according to a release put out by the Browns. The release stated the changes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kosar out of television booth for preseason Browns games

The Browns released a statement on Wednesday evening regarding the preseason schedule and the broadcast team on the coverage. Jim Donovan will be joined in the television broadcast booth by Solomon Wilcots for color commentary this year, meaning former QB and fan favorite Bernie Kosar is out of the booth. “The Browns and WKYC are revamping their broadcast team, welcoming veteran...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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