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Browns’ Leon McFadden prepares for battle at cornerback

Now Browns cornerback Leon McFadden knows how Buster Skrine feels. The Browns’ former regime drafted McFadden in the third round out of San Diego State in 2013 to challenge cornerback Skrine. A groin injury in training camp kept McFadden from challenging Skrine. He missed the first two preseason games in 2013 before returning in the third preseason game against the Indianapolis...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns new defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil loves what he is seeing from DB Buster Skrine he could be the starter over Gilbert.

Cleveland Browns defensive back Buster Skrine, started to show progress last season. Apparently, Skrine has continued to build through the naturally occurring maturing process of playing in the NFL. O’Neil has nothing but great things to say about Skrine. Many thought Skrine would be out of a job, once the team used their first pick in this years draft on Gilbert. O’Neil says...
Via Streaming Sports Talk
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reign on Spotlight Player of the Week: Buster Skrine

As a local market representative and league manager of one of 16 teams invited to be a part of Crown Royal’s inaugural Fantasy Football League dubbed “First and Crown,” I will be using this spot every Sunday before the Browns kick off against their respective opponent to tell you who we’ll be watching during this week’s contest. This Week’s Spotlight: Buster Skrine,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Haden’s accolades are overshadowing the solid play of Buster Skrine this season.

Week in and week out we hear about how good Joe Haden is, well he is good. But he isn’t doing it all alone this season. Buster Skrine has stepped up big this season. His stats are better than Haden’s and he is finally turning into the cornerback the Browns hoped he would be. In almost every stat kept for a defensive back Skrine’s numbers this season are better than Haden...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Buster Skrine added to Browns’ injury report

Cleveland defensive back Buster Skrine was added to the injury report with an undisclosed shoulder injury. He was listed as a limited participant. DE Jabaal Sheard was also added Thursday with an illness, but also was a full participant in practice. Thursday’s full report: - G Shaun Lavauo (ankle) did not participate in practice - DL Desmond Bryant (back) limited participation...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Skrine trying to earn starting cornerback spot for Browns

BEREA, Ohio -- One of the biggest questions the entire offseason was who would be the starting cornerback opposite Joe Haden in the Browns secondary. The Browns chose to sign unrestricted free agent cornerback Chris Owens. They tried hard to sign Brent Grimes but were unsuccessful. They drafted cornerback Leon McFadden in the third round in the April draft. NFL Network analyst Mike...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Grossi: Biggest Browns offseason surprise could be Buster Skrine

Everyone knows that the Browns biggest question mark heading into the 2013 season is the secondary. The cornerback position in particular is deep in question, with several unproven players vying to be paired with Joe Haden as a starter. One of these guys is going to have to step forward and make a name for himself. According to ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi, there has been one player...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Does Buster Skrine Belong In A Browns Uniform & A Look Into The MMA With Bobby Friend Next CS360 Show

The Cleveland Browns just picked up the teams second win in a row despite a host of mistakes by Cleveland Corner-Back Buster Skrine. The one mistake that Skrine made that was completely UN-called for was his hit on a defenseless kick return man who was calling for a fair catch. Correct me if I am wrong, I thought they taught players in high school or even Jr. high school not to hit...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL News: Skrine, Cooper more involved in Thursday’s practice

Some positive news from today’s Browns practice: cornerback Buster Skrine and wide receiver Josh Cooper each saw increased reps as they battle their respective injuries. Skrine (concussion) was a limited participant Thursday after not practicing on Wednesday. Cooper (knee) was a full participant after being limited the day before. In other notable injury news, Joe Haden (olbique...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 22, 2012  |  1 Comment

Browns believe Buster Skrine could develop into a starting caliber player

According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Browns believe 2011 6th round pick Buster Skrine could develop into a starting caliber player. Skrine played sparingly as the Browns’ 4th cornerback as a rookie, but could be ticketed for a bigger role in 2012. Sheldon Brown is currently penciled in as the starter opposite Joe Haden, but he is 33 years old and has obviously...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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