How Hue Jackson Is Rebuilding The Browns

Backstory After their dominance throughout the '40s and '50s with coach Paul Brown, quarterback Otto Graham, and beloved fullback Jim Brown, the Cleveland Browns sunk into oblivion, failing to win a Super Bowl since the game’s establishment. Not only has the team never won the big game, they’ve also never played in it.  In 1995, the Browns franchise was relocated to Baltimore...
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Ten teams flush with cash that can crush NFL free agency

Championship teams are primarily built through the draft, but NFL free agency often tips the balance of power in favor of teams that know how to take advantage of their opportunities.Heading into the 2017 season, there are many teams with a glut of cash to spend. Not all of them have the same kind of pull, however. For instance, the New England Patriots (who surprisingly have a...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns announce cuts to ticket prices next season

The Cleveland Browns organization has announced a reduction in tickets prices next season in several sections at FirstEnergy Stadium.All told, ticket prices will see a 40 percent price-cut heading into next season, per a release from Browns team spokesman Peter John-Baptiste.“We are incredibly grateful for the passion and support we receive from our fans and felt it was appropriate...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to release QB Josh McCown

Now that the NFL season has concluded, teams are preparing themselves for free agency next month. It’s a never-ending cycle for the decision-makers around the league. It also doesn’t come with much of a rest.For the Cleveland Browns, that’s magnified even further. Coming off a 2016 campaign that saw the team win a grand total of one game, there’s a whole heck of a lot of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson not interested in Browns being on ‘Hard Knocks’

Flush with the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and coming off a one-win season, the Cleveland Browns seem to be the perfect fit for HBO’s annual show “Hard Knocks” that follows around a team during training camp.Unfortunately for the cable station and the NFL, Browns head coach Hue Jackson isn’t interested in his team being featured on the show.“Oh, my God. I...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Browns should draft pass rusher with top pick

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas said Thursday that the Browns should use the No. 1 overall pick in the draft on a pass rusher rather than a quarterback.Thomas has never missed a game in his 10-year career and he’s been a Pro Bowler every year, so while the final decision isn’t his, his voice might carry some weight.“I think you’ve got to be careful reaching for a quarterback...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: It’s ‘premature’ to discuss RG3's future with Browns

Hue Jackson understands the onus is on him to help develop and groom a franchise quarterback. But the Cleveland Browns head coach insisted it’s “premature” to assume Robert Griffin III can’t fill that role.A brutal 1-15 season in Jackson’s first year has landed the Browns the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Conventional wisdom suggests the Browns use the pick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns owner praises Hue Jackson, talks about rebuilding

Despite watching his team go 1-15 this year, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has no plans to ax head coach Hue Jackson. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. After Cleveland lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime on Sunday, 27-24, Haslam gave Jackson a vote of confidence. “Really pleased with Hue and really pleased with our personnel group,” Haslam said outside the visitors’...
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January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: Browns will play to win even if it costs them No. 1 pick

The Cleveland Browns have no intention of tanking, even if they could clinch the No. 1 overall pick in doing so. The Browns would lose the No. 1 pick in April’s NFL Draft to the San Francisco 49ers if the Browns win at Pittsburgh and the 49ers lose at home against Seattle. That thought, however, has not crossed coach Hue Jackson’s mind. “It doesn’t. It can’t,” said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Browns ownership vows to stay the course in meeting

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is prepared to suffer through a potential 0-16 season while holding firm to the decisions he’s made. Haslam, wife Dee, and most of the Browns’ leadership – including coach Hue Jackson – recently spoke at a staff meeting for all team employees designed to boost morale, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. In the meeting, Haslam...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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