Nearly a year later, and we’re finally back with our latest number segment. In the last 358 odd days, a lot has happened—including a certain popular pro football website absconding with our idea. Of course, they actually pay their writers, so they’ve already made it quite a bit further (maybe even all the way) than we have with five numbers in three years…
Of course, our...
5. Milt Plum (1957-1969)
Coming off of a season without Hall Of Famer Otto Graham, the Browns hitched a ride aboard the struggle bus (5-7). Therefore, in 1957 it was evident that the team needed a new signal caller. Insert Penn State legend Milt Plum. Plum wasn’t spectacular, but he definitely got the job done at the least. In his five years with Cleveland, Plum never finished...
In what I can only assume is the biggest sports news of the day, we've added NFL/AAFC box scores with scoring summaries for (almost) every game back to 1922, the first year of the NFL as we know it. Thanks to the combined work of PFRA and our own research, this gives us complete scoring logs for hall of famers like Bronko Nagurski, Ernie Nevers, and Otto Graham as well as box scores...
Lou Groza played for the Cleveland Browns from 1946 to 1967. Taking into account the fact that he didn’t play the 1960 season (to scout for the Browns and to work on his insurance business), he played a total of 21 years. He made more kicks and longer kicks than any placekicker had ever done before, defining the position that we now know today. And did I mention he also played...
NFL.com has developed a “Greatest Quarterback of All-Time” bracket, and only a single Cleveland Brown is on the list – the one and only Otto Graham. As Cleveland faithful, we need to make sure Otto is well-spoken for, and get him to the final rounds, if not farther!
Voting starts later today. To see the full field of competition, CLICK HERE.
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Playoff losing streaks by NFL quarterbacks since 1950, according to STATS:
Consecutive seasons ended with an opening-round playoff loss:
4, Warren Moon, 1991-94
3, Otto Graham, 1951-53
3, Y.A. Tittle, 1961-63
3, Bert Jones, 1975-77
3, Joe Montana, 1985-87
3, Randall Cunningham, 1988-90
3, Andy Dalton, 2011-13
Longest playoff losing streaks overall by a quarterback since...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014
Two of the greatest quarterbacks in professional football history died on the same date, December 17th. We pay tribute to both.