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QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Washington Redskins

Dating back to their founding in 1932 as the Boston Braves and then relocating in 1935, the Washington Redskins have had 28 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes five Hall of Fame coaches, two Hall of Fame players, and one winner of multiple Super Bowls who also returned to the team for a second stint. How many of the leaders of the Redskins can you name?Clue: Years Active
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

25 elite NFL players who retired early in their careers

Retiring from professional sports is always tough, and the reasons can vary greatly. Sometimes no teams come knocking, other times players move on when they know they can no longer compete and occasionally a player is forced to retire due to injury. But once in a while, a player will exit while still in the prime of his career. The reasons behind this sort of decision also vary from...
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians Finished with the East, Now Head West

September 2, 1948 Like they have all summer, crowds will flood into Cleveland Stadium this Friday, but the fanatics will be cheering for a different team than the Indians for the first time. Otto Graham, Marion Motley and the rest of the defending League Champion Cleveland Browns will open their season against the Los Angeles Dons at the Stadium on Friday, as the Indians continue...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

70 Years Later: The Cleveland Rams’ Epic Farewell… And Return

Considering the lack of intrigue a modern day Cleveland Browns-St. Louis Rams match-up tends to generate, it’s a bit hard to wrap one’s head around the Hollywood-caliber drama that originally intertwined and defined these once proud franchises some seven decades ago. It’s a story that begins chronologically with the Rams, but geographically in Cleveland, and it includes stunning...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McCown: I get it when fans chant for Johnny

Ladies and gentlemen, your all-time Cleveland Browns regular season single-game passing yardage leader: Josh McCown.1 The 36-year-old journeyman threw for 457 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions in the Browns 33-30 win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, leading the Browns to their second win of 2015 and knocking the Ravens down to 1-4. McCown’s performance caught the eye...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5: Cleveland Browns’ Quarterbacks all time

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...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Box scores now back to 1922

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...
Via Sports-Reference
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Team Pick – K/P: The legend of Lou Groza

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...
Via cover32 - Browns
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Best QB of all time bracket – vote for Otto!

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. You may also be interested in:Best...
Via cover32 - Browns
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh: Honoring Two Of The Founding Pigskin Fathers

Two of the greatest quarterbacks in professional football history died on the same date, December 17th. We pay tribute to both.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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