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Punt returns anything but special for this season's Browns

BEREA, Ohio -- Overall, since the Browns returned in 1999, they haven't been very good. However, the Browns have generally been good returning punts, if not excellent. Dennis Northcutt (2000-06) and Joshua Cribbs (2005-12) held the position down for all but the first season back. Cribbs went to the Pro Bowl for his prowess returning punts and kickoffs. However, the torch was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Browns II Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Half of the Browns’ completions and the majority of their passing yards came against Cortez Allen. He was beaten for 31 yards by Travis Benjamin early in the second half. The defense shut […] Steelers vs Browns II Second Half Notes And Observations...
Via Steelers Depot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Cleveland Browns find their way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Usually you have to wait until several years after your career is over until you have a chance to get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. That is, unless you’re Brian Hoyer and Travis Benjamin. Thanks to their historic comeback win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, these two Cleveland Browns will see their jerseys on display at the hall of fame in Canton, Ohio: We're moments...
Via cover32 - Browns
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns' Travis Benjamin plays it safe and late-game field position shifts because of it

Travis Benjamin made one big catch Sunday afternoon. But it was his decision not to try making another on special teams that also proved noteworthy in the Browns' 23-21 loss. In the game's final minutes, Benjamin opted not to field a punt from the Ravens' Sam Koch around the 20-yard line at windswept FirstEnergy Stadium. Instead, the ball bounced and rolled all the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns WR/PR Travis Benjamin out for the season

As if things couldn’t get any worse…. Head Coach Rob Chudzinski announced at his press conference that Wide Receiver and ace punt returner Travis Benjamin has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season. Its a big blow to the Browns special teams who were thriving on punt returns with the speedy Benjamin a threat to take one back every time. The play happened in the third...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns WR Travis Benjamin got fast by chasing rabbits

Cleveland Browns wide receiver/kick returning Travis Benjamin told Browns.com that he got fast by chasing rabbits in  Belle Glade, Florida when they would scatter from the local cane fields. “When you burn the cane, the rabbits are going to scatter out,” Benjamin said. “When you see the rabbits scatter out, you go chase them. I saw a guy catch at least 60 or 70 in a day, and...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Benjamin touts speed, craves opportunity

BEREA, Ohio - Speedy wide receiver Travis Benjamin made a strong but brief first impression in his rookie season with the Cleveland Browns. Benjamin can really fly. Was it last year's offense, durability issues or just inexperience and situation that kept him from flying more often? We might find out this season -- and soon. In the meantime let's find out something else...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden on Travis Benjamin: “He’s stuck out”

Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal wrote a detailed article on the state of the Cleveland Browns wide receiver corps on Monday. Although the piece was mostly about the value of recently acquired Davone Bess, it also featured this stand-out quote from quarterback Brandon Weeden on fellow second-year Travis Benjamin: “Travis had at least as many catches if not more than anybody...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 12, 2013  |  1 Comment

Did Brandon Weeden call the 69-yard TD pass to Travis Benjamin himself?

I noticed an OBR thread linked on Reddit today that wondered if Brandon Weeden called his own play when he fired a laser to Travis Benjamin over the top for a 69-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of the loss to the Redskins. The prior play, Trent Richardson missed an assignment that allowed Brandon Weeden to get blindsided violently. Weeden’s helmet came flying off and the assumption...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Travis Benjamin named AFC Special Teams player of the week

Browns rookie WR Travis Benjamin was named the AFC special teams player of the week the team announced today- “Benjamin returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown during the Browns 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 9. The play marked the longest punt return in Browns history, surpassing the previous record of 92 set by Eric Metcalf in...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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