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Heroes, Old Coats, and What It Means to be a Browns Fan

It’s late on Saturday night. The Browns play the Houston Texans tomorrow at one at FirstEnergy Stadium. They’re in first place. They have a shot at going seven and freaking three.1 I’m going the game. It’s going to be cold. I’m getting my gear ready. I just tried on the coat that I’m going to wear. I had never worn it before. I chose this coat for a couple reasons. Most...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Cleveland Browns Need to Treat Johnny Manziel Like Aaron Rodgers

Since Bernie Kosar relinquished the reins of the beleaguered Cleveland Browns organization, the team has struggled to find a permanent fixture under center at what is now First Energy Stadium. The list of names ranges from high first-round picks, to third rounders with “great upsid,” to downright comical options that have only caused the belittlement of the team over the years...
Via Buckeye State Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Talking About Clay Matthews: Reliving Yesteryear

Ryan is a younger guy at work who loves the Cleveland Browns. He’s a little immature, and just a bit of a nerd. Not too backwards, however, to preclude a solid shot at growing up by the time he decides he’d like to find a nice woman to settle down with. I like the guy. He reminds me a lot of myself from back in the day. It doesn’t hurt that he agrees with several of the opinions...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 1984 Browns: A Bridge Between Eras

“No man ever steps in the same river twice.” — Heroclitus of Ephesus “I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed.” — George Carlin  “Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain)” — David Bowie Changes often occur on a football team. Eras, however, are typically defined when something noteworthy happens over time. Positive production of a...
Via Waiting For Next Year
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Bernie Kosar’s Divorce Drive Daughter Sara To Do Porn?

  Sports on Earth, the site that media nerds thought was dead last week after USA Today took a chainsaw to the staff,...
Via Busted Coverage
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar Tweets Magnificent Photo Of Cleveland’s Majestic Skyline

This is perfect. Former Browns quarterback unintentionally summed up Cleveland perfectly in one glorious Tweet showcasing the incredible view from a boat in Cleveland. What a view from water of Cleve pic.twitter.com/IdzkzNsnQa — Bernard Kosar (@BernieKosarQB) July 25, 2014 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New Book Blames Bernie Kosar’s Post-Retirement Issues on Browns

The often sad and curious case of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar continues. After being removed of his duties as the Browns preseason analyst due to what was perceived to be unfair on-air criticism of  a St. Louis Rams backup quarterback last summer, a new book is indicating that Kosar’s slurred speech and other off-field issues are a result of painkillers the...
Via Sportsnaut
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar impressed with Cutler and Trestman

Former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar was once a pupil of current Bears head coach Marc Trestman. The two spent time together in the 1980s at the University of Miami. Kosar visited the Bears’ OTAs last week and had nothing but kind words to say about quarterback Jay Cutler. “He’s definitely a student of the game and he’s probably one of his harshest critics,” Kosar said....
Via cover32 - Bears
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie and Da Bears: Kosar makes nod to Marino in praising Cutler

Browns icon Bernie Kosar made a stop at Chicago Bears practice Wednesday and had plenty of positives for Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Kosar, wearing an orange T-shirt emblazoned with "Bears" across the front rather than the "Browns" to which many fans are accustomed, shared his thoughts with Bears quarterbacks. From reporters who were there, Kosar mostly...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar says Jay Cutler reminds his of Dan Marino in the huddle

Today the Chicago Bears had Bernie Kosar the former Cleveland Browns QB at their practice to observe organized team activity from the field and offered pointers throughout the workout to starter Jay Cutler and the four other reserve quarterbacks currently on the offseason roster. “You can see the camaraderie and the family-type atmosphere they have […] The post Bernie Kosar...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Austin to wear No. 19 with Bernie Kosar’s permission

WKYC and the Cleveland Browns may not value Bernie Kosar’s thoughts these days, but that didn’t stop the recently acquired Miles Austin from reaching out to the local legend. Austin, who wore No. 19 in seven of his eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, will reportedly wear it in Cleveland as Tom Reed of the Northeast Ohio Media Goup confirms that Austin reached out to the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar is claiming concussions caused his firing

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Browns removed Bernie Kosar from their preseason telecasts on WKYC-TV in Cleveland. Kosar has fired back, claiming that his removal was due to a slurred speech impairment that was caused by several concussions sustained during his years playing in the NFL. A statement from Brooke Spectorsky, president and general manager of WKYC claimed that the reason...
Via Awful Announcing
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Did concussions cause Bernie Kosar to lose his job as preseason commentator?

Cleveland’s favorite quarterback, Bernie Kosar, is officially out as the team’s preseason color commentator, and he says it’s because of concussions. “I believe that the decision stems from my slurred speech impairment, which is a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL.” Brooke Spectorsky, WKYC president and general manager, stresses that...
Via cover32 - Browns
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar: Concussions cost me my broadcasting job

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was informed on Thursday that he will no longer be the color analyst for the Browns’ preseason games. Kosar, who has been calling preseason games alongside play-by-play man Jim Donovan since 2006, is being replaced by CBS analyst Solomon Wilcots. Why? Kosar believes he lost his job as a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bernie Kosar blames losing his broadcasting gig on a disability

Yesterday the Cleveland Browns announced that Solomon Wilcots will replace former Cleveland Brown great Bernie Kosar. Kosar was very good at breaking down the play to play calls.  Kosar then stated he felt the reason he was kicked out of the spot was because of his speech impairment. “I believe that this decision stems from […] The post Bernie Kosar blames losing his broadcasting...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar responds to being replaced, cites concussions for ‘slurred speech’

Yesterday the Browns and WKYC announced that Bernie Kosar would no longer be the color commentator for Browns preseason games on WKYC.  Today, Kosar–by way of Mary Hipp at ThinkMediaStudios–responded.  They’re none too happy, it would seem. I’ll let him tell you: I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland Browns and WKYC that I have been replaced as a 2014 preseason game...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar Says Concussions Cost Him His Broadcasting Job

Bernie Kosar will no longer be doing play-by-play for the Cleveland Browns and he’s blaming it on all the hits he took in the NFL.  The former Browns great told Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain Dealer that concussions suffered during his NFL career have resulted in his losing his job as the team’s color analyst for preseason games. “I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar Says Concussions Cost Him His Broadcasting Job

Bernie Kosar will no longer be doing play-by-play for the Cleveland Browns and he’s blaming it on all the hits he took in the NFL.  The former Browns great told Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain Dealer that concussions suffered during his NFL career have resulted in his losing his job as the team’s color analyst for preseason games. “I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland...
Via Thacover2
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kosar replies to ouster, asks team to reconsider

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar issued a statement in response to his ouster as the analyst for Browns preseason games on WKYC. "I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland Browns and WKYC that I have been replaced as a 2014 preseason game day color commentator.  I believe that this decision stems from my slurred speech impairment, which is a direct result of the many...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns replace Bernie on broadcast

The NFL will announce their 2014 schedule later this evening, but the Browns made an announcement regarding their preseason broadcast team on the television side this afternoon.   Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been replaced by veteran commentator Solomon Wilcots as the analyst for the games according to a release put out by the Browns. The release stated the changes...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kosar out of television booth for preseason Browns games

The Browns released a statement on Wednesday evening regarding the preseason schedule and the broadcast team on the coverage. Jim Donovan will be joined in the television broadcast booth by Solomon Wilcots for color commentary this year, meaning former QB and fan favorite Bernie Kosar is out of the booth. “The Browns and WKYC are revamping their broadcast team, welcoming veteran...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cleveland Browns QB Bernie Kosar Had A Rough DUI Arrest

Bernie, Bernie, Bernie. Just hope you weren’t sweating as much as you were explaining how much your life has gone…
Via COED
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar at DUI stop gave cops credit cards as his ID

When we posted about Bernie Kosar pleading not guilty to DUI charges on Monday, we noted that he actually looked somewhat sober in his mug shot. Well it turns out he was actually pretty wasted. Kosar was pulled over for doing 74 mph in a 50-mph zone on Sunday morning. He refused a breathalyzer and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar Told Police During Arrest He Couldn’t Do Field Sobriety Test Because His Offense Line ‘Couldn’t Block’

Drunk driving is no laughing matter, but apparently Bernie Kosar has no problem making jokes about it. The former Cleveland Browns great was arrested for an OVI (Operating a Vehicle while Impaired) — Ohio’s version of a DUI — over the weekend. Kosar was pulled over around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday morning and given a series of field sobriety tests, during one of which he felt the...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar told cops he couldn't take field sobriety test because 'he had a lot of surgeries on his knees and ankles because his line couldn’t block.'

Bernie Kosar told cops he couldn't pass the stand on one leg portion of his field sobriety test because 'he had a lot of surgeries on his knees and ankles because his line couldn’t block.' [Busted Coverage] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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