Flashback Friday: The 1984 Orange Bowl, the Fumblerooski and going for two

On Saturday, two storied programs will meet in a game that isn’t widely anticipated. #24 Nebraska will host Miami in a game that would have likely been for all the marbles in the 80s and 90s. Now it’s just another game on the docket. Let’s travel back to a time when this game meant everything…. The year was 1983 and under Tom Osborne, Nebraska was destroying their competition...
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A look at last 5 games between Miami and Nebraska

Miami and Nebraska have played 10 times in football, with each team winning five games. The last five meetings have been in bowl games, and four decided national championships. Here's what happened: 1984 Orange Bowl - Miami 31, Nebraska 30. No. 1 Nebraska showed up as a 10 1/2-point favorite. No. 5 Miami was in its first bowl in 33 years. Freshman QB Bernie Kosar got the Hurricanes...
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A closing that may affect your tailgate and a new game review …While We’re Waiting

You may not have heard, but the pedestrian bridge under the shoreway will not be open during Browns games this season. That is not good news for those that choose to park south of the stadium. Here's a map from the City of Cleveland concerning the shutdown of the pedestrian bridge to @FEStadium this season — Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) August 18...
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August 20, 2014  |  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,...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 28: What If Bernie Kosar Stayed In School?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. In 1985, Bernie Kosar was such a hot commodity that the Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings basically went to war over him. Knowing that...
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August 08, 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 — Bernard Kosar (@BernieKosarQB) July 25, 2014 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New book blames Kosar’s slurred speech on oxycodone from Browns

Bernie Kosar slurs his words because: He has post-concussion syndrome. He refused to wear a mouthpiece as a Browns and Miami Dolphins quarterback and suffered severe dental injuries. He has a drinking problem. The Browns kept him on the playing field with doses of the addictive pain-killer oxycodone (trade name, oxycontin; street name, oxy, OC, O). The latter is...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Kosar impressed with Cutler, Bears react to World Cup and Mannelly retires

The Bears had minicamp this week. It was their last tuneup before training camp begins next month. Here’s what you might have missed in the rewind. Don’t forget to look out for the national rewind tomorrow.   Bears players react to the USA World Cup win. (Read) Is Chris Conte done? (Read) Bernie Kosar is impressed with Jay Cutler and Marc Trestman. (Read) Patrick Mannelly retires...
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June 21, 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....
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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...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar: Jay Cutler Is Really Impressive

Posted to Chicago BearsBernie Kosar may have an interest to get into coaching, so he came to watch Marc Trestman with the Chicago Bears at practice Wednesday. “Coach Trestman was kind of my mentor,” Kosar said. “Having time to come out and watch the (Bears’ organized team activities) and spend some time with him is great.” Kosar had some great things to say about Jay Cutler...
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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...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Kosar another reason why no one respects Browns

Hey! I may be overreacting just a tad bit but I have to be honest Bernie Kosar letting Miles Austin wear his number bothers me. This franchise has been through a lot to say the least, one of the bright spots was Kosar's play. Kosar was one of the last quarterback to actually play well for this franchise. Being a fan favorite instantly because he is from Youngstown Ohio, he set...
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May 20, 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...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Around The Pound – Vince Young, Bernie Kosar, and Phil Taylor.

The Cleveland Browns signed two Quarterbacks this week and immediately sent fans into a frenzy in the belief that their draft plans will change accordingly. The signing of Vince Young & Tyler Thigpen did increase the number of Quarterbacks currently on the roster to 4, and I suppose it would be a natural assumption that the Browns would subsequently use their number 4 pick on...
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May 04, 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...
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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...
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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 […]
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April 25, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bernie Kosar believes Concussions led to losing TV job

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was informed Wednesday that he would no longer be part of the team’s pre-season broadcasting crew. On Thursday, Kosar came out and blamed the reason for his firing on concussions he suffered while a player in the National Football League. Fired Cleveland Browns broadcaster and former player Bernie Kosar. Kosar made a statement to...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kosar Bumped From Browns Broadcasts, Blames Concussions

((HT: WKYC-TV))The Cleveland Browns decided who their broadcast crew was going to be for the pre-season team and it wasn't going to include former QB Bernie Kosar...Here's the WKYC station release welcoming Solomon Wilcots...“We welcome Solomon and are excited to look further into additional opportunities to continue to engage Bernie with our fans. We want Browns fans to...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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