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While We’re Waiting… Arbitration and offensive spending

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “The Browns invested $38.85 million on offensive players, which was the 29th...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting…What does an average quarterback look like?

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “So a couple of things jump out at us here.  First, wow, is Brandon Weeden...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Week 3 Against the Spread Picks

I had an outstanding Week 2, finishing 11-5. It is never bad to start creating separation from the .500 level early in the season. Except, according to the good folks at Yahoo I only went 10-6. Soon after my Jets +12 stone cold lock came through Thursday night, this message came through. I guess they did mess up. Doesn’t the spread change all the time, right up until kickoff?...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns plan on using Richardson … a lot

Trent Richardson’s role as workhorse was never in doubt. After season-ending injuries to Montario Hardesty and Dion Lewis it couldn’t be more obvious. When the Browns cut the roster to 53 on Saturday they kept Chris Ogbonnaya and Brandon Jackson as the only backup running backs. The grouping didn’t last long as Bobby Rainey (5-foot-8 212 pounds) and Dennis Johnson (5-7 196...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns release RB Brandon Jackson, overhaul roster

The Browns continued overhauling their 53-man roster, terminating the contracts of running back Brandon Jackson and Kellen Davis. The team also claimed six players off waivers Sunday while waiving linebacker L.J. Fort, offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann, offensive lineman Jarrod Shaw and fullback Brad Smelley. Cleveland's roster is in flux one week before the season opener...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns Waive Hauptmann, Shaw, Smelley To Get Down to 53

With the six waiver claims from earlier today, the Browns needed to add three more names to the list of released players in tight end Kellen Davis, running back Brandon Jackson, and linebacker L.J. Fort. They came in the form of offensive linemen Jarrod Shaw and Caylin Hauptmann and tight end/back Brad Smelley. Shaw was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee in 2011 and...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cabot: Browns claim center Lewis, linebacker Magee, Waive L.J. Fort, Brandon Jackson

The Browns are unbelievably busy today. Craig already covered the pair of running backs in Bob Rainey and Dennis Johnson being claimed from the Ravens and Texans respectively. Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer also adds that the Browns claimed rookie center Patrick Lewis off waivers from Green Bay and have claimed up to three more players that they have yet to announce. Until we...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Packer Brandon Jackson named #2 RB in Cleveland, behind T-Rich

If you need a running back in deep fantasy football leagues, one to keep an eye could be Brandon Jackson.  Today Rob Chudzinski the head coach of the Browns made it official, naming Brandon Jackson the number two back. “Brandon is a reliable guy,” said coach Rob Chudzinski. “I have no issues with Brandon. Trent […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Officially Out For The Season

Browns halfback Dion Lewis is out for the season. SOURCE: Tony Grossi, ESPN ClevelandFantasy Spin:Lewis suffered a broken leg last weekend versus Detroit. He probably would have been the backup for Trent Richardson if he had stayed healthy. Instead, that honor will go to Brandon Jackson (eight rushes, 54 yards in 2012).
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Preseason Week 2: Fantasy Football Recap

Ravens 23, Falcons 23-Steven Jackson: Look great averaging over five yards per carry even though Jacquizz Rodgers was the RB with the rushing TD.-Julio Jones: Dominated as we expected, three receptions for 55 yards and a TD.-Roddy White: Left the game with an ankle injury, was questionable to return, but didn't come back into action. The Falcons reported earlier this morning...
Via Football Nation
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns sign RB Jamaine Cook

The Cleveland Browns announced Sunday that the team has re-signed undrafted rookie free agent Jamaine Cook. To make room, the team released defensive back Kentrone Walker. Cook was originally signed by the Browns after the draft, and was cut when the team signed Brandon Jackson, and was awarded the rights to Miguel Maysonet after the Eagles waived him on May 21st. Cook is second...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Goes Down with Fractured Fibula

Cleveland running back Dion Lewis, who was the leading candidate to back up Trent Richardson, suffered a fractured fibula in Thursday night's exhibition game against Detroit.Fantasy Spin:That's bad news for the Browns and good news for Brandon Jackson and Montario Hardesty. Jackson is the new favorite to win the backup role and Hardesty might make the final 53-man roster.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns RB Dion Lewis Suffers Fractured Fibula

Mary Kay Cabot reports that Browns RB Dion Lewis suffered a fractured fibula during Thursday’s preseason game against the Lions. Lewis was expected to be the team’s No. 2 running back with Brandon Jackson and Chris Ogbonnaya competing with the for a single roster spot. Montario Hardesty is also dealing with multiple injuries, so there are a lot of question marks behind Trent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Montario Hardesty Suffers Dislocated Thumb

Browns backup running back Montario Hardesty has been diagnosed with a dislocated thumb injury.Fantasy Spin:The oft-injured Hardesty has fallen behind newcomer Dion Lewis who has looked good in training camp. Hardesty is likely now battling with Brandon Jackson for a roster spot as Lewis seems to be the handcuff option for starter Trent Richardson.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Football: How to Handle Handcuffs

Fred JacksonSource: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images North America First of all, alliteration in the title! But more importantly, how do you handle handcuffs? Those that support handcuffing are operating under the simple logic that running backs get hurt a lot, and any running back getting a lot of carries has value. So if one of your starting running backs gets hurt, you have insurance...
Via The Fantasy Fix
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Montario Hardesty Sidelined by Hamstring Injury

Browns backup running back Montario Hardesty is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury that may cause him to lose his spot as No. 2.Fantasy Spin:The oft-injured Hardesty has fallen behind newcomer Dion Lewis who has looked good in training camp. Hardesty is likely now battling with Brandon Jackson for a roster spot.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns RB Brandon Jackson happy to see Pat Shurmur gone

Cleveland Browns running back Brandon Jackson is happy to see Pat Shurmur gone as the team’s head coach. At least that’s what he indicated in response to a fan on Friday. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, during warmups at Browns training camp in Berea, a crowd heckler yelled “Raise your hand if you’re glad [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Take a tour

“While We’re Waiting” serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “Other than his experience (and my personal preferential factor), there is no reason to believe that Brandon Jackson is a lock to be the Browns’ third-down back...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Highly Regarded RB Miguel Maysonet Joins Cleveland

The highly thought of undrafted rookie RB, Miguel Maysonet, joins the Cleveland Browns and an extremely crowded cast of running backs. Currently the Browns have Trent Richardson, Montario Hardesty, Brandon Jackson, Chris Ogbonnaya, Dion Lewis and Owen Marecic. What we learned after Maysonet was waived by the Eagles just a few days ago was that the front office and head coach Chip...
Via FF Locker Room
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign RB Jackson, rookie S Slaughter

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns have signed running back Brandon Jackson to a 1-year contract and rookie safety Jamoris Slaughter to a 4-year deal. Also, the team has released safety Eric Hagg, a seventh-round pick in 2011. Jackson has returned after spending the past two seasons with Cleveland, which signed him as an unrestricted free agent in 2011 from Green Bay. Jackson missed the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign RB Jackson, rookie S Slaughter

The Browns have signed running back Brandon Jackson to a 1-year contract and rookie safety Jamoris Slaughter to a 4-year deal. Also, the team has released safety Eric Hagg, a seventh-round pick in 2011. Jackson has returned after spending the past two seasons with Cleveland, which signed him as an unrestricted free agent in 2011 from Green Bay. Jackson missed the entire '11...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign sixth round pick Jamoris Slaughter; announce other roster moves

The Browns today announced that they have come to terms with sixth round pick Jamoris Slaughter on a four year contract. Details have not been made available yet. The Browns also confirmed the release of S Eric Haag, as well as linebacker Ryan Rau and running back Robbie Rouse. The club did sign RB Brandon Jackson, as well as two undrafted free agents, wide receiver Michael Edwards...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns to waive Safety Eric Haag

The NFL Network’s Adam Caplan was the first to report that the Cleveland Browns are parting ways with FS Eric Haag, a seventh round draft pick in 2011- Browns to waive FS Eric Hagg today, per source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) May 21, 2013 Last season Haag started four games for the Browns. Haag (6’1″) was the tallest defensive back on the roster. Converted cornerbacks Tashaun...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Re-sign RB Brandon Jackson

The Cleveland Browns have decided to re-sign running back Brandon Jackson to a one-year pact. Suffering from injuries and other issues, Jackson has only appeared in a couple games for the Browns the past few years. Jackson has a lot of competition at the backup up position and is not guaranteed a roster spot. The post Cleveland Browns Re-sign RB Brandon Jackson appeared first on...
Via FF Locker Room
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns to Add Hoyer, Jackson

The Browns have added free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer and running back Brandon Jackson.
Via cle.scout.com
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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