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The Great NFL Pigskin Pick 'Em: Week Ten

Week ten is upon us and things are finally coming into focus for a few teams as we head nearer to the final lap of this grueling season. Remember when the Patriots were practically doomed men enjoying their final meals on death row? They've won five straight games and now all of the speculative talk about breaking up the band in New England seems ridiculous.Jonathan "Football...
Via Football Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at CBS’ Thursday Night Football

As CBS has ended its portion of the Thursday Night Football schedule and hands off to NFL Network, let’s take a look at how it handled its first primetime package. CBS gave this a playoff feel. It added more cameras as opposed to a regular Sunday afternoon game, additional replay machines, two pregame shows with separate sets, a sideline reporter and a required simulcast with NFL...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ All-“Brown” Team

Is a “dweeb” the same thing as a “goober”? Apparently, a dweeb describes more of an uninteresting nerd, while a goober refers to one who is more on the bizarre side. We can contemplate “boob.” (Well that didn’t take much prompting.) A boob appears akin to a dweeb. Then there’s “schmuck”, which might describe an obnoxious dweeb. Once upon a time, “geek” was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The AA Sunday Studio Show Spectacular: The NFL Today

The NFL is in Week 3, but as far as the Awful Announcing Sunday Studio Show Spectacular, this is Week 2. Last week, we reviewed one of the newest entries into the Sunday NFL pregame foray, CBS Sports Network’s That Other Pregame Show. This week, we examine the oldest NFL pregame show, the NFL Today. Dating back to the 1960′s, the NFL Today set the standard for pro football studio...
Via Awful Announcing
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns keep adjusting roster; Burleson, Gilkey and Grossman among those released

While we were away getting our new look, the Cleveland Browns decided to make a slew of roster moves in attempt to thin their roster down to 53 men. Wide receiver Nate Burleson missed most of training camp and preseason with injury resulting in the team deciding to keep youth and potential over Burleson’s experience as Charles Johnson and Taylor Gabriel both made the squad over...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns add three more to practice squad

On Monday the Cleveland Browns announced that they have signed OL Patrick Lewis, OL Karim Barton and WR Charles Johnson to the practice squad. Lewis spent 11 weeks on the Browns' active roster last season. He dressed but did not play in three games and was inactive for eight more. He also spent three weeks on the club's practice squad before being signed to Jacksonville&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny (better) be good — Browns cut Grossman, leaving 2 QBs on roster

  Rex Grossman lost his tutoring gig with the Browns. The veteran quarterback was released Sunday by Cleveland, leaving starter Brian Hoyer and rookie backup Johnny Manziel as the only QBs on the Browns' roster. Grossman signed with the Browns as a free agent on Aug. 12, brought in because of his experience running coordinator Kyle Shanahan's offense. Grossman and Shanahan...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns awarded four players via waivers, add five to practice squad

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Sunday were awarded four players via waivers. The team acquired WR LaRon Byrd (Dallas), OL Caylin Hauptmann (Seattle), OL Ryan Seymour (San Francisco) and RB Glenn Winston (San Francisco). The Browns also signed OL James Brown, DL Jacobbi McDaniel, TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi, LB Keith Pough and LB Justin Staples to the practice squad. General Manager...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears roster at 75 with release of Frey, Brown

The Chicago Bears trimmed two more veterans to reach the NFL-mandated 75 player limit Tuesday, releasing CB Isaiah Frey and OL James Brown. Frey, a 2012 sixth-round pick from Nevada, took over the nickel back job last season when Kelvin Hayden went down for the year with a training camp injury. Frey himself was sidelined through much of camp this [...]
Via Bears Claws
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Cut Roster to 75 Players, Cut CB and OL

The 75-man roster has been reached by the Chicago Bears. #Bears get down to 75 roster maximum by releasing CB Isaiah Frey and OL James Brown. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) August 26, 2014 The Bears released CB Isaiah Frey and OL James Brown Tuesday afternoon, getting their roster spot down to 75 men before the 3 p.m. deadline. The cut of Frey leaves only two players left from Phil...
Via Sports Mockery
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears get down to 75-man roster

The Bears made their final cuts today to get down to the mandatory 75-man roster. The team will have one more preseason game on Thursday against the Cleveland Browns before having to get to the 53-man roster by Saturday evening. Among the cuts today were cornerback Isaiah Frey and guard James Brown. Frey was the team’s starting nickel last year but lost out after the team decided...
Via cover32 - Bears
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Gumbel hasn’t said the Redskins name in the three years

There’s a current movement of NFL on-air personalities away from using of the name “Redskins,” but Greg Gumbel has been ahead of that curve for a few years. “I was just telling our PR Department I haven’t said the name on the air in three years, I just didn’t feel the need to call a news conference and announce it. It’s just my personal choice,” Gumbel told me during...
Via The Sports Bank
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Inside the NFL Moves to Tuesday with New Host Greg Gumbel

This in from Showtime, Inside the NFL will move from Wednesday nights to Tuesday nights at 9 ET starting September 2. And here’s the kicker, the show will air for the first time on basic cable when NFL Network re-airs the show on Wednesday nights. Greg Gumbel replaces James Brown as host. Phil Simms returns as one of the analysts. Boomer Esiason replaces long-time cast member Cris...
Via Fang's Bites
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014-15 NFL on CBS Schedule

In addition to its eight-game Thursday Night Football schedule, CBS has a full schedule of Sunday afternoon games. CBS has a 106-game schedule and for the first time since it had the NFC package ending in 1993-94, the Tiffany Network will be able to air full NFC matchups which CBS is calling “Crossover Games.” We already know three of the Crossovers, Carolina at Baltimore in...
Via Fang's Bites
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns-Bears Inactives for Week 15

Jason Campbell will start at quarterback today for the Browns against the Chicago Bears.  Jay Cutler will reclaim his starting quarterback job from Josh McCown after missing the previous four games with groin and ankle injuries. The move has left some scratching their heads, as McCown is coming off the best statistical three game stretch ever for a Chicago Bears. The Browns announced...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 6

Bears TE Steve Maneri, OT Jonathan Scott, G James Brown, DT Stephen Paea, DE Cornelius Washington, CB Charles Tillman, S Anthony Walters Giants RB David Wilson, CB Corey Webster, CB Jayron Hosley, TE Adrien Robinson, C David Baas and S Cooper Taylor. The post NFL Inactives: Week 6 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Icon Richard Dent gets TV Analyst gig

Pro Football Hall of Famer Richard Dent joined Inside the NFL on Showtime as a special guest analyst. The sackman’s coming…to premium cable, you’re going to get bent, here’s the insights of Richard Dent. On the read option and protecting the quarterback: “You have to react. Otherwise you’re putting me in harm’s way, when I have to think. A defensive player has a chance...
Via The Sports Bank
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Preseason Week 4: Bears vs. Browns

Even the die-hard NFL fans may have trouble watching the final preseason game of their respected team. Almost no starting or relevant players even step foot onto the field during game-time, but nonetheless this was a huge game for the 20+ players on the verge of getting cut over this upcoming weekend.The Chicago Bears have some very intriguing roster battles going on, and although...
Via Football Nation
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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