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
8 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  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...
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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 [...]
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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...
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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

Chicago Bears | Road to Training Camp in Bourbonnais

I thought this was a cool graphic.  Originally shared on Olivet Nazerene University's WEBSITE. If you are interested in posting the graphic, you can grab it from the University's website. Here is the article as well, which I have permission to post.   Thanks to:  @MattZajechowski & @OlivetNazareneU People travel from all over the world...
Via Sports Brothers Report
July 28, 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...
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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

Chicago Bears vs. Chargers Film Review Game Notes: Offense

If the cable, satellite or power went off after the Chicago Bears' first drive against the San Diego Chargers and you didn't get to see the rest of the game you would have been left with the same old Bears impression.  On the next two drives however the Bears moved the ball consistently and scored two touchdowns to go up 14-0.  I honestly can't remember the last time...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers: Preseason Matchups to Watch

Chicago Bears preseason football is upon us and is so often the case people are trying to downplay the importance and significance of the four games that don't count.  Certainly the starters aren't likely to play much, but players who will and should are the rookies.  Rookies and players fighting for roster spots on the 53-man roster make up the most important aspect of...
Via Midway Illustrated
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Roster Notes: James Brown is the Wild Card

James Brown was rated by Mel Kiper Jr. as the 54th best prospect coming into the 2012 NFL draft.  By Kiper's rankings that meant Brown should have been drafted in the second round of the NFL Draft.  Many other draftnik sites saw Brown as a mid round prospect who should have been drafted as an offensive guard.  Instead Brown wasn't drafted and he was signed by the Bears...
Via Midway Illustrated
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

BR Rookie Diary: James Brown

Bear Report goes one-on-one with the Bears’ newest starting offensive lineman, undrafted rookie James Brown, who will be making his third straight start at left guard against the Lions.
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears O-Line Injuries Leave Team Thin Along the Interior, But An Opportunity Arises

In the last two weeks the Chicago Bears have lost three starters at the offensive guard position.  Chilo Rachal was demoted, quit the team, and subsequently returned only to be placed on the non-football injury reserve list.   From there Chris Spencer and Lance Louis were injured in the game against the Minnesota Vikings, with Louis going down for the season with a knee injury...
Via Midway Illustrated
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears promote OL Brown from practice squad

The Chicago Bears elevated offensive lineman James Brown from the practice squad and placed guard Chilo Rachal on reserve/left squad due to personal reasons. Brown is an undrafted rookie free agent from Troy, where he was first-team All-Sun Belt Conference as a senior.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rachal leaves team; Brown elevated

Chicago Bears guard Chilo Rachal has been placed on the reserve/left squad list after leaving the team. Offensive lineman James Brown has been elevated to the 53-man roster.
Via chi.scout.com
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears name eight players to practice squad

The Chicago Bears officially announced their eight man practice squad today, after cutting down to the 53-man roster yesterday. The one surprise on the practice squad list is RB Harvey Unga who can't seem to find a position on the 53-man roster.  Unga has shown some skills as a fullback and allowed the Bears to trade away Tyler Clutts. Unga spent his first year on the IR and...
Via Midway Illustrated
September 01, 2012  |  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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