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This Is The Year – A letter to all Cleveland Browns Fans

View image | gettyimages.com “This is the year.” This is a phrase that has become much too common to Cleveland Browns fans. In the last fifteen years, the Cleveland Browns have only had one season with double digit wins, two seasons with winning seasons, and 15 years of no Super Bowl contention. When a team continues to play at this level of disappointment, how can fans...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas defends Brady, blasts NFL for 'ridiculous witch hunts'

Roger Goodell and the NFL have been put on blast of late with recent comments from players backing Tom Brady. Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas has joined the group of players defending Brady, while ripping the NFL at the same time. "I would equate what [Tom Brady] did to driving 66 [mph] in a 65 speed zone, and getting the death penalty," Thomas said, per Pat McManamon of...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Joe Thomas on Deflategate: ‘What does it matter?’

Cleveland Browns tackle Joe Thomas gave ESPN quite an earful on his opinion of Roger Goodell’s #Deflategate ‘witch hunt’ against quarterback Brady: “I would equate what [Tom Brady] did to driving 66 [mph] in a 65 speed zone, and getting the death penalty,” Thomas said, while also prasiing Goodell for his brilliance from a marketing standpoint. “I’m not sure if he realizes...
Via Low Brow Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Joe Thomas: Deflategate A ‘Witch Hunt,’ Tom Brady Not A Cheater

Count Joe Thomas among Tom Brady’s supporters. In an interview with ESPN, the Cleveland Browns’ Pro Bowl left tackle called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s continuous displays of power “ridiculous witch hunts” and ripped his defamation of the New England Patriots’ quarterback. “I would equate what (Brady) did to driving 66 (mph) in a 65 speed zone — and getting the...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heel Turn: Joe Thomas supports Tom Brady, compares Roger Goodell to WWE’s Vince McMahon

Cleveland Browns All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas is not the most outspoken player in the NFL. Roger Goodell’s treatment of Tom Brady in the so-called Deflategate controversy, however, inspired No. 73 to offer his two cents, which included comparing the NFL commish to WWE boss Vince McMahon. From ESPN’s Pat McManamon: “It’s turning into the WWE really. It’s like the Vince...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Renaming the Cleveland Browns quarterback position

What’s in a name, anyway?1 As an aspiring wordsmith, much of my existence is spent deciding when to emphasize that question and when to suppress it; when to answer it and when to ignore it. Words are the elements through which I express myself — my fingers nimbly tapping words across the keys of my board is the less macho equivalent of the hammer striking metal on anvil. Without...
Via Waiting For Next Year
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Get ready for “fireworks”: Browns and Bills teaming up for joint practices this week

File this one under “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” The Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills are coming together for two days of joint practices in Pittsford, New York, starting Monday. Capped off by a nationally televised preseason game in Cleveland on Thursday, the joint practices will bring both teams together for individual drills, inter-squad scrimmages...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor among Browns back at Saturday’s lax practice

Quarterback turned wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, who missed the Browns preseason opener against the Washington Redskins last Thursday, was back at practice in Berea Saturday. Pryor had been turning heads in Browns training camp before a hamstring injury forced him out of action. Joe Thomas, defensive lineman Billy Winn, and running back Luke Lundy were among other players returning...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns Preseason Debut Offers Hope, Worries For Week 1 Josh McCown going 5-of-5 while leading the first-string offense–minus Joe Thomas–to a touchdown is a enormous. Don't tell me preseason doesn't matter ... Josh McCown on his spirited debut: 'I've been out of this game; you never know when it's your last snap' Josh McCown's postgame comments after Browns preseason...
Via 60 Max Power O
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Good news, everyone! “Nothing significant” injury-wise for Browns in first preseason game

“Nothing significant on the injury front to report,” Browns head coach Mike Pettine said to lead off his statement to the media after the Cleveland Browns completed their first preseason game of the 2015 NFL season. There might not be a better statement that a NFL head coach can make at the conclusion of a preseason game where the final score matters much less than the plays...
Via Waiting For Next Year
19 days ago  |  Discuss

PFF ranks Joe Thomas, Joel Bitonio, and Alex Mack among NFL best OL

Pro Football Focus (PFF) has become one of the more trusted sources of advanced analytical information about the NFL over the past several seasons. In the preseason tradition of releasing rankings and expectations for NFL teams and players, PFF has began releasing their top 10 player rankings at each position. Fans of the Cleveland Browns will be ecstatic to find that three of the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel would be NFL's most popular if he flipped off Goodell

At least one of Johnny Manziel’s teammates believes the second-year quarterback has what it takes to become one of the NFL’s most popular players. Throw in some wins and giving Commissioner Roger Goodell the finger likely would seal the deal, says Joe Thomas. Asked if Manziel, who has attempted to rehabilitate his image during the offseason, has grown out of such antics, Thomas...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

News on Joe Thomas, Brian Hartline, lefty Manziel and more from Browns training camp

I made it out to Cleveland Browns training camp today and here are some of the things that I saw. Johnny Lefty Johnny Manziel had a sore elbow and nobody knew it until he started throwing lefty. Coach Mike Pettine and quarterbacks coach Kevin O’Connell both said Manziel is likely to play Thursday against Washington and that it was just general soreness. It was still very confusing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Pro Bowl tackle Thomas avoids knee injury; Manziel rests elbow

BEREA, Ohio -- Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas did not sustain any significant damage when he was hit on the right knee during practice. Thomas did not practice Tuesday, but that was a planned rest day for the veteran. Thomas had his knee struck from behind by rookie defensive tackle Danny Shelton, who inadvertently fell into the eight-time Pro Bowler while being blocked on...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns' Thomas dodges knee injury, Manziel rests sore elbow

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas did not sustain any significant damage when he was hit on the right knee during practice. Thomas did not practice Tuesday, but that was a planned rest day for the veteran. Thomas had his knee struck from behind by rookie defensive tackle Danny Shelton, who inadvertently fell into the eight-time Pro Bowler while being blocked...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

JOE THOMAS INJURED (but expected to be just fine)

It’s okay, everyone. No need to drive to the I-480 bridge. Yes, Joe Thomas was hurt in practice on Monday. But, it sounds like he’s going to be fine. Thomas went down after having his right leg rolled up on at training camp, reportedly by rookie defensive tackle Danny Shelton. Word in Berea is that Thomas did not suffer a serious injury, and, thus, Shelton will not be punished...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LT Joe Thomas leaves practice with unknown leg injury

Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas had his leg rolled on by rookie defensive lineman Danny Shelton in practice Monday and had to leave the field to be evaulated, reports Cleveland.com. Training staff attended to Thomas on the sidelines, checking both his right knee and ankle. He was able to walk off under his own power, which is a promising sign. The team doesn't believe...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas injures leg in practice, walks off on own power

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- The Browns are awaiting further test results on Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas, who injured his right leg in practice Monday. Thomas, who has never missed a play in his NFL career since 2007, yelled when his leg was rolled into during an 11-on-11 scrimmage. He hobbled off and was checked by a trainer, who tested Thomas' knee stability and looked at his ankle...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas injures leg in practice, walks off on own power

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas left practice because of an injury to his right leg. He has never missed a play in his NFL career. Thomas yelled when his leg was rolled into during an 11-on-11 scrimmage Monday. He was checked by a trainer, who tested Thomas' knee stability and looked at his ankle. Thomas walked to the team's facility under his own power. Browns...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas injures leg in practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas left practice because of an injury to his right leg. He has never missed a play in his NFL career. Thomas yelled when his leg was rolled into during an 11-on-11 scrimmage Monday. He was checked by a trainer, who tested Thomas' knee stability and looked at his ankle. Thomas walked to the team's facility under his own power. Browns...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Position Preview: Offensive Line

Alex Mack The Cleveland Browns may not be the most winning team each and every year. However, they do have a position that gives their playmakers on the offensive side of the ball a chance to succeed. Yes, I’m talking about the offensive line of the Cleveland Browns who some experts may argue they have the best offensive line in the AFC North. The Cleveland Browns take pride...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Manziel 'ready to be an NFL starting quarterback'

Following the Cleveland Browns Orange and Brown scrimmage at Ohio Stadium on the campus of the Ohio State University, Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas had very kind words for Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. “He’s really proved to a lot of people that this is important to him and he’s ready to be an NFL starting quarterback,” said Thomas. “Playing well in the scrimmage...
Via Waiting For Next Year
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns owner on Manziel: I think he's starting to grow up

Johnny Manziel didn’t meet the lofty expectations set for him as a rookie due to a variety of reasons—both on and off the field—but a renewed work ethic has the Cleveland Browns quarterback turning a few heads, one of which is team owner Jimmy Haslam. Following the Browns’ intrasquad scrimmage on Friday, according to ESPN’s Pat McManamon, Haslam said of Manziel: “I...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: “I feel like we can make the playoffs if we had a franchise quarterback”

We have heard all off-season that the Cleveland Browns felt like they are an improving team. With training camp under way, all eyes will once again be on the quarterback position. Josh McCown and last year’s first round pick Johnny Manziel are competing to be the starter on week one for the Browns. As we all wait to see how everything unfolds, offensive lineman Joe Thomas knows...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Browns Position Previews: Offensive Line

Training camp has begun with the 2015 Cleveland Browns taking the field in Berea. It is a great time for football fans with excitement for the season building each day. Over the last many weeks, I have examined many of the Browns position groups. I previewed every group on the defense and looked at the running backs and tight ends/fullbacks on the roster, also. We now head to the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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