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PFF: Browns are five players away from contention

The Cleveland Browns fizzled down the stretch in 2014, leaving a sour player in the mouths of many fans. Fear not, however, as the folks over at Pro Football Focus have determined that this team is a mere five players away from being in the mix for the Vince Lombardi trophy. According to PFF, 40 percent of the players who play at least 250 snaps have to be ranked as “Elite” or...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nutrition That Powers Joe Thomas's Iron-Man Streak

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas hasn’t missed a play in nine years of professional football. Playing one of the most physically punishing positions in sports, the 6-foot-6, 312-pounder has
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Pro Bowlers early selections in team drafts

While the Cleveland Browns were yet again left out of the NFL’s end-of-season tournament for all the marbles, they’re showing yet again that they have premium talent at non-quarterback positions. In what could be viewed as a concession that the Pro Bowl is a farce, the NFL stopped dividing the Pro Bowl teams into AFC and NFC rosters, instead letting prominent players coach and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland defensive backs headline PFF’s All-AFC North Team

A startling lack of play-makers would lend itself to the Cleveland Browns being left off of any AFC North lists, but the trenches and the defense graded out incredibly well for Pro Football Focus and their All-AFC North team. While Joe Thomas was an interesting omission on the offensive side of the ball, rookie guard Joel Bitonio shined as the lone member of the Browns alongside...
Via Waiting For Next Year
10 days ago  |  Discuss

With Whitner's inclusion, Pro Bowl secondary has a very Browns look

Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner was named on Monday as a Pro Bowl replacement for Seattle safety Earl Thomas. Thomas will not be able to participate with the Seahawks qualifying for the Super Bowl with an overtime victory over Green Bay on Sunday. This will be his third straight Pro Bowl appearance and first as a member of the Browns. The Browns can boast that they have three...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte Whitner to replace Kam Chancellor in Pro Bowl

Cleveland Browns Pro Bowlers Joe Thomas, Joe Haden, and Tashaun Gipson will have some orange-and-brown company in Hawaii for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Strong safety Donte Whitner was initially chosen as an alternate, but he has been tabbed to replace Kam Chancellor, who will miss the game because his Seattle Seahawks made the Super Bowl. This marks Whitner’s third straight Pro Bowl appearance...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 2014 Cleveland Browns Position Review: The Offensive Line

Over the last couple weeks, I have been reviewing and discussing the performance of the 2014 Cleveland Browns position by position. It was a tough season for the Cleveland Browns, falling in five straight games to end the season at 7-9. The team showed some glimpses of promise and some other areas of concern. So lets get to the next position! The Browns had one of the best offensive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Bitonio: Cleveland Brown's Second Round Gem

Before the 2014 season, the Cleveland Browns desperately needed an offensive guard to fit in-between Joe Thomas and Alex Mack. They elected to draft Joel Bitonio, the left tackle out of Nevada, and he proved to be the biggest steal of the draft.Although the Browns needed a guard, they also desperately needed a wide receiver. What’s the point of blocking if you don’t have anyone...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns' Thomas, Bengals' Jones named to PFWA's All-NFL team

Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas and Bengals cornerback/return specialist Adam "Pacman" Jones have been named to the Professional Football Writers of America All-NFL team. Sherman, Thomas and Watt are members of the PFWA's All-NFL team for the third consecutive season, the longest current streak among active players. This is the fifth time in Thomas' eight-year career that he has...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns had sixth-best offensive line in 2014

The Cleveland Browns may have not been able to run the ball down the stretch, and their quarterback play left plenty to be desired. But if the team has anything on which to hang their hat when searching for a new offensive coordinator over the coming weeks, it’s that they have one of the best offensive lines in the game. According to Pro Football Focus: 6. Cleveland Browns (12th...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How Alex Mack's Injury Changed the Browns' Season

The Cleveland Browns entered Week 6 of the 2014 season at 2-2 with a chance to beat their divisional rival Pittsburgh Steelers. The Browns could have easily been 4-0, having lost games to the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers earlier in the season by a combined total of five points. The Browns offense looked like it was finally clicking, and there was serious reason for optimism...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Are these really just the “same old Browns?” – WFNY Roundtable

Kyle Shanahan and Dowell Loggains are gone. The Browns appear all over Twitter and the Internet as a punchline once again. Let’s get down to it though. Is this really an unmitigated disaster? Is this the same old Browns for sure, or is this a petulant guy who was known as a petulant guy on his way in the door finding his way out? Does this mean that Mike Pettine and Ray Farmer...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

PHTO: An truly sad t-shirt that every Cleveland Browns fan can relate too

Life can’t be easy if you’re a Cleveland Browns fan. In the midst of all these decades of tragedy it’s important to remember that you can either laugh about it or you can cry. In the spirit of laughing about it, here’s a t-shirt that one fan posted to Reddit that every Browns fan can relate too: via imgur   No Cleveland sports team has won a championship since the Mesozoic...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Jones, Browns' Thomas named AP All-Pro

Adam Jones of the Bengals and Joe Thomas of the Browns were among the first-team members of this year's Associated Press All-Pro team, while Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth was named to the second-team on Friday. The team is chosen from among 50 voters across the country and encompasses the entire NFL. This is the seventh time in Thomas' eight seasons that the Cleveland left...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas named to first-team All-Pro squad

It may be a thankless job protecting the likes of Johnny Manziel, but at least somebody noticed the great work that left tackle Joe Thomas put in this year for the Cleveland Browns. According to Daryl Ruiter of the PFWA, Thomas has been named to the first-team All-Pro squad by the Associated Press: #Browns LT Joe Thomas named to 5th AP All Pro Team; was lone representative from...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas Voted First-Team All Pro

Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas was voted to the Associated Press 2014 All-Pro first team. Thomas received 22 of 50 possible votes, placing second to the Dallas Cowboys’ Tyron Smith, who got 35 votes. This marks the fifth time that Thomas has been voted All-Pro first team, most among this season’s All-Pros. Thomas played all 16 games, just as he has in each of his eight...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: I’m going to learn or I’m going to be finding something else to do

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports Johnny Manziel’s future, as it pertains to becoming the Cleveland Browns’ answer at the quarterback position, remains up in the air. On Saturday, the Browns fined Manziel after he arrived late for treatment on his injured hamstring. For Manziel, who was placed on injured reserve to end the season, it was the latest in a string of questionable...
Via Sports-Glory
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Browns named to Pro Bowl

BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns safety Tashaun Gipson, cornerback Joe Haden and offensive tackle Joe Thomas have been named to the 2015 Pro Bowl, the league announced Tuesday. In addition, safety Donte Whitner was selected as an alternate. Gipson is a first-time honoree, while Thomas (eight) and Haden (two) have multiple selections. Thomas is the first offensive lineman in NFL history...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns vs. Carolina Panthers: Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Browns will once again finish the season without a winning record after Sunday’s loss in Carolina. The Panthers ruined plans for the Browns to test drive their possible quarterback of the future when Johnny Manziel was knocked out of the game in the second quarter. Brian Hoyer would enter the game and bring the Browns the lead in the 4th quarter after connecting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns lineman accused of at least a dozen of environmental violations

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources claims Joe Thomas, of the Cleveland Browns, has committed at least a dozen environmental violations on his property in Madison. The state’s DNR sent a letter to Thomas on Wednesday listing known violations, including building bridges and dams and enlarging a pond without permits, tearing down a barn without...
Via Down and Distance
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The straight poop: Browns’ Joe Thomas accused of ‘discharging manure’

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas has been accused of discharging manure along with other environmental violations by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal. Thomas has been accused of 11 violations in total, allegedly involving “damming a navigable waterway, discharging manure into a wetland and dredging...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas responds to environmental violations

(Insert dramatic laser sound effects.) “Is Joe Thomas guilty of polluting the earth? We’ll have more on this on the 11 o’clock news!” That’s all I could think of when I saw the AP headline on Joe Thomas that said, “Browns’ Thomas accused of environmental violations.” The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout and seven-time...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Thomas accused of environmental violations in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of nearly a dozen environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison. The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout and seven-time Pro Bowler a letter Wednesday accusing him of 11 violations. They range from building bridges and dams and enlarging...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Thomas accused of environmental violations in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of committing nearly a dozen environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison. The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout and seven-time Pro Bowler a letter Wednesday accusing him of 11 violations. They range from building bridges and dams...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Joe Thomas accused of environmental violations in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of multiple environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison. The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout a letter Wednesday accusing him of doing work on the land without permits, including building bridges and dams and dredging a pond. The letter...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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