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Joe Thomas among three Browns on Pro Football Focus' top 101 players

Three Browns players earned spots in Pro Football Focus' top 101 players for 2014.  While other similar lists sometimes devolve into popularity contests, Pro Football Focus only goes by what it sees on tape during the 2014 season. Joe Thomas was ranked the highest at No. 20 with positive grades in all but three games. Thomas was the third-highest offensive tackle behind Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Joe Thomas one of the best all around players in the NFL?

Joe Thomas is easily one of the best, if not the best left tackle in the game today. He has been to eight Pro Bowls and been named a first-team All Pro five times. In 2013 and 2014 he accomplished both of those tasks. Left tackle could arguably be considered a top position in the NFL and long-time veterans at that position are tough to come by. Fortunately for the Cleveland Browns...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns rookie already seen as one of the best in the NFL

With an offensive line that already included LT Joe Thomas and C Alex Mack, who by the way have combined for 10 Pro Bowl appearances, the Browns proceeded to draft a kid out of Nevada in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. I’d say the Browns couldn’t be any happier with their choice at this point. Last season Joel Bitonio started at left guard in all 16 games for the Browns...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas single-handedly pumped up the Cavs crowd last night (video)

Last night the Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Chicago Bulls in a pivotal Game 5 and luckily for Lebron James and company, Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas was on-hand to fire up the crowd. I happen to believe that the Cavs ended up winning the game as a direct result of the show put on by Thomas during a brief timeout. Just check out the raw emotion in his face and voice. I...
Via cover32
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Joe Thomas lose it pumping up the Cavs crowd

Joe Thomas is the best. He’s easily the best Cleveland Browns player since 1999. After last night’s Game 5 win in the Eastern Conference Semifinals he might be the best Browns cheerleader too. Sorry, Joe Haden. Your attendance record at Cavs games is unmatched among your fellow Browns players, but until such time as you convulse into a microphone while swinging a towel with enough...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Browns Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dansby on Manziel: 'He's grown up right before our eyes'

All of the reports from the Cleveland Browns camp since quarterback Johnny Manziel returned from his two-month long stay in rehab have been extremely positive relating to the young quarterback. A week after team captain Joe Thomas indicated that Manziel is “night and day from last year,” another veteran is speaking out on the quarterback’s behalf. He’s (Manziel) focused...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

We’re No. 1! Cleveland posts highest TV ratings for NFL Draft

To borrow from Bob Uecker’s Harry Doyle: “Yes sir, they love this draft here in Cleveland!” It should be little surprise that Cleveland posted the highest TV ratings for ESPN’s first-round coverage of the NFL Draft Thursday night. The draft has long been one of the most exciting events on the Browns calendar, an evening (or evenings, with the draft’s elongation) of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting excited by the Browns’ “boring” first round

The Cleveland Browns had about a million things in play on Thursday night when the first round of the 2015 NFL draft commenced. Would they trade into position to take Marcus Mariota or some other player in the top five with their two first round picks? Would they trade for Philadelphia’s Sam Bradford to enable Philly to get to No. 2 in order to land the Oregon quarterback? In the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Joe Thomas Claims Johnny Manziel has made a Night to Day Transformation

Cleveland Browns’ eight-time Pro Bowler tackle Joe Thomas had some supportive comments to share about second-season quarterback Johnny Manziel in an interview with NFL Media’s Andrea Kremer. The way he is now is night and day from last year. He has a bright future ahead of him. Thomas’ comments come … The post Browns’ Joe Thomas Claims Johnny Manziel has made a Night to...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to offer Titans two first-rounders for No. 2 pick

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns want a new quarterback and are willing to give up two-first round picks to move up in the draft. According to ESPN.com’s source, the Browns made an offer to the Tennessee Titans that includes the team’s two first-round picks (12th and 19th overall) for the second overall pick. The Browns want to select quarterback Marcus Mariota...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Pro Bowl tackle says Johnny Manziel has a ‘bright future’

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas praised quarterback Johnny Manziel in an interview with NFL Media’s Andrea Kremer. Thomas believes Manziel has changed after a 10-week stay in rehab. “The way he is now is night and day from last year,” Thomas said Tuesday. “He has a bright future ahead of him.” Thomas, an eight-time Pro...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Johnny Manziel is ‘night and day from last year’

The Cleveland Browns signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown this offseason and have not ruled out selecting a quarterback early in the draft, so where does that leave Johnny Manziel? If you believe Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas, Manziel might have a legitimate chance of winning the starting job in training camp. “The way he is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Manziel’s behavior “night and day” from last year

Earlier in April, Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas said that Johnny Manziel had “lost a lot of trust” among his teammates in the locker room because the way he handled himself off of the field during the course of his rookie campaign. On Tuesday, in an exclusive interview with NFL Media’s Andrea Kremer, Thomas reversed course, praising Manziel following the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Manziel's commitment 'night and day' from 2014

Johnny Manziel received a ton of criticism for his perceived lack of work ethic during his rookie year in 2014. Even his own star perennial Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas said Manziel "lost probably a lot of trust" in the locker room by the way he conducted himself during his brief tenure as the Browns starting quarterback last year. Well, Thomas appears to be coming around when it comes...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas: Manziel is 'night and day' compared to rookie season

Don’t write off Johnny Manziel’s NFL career yet, Cleveland Browns fans. According to universally-respected teammate and starting left tackle Joe Thomas, there’s a fresh face walking the halls at the Browns practice facility these days: “Last year on a Saturday, you might see a picture of him on Instagram floating in a swan drinking champagne,” Thomas told NFL Media’s...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Had An Opportunity To Trade LT Joe Thomas To An NFC Team Last Year

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns had an opportunity to trade Pro Bowl LT Joe Thomas to NFC East or NFC West team last year. However, Thomas is reportedly viewed as “virtually untouchable” by the Browns, which explains why there wasn’t any buzz regarding the idea before this. Cabot mentions ... The post Report: Browns Had An Opportunity...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft Series- Offensive Lineman- Paul Gruber

Gruber was recognized for his excellence by being invited into the Ring of Honor. To borrow a pun from John McKay, this title describes most of the Bucs lineman to ever play the game, but were not talking about THAT kind of Offensive Lineman, but rather the kind that block for the franchise (or not so franchise) QBs the Bucs put up to try to win games with their arm and leadership...
Via Buc Stop
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Baseball: Manziel attends ballgame in Arlington

While all eyes were on the Cleveland Browns new jersey unveiling Tuesday night, second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel decided to catch a Texas Rangers game in Arlington with his girlfriend, Colleen Crowley. Just three days after his release from rehab, Manziel seems to be biding time before offseason workouts begin on April 20 in Berea. Following an almost 10-week stint wherein...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Uni Talk: Breaking down the Browns’ new look

The Browns unveiled their new uniforms for this fall on Tuesday night. As always, I enlisted the help of WFNY co-founder Rick Grayshock to discuss uniforms. Kirk: Well Rick, we’re finally here – the Browns uniform bonanza! We’ve got nine different looks to dissect, so let’s dive right in. Starting off with an overall initial reaction, how do you like the set as a whole? Do...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Showcase: New Nike Uniforms for 2015 Season

Because the Cleveland Browns aren't in the news enough, the franchise made a showcase out of introducing the teams' new uniforms.Nine different players, including Pro Bowlers Joe Thomas and Donte Whitner, were on hand to reveal the new uniforms according to Clevelandbrowns.com.The showcase unveiled nine different brand new uniform combinations with the most notable ones being the...
Via Football Nation
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns breaking out new uniforms at big event

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns are rolling out the orange carpet to show off their new uniforms. After two years of planning and months of speculation and secrecy, the team is unveiling their new jerseys and pants on Tuesday night at an event that has some Cleveland fans very nervous. The team has promised a dramatic makeover of the team's look, with nine current players, including Pro...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Could one of the Cleveland Browns best players actually opt out after 2015?

The Cleveland Browns need to keep their best players in town. This isn’t a great sign. Teammate expects Browns center Alex Mack to opt out of contract after 2015 season http://t.co/jVnETrNSoV — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 7, 2015 Pro Football Talk has all the details, but their report centers around comments tackle Joe Thomas recently made. AROUND COVER32 Power...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns OT: Johnny Manziel lost the trust of teammates

After 10 weeks, reports indicate that Johnny Manziel is expected to be released soon from an undisclosed Ohio treatment facility, perhaps as soon as sometime this week. While an encouraging development, comments from Joe Thomas indicates Manziel nevertheless has a lot of work left to do to regain the trust of his teammates when he...Read More The post Joe Thomas: Johnny Manziel...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Johnny Manziel lost Browns’ trust last year

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel wil have a lot to prove next season, and will have to work to earn his teammates trust. “I think he’s going to have to prove to the team that football is important and being ‘the man,’ being the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, is important, it is his goal, his single goal in his life...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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