1. When Eric Mangini Calls Out the Browns in Public, It's Time To Panic

    There were far too few positives for the Cleveland Browns to build on in Saturday’s preseason-opening 17-0 defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Packers. Both the offensive and defensive lines were dominated...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 928 reads 42 comments

  2. Browns Training Camp: Two Middling QBs and Five Other Things We've Learned

    With the Cleveland Browns just a day away from their preseason opener Saturday at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers, it’s time to take a look at the most important things we’ve learned from the first two weeks of training camp...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 1,102 reads 14 comments

  3. The Browns Under Mangini: It's Anyone's Guess

    It didn’t take long for the kind of drama first-year Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini strives to squash to rear its ugly head as the preseason got off to a thundering sputter Tuesday ...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 901 reads 20 comments

  4. Positive Signs for the 2009 Cleveland Browns

    Last football season was one of the most frustrating Cleveland Browns fans can remember. What began with great expectations after 2007’s surprising 10-6 campaign quickly spiraled downward as the Browns limped to a 4-12 finish...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 2,751 reads 11 comments

  5. Browns-Saints, Oct. 31, 1999: The Best Day of My Life

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH Since the Cleveland Browns returned to the NFL ten years ago, storybook endings for the Brown and Orange have been few and far between...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 807 reads 8 comments

  6. Preseason Priorities For The Cleveland Browns

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH Building from the ground up. It's a position Cleveland Browns fans are all too familiar with. For the fourth time since the Browns returned to Cleveland in 1999, a new coaching ...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about almost 6 years ago 925 reads 15 comments

  7. The Mangini Way: A Recipe For Success

    Eric Mangini was chosen to be the next coach of the Cleveland Browns for many reasons, but the biggest might be the fact that he's the polar opposite of the man he replaced, Romeo Crennel...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 639 reads 2 comments

  8. Eric Barton Is Key To Rebuilding the Cleveland Browns Defense

    There wasn’t a whole lot of fanfare when the Cleveland Browns signed former New York Jets linebacker Eric Barton in March...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 558 reads 4 comments

  9. With Cribbs In Camp, Browns Can Focus On The Field

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH The agent for Cleveland Browns wide receiver/return specialist Josh Cribbs sent a text message Monday evening to The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, stating that Cribbs will participate in the team's voluntary minicamp Tuesday...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 295 reads 4 comments

  10. The Cleveland Browns: Success Begins Off the Field

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH The upcoming NFL season is just a tiny speck on the horizon, but new Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini has already been forced to address several off-the-field ...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 319 reads 5 comments

  11. Did The Cleveland Browns Draft Brian Robiskie Too High?

    The Cleveland Browns made a splash on draft day last month when they traded away the No. 5 overall pick to the New York Jets in return for the Jets' picks in the first two rounds as well as defensive ...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 1,589 reads 11 comments

  12. Five Steps the Cleveland Browns Can Take for a Positive 2009

    The best part about the Cleveland Browns' 2008 season was that it ended. And even the ending was tough to swallow...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 593 reads 6 comments

  13. Expectations for the Cleveland Browns' Offense

    The questions surrounding the 2009 Cleveland Browns are numerous. Trying to answer them all is an exercise in futility, something the Browns were all too familiar with last season. There's plenty of new personnel and an entirely new coaching staff...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 672 reads 9 comments

  14. Can James Davis Become the Browns' Best Pick of the 2009 Draft?

    When the dust settled around Cleveland Browns headquarters in Berea, Ohio, following an extremely eventful two days of the NFL Draft, the team had collected eight new faces for the franchise...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 3,605 reads 6 comments

  15. Why Cavaliers Fans Aren't Smiling Yet

    It's become a little uncomfortable for local sports fans in Cleveland. Sure, there are the annual rights of spring...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 999 reads 16 comments

  16. Abram Elam: From Troubled Past to Answer Man

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH for the Bleacher Report The biggest story stemming from the 2009 NFL draft was the New York Jets' trade with the Cleveland Browns that garnered the Jets the fifth overall ...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 777 reads 7 comments

  17. Braylon Edwards: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH There were several factors that led to the Cleveland Browns' disappointing 2008 season that forced the franchise to downshift into its fourth major overhaul since the team was reborn in 1999...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 443 reads 7 comments

  18. A Masochist's Love Affair With the Cleveland Browns

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH I grew up in a Connecticut suburb of New York City and have lived in Missoula, Mont., for the last 15 years...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 685 reads 0 comments

  19. What To Expect From The 2009 Cleveland Browns: Growing Pains

    By MICHAEL HEINBACH The month of May isn't the right time to dust off the crystal ball and begin predicting an NFL team's fate for the upcoming season. Then again, some folks look a challenge in the eye and think, "bring it"...

    Michael Heinbach Written by Michael Heinbach about 6 years ago 875 reads 2 comments