1. Butch Davis Helped Ignite Browns' Quarterback Troubles

    Answer me this: Who was the last Browns’ quarterback to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers? You have to go all the way back to 2003, on a Sunday night on October 6 when Tim Couch was responsible for three touchdowns, two of them through the air...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 527 reads 16 comments

  2. Denver Broncos Have "New" Browns' Number

    Chris Palmer couldn’t do it. Neither could Butch Davis. Ditto for Romeo Crennel. Now Eric Mangini gets his first shot against the Denver Broncos...

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  3. Defensive Turnovers Key To Cleveland Browns' Victory Versus Broncos

    The Browns were on the wrong side of the turnover battle last week against the Vikings. A Brady Quinn fumble and interception were huge momentum swings for Minnesota and they turned the Browns’ miscues into 10 points...

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  4. Eric Mangini, Brady Quinn to Blame For Season-Opening Loss

    The NFL might as well just leave the Cleveland Browns off the Week One schedule. Yesterday, the Browns dropped their 10th season-opening game in 11 years to the Minnesota Vikings...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 694 reads 54 comments

  5. If Browns Don't Play Defense, They Won't Win

    The old football saying, “Defense wins championships” can be simplified even more when it comes to the 2009 Cleveland Browns—“Defense keeps you competitive...

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  6. 2009 Cleveland Browns Season Preview

    Following June minicamps and a month of training camp practices and exhibition games, the NFL season is officially here...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 1,154 reads 21 comments

  7. Offensive Line Depth, Running Back Among Concerns for Browns This Season

    The Cleveland Browns had better hope Joe Thomas and Jamal Lewis don’t get hurt this season. Although based on three preseason games, fans may not lose much sleep on an injured Lewis. Thomas, though, is another story...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 655 reads 30 comments

  8. Why Derek Anderson Has No Chance to Win the Browns' QB Job

    Throughout offseason training activities, minicamps, and training camp, I have tried to avoid addressing the Browns’ quarterback situation as best I can...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 1,401 reads 55 comments

  9. Cleveland Brown Players That Caught My Eye Against Detroit Lions

    Okay, who are you and what have you done with the Cleveland Browns? I found myself asking this question numerous times during the first half of this past weekend’s preseason game. The first game against Green Bay was an absolute disaster...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about almost 5 years ago 577 reads 9 comments

  10. Alex Mack Not Claiming Center Position Would Be Major Disappointment

    If there was one starting position in the Browns' lineup that seemed almost written in stone coming into training camp, it would be at center...

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  11. Forget About the Quarterbacks; Defense Will Drag Down Browns

    Come opening day on September 13, Brady Quinn may very well be the Browns starting quarterback. However, if this past Saturday was any indication, Quinn starting is not going to matter if the Browns can’t stop opposing offenses...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 577 reads 2 comments

  12. Eric Mangini's Decision To Part Ways With Kellen Winslow Paying Off Already

    Former Browns tight end Kellen Winslow is already making headlines for the wrong reasons down in Tampa, Florida. Tampa Bay Buccaneers first-year head coach Raheem Morris told the USA Today that Winslow needs to learn to “control his emotions...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,093 reads 22 comments

  13. Trading Braylon Edwards Would Be Foolish

    With Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards making his 2009 training camp debut today, the Browns officially have all their players active in Berea...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 429 reads 9 comments

  14. Underappreciated Browns Who Need to Come Back Healthy

    With the first full-squad training camp practice approaching in three days, the 2009 Cleveland Browns need to accomplish a number of things...

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  15. Mangini Handling Quarterback Situation Correctly

    If there’s one message that Browns head coach Eric Mangini is sending his players, it’s this: No one will be handed a starting job, even at quarterback...

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  16. Cleveland Browns Hoping They Finally Have Proper Linebackers for 3-4

    Since 2005, the Cleveland Browns have been in search for the appropriate personnel for their 3-4 defensive alignment...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 671 reads 3 comments

  17. Browns fans should be happy Mangini is in Cleveland

    To all the fans who are already second-guessing Browns head coach Eric Mangini, consider this: Kyle Orton or Matt Cassel could be quarterbacking your team and not Brady Quinn...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 575 reads 18 comments

  18. Safety positions could be cause for concern for Browns defense

    Troy Polamalu, Ed Reed, Bob Sanders, and…Abram Elam? Okay, Elam is not in that class quite yet, and he may never reach that elite status...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 254 reads 4 comments

  19. Steve McNair succeeded more times than not against "New Browns"

    As many of you have probably heard, former Houston Oilers/ Tennesee Titans and Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl quarterback Steve McNair was found dead in a Nashville condominium this past Saturday, July 4...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 215 reads 2 comments

  20. Browns' Harrison Could See Workload Increase In 2009

    The Cleveland Browns’ coaching staff is finally seeing what fans have been pleading for over the past three years...more touches for running back Jerome Harrison...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 361 reads 2 comments

  21. Ryan to Implement "46" Defense with Browns

    After four years of Romeo Crennel’s very conservative and “vanilla” defensive game plan, the 2009 Browns defense will reveal a new look for opposing offenses...

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  22. Browns 2009 Post-Minicamp Analysis

    With the start of training camp about a month away, Browns head coach Eric Mangini has made one thing clear through offseason training activities and minicamp—he is the man in charge in Berea...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 397 reads 3 comments

  23. Cleveland Browns Coaching Staff: Similar Football Minds Converge

    In his first five months on the job, Browns head coach Eric Mangini has brought some of his “New York flavor” to Northeast Ohio...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,077 reads 2 comments

  24. Browns' New Offense Fitting the Mold of the "Smash-Mouth" AFC North

    When former Browns quarterback Charlie Frye was traded to the Seattle Seahawks in 2007, Derek Anderson was given an opportunity to start and he burst onto the NFL scene, registering a Pro Bowl season...

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  25. "Catching" Up with Cleveland Browns Rookie Wide Receiver Brian Robiskie

    As a requirement for the CBSSports.com NFL Correspondent's position, I chose to pose questions for Browns wide receiver and Chagrin Falls native, Brian Robiskie 1...

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