1. Cleveland Browns Coaches Are Clueless

    Maybe it is time to part ways with Eric Mangini at season’s end. If the guy hasn’t figured it out after nearly four years as a head coach, there's a chance he never will...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 653 reads 12 comments

  2. Browns Players, Coaches Have Much To Prove In Season's Second Half

    Jerry Glanville was famous for once saying to a referee, “This is the NFL, which stands for Not For Long.” This popular quote that has fit the league’s cut-throat business ...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 232 reads 2 comments

  3. Jon Gruden's Ohio Roots Could Land Him in Cleveland

    The former coach also known as “Chucky” appears to be content in the Monday Night Football broadcast booth. Then again, money talks, it always does...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 2,344 reads 6 comments

  4. Brady Quinn To Start Against Baltimore Ravens? Sources Say Yes

    Brady Quinn might get another chance after all. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Quinn will start against the Baltimore Ravens next Monday night...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 225 reads 2 comments

  5. Bernie Kosar as GM Could Save Brady Quinn's Career in Cleveland

    If there is one person in the Browns’ organization who should hope Bernie Kosar is indeed the future general manager of the franchise, it’s Brady Quinn...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 2,759 reads 6 comments

  6. Is Marty Schottenheimer on Randy Lerner's Radar in Cleveland?

    Forget about it Browns fans, Bill Cowher isn’t coming to Cleveland in any capacity. Which brings me to another possible candidate to become the team’s director of football operations: Marty Schottenheimer...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,545 reads 15 comments

  7. Browns' Jamal Lewis Admits This Is Probably His Last Season

    Maybe he’s accomplished everything he can in his career. Maybe it’s the wear and tear on his body. Maybe it’s just the losing. It’s quite possibly none of those things, it could be each of those reasons...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 160 reads 1 comments

  8. Thoughts on Browns Quarterbacks, Brian Robiskie, and the Secondary

    At least Derek Anderson is as disgusted about his statistics as the fans are. Anderson told the Cleveland Plain Dealer this week that his stats are “garbage...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 536 reads 4 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns Offense Not Helped by Hank Fraley's Move To Tight End

    In a span of 12 months, the Cleveland Browns went from having a Pro Bowl tight end in Kellen Winslow Jr. to a guy who manned the center position for the three previous seasons...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 334 reads 5 comments

  10. Packers-Browns Preview: Green Bay's Offensive Line in Disarray

    If there was ever a game that the Cleveland Browns could pull an upset, this is it. The 3-2 Green Bay Packers come into Cleveland with an offensive line decimated by injuries...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 537 reads 3 comments

  11. Could D'Qwell Jackson Loss Be Blessing in Disguise?

    At 1-5, and another double digit-loss season imminent, the loss of linebacker D’Qwell Jackson is not as devastating to Cleveland Browns as it would have been if the team was 5-1...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 625 reads 19 comments

  12. Browns Would be Smart to Deal Shaun Rogers

    I cannot believe I’m saying this, but the Browns need to deal Shaun Rogers to a desperate team (Chargers, NOT the Jets) to maximize his value...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,183 reads 28 comments

  13. Kellen Winslow and Braylon Edwards Winless With New Teams

    There’s no question the Browns may have the worst offense in the league. However, their two biggest weapons from two years ago aren’t helping their new teams win either...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 490 reads 4 comments

  14. Ben Roethlisberger to Steelers Was a Match Made in Heaven

    A quarterback. That’s all the 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers needed to complementtheir running attack and punishing defense. Enter Ben Roethlisberger, the Findlay, Ohio native and Miami of Ohio football star...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 908 reads 7 comments

  15. Browns Win Game, Battles at Line of Scrimmage

    Run the ball, stop the run: If you do both of these things throughout the course of an NFL season, you will have a chance to win a lot of games...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 280 reads 26 comments

  16. Browns-Bills Preview: Anderson and Massaquoi Face Hurting Secondary

    Browns rookie wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi made his starting debut against the Cincinnati Bengals look easy. This Sunday, the Buffalo Bills’ secondary could make Massaquoi’s second start look even easier...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 440 reads 21 comments

  17. The Trickle Effect: What Braylon Edwards Trade Means for Browns Receivers

    Brian Robiskie fans may finally be getting their wish. With today’s trade of Braylon Edwards to the New York Jets, it will most likely open up more playing time for rookie Brian Robiskie...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,421 reads 6 comments

  18. Browns Fans Need To Keep The Faith

    Cleveland Browns fans have been living a 10-year nightmare. I am one of them and it’s about to be an 11-year disaster. Head coach Eric Mangini sent a message to fans that they need to believe in the building process here...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 357 reads 6 comments

  19. Braylon Edwards May Have Punched His Ticket Out Of Cleveland

    If Braylon Edwards’ on-the-field performance wasn’t bad enough, the alleged actions of the Browns wide receiver early Monday morning could ultimately seal his fate with the Cleveland Browns...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 568 reads 7 comments

  20. Bengals-Browns Preview: Cleveland Turns To Anderson To Right Ship

    Derek Anderson’s second chance to revive his NFL career will come against the same team in the same stadium. In the second game of the 2007 season, he threw for over 300 yards and five touchdowns...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 265 reads 7 comments

  21. Mangini Digging Himself Into a Hole With Randy Lerner

    If it hasn’t happened yet, when will Browns owner Randy Lerner start contemplating canning head coach Eric Mangini? Was it after the Denver loss and the Browns' second 0-2 start in ...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 423 reads 10 comments

  22. The Cleveland Browns Need To Stick With Quarterback Brady Quinn

    Another season, another quarterback mess in Cleveland.   I’m going to put everything to rest in one sentence.   Unless he gets hurt, the Cleveland Browns need to stick with Brady Quinn for the entire season...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 681 reads 25 comments

  23. Neither Brady Quinn or Derek Anderson Will Be on Browns' Roster in 2010

    So much for the whole quarterback secret.   When head coach Eric Mangini is fired, either at the end of the year or next year, the secrecy that surrounded the Browns quarterback position will follow him for the rest of his career...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 1,413 reads 16 comments

  24. Browns-Ravens: Cleveland Offense Must Pull Its Own Weight against Baltimore

    When your team is trailing by four points going into the fourth quarter and there’s little hope of coming back, you’re in deep...well, you know. This has been the case for the Cleveland Browns in the first two games of the season...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 172 reads 7 comments

  25. Brian Daboll, Maurice Carthon Pose Striking Similarities

    I can still see it. The Browns on the 5-yard line against the Carolina Panthers. Charlie Frye taking the snap, pitching the ball to fullback Lawrence Vickers who then proceeds to throw the ball ...

    Kim  Lakner Written by Kim Lakner about 5 years ago 360 reads 6 comments