1. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns' Best Case Scenario

    While plenty of fans are in panic mode because the Cleveland Browns didn't win the Robert Griffin III sweepstakes and didn't land a veteran wide receiver in free agency (or anything ...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 2 years ago 10,117 reads 92 comments

  2. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Updated Cleveland Browns Potential Targets

    While the Cleveland Browns are not in the running to sign Peyton Manning , Mario Williams, Carl Nicks or many other players that are looking to join a team they consider a Super ...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 2 years ago 2,449 reads 17 comments

  3. Andrew Luck: Cleveland Browns Take Early Lead in Sweepstakes

    Andrew Luck is one of the best quarterback prospects since Peyton Manning . In fact, he would have been the hands-down first-overall pick in this year's draft if he decided to go pro...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about almost 3 years ago 3,401 reads 66 comments

  4. Bernie Kosar Being Considered for a Job, but Not With the Cleveland Browns

    I was born in 1983. Bernie Kosar was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in 1985 and led them to the playoffs in his rookie year. He followed up his rookie campaign by leading the Browns to the AFC Championship game in three of the next four years...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 3 years ago 1,264 reads 11 comments

  5. Cleveland Browns: 4-3 Defense, the Roster and the 2011 NFL Draft

    "Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts." ~Arnold Bennett, English novelist With the departures of Eric Mangini and ...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 3 years ago 3,046 reads 26 comments

  6. Cleveland Browns: Many Factors of Success/Failure for Browns and Eric Mangini

    The final indictment for any team in almost any sport is the win-loss record. For a rebuilding team, however, the record of the team must be weighed against measurable improvement as well as intangible factors...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 3 years ago 458 reads 2 comments

  7. Mangini Connection: Could Browns Have Interest in Alan Faneca?

    During the draft, Alan Faneca, the six-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowl guard of the New York Jets received a call from Rex Ryan informing him that he was being released...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about 4 years ago 593 reads 2 comments

  8. Evaluating The Cleveland Browns Offseason

    Randy Lerner hired Mike Holmgren to come to Cleveland and change the fortune and path of our beloved and beleaguered Browns. Holmgren brought in Tom Heckert, as well as a number of consultants to improve this organization...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about 4 years ago 1,277 reads 9 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns: 10 Bold 2010 NFL Draft Day Predictions and a Final Mock

    The Browns have 10 picks in this years NFL draft: one in the first, one in the second, three in the third, three in the fifth, and two in the sixth...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about 4 years ago 638 reads 7 comments

  10. 2010 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns First Round Options

    The Browns first round pick has been one of the most hotly debated selections in the national media leading up to the draft. The Browns should have many options that will depend on what players are selected ahead of them...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 4,655 reads 10 comments

  11. 2010 NFL Draft: Bulger's Release Does Little To Change Browns Draft

    Monday, the Rams released veteran quarterback Marc Bulger to avoid paying him the 8.5 million he is due this upcoming season. The move also presumably positions them to take Sam Bradford with the first overall pick later this month...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 1,222 reads 0 comments

  12. 2010 NFL Draft: Cleveland's Mike Holmgren Identifies Need for Speed

    In his most recent press conference, Cleveland Browns President Mike Holmgren addressed many issues. He discussed the quarterback situation and why he traded Brady Quinn and Kamerion Wimbley...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 1,459 reads 11 comments

  13. Three Words Spelled Doom for Brady Quinn: West Coast Offense

    Say what you want about Brady Quinn and his exit from Cleveland. He was doomed, right alongside Derek Anderson, the moment Mike Holmgren came to Cleveland. Holmgren is one of the major disciples of the West Coast offense...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 687 reads 18 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns Sign Troy Smith, Unveil Plans to Run Tiger Cat (Humor)

    Browns GM confirmed today that the Browns have signed Troy Smith to a three-year contract worth $8 million, including $2.5 million in guaranteed money...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 1,848 reads 4 comments

  15. 2010 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Seven-Round Mock (Pre NFL Combine)

    It is presumptuous at best to offer a full seven round mock draft before the combine, free agency, trades, and many other factors shape NFL rosters and the draft picture...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 2,563 reads 24 comments

  16. Cleveland Browns Should Learn From Indianapolis Colts' Example

    While it is true that the Colts just lost the Super Bowl, they were the winningest team of the last decade. It does not take too much examination to figure out why the Colts are successful...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 866 reads 19 comments

  17. Cleveland Browns' Draft Prospects at 2010 Senior Bowl

    Seldom do the elite talents of the draft play at the Senior Bowl. The fact that only seniors are allowed to play eliminates a host of underclassmen who declare early...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 2,115 reads 13 comments

  18. Previewing the Cleveland Browns' Offseason

    The Mike Holmgren era officially began in Berea today and the next few weeks will probably be a dynamic time for the Browns organization. Holmgren will probably make a decision regarding Eric Mangini in the upcoming days...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 830 reads 9 comments

  19. Misconceptions About Brady Quinn

    As the season draws to a close, Mike Holmgren will be evaluating the players on the Browns' roster and deciding who when keep moving forward. No position, aside from head coach, has seen more scrutiny than the quarterback...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 220 reads 46 comments

  20. Three Players That Need New Contracts If Mike Holmgren Is Next Browns GM

    Mike Holmgren has lots of decisions to make. First, he has to decide if he wants to come to Cleveland. If he does come to Cleveland, he'll be confronted with questions concerning the future ...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 906 reads 7 comments

  21. Once Maligned "Opportunity Period" Paying Dividends

    After James Davis was injured so early during an extended practice session that Eric Mangini terms the "opportunity period," many reporters and fans expressed outrage that players were spending extra time after practice to work...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 522 reads 3 comments

  22. Browns 2009 Draft: Analyzing the First Two Rounds

    The Browns had a first-round pick and two second-round picks heading into the 2009 draft. After a trade with the Jets, they amassed an additional second-round pick...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 487 reads 3 comments

  23. Suggestions for the Post-Mangini Browns

    The ownership and new management of the Cleveland Browns are going to have to make a decision on whether or not to move forward with Eric Mangini in 2010...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 787 reads 20 comments

  24. Diamond in The Rough: Matt Roth Excels Against Bengals

    The Browns lost another ugly game against a division foe Sunday. The offense failed to gain 200 total yards, and to add injury to insult, Shaun Rogers is done for the season and Brodney Pool ...

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 458 reads 11 comments

  25. Why the Cleveland Browns Should Cut Hank Poteat

    Imagine this scenario... It's third and six and you are playing the Cleveland Browns. You look at the wide receiver matchups to get an early read on who might be open. You see your slot/possession receiver lined up against the Browns nickel cornerback..

    Richard Baird Written by Richard Baird about over 4 years ago 626 reads 4 comments