1. Building the Cleveland Browns: Finding the Right Mix of Veterans and Rookies

    The Cleveland Browns are starting over again for the millionth time. However, unlike former versions of the Browns, the cupboard is not bare...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 1 year ago 4,051 reads 42 comments

  2. Cleveland Browns: Gut-Check Season Is Long from over

    The Cleveland Browns do not face insurmountable odds going into the rest of the season. They will not be favored in any games that they play, nor do they deserve to be, but that does not make a difference...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 1,163 reads 24 comments

  3. Cleveland Browns: Minor Adjustments Moving Forward Will Propel Browns

    *All statistics are prior to Sunday's game against the Giants . The Cleveland Browns are off to another dismal season with Pat Shurmur sporting a 4-23 record...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 2,062 reads 11 comments

  4. Cleveland Browns: Brandon Weeden's Failure Could Spell Doom for Franchise

    Brandon Weeden ’s poor outing has far-reaching effects in Cleveland that could heavily impact the Browns for years to come...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 4,119 reads 89 comments

  5. Cleveland Browns' Brandon Weeden & Colt McCoy Getting Better Each Week

    Cleveland Browns are in a great spot at the quarterback position for the first time in a long time. Brandon Weeden has displayed a strong accurate arm and just has to learn the offense better...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 3,686 reads 35 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Should Look to the Miami Dolphins for Ways to Use Terrelle Pryor

    In Columbus, Ohio, the mention of Terrelle Pryor makes many Buckeye fans cringe. They believe he brought a bad attitude, school sanctions and zero national championships...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 3,286 reads 19 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns: Do Not Rush the Browns' New Rusher

    Cleveland fans hold their breath as they wait on the true status on their first round draft pick Trent Richardson . The truth of the matter is that no matter how much he recovers and what he does, this year his knee will not be right for a whole year...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 1,513 reads 8 comments

  8. Cleveland Browns Young Guns Face Uphill Battle This Season

    Cleveland is a team that has to build the offense around what Brandon Weeden is good at, much like what Carolina did for Cam Newton. He was drafted high for a reason; now it is up to the Browns offensive coordinator to make him successful...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 2 years ago 1,741 reads 6 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns Make Smart Offensive Moves in Round 1 to Set Up Round 2

    Browns fans can rejoice in the fact that Cleveland did not wait for circumstances to control their draft. Cleveland grabbed the bull by the horns and moved up to get their man Trent Richardson...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 884 reads 7 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns: Mock Draft 2.0: 13 Could Be Cleveland's Lucky Number

    With additional draft picks being awarded to the Cleveland Browns , they now have a total of 13 opportunities to improve their team...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 2,092 reads 21 comments

  11. Cleveland Browns 2012 Mock Draft: All Is Not Lost in Cleveland Without RGIII

    The Cleveland Browns , like many other teams, were looking into moving up in the 2012 NFL Draft to get Robert Griffin III. But the Washington Redskins put together a doomsday package to secure the second overall pick in the draft...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 5,164 reads 31 comments

  12. Robert Griffin III Is Medicine Cleveland Browns Need for Their Sick Offense

    This year's draft is the most important since the Cleveland Browns reopened for business. Through smart draft management last year they positioned themselves with multiple draft picks with two in the first round at the fourth and 22nd picks...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 1,211 reads 25 comments

  13. Cleveland Browns: Colt McCoy's Average Play Cost the Browns in the Draft

    "You are what your record says you are" Bill Parcells . In the NFL close does not count. The Browns fought hard against the Pittsburgh Steelers but the results are the same and the NFL is a win only league...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 378 reads 3 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns Need an Upgrade at the Most Important Position To Win

    The Cleveland Browns are losing again, and the loyal Browns fans are asked yet again to be patient, while they watch their team lose to the Bengals who have two rookies at key positions and then get pounded by the Ravens and up next the Steelers...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 1,732 reads 51 comments

  15. Ohio State's Luke Fickell Should Learn More in Second Life from Urban Meyer

    Jim Tressel spoke to the team prior to the Michigan game...yes, that Jim Tressel. The one that put the university in the situation where the NCAA still is deciding its fate. Just another bad decision from a coach struggling to find his own identity...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 2 years ago 1,365 reads 7 comments

  16. Ohio State Football: Luke Fickell Puts Career in the Hands of Wrong QB

    The long-awaited beat down from the Hurricanes has finally happened and sent notice to the Buckeyes' athletic director that coach (Luke) Fickell may not be ready for prime time...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about almost 3 years ago 577 reads 6 comments

  17. Cleveland Browns Draft: 7 Rounds 1st Choice and Alternative Possibility

    Mike Holmgren and Tom Heckert are the braintrust in Cleveland and have a plan. That plan is to make Cleveland a dangerous contender in a division with two Super Bowl contenders ever year...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 227 reads 0 comments

  18. 2011 NFL Draft: Can Cleveland Browns Find Their 4-3?

    Picture if you will that you are a surgeon and you work on the heart. Now picture you are asked to perform surgery on the brain. You may have had some exposure to the brain but are far from and expert...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 861 reads 13 comments

  19. Drafting for the Browns' West Coast Offense Starts with a First Round Weapon

    The West Coast offense is well suited for the Browns receivers and Quarterback Colt McCoy . The 2011 Draft is deep in the areas the Cleveland Browns need the most help: defensive line, right tackle and linebacker...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 680 reads 14 comments

  20. NFL Free Agency and the Draft: Rebuilding the Cleveland Browns

    The Cleveland Browns are going for a youth movement and are not going to be as active in free agency this year...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 2,228 reads 48 comments

  21. NFL: Ex-Buckeyes Might Be Right Fit for Bengals and Browns in Free Agency

    The Bengals are moving on without Carson Palmer and are content to let him sit out his four years if he wants too. The Browns have switched to a 4-3 defense and abandoned their attempts to be the Ravens and Steelers...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 1,149 reads 5 comments

  22. Cleveland Browns: Letting Go of the Past May Help Them Embrace a New Future

    The Browns fans have clung like grim death to their past, but a fresh start may be the key to rejuvenate their outlook and change their perspective. Browns fans are the jilted husband or wife that was cheated on...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 1,220 reads 20 comments

  23. Carson Palmer Trade Could be Key to Cincinnati Bengals Success in 2011

    Carson Palmer wants to be traded out of Cincinnati but the owner has stated he has no intention of trading his starting quarterback. What he really means is that he will only trade him if and only if there is too good a deal to pass up...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 2,304 reads 17 comments

  24. Cleveland Browns Looking Ahead: Win and Win Now—Defense Is the Answer

    The mantra for the Cleveland Browns has to be defense and more defense. The old argument of what wins games, a strong defense or a strong offense, is wasted in Cleveland because neither group is strong...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 1,269 reads 35 comments

  25. Cleveland Browns Makeover for 2011: Offense

    Mangini is gone and that also spells the end to Brian Dabol and the ineffective, confused offense in Cleveland...

    Derek Talib Written by Derek Talib about over 3 years ago 878 reads 2 comments