1. Cleveland Browns: How Shurmur and Holmgren Must Adapt Their Plans for Success

    As yet another disappointing season for the Browns nears its close, team president Mike Holmgren's long-term strategy, at one time affectionately dubbed "The Plan," now draws questions rather than praise...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about over 2 years ago 3,894 reads 32 comments

  2. Browns vs. Cardinals: 5 Things We Learned from Cleveland's 20-17 OT Loss

    The Cleveland Browns hit double digits in the loss column on Sunday in a heartbreaking 20-17 overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals ...

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  3. Browns vs. Cardinals: Keys to a Cleveland Victory at Arizona

    This Sunday the Cleveland Browns travel to the desert to face the red-hot Arizona Cardinals in what will likely be a battle of the backup quarterbacks, thanks to concussions to Cleveland's Colt McCoy and Arizona's Kevin Kolb...

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  4. Hillis Gone in 2012 Thanks to Controversies? Call It the "LeBron James Effect"

    If you're somebody who likes a happy ending, Cleveland has never been the place to set up your sports fairy tale...

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  5. Offseason Keep, Trade or Cut Decisions for Every Cleveland Browns Starter

    For non-playoff-bound teams like the Cleveland Browns , the 2011 season is nearing its close. The Browns have just three more games left before they close out their year...

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  6. Browns vs. Steelers: What We Learned from Cleveland's 14-3 Loss

    The seemingly never-ending era of heartbreak continued in Cleveland on Thursday night, as the Browns suffered yet another crushing loss to their rival the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 14-3...

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  7. Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Browns' Keys to the Game

    Week 14 of the NFL Season is a short rest for the Cleveland Browns , who play their first night game of the season this Thursday in an AFC North showdown with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  8. Ravens vs Browns: 5 Things We Learned from Cleveland's 24-10 Loss

    A sputtering offense and an ineffective run defense once again defined Sunday for the Cleveland Browns , as they suffered another disappointing loss in Cleveland, this time against the Baltimore Ravens ...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about over 2 years ago 3,271 reads 23 comments

  9. Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns: Browns' Keys to the Game

    It's the Cleveland Browns vs. the Team Formerly Known as the Cleveland Browns on Sunday as the Browns take on the Ravens at home for their second AFC North matchup in a row and the first meeting in 2011 between the two teams...

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  10. Cleveland Browns 2011 Coaching Report Card

    Given that the Cleveland Browns were set to roll out new systems on both offense and defense in 2011 and had a roster that was exceptionally short on experience, it's no surprise ...

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  11. Browns vs. Bengals: 6 Things We Learned from Cleveland's 23-20 Loss

    RB Peyton Hillis finally returned to the field on Sunday, but his efforts weren't enough to keep the Browns from losing a 23-20 heartbreaker in Cincinnati to the division rival Bengals ...

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  12. Browns vs. Bengals: Changes Pat Shurmur and the Browns Must Make vs. Cincinnati

    When the Browns faced the Bengals for the first time this season in Week 1, Cleveland fans were expecting a victory over a team with myriad off-field problems that was supposed ...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about almost 3 years ago 2,363 reads 18 comments

  13. Peyton Hillis and 5 Cleveland Browns Who Will Be Gone in 2012

    With a lot of football still left to play in 2011, it seems early to be talking about the 2012 season. But in a town like Cleveland where we're perpetually waiting 'til next year, it's never too early to look a bit farther down the road...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about almost 3 years ago 8,435 reads 10 comments

  14. Browns vs. Jags: 5 Things We Learned from Cleveland's Win over Jacksonville

    Factory of Sadness? Not today, as the Browns won a 14-10 nail biter over the Jacksonville Jaguars with a little bit of luck and big, big goal-line stand...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about almost 3 years ago 4,566 reads 37 comments

  15. Cleveland Browns vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Browns' Keys to the Game

    It's the battle of the 3-6 teams in Cleveland this Sunday, as the Browns host the Jacksonville Jaguars and look to snap a three-game losing streak...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about almost 3 years ago 1,463 reads 10 comments

  16. Cleveland Browns: Report Card Grades for Every Rookie Through Week 10

    Back in April, the Browns concluded their 2011 draft to mixed reviews. Some thought GM Tom Heckert did an excellent job swindling future picks from the Atlanta Falcons via trade ...

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  17. Rams vs. Browns: 6 Things We Learned from Cleveland's Loss to St. Louis

    Yet another Sunday afternoon ended in heartbreak today for the Browns in the "Factory of Sadness" that is Cleveland Browns Stadium, thanks to a 13-12 loss to the St. Louis Rams , who came into this game at 1-7 on the season...

    Samantha Bunten Written by Samantha Bunten about almost 3 years ago 3,297 reads 37 comments

  18. Rams vs. Browns: Cleveland's Keys to the Week 10 Matchup

    It's the battle of the anemic offenses in Cleveland this week, as the 1-7 St. Louis Rams come to town to face the 3-5 Cleveland Browns ...

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  19. Cleveland Browns Self Scouting: 6 Play-Calling Tendencies That Must Change

    After nine weeks of play, the Browns are in last place in the AFC North and have logged just three wins in 2011...

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  20. Browns vs Texans: 6 Things We Learned from Cleveland's 30-12 Loss

    In another instance of what has become a painful Sunday afternoon pattern, the Browns were soundly defeated at the hands of the Houston Texans , 30-12...

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  21. Cleveland Browns vs Houston Texans: Browns' Keys to the Game

    On Sunday, the Browns kick off the second half of their season in Houston against the Texans , the first of many ugly matchups thrust upon the Browns in the back half of 2011 by seemingly diabolical schedulemakers...

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  22. Cleveland Browns: 6 Predictions for the Second Half of the Season

    Seven games down, nine to go. At the midpoint of the 2011 season, the Browns are 3-4 and alone in the AFC North cellar behind perpetual powerhouses Baltimore and Pittsburgh and the surprisingly good Cincinnati Bengals ...

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  23. Browns vs 49ers: 5 Things We Learned about Cleveland in 20-10 Loss

    It was another disappointing Sunday for Cleveland fans, as the Browns fell to 3-4 after losing 20-10 to the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  24. Cleveland Browns vs San Francisco 49ers: Browns' Keys to the Game

    The Cleveland Browns are nine point underdogs this Sunday as they head out to the west coast to face the 5-1 San Francisco 49ers . The Browns are 3-3 and looking to close out the halfway point of the NFL season above ...

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  25. Browns vs. 49ers: 5 Ways San Francisco Is Vulnerable to an Upset

    Entering the 2011 season, both the Browns and the 49ers looked like teams in limbo. Both groups seemed to have potential, but neither looked like they were quite there yet...

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