1. Brandon Lloyd: Why the Cleveland Browns Should Be Interested

    ESPN.com reported very early this morning that the Denver Broncos are shopping top wide receiver Brandon Lloyd. The Broncos are looking for a mid-round draft pick as compensation...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 1,461 reads 39 comments

  2. Aaron Curry: Cleveland Browns Pass on Another Quality Player

    With all the throwing Colt McCoy has been doing this season, it’s no wonder the Cleveland Browns passed on former Seattle Seahawks linebacker—now with the Oakland Raiders — Aaron Curry ...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 970 reads 25 comments

  3. NFL Picks Week 6: 3 Stone Cold Locks

    The first five weeks of the much anticipated NFL season have been incredible. We've seen the lovable losers, the Buffalo Bills, turn into one of the AFC's juggernauts on offense...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 793 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Week 5: Picking All the Games Straight Up and ATS

    Last week, I followed up an 11-5 Week 3 performance by going 12-4. In case you haven't noticed—and judging by the reader count, you haven't—that's 23-9 over the past two frames...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  5. Browns vs. Titans: 3 Keys to Victory for Both Teams

    Finally, both teams add points in the first quarter, as neither had done so all season. Matt Hasselbeck has been very comfortable throwing from the pocket, as the running game has been stalled yet again...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Week 4: Picking the Straight-Up and ATS Winner for Each Game

    Not a bad week for me last week: 11-5, and picked Buffalo, Oakland and Tampa Bay. That brings me to 19-13 on the year. (Remember, I did not pick Week 2.) This week, I have an equal number of home teams winning as I do away teams...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about almost 3 years ago 411 reads 0 comments

  7. Browns vs. Dolphins: Notes from a Fantastic Cleveland Victory

    I wrote in my halftime notes that if the Browns wanted to win on Sunday, they needed to accomplish three things: - Run to set up the pass and get playmakers the ball. - Give Colt McCoy time to throw from the pocket...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about 3 years ago 399 reads 3 comments

  8. Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins: Halftime Notes

    If I'm the Cleveland Browns , I'm thrilled that this is a three point game. However, Miami should be angered by the scoreboard...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about 3 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  9. NFL Week 3: Straight-Up Predictions

    Week 1 Predictions Record: 8-8 Week 2: DNP After a .500 first week of picks, I was primed to go 16-0 in Week 2...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about 3 years ago 216 reads 2 comments

  10. NFL Week 1 Predictions

    A glorious new season is upon us. There are many things to watch for this coming season and it all starts in Week 1. As fans, we are going to be spoiled early on with a plethora of great divisional matchups...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about 3 years ago 713 reads 0 comments

  11. Roger Goodell and the NFL Lockout: Legacy of Peace?

    What’s in a legacy? What does it mean to be remembered for something great? Ask any Michael Jordan fan, and they can easily talk about his six championship rings, multiple MVP awards, 63 points in the garden, or "The Shot...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about 3 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Free Agency Speculation: 5 Players Everyone Will Want to Sign in 2012

    The 2011 season is firmly locked up in limbo and a wise man once said, "There's always next year." With next year in mind, we are going to take a look at the top-five free agents ...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 5,516 reads 26 comments

  13. NFL Trade Ideas: The 3 Best Trade Scenarios for the 2011 Season

    It is odd we are still talking about trade scenarios at this time of year. Yet, this is the type of offseason we are to expect because of the NFL lockout, now into day 101...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 2,028 reads 6 comments

  14. Fantasy Football: 8 Free Agents Worth a Look

    Peyton Manning and Michael Vick are free agents. They are not on this list. Both players were franchise-tagged prior to the NFL lockout and it's more than likely they return to their 2010 organizations...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 3,739 reads 6 comments

  15. Cleveland Browns: 5 Pitfalls That Must Be Avoided This Season

    A younger team, a rookie head coach, new offense, new defense, coming fresh out of one of the ugliest labor disputes in decades—what's there to worry about? Unfortunately, if you're a Browns fan, there is quite a bit to be concerned about...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 1,174 reads 9 comments

  16. Albert Haynesworth and the 5 Biggest Cancers on the Trading Block

    How do you move 350 pounds that is burning a $100 million hole in your pocket? As fast as you can. For that reason—well, and for many others—Albert Haynesworth tops the list of the five biggest cancers on the trading block...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 4,341 reads 23 comments

  17. NFL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz from Around the Web

    Do you know why NFL trade rumors are running wild during a lockout? Do you think that team general managers are sitting behind their desks for 40 hours a week becoming the greatest ...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 1,727 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL 2011: Power Ranking the Divisions Toughest-to-Weakest

    It's fair to say that when power ranking the divisions of the NFL , we all probably have the same group of four teams at the bottom: the NFC West. After that, it tends to get muddy...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 5,093 reads 14 comments

  19. NFL Free Agency: 5 Teams That Still Haven't Settled on a Starting QB Post-Draft

    I think in any offseason, there are a predictable number of teams that have real quarterback needs. The normal procedure would be to get a guy in free agency, and if you didn't strike ...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  20. 2011 NFL Free Agency: 5 Best Wide Receivers on the Market

    When NFL owners decide to stop pouting and bring their football back to the yard, the league's free agency period is expected to be a high-flying extravaganza...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 27,154 reads 21 comments

  21. Cleveland Browns Free Agency: 5 Players the Browns Should Avoid Targeting

    The 2011 NFL draft is over. The lockout was on. Then, it wasn't. Now, it's back on again. Free agency is on hold and so is the season...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 619 reads 4 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2011, Round 3: 3 Names the Cleveland Browns Should Get To Know

    With two rounds in the books and the team in much need of difference-makers, the Browns will find plenty of talent at the top portion of Round 3. This happens to be my favorite round of the draft...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 780 reads 8 comments

  23. United They Stand:NFL Players Triumph, Owners Make Senseless Promises

    Yesterday, Judge Susan Nelson ruled that the NFL Lockout was illegal and allowed players to return to work. The ruling came down around 6 p.m. EST Monday and only moments later, the NFL owners released their own statement...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 293 reads 2 comments

  24. NFL Lockout: They're Back! Judge Rules Lockout Over!

    Football is back! The lockout has been thwarted and the players have scored a huge victory—for the time being. Early today, Judge Susan Richard Nelson ruled in the favor of the players' suit for an injunction of the owners' lockout...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 304 reads 9 comments

  25. 1987 NFL Labor Dispute: The Year the Cleveland Browns Should Have Been SB Champs

    With so much discussion and debate on the current collective bargaining agreement—or disagreement, as it stands now—I feel the need to jet back to the most recent NFL ...

    Chuck Stanec Written by Chuck Stanec about over 3 years ago 923 reads 8 comments