1. NFL's 13 Unlucky and Losing Teams: Which Ones Can Turn It Around in 2011?

    Out of 32 NFL teams, 10 entered Week 8 with losing records. Another five were at exactly .500. In the latter group, you have to consider Cleveland as losers, given their play and the competition...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about over 2 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Predictions Week 8: Every Game Predicted S/U, Against the Spread, O/U

    NFL Picks Record at end of Week 7: Straight Up: 67-36 Against the Spread: 60-43 Over/Under: 53-50 Here’s the obligatory Tim Tebow paragraph. Tim Tebow is being shopped...

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  3. NFL: Why Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Should Start Before Week 10

    After Sunday night’s massacre of the Colts by the New Orleans’ Saints, I’m sure that all of NFL fandom is united behind the proposition that SNF Flex Scheduling needs to start in Week 2, if not sooner...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about over 2 years ago 602 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Picks for Week 7: Every Game Predicted Straight Up, Against the Spread, O/U

    Totals: At end of Week 6 Straight Up: 58 - 32, Against the Spread: 51 - 39, Over/Under: 46 - 44 57% ATS: Not my best couple of weeks, but I'll break 60% soon. Promise...

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  5. 5 Reasons That Pat Shurmur Has Cleveland Browns Headed in the Right Direction

    So, the Browns lost. Again. The most chronically depressed person I ever met was a Cubs’ fan. I’m starting to understand her better. But I truly am a glass-full kind of woman...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about over 2 years ago 1,220 reads 19 comments

  6. NFL Picks Week 6: Predictions for All Games Straight Up, Against the Spread, O/U

    2011 NFL Season Totals: Straight Up: 52-25, Against the Spread: 44-33, Over/Under: 42-35 Well, I squeaked by in Week 5 and am still rather respectable in the winning column...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about over 2 years ago 553 reads 2 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns Must Get Mohamed Massaquoi More Involved in the Offense

    It’s just no fun criticizing Andy Reid anymore. For the entire decade that the Philly faithful were booing Donovan McNabb and hailing Reid as a genius, there was some point in trying to be the voice of the facts...

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  8. NFL Cleveland Browns: 5 Facts to Confuse You During Bye Week

    Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 2,393 reads 22 comments

  9. NFL Predictions Week 5: Game Picks Straight Up, Against the Spread & Over/Under

    Picks Record: NFL Weeks 1-4 Straight Up: 44-20, Against the Spread: 37-27, Over/Under: 35-29 The National Football League lost Al Davis this week...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 1,668 reads 11 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns and Pat Shurmur: Inheriting a NFL Head Coach.

    If you are a rabid Cleveland Browns ’ fan, you probably know the following bare facts about your new Head Coach: Born 1965, married to Jennifer (college sweetheart, thank you very much), four children...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 451 reads 6 comments

  11. Cleveland Browns face the Tennessee Titans in NFL Week 4: Good News/Bad News

    Help me, Peyton Hills, you’re my only hope. -George Lucas (sort of) If Kenny Britt were still on the Tennessee Titans , they’d be favored by a touchdown coming into Cleveland on Sunday...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 482 reads 9 comments

  12. NFL Picks for Week 4: Every Game Straight Up, Against the Spread and Over/Under

    Exactly how old are the NFL refs? I honestly saw two zebras chatting with Jim Harbaugh on the sidelines in Week 1 and one of them said, “Haven’t seen you in a while; it’s great to have you back in the NFL...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 488 reads 6 comments

  13. Cleveland Browns: Meet Your New/Old Punter, Brad Maynard.

    In 1998, with Chris Chandler unable to play, Steve DeBerg became the oldest quarterback to ever start a NFL game when he captained the Super-Bowl bound Atlanta Falcons against the Jets ...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 451 reads 0 comments

  14. NFL Week 3 Predictions: Every Pick for Every Game

    Bill Parcells: quote of the week “It’s a team sport. You’re singing in the choir; you’re not a soloist.” Don't you just love the Tuna? But anyway you slice it, all eyes will be on No...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 628 reads 0 comments

  15. Browns vs. Dolphins: 7 Matchups That Will Help the Browns Win

    The Cleveland Browns are tied for first place in the AFC North! Wow. I would be more impressed if Pittsburgh , Baltimore , Cincinnati and Cleveland weren’t all 1-1. But a win is a win, right? Party on, Dawg Pound...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 804 reads 19 comments

  16. Chad Ochocinco, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens: the NFL's Divas vs. Tedy Bruschi

    I love the audience and the audience loves me and we love loving each other because none of us got enough love in our childhoods—and that’s showbiz...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 1,162 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL Predictions Week 2: Picking Every Game

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are ^&$(@ed off. The Ravens are wary of a trap. The Vikings need to consult O-line in the football dictionary. The Chargers need to get nasty. The Colts need, well there's not enough room here to list what the Colts need...

    Barbara Bruno Written by Barbara Bruno about almost 3 years ago 1,154 reads 1 comments

  18. Carson Palmer and Eight Available Quarterbacks Better than Kerry Collins

    My first thought when seeing this headline was, “Who cares”? Unless No. 5 is injured, this is a complete hypothetical...

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  19. NFL Picks Week 1: From Green Bay to Denver and Every NFL Team in Between

    Ladies and gentlemen: Start...your...tailgate! Yes, we will have to endure endless pregame festivities (except for those of us who actually want to hear the President speak). Yes, the pomp and circumstance can be a little thick...

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  20. Football Analysis from the Couch: Rating NFL Television

    The professional football viewing landscape changed dramatically with the creation of the NFL Network. Although this entity still needs more programming (they’ve even added a recurring ...

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  21. Eagles Embrace Michael Vick; Redemption, or Business as Usual?

    Have you seen the film Backdraft ? Robert De Niro plays a fire chief who shows up at an arsonist’s (Donald Sutherland) parole hearing each and every year...

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  22. Chicago Bears: Lovie Reins in Martz, Running Backs Sighted in Chicago

    The next time someone starts bragging about how the Bears are now Super Bowl contenders because Mike Martz and Tice have fixed the O-line problems here’s what you do: 1) suppress ...

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