1. Browns' Win Saves Team at Least $3.5 Million: Enough for Josh Cribbs Contract?

    How much money can a win save you? For the Cleveland Browns, the week 17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars saved them over $3.5 million in guaranteed money because they moved down two slots in the draft...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 5 years ago 1,024 reads 15 comments

  2. An In Depth Look at the Cleveland Browns WRs

    Much has been made about the Browns again looking to trade Edwards, now potentially for Thomas Jones and a draft pick. Quite simply, as mentioned here there are a lot of reasons to not to do this...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 522 reads 4 comments

  3. History Says Mohamed Massaquoi Will Either Be a Boom Or a Bust

    As I wrote here, expectations of Brian Robiskie by most Browns fans, and B/R readers (see poll on article), are outrageously high (87 percent believe he’ll perform better than the average ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 468 reads 1 comments

  4. Robiskie a No. 2 Reciever? History Says There's a 36 Percent Chance of That

    There are a lot of ways to judge whether or not a college player will be successful in the NFL. Prior to the draft, one can watch hours of tape, time the player’s 40-yard dash, and see how much they can bench press...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 423 reads 5 comments

  5. Looking Back At the Cleveland Browns' 2006 Draft

    This the the second of a two-part series on reviewing the Cleveland Browns 2005 and 2006 drafts (part one is here). As before, I'm comparing each player's performance to that of the next player drafted at the same position...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 566 reads 17 comments

  6. Cleveland Browns' Two Ideal Draft Scenarios

    The Browns face a pivotal draft. There are a significant number of holes to fill (WR2, OLB, SS, RB, CB, and DL), with only a few selections to do it. Therefore, the Browns will probably need to make some trades to fill most of these holes...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 893 reads 2 comments

  7. Why The Browns Should Trade Derek Anderson

    As the Browns face the 2009 draft, the team needs to hit a lot of its draft picks. With numerous holes to fill, any additional picks that can be acquired through trading players in a position where the team is deep is crucial...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 636 reads 35 comments

  8. Looking Back at The Browns 2005 Draft

    This begins a two-part series on reviewing the Cleveland Browns 2005 and 2006 drafts. It's way too early to look at success or failure from the '07 and '08 draft, as those players are still developing...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 1,020 reads 11 comments

  9. How John Madden Democratized Football

    I'll admit, I'm not a huge John Madden fan. I'd prefer to have Chris Collinsworth or Ron Jaworski calling games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 139 reads 1 comments

  10. The Cleveland Browns' Needs and How To Address Them on Draft Day

    With one first-round pick, and two second-round picks, the Browns seem to have enough ammunition to fill just the glaring needs of team. This post will focus on where the Browns have holes, and who seems to be the best player to fill each need...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 902 reads 5 comments

  11. Why Jamal Lewis Struggled Last Year

    A lot of Browns fans are calling for the team to use one of its second round picks on a running back. Most of this belief comes from looking at Jamal Lewis’ stats last year, and deciding that he needs to be replaced...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 330 reads 5 comments

  12. Shaun Rogers: Five Reasons the Browns Shouldn't Consider Trading Him

    There have been multiple rumors circulating, hypothesizing about the Browns trading Shaun Rogers. Based on a play-by-play analysis of 12 of the Browns' 16 games last year, I can say there are ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 839 reads 3 comments

  13. Why The Denver Broncos Won't Trade Cutler for The Detroit Lions' No. 1 Pick

    Don't recognize this guy? He's one reason why the Broncos won't trade Cutler for the No. 1 pick (it's Courtney Brown). Twice since 1990 has the 1st overall pick been traded...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 905 reads 6 comments

  14. Jay Cutler Trade Not an Option for Browns Due to Money Matters

    There are obviously a lot of rumors flying around these days about Jay Cutler being traded and the Browns being a third team involved...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 842 reads 19 comments

  15. Four Reasons the Cleveland Browns Should Keep Braylon Edwards

    The Browns are in a tough situation with Braylon Edwards, but there are four reasons why they should keep him. However, to buy into this post at all, I'm assuming that you'll agree Braylon is one of the top 32 wide receivers in the league...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about over 5 years ago 849 reads 25 comments

  16. How Crennel Cost the Browns $17 Million, a Third and a Fifth Round Pick

    Very few people believe that Romeo Crennel is a top-notch NFL head coach. Yet, his biggest flaw as the Browns' head coach is his dislike for playing rookies. Last year, Phil Savage traded his 2009 third round pick to draft Martin Rucker...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 1,046 reads 6 comments

  17. What Sean Jones' Departure Means to The Browns

    Sean Jones, one of the last remnants of the Butch Davis era, has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, leaving a hole at strong safety. After watching the Browns games last year, I can say a couple of things with confidence about Jones...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 443 reads 11 comments

  18. How Will the Cleveland Browns Fill Jason Wright's Shoes?

    The Cardinals are now close to reaching an agreement with Jason Wright, the Browns' primary backup to Jamal Lewis, at least in Romeo Crennel's eyes...

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  19. Quinn or Anderson: A Look Back on the Denver Game

    Throughout the season, (I missed a couple of games) I took play-by-play notes on each Cleveland Browns game. Obviously, one of the most interesting was the Denver game, in which Brady Quinn made his first start...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  20. Why Kevin Shaffer Was Let Go

    No more than 24 hours after Jurevicius was released, the Browns announced that they were also letting go of last year's starting right tackle, Kevin Shaffer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 566 reads 9 comments

  21. Why the Browns Released Jurevicius

    Joe Jurevicius release was a surprise to me, but maybe it shouldn't have been. Clearly, the trade of Kellen Winslow left a gap for the Browns, as Winslow was the primary target on third down for Browns last season...

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  22. The Genius of Phil Savage

    Removing Phil Savage from the Browns will have long term consequences on the talent level of the team in the near future. His success in Baltimore’s recent drafts is virtually unparalleled, and in Cleveland, he was almost just as good...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 544 reads 9 comments

  23. Kellen Winslow Trade Analysis

    The Browns trade of Kellen Winslow was the right thing to do in just about every scenario, based on two factors: 1) They had no intention to redoing his contract prior to or during this season ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike G about almost 6 years ago 757 reads 3 comments