Week Five College Football and Week Four NFL Picks With Paul Bessire on Bull & Fox

Paul Bessire talks about the best NFL matchups of the weekend and which teams will cover and/or pull the upset, the Indians’ chances to make the playoffs, whether Ohio State will cover against Cincinnati

92.3 The Fan–09/26/2014

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Studs and Duds: Offensive Rookies Stand Out, But Defense Needs Help

With the Cleveland Browns settling down this week thanks to a bye, they have a chance to heal up some lingering injuries and assess the current state of the team. There are some players that need to do a lot to come around now, but there are others — especially some rookies — that have made solid names for themselves.


Andrew Hawkins #16 of the Cleveland Browns carries the ball between the defense of Asa Jackson #25 and Chykie Brown #23 of the Baltimore Ravens during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Andrew Hawkins Making Impression As Browns Top Receiver

Andrew Hawkins is one of the smallest players on the Browns’ roster, but he’s made one of the biggest impressions so far this season.


Head coach Mike Pettine of the Cleveland Browns / (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mike Pettine Brings Leadership, Accountability To The Browns; Raises Expectations At The Bye

Moral victories no longer exist or reside in Cleveland. There are no excuses with Mike Pettine now roaming the sidelines. The Browns have raised the bar from hoping to win to expecting to win.

92.3 The Fan–09/25/2014

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns, Coaching Staff Remind Players To “Act Like A Brown” During Bye

Following Thursday’s practice players rushed to catch flights but before they took off Pettine, position coaches as well as the team’s director of player engagement Dr. Jamil Northcutt reminded them to “act like a Brown” and stay out of trouble.

92.3 The Fan–09/25/2014

Johnny Manziel / (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kinkhabwala: “I Don’t Think The Difference Between 1-2 And 3-0 Is Johnny Manziel”

NFL Network reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala joined Ken Carman on the Ken Carman Show Wednesday to discuss the Browns quarterback situation, the expectations of Mike Pettine, and the pressures to win with a quarterback like Brian Hoyer despite temptations for Johnny Manziel.

92.3 The Fan–09/24/2014

Browns running back Ben Tate takes a break from riding the bike to watch drills during practice. Tate sprained his right knee during the first half of a week 1 loss at Pittsburgh. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Ben Tate’s Availability vs. Titans TBD, Will Remain Starting RB Upon Return

Whether or not running back Ben Tate will be ready to play Oct. 5 at Tennessee remains to be seen but he will remain the starter once he does return and other notes from Wednesday’s practice in Berea.

92.3 The Fan–09/24/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Albert Breer on Winston: “The Feeling That NFL People Have, He’s Not Who He Tries To Portrayed Himself To Be”

Albert Breer talks about the comparable situations to the Cowboys’ handling of Dez Bryant and the Browns with Josh Gordon, the 1-2 start for Mike Pettine’s team, the template for the future of balancing the present with Brian Hoyer and the future with Johnny Manziel…

92.3 The Fan–09/24/2014

Browns cornerback Joe Haden looks on during Wednesday's practice. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns CB Joe Haden Holds Himself Accountable For Slow Start To Season

Haden watched the film from Sunday’s 23-21 loss to the Ravens and he knows exactly what he should’ve and could’ve done, but didn’t.

92.3 The Fan–09/24/2014

Cleveland Browns general Manager Ray Farmer / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Ray Farmer Says “I Like the Attitude That Our Team is Demonstrating, Good To See a Team That’s Resilient”

Ray Farmer talks about the team’s 1-2 record, the performance of the running backs so far this season, Brian Hoyer’s ability to win games and Johnny Manziel’s growth, if there’s been disappointment in Justin Gilbert and Joe Haden’s struggles…

92.3 The Fan–09/24/2014

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