Cleveland Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson joined Baskin & Phelps to discuss new Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton, the buzz at OTA’s, and the change of culture sweeping Berea.
Phil Taylor talks about the adjustment and excitement with the new coaching staff, first impressions of defensive coordinator Ray Horton, playing a 4-3 as compared to a 3-4 defense, the rotation with the defensive line, the coming back from injury last season, the confidence on the defensive side and more…
Adam Caplan talks about his reaction to the Browns’ draft, the acquisition of Devone Bess, the selection of Barkevious Mingo and the middle round trades, the need for a veteran safety and another inside linebacker alongside D’Qwell Jackson, Dion Lewis as a change of pace back, Brandon Weeden in Norv Turner’s offense and more…
Jackson called defensive signals and aggressively played his position Wednesday, the second day of the initial minicamp under new coach Rob Chudzinski. The three-day voluntary session also is the first time Cleveland’s defense has been on the field with new coordinator Ray Horton.
It’s not quite the Grammys, Oscars or Golden Globes but in the spirit of Saturday night’s 2-hour prime time special, 92.3 The Fan presents the 2012 Brownies.
Josh Cribbs will be named to the Pro Bowl next week following the AFC Championship game between New England and Baltimore. With Ravens returner Jacoby Jones and Patriots specialist Matthew Slater squaring off for a trip to Super Bowl XLVII, Cribbs is guaranteed a spot.
Change is a part of life in the NFL and the Browns are about to go through it again, much to the chagrin of several players.
Following Sunday’s finale in Pittsburgh, the Browns (5-10) are expected to undergo another radical makeover. That might begin with coach Pat Shurmur’s firing after two seasons and could include general manager Tom Heckert being replaced. Although his fate seems sealed, Shurmur is doing all he can to keep his team focused on beating the Steelers (7-8).
A Pair of Browns are honored, T.J. Ward laments the early end to his season, and the latest injury update in Daryl Ruiter’s new and notes for Thursday.
Phil Dawson’s teammates paid tribute to the Cleveland Browns’ veteran kicker Thursday after he was named to his first ever Pro Bowl.