Paul Bessire talks about the Browns’ odds this week with Jay Cutler set to start for the Bears, the Thursday night matchup between San Diego and Denver, Cowboys-Packers, Bengals-Steelers…
Gregg Rosenthal talks about RGIII’s benching in Washington, Shanahan’s decision to start Kirk Cousins and whether it’s to build value, Jim Harbaugh and Mike Tomlin’s future, the Browns’ starting quarterback situation entering 2014…
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
Quarterback Jason Campbell practiced again Friday and he will start Sunday’s game at New England.
Paul Bessire talks about how Jameis Winston’s availability affects the ACC Championship game between Florida State and Duke, Florida State being the clear favorite to win the national championship by the numbers, Ohio State being in the second position…
Tomlin apologized at length Tuesday for nearly interfering with Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones in the third quarter of a 22-20 Baltimore victory on Thanksgiving night, calling it “embarrassing, inexcusable, illegal, a blunder.”
If it weren’t for bad luck, the Cleveland Browns wouldn’t have any luck. The franchise has to be cursed. Right? How else can you explain being this bad for this long with the worst case scenario playing out every year?
Alex Tanney, signed from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad last Tuesday, would start against the Patriots if Campbell or Weeden can’t go.
Browns still question Campbell hit, Tanney up to speed, Horton’s stat machine, the Friday injury report and more in Daryl Ruiter’s notes from Berea.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.