Cleveland Browns’ New Front Office Honeymoon is Over

The Cleveland Browns' new front office, Paul DePodesta and Sashi Brown.

It appears that the media’s honeymoon is over with the new Cleveland Browns regime, and the Love Boat has sprung a few leaks. With everyone from former Browns safety Tashaun Gipson to Adam Schefter, and from “unnamed agents” to new-former Browns tackle Mitchell Schwartz’s brother taking potshots at the Browns new Cum Laude Management Group, […]

Maybe ‘Playing Like a Brown’ Is the Problem for Cleveland Browns?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: It’s November in Cleveland and all hope and optimism for the Browns season has been painfully wrenched from your body with each agonizing loss. Or how about this one: Media and fans are wondering how much longer the Browns head coach and GM will remain employed by […]

Squashing the Way-Too-Early Negativity Surrounding Cleveland Browns

Before the 2015 Cleveland Browns season can even begin Sunday in New York, an all-too familiar negativity has already started. The Browns have yet to lose a game, fumble a ball, allow a touchdown, or make a boneheaded play, yet some phrases like “fail for Cardale” and “fire Farmer” are the main themes from fans. […]

Browns’ key strengths and weaknesses heading into 2015 training camp

With Cleveland Browns training camp 2015 set to open, bold predictions and condemnations are abound. The glass is overflowing or it’s bone dry, there’s no in-between for the team’s fans and critics. A simple repeat performance of the Browns 7–9 season record from last year would be proof that head coach Mike Pettine is in […]

Setting expectations for 2015 Cleveland Browns season

Expectations come in different sizes, especially for the Cleveland Browns. The owner, front office, coaches, and players all expect to win and be competitive all season. Those who share this mindset point to the Browns 6–3 record to start last season as evidence that this team is on the rise. Others expect the Browns to be […]

Browns 2015 season preview: Quarterbacks outlook

Last season, the Cleveland Browns started three different players at quarterback in Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel, and Connor Shaw, en route to a 7–9 record. The problem wasn’t the hot start, but the uneven finish which saw the Browns stumbling to 1–6 over the last 7 games. An offseason shakeup led to Hoyer being replaced […]

Cleveland Browns Draft Recap and Breakdown

After taking a look at the big picture and letting things settle, here are some thoughts on the Cleveland Browns draft.   The Picks In the 1st round the Browns took Danny Shelton (nose tackle, 12 overall) and Cameron Erving (offensive line, 19 overall). With their pick in the 2nd round, the Browns took Nate […]

Browns draft rumors end tonight, but what questions will remain?

It’s finally here! The 2015 NFL Draft is upon us. No more waiting, no more rumors, and no more anticipation. As Mr. Coffee, himself, prepares for the draft, perhaps you should have some java brewing as well. It could be a wild one, or a slow one. Numerous reports, proving and disproving each other, have […]

Browns in great position to add BPA in NFL draft

With the 2015 NFL draft about a week away, the Cleveland Browns find themselves in a pretty comfortable position. Having two picks in the top 20 (Nos. 12 and 19), and a roster with far fewer holes in it than last season, the Browns have positioned themselves to not be forced into taking the best […]

Browns lose draft picks even when they make them

Adam Schefter reported Wednesday the Cleveland Browns’ punishment for the awfully named “textgate” scandal would be severe. Previously, the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints lost draft picks for their roles in “Spygate” and “Bountygate” respectively, equally poorly named scandals. First, writers need to come up with something a little better than adding “gate” […]