Browns’ Loss Vaults Steelers to Playoffs

The final game was like a summary of the season. The Browns missed opportunities and  failed to score a touchdown to lose for the 18th time in the last 21 games. Trailing by five in the fourth quarter, Austin Davis fumbled, giving the Steelers a first and goal- which Pittsburgh quickly turned into a touchdown […]

Manziel runs all over, but runs out of time in loss to Chiefs

Johnny Manziel ran all over the Chiefs defense, but in the end he ran out of time in a 17-13 loss to the Chiefs. Manziel set a Browns quarterback record rushing for 108 yards, but didn’t have a chance to throw for the end zone as time ran out on the potential game-winning drive. Manziel slammed […]

Browns Start Strong, Lose Big in Seattle

The Cleveland Browns offense and Johnny Manziel showed signs of growth, but their defense was simply overmatched in a 30-13 loss in Seattle. The defense had no answers to stop the Seahawks as Seattle scored on its first four possessions. Overall,  Seattle converted six of eight possessions into points on the day and you could say […]

Johnny Manziel Ends Browns Skid, Beats 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers were exactly what the Cleveland Browns needed. The struggling Browns ended a seven-game losing streak with a 24-10 win. The Browns had a running game. They stopped the run. Johnny Manziel made plays.  The Browns had a season high in rushing (233 yards) and a season high (9) sacks. The 49ers (4-9) provided some […]

Browns Laughed Off Home Field by Bengals, Their Fans

The Bengals and the Browns are from the opposite ends of Ohio. And it’s clear the brand of football they’re playing is at opposite ends of the spectrum. Cincinnati cruised to a 37-3 win over the Browns improving to 10-2, while the Browns fall to 2-10. The Bengals sweep the season series for the first […]

Somehow Browns Found New Way to Lose to Ravens

An old-timer at a place I once worked used to say, “Just when you think things can’t get any weirder, take a look around.” He wasn’t even talking about being a Browns fan. The Ravens were playing without QB Joe Flacco, WR Steve Smith and RB Justin Forsett, who are all out for the season […]

Browns Blown Out in The ‘Burgh

The Browns were undermanned and overmatched. Missing four starters out with injuries, Cleveland had too many penalties and turnovers. Their defense could not stop Ben Roethlisberger, who came in off the bench to lead the Steelers to a 30-9 win. The Steelers stay in the wild cart hunt at (6-4). The Browns fall to (2-8). “The thing that’s […]

Browns Blasted, Embarrassed By Bengals in 2nd Half

Johnny Manziel may have a future as the Browns starting quarterback. He had the Browns  within 7 points of the undefeated Bengals in the 4th quarter, but the Bengals talent took over in the final 15 minutes on the way to a 31-10 win. Cincinnati improves to (8-0). The Browns drop to (2-7). Playing without Josh […]

Browns Lifeless in Second Half Meltdown Loss to Cardinals

The Browns can keep saying they are “close.” Close to winning. And close to seeing a season spiral away into double-digit losses. Despite forcing four turnovers and building a ten point halftime lead, the Browns dropped their third straight game, losing 34-20 to the Arizona Cardinals Sunday. The Browns looked like they’d have a chance […]

Browns Coaching Staff’s Lack of Experience May Be to Blame

The Cleveland Browns are now mired in another season of woe. The team is 2-5, and there are few signs that things are going to get better any time soon.  But who’s to blame?  Owner Jimmy Haslam? General Manager Ray Farmer? Head coach Mike Pettine? The players? You could make a long list for each, […]