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Browns Daily Wrap: Cutler as quarterback

Browns Daily Wrap: Cutler as quarterback

On Thursday’s edition of “Cleveland Browns Daily, Driven by Liberty Ford,” co-hosts Vic Carucci and Nathan Zegura spoke about the unpopularity of “shutting players down” for the season as well as ...
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Chargers Upset Broncos to Stay in Playoff Race

    N.F.L. Roundup: Chargers Upset Broncos to Stay in Playoff Race

    Philip Rivers threw for two touchdowns as San Diego handed Denver a regular-season home loss for the first time in 14 games.
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  • Gordon ‘always strived to be the best’

    Gordon ‘always strived to be the best’

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 12, 2013
    Senior Editor Vic Carucci says Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon envisioned having the big season he is enjoying long ago.
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  • Running back Edwin Baker is ready to help; fullback Chris Ogbon…

    Running back Edwin Baker is ready to help; fullback Chris Ogbonnaya gets Pro Bowl votes: Cleveland Browns Insider

    cleveland.com Dec 12, 2013
    Former Michigan State running back Edwin Baker is ready to contribute on Sunday.
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  • Sheard humbled by honor

    Sheard humbled by honor

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 12, 2013
    Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard won the franchise’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, the team announced Thursday.
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  • Did late no-call help Patriots sink Browns?

    Did late no-call help Patriots sink Browns?

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2013
    The two late flags thrown on the Cleveland Browns in New England have been the topic of much criticism, in Cleveland and nationally. But the Browns also wondered about a no-call on the play before Billy Cundiff’s missed field goal. The team privately wo…
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  • Did Tom Brady outwit Browns' defense?

    Did Tom Brady outwit Browns' defense?

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2013
    What did in the Cleveland Browns' defense at New England? Penalties and Tom Brady. That’s what defensive coordinator Ray Horton said. Horton did his best not to complain about the officiating, but he did say that Brady audibled three times on the last t…
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  • Sports Insider: Browns OL Jason Pinkston on Josh Gordon, Mary K…

    Sports Insider: Browns OL Jason Pinkston on Josh Gordon, Mary Kay Cabot on Browns, Paul Hoynes on Tribe

    cleveland.com Dec 12, 2013
    On today's Sports Insider, Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor talked with the Browns' Jason Pinkston, cleveland.com's Paul Hoynes and Mary Kay Cabot.
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  • Nate Solder back at practice, Aaron Dobson still out

    Nate Solder back at practice, Aaron Dobson still out

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2013
    It looks like Tom Brady has a good chance at having tackle Nate Solder protecting his blind side on Sunday against the Dolphins. Solder suffered a concussion in last weekend’s victory over the Browns and missed Wednesday’s practice while going through t…
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  • PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Week 15 picks

    PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Week 15 picks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2013
    Wednesday was a busy day for Bears quarterbacks. Josh McCown was named the NFC offensive player of the week and then coach Marc Trestman brought word that he was “optimistic” Jay Cutler would return to the lineup against the Browns this weekend. John Mu…
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Will T.J. Ward play his fi…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Will T.J. Ward play his final game with Browns at FirstEnergy?

    cleveland.com Dec 12, 2013
    What will it take for the Cleveland Browns to re-sign T.J. Ward?
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  • Vote T.J. Ward for 2014 Pro Bowl, Jay Cutler in Cleveland, trad…

    Vote T.J. Ward for 2014 Pro Bowl, Jay Cutler in Cleveland, trade scenarios for Cavs: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Dec 12, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawg Pound Daily, Wahoo's On First and Cavs: The Blog.
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  • Hey, you! Get your Browns, Indians and Cavaliers questions answ…

    Hey, you! Get your Browns, Indians and Cavaliers questions answered by our beat reporters

    cleveland.com Dec 12, 2013
    Mary Kay Cabot is ready to take your Browns questions. What's on your mind, Cleveland sports fans? Have the Cavaliers turned the corner? Does Josh Gordon deserve to be in the Pro Bowl?Should the Indians try to trade Justin Masterson or...
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  • Ronnie Lott weighs in on T.J. Ward's hit

    Ronnie Lott weighs in on T.J. Ward's hit

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2013
    It seems appropriate to give the final word on the T.J. Ward hit that demolished the right knee of Rob Gronkowski to a Hall of Famer. Former San Franisco 49ers safety Ronnie Lott appeared on 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland on Wednesday and defended the Clevel…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: CHI-CLE 01:14

    Countdown Daily Prediction: CHI-CLE

    Dec 12
    The NFL Live crew makes its picks for Chicago at Cleveland.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Taller, Athletic Receivers 00:35

    Inside the Huddle: Taller, Athletic Receivers

    Dec 12
    John Clayton sees that taller, athletic WRs with basketball-like skills are the wave of the future.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 02:33

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Dec 12
    John Clayton goes deep on all four downs. Topics: Bengal Andrew Whitworth's switch to LG opening bigger holes for RB Giovani Bernard. Viking Cordarrelle Patterson on pace to break NFL record for kickoff return average. Taller, athletic WRs are the fu
  • Video - Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns 02:44

    Preview: Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns

    Dec 12
    NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: NFL Week 15 picks

    Dec 12
    Quarterback calls. Sometimes I think coaching in the NFL is all about quarterback calls all the time. Green Bay has to decide if its injured starter will be ready in time to save the season. Chicago has to decide if it's better to stick with the hot han…
  • They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the Door

    Dec 12
    They're Dangerous, and Knocking on the Door
  • Texans can replicate Chiefs' quick turnaround in 2014

    Dec 12
    Houston's season imploded at warp speed in 2013. With the right QB and a coach who can nurture the talent on the roster, the team's turnaround can be equally hasty -- a la this year's Chiefs, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 15 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Dec 12
    John Clayton's First and 10: The Bengals and several other playoff contenders hit the road for potentially tough matchups.