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Emotional Josh Cribbs caught up in profane Tweet: Cleveland Bro…

Emotional Josh Cribbs caught up in profane Tweet: Cleveland Browns Insider

cleveland.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 23, 2012
DENVER -- Pat Shurmur repeatedly has voiced his dislike for social media and its potential pitfalls for players. Browns receiver Greg Little and reserve linebacker Tank Carder made news for nasty exchanges with fans earlier in the season. Sunday...
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  • Cleveland Browns defense no match for 'best QB in the game toda…

    Cleveland Browns defense no match for 'best QB in the game today'

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    Peyton Manning feasted on a depleted secondary that began Sunday without two safeties and lost cornerback Sheldon Brown to a second-quarter concussion.
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  • Denver's defense delivers some old-fashioned Orange Crush on th…

    Denver's defense delivers some old-fashioned Orange Crush on the Cleveland Browns

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Browns were the latest victims of a Broncos defense that has developed into one of the best in the NFL.
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  • Weeden, Richardson injured in Browns' loss

    Weeden, Richardson injured in Browns' loss

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    The already injury-ravaged Cleveland Browns lost their two best playmakers in quarterback Brandon Weeden and running back Trent Richardson to injuries in their 34-12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
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  • Browns-Broncos Postgame notes

    Browns-Broncos Postgame notes

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 23, 2012
    DENVER -- Here are the postgame notes from Sunday's Browns-Broncos game.
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  • The Weekend Wrap: The Browns went to Denver and predictably got…

    The Weekend Wrap: The Browns went to Denver and predictably got pas…

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Browns went to Denver and predictably got pasted by Peyton Manning and the Broncos while the Tribe was forced to bid against themselves to land Nick Swisher in an Indians uniform. Neither of those things are surprising and only one of them is bad. T…
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  • December is the saddest time of the year for Cleveland Browns f…

    December is the saddest time of the year for Cleveland Browns fans: Terry Pluto

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    Being a Browns fan is like looking under the tree to see what was left for you by the football Santa. But it's empty, except for needles dropping off a dying tree.
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  • Peyton guides Broncos to 10th straight victory

    Peyton guides Broncos to 10th straight victory

    Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes for the 72nd time of his career in a 34-12 victory over the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Game Recap: Broncos 34, Browns 12

    Game Recap: Broncos 34, Browns 12

    DENVER -- The Denver Broncos earned a 34-12 victory over the Cleveland Browns at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.
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  • Browns at Broncos: Post-game show with Glenn Moore and Dennis M…

    Browns at Broncos: Post-game show with Glenn Moore and Dennis Manoloff

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    Join our live post-game show with cleveland.com's Glenn Moore and The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff.
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  • Browns trail at halftime

    Browns trail at halftime

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 23, 2012
    DENVER -- The Denver Broncos led the Cleveland Browns, 14-3, at halftime of today's game.
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  • Sunday's inactive list has few surprises for Cleveland Browns

    Sunday's inactive list has few surprises for Cleveland Browns

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    Mohamed Massaquoi has likely played his last game with the Browns.
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  • Young, Hagg to start in secondary

    Young, Hagg to start in secondary

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 23, 2012
    DENVER -- Usama Young and Eric Hagg are expected to start at the safety positions for the Browns in today’s game against the Denver Broncos.
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  • Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles for Cleveland Browns-Denver Br…

    Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles for Cleveland Browns-Denver Broncos

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    The Browns are clearly caught in the malaise of a team finishing up a disappointing season, with changes on the horizon.
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  • Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Broncos game on Sunday

    Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Broncos game on Sunday

    cleveland.com Dec 23, 2012
    Plain Dealer artist Chris Morris and the Plain Dealer sports staff present "Browns Town, an Illustrated Journal of the 2012 Cleveland Browns season" every weekend with the preview section for that Sunday's game.
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  • Mile High Backers hold bash

    Mile High Backers hold bash

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 23, 2012
    DENVER -- The Mile High Browns Backers held a Backer Bash at the Downtown Westin Hotel on Saturday night.
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  • This Day in Browns History - 12/23

    This Day in Browns History - 12/23

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 23, 2012
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a victory over the Houston Oilers on Dec. 23, 1989.
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  • Video - Broncos Win 10th Straight 00:31

    Broncos Win 10th Straight

    Dec 23
    Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Broncos past the Browns 34-12.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bears-Broncos Recap 03:15

    Sunday Blitz: Bears-Broncos Recap

    Dec 23
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Broncos' 34-12 win over the Bears.
  • Video - Cleveland Browns postgame press conference 00:51

    Cleveland Browns postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Browns react following game with Broncos
  • Video - Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos highlights 01:18

    Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos highlights

    Dec 23
    Catch the highlights from Denver as Peyton Manning lead the Broncos to a dominating win over the Cleveland Browns.

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    Dec 23
    The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
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    Dec 23
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    Dec 23
    PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
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    Dec 23
    Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans