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New regime undecided on Brandon Weeden as QB of the future: Cle…

New regime undecided on Brandon Weeden as QB of the future: Cleveland Browns Insider

cleveland.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Weeden's future with the Cleveland Browns should become clearer once it is determined who the coach and general manager will be in 2013.
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  • Lewis named starting quarterback

    Lewis named starting quarterback

    Thaddeus Lewis has officially been named the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Open letter to Jimmy Haslam about Phil Dawson, Nick Swisher sig…

    Open letter to Jimmy Haslam about Phil Dawson, Nick Swisher signing and Tristan's progress: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Dec 28, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Happiness Is A Hot Pierogi, Cavs: The Blog and Did The Tribe Win Last Night?.
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  • NFL Outsider - Rankings Week 16

    NFL Outsider - Rankings Week 16

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 28, 2012
    These here rankings be a little late this week, what with the holidays and the snowstorm and the Cleveland Browns apathy and what not. Those aforementioned play their last game of the 2012 season this week, thus putting a merciful end to the Pat Shurmur…
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  • Coaches see bright future for Kitchen

    Coaches see bright future for Kitchen

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 28, 2012
    Ishmaa’ily Kitchen has impressed the Browns’ coaching staff with his effort on and off the football field.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Frostee Rucker gets a cras…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Frostee Rucker gets a crash course; Montario Hardesty may carry the load on Sunday; Troy Po

    cleveland.com Dec 28, 2012
    Frostee Rucker says the team is headed in the right direction.
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  • Browns curse alive for Steelers, not Bengals

    Browns curse alive for Steelers, not Bengals

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Bengals were able to shake the Curse of the Browns. The Steelers, however, weren't so lucky. Losing to the Browns still means no playoffs for Pittsburgh, which committed eight turnovers in a 20-14 loss at Cleveland on Nov. 25. Since the Browns retur…
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  • Three division players on Clayton's All-Pro

    Three division players on Clayton's All-Pro

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    The three AFC North players who made John Clayton's All-Pro team are all deserving. The Browns' Joe Thomas is the best left tackle in the game. Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins is one of the league's top defensive players. And the Ravens' Jacoby Jon…
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  • Soon-to-be free agent Josh Cribbs is frustrated in Cleveland

    Soon-to-be free agent Josh Cribbs is frustrated in Cleveland

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Browns receiver and return man Josh Cribbs becomes a free agent this offseason, and he sounds like he could use a fresh start. Although Cribbs says he’d like to remain in Cleveland, he also lashed out at Browns fans on Twitter after Sunday’s loss to t
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.