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Browns interview Trestman

Browns interview Trestman

CNNSI.com cleveland.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns' coaching search turned toward one of their former assistants.
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  • Def. coordinator Ryan dismissed by 8-8 Cowboys

    Def. coordinator Ryan dismissed by 8-8 Cowboys

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was fired Tuesday after his injury-depleted unit struggled in a pair of season-ending losses that kept the Cowboys out of the playoffs for a third straight year.
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  • Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Browns projected to have 2nd-most …

    Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Browns projected to have 2nd-most salary cap space in NFL; 4 offensive linemen played every snap

    cleveland.com Jan 8, 2013
    Browns are projected to have $48.9 million in cap space. Alex Mack, Joe Thomas, Mitchell Schwartz and Shaun Lauvao didn't miss a play. More Browns story links.
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  • Nick Saban flinches at dynasty talk, while smartly building an …

    Nick Saban flinches at dynasty talk, while smartly building an Alabama legacy among college football's all-time best

    cleveland.com Jan 8, 2013
    Meanwhile, a small faction of fans and media think Saban can be convinced to return to the NFL with the Browns, but there's no evidence in the last two days of that being anything other than a NE Ohio pipe dream.
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  • Jimmy Haslam learning some hard truths, Myers gives Tribe optio…

    Jimmy Haslam learning some hard truths, Myers gives Tribe options and thoughts on Casspi: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Jan 8, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Red Right 88, Did The Tribe Win Last Night?, and Cavs: The Blog.
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  • Browns should target Lovie Smith for head coach: Comment of the…

    Browns should target Lovie Smith for head coach: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Jan 8, 2013
    "Not only should Lovie Smith be interviewed for the Browns job he should be targeted by the Browns. He is clearly the best choice. 81-63 means that he averaged 9 wins a year for his 9 years in Chicago. He would likely still be employed in Chicago w…
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  • Mack sees consistency, potential from line

    Mack sees consistency, potential from line

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 8, 2013
    Browns center Alex Mack saw consistency from one side of the line and potential on the other.
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  • No Browns coach yet? Say it ain't so, Joe --  Bud Shaw Blog

    No Browns coach yet? Say it ain't so, Joe -- Bud Shaw Blog

    cleveland.com Jan 8, 2013
    It's fair to say the Browns underestimated the competition looking for a head coach -- and overestimated their own attractiveness to candidates.
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  • Searching for more Browns "Fanographies"!

    Searching for more Browns "Fanographies"!

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 8, 2013
    In 2011, we asked you to tell us why you love the Cleveland Browns. We received hundreds of submissions - and from these entries we launched Cleveland Browns "Fanographies", a special video series ...
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  • This Day in Browns History - Jan. 8

    This Day in Browns History - Jan. 8

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 8, 2013
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a Browns-Raiders playoff game on Jan. 8, 1983.
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  • AFC North 2013 salary-cap update

    AFC North 2013 salary-cap update

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The 2013 salary-cap situation in the AFC North looks like the 2012 one. There are the teams with plenty of cap room (the Bengals and Browns) and one with very little (the Steelers), according to ESPN's John Clayton. There's only five teams in the league…
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  • Wake-up: Dalton not worried about critics

    Wake-up: Dalton not worried about critics

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Just a heads up, you can expect to see more posts this week on the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns than the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. That's just the reality of the situation. The Ravens are in the playoffs and the Browns are…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • NFL playoffs 2013 - Peyton Manning's next move

    Jan 8
    Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…

    Jan 8
    Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.