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NY Giants in need of motivation heading into Sunday's game agai…

NY Giants in need of motivation heading into Sunday's game against the lowly Cleveland Browns

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
The Giants are not very good at the regular season. They struggle against lesser teams and find many ways to drop winnable games against the Eagles. Eli Manning would be far better off if he could just fast-forward to the playoffs and put on his road wa…
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  • Joe Thomas shrugs away early struggles: Cleveland Browns Inside…

    Joe Thomas shrugs away early struggles: Cleveland Browns Insider

    cleveland.com Oct 3, 2012
    Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas (center, with teammates Ryan Miller, left, and Mitchell Schwartz) isn't concerned by critics' suggestions that he's struggling in 2012. "I think it's going fine," he said Wednesday. John Kuntz, The Plain Deal…
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  • New Cleveland Browns 1995 documentary is history reshaped: Bud …

    New Cleveland Browns 1995 documentary is history reshaped: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

    cleveland.com Oct 3, 2012
    NFL Films look back at the 1995 Cleveland Browns season beats a poke in the eye with a sharp stick for Browns' fans but not by much, Bud Shaw writes in his Spin column.
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 70, Jack Grego…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 70, Jack Gregory (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 3, 2012
    Gregory was one of the NFL's premier pass rushers. While in his prime, he became engaged in a contract dispute with the Browns, forcing them to trade him for two high draft picks.
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  • Browns' Cribbs won't slow down after vicious hit

    Browns' Cribbs won't slow down after vicious hit

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Josh Cribbs opened his eyes and was surprised to see his teammates huddling around him on their knees. He got up and was approached by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, who shook Cribbs' hand.
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  • Shurmur expects challenge from Giants

    Shurmur expects challenge from Giants

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 3, 2012
    Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur expects a challenge in all phases of the game against the New York Giants on Sunday.
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  • Browns look to repeat 'Super' upset

    Browns look to repeat 'Super' upset

    Few people are giving the Browns any chance of beating the New York Giants on Sunday. It was the same way in 2008, when the Browns pulled off the 35-14 upset of the defending Super Bowl champion Giants. Can the Browns knock off the Giants again only a f…
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  • Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Owen Marecic better than his criti…

    Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Owen Marecic better than his critics think?; impact of Joe Haden's absence

    cleveland.com Oct 3, 2012
    Fullback Marecic is among the players who have drawn criticism this year, but one analyst calls him "a very reliable, assignment-sound football player." Cornerback Haden has one game left on his suspension for using a banned substance. More Br…
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  • Thomas supports Play 60 effort

    Thomas supports Play 60 effort

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 3, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- Browns left tackle Joe Thomas supported the Browns’ and American Dairy Association Mideast’s Play 60 movement by speaking to a group of educators on Tuesday evening.
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  • The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 5

    The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 5

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 3, 2012
    As we struggle to survive another season with the new-era Browns, one way we can try to get through it (besides alcohol or heavy medication) is to look back at the best individual weeks of the Browns’ new era to remember times in recent memory when this
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  • AFC North chat alert

    AFC North chat alert

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    Upset with the Ravens pass defense? Irked about the lack of respect for the Bengals? Angry with the slow starts for the Steelers and Browns? If that's the case, it's a good day to vent because today is the AFC North weekly chat. You should know the rout…
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  • What grade would you give Brandon Weeden so far? Browns Comment…

    What grade would you give Brandon Weeden so far? Browns Comments of the Day

    cleveland.com Oct 3, 2012
    "Weeden is playing with the constant fear of being hit especially on the deep balls were he seems to be just heaving the ball up. His first concern seems to be his own safety. " -- Bamaray
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  • Browns, BWO visit Hope Lodge

    Browns, BWO visit Hope Lodge

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 3, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Cleveland Browns visited Hope Lodge in Cleveland to brighten the day of those battling the disease.
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  • Browns Game Vault: 9/14/63. Era Begins for HC Blanton Collier, …

    Browns Game Vault: 9/14/63. Era Begins for HC Blanton Collier, FB Jim Brown, QB Frank Ryan.

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 3, 2012
    Our theme today is ‘change’. If you are familiar with the dynamics that animated the relationships involving Paul Brown, Art Modell, Jim Brown, and Blanton Collier in the early 1960s, you have an inkling of where we are going with this. Change is inev
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-NYG 01:03

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-NYG

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Browns-Giants

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton