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Running back Trent Richardson misses practice for birth of son:…

Running back Trent Richardson misses practice for birth of son: Cleveland Browns Insider

The rookie is expected to play against the New York Giants on Sunday.
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  • Defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin cleaning up for Cleveland Browns,…

    Defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin cleaning up for Cleveland Browns, on and off the field

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Hard work and attention to detail have helped Browns defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin become one of the game's best linemen.
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  • Shurmur: Dawson 'a winner'

    Shurmur: Dawson 'a winner'

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 5, 2012
    After making 11 50-yard field goals in the last 20 games, kicker Phil Dawson has earned the admiration of second-year Browns coach Pat Shurmur.
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  • Browns' Richardson misses practice for new baby

    Browns' Richardson misses practice for new baby

    CNNSI.com Oct 5, 2012
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson missed practice Friday to be with his girlfriend during the birth of his third child.
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  • Cleveland Browns News and Notes before the New York Giants game…

    Cleveland Browns News and Notes before the New York Giants game (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Mary Kay Cabot hosts News and Notes with Cleveland Browns T.J. Ward, Josh Gordon, D'Qwell Jackson, Dimitri Patterson and head coach Pat Shurmur as they prepare for their game against the New York Giants Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
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  • Cleveland Browns' keys to victory vs. New York Giants: Audible …

    Cleveland Browns' keys to victory vs. New York Giants: Audible (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Here are a few ways the Cleveland Browns can upset the New York Giants on Sunday.
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  • Browns are something to get excited about, examining Tribe's fr…

    Browns are something to get excited about, examining Tribe's front office, Dion Waiters: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawgs By Nature, Did The Tribe Win Last Night? and Stepien Rules.
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  • Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward says he will play vs. New York Gian…

    Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward says he will play vs. New York Giants on Sunday

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Safety T.J. Ward says he will play after having surgery to repair injured thumb.
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  • Giants rule out four more players for Sunday

    Giants rule out four more players for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Giants already told us that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is going to miss Sunday’s game against the Browns and now they’ve given word that he’s going to have plenty of company on the sideline. Friday’s injury report lists four other Giants as ou
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  • "Browns Insider" debuts this weekend

    "Browns Insider" debuts this weekend

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 5, 2012
    The newest edition of “Browns Insider” airs Friday night on Sportstime Ohio and Saturday morning on WKYC TV-3.
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  • Haslam won’t start handing out pink slips until after season

    Haslam won’t start handing out pink slips until after season

    Hey, relax Browns coaches and administrators, you’re not all fired. At least not until the end of the year, anyway. New Cleveland owner Jimmy Haslam has said he’ll wait until after the season to consider any staff changes, according to Mary Kay Cabot
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  • Josh Gordon will have a big game against the Giants on Sunday: …

    Josh Gordon will have a big game against the Giants on Sunday: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    "I actually have a feeling Gordon is going to have a big game against the Giants. Look around the NFL -- none of the other rookie receivers are doing anything. Justin Blackmon's been a total zero so far. Ditto Michael Floyd. Stephen Hill had a nice…
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  • Wake-up: Pittsburgh's 'hatred' of Philly

    Wake-up: Pittsburgh's 'hatred' of Philly

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    It's almost time to watch some AFC North teams in action again. The NFL schedule-makers have created quite a gap for the division. The Ravens and Browns haven't played since Sept. 27, and the Steelers haven't been on the field since Sept. 23. Division t…
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 69, Mike Johns…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 69, Mike Johnson (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Johnson played inside, then middle linebacker, for the Browns in their 3-4 and 4-3 defenses from 1986-93.
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  • Cleveland Browns tight end Ben Watson using computer program to…

    Cleveland Browns tight end Ben Watson using computer program to sharpen his mind

    cleveland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Concerns about concussions lead Watson to a computer software package aimed at improving cognitive functions through memory and speed exercises. He says he's already noticed improvement.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants 04:17

    'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

    Oct 5
    Will the Browns' defense be able to stop the playmakers for the Giants? Our analysts explain why protecting Eli Manning has been the key for the Giants utilizing their new weapons.
  • Video - Field Pass: Giants-Browns 03:03

    Field Pass: Giants-Browns

    Oct 5
    ESPNNewYork's Ohm Youngmisuk breaks down the Giants' Week 5 matchup with the Browns.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.