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Cleveland Browns lose to the New York Giants, 41-27: What they'…

Cleveland Browns lose to the New York Giants, 41-27: What they're saying about it

cleveland.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
Links to stories on the Browns' 41-27 loss to the Giants in New York.
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  • Run defense shredded again: Cleveland Browns Insider

    Run defense shredded again: Cleveland Browns Insider

    Ahmad Bradshaw gets 200 yards rushing for the New York Giants as Cleveland Browns continue to struggle against the run.
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  • Gordon makes big plays

    Gordon makes big plays

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon had just two catches in Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants, but both went for touchdowns.
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  • Weeden shows resolve after loss

    Weeden shows resolve after loss

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 7, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The final four minutes of the second quarter turned a Browns lead into a 10-point halftime deficit in their loss to the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
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  • It's a long, difficult day for Cleveland Browns' defensive back…

    It's a long, difficult day for Cleveland Browns' defensive backs

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    The Browns were a frustrated bunch after allowing a season-high in points and yards (502) to the Giants on Sunday.
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  • Relief for Umenyiora as son is released from hospital

    Relief for Umenyiora as son is released from hospital

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    Defensive end Osi Umenyiora rushed out of the locker room without talking to reporters following the Giants’ 41-27 win over the Browns. He had good reason, as his son Tijani was taken to the hospital with what was thought to be an asthma attack. Umenyio
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  • The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Ov…

    The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »
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  • The Weekend Wrap: The Indians have their manager, the Browns ha…

    The Weekend Wrap: The Indians have their manager, the Browns have t…

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 7, 2012
    The Indians have their manager, the Browns have their 5th loss of the season (which would be okay if we weren't through just five weeks of the season) and the Buckeyes have announced to the college football world that their "Three yards and a cloud…
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  • Wrap-up: Giants 41, Browns 27

    Wrap-up: Giants 41, Browns 27

    Thoughts on the Cleveland Browns' 41-27 loss at the New York Giants: What it means: The Browns remain winless on the season, dropping to 0-5 for the first time since they returned to the NFL in 1999. If it matters at this point, they fall four games beh…
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  • Browns-Giants Postgame Notes

    Browns-Giants Postgame Notes

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Here are the postgame notes from the Browns' game against the New York Giants.
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  • Browns Blasted by Manning and Cruz in 41-27 Blowout Loss to Gia…

    Browns Blasted by Manning and Cruz in 41-27 Blowout Loss to Giants

    Things seemed to be looking good for the Browns after they jumped on the New York Giants 14-0 Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Then the sleeping Giants woke up, and with it came the Browns 11th straight loss. Eli Manning and Victor Cruz played pitch and catch…
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  • Browns at Giants: Live post-game show with Glenn Moore and Denn…

    Browns at Giants: Live post-game show with Glenn Moore and Dennis Manoloff

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    Join cleveland.com's Glenn Moore (@GlennMooreCLE) and The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff (@dmansworldpd) for a live audio-chat as they will break down the game and take your comments and questions in the chat room.
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  • Browns mistakes erase early lead

    Browns mistakes erase early lead

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    When the Browns jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, there couldn’t have been many people writing off the chances of a Giants comeback. Given past history, they probably would have bet on an Eli Manning winner in the fourth quarter. Thanks to
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  • Your Sunday NFL Open Thread

    Your Sunday NFL Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here is your designated spot to yak it up about all things football. For instance, you can talk about the myriad ways the Browns will piss away a two score lead to the Giants. Just an example. More »
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  • Trent Richardson finds some early candy in New Jersey

    Trent Richardson finds some early candy in New Jersey

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora invited Browns running back Trent Richardson to see if he could find some “candy” running the ball against the Giants defense. Three plays into the game, Richardson is looking like a happy kid on Halloween. Richardso
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  • Cleveland Browns activate rookie LB James-Michael Johnson; S Er…

    Cleveland Browns activate rookie LB James-Michael Johnson; S Eric Hagg to play

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    Defensive coordinator Dick Jauron said rookie LB James-Michael Johnson would most likely be worked in on the base 4-3 defense as opposed to the nickel.
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  • Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles from Cleveland Browns-New York…

    Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles from Cleveland Browns-New York Giants

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    When D'Qwell Jackson left the field in the first half, the Browns lost the soul of their defense.
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  • Massaquoi, Benjamin among inactives

    Massaquoi, Benjamin among inactives

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 7, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Browns will be without the services of wide receivers Mohamed Massaquoi and Travis Benjamin for today’s game against the New York Giants.
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  • Jimmy Haslam smart to wait on making changes: Mary Kay Cabot's …

    Jimmy Haslam smart to wait on making changes: Mary Kay Cabot's Kickoff

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    Browns new owner Jimmy Haslam made the first of what promises to be many smart business moves when he announced this past week he won’t make changes to the staff until after the season.
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  • Sunday, Oct. 7 television sports listings for Cleveland and Nor…

    Sunday, Oct. 7 television sports listings for Cleveland and Northeast Ohio

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    Browns play the Giants in New York. Baseball playoffs.
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  • Documentaries on 1995 Cleveland Browns, bankrupt athletes share…

    Documentaries on 1995 Cleveland Browns, bankrupt athletes share a storyline: Tom Reed's NFL Insider

    cleveland.com Oct 7, 2012
    Both documentaries offer lessons about the perils of mismanaged money.
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and NY Giants look to improve on…

    Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and NY Giants look to improve on sack total when they host winless Cleveland Browns

    nydailynews.com Oct 7, 2012
    Rushing the passer and stuffing the run have always been points of pride for the Giants defense. Now it has become a sore point, as the Big Blue defensive front has had trouble getting much heat on quarterbacks or containing running backs in the first f…
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  • Backers hold bash in NYC

    Backers hold bash in NYC

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 7, 2012
    NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Former players Eric Metcalf and Hanford Dixon mingled with fans and signed autographs at the Browns Backers of New York City’s Backer Bash at Manny’s on Second on the Upper East Side.
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  • This Day in Browns History - Oct. 7

    This Day in Browns History - Oct. 7

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 7, 2012
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a road victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Oct. 7, 1951.
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  • Video - Giants Keep Browns Winless 00:32

    Giants Keep Browns Winless

    Oct 7
    Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 200 yards and a touchdown as the Giants defeated the Browns 41-27,
  • Video - Browns postgame press conference 01:14

    Browns postgame press conference

    Oct 7
    Browns react following game with Giants
  • Video - Browns vs. Giants highlights 03:44

    Browns vs. Giants highlights

    Oct 7
    Eli Manning and Victor Cruz connected for 3 TD passes in a 41-27 come-from-behind win over the Cleveland Browns.
  • Video - Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden hits receiver Josh Gordon for a 20-yard TD 00:25

    Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden hits receiver Josh Gordon for a 20-yard TD

    Oct 7
    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden finds wide receiver Josh Gordon for a 20-yard TD, his second TD of the day.

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