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Young football players cheer Browns, help dedicate Lou Groza Fi…

Young football players cheer Browns, help dedicate Lou Groza Field (photo gallery)

cleveland.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
Young football players cheer Cleveland Browns, help dedicate Lou Groza Field in Berea
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  • Will reduced suspension satisfy Fujita?

    Will reduced suspension satisfy Fujita?

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has repeatedly denied that he contributed money to a pool that allegedly paid his former Saints teammates for intentionally injuring opponents. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell conceded that he couldn't prove that, which is …
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  • Latest loss not Pat Shurmur's fault, Jason Kipnis is core membe…

    Latest loss not Pat Shurmur's fault, Jason Kipnis is core member and Tristan Thompson: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Oct 9, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawg Pound Daily, Did The Tribe Win Last Night? and Stepien Rules.
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  • NFL re-issues bounty discipline

    NFL re-issues bounty discipline

    profootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012
    Four weeks and three days after an internal appeals panel vacated suspensions imposed on Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, Saints defensive end Will Smith, and free-agent defensive end Anthony Hargrove, the league has re-…
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  • Blogger Blitz: Heat on Brandon Weeden

    Blogger Blitz: Heat on Brandon Weeden

    ESPN.com Oct 9, 2012
    It appears that the Browns are growing tiresome of quarterback Brandon Weeden's mistakes. Here's where Weeden currently ranks among quarterbacks after five weeks: 29th in completion rate (55.4 percent), 15th in passing yards per game (258), 21st in touc…
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  • T-Rich already a star; more Week 5 Xs & Os

    T-Rich already a star; more Week 5 Xs & Os

    CNNSI.com Oct 9, 2012
    The Browns are terrible, but luckily Trent Richardson is far from it. Already a star, the rookie could be a monster in the near future. Chris Burke breaks down Week 5's Xs and Os.
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  • Cleveland Browns' Phil Taylor on upcoming local school event an…

    Cleveland Browns' Phil Taylor on upcoming local school event and his return from injury: Talking Shop (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 9, 2012
    Phil Taylor looks forward to his return; and helping local students reach their goals.
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  • Browns Smell Something, But It’s Not the Sweet Scent of Success

    Browns Smell Something, But It’s Not the Sweet Scent of Success

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 9, 2012
    After their loss on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns are now 0-5 on the season, losers of a franchise-record 11 consecutive games. The Browns are also the only team left in the National Football League that does not have a win this season. “I don’t like b
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  • Fans hope that Joe Haden is serious about turning things around…

    Fans hope that Joe Haden is serious about turning things around off the field: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Oct 9, 2012
    "Joe has the talent to be a top 5 CB in the league. If he can get his head on straight, he just might get there. Hopefully he's serious about turning things around after watching "Broke". Only time will tell." - DaveyDawg
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  • The Browns Outsider - Week 5 - Cleveland at New York Giants

    The Browns Outsider - Week 5 - Cleveland at New York Giants

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 9, 2012
    How quickly can an NFL game slip away from you? How fast can you go from looking at a 10 or 14 point lead to being down 10? 19 plays.  Or 4 minutes. Really, it turned on one play.  One incredibly massacred play.  With a young, not-ready-to-believe team
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 68, Darrel 'Pe…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 68, Darrel 'Pete' Brewster (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 9, 2012
    Brewster made big plays as a Browns' receiver from 1952-58, helping Cleveland to five NFL championship game appearances, with two wins. Video from 1957 championship game also features Cleveland rookie Jim Brown.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Wondering About Weeden 01:22

    Blogger Blitz: Wondering About Weeden

    Oct 9
    AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley talks about how much time Brandon Weeden has to show he can lead the Browns to victories
  • Video - Goodell Upholds Vilma Penalty 04:50

    Goodell Upholds Vilma Penalty

    Oct 9
    Roger Goodell has reduced the bounty-related suspensions of two players while upholding the punishment of two others.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."
  • Suspended New Orleans Saints snared by own words

    Oct 9
    Roger Goodell used the suspended Saints' own words against them in the bounty case, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 5

    Oct 9
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.