This is the October 31, 2012 news archive. View today's Browns rumors and news.
Dan Gilbert, Jimmy Haslam could offer a passionate duel for the Cleveland fan: Bud Shaw's Sports SpinDan Gilbert's competition for the hearts of Cleveland sports fans was never about the Cavs' winning a title before the Heat as he predicted. It's a much friendlier competition now with new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam.Upvote Share TweetThe return of Phil Taylor, who tore a chest muscle in May, figures to help against the run. He recorded 59 tackles and four sacks in his rookie season.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Haden, Brandon Weeden and Josh Cribbs quotes as Cleveland Browns prepare to play Baltimore RavensQuarterback Weeden, cornerback Haden and kick returner-receiver Cribbs talk about Sunday's home game against Baltimore, which defeated the Browns, 23-16, on Sept. 27 in Baltimore.Upvote Share Tweet
Offense will need to step up if Browns have shot to knock off Ravens: Comment of the Day"Not a good match up for our defense. Haden can't cover both Boldin and Smith on the same play and Ray Rice demands a lot of attention. The Browns offense will really have to it step up to have any chance of winning." - browns59Upvote Share Tweet
The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 9theclevelandfan.com Updated Oct 31, 2012As 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 thisUpvote Share Tweet
T.J. Ward predicts the future for the Cleveland Browns: Hey, T.J.! (video)T.J. Ward answers a fan question about what all the change in Berea will mean for the product on the field.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns add Hall Davis to practice squadclevelandbrowns.com Updated Oct 31, 2012The Cleveland Browns signed DL Hall Davis to the practice squad, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
Was it a Chargers loss or Browns win, Jeanmar Gomez's chances and thoughts on Cavs win: Blog RoundupHere 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 Cavs: The Blog.Upvote Share Tweet
Mixed views on possible Lombardi return to Clevelandprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 31, 2012As the Browns make plans to lay the foundation for the first Vince Lombardi Trophy in franchise history, another guy named Lombardi who worked for the Browns franchise that used to be in Cleveland could be returning. Or not. Jason La Canfora of CBS rec…Upvote Share Tweet
Browns host Pro vs. G.I. Joeclevelandbrowns.com Updated Oct 31, 2012Cleveland Browns players competed with members of the United States military in a video game competition at the Berea training facility and remotely with service men and women overseas.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns Game Vault: 10/23/89. HC Bud Carson’s Glorious MNF Triumphtheclevelandfan.com Updated Oct 31, 2012Coach Marty Schottenheimer was gone. It was a great run, but by now, many of the local fans and media had had enough. And since Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell tended to base public decisions on public opinion, Marty had to go. To some extent, it was …Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: Ravens-BrownsOct 31The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Baltimore at Cleveland
Countdown Daily AccuScore: BAL-CLEOct 31Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Ravens-Browns
Don Banks: Biggest mistake by Reid, Eagles? Sticking together too longOct 31He is the NFL's longest-tenured head coach and easily the most successful in Eagles franchise history, and yet, as we have seen happen in other football-crazed towns, it's the weight of all that history that seems to be bearing down on Andy Reid in Phil…
Clayton mailbag: Don't expect typical playoff turnoverOct 31High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.