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Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 62, Webster Sl…

Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 62, Webster Slaughter (video)

cleveland.com Updated Oct 31, 2012
Slaughter became a big-play wide receiver for the Browns as a rookie in 1986. He helped Cleveland reach three AFC championship games.
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  • Dan Gilbert, Jimmy Haslam could offer a passionate duel for the…

    Dan Gilbert, Jimmy Haslam could offer a passionate duel for the Cleveland fan: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

    cleveland.com Oct 31, 2012
    Dan 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.
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  • Phil Taylor eager to get back in the game Sunday vs. Ravens: Cl…

    Phil Taylor eager to get back in the game Sunday vs. Ravens: Cleveland Browns Insider

    The 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.
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  • Joe Haden, Brandon Weeden and Josh Cribbs quotes as Cleveland B…

    Joe Haden, Brandon Weeden and Josh Cribbs quotes as Cleveland Browns prepare to play Baltimore Ravens

    cleveland.com ESPN.com Oct 31, 2012
    Quarterback 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.
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  • Offense will need to step up if Browns have shot to knock off R…

    Offense will need to step up if Browns have shot to knock off Ravens: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Oct 31, 2012
    "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." - browns59
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  • The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 9

    The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 9

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 31, 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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  • T.J. Ward predicts the future for the Cleveland Browns: Hey, T.…

    T.J. Ward predicts the future for the Cleveland Browns: Hey, T.J.! (video)

    cleveland.com Oct 31, 2012
    T.J. Ward answers a fan question about what all the change in Berea will mean for the product on the field.
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  • Browns add Hall Davis to practice squad

    Browns add Hall Davis to practice squad

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 31, 2012
    The Cleveland Browns signed DL Hall Davis to the practice squad, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Was it a Chargers loss or Browns win, Jeanmar Gomez's chances a…

    Was it a Chargers loss or Browns win, Jeanmar Gomez's chances and thoughts on Cavs win: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Oct 31, 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 Cavs: The Blog.
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  • Mixed views on possible Lombardi return to Cleveland

    Mixed views on possible Lombardi return to Cleveland

    profootballtalk.com Oct 31, 2012
    As 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…
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  • Browns host Pro vs. G.I. Joe

    Browns host Pro vs. G.I. Joe

    clevelandbrowns.com Oct 31, 2012
    Cleveland 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.
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  • Browns Game Vault: 10/23/89. HC Bud Carson’s Glorious MNF Trium…

    Browns Game Vault: 10/23/89. HC Bud Carson’s Glorious MNF Triumph

    theclevelandfan.com Oct 31, 2012
    Coach 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 …
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Ravens-Browns 01:12

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Ravens-Browns

    Oct 31
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Baltimore at Cleveland
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: BAL-CLE 00:34

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: BAL-CLE

    Oct 31
    Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Ravens-Browns

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Biggest mistake by Reid, Eagles? Sticking together too long

    Oct 31
    He 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 turnover

    Oct 31
    High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.