This is the December 2, 2012 news archive. View today's Cleveland Sports rumors and news.
Cleveland Sports News and Rumors
The skies parted and so did the Oakland Raiders' secondary as Josh Gordon enjoyed a career day in the Browns' 20-17 victory.Upvote Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Updated Dec 2, 2012OAKLAND -- Here are the postgame notes from Sunday's 20-17 Browns win over the Oakland Raiders.Upvote Share Tweet
Dennis Allen away from team until Wednesday to be with sick fatherprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 2, 2012The Raiders took it on the chin again on Sunday in a 20-17 loss to the Browns and they now have to turn around to play the streaking Broncos on Thursday night. And they’ll have to do it without their head coach being around for the first two days of preUpvote Share Tweet
The Weekend Wrap: I just spent the worst week of deer gun hunting s…I just spent the worst week of deer gun hunting season of my life. Weather was fine, property was fine, the people I was with were more than fine, but there were simply very few animals moving around. When you sit in a tree for a week and don’t even briUpvote Share TweetEarlier this afternoon, Jay Glazer passed along news about a Cleveland Browns employee's apparent suicide at a team facility on the same day Javon Belcher took his girlfriend's life before taking his own-also at his team's facility. More »Upvote Share TweetCharlie Batch rebounded from last week’s disaster, and led the Steelers to a 23-20 win over the Ravens. The Steelers only gave it away twice, a departure from last week’s eight-turnover disaster of a loss to the Browns. It stopped a two-game losing stUpvote Share Tweet
Browns at Raiders: Post-game show with Glenn Moore and Dennis ManoloffThe Cleveland Browns were on the road and squared off against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday and weather was not a factor.Upvote Share TweetThe Browns will catch a huge break in Oakland today with starting running back Darren McFadden inactive with his ankle injury.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012Here are the inactives for the other afternoon games in the AFC North: Browns at Raiders Browns: DT Ronnie Cameron, RB Brandon Jackson, OL Jarrod Shaw, S Usama Young, CB Dimitri Patterson, WR Josh Cooper, S Ray Ventrone. Raiders: OL Willie Smith, RB Mik…Upvote Share Tweet
Mendenhall is inactive for the SteelersESPN.com Updated Dec 2, 2012BALTIMORE -- Rashard Mendenhall went from the starting running back last week to being inactive today against the Ravens. That's what happens when Mendenhall fumbles on two of his four carries against the Browns. Mendenhall, who has dealt with injuries …Upvote Share Tweet
Statement from the Cleveland Brownsclevelandbrowns.com Updated Dec 2, 2012The Cleveland Browns released the following statement on the passing of team employee Eric Eucker.Upvote Share Tweet
Miami Stays Undefeated At Home; Spurs Are Still Best In The Westdimemag.com Updated Dec 2, 2012The last time Miami played Brooklyn at home, the Nets got beatdown by 30. For one half last night, it seemed like things were changing. LeBron James wasn’t playing well. The Nets were killing it offensively. Even Jerry Stackhouse was turning back the clUpvote Share Tweet
Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Raiders game on SundayFelesia M. Jackson, The Plain Dealer Plain Dealer artist Chris Morris and the Plain Dealer sports staff present "Browns Town, an Illustrated Journal of the 2012 Cleveland Browns season" every weekend with the preview section for that Sunday's game....Upvote Share Tweet
The Offseason Heating up on a Lazy SundayAs the sun rises on the North Coast to begin another chilly Lazy Sunday here in the offseason, we have a little bit of actual baseball news to digest with our morning coffee. The 40-man rosters are set around baseball, players have been DFA’d and added,Upvote Share TweetGot a Browns question? Send it in. Submit your question at cleveland.com/heymarykay, and Plain Dealer Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot will choose at least one to answer each Sunday here in the Sports section. All Mary Kay's answers are archived online…Upvote Share Tweet
Once-proud Raiders franchise can relate to Browns' pain: NFL InsiderA decade ago, the Oakland Raiders were perhaps a tuck rule away from returning to the Super Bowl. Today, they are a home underdog to the Browns, a team that carries the NFL's longest road losing streak (12) into the matchup of 3-8 clubs at O.co Coliseum…Upvote Share TweetDownpour, wind in Oakland expected to change the way the game is played when the Browns take on the Raiders.Upvote Share TweetThe Cavaliers had exactly one day to savor their last-second victory in Atlanta before being served with a dose of their own medicine. Nicolas Batum’s three-pointer with 0.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime gave road-weary Portland its first vicUpvote Share Tweet
Terry Pluto's post-game scribbles from Cleveland Browns-Oakland RaidersGive Pat Shurmur some credit for the Browns' 20-17 victory at Oakland.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns vs. Oakland Raiders: Plain Dealer staff predictionsFive out of seven PD writers see good things ahead for the Browns in Oakland.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Browns-Raiders RecapDec 2Jorge Andres and Eric Allen break down the Browns' 20-17 win over the Raiders
Browns Capture First Road WinDec 2Brandon Weeden passes for 364 yards in Browns' 20-17 win over Raiders.
Browns postgame press conferenceDec 2Browns react following game with Raiders
Browns vs. Raiders highlightsDec 2Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden throws for 364 yards and a touchdown as the Browns beat the Oakland Raiders 20-17.
Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…Dec 2BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's LakersDec 2The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more SnapsDec 2BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...