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Cleveland Browns' offensive line a solid, resilient group (with…

Cleveland Browns' offensive line a solid, resilient group (with a secret)

cleveland.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
Browns offensive linemen (left to right) Alex Mack, Joe Thomas, Mitchell Schwartz and Shawn Lauvao. John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer   BEREA, Ohio -- Minutes after Sunday's win in Oakland, a group of sweaty and muddy Browns offensive linemen...
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  • Hillis: Browns' Thomas like 'crazy ex-girlfriend'

    Hillis: Browns' Thomas like 'crazy ex-girlfriend'

    Peyton Hillis lashed back at former teammate Joe Thomas on Thursday, comparing the Browns' offensive tackle to a "crazy ex-girlfriend" after he made disparaging comments about the Kansas City Chiefs running back.
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  • Report:  Issue of control could determine Heckert’s fate

    Report: Issue of control could determine Heckert’s fate

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    With rumors swirling that new Browns CEO Joe Banner plans to fire G.M. Tom Heckert and replace him with Mike Lombardi, a new report suggests that Heckert’s future hinges on one thing. Control. According to Patrick McManamon of FOXSportsOhio.com, Heckert
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  • Breaking Down Bowl Season

    Breaking Down Bowl Season

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 6, 2012
    Tis the season to be jolly. No, not Christmas. Bowl Season! Bowl season is the college football bettor’s last chance to show or maintain a profit for the college football season. It’s a very interesting time of year. The opening lines have already bee
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  • Chiefs may be inspired, but Browns will win on Sunday: Comment …

    Chiefs may be inspired, but Browns will win on Sunday: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Dec 6, 2012
    "Chiefs may be an inspired team right now. Not to mention former Clevelanders always seem to do well against us, regardless of the professional sport they play. Still gotta go with the Browns on this one; they're simply the better team." - ind…
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  • Keeping Pat Shurmur as head coach, Kevin Youkilis or Mark Reyno…

    Keeping Pat Shurmur as head coach, Kevin Youkilis or Mark Reynolds and poor Cavs rebounding: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Dec 6, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Wahoo's On First, Bleacher Report and Cavs: The Blog.
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  • Cleveland Browns Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden gaining co…

    Cleveland Browns Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden gaining confidence with each win (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 6, 2012
    Rookies Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden talk about the confidence they and the Cleveland Browns are gaining in winning four of their last seven games.
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  • Cleveland Browns: Players not surprised about how Romeo Crennel…

    Cleveland Browns: Players not surprised about how Romeo Crennel inspires team following tragedy (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 6, 2012
    Browns who played under coach Romeo Crennel are not surprised about how he's been able to lead his team through tragedy.
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  • PD Sports Insider: Browns-Chiefs preview with Adam Teicher and …

    PD Sports Insider: Browns-Chiefs preview with Adam Teicher and Mary Kay Cabot; Tribe hot stove update

    cleveland.com Dec 6, 2012
    On today's PD Sports Insider, Dennis Manoloff, Bud Shaw and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore previewed the upcoming Browns-Chiefs matchup with The Kansas City Star's Adam Teicher and then Mary Kay Cabot.
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  • Charles provides challenge to Browns

    Charles provides challenge to Browns

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 6, 2012
    Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will provide the Browns’ run defense with their latest challenge on Sunday.
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  • Childress, Dawson to be featured on "Browns Insider"

    Childress, Dawson to be featured on "Browns Insider"

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 6, 2012
    Browns offensive coordinator Brad Childress and kicker Phil Dawson will be featured on the newest edition of “Browns Insider,” which airs Friday night on STO and Saturday on WKYC TV-3.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Brady Quinn tries to lead …
  • Elusive three-game win streak for Browns

    Elusive three-game win streak for Browns

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Browns are looking for more than a win over their former coach (Romeo Crennel) and quarterback (Brady Quinn) Sunday against the Chiefs (2-10). It would also mark Cleveland's first three-game win streak since the Browns won their final four games at …
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  • Usama Young back at practice for Browns

    Usama Young back at practice for Browns

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Cleveland Browns safety Usama Young was back at practice Wednesday after missing last Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders with a concussion. Young suffered the concussion two weeks ago against the Pittsburgh Steelers and wasn’t cleared in time t
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  • Beginning to Feel Like Groundhog Day: Bulls Win 95-85

    Beginning to Feel Like Groundhog Day: Bulls Win 95-85

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Cleveland Cavaliers paid homage to the 1983 film A Christmas Story on Wednesday night by giving out bobbleheads in the shape of the infamous leg lamp from the movie.  Perhaps the promotions department would have been better off doing a Groundhog Day…
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  • Video - Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cleveland Browns 02:05

    Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cleveland Browns

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Cleveland Browns.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Chiefs-Browns 00:52

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Chiefs-Browns

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Kansas City at Cleveland

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 6
    Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.