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In his Week 14 Snap Judgments, Don Banks touches on what's become dÃ©jÃ vu for the Falcons and Bears, the tough Comeback Player of the Year race, the fortunate Steelers and more.
Benjamin provides a sparkUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetRookie wide receiver Travis Benjamin sparked the entire Browns team with a 93-yard punt return for a touchdown in Sunday’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs.Share TweetBrowns running back Trent Richardson tied two rookie records held by Pro Football Hall of Famer, Jim Brown, in Sunday’s 30-7 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Dawson reaches career milestoneUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetKicker Phil Dawson converted his 300th career field goal in Sunday’s 30-7 win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Cleveland Browns Stadium.Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns earned what coach Pat Shurmur said was a “team win” over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday.Share TweetThe Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent slugger Mark Reynolds, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Coach Pat Shurmur regrets not giving Montario Hardesty another goal-line carry: Cleveland Browns InsiderUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetHardesty was taken out after losing possession of the ball at the goal line and Trent Richardson ended up scoring on a 1-yard run. Hardesty was unhappy he was taken out and Shurmur apoligized to him.
The Weekend Wrap: This is not an easy development to understand. Th…Updated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetThis is not an easy development to understand. The ‘new’ Browns have been back on the scene since 1999 and the last five years have been excruciatingly bad. So what are we to do when the weekend sees the beloved Brown & Orange thoroughly dismantle theSource: theclevelandfan.comShare TweetPlain Dealer Cleveland Browns beat writers Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed take a look back at the Browns 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium.Share TweetHere are the postgame notes from Sunday's Browns win over the Kansas City Chiefs.Share TweetThe NBA fined Boston Celtics forward/center Chris Wilcox $25,000 for making an obscene gesture directed toward fans during Friday's loss in Philadelphia, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced Sunday.
The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Source: deadspin.com
Browns vs. Chiefs: Post-game show with Glenn Moore and Dennis ManoloffUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs squared off this afternoon as the Browns looked to win their third game in a row.Share TweetAre Nick Saban, Chip Kelly and Josh McDaniels on the Browns radar if they fire Pat Saban? The Boston Globe reported today that they are, especially if the Browns hire Mike Lombardi as GM.
Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs: Pregame fan question of the day (video)Updated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetFans believe coach Pat Shurmur should stay if he defeats the Chiefs, Washington, the Broncos and the Steelers.
Banner visits Backer BashUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetBrowns CEO Joe Banner visited the team's Backer Bash at Cleveland Browns Stadium Saturday night.Share TweetHere are the inactives for the Bengals (who play the Cowboys), the Browns (who face the Chiefs) and the Ravens (who play the Redskins): BENGALS: K Mike Nugent, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Cedric Peerman, TE Richard Quinn, DE Devon Still, S George Iloka and D…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAs former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue prepares to issue a decision as to the appeal of the suspensions imposed by current Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Saints defensive end Will Smith, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita…Source: profootballtalk.com
Today's NFL matchups: Dennis Manoloff's picksUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetGet D-Man's picks for today's NFL games, including all Plain Dealer experts' predictions for today's Browns-Chiefs matchup.
Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles from Cleveland Browns-Kansas City ChiefsUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetThe Lombardi rumors can't erase a good day for Tom Heckert and Pat Shurmur.Share TweetThe Chiefs might not be as bad as that 2-10 record would indicate.
Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Chiefs game on SundayUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetPlain 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.
A Prospect Draft on a Lazy SundayUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetTrue confessions time…I did not anticipate posting a Lazy Sunday today. Without going into too much detail, I’m in the midst of the craziest travel month of my life, one that sees me waking up on this Lazy Sunday from the (almost) Highlands of ScotlanSource: theclevelandfan.com
Five questions with: Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Juqua ParkerUpdated Dec 9, 2012 Share TweetParker says he's a big kid at heart, and his favorite toy is a remote-control car that he says gets up to 65 mph.
Sunday Blitz: Chiefs-Browns RecapDec 9Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Browns' 30-7 win over the Chiefs
Chiefs vs. Browns highlightsDec 9Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson led his team to a 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs with 42 rushing yards and his first career NFL game with two touchdowns.
Week 14: Brandon Weeden highlightDec 9Check out the best moments from Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden's 232-yard performance against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Browns Blow Out ChiefsDec 9Trent Richardson ran for two touchdowns in the Browns' 30-7 win over the Chiefs.
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12