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Phil Dawson’s teammates were happy for his selection to the AFC roster for the 2013 Pro Bowl, a first in his 14-year career with the Browns.Upvote Share Tweet
Shurmur: 'You want explosive plays'clevelandbrowns.com Dec 27, 2012As Browns coach Pat Shurmur sees it, the defense has as much of a chance as the offense to make explosive plays.Upvote Share Tweet
'Browns Insider' debuts Fridayclevelandbrowns.com Dec 27, 2012The newest edition of “Browns Insider” airs Friday night on STO and Saturday on WKYC TV-3.Upvote Share Tweet
Doug Dieken travels down Cleveland Browns memory lane in latest 'Talking Shop' (video)Doug Dieken has missed only one Browns game in 39 years.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland sports' 12 most memorable moments of 2012Cleveland saw a new owner come in to take over the Browns. They also saw one manager lead a team to contention into late-July, but then be fired two months later. They saw the future of their basketball team win Rookie of the Year. Here are 12 of the mo…Upvote Share TweetOn today's PD Sports Insider, Dennis Manoloff and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore were joined by Mary Kay Cabot to talk Browns-Steelers and Paul Hoynes to talk Tribe.Upvote Share TweetThird-string quarterback Thad Lewis is one day closer to starting for the Browns.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns QB decision speaks to lack of security thereprofootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012The Browns are one day closer to a depth chart of Thaddeus Lewis and Josh Johnson at quarterback, after Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy were held out of another day of practice Thursday with shoulder injuries. And that may get them one day closer to a new…Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Columnist lost confidence in Steelers' offense; QB Thad Lewis may start for Browns on SundaThe Pittsburgh Steelers, like the Cleveland Browns, have sputtered on offense this season.Upvote Share TweetJosh Cribbs has apologized for his profane tweet following the Browns loss Sunday in Denver. Cribbs said Wednesday that he was mad at himself for muffing a punt, angry that it contributed to a 34-12 setback in Denver, then enraged when he got several de…Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Dawson's Pro Bowl selection is long overdue: Browns Comment of the Day"As for Phil Dawson, it has been long, long overdue. Very proud for him to finally represent why he has the been best at what he does for a very long time. Make that Browns helmet look good in that AFC uniform, Phil! Go Browns!" - LoveMeSomeBrowniesUpvote Share Tweet
Preview: Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh SteelersDec 27NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Under Armour Week: Top AlumniDec 27Tom Luginbill and Craig Haubert look back at the last six years of the Under Armour All-America game and pick out the top six alumni from the game.
Brooklyn Nets establish Phil Jackson as top coaching target, sources sayDec 27Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for ClippersDec 27The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL Week 17 PicksDec 27Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks
Don Banks: Black Monday Primer: Definitive guide to 2013 coaching carouselDec 27The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…