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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was fired Tuesday after his injury-depleted unit struggled in a pair of season-ending losses that kept the Cowboys out of the playoffs for a third straight year.Upvote Share TweetAnderson Varejao still has not been cleared to practice or play and will miss his 11th straight game Wednesday night when the Cavs host Atlanta.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Browns projected to have 2nd-most salary cap space in NFL; 4 offensive linemen played every snapBrowns are projected to have $48.9 million in cap space. Alex Mack, Joe Thomas, Mitchell Schwartz and Shaun Lauvao didn't miss a play. More Browns story links.Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Saban flinches at dynasty talk, while smartly building an Alabama legacy among college football's all-time bestMeanwhile, a small faction of fans and media think Saban can be convinced to return to the NFL with the Browns, but there's no evidence in the last two days of that being anything other than a NE Ohio pipe dream.Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Haslam learning some hard truths, Myers gives Tribe options and thoughts on Casspi: Blog RoundupHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Red Right 88, Did The Tribe Win Last Night?, and Cavs: The Blog.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns should target Lovie Smith for head coach: Comment of the Day"Not only should Lovie Smith be interviewed for the Browns job he should be targeted by the Browns. He is clearly the best choice. 81-63 means that he averaged 9 wins a year for his 9 years in Chicago. He would likely still be employed in Chicago w…Upvote Share Tweet
Mack sees consistency, potential from lineBrowns center Alex Mack saw consistency from one side of the line and potential on the other.Upvote Share TweetIt's fair to say the Browns underestimated the competition looking for a head coach -- and overestimated their own attractiveness to candidates.Upvote Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Searching for more Browns "Fanographies"!In 2011, we asked you to tell us why you love the Cleveland Browns. We received hundreds of submissions - and from these entries we launched Cleveland Browns "Fanographies", a special video series ...Upvote Share TweetIn this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a Browns-Raiders playoff game on Jan. 8, 1983.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 8, 2013The 2013 salary-cap situation in the AFC North looks like the 2012 one. There are the teams with plenty of cap room (the Bengals and Browns) and one with very little (the Steelers), according to ESPN's John Clayton. There's only five teams in the league…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 8, 2013Just a heads up, you can expect to see more posts this week on the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns than the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. That's just the reality of the situation. The Ravens are in the playoffs and the Browns are…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.