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Defense registers seven sacks

Defense registers seven sacks

clevelandbrowns.com Updated Nov 18, 2012
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Browns defense registered seven sacks on quarterback Tony Romo on Sunday.
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  • Young Browns make plays

    Young Browns make plays

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Young Browns, like Johnson Bademosi, played at critical times in Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
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  • Cavs Lose to 76ers, Join Browns at 2-8. Yay.

    Cavs Lose to 76ers, Join Browns at 2-8. Yay.

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 18, 2012
    It’s the Sunday before Thanksgiving, and your beloved NBA and NFL teams are both playing at a .200 clip. When it comes to things we can all be grateful for, winning sports teams are clearly not among them. Tonight, it was the Cavaliers (2-8) keeping pac
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  • Regrets linger for Brandon Weeden after another narrow Clevelan…

    Regrets linger for Brandon Weeden after another narrow Cleveland Browns loss

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Weeden's inconsistent performance was as crystal clear as the giant high-definition video screens that stretch for 60 yards above Cowboys Stadium.
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  • NFC East a must-see mess; Snap Judgments

    NFC East a must-see mess; Snap Judgments

    CNNSI.com Nov 18, 2012
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
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  • Turner, Sixers hand Cavaliers sixth straight loss

    Turner, Sixers hand Cavaliers sixth straight loss

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    Evan Turner had 19 points and nine assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers 86-79 Sunday night.
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  • Dallas QB Tony Romo takes a beating from Cleveland Browns linem…

    Dallas QB Tony Romo takes a beating from Cleveland Browns linemen, but keeps on throwing in victory

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Sunday's victory was really survival for a quarterback all too often reduced to running for his life behind a crumbling offensive line.
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  • The Weekend Wrap: I wasn’t about to waste another Sunday watchi…

    The Weekend Wrap: I wasn’t about to waste another Sunday watching…

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 18, 2012
    I wasn’t about to waste another Sunday watching the Browns find new and torturous ways to lose football games. It was too nice a weekend and it’s deer season and a Sunday afternoon in the tree stand sounded a hell of a lot better than the inevitable s
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  • Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did …

    Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did Not Review It Because It Was Un-Reviewable

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    Cleveland unexpectedly forced Dallas to overtime, and after an incomplete pass to Miles Austin with 8:35 left to go in the extra period Cleveland called timeout-presumably to force a replay from the booth. Cleveland thought the play was a catch, fumble
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  • Browns-Cowboys postgame notes

    Browns-Cowboys postgame notes

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Here are the postgame notes from Sunday's Browns-Cowboys game.
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  • Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit:…

    Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …
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  • Just another loss for fans locked in the Cleveland Browns' tort…

    Just another loss for fans locked in the Cleveland Browns' torture chamber: Terry Pluto

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    How many times did it seem the Browns have this game won? Once? Twice? How about 115 times? OK, it just felt like that.
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  • Bailey's FG seals Cowboys' wild win vs. Browns

    Bailey's FG seals Cowboys' wild win vs. Browns

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    Dan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime, and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo that sparked a wild ending in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.
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  • Overtime in Dallas: They say everything’s bigger in Texas.  Tod…

    Overtime in Dallas: They say everything’s bigger in Texas.  Today,…

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    They say everything’s bigger in Texas.  Today, both of the NFL games being played there are. A 32-yard field goal from Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has forced overtime against the Browns, joining the Jags-Texans extra-session contest in Houston. The Cowbo
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  • Bad call fuels Browns comeback

    Bad call fuels Browns comeback

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    After trailing by 13 into the third quarter, the Cowboys made a game of it. And the officials helped give the late lead to the Browns. After a goal-line stand by the Cowboys kept the score at 17-13, three runs followed by a punt gave Josh Cribbs the bal…
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  • Hanford Dixon Wrote a Book

    Hanford Dixon Wrote a Book

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 18, 2012
    There might not be a phenomenon in all of pro sports that has the staying power of the Dawg Pound concept in Cleveland.  Though it’s origin comes with some controversy and its legal ownership is questionable at best, one name that even some of the most
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  • Browns-Cowboys live post-game show with Dennis Manoloff

    Browns-Cowboys live post-game show with Dennis Manoloff

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Browns fall to the Cowboys, 23-20 in overtime in Dallas. Talk about it on live audio post-game show with The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff and cleveland.com's Joey Morona.
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  • Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles from Cleveland Browns-Dallas C…

    Terry Pluto's postgame scribbles from Cleveland Browns-Dallas Cowboys

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Brandon Weeden's statistics were better than his performance Sunday.
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  • Cowboys' Murray to miss fifth straight game

    Cowboys' Murray to miss fifth straight game

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    DeMarco Murray will miss his fifth straight game because of a sprained left foot after the Dallas Cowboys de-activated the second-year running back before Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys: 2012 NFL Megablog

    Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys: 2012 NFL Megablog

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Welcome to Week 11 of the NFL Megablog as the Browns travel to Dallas to face the Cowboys. Join our live coverage with updates from Plain Dealer reporters and also participate in our in-game chat and post-game show in the comments section.
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  • Report: Cleveland Browns President Mike Holmgren would only coa…

    Report: Cleveland Browns President Mike Holmgren would only coach Cowboys

    Browns President Mike Holmgren would only return to coaching for the Cowboys job, ESPN's Ed Werder reports.
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  • Inactives for Bengals and Browns

    Inactives for Bengals and Browns

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    My apologies that I didn't get the inactives posted sooner. It was a busy day with Ben Roethlisberger and Mike Holmgren news. BENGALS AT CHIEFS BENGALS: WR Andrew Hawkins, S Reggie Nelson, CB Jason Allen, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson, WR Marvin J…
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  • Joe Haden out for Browns vs. Cowboys

    Joe Haden out for Browns vs. Cowboys

    The Browns won’t have their best defensive player today against the Cowboys. Although cornerback Joe Haden made the trip to Dallas, he was ruled out after pregame warmups today. Haden suffered an oblique injury during practice on Wednesday, and the Brow
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  • Buckeyes Stay Unbeaten, Top Badgers in OT

    Buckeyes Stay Unbeaten, Top Badgers in OT

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 18, 2012
    On a tough day for the nation’s unbeaten teams, the Buckeyes went to Madison and figured out a way to keep that zero in the loss column. Ohio State survived their most frustrating offensive game of the year with winning performances on defense and speci
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  • Sunday, Nov. 18 television sports listings for Cleveland and No…

    Sunday, Nov. 18 television sports listings for Cleveland and Northeast Ohio

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Highlights include Browns at Dallas and Cavaliers at Philadelphia.
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  • Hey, Mary Kay! Are the Cleveland Browns really not sure about B…

    Hey, Mary Kay! Are the Cleveland Browns really not sure about Brandon Weeden as the QB of the future?

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Also, play-calling in the red zone and, a fan who wonders what Colt McCoy could have done in this year's offense.
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  • Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Cowboys game on Sunday

    Browns Town: A graphic look ahead to the Cowboys game on Sunday

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    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.
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  • Cleveland Browns football: Five questions with long snapper Chr…

    Cleveland Browns football: Five questions with long snapper Christian Yount

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Becoming a long snapper was his father's idea, and it's certainly paid off well for Yount.
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  • Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys: Plain Dealer predictions

    Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys: Plain Dealer predictions

    cleveland.com Nov 18, 2012
    Plain Dealer reporters and columnists pick the Browns-Cowboys game, and they all agree on the outcome.
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  • Dallas Area Backers hold bash

    Dallas Area Backers hold bash

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Former players Eric Metcalf and Kevin Mack signed autographs for and posed in photos with fans at the Dallas Area Browns Backers’ Backer Bash at the Cowboys Dancehall Saturday night.
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  • This Day in Browns History - Nov. 18

    This Day in Browns History - Nov. 18

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 18, 2012
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a victory over the Miami Dolphins on Nov. 18, 1979.
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  • Ice-Cold: Cavs Fall to Mavs

    Ice-Cold: Cavs Fall to Mavs

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 18, 2012
    When you can’t shoot and can’t play defense you won’t win many games. That, in a nutshell, was the story of Cleveland’s 103-95 loss to the visiting Dallas Mavericks Saturday night. The Mavericks were on the second night of a back-to-back while the
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  • Video - 76ers Down Cavaliers 01:05

    76ers Down Cavaliers

    Nov 18
    The Cavaliers dropped their sixth straight game after losing to the 76ers 86-79.
  • Video - Browns postgame press conference 02:08

    Browns postgame press conference

    Nov 18
    Browns react following game with Cowboys
  • Video - Browns vs. Cowboys highlights 03:13

    Browns vs. Cowboys highlights

    Nov 18
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo throws for 313 yards and a touchdown as the Cowboys beat the Cleveland Browns in overtime 23-20.
  • Video - Cowboys Edge Browns In OT 00:31

    Cowboys Edge Browns In OT

    Nov 18
    The Cowboys evened their record to 5-5 after defeating the Browns in overtime 23-20.

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