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Ward, Haden distribute turkeys

Ward, Haden distribute turkeys

clevelandbrowns.com Updated Nov 20, 2012
Cleveland Browns defensive backs T.J. Ward and Joe Haden distributed turkeys at the St. Augustine Church and Hunger Center on Tuesday morning.
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  • The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 12

    The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 12

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 20, 2012
    As we struggle to survive another season with the new-era Browns, one way we can try to get through it (besides alcohol or heavy medication) is to look back at the best individual weeks of the Browns’ new era to remember times in recent memory when this
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  • Ron Jaworski Endorses Brandon Weeden

    Ron Jaworski Endorses Brandon Weeden

    The man best known for his hours of film study and copious analysis let the football world inside his mind Tuesday. The former quarterback turned film guru discussed his thoughts on Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden.  Early in the season Jaworski…
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  • Attend the Browns Backer Bash November 24th at Browns Stadium

    Attend the Browns Backer Bash November 24th at Browns Stadium

    brownsgab.com Nov 20, 2012
    Attend the Browns Backer Bash November 24th at Browns Stadium
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  • Cleveland Browns donate food and time at Cleveland Foodbank

    Cleveland Browns donate food and time at Cleveland Foodbank

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    Browns defensive end Jabaal Sheard has been on both ends of a donated-turkey event at Thanksgiving.
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  • Sports Insider: Giving thanks to Cleveland sports with Dennis M…

    Sports Insider: Giving thanks to Cleveland sports with Dennis Manoloff

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    On today's episode of Sports Insider, The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff joined cleveland.com's Glenn Moore to talk Indians and Browns.
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  • Ailing Steelers set to start Batch against Browns

    Ailing Steelers set to start Batch against Browns

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) Charlie Batch is back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Plaxico Burress might be next.
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  • Cavs' Irving (finger) frustrated by latest injury

    Cavs' Irving (finger) frustrated by latest injury

    nba.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    Kyrie Irving couldn't handle playing with just one hand. Now, it's the Cleveland Cavaliers turn.
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  • Judging Pat Shurmur: Bud Shaw's video analysis

    Judging Pat Shurmur: Bud Shaw's video analysis

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    How should Joe Banner and the front office judge head coach Pat Shurmur's performance this season with the Cleveland Browns? CineSport's Noah Coslov and The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw discuss.
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  • Leftwich (ribs) out; Steelers to start Batch

    Leftwich (ribs) out; Steelers to start Batch

    ESPN.com Nov 20, 2012
    Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Tuesday that Byron Leftwich is out Sunday and that Charlie Batch will start against the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Browns host Ladies Chalk Talk

    Browns host Ladies Chalk Talk

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 20, 2012
    The Cleveland Browns held their annual Ladies Chalk Talk event at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Monday.
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  • BWO visits Lonnie Burten Rec Center

    BWO visits Lonnie Burten Rec Center

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 20, 2012
    The Browns Women’s Organization visited with children at the Lonnie Burten Recreation Center for an afternoon of Thanksgiving activities on Monday.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Battered DBs must step up …

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Battered DBs must step up against Steelers; Bengals no longer see red; Ed Reed suspended

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    The Cleveland Browns' defensive backs are banged up heading into Sunday's game against the Steelers.
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  • Browns are thin in the secondary: Comment of the Day

    Browns are thin in the secondary: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    "Losing one player from your secondary like this shouldn't have such an ill effect, but we're just too thin in the secondary. Other than Haden, we have either all inexperienced wanna be players or mediocre vets. We should have brought in some free …
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  • The Things We Know--Week 10

    The Things We Know--Week 10

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 20, 2012
    Josh Cribbs may be a disgruntled member of the Cleveland Browns but give him credit for being the team's best analyst. Calling the Browns a team that "almost always almost wins," Cribbs not only captured the essence of the Browns' latest road …
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 57, Tommy Jame…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 57, Tommy James (video)

    cleveland.com Nov 20, 2012
    James was one of the premier pass defenders of his era and a sure tackler, helping the Browns reach the championship game in each of his eight seasons.
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  • 2 Special Weapons Beat The Spurs; The Nuggets End The NBA’s Lon…

    2 Special Weapons Beat The Spurs; The Nuggets End The NBA’s Longest Winning Streak

    dimemag.com Nov 20, 2012
    Maybe the Clippers are really this good? Or maybe the Spurs just aren’t THAT good? San Antonio has now lost two of their last three home games, and twice already this year to the Clippers. But we’re leaning to the Clippers being pretty good, because,
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  • Video - Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns 02:16

    Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns

    Nov 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Austin Rivers 05:16

    TrueHoop TV: Austin Rivers

    Nov 20
    ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan with Henry Abbott on why Hornets rookie Austin Rivers will continue to struggle until he learns to trust his teammates.

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