Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Browns announce more draft picks

The Browns secured three more draft picks Sunday with signatures from Brandon McDonald, Melila Purcell, and Syndric Steptoe - all to four-year contracts. With these, the Browns' second-day picks are all on board. Good news going into training camp...

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Barclay leads in NFL Europa

Running back Chris Barclay was named NFL Europa Special Teams Player of the Week after a 99-yard kickoff return for his first touchdown in nearly two years. His team, the Berlin Thunder, will face Cologne next Sunday, televised at 1 am Monday morning on NFL Network.

Friday, March 09, 2007

Home front and center

ROI has been low for the Browns and the rush for top-flight free agents is tempting, but the Browns took care of business at home first. They reached a preliminary agreement with center Hank Fraley for a four-year contract. Browns are now looking to add new talent in hopes to satisfy their hungry fans and it won't come cheap. Money is a significant factor but Coach Romeo Crennel is also banking on the Browns rich NFL history to lure free agents.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

More than mere wishful thinking

Interesting bit of analysis appeared in the Canton Repository:
http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?ID=330384&Category=17
The thing is, the author, Steve Doerschuk, managed to take what seems like wishful thinking (Cleveland Browns raise themselves from the depths while the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Cincinnati Bengals sink) and provided some credible reasons that exactly that could happen. Check it out. Doerschuk is not just speculating about players; he’s talking about organizational strengths and vulnerabilities as well.