Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Kyle Shanahan says 49ers ‘went real hard’ after Khalil Mack in trade talks

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The New England Patriots didn't give up much to acquire embattled wide receiver Josh Gordon from the Cleveland Browns in a trade this week. In both cases, the 49ers were involved with some level of interest. On Friday, coach Kyle Shanahan said the 49ers made a competitive run at acquiring Mack.

Holding Call: Browns delay naming Mayfield new starting QB

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The beer-fueled bash spilled into the streets around FirstEnergy Stadium as delirious Browns fans walked - some staggered - while chanting for their new hero, the streak buster. Jackson said he isn't ready to ''officially'' identify his starter for next week's game in Oakland, but all signs point to Mayfield taking over in Cleveland following his dazzling NFL debut on Thursday night. The No. 1 pick in this year's draft replaced concussed starter Tyrod Taylor late in the first half and led the Browns (1-1-1) on four scoring drives as they erased a two-touchdown deficit to beat the New York Jets 21-17 and end Cleveland's 19-game winless streak - the NFL's second longest since 1970.

Browns are America’s team: NFL Network does fantastic ratings for Cleveland’s win

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Whether it’s a “Hard Knocks” bump, people tuning in midway through to see No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield or just the curiosity to see if the Browns could finally win a game, Thursday night was a big winner for NFL Network. The NFL announced that the ratings for the Browns’ thrilling win over the New York Jets were the highest for NFL Network in three years.

Yes, folks, Belichick does know Gordon is with Patriots

Friday, September 21st, 2018

It took a few days before Bill Belichick finally admitted Friday that troubled but talented wide receiver Josh Gordon is a New England Patriot. The trade bringing Gordon, who played in just 11 games with the Cleveland Browns since 2013 due to NFL suspensions, was announced by both teams on Monday. Gordon and a seventh-round draft pick went to New England for a fifth-rounder.

Fan Catches Possum on a Power Trip at the Big Football Game and It Was Clearly a Good Luck Charm

Friday, September 21st, 2018

As the Cleveland Browns stormed to their first win since 2016, one fan’s act of courage seemed to usher in a new era for the city’s long-suffering football team. In the midst of the Browns’ 21–17 victory over the New York Jets on Thursday night, a possum was spotted wandering the stands at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns went on to snap their 635-day losing streak just a few hours later, a turn of events that instantly elevated the possum to good luck charm status.

NFL against the spread picks: Falcons-Saints takes on extra urgency

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Saints-Falcons is one of the NFL’s best rivalries and Sunday’s game seems like a big one, at least for this early in the season. Both teams came into this season with Super Bowl hopes, and both stumbled out of the gate. Both teams are looking up at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC South.

No One Has Ever Been This Excited to Drink Bud Light

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The Cleveland Browns broke a 19-game losing streak that spanned one entire season and over 600 days with a 21-17 win over the New York Jets Thursday night. Before the 2018 season began, Budweiser placed coolers of Bud Light in bars around Cleveland, promising to unlock them and let the city drink the beer for free if the Browns could actually get a win. "When the Browns win, Cleveland wins," the coolers read.

Texans now have NFL’s longest winless streak

Friday, September 21st, 2018

As everyone with even a casual interest in the NFL is aware by now, the Browns ended a 635-day winless streak on Thursday night with their 21-17 win over the Jets. With the Browns off the hook, the honor of holding the league’s longest winless streak now rests with the Texans. Houston beat the Cardinals 31-21 on November 19 behind two D'Onta Foreman touchdown runs and two Tom Savage touchdown passes and then closed out the 2017 season with six straight losses.

Browns get 1st win since 2016, use ‘Philly Special’ style play

Friday, September 21st, 2018

For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns won.

Cleveland Browns Finally Win A Game And Fans Can’t Even

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The Cleveland Browns won a game Thursday night. Let’s digest that for a moment.The team had gone 635 days and 19 straight games since their last victory on Dec. 24, 2016. But they actually did it, defeating the New York Jets, 21-17, in Cleveland behind