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What was the front office plan for 2020? What comes next? – Terry’s Talkin’ Browns

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

CLEVELAND, Ohio – When GM Andrew Berry and coach Kevin Stefanski took over the Browns exactly a year ago, they had major discussions about what do to in the offseason. They inherited a talented but disorganized group of players who were 6-10 in 2019. They came to a franchise that hadn’t had a winning season since 2007.

No fines for Daniel Sorensen’s hit on Rashard Higgins or Mack Wilson’s hit on Patrick Mahomes

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The NFL did not fine Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen for the helmet-to-helmet blow he delivered to Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins or Browns linebacker Mack Wilson for his high hit on the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes that put the superstar quarterback in the concussion protocol from which he was cleared Friday. The Browns were trailing 16-3 late in the first half when Higgins caught a pass from quarterback Baker Mayfield for what nearly became a 26-yard touchdown but instead ended up being a 25-ya...

Andy Reid’s mastery truly unleashed in Kansas City after long-awaited Super Bowl triumph

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Andy Reid might have been reluctant to turn the page in his bulging playbook of tricks until that long-evasive Super Bowl crown had been ticked off. But with an ageing monkey finally off his back and a ring on hand to reflect it, the shackles well and truly disappeared for Big Red this season.

Former Cleveland Browns All-Pro left tackle Tony Jones dies at 54

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Tony Jones, who spent most of the early 1990s protecting the blind sides of Bernie Kosar and Vinny Testaverde in Cleveland, has died at the age of 54. The Denver Broncos, whom Jones played for from 1997-2000, confirmed he had passed away in his native Georgia. A cause of death was not immediately available.

Big offenses, overlooked defenses in AFC title game

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

What we get Sunday is a matchup of dynamic offenses and overlooked defenses, the top two teams in the conference. Kansas City (15-2) has the confidence of a reigning champion and a charisma few NFL teams can match. Buffalo (15-3) has an undying belief that after years in the doldrums, the formula is on hand for a return to the Super Bowl.

Odell Beckham Jr. ‘proud and inspired’ by the Browns season

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

The Browns went 6-2 without Beckham in the lineup

Dwayne Haskins set to sign for Pittsburgh Steelers after his release from Washington Football Team

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger turns 39 on March 2 and has said that he hasn't made a decision about his future following Pittsburgh's 48-37 loss to the Cleveland Browns in the AFC Wild Card game on January 10 Former Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins is expected to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers Former Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins is expected to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers after visiting the team on Thursday, NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala has reported.

Andrew Berry optimistic Grant Delpit and Greedy Williams healthy in 2021; Denzel Ward needed oxygen on sidelines post-COVID-19

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

The one thing I can tell you about Grant and Greedy is the way that those two have attacked their approach to rehab and staying engaged with the team and really they have prepared every week as if they were going to play even when it became obvious that they were not, I am very optimistic and very bullish on their physical recovery and then ultimately, when they do get back, of being able to play at a high level for us. He credited both players with working overtime to come back.

Browns consider Mayfield decisions

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

However, while praising Mayfield’s improvement and growth in his third season, Berry wouldn’t publicly comment on the team’s future plans with the 25-year-old. The Browns can pick up Mayfield’s fifth-year option this offseason and possibly sign him to a long-term extension. I don’t think that this is really the appropriate forum to really talk about those decisions,” Berry said during a Zoom call wrapping up the Browns’ season, which ended Sunday with a 22-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in th...

EXPLAINER: A look at the data behind NFL decision making

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Fourth downs in the NFL used to be reserved for kicks, except in the most dire of circumstances. Whether it was Kansas City’s decision to go for it on fourth-and-1 in its own territory to seal a win last week against Cleveland, or Indianapolis’ failed fourth-and-goal try from the 4 late in the first half the previous week, those decisions have taken center stage this postseason. “You can make a very good decision and have a bad result and you can make a bad decision and have a good result,” said Frank Frigo, the co-founder of EdjSports, a data company that has created its own customizable model for decision making in the NFL.