Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Browns’

Fantasy football rankings 2017: Tight ends for NFL Week 7

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Such is the case of Evan Engram, who is having a solid fantasy season and, with few other healthy options in New York, he could keep it up. Engram hauled in five receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown in the Giant’s upset win over the Broncos and this Sunday he faces the Seattle Seahawks, who also have a formidable defense. Seattle has only given up one touchdown to tight ends this season, but it did let Tyler Higbee go for 98 yards against it in Week 5.

Are the Browns getting worse?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The Browns seemingly did everything right this offseason. After bottoming out with a 1-15 record in 2016, Cleveland’s de facto general manager Sashi Brown engineered a turnaround plan that jettisoned the veterans who had no place on a rebuilding team, and he invested fully in a youth movement. With a wellspring of emerging talent and an uneven AFC North, 2017 looked like a season where the Browns had nowhere to go but up. Instead, Cleveland may have found a way to drill into the bedrock and make a home in the abyss. A revamped offensive line has struggled, and even when everything clicks up front the Browns have no playmakers for whom to block. The franchise’s legendary quarterback struggles

NFL Power Rankings: Amid the chaos, does any team deserve to be No. 1?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Sorry to Oklahoma City, Houston, San Antonio, Boston or Cleveland (and clearly, nobody else even has a tiny bit of a chance), but the Golden State Warriors are going to win unless something weird happens. It will be entertaining to watch a fun Warriors club win it all. The term “parity” has been used ad nauseam to describe the NFL for decades now.

Watson, Texans looking to build on offensive success

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Deshaun Watson has Houston's offense running like never before. A 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday gave them 30 or more points in four straight games for the first time in franchise history. ''We have a lot to work on,'' coach Bill O'Brien said.

AFC: Watson sets record in leading Texans past winless Browns, 33-17

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

HOUSTON -- Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie in a team's first six games. The Browns lost their 16th in a row on the road.

Another game, another Browns loss; so why did Hue Jackson bench DeShone Kizer?

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The 0-5 Cleveland Browns announced Wednesday that they were benching rookie DeShone Kizer and starting second-year quarterback Kevin Hogan. Yes, the Browns came into this week’s game with Houston winless, and, yes, Hue Jackson might be in butt-saving mode since Cleveland has just one win on his watch as head coach.

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to become the first rookie in NFL history to have at least three TD passes in three straight games and give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday

Kirk Cousins gets to audition for the 49ers this week

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Washington’s contract situation with its starting quarterback is tenuous. The club has steadfastly refused to give Kirk Cousins the big-money, long-term contract he desires, instead locking him in to franchise player designations that keep him from the free agent market on one-year deals. Cousins is making $23.9 million in 2017 and would cost $34.5 million to franchise again next fall or $28.8 million for one year under the transition tag. That’s prohibitively expensive, even for the ready-to-spend Dan Snyder. If Washington can’t come to a new deal with Cousins — and it has already thrown the quarterback under the bus once in negotiations — he’ll become the top free agent quarterback to hit the

Week 6 fantasy deep sleepers and DFS bargains

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Last week Austin Seferian-Jenkins and John Brown scored, while Aldrick Robinson didn’t start and Antonio Gates underwhelmed. To review … all of these players are owned in less than 60 percent of Yahoo leagues (at time of writing) and/or are a significant value in our daily game. After subbing in for DeShone Kizer for a total of 67 snaps, Hogan is slated to start on Sunday.

Watson shines for Texans as Kizer struggles with Browns

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns both looked to rookies to start at quarterback this season. While Houston's Deshaun Watson has improved each week since taking over at halftime of the season opener, Cleveland's DeShone Kizer has struggled so much the Browns (0-5) benched him this week as they look to get their first win on Sunday at Houston. ''I think sometimes it's good for guys to take a step back and see where they are so they have an opportunity to go back out there and do it again,'' Browns coach Hue Jackson said.