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NFL: Browns, Brian Hoyer Look For Redemption Against Raiders

[caption id="attachment_32644" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Brian Hoyer and Ben Tate (October 19, 2014 - Source: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images North America)[/caption]   CLEVELAND- Last Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars was a disaster. The Browns were completely destroyed by a team that was 0-6, the Jacksonville Jaguars. The offense's performance left little to be desired. The Jaguars defense charged through the Browns offensive line, which gave Brian Hoyer minimal time to look at his options and make the best
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NFL: Browns Take On Blake Bortles, Hungry Jaguars

  [caption id="attachment_32208" align="aligncenter" width="400" class=" "] Brian Hoyer (October 12, 2014 - Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America)[/caption] JACKSONVILLE- The Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-6. Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles is still learning how to transition to the NFL. If the game against the Tennessee Titans was any indication, Bortles is on his way to making the Jaguars offense a feared unit. The Jaguars have depended the use of the running
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AFC North Review Week 6: Browns Lose Alex Mack to Fractured Fibula, Annihilate Steelers

[caption id="attachment_31988" align="aligncenter" width="400" class=" "] Alex Mack may be lost for the entire 2014 season. (October 12, 2014 - Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America)[/caption]   Cleveland 31 Pittsburgh 10- The Cleveland Browns wiped out the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-10 in a must win game. Tight end Jordan Cameron had a star performance with 102 receiving yards and on touchdown. Brian Hoyer passed for 217 yards and one touchdown . The Browns trailed early
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Cleveland Browns: Thoughts and Observations vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    CLEVELAND, OH- When I sat down to watch the Cleveland Browns vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers to officially start my "Dawg Pound" season, there was a renewed feeling of hope and pride. There was no way that this year's Cleveland Browns could be any worse than last season's was there? With about ten minutes left in the first half, my feelings slowly disappeared, but little did I know they would
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Cleveland Browns: Three Dawg Bones to Victory vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    CLEVELAND, OH - Believe it or not, the NFL season is officially here for the Cleveland Browns and their frenzied fan base. In just four days, the Browns storm into Heinz Field and face the Pittsburgh Steelers for their first regular season opener with their arch rival since 1999. For the third time in as many years, a new face will coach the Browns in the less than
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Cleveland Browns: Observations from Detroit Lions Exhibition Opener

[caption id="attachment_29074" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (Image courtesy of Getty Images)[/caption] CLEVELAND, OH - There was a renewed feeling in the air tonight for Cleveland Browns fans. In the motor city, Cleveland took on the Detroit Lions and football was back. The stakes - a great big barge trophy. With three head coaches in the last three seasons, a new look Browns team took the field and for once, there was no
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Cleveland Browns Training Camp: Dawg Bones from Day 10

[caption id="attachment_28978" align="alignnone" width="640"] Courtesy of RPR Photography 8/6/2014[/caption] On Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns took to the practice field in front of a moderate number of fans. It was hot and the pads were back on. As I watched from the bleachers in a crowded brown-and-orange crowd, I sensed that these fans had a feeling of hope while watching their beloved Browns. Here are my "Dawg Bones" from camp yesterday.
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Cleveland Browns Training Camp: Dawg Bones for Days 3 & 4

[caption id="attachment_28592" align="alignnone" width="640"] Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports[/caption] CLEVELAND, OH - As training camp sets in for the Cleveland Browns and their diehard fan base that pack the facility every practice, Monday and Tuesday's practice opened in full pads. Head coach Mike Pettine wanted to see some "thudding" and that's exactly what fans received. Here is my news and notes from practice as we get closer to live football just
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Cleveland Browns 101: Zone Blocking Scheme is Coming in 2014

[caption id="attachment_28390" align="alignnone" width="640"] Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports[/caption] For 2014, the Cleveland Browns are taking a page out of Vince Lombardi's playbook from 1959. New offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and company will be using a zone blocking scheme to run the football. In fact, many pro and college teams use this scheme in their offense presently. What is a zone blocking scheme though? Let's examine and tell you what to look
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NFL: Ben Tate and Terrance West Highlight Top Running Back Battles to Watch.

[caption id="attachment_27142" align="aligncenter" width="500"] (Image courtesy of Fox Sports Ohio)[/caption] As mentioned in my top quarterback battles to watch column, there are many intriguing running back battles happening in OTA’s and will most likely into training camps all over the NFL as well.  Below are the top five sure to catch many fan’s attention. Ben Tate vs. Terrance West: It seems fitting that Cleveland is suddenly the center of the