Browns

Bad news Browns: NFL teams select best QB with 1st overall pick

TINSTAAQP might as well be part of the normal fan speak this time of year when it comes to the NFL Draft.1 There Is No Such Thing As A Quarterback Prospect is a subtly often repeated idea expressed through everything from whispers to shouts of names such as Ryan Leaf, JaMarcus Russell, Brandon Weeden, and

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Headlines

Draft day is here… While We’re Waiting

Draft rumors galore. — Jay Glazer’s report about the Browns not drafting Manziel at No. 4 caused ESPN to delete its previous report, which said the exact opposite, per Awful Announcing. In the Dawgs By Nature staff big board, Manziel is actually ahead of Teddy Bridgewater for everybody. That’s somewhat surprising to me, no? At

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Multimedia, Podcast

2014 NFL Draft – Browns, Manziel, Watkins and more – WFNY Podcast – 2014-05-06

2014 NFL DRAFT! The Cleveland Browns are almost on the clock and Rick and Craig are talking about everything. Should the Browns take Johnny Manziel? Should the Browns take the offensive tackle? Should they take Sammy Watkins? We’ve got all the talk that you’ve heard everywhere else, but now with 100% more Rick and Craig!

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Browns

Quarterbacks: You can’t overvalue them, but you can overdraft them

Many teams have reached on quarterbacks in the first round of the NFL draft over the years. Brandon Weeden and Brady Quinn are the examples closest to home, but they are far from the only two. I think of Christian Ponder, Blaine Gabbert, Jake Locker, and even Tim Tebow. There are some serious issues when teams overvalue

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Browns

Why didn’t the Vince Young news make even a small splash?

I was a little bit surprised that the Browns’ signing of Vince Young didn’t make even a slight splash in the Cleveland Browns news cycle. Even compared to when the Browns signed a recently-cut Brian Hoyer a year ago, I felt like this thing went totally under the radar. So, we discussed it. As always,

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Headlines

Manziel and Cody Latimer to Browns in latest McShay mock draft

ESPN’s Todd McShay published the fifth edition of his educated guess on where the new batch of NFL players will be drafted. McShay predicted that the Browns will grab former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with their first selection in the first round, number four overall, but doesn’t exactly sound very sure of it. Later

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Browns

WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Quarterbacks

Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks as we head into the 2014 NFL Draft, WFNY’s Joe Gilbert will break down his top five players at each position. We’re starting out with a bang as we dig in to the most-discussed position of the off-season: Quarterbacks. The 2014 NFL Draft is just two weeks and

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NFL Draft Chatter: The Latest on the Browns

The 2014 NFL Draft is a little under three weeks away and the pre-draft visits by the prospects are coming fast and furious. Teams are still trying to get their draft boards set and these pre-draft visits might be the final determination before their final board is set. On the other side, players are putting

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McShay’s latest mock: Bortles falls to Browns at No. 4; Carr still on the board after two rounds

Are pundits souring on the quarterbacks? After having the “Big 3” being taken within the first few picks, ESPN’s Todd McShay still has Blake Bortles being the first quarterback to be selected, but not until the fourth-overall pick as used by your Cleveland Browns. Conceding to his Big Board, McShay has Houston selecting All-Universe defensive

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Browns brass becomes bystanders for Blake Bortles’ ballgame

  There’s just not enough time in the day. A few hours after we catch word that the Browns’ “Big 4” snubbed Jadaveon Clowney’s pro day, we hear from multiple reports that the team is simply busy conducting a private workout wwith Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles. Bortles has become the sexy No. 1 pick in

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Aaron Craft lies with Huell, NBA jersey ads, Mark Sanchez and The Killers… While We’re Waiting

It was an eventful week off with Denny filling in for me. I always love reading writing written by Denny so it was nice of him to pick me up last week. But I’m back, so let’s go. First things first, please go vote for my podcast and the WFNY website in general at Cleveland

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Indians have 2nd-best catchers, FiveThirtyEight and Blake Bortles… While We’re Waiting

FanGraphs: Indians have 2nd-best catchers, 17th-best first baseman. If you are into baseball stats, you should not only be perusing all of the tools on FanGraphs, but you also should keep an eye on their content. During the 2013 season, their writers had major crushes on both Corey Kluber and Danny Salazar. Now? It appears

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Headlines

Johnny Manziel measures under six feet; Blake Bortles is a giant

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was one of the latest to get poked and prodded at the 2014 NFL Combine, coming in at just a hair under six feet tall. Multiple outlets report his official measurement (which took place early Friday morning) at 5-foot-11-3/4-inches, 207 pounds, drawing instant comparisons to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who

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Browns

NFL Draft 2014: Quick thoughts on QBs before Browns finale

We’re hours away from the end of another disappointing Cleveland Browns season. Somehow, impressively, the Browns are again 4-11 and on the verge of a top eight draft pick. It’s maddening how consistent this franchise is at being among the bottom-fourth worst teams in the NFL. And it’s time to look briefly at the quarterbacks

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General

While We’re Waiting… NFL Draft QBs, Rebounding, and B1G Title Prep

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Leading off, Urban Meyer has changed his mind and

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