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Did Brady Quinn “cheat” in the Brown/White Scrimmage via hand signals? “Derek Anderson said the radio receiver in his helmet wasn’t working Sunday, so he had to work with hand signals. Anderson said Brady Quinn, who was quarterbacking the White team, schooled White defenders on those hand signals, which made it harder for Anderson to work a drive filled with short passes.” If so, did it cost him his job as a starter? [Cleveland Frowns]
Sixty-three percent of Celtics fans are unhappy with the way their team handled the Leon Powe situation. [Celtics Blog]
Not Cleveland related, but… “As of this month, EDSBS will be joining SB Nation, America’s largest and finest collection of blogs devoted to sports, sports, and in its spare time, sports. The mortal known as Spencer Hall will be joining them as well, for whatever he’s worth.
What does this mean for this site? More focus, certainly: spread out across two blogs does take its toll, especially when life happens to throw non-bloggy type things in your way. (See: “Bathing,” “Being human with other humans,” or “doing much of anything else.”) This is no complaint whatsoever, but instead a note on the influences forcing a bit of consolidation. A more focused writer is a better writer, even if the focus is on making sodomy jokes while discussing college football writing. Hopefully being full-time will alleviate some of the stresses and shortcuts one takes under extreme chronopressure. (Okay, we’ll still take shortcuts, but the stress will be slightly less than it was.) [Everyday Should Be Saturday]
“Given that [Leon Powe] wasn’t the quickest or most athletic player in the league before the injury, there are serious concerns that he won’t be able to recover enough athleticism to play on an elite level. That’s the bad news. The good news is that Powe attacks rebounds better than anyone else in the league.” [Cavs HQ]
And finally, the evolution of cheesy Browns posters, complete with jumpsuits and fishing poles. [’64 and Counting]