Cavaliers

This Year’s NBA Lottery is Different for the Cavaliers

Well tell me if you have heard this before: The Cleveland Cavaliers are hoping for a good draw in NBA Draft Lottery. After another lackluster season, the Cavaliers have another chance at getting the number one pick in the June draft. They hold the ninth best odds of getting the top pick with a 1.7%

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Browns

The Five Most Interesting Undrafted Players for the Browns

The 2014 NFL Draft was one of the deepest drafts in recent history and there could be more undrafted free agents who can make a NFL team. The Browns have open roster spots that could be filled with some of these players. The Browns were very active in getting the top undrafted players at positions of

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Browns

The Beginning of a Dominant Defense

The adage in the NFL has long been that “Defense Wins Championships.” For all of the Peyton Manning record-breaking seasons, the Seattle Seahawks proved this saying to true once again with their Super Bowl win last season. The Seahawks won with a dominating defense that stopped the high-powered, Manning-led Denver Broncos. It’s a copycat league

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Browns

Trader Ray

The 2014 NFL Draft has come and gone with the Cleveland Browns adding six new players to the team. The team made headlines throughout the weekend (especially with the selection of quarterback Johnny Manziel) but what may be the real story is that the Browns were very active throughout the draft making five trades and

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Headlines

2014 NFL Draft: Browns trade away their seventh-round pick

The Cleveland Browns have traded their seventh round pick to Baltimore Ravens for a 2015 sixth round pick.  This marks the end of the 2014 NFL Draft for the Cleveland Browns.  In total, the Browns selected six players in the draft.  In the first round, the Browns picked cornerback Justin Gilbert of Oklahoma State and

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Headlines

2014 NFL Draft: Browns select CB Pierre Desir with their fourth-round pick

The Cleveland Browns continued their stockpiling of defensive backs with their selection in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. The Browns picked cornerback Pierre Desir from Lindenwood University. Desir is a 6-foot-1-inch, 198-pound corner who will bring the team even more depth in the secondary. He is considered a raw player with a lot

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Browns

What can Browns fans expect on Day 2?

Have you all recovered from the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft? As you all know, the Cleveland Browns stole the show with their trades and the selections of Justin Gilbert and Johnny Manziel. In doing so, the Browns addressed two of their biggest needs with at cornerback and quarterback. They have bolstered the secondary of

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Browns

WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Definitive Mock Draft

The NFL Draft has finally arrived.  The buzz is at an all time high, but the uncertainty is still there around most of the picks.  This draft seems to be even more unpredictable then ever before.  Here is my attempt at guessing what will go down tonight in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft

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Browns

WFNY on the NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s 10 Values Picks Beyond the First Round

The 2014 NFL Draft is one day away and rumors are flying about who the Cleveland Browns will select with their first pick. All the talk on sports radio in Cleveland have been surrounding their first round picks. But the Browns have many more picks beyond the two in the first round. The fourth-overall pick is

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Browns

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

As seen by the big free agent contracts in the offseason, the safety is becoming a more important piece in today’s NFL. They’re typically one of the most versatile players in a defense and are often asked to help in coverage as well as run support. The 2014 NFL Draft has a very talented group of safeties

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Browns

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

Over the past few years, as the amount of passing increases within the NFL, cornerbacks have become more valuable. The Seattle Seahawks proved their importance when they won the Super Bowl last year with a talented and deep defensive backfield. The 2014 NFL Draft could be a blessing for the many NFL teams that need a

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Browns

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

Linebackers are the brain of an NFL team’s defense. These players are the guys on the field who must put their teammates in the right formation and optimal spots. They are asked to rush the passer, stop the run, and go into coverage. The linebackers are typically the most athletic guys on the defense because of their

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

The NFL is a passing league. In order to succeed, teams must have players who can disrupt the passing game and get to the quarterback. For a defensive line to be considered successful, however, they must also be able to stop the run. Teams have different schemes and seek out different skill sets. The 2014

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

The offensive line is backbone of the offense and the motor that keeps it running. The offensive tackle is one of the top positions that teams look for early in the draft. The line keeps the quarterback upright and the running game going forward. This year’s offensive line is a great group with top talent

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

The tight end is a position that can give a team a huge mismatch. It has become a place for big, athletic players to cause chaos for linebackers with their speed and corners with their size. The tight ends in the NFL are asked to catch the ball more rather than be in-line blockers. The

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

Wide receivers are more valued then ever because of the increase in passing in the NFL. The wide receiver position also happens to be the best and deepest group in the 2014 NFL Draft. It has players that have a variety of different skill-sets. If your team is looking for help at this position, they

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Browns

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

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. Today’s adventure involves five ball-carrying backs. Do enjoy. The running back position has taken a hit in recent years because of the trend of a more passing

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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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Headlines

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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