WFNY continues its grading of the 2017 Browns season with Joe Gilbert giving his grade and thoughts on the Browns offensive line and their performance during the 2017 season.
The Cleveland Browns offensive line underwent a major upgrade this offseason with the additions of J.C. Tretter and Kevin Zeitler. WFNY previews the Browns offensive line unit going into the 2017 NFL season.
The 2016 Cleveland Browns had an injury-filled year on the offensive line, so there are lots of players to discuss in the review. WFNY’s Joe Gilbert breaks them down.
The Cleveland Browns’ offensive line is in a huge flux after losing last season’s starting center Alex Mack and starting right tackle Mitchell Schwartz in free agency. The unit is still led by perennial All-Pro Joe Thomas, but a couple of the line positions are still major question marks going into the 2016 season. Currently, the
The Cleveland Browns offensive line had two Pro Bowlers this year, but the unit struggled overall. A look at how Joe Thomas and the gang fared this season.
Where numbers and eyeballs disagree.
The Cleveland Browns lost their second-straight game Sunday, losing to the St. Louis Rams, 24-6. Not much went well for the 2-5 Browns in the Gateway City. The offense struggled to score and hold onto the ball, while the defense continued its struggle against the run. It was one of the team’s worst performances of the
Missed blocks + missed holes ≠ touchdowns
Pro Football Focus (PFF) has become one of the more trusted sources of advanced analytical information about the NFL over the past several seasons. In the preseason tradition of releasing rankings and expectations for NFL teams and players, PFF has began releasing their top 10 player rankings at each position. Fans of the Cleveland Browns
Training camp has begun with the 2015 Cleveland Browns taking the field in Berea. It is a great time for football fans with excitement for the season building each day. Over the last many weeks, I have examined many of the Browns position groups. I previewed every group on the defense and looked at the
The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine has been under way for a couple days with press conferences, interviews, and measurements. Friday, however, marked the first day for the on-field drills. Some of the on-field work includes the 40-yard dash, the vertical jump, the broad jump, and the individual position drills. The first positions on the field in
Over the last couple weeks, I have been reviewing and discussing the performance of the 2014 Cleveland Browns position by position. It was a tough season for the Cleveland Browns, falling in five straight games to end the season at 7-9. The team showed some glimpses of promise and some other areas of concern. So
Because you haven’t seen enough of the Browns getting it handed to them by a winless Jaguars team.
Kyle Shanahan is Love, Kyle Shanahan is Life. This is what I continue telling people who do not understand how a Brian Hoyer-led offense with Miles Austin and two sub-5-foot-10 receivers can be so successful. The NFL is frequently called a “passing league” by fans and analysts. And, they are not wrong. The pass-to-run ratio
The offensive line is the backbone of the offense in the NFL. They are in charge of keeping the quarterback upright and making holes in the run game. If you look at the top offenses like the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos, the offensive line is a strength of the team. The Browns have two
If the Browns are to turn things around next season- and that’s a big if– a number of improvements have to be made on the offensive side of the ball and it starts on the line. The good news, if you are a Browns fan, is that there appears to be reason for optimism. We
Earlier this week I wrote about how the Browns needed to address the offensive line in free agency. This is not exactly what I had in mind. If you aren’t familiar with twitter’s format, those would be consecutive tweets that the Browns (PR department) sent out to their followers. The point of putting the tweets
Each week this season, we’ll take a seat in our very own WFNY Browns film room and break down a little tape from the previous week. Do enjoy. I spent some time going over all 4 of the Browns’ field goal attempts from last Sunday. You probably don’t need reminded that 2 of these kicks
Welcome back Billy Yates. Last night the Browns waived one of their many linebackers, Titus Brown, and we had to wait until this morning to find out the corresponding roster move. The Browns brought back offensive guard Billy Yates just a couple days after he was let go on the same day as David Veikune.
I went back and watched with great interest the match-up between Browns rookie right guard Shawn Lauvao and Detroit rookie Ndamukong Suh. Suh was the second pick in the draft, but widely considered to be the top player available. Lauvao was making his second preseason start, and looked pretty decent in his first effort against