D’Qwell Jackson: A Final Farewell

Bidding Adieu to D’Qwell Jackson:  In an unsurprising transaction, the Cleveland Browns released the longest tenured member on their roster.  Back in 2006, then general manager Phil Savage chose the former University of Maryland athlete in the second round.  Since that time, D’Qwell Jackson has seen highs and lows (mostly lows), several overhauls of the […]

March 2014 by edubs1983

The Main Objective of the Combine

Four Things to Consider from the NFL Combine: For all the articles, blogs, and analysis of what the several hundred athletes accomplished (or failed to do) in Indianapolis – enthusiasm and disappointment must be tempered.  There were multiple things that occurred over the few days but the level of importance varied greatly among the activities.  […]

February 2014 by edubs1983

Defensive Options for the Browns at the Scouting Combine

Scouting Combine – Some Defensive Athletes that should intrigue the Browns: In continuing our look at upper-tier draft prospects (who will likely be invited to the Scouting Combine), we switch to defenders.  The Browns must continue to build the side of the ball that lines up with their head coach’s specialty.  Again, all three areas […]

February 2014 by edubs1983

The Scouting Combine – Offensive Players for the Browns

Guys on Offense – Who the Browns should focus on at the Scouting Combine: In Indianapolis, the combine begins next week for professional football franchises.  This is an extremely important few days of the scouting season.  Teams are taking into account one’s strength (bench press), speed/action drills (sprints, cone drills, and positional exercises), and personality.  […]

February 2014 by edubs1983

Cleveland Browns Getting National Attention

Stealing the Spotlight This Spring – The Cleveland Browns While the team puts their finishing touches on the coaching staff, let’s take a sneak peek into what’s coming up in April and May of 2014.  For Cleveland Browns fans, this is an exciting and interesting time, and for those long-time followers, a nerve-wracking one as […]

February 2014 by edubs1983

South Team of 2014 Senior Bowl – Risers and Fallers

Senior Bowl – South Squad Standouts and Disappointments In continuing the analysis of practices during Senior Bowl Week, I shifted my focus to a few individuals on the South team.  Scouts and front offices should take note to see to see if outstanding performances continue for these guys in the Scouting Combine or Pro Days, […]

January 2014 by edubs1983

Surprises and Setbacks – North Roster of 2014 Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl – Standouts and Disappointments for North Squad Watching the practices during the Senior Bowl Week, I was able to notice a few things regarding individual performances.  Some played well, while others struggled – obviously this is not to say all who excelled will be regular All-Pros and every one who faltered will fail […]

January 2014 by edubs1983

Looking at the Positives – The Senior Bowl

The 2014 Senior Bowl:  A Positive Time Over the past few weeks, a majority in the local media – including newspaper writers, radio hosts, and those who cover the team have lambasted the Cleveland Browns regarding their process of firing and hiring a new head coach.  Remarkably, this sentiment has hit the national stage as […]

January 2014 by edubs1983

Biggest Offseason Goals in 2014

Three Offseason Goals for the 2014 Cleveland Browns: Under owner Jimmy Haslam’s watch, the Cleveland Browns have hired and fired Rob Chudzinski and gone 4 – 12 in the process.  A few months ago, Haslam also hired Alec Scheiner to help with construction with First Energy Stadium during the offseason and the upgrading up uniforms (to […]

January 2014 by edubs1983

Browns Upset Steelers, 20-14

The Cleveland Browns earned their third win of the season by upsetting the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time since the 2009 season. The Steelers have now fallen to 6-5 and the Browns did exactly what they are supposed to do when the season is considered over, they played the role of a spoiler. This […]

November 2012 by Craig