While the defensive line gets a ton of credit, deservedly so, the linebackers have been impressive
Football is a team sport in such a way that is often difficult to quantify. A great offensive line and scheme can make a good running back look great. A great defensive line can make a good defensive back group stand out. A great receiver or quarterback can help elevate the other.
For the Cleveland Browns, the defense needed a lot of changes from 2022 to 2023. Hiring Jim Schwartz to replace Joe Woods was a part of the story, maybe the most important...
Cleveland Browns bring back veteran running back in the wake of Nick Chubb’s season-ending injury. But how much Hunt can play - and contribute - remains to be seen.
The Cleveland Browns made the understandable decision in the offseason to move on from running back Kareem Hunt.
The veteran had spent the previous four seasons with the Browns but saw his production fall off last season as he posted career lows in both yards per carry (3.8) and yards per reception (6.0), while also scoring just four combined rushing/receiving touchdowns after averaging almost nine a season in his first five...
See which cities get to watch the Titans vs. Browns game on television this week.
The Week 3 game between the Cleveland Browns and the Tennessee Titans will air on CBS at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday.
Announcers: Spero Dedes & Adam Archuleta
Ohio Coverage: Almost all of Ohio will get to see the Browns. The game will air locally on WOIO (Channel 19.1).
National Coverage: There is limited national coverage, but a pocket of states below Ohio and slightly Eastward will get to see the game.
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Reinforcements are on the way with Kareem Hunt coming in after Nick Chubb’s injury
The Cleveland Browns, and especially their fanbase, are shellshocked after dropping to 1-1 on Monday Night Football with a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. That feeling has less to do with the loss, although the offensive struggles are a problem, and more to do with the loss of RB Nick Chubb for the season.
As HC Kevin Stefanski noted, there is no replacing Chubb. In the opinion of many, Chubb is the best back in the NFL.
Yesterday came word that the Browns hope to offset...
Different types and origins
There are certain standards that are a part of every American Football contest.
One is the goalposts. Another is the kickoff. Quite another is the passing game. Players are protected head to knee with padding. And just about every play begins with both sides of the ball getting into a huddle.
Why do players gather together like that? Where did this originate? Why are there different styles of huddles?
The purpose of the huddle is communication. The offensive side of the ball calls the next play, or a combination of plays, with the snap count which...
More of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Daily Dawg Chow.
The latest from Dawgs By Nature:
After Nick Chubb’s injury, Browns could turn to a familiar face
The loss of RB Nick Chubb for the season with an injury is going to linger for the Cleveland Browns no matter what else happens this year. The Browns could reach the playoffs and more but the thought will be about what the team could achieve with Chubb. If Cleveland struggles without their star running back, his absence will be felt even further.
RB Jerome Ford is slated to take over for Chubb as the team’s starter but HC Kevin Stefanski noted that they would be on the lookout...
Meanwhile, Pittsburgh gains ground, but are still behind the Browns.
CBS Sports - No. 17 (down 10 spots)
Deshaun Watson is struggling and therefore the offense is as well right now. Losing Nick Chubb for the year with a knee injury is a tough blow to handle.
ESPN - No. 16 (down 5 spots)
The Browns’ All-Pro running back suffered a serious left knee injury Monday night against the Steelers...
Franchise needs an experienced starting-caliber back
The Cleveland Browns advertised this dynamic offense going into the 2023 season that might possibly get away from their strong running attack and air it out.
That hasn’t happened. Instead, they have relied on what has worked in the past and have run the ball effectively. With Pro Bowl RB Nick Chubb, the Browns were plugging along nicely behind their dependable offensive line.
Stick with Jerome Ford, or start shopping elsewhere?
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Oh, boy. I think we’re about to see a big dip in Browns fans’ confidence in the direction of the team after their loss to the Steelers. That would stem from losing Nick Chubb, and Deshaun Watson’s lackluster play.
We also asked two other questions: the first is “**What should the Browns...
Myles Garrett and Grant Delpit shine for the second week in a row.
Below, we analyze the snap counts and stats on defense for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 2 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Quarterback was a big problem for the Browns.
Below, we analyze the snap counts and stats on offense for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 2 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.