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by justmebd » Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:51 am
by MOSER » Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:55 am
by Brownsnation09 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:52 pm
by LakeErieWarriors » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:07 pm
by peeker643 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:22 pm
LakeErieWarriors wrote:"I think it's fair to start wondering how long Mike Holmgren is going to hang around in Cleveland if this is all the Browns are capable of producing. Just more of the same mediocre football, year after frustrating year. Honest answer, Browns fans: Were 1996-97-98, the years Cleveland had no NFL team, much, much worse than the ensuing 13 seasons?" -Don Banks SI Power Football Rankings
by LakeErieWarriors » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:43 pm
by General » Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:08 am
by Fire Marshall Bill » Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:51 am
by pup » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:02 pm
by Hikohadon » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:18 pm
by mattvan1 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:42 pm
Hikohadon wrote:I think Banks just threw some shit against his keyboard to see what the random compression of the letters might produce.My dream as a Cleveland Browns fan involves Scarlett Johannsen and a blimp. Maybe the blimp is over the Super Bowl, maybe it isn't, the dream somehow focused on other things.
by Hikohadon » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:51 pm
by motherscratcher » Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:15 am
Hikohadon wrote:OK, we'll try this dream on for size (trying to keep it within the bounds of semi-reality):Andy Reid is fired by Philly. He becomes the Browns' OC due to his close ties with, well, everyone in the org. He takes over playcalling duties. He lures DeShaun Jackson to Cleveland, who Philly lets walk b/c of bad blood and the Browns pay significantly more than other teams who are wary of his 'tude. Browns and Hillis kiss and make up and ink a 2 year deal (not a huge fan of Hillis, but the FA market for RB's sucks). They pick up Carlos Rogers from SF to take Sheldon's place. And, sadly, they have to go with aging but still functional Kareem McKenzie at RT for a few years b/c they don't have enough draft picks/cap space to fill every gap in one offseason. With the #4 overall pick, they select RG3. With the 2nd pick of the 1st Rd, #18, they take LB Zach Brown from NC. They take Whitney Mercilus, DE from Illinois, in the 2nd Rd.
by justmebd » Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:26 pm
by rebelwithoutaclue » Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:11 pm
The problem I see at this point with trying to draft a Blue Chip QB is this: If you are RG3 or Matt Barkley, why would you want to come here?If either of those guys ended up getting his name called when the Browns step up to the podium, I wouldn't be surprised (or offended at this point) if they pulled an Eli Manning.This place kills QB prospects with piss poor management and coaching. Again, that all goes back to ownership.I'm sure Mike Holmgren will shrug his shoulders all the way to the bank to cash Randy Lerner's checks after we hit the reset button again.
by Govbarney » Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:49 pm
peeker643 wrote:LakeErieWarriors wrote:"I think it's fair to start wondering how long Mike Holmgren is going to hang around in Cleveland if this is all the Browns are capable of producing. Just more of the same mediocre football, year after frustrating year. Honest answer, Browns fans: Were 1996-97-98, the years Cleveland had no NFL team, much, much worse than the ensuing 13 seasons?" -Don Banks SI Power Football Rankings What chance did he really have?An open check book, an enabling and adoring fan base, the access to high draft picks, filling the organization with his hand-picked hires, nowhere to go but up, an absentee owner who washed his hands of things after hiring him....Fuck Mike Holmgren in the face if he doesn't want to 'hang around'. He can suck a dick if that's the case.Seriously. Fuck him.
by Triple-S » Sun Dec 11, 2011 4:58 pm
Swerb wrote:Go start a blog if you want to tell the world your incomprehendible ramblings.
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:I have a big arm and can throw the ball pretty damn far...... maybe even over those moutains. The Browns should sign me, i'll let you all in locker room to drink beer. Then we can all go out the parking lot to watch me do motorcycle stunts.
by LakeErieWarriors » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:20 pm
Triple-S wrote:Watching the Saints/Titans game..(mind you one team is elite..the other "eh") amazes me.It's like watching a completely different sport than watching the Browns failure on ice every sunday afternoon.That's all were asking for. TO BE ENTERTAINED. To be able to go into games against the Inbred and Rats and be like "You know what, they may have a slight edge to them, but we have a shot""Here we are now, entertain us".
by LakeErieWarriors » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:29 pm
by Govbarney » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:50 pm
LakeErieWarriors wrote:Also, a question: Does anyone think that the casinos in Cleveland in the very near future will make the city more attractive to athletes/make Cleveland a better city in general? I know that gambling/booze/strippers makes any situation better, but my question is whether or not it will make a significant positive impact.
by Cleveland Matt » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:23 pm
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