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Tales From Free Agency: Alex Mack and Other Stories

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Are the Browns holding Alex Mack hostage with the Transition Tag? Or is it the other way around? (photo:

By DraftBrowns Contributor, Ryan Alton

Greetings from Absentia!  As many of you probably know, I had taken leave of Twitter for the sake of Lent but I couldn’t possibly sit idle without weighing in on All Things Browns as free agency simmers to a low boil.  Honestly, being the non-practicing Catholic that I am, I’m finding this whole Lent thing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be and I’m fairly certain my pathetic attempt at suddenly discovering Will Power will soon cede to the forces of not-so-hot sports takes, sarcastic quips and hashtags.  It’s only a matter of time.  Until then, I remain ever thankful I still have a forum to espouse my thoughts.  So on with it… (more…)

Browns Move Forward Without Gocong and Young

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Today, the Browns parted ways with Chris Gocong (left) & Usama Young (top right). (photo: Editor: Brendan Leister

This afternoon, the Cleveland Browns announced that they have released linebacker Chris Gocong and safety Usama Young.  Gocong started 32 games in his three-year tenure with the Browns.  He recorded 148 tackles, 5.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, and six passes defensed in that time frame.  Young started 20 games in his two-year tenure with the Browns.  He recorded 123 tackles, 1.5 sacks, four interceptions, and eight passes defensed during that span of time.  (more…)

Projecting the Browns Front Seven to Ray Horton’s Defensive Scheme

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

How will the Browns’ current pieces in the front seven fit in Ray Horton’s 3-4 defense? (photo courtesy of Editor: Brendan Leister

With Ray Horton being brought in as the Cleveland Browns’ new defensive coordinator, a switch to an attacking 3-4 defense seems to be in the cards.  With the switch, most of the players in the front seven are in line for a position change.  None of these projections are sure things.  I could be way off on a few of them, but I am simply looking at the players’ skill sets and projecting them the best I possibly can. (more…)

Dawson and Thomas Head to Hawaii

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Joe Thomas and Phil Dawson will represent the Browns in Hawaii. (photo: Staff Writer: Ryan Alton

On Wednesday, the NFL announced that Browns kicker Phil Dawson and left tackle Joe Thomas will be representing the team in Honolulu for the annual NFL all-star game, The Pro Bowl.


This is Thomas’ sixth consecutive trip to the Pro Bowl. He has been selected to represent the Browns every year since he was drafted in 2007. Only legendary Browns running back Jim Brown has accomplished that same feat while wearing the Orange & Brown.



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