Jim Brown, Joshua Cribbs Voice Support for Eric Mangini

Embattled Browns head coach Eric Mangini has received a huge public pledge of support from two of the most influential voices associated with the franchise: Jim Brown and Joshua Cribbs.

More Reaction to Jamal Lewis’ Theory For Browns Croppy Play in 2009

Our very own Ryan Russell has his own photoshopped reaction to Jamal Lewis’ pre-practice rant about Eric Mangini earlier today.

Can You Feel the Love in Berea? (Update)

Very interesting comments ver at The OBR today from Browns offensive captain Jamal Lewis regarding his head coach. It doesn’t sound like Jamal is the biggest fan.

Led by Lewis, Browns Defeat Bills 6-3 Despite Awful Anderson (Ratliff Time?)

The win-less Cleveland Browns defeated the one win Buffalo Bills in an offensive-less game, with the final score of 6 to 3. Derek Anderson benched, Brett Ratliff to start?

Jamal Lewis Doubtful, Jerome Harrison to See Increased Role

It’s time for some quick-hit NFL and fantasy updates. We’ll start in Cleveland, where there is news regarding Jamal Lewis and Jerome Harrison that is underrated in its importance.

Jamal Lewis, Phil Dawson Injury Update: Both Out Sunday v Ravens

The latest injury updates on Jamal Lewis and Phil Dawson are not good: both have been ruled out for Sunday’s Week 3 game between the Browns and Ravens.

Browns-Vikings Preview, Analysis, and Prediction

The Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings kick off their 2009 seasons on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland. At first glance, this game looks like a mismatch. Unfortunately for Browns fans, it looks like a mismatch upon second and third glance as well.

But Jerod does see a few reasons why the Browns could come out on top Sunday. Are they enough to sway his prediction? You’ll have to read to find out.

Jamal Lewis Makes Final Cut and Remains A Cleveland Brown

After reports came out of Cleveland that the Browns might cut Jamal Lewis, he remains a Brown after the team trimmed down to the 53-man roster.

Reports: Browns Might Cut Jamal Lewis

In today’s Plain-Dealer, Mary Kay Cabot gave some credence to the notion that the Browns are considering cutting veteran running back Jamal Lewis. Jerod shares his thoughts on this story, and they are simple: don’t do it.

Peter King May Disagree, But There Are Reasons For Hope in Cleveland

Not much is expected of the Cleveland Browns in 2009, with predictions like 2-14 rolling in from the likes of Peter King at SI. But in this Browns 2009 season outlook, Jerod finds a few reasons for Browns fans to be optimistic that the unexpected can once again happen in Cleveland.

Browns Preseason Q&A with Barry McBride of the Orange & Brown Report

Among many topics discussed in this preseason Q&A with Barry McBride of the Orange & Brown Report, find out the latest on the Browns’ QB battle between Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson, including whether the team is still trying to trade one of them.

Also, the latest on the Josh Cribbs contact situation, how the rookie WRs are looking in camp, and what the Browns need to do defensively to compete in 2009.

Hot Button: Could (and Should) James Davis End Up Starting at RB for the Browns?

James Davis has been the unexpected star of the Browns’ preseason, so much so that people are now talking about him as a potential starter and certainly as a fantasy sleeper. MSF provides a scouting report on Davis, as a well as a projection for how playing time will and should be divied up in the suddenly crowded Browns backfield.

2009 Fantasy Football Sleeper Pick: Jerome Harrison of the Cleveland Browns

Last season, Browns fans clamored for Jerome Harrison to get the ball more often. New coach Eric Mangini appears to be committed to doing just that. The expected increase in Harrison’s role in the offense makes him a solid fantasy football sleeper pick for 2009.

Fatal Traffic Incident Involving Donte Stallworth the Latest Black Eye for Tennessee, NFL

The fatal traffic accident involving Donte Stallworth is, unfortunately, only the latest black eye for the NFL and the University of Tennessee. Is it time for the University of Tennessee and the NFL to accept some culpability and step up to take more proactive steps to prevent future deaths like the one that happened yesterday?

Browns Banter: Why Has the Browns Offense Been So Bad in 2008?

Last year, the Cleveland Browns explosive offense made it the media darling with a 2008 schedule to match – including three Monday Night games. Why has the offense struggled so much in 2008?