Jerome Harrison’s Life Saved by Voided Trade; Brain Tumor Discovered During Physical

A trade that would send the Lions’ Jerome Harrison to the Eagles in exchange for Ronnie Brown was pending until physicals were done, usually just a formality that rarely produces anything noteworthy. Most guys pass the routine physical and are on their way to their new city. This time around was different, and it may have saved Jerome Harrison’s life.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice for Week 1: McCoy, Tate/Ward, Burleson, Kendricks, and many more

In his first Waiver Wire Advice column for 2011, Andy Bottoms highlights a number of players available in over 50% of leagues who you should consider acquiring. Among them: Colt McCoy, Ben Tate/Derrick Ward, Nate Burleson, Lance Kendricks, and many more.

NFL Week 5 Injury Updates: Peyton Hillis, Austin Collie, Jahvid Best, Andre Johnson, and more

The latest Week 5 injury updates on Peyton Hillis, Andre Johnson, Austin Collie, Jahvid Best, and more.

Monday Morning Vent: The Jerome Harrison Hate in Cleveland Continues

The Cleveland Browns’ continued hate of Jerome Harrison continued in Week 1 when Harrison got only 10 touches while QB Jake Delhomme was allowed to throw 37 passes. Is there hope on the horizon for Harrison, his fantasy owners, and frustrated Browns fans in Week 2?

Fantasy Football Week 7 Start Em, Sit Em Lineup Advice and Projections

Who should you start and sit in Week 7 of the fantasy football season? Jerod has the answers, with lineup advice and projections for some key Week 7 players, including: Jay Cutler, Donovan McNabb, Austin Collie, Laurence Maroney, and Greg Olsen.

Fantasy Quick Hit: Ranking Slaton, Mendenhall, Harrison, Moreno, and Coffee for Week 5

Jerod analyzes and ranks five of the most pivotal running backs for Week 5: Steve Slaton, Jerome Harrison, Rashard Mendenhall, Knowshon Moreno, and Glen Coffee.

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.

Browns Limp Into Baltimore as 2-TD Underdog, Looking to Avoid Deadly Attack

The Browns limp into Baltimore as a two touchdown underdog today with most fans holding out little hope of an upset. Read Jerod’s uncharacteristically pessimistic Browns-Ravens preview.

Fantasy Football: Week 3 Sleepers at QB, RB, WR, TE, and D/ST

Jerod checks in with his latest breakdown of potential fantasy football sleepers.

Can Byron Leftwich possibly keep up his surprising pace? Will the Browns’ coaches actually get Jerome Harrison the ball? And is there an underrated, valuable receiver on the Jets not named Jerricho that you should think about picking up?

Click through to get answers to these questions and more.

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.

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.