Pat Opperman
Pat Opperman
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Pat Opperman retired from real life to write about the Cleveland Browns and other matters of unflappable faith.
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Gov. Mike DeWine Still Mulling Cleveland Browns Game Attendance Plan

Mike Dewine at Podium Pat Opperman • 3 years ago
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Browns Claim Miami Rookie Pass Rusher Curtis Weaver Off Waivers

Boise State linebacker Curtis Weaver answers questions from the media during the NFL Scouting Combine on February 27, 2020 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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3 Things to Know About New Browns Linebacker Malcolm Smith

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) tackles Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) during Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43-8. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Browns RB Nick Chubb Enters NFL Concussion Protocol

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb (24) on the field prior to the National Football League game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns on November 14, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Baker Mayfield Says He Lost Himself During The 2019 Season

baker mayfield getting tackled Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Former Cleveland Browns Linebacker Chip Banks Shot In Atlanta

01 October 2006: Browns' helmet is sitting on the field before the game against the Raiders at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California. Cleveland Browns defeated Oakland Raiders, 24-21. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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3 Ways Grant Delpit Could Make An Early Impact In 2020

LSU Tigers safety Grant Delpit (7) during the game between the LSU Tigers and the Mississippi State Bulldogs on October 19, 2019 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Report: Odell Beckham Jr. Has "No Plans To Opt Out Of 2020 Season"

odell beckham jr Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Odell Beckham Jr. Says NFL Owners Should Cancel Season

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) looks on before the NFL football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Arizona Cardinals on December 15, 2019 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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What If The Cleveland Browns Decide To Trade Njoku Anyway?

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku (85) leaves the field following the National Football League game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns on December 8, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Browns Insider Proposes Blockbuster Trade For Pro Bowl Pass-Rusher

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (91) watches a play during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cincinnati Bengals on October 20th 2019, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Cleveland Browns 2020 Training Camp RB’s Preview (Part 2)

Nick Chubb Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Cleveland Browns 2020 Training Camp RB's Preview (Part 1)

footballs Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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3 Things Baker Mayfield Must Do To Keep His Job In 2020

Cleveland Browns Quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks on during the National Football League game between the Cleveland Browns and the San Francisco 49ers on October 7, 2019, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Ravens Receiver Rips Myles Garrett, Browns After Contract Extension

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead (83) before an NFL game between the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs on December 9, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Baker Mayfield Reacts To Myles Garrett Extension

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the NFL regular season football game against the New York Jets on Monday, September 16, 2019 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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If The Browns Had To Change Their Name, What Should It Be?

cleveland browns helmet Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Report: David Njoku Still A Big Part Of Browns Plans In 2020

David Njoku Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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The Battle Of Ohio Will Be Worth Watching In 2020

A Cincinnati Bengals fan wears a modified "Joe Burrow" jersey before the game against the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals on December 29th 2019, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Should Kevin Stefanski Call Plays For The Browns In 2020?

kevin stefanski Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Will Baker Versus Burrow Be The Next Bernie Versus Boomer?

browns bengals Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Baker Mayfield Shows Off New Look In Workout Video

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the NFL regular season football game against the New York Jets on Monday, September 16, 2019 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Did The Browns' Defense Improve As Much As The Offense?

browns fans holding up a defense sign Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Analysts Predict Cleveland Browns Draft Postion For 2021

browns helmet Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Browns Players Sound Off In Aftermath Of George Floyd Tragedy

browns helmets Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Analyst Not Buying Report That Clowney Turned Down Big Browns Offer

Seattle Seahawks Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney (90) on the sidelines during the regular season NFL game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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The Browns' 3 Biggest Storylines To Follow In 2020

cleveland browns roster Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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3 Extraordinary Things We Expect From Myles Garrett In 2020

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) warms up before the game against the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals on November 25th 2018, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH. Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Browns Hire Kwesi Adofo-Mensah As VP Of Football Operations

browns helmets Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
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Former Browns WR Antonio Callaway At Center Of XFL Lawsuit

Antonio Callaway Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Mike Dewine at Podium
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Gov. Mike DeWine Still Mulling Cleveland Browns Game Attendance Plan

  Jimmy and Dee Haslam want fans in FirstEnergy Stadium during Cleveland Browns games.... Pat Opperman • 3 years ago
Boise State linebacker Curtis Weaver answers questions from the media during the NFL Scouting Combine on February 27, 2020 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.
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Browns Claim Miami Rookie Pass Rusher Curtis Weaver Off Waivers

  Andrew Berry is already working on the Cleveland Browns 2021 roster. He claimed for... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) tackles Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball (28) during Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 43-8.
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3 Things to Know About New Browns Linebacker Malcolm Smith

Former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith signed with the Cleveland Browns this weekend. Smith will hel... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb (24) on the field prior to the National Football League game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns on November 14, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH.
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Browns RB Nick Chubb Enters NFL Concussion Protocol

  Early reports from the Cleveland Browns indicated the team dodged a bullet after a sca... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
baker mayfield getting tackled
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Baker Mayfield Says He Lost Himself During The 2019 Season

  Few would argue Baker Mayfield's 2019 season was a significant disappointment. You... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
01 October 2006: Browns' helmet is sitting on the field before the game against the Raiders at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California. Cleveland Browns defeated Oakland Raiders, 24-21.
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Former Cleveland Browns Linebacker Chip Banks Shot In Atlanta

TMZ Sports has reported former Cleveland Browns linebacker Chip Banks was among three men shot in At... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
LSU Tigers safety Grant Delpit (7) during the game between the LSU Tigers and the Mississippi State Bulldogs on October 19, 2019 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi.
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3 Ways Grant Delpit Could Make An Early Impact In 2020

  Grant Delpit was a unanimous first-team All-American for LSU in 2018 and a consensus c... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
odell beckham jr
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Report: Odell Beckham Jr. Has "No Plans To Opt Out Of 2020 Season"

  Timing is everything in life. So it happened that the WSJ. Magazine published an ar... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) looks on before the NFL football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Arizona Cardinals on December 15, 2019 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
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Odell Beckham Jr. Says NFL Owners Should Cancel Season

  Shortly before the NFLPA approved the NFL´s Covid plan, Odell Beckham Jr offered his... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku (85) leaves the field following the National Football League game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns on December 8, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH.
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What If The Cleveland Browns Decide To Trade Njoku Anyway?

  General manager Andrew Berry told Drew Rosenhaus he has no intention of trading his cl... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (91) watches a play during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cincinnati Bengals on October 20th 2019, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH.
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Browns Insider Proposes Blockbuster Trade For Pro Bowl Pass-Rusher

  Andrew Berry signed the Cleveland Browns´ stud pass rusher Myles Garrett to a big new... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Nick Chubb
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Cleveland Browns 2020 Training Camp RB’s Preview (Part 2)

  As the Cleveland Browns prepare for training camp, they find themselves in a whirlwind... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
footballs
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Cleveland Browns 2020 Training Camp RB's Preview (Part 1)

  The Cleveland Browns boasted the running back with the second-most rushing yards in th... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns Quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks on during the National Football League game between the Cleveland Browns and the San Francisco 49ers on October 7, 2019, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.
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3 Things Baker Mayfield Must Do To Keep His Job In 2020

  Jimmy Haslam said every Cleveland Browns coaching candidate lauded Baker Mayfield.... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead (83) before an NFL game between the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs on December 9, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO.
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Ravens Receiver Rips Myles Garrett, Browns After Contract Extension

  As the saying goes, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned... or an insulted Clevelan... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the NFL regular season football game against the New York Jets on Monday, September 16, 2019 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
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Baker Mayfield Reacts To Myles Garrett Extension

  Three out of four AFC North quarterbacks probably feel a little less enthusiastic.... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
cleveland browns helmet
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If The Browns Had To Change Their Name, What Should It Be?

  Washington´s football-team-formerly-known-as-the-Redskins retired their team name Mon... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
David Njoku
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Report: David Njoku Still A Big Part Of Browns Plans In 2020

Drew Rosenhaus wasted no time demanding a trade for his newest client, tight end David Njoku.... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
A Cincinnati Bengals fan wears a modified "Joe Burrow" jersey before the game against the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals on December 29th 2019, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH.
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The Battle Of Ohio Will Be Worth Watching In 2020

    Cleveland Browns fans have every reason to be excited about Kevin Stefanski�... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
kevin stefanski
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Should Kevin Stefanski Call Plays For The Browns In 2020?

  Baker Mayfield will take play calls from his fourth different game day manager in thre... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
browns bengals
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Will Baker Versus Burrow Be The Next Bernie Versus Boomer?

  When the AFL and NFL merged in 1970, the new NFL split the 26 teams into two conferenc... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the NFL regular season football game against the New York Jets on Monday, September 16, 2019 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
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Baker Mayfield Shows Off New Look In Workout Video

  Most men would not pose for a shirtless photo next to Saquon Barkley and Aaron Colvin.... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
browns fans holding up a defense sign
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Did The Browns' Defense Improve As Much As The Offense?

  Much is expected from the Cleveland Browns´ offense this season. But it takes more... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
browns helmet
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Analysts Predict Cleveland Browns Draft Postion For 2021

  Remember when it was fashionable to predict the Cleveland Browns would make a playoff... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
browns helmets
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Browns Players Sound Off In Aftermath Of George Floyd Tragedy

  Cleveland Browns players joined others in reacting to the death of George Floyd and su... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Seattle Seahawks Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney (90) on the sidelines during the regular season NFL game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Analyst Not Buying Report That Clowney Turned Down Big Browns Offer

  ESPN´s Adam Schefter owns a well-earned reputation for breaking accurate and timely N... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
cleveland browns roster
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The Browns' 3 Biggest Storylines To Follow In 2020

  Things are shaping up for an interesting Cleveland Browns season. But Browns fans h... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) warms up before the game against the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals on November 25th 2018, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH.
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3 Extraordinary Things We Expect From Myles Garrett In 2020

  Suffice it to say, 2019 did not turn out as well as Cleveland Browns fans anticipated.... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
browns helmets
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Browns Hire Kwesi Adofo-Mensah As VP Of Football Operations

  Andrew Berry all but finalized the makeup of his front office this week.  Form... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago
Antonio Callaway
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Former Browns WR Antonio Callaway At Center Of XFL Lawsuit

  One of John Dorsey´s final personnel decisions was to release Antonio Callaway. ... Pat Opperman • 4 years ago