Every NFL running back needs to be able to run with the football. Those running backs who are especially valuable to their teams contribute in multiple ways besides just gaining rushing yards; they also block, catch passes, and play on special teams. Ernie Green was one such versatile running back for the Cleveland Browns. During his seven years with … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Ernie Green (Complete Story)
Cleveland Browns History
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An archive of historical reading for the Cleveland Browns franchise. We cover all historical aspects of the team from their inception to today in history.
While the Cleveland Browns have had many great players, one position at which the Browns have had multiple players who are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame is running back. Three of these Pro Football Hall of Fame running backs for Cleveland are Jim Brown, Bobby Mitchell, and Leroy Kelly. Brown, Mitchell, and Kelly each had the fortune of playing with John … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of John Wooten (Complete Story)
In their first year back in the league, the 1999 Cleveland Browns allowed the most yards and third-most points en route to a 2-14 record. With the No. 1 pick in the 2000 NFL Draft secured, the Browns looked 230 miles East on I-80 toward State College. Penn State's defense featured defensive end Courtney Brown and linebackers Lavar Arrington and Brandon … [Read more...] about Courtney Brown: What Happened To The Former No. 1 Pick? (Story)
The goal of every defensive player is to minimize offensive production, whether it be in terms of yards, first downs, or points. Some defensive players, those that make the most impact, take it a step further. They not only stop the opposing offense, but they also recover turnovers, helping their own offensive team to score points. During a 13-year career … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Clarence Scott (Complete Story)
If you heard someone did not play regular football in high school, went to Ohio (not Ohio State) University, and had four years elapse between his college graduation and his first professional football regular season game, you might think such person would not have a productive NFL career. However, this person is Vince Costello, and he proves it is not how you get … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Vince Costello (Complete Story)