The Cleveland Browns have had their share of heartbreak in their long and storied history. No fan will forget “The Fumble,” “The Drive,” or the 22 point, fourth-quarter comeback win by the Steelers in the 2002 Wild Card playoff round. Even more heartbreaking, the team has not returned to the postseason since 2002. There is one other game that left Browns fans … [Read more...] about Red Right 88 Play Call Revisited (Everything That Went Wrong)
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.
Success in football is not based on the performance of a single individual. Rather, in football, you need numerous individuals on offense and defense and special teams to have a successful team. While much attention is focused on star players, you need to surround stars with other solid players to build a winning team. For every Jim Brown, a team needs a bunch of … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns LB Dick Ambrose (Complete Story)
Injuries are an unavoidable part of playing football. This point is especially true for offensive linemen, who face physical contact at the line of scrimmage on every play. As a result, it is common for offensive linemen to miss plays, games, and even seasons because of injury. However, Joe Thomas was not your ordinary offensive lineman. During an 11-year … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns OL Joe Thomas (Complete Story)
It is one of the oldest debates in sports. Does it matter more for an athlete to achieve individual success or to help his team win championships? For athletes such as Jim Houston, there is no debate because Houston met both standards. Houston was voted first-team All-Ohio in high school, first-team All-American in college, and first-team All-Pro in the … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns LB Jim Houston (Complete Story)
The Cleveland Browns have a checkered past when it comes to the history of their owners. Arthur “Mickey” McBride was the first owner and oversaw a dynasty. Presently, the Browns are owned by Jimmy and Dee Haslam. The Haslam’s have not even remotely experienced the success McBride did. In 1961, Art Modell bought the Cleveland Browns for $4 … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Art Modell (Complete Story)