There have been many great wide receivers who have played for the Cleveland Browns. Such names as Mac Speedie, Dante Lavelli, Gary Collins, and Paul Warfield bring smiles to the faces of Brown fans, as they recall their achievements. One player who also deserves consideration to be on any list of top Cleveland Browns receivers is Webster Slaughter. While … [Read more...] about The Story Of Browns WR Webster Slaughter (Complete History)
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.
In the early history of the Browns, Cleveland fans were spoiled by very few losing seasons and frequent playoff appearances. From the team’s inaugural season in 1946 through 1969, Cleveland went to the postseason 17 times. During the 70s, they hit a dry spell, only making the postseason in 1971 and ‘72. However, by 1979, there was a glimmer of hope that Cleveland was … [Read more...] about The Cleveland Browns “Kardiac Kids” (Complete History)
The Cleveland Browns teams of the 1950s and 60s were a tough beat for any opponent. Only one season during those two decades (1956) did the team post a losing record. During those early years, the Browns boasted some of the best pro football players in the game. A virtual who's-who of NFL Hall of Famers wore the orange, white, and brown for … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns DE Paul Wiggin (Complete Story)
In the long, storied history of the Cleveland Browns, many colorful and talented athletes have starred at receiver. Beginning with the team's foundation years of the 1940s and 50s, Cleveland boasted Dante Lavelli and Mac Speedie. The go-go 1980’s (when the Browns went to three AFC Championship games) had Brian Brennan, Webster Slaughter, and Reggie … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns WR Gary Collins (Complete Story)
In late June of 1986, the Cleveland Browns were a month away from the start of their training camp. The ‘86 season promised to be a breakout year for the team. The Browns finished 1985 with a 8-8 record and a close loss to the Miami Dolphins in the playoffs. With their core nucleus of players, Cleveland looked poised to make the next step toward an elusive … [Read more...] about The Tragic Story Of Browns Safety Don Rogers (Complete History)