Tight ends occupy a unique role on an NFL offense in that they are critical contributors to both the passing game and the running game. While they act as wide receivers catching passes, they also act as offensive linemen blocking for runners. During a 10-year career with the Cleveland Browns, in the late 1960’s and the early 1970’s, Milt Morin excelled in both … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Milt Morin (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.
To be a great NFL team, you need outstanding players in all three phases of the game – offense, defense, and special teams. The Cleveland Browns, who won six professional football championships from 1947 to 1956, had excellent players on offense, defense, and special teams over these 10 years. Concerning special teams, while most Browns fans know about Pro … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Horace Gillom (Complete Story)
Jim Brown was arguably the greatest running back in NFL history. As great as Brown was, his performance was enhanced by playing with various quality offensive linemen on the Cleveland Browns. One such excellent offensive lineman for Cleveland was Jim Ray Smith. Smith received numerous All-Pro, Pro Bowl, and All-Conference honors, while blocking for Brown, … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Jim Ray Smith (Complete Story)
When reviewing the career of any football player, one first can look at the individual statistics of the player. Yet, in assessing the legacy of any football player, to the extent that the primary goal should be to win the game, there is an even more important measure of success than individual numbers – winning. Cleveland Browns defensive back Tommy James … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Tommy James (Complete Story)
In professional sports, the players get all of the glory. Rarely do fans know the names of the front office people. The general manager may find his name in the news because of a stroke of genius free agent move. Or, they may be in the news due to all the wrong reasons. The Browns have had their fair share of notable front office people. Paul Brown … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Carmen Policy (Complete Story)