The Cleveland Browns experienced some lean years in the mid-to-late 1970s. In 1974, Cleveland only won four games, which was the lowest win total in team history. ‘74 would also mean the end of head coach Nick Skorich’s time with the Browns. In 1975, the franchise named offensive line coach Forrest Gregg as their new head coach. That year the team won … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Mike Pruitt (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.
Forrest Gregg is a name synonymous with winning football. He was a 15-year vet with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys who helped lead the Packers to five NFL championships and the first two Super Bowls. https://twitter.com/DanKramerPhotos/status/1482014794244886529 Gregg also helped the Cowboys win Super Bowl VI in his final season. Gregg was … [Read more...] about What Happened To Former Browns HC Forrest Gregg? (Story)
The Cleveland Browns have had many outstanding running backs who have led the team in rushing yards in a season. From Pro Football Hall of Famers Jim Brown, Leroy Kelly, and Marion Motley to such other excellent players as Kevin Mack, Earnest Byner, Greg Pruitt, Mike Pruitt, and Nick Chubb, Cleveland has a long history of talented running backs who have led the … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Boyce Green (Complete Story)
A defensive back can help his team win games in many ways. He can intercept passes, recover fumbles, have sacks, and limit passing and rushing yards by the offense. Over an eight-year career with the Cleveland Browns from 1965 to 1972, defensive back Mike Howell helped Cleveland win games in all of these ways. With Howell (who earned All-Pro honors in 1969), … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Mike Howell (Complete Story)
The stereotype is that Ivy League football players will not be successful in the NFL. One player who proved this stereotype wrong was Calvin Hill. After starring at Yale University, Hill had an excellent professional football career, including 12 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Cleveland Browns. A running back who could run, catch, … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Calvin Hill (Complete Story)