There’s no question that we live in strange and scary times. The Coronavirus has shut down, suspended, or halted numerous college seasons, pro sports and amateur leagues throughout the world. So far, the NFL plans to begin the 2020 season on time. However, if the recent postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games is any indication, the … [Read more...] about Browns History: The Strike Shortened 1982 NFL Season
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.
With roughly a minute and a half to play in the first quarter of their September 4, 1994, Week 1 game against Cincinnati, Cleveland Browns quarterback Vinny Testaverde dropped back to pass. Scanning to his right, Testaverde spotted running back Leroy Hoard, tossed him the pigskin, and Hoard galloped in for a touchdown. The score gave Cleveland a 9-0 lead over … [Read more...] about Browns History: “Two Point Tupa” And The Two-Point Conversion
Younger NFL fans have a lot to say about the number of older-era players named to the NFL All-Time team. Especially at quarterback, it is easy to look at modern era statistics and believe those passers have it all over their older brethren. But if winning and championships determine greatness, no one can argue with Otto Graham’s selection. All Graham did was … [Read more...] about Otto Graham Named To NFL’s All-Time Team As Top 10 QB
On December 8, the Browns defeated their cross-state rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, 27-19. The win put the Browns at 6-7 after a tough loss to the Steelers the prior week. While the win improved the Browns season record, the game itself showcased the glaring inconsistencies of both teams. Despite a decent effort by Nick Chubb, the Browns frequently displayed … [Read more...] about Browns-Bengals Matchups Continue To Showcase Disappointing Rivalry
Yesterday marked the 18 year anniversary of the “Bottlegate” incident with the Cleveland Browns. While older fans know exactly how this infamous day went down, many of our younger readers may not. Let’s take a look back at one of the most controversial incidents in NFL history. The Story of Cleveland Browns Bottlegate This took place on … [Read more...] about Cleveland Browns History: Remembering Bottlegate