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)
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.
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)
The sports world has always been filled with colorful broadcasters. No matter the sport, certain broadcasters have a flair for the dramatic that stick with their audience for eternity. In baseball, there was Vin Scully for the Dodgers and Ernie Harwell for the Tigers. Basketball has Marv Albert and Doris Burke. Hockey had Doc Emerick and Don … [Read more...] about The Life Of Browns Radio Announcer Jim Donovan (Complete Story)
In the NFL, it is difficult to replace a player who was legendary in his contributions to a team. Think of Steve Young replacing Joe Montana or Aaron Rodgers trying to replace Brett Favre. Most times, the replacement player is still an unproven commodity. The team doesn’t really know what they’re getting and if they will take a giant step back in terms of … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns RB Leroy Kelly (Complete Story)