Category Archives: the team today

On with the Scho

God knows it’s a cliché, but he really looks like an ordinary Joe. No way you’d see Joe Schobert walk into the room and figure him for a Pro Bowl middle linebacker. Maybe a sixth-grade social studies teacher. Maybe a whitewater rafting guide, fit, fresh-faced, and friendly. But in fact, the only 2017 Cleveland Brown to […]

One amazing Jarvis Landry stat and why it matters

When the Browns swapped a fourth-rounder and future seventh for three-time Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry, they knew the ex-Dolphin would signal a seismic splash on several levels. Foremost is his sheer productivity. In his four pro seasons, Landry has never missed a game, despite touching the ball 565 times on receptions, returns, rushes, and […]

Some time for 22

22

Yep, I’m back, now that the Browns have already won double the games they did last season, since I’m counting preseason, and after last night why wouldn’t we, right? Recently an old friend found the pictured Stephen Stills album at a used record store, and he figured I should have it. The first real concert […]

Outlining the off-season

The Browns organization was embarrassed and dismayed by their 1-15 record this past season. Expectations for the second year of the Sashi Brown/John DePodesta/Hue Jackson team — and the sixth year of the Haslam regime — are for a quantum leap toward success. It’s pithy to say that there’s nowhere to go but up, but […]