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Cleveland Browns (2012 season)

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by Bucklion, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. exhawg

    exhawg Self Mythologizing Monster Staff Member

    That's the problem. There's no Calvin Johnson or AJ Green out there this year. I'm all for the defensive stud.
  2. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    I wouldn't mind a Keenan Allen, Woods, Justin Hunter.. provided someone is available in the 3rd.

    It's rather consensus at this point that a defensive stud is our priority. No top flight CB either, might as well upgrade the pass rush. Every good team has that thing they do well, the dominant phase of their game.

    The Giants its the front 4. Houston its the running game. Pittsburgh its their rush defense.

    The one thing the team hangs their hat on. I'd like to see this team take the Dline from 'good' to greatness. Health permitting, its a very solid unit.
    Especially against the run. Give them a DE that can dip his hips, turn the corner or make a move inside against obvious passing downs and the secondary will magically get better. This draft appears heavy in defense, which works all to our advantage for a team starving for more play-makers on that side of the ball.

    What Haden and Patterson need to do this off season is focus on getting 100% healthy. If there just so happens to be a decent tier CB in the early 2nd round. Bundle a pick or two, trade up and get him be it Rhoades, Roby (although I'd prefer him to stay) Milliner (who might make a better FS) or that kid from Rutgers (can't remember his name, its 6:30 in the morning)

    The oline has taken a large step forward. Lavaou hasn't been total garbage. Crego? Grego? He's been solid. Schwartz is getting better. Joe & Mack are consistent. JT, much like our secondary - needs to focus on getting healthy as well.

    I'd like to go out and say this now. Greg Little. I don't see the show boating after catches now. He's made some outstanding grabs this season. Yes, yes... he's had drops. But the past 2 games he seems focused, business like. His physical skills are hard to match, which was why I was very pleased with the pick. If he continues to be this determined, focused, giving 110% - our WR's corps could be a strength come next year.
  3. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    Throwing more youth at the wr spot certainly isn't the answer. a few weeks ago there was some story about greg little having a long heart to heart talk with alonzo mourning of all people. he now seems like a different person. maybe the switch has been flipped? but if you get that greg little each week, along with the development of gordon, and a playcaller that isn't a functional retard, the offense might start moving the ball.

    this draft needs to be all about defense. they can get a DE in the 1st and a starting safety in the 3rd with the way this draft sets up. a lot of the cb deficiencies stem from the FS being total garbage. but they definitely need to address the cb situation in free agency, much like the WLB spot.
  4. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    I'm well aware youth at WR isn't the answer. I was just mentioning the possibility of a mid-round prospect. The WLB/DE will be addressed by Jarvis, quite simply. Regardless if we beat Pittsburgh at home, I don't see us being able to cover DHB & Denarious Moore against Oakland.

    Probably get a W against KC. That's about it. 4 wins max. Meanwhile the Saints are hot, Tampa Bay as well. Jacksonville, Carolina, KC & Oakland (maybe St. Louis) are the biggest competition for a top 5 spot.

    IF Jtown plays Henne, they might do something stupid and win a game or two. I can't see Carolina not winning at least 2. KC is FUBAR. The Rams will get at least 1 W. Putting them at 4.

    We'll draft top 5. Which we Oh, so need.
  5. malibuspeedrace

    malibuspeedrace First Team All Big Ten

    The browns are having a promotional giveaway for the Steelers game


  6. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    I don't know this could be a Cleveland win with 39-year-old Charlie Batch trying to throw the ball. The Browns might be able to commit 9 guys to the LoS to stop the Pittspuke running game. The only problem is I don't know if the Browns can't score any points. That Sunday game might end up in a 6-6 tie.
  7. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member

    Baltimore only got, what, 13? It could be a 3-3 tie...or a 0-0 tie...
  8. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    I cannot believe this:crazy:
    more http://www.cleveland.com/browns/index.ssf/2012/11/cleveland_browns_safety_tj_war_6.html#incart_river
    stowfan likes this.
  9. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    well, I can't believe this either and it might even be crazier
    more http://www.cleveland.com/browns/index.ssf/2012/11/cleveland_browns_cb_sheldon_br.html
  10. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    Don't rush yourself Buster:wink:
    The coordinators are starting to talk like their head coach:lol:
    More or less
  11. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    Hate to break it to you Sheldon... they are getting past you.

    The Ward hit was clean. Like I said, its become a league where even
    clean, legal hits are flagged just because they make an impact and "big hit" sound.
    Refs automatically assumed its an illegal hit.

    Pussification yada yada yada...
  12. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    Jimmy Haslam better get his sh*t together before he makes a bigger mistake:shake:

    Well at least the Browns did not try some of these promotions:shake:
    From the same link
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2012
  13. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    A win over scUM in the books. How sweet a win over
    Pittspuke would be tomorrow!!!
  14. Mike80

    Mike80 Pretentious Dickhole

    pre-planned funeral night?

    The Suns had some stupid [Mark May] going on when I was living near there (like free bread night and they ended up having a bread riot), but that is AWESOME :banger: :slappy:
  15. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    the white towel deal has been scrapped.

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