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Cleveland Browns (2012 season)

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

  1. LitlBuck

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

    I had David Shaw on my mind a couple weeks ago but he has since left. I believe that he was out coached in the UCLA game by Mora, Jr. plus Shaw's type of offense would not fit in with the personnel that the Browns currently have on their roster.

    I am beginning to think that perhaps they should keep Shurmur around for another season unless he makes some stupid game management decision in the last 4 games. I don't like him that much but we cannot keep changing coaches every other year and his playcalling has improved over the past few games. Sometimes I think that maybe Big Mike was telling him what to do and calling more shots that we really knew about.

    My main concern right now is the Lombardi rumors. I understand it if they want to leave Heckert go but to bring in Lombardi as his replacement would be a huge mistake IMO
  2. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    Lombardi is the worst evaluator of talent that could ever set foot near an NFL office. IF Haslam is retarded enough to hire him, I'm becoming a full-time Redskins fan. Seriously, he's that fucking bad.

    If Shurmur wants to stay, the asshole better learn to A) Command the respect of his team b) learn to play to the offensive strengths c) light a fire under the Oline's ass and give this line some run-blocking intensity.

    Tressel was outcoached by Urby. Doesn't make him a bad decision. It happens to even the best minds.
    While I agree on the personnel. This isn't college where you have to recruit. Drafting a blocking TE and developing
    the one's we have is a very real possibility. On top of the fact that I believe he'd put an exclamation on what I said above - run blocking.

    double edit: I'm pretty sure Haslam's mind is already made up about Shurmur though. Which doesn't bother me so much as the Lombardi rumor's.
    That's a man with terrible (I mean fucking terrible) draft history and you want to hand him the reigns? An owner who isn't privy in listening to
    "outside" reason is, IMHO, a dangerous/disasterous owner.
  3. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    the only defense of shurmur to what you've listed above is that the OG's on this team struggle something awful getting to the 2nd level. they also can't pull or get to the outside to allow a lot of runs outside the tackle box.
  4. LitlBuck

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

    It's too bad that they don't play on opposite sides of the ball:wink:
  5. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    Damn shame what happened with Hillis. He's the type of player this city loves. Blue collar, hard working, humble. But the way he went about getting a new contract was not excusable. I'd love to see what he'd look like on this team now. At FB and maybe some short yardage carries.

    Of course it isn't going to happen. But its a clear reminder of what happens when you want your player on the Madden cover. :biggrin:
  6. Bucks21

    Bucks21 Junior

    Bolded word doesn't agree with the next sentence, you can't be humble but be a big baby over your contract and not do your job that your paid to due.
  7. NFBuck

    NFBuck Colavito's Curse.

    Getting the Madden cover probably torpedoed Hillis' Cleveland career. Ironically, it was the fans love for him that derailed it...
  8. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    ironically, green bay fans voted for hillis over aaron rogers because they didn't want him on the cover. clever cheddar licking bastards.
  9. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member

  10. exhawg

    exhawg Self Mythologizing Monster Staff Member

    Any chance the Chiefs can sign Wali Rainer and any other disgruntled former Browns for the game Sunday?
    Is it true that Quinn and Hillis are sharing a hotel room with one bed Saturday? I don't normally care about games like this that just hurt draft position, but I want the Browns to send those whiny bitches to the hospital.
  11. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

  12. LitlBuck

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

    I wonder if Pinkston will be able to play next year. Have not really read anything definitive.
  13. VBSJ

    VBSJ Newbie

    If anyone has watched, is that Travel Channel series on the Browns worth watching? I think it's called "Road Tested".
  14. Buckeneye

    Buckeneye With Rumple Minz, anything is possible.

    No idea on Pinkston or that Travel Channel show.

    Patterson is set to play some snaps at nickel this Sunday.
    That takes the secondary from mediocre to decent.
  15. y0yoyoin

    y0yoyoin That is a serious injury for Willis McGahee

    yes...its actually really good...only problem i have with it is that they switch from one thing to another constantly...its probably because the show started filming halfway thru the season and they are trying to cram as much as possible into a 30 minute episode...but its worth watching

    According to Yahoo Sports, new Browns team president Joe Banner is "lukewarm on the prospects" of Brandon Weeden "developing into a star quarterback."

    Source: Yahoo Sports

    No way i see vick in cleveland, nor would i want that...i think his best days are behind him and the whole dawg pound thing should be enough already

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