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Browns Win 6-3; Knute Rockne Rolls Over in His Grave

The Cleveland Browns won a football game yesterday.

It’s also possible that Franklin Roosevelt was re-elected president, My female family members donated their nylons to the war effort, and prohibition was finally overturned.

Was I magically teleported to the pre-1950 United States?  I don’t think so, because I was able to watch the Browns game yesterday in color on this fancy doohickey called a computer thanks to something all the kids are calling the internet.  The other more obvious proof that I was still in the year 2011 was Seattle’s uniforms.  Seriously, they’re still rolling out onto the field each week with those greenish/blue monstrosities?  Regardless, what I watched bore no resemblance to football in the year 2011 and probably set professional football back 60 years… at least.  Knute Rockne, inventor and first implementor of a forward passing offense, is rolling over in his grave as we speak. Continue reading

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Week 7: Browns vs. Seahawks

It’s been quite the week for the Browns.  They looked bad in a loss to the Raiders, their arguably best player hurt his hamstring, and Mike Holmgren created a fire storm of controversy when he spoke to a Seattle radio station.  Yep, things are going great.  At least the Browns get to play the lowly Seahawks this week in what should be a game that gives them a chance to right the ship.

Or is it?

A lot of people think this is going to be an easy victory for the Browns.  I get it.  The Seahawks aren’t very good on the surface and coming from the NFC West, where the long running stigma is that all of the teams suck, it’s only natural to believe that the Browns will have the upper hand.  Combine that with the long-standing statistic for how bad west coast teams are playing at 1 o’clock on the east coast and it should be checkmate.  I don’t think so. Continue reading

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