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Bad decisions stop Browns

Mike Pettine had a bad day as a first year head coach in the NFL. The result contributed to the Browns suffering a 24-6 loss to the previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars. The Browns drop to 3-3. Pettine made two key decisions to go for it on fourth down that failed. The first was with 1:44 to play in the first half with the Browns leading 6-0 at the Jaguars 24. Rather than extend...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine on facing the 0-6 Jaguars: "This will be as big a test of maturity and focus we've had to date'

At times this week, coach Mike Pettine has looked more tense and tightly-wound than the week before, when Big Ben Roethlisberger and his 18-1 record against the Browns were coming to town. That's because it's easy to get 53 guys up for a home game against the hated Pittsburgh Steelers and a quarterback who owns them. Going on the road against a rookie quarterback and the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ HC Mike Pettine: We wouldn’t have drafted Blake Bortles at No. 4

Many people have wondered if the Cleveland Browns would have taken a quarterback in this past May’s draft if they kept the fourth overall pick instead of trading down and grabbing cornerback Justin Gilbert. Head coach Mike Pettine cleared things up on Wednesday. “There wasn’t any quarterback in the discussion for us at four, but we certainly had a first-round grade on him,”...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Offseason Commitment to Run Paying Dividends

When the Mike Pettine era officially began, the Cleveland Browns new head coach stated that “to compete in the AFC North you have to be willing to bloody your nose a little bit.” Through five games, it is safe to say the new-look Cleveland Browns have echoed Pettine’s sentiment. For proof of this, fans need to look no further than the team’s suddenly potent rushing attack...
Via Buckeye State Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns take SEO to new extreme with obscene URL

Hello, this is a published article that will hopefully work. The Cleveland Browns finally got over the hump and defeated their biggest division rival—the Pittsburgh Steelers—by a 31-10 margin on Sunday. And with spirits high, this seemed like a perfect time to share a video interview between Nathan Zegura and head coach Mike Pettine. But they probably should have elected to...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns ready for 'Huge' game

BEREA, Ohio -- Mike Pettine didn't mince words when he was asked Friday about the importance of Sunday's AFC North divisional game with the Steelers. "That's an understatement," Pettine said. "It's huge. You can't fall to 0-3 in the division. As we said, the path to our goal is through the division. This is one 'like you said' it's only...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettine gives shoutout to fans

Browns head coach Mike Pettine gave a big thank you to the fans who traveled to Nashville and said it was a factor in the Browns comeback win. He challenged the fans to bring it to FirstEnergy Stadium this Sunday for the game with the Steelers. "It's a big challenge, and we're hopeful that the Dawg Pound we know will be there for us," Pettine said. "Even going...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns lead the NFL in offensive efficiency and have 0 1st rounders in skill positions

Mike Pettine has take this Cleveland Browns team and made them believe in themselves. This team leads the NFL in offensive efficiency and has zero first rounders in the key positions. @ESPNStatsInfo: Browns lead NFL in offensive efficiency despite being 1 of 2 teams in NFL w/o 1st-round pick starting at offensive skill position (Patriots) […] The post Browns lead the NFL in offensive...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Coach Mike Pettine: I “Can’t Take Many More of These” Games

Close games take a toll on head coaches in the NFL, and Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine admitted he can’t take much more drama than his team’s historic comeback against the Titans on Sunday. “I did tell them after the game they have to stop doing it,” Pettine said of Sunday’s 29-28 win over the Titans, per Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer. “I have an EKG scheduled...
Via Standing O Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns coach calls New England Patriots cheaters

Mike Pettine was raised in a Rex Ryan defense back when the two of them were in Baltimore Nd Mike very rarely holds his tongue. Well in a SI MMQB article Pettine the new Browns head coach was asked about his small playbook and he immediately took a shot at the Patriots. “We know in […] The post Browns coach calls New England Patriots cheaters appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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June 19, 2014  |  2 Comments
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