Justin Gilbert

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Browns Looking To End Run On First-Round Busts

Over the course of the five draft classes that preceded the first for new Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, the franchise added nine players in the first round in that span. Discounting the two first-rounders that they added in 2015, whose careers are still too young to divine much…


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Browns’ Secondary Full Of Young, New Faces

The Cleveland Browns take a bit of an unconventional approach in how they list their players on their roster. Every player in the secondary is simply listed as “DB” on their depth chart, and there are 19 names currently on there. Only nine of them were on the Browns’ roster…



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Genuine Interest In Eli Apple Not So Far-Fetched

Early in the offseason process, it became evident quickly that Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple was going to be one of those natural players to connect with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and we found his name next to the western Pennsylvania team’s with frequency in the early mock drafts. That seemed…



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Browns Fire General Manager Ray Farmer, Head Coach Mike Pettine

The Cleveland Browns are blowing it up once again as owner Jimmy Haslam announced Sunday night that he has fired general manager Ray Farmer and head coach Mike Pettine. Farmer had been with the Browns since 2013 while Pettine was hired as head coach in 2014. Over the course of the last three…


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Steelers Vs. Browns: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play host to the 2-7 Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field and below are seven key things that I believe they will need to do in the game in order to come away with another big AFC win. Gets the runs going – The Browns have been horrible against the…


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Three Key Matchups In The Steelers vs. Browns Week 10 Game

The 5-4 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 2-7 Cleveland Browns Sunday at Heinz Field in what looks like might feature a quarterback battle between Landry Jones and Johnny Manziel. While there certainly will be several great matchups to pay attention to on Sunday, below are three that I have identified…


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Steelers Film Room: Cleveland Browns’ Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


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Steelers Film Room: Cleveland Browns’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



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Tomlin Not Opposed To Letting Jones Run No-Huddle Offense Earlier In Games

Barring a miraculous recovery by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger between now and Sunday, backup Landry Jones will make his second career start against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field. Jones, who led the Steelers offense on a game-winning drive in Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders after Roethlisberger left…


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AFC North Draft History Study: Defensive Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Browns Sign CB Tramon Williams, DT Randy Starks

You can now officially scratch free agent cornerback Tramon Williams off of your Pittsburgh Steelers want list as the former Green Bay Packers defensive back has reached a three-year agreement with the Cleveland Browns, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Williams turned 32 on Monday so that’s a heck of…


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AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 1: Cleveland Browns

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the opening day of free agency was basically a total snoozefest, outside of the front office evidently prank calling Darrelle Revis’ agent, unless there is some other reasonable explanation for that communication. But that wasn’t the case around the rest of…