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Broncos Spoil Quinn's Debut for Browns

(Newser) - The Denver Broncos ruined the long-awaited NFL debut of Brady Quinn tonight with a 34-30 comeback win over the Cleveland Browns, the Plain Dealer reports. The former Notre Dame star played well—he threw for 239 yards and 2 touchdowns in front of the faithful Dawg Pound, and he led... More »

Hester, Bears Knock Playoff Halo Off Saints

Atlanta outscores Seattle's 2nd string, Browns best San Fran

(Newser) - Chicago played spoiler for the second straight week, this time out-hustling New Orleans 33-25 despite gaining only 275 yards to the Saints' 413. The Bears' Devin Hester scored a record sixth kick return touchdown on the season and tacked on a TD reception in the win. Saints quarterback Drew Brees... More »

Browns Playoff Hopes Take a Hit at Cincy

Bengals defense, weather slows Cleveland offense

(Newser) - Cincinnati gave Cleveland a different look in their second matchup of the season: they showed up on defense, reports AP, picking off Browns quarterback Derek Anderson four times and hanging on for a 19-14 win. The Bengals scored twice in 39 seconds in the second quarter. Backup Kenny Watson rushed... More »

Cleveland Survives Blizzard, Bills

Steelers outmuscled by Jags; Packers blow away Rams

(Newser) - Browns Stadium looked better suited for the Winter Olympics, but instead hosted football today, and its tenants defeated Buffalo 8-0. Cleveland's formula was simple: hand off to running back Jamal Lewis instead of throwing into 40-mph winds. Kicker Phil Dawson somehow managed to make two field goals as the Browns... More »

Browns Ditch Frye, Quinn Now No. 2

Quarterback shuffle brings the rookie closer to starting

(Newser) - The Cleveland Browns simplified the question of which of their three quarterbacks to start—by trading starter Charlie Frye to Seattle. Frye, who won out over backup QB Derek Anderson during the preseason, threw for 34 yards with one interception and five sacks last weekend against Pittsburgh. Cleveland parted with... More »

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