(Subscriber) Bentley’s View: Brent Sobleski details how LeCharles Bentley is still a part of the Browns’ landscape. http://bit.ly/g0RxWG
Videos posted of Pat Shurmur and Josh Cribbs from last night’s Cleveland Sports Awards: http://ow.ly/3UUFi
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OBR Newswire updates for February 10th through February 11th
OBR Newswire on February 11th, 2011 AT 9:00 AM
These are links from the OBR Newswire for February 10th through February 11th:
- Fox Sports Ohio – Busy Shurmur finalizing staff, ready to move forward – A month or so into his new job, new Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur finally got a few minutes out of the office.
- Rotoworld.com – 2011 NFL Draft preview – First Round predictions – 6. Browns – Georgia WR A.J. Green
- USA Today – Analyst: Sluggish NFL labor dispute might not end til September – Although the NFL's labor agreement is set to expire in about three weeks, the real pressure to strike a deal might not exist until September — when the games are supposed to begin again.
- USA Today – NFLN’s Mayock cites ‘cautionary’ Russell tale after Newton’s workout – Former Auburn quarterback and likely first-round draft pick Cam Newton worked out for the media at a San Diego-area high school Thursday.
- The Associated Press – NFL meeting with players union canceled; hopes dim for new labor contract before current one expires – Negotiations to prevent an NFL lockout took a grim turn Thursday with the cancellation of the second day of a planned two-day bargaining session.
- Morning Journal – New Browns coach Pat Shurmur says staff is nearly complete – The Cleveland Browns will be without an offensive coordinator next season.
- Akron Beacon Journal – Shurmur to take control of Browns offense – New coach has no plans to hire assistant to call plays, says staff is set
- Caplan: NFL and NFLPA need sense of urgency – As do-or-die time approaches, will the NFL and the NFLPA hammer out a deal?
- Sports Fans Coalition – Memo to the Political Blogosphere about the NFL Lockout –
Shurmur on labor issue: “Business as usual. Planning as if there will be football”. Told Cribbs his plan was “to get him in the end zone”.
@bradkopp13 Professional athlete of the year. They didn’t say which one, though.
Josh Cribbs won the Greater Cleveland Sports Award for Professional Athlete of the Year.
RT @fsohiozjackson: Shurmur will call his own plays, insinuated that was the plan all along. Said formal announcement on rest of staff Mon.
Pat Shurmur displayed solid Say-Nothing-Interesting skills tonight at the GCSA, mostly just confirming things we already knew.
OBR Podcast with Carlton Mitchell, Don Delco and Lane Adkins.