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OBR Newswire on February 24th, 2011 AT 8:00 AM
These are links from the OBR Newswire for February 24th from 06:58 to 07:03:
- Plain Dealer – Cleveland Browns’ Mike Holmgren keeping all draft options open at combine, adds Colt McCoy is ‘the guy’ in 2011 – The Browns arrived at the NFL Scouting Combine with obvious needs on defense. That matches up well with the strength of the 2011 draft, which is top-heavy with blue-chip defensive linemen.
- Plain Dealer – 2011 NFL draft: Tony Grossi’s mock 1.0 chooses Auburn’s Nick Fairley for Cleveland Browns – Welcome to mock draft season. For some, it's the best time of the NFL year — when everyone can guess which team will take which player in the coming draft. And that's all they are right now. Guesses.
- Plain Dealer – Livingston: Cleveland Browns keep Phil Dawson, but haven’t yet resolved the franchise’s tumult – After the dirtiest dozen years in a once-proud team's history, an era that included two winning seasons and one playoff game, the Browns have named as their first franchise player kicker Phil Dawson.
- Akron Beacon Journal – NFL Scouting Combine: Browns analysis and potential targets – The Browns' mission through March 1 is to evaluate athletes at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and fine-tune scouting reports in preparation for the draft in late April.
- News-Herald – NFL Combine Preview: Front seven at the front of Browns’ agenda – Now general manager Tom Heckert can get down to the business of rebuilding the front seven of the Browns defense in a way to satisfy himself, team president Mike Holmgren and new coach Pat Shurmur.
- Pro Football Talk – Joe Haden says Ochocinco didn’t say much during their games – During a Wednesday visit to PFT Live, Browns cornerback Joe Haden said that the best receiver he faced in 2010 was Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco.
- The Associated Press – NFL, union will hold seventh consecutive day of talks – The NFL and the players' union wrapped up a sixth consecutive day of mediated talks Wednesday — and they will meet again Thursday.
- The Associated Press – NFL urging states to pass youth concussion laws – The NFL wants all 50 states and the District of Columbia to pass legislation that could help cut down on concussions suffered by young football players.