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OBR Newswire on March 18th, 2011 AT 7:00 AM
These are links from the OBR Newswire for March 18th from 06:00 to 06:03:
- Akron Beacon Journal – Bowers could fall to Browns – Clemson defensive end Da'Quan Bowers plans to visit the Browns and seven other NFL teams with top-10 picks in the draft, NationalFootballPost.com reported Thursday
- History shows No. 6 pick in NFL Draft can be hit or miss – Canton, OH – CantonRep.com – The Browns could be sitting pretty in the first round of the NFL Draft. Or they could be sitting ducks.
- Plain Dealer – Buffalo Bills might change NFL draft scenario for Cleveland Browns: Tony Grossi’s Mock Draft 4.0 – Our fourth mock draft presents the likeliest scenario in which the Browns draft a receiver first, in my opinion — with the top three defensive linemen taken off the board ahead of them.
- ESPN.com – Revisiting Browns, A.J. Green debate – I've been at odds with this question all offseason: Should the Cleveland Browns consider a top wide receiver or defensive lineman with the No. 6 overall draft pick?
- Yahoo! Sports – Goodell sends letter directly to players, bypassing NFLPA – Now that the NFL Players' Association has decertified, essentially changing its status from union to trade organization in order to facilitate the Brady v. NFL antitrust lawsuit, the NFL itself has taken things a step further.
- USA Today – Caught in the middle: NFL team employees could give up salary – The labor strife between NFL owners and players often is characterized as a battle between billionaires and millionaires.
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OBR Newswire on March 17th, 2011 AT 1:00 PM
These are links from the OBR Newswire for March 17th from 12:28 to 12:33:
- Cleveland.com – NFL says it will issue suspensions for illegal hits in 2011 – Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was fined for illegal hits on four occasions last season, but never suspended. That would change in 2011, under new rules being proposed by the NFL.
- Canton Repository – Browns look to Shurmur to fix ailing pass attack – At times, the Cleveland Browns have seemed to be passing through lead.
- Morning Journal – Shurmur wants to give fans a winner – When a new Browns coach is stopped by an ardent fan at a restaurant or the mall, after a cordial greeting, he is usually told something along the lines of, “I don’t care what happens in the other 14 games. Just beat Pittsburgh twice.”
- Morning Journal – Frantz’ Rants: NFL Players Association losing the battle – The Artist Formerly Known as the NFL Players Association is in an all-out battle for the hearts and minds of football fans when it comes to their standoff with NFL owners.
- Yahoo! – Source: Browns worked out Eastern Kentucky DT Andrew Soucy – Eastern Kentucky All-American defensive tackle Andrew Soucy had an individual workout for the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
- ESPN.com – Da’Quan Bowers will meet with 7 of top 8 teams in NFL draft, source says – Any questions about the knee injury suffered by top NFL prospect and Clemson defensive end Da'Quan Bowers should be answered by the April 28 draft.
- ESPN.com – Two WRs to play Arena football during lockout – ESPN – With the league in a lockout, NFL players aren't permitted to use team facilities and are working out on their own. Two players will try to stay in football shape by playing the game — in the Arena Football League.