Butzmark: Any news today?
Adam Caplan: Nothing other than Droughns said he'll be back, Roye probably
Adam Caplan: though he could be limited in practice this week
nybrownie: so how do the Browns fix the OL(this yr)?
Adam Caplan: NYB: No one out there really
Adam Caplan: The OLS that are out there are journeymen types like Ron Stone
nybrownie: Can freidman be better than andruzzi?
Adam Caplan: NYB: Doubt it
Adam Caplan: he's a backup who can play a few positions
artbtz: Any scuttlebutt in league circles about Mo Carthon or Phil Savage? Both have gotten some heat recently.
Adam Caplan: ART: As I've said many times, they need a president over Phil know knows the NFL well
Adam Caplan: I did like the game plan for BAL mostly but they needed to get Harrison the ball more
nybrownie: Will Ephraim make the team after his suspension?
Adam Caplan: NYB: Haven't heard anything
jdailey23: what do you really think of Winslow, and Bodden??
Adam Caplan: Winslow is solid, looks good so far, I don't have a problem with him calling out the coaches for the most part
jdailey23: What about Bodden?
Adam Caplan: JD: Good overachiver
nybrownie: Who's the biggest suprise so far this yr?
Butzmark: Do you think Savage has been impulsive with some things and needs someone to talk to?
Adam Caplan: BUTZ: He needs to handle himself better with saying the right things to the media
Adam Caplan: That's something he'll have to learn on his own over time
artbtz: Any head coaches you think will be gone inside the month?
Adam Caplan: ART: at the end of the season, could be Gibbs, Green, Shell
Butzmark: Would Gibbs quit or get fired?
Adam Caplan: Gibbs may quit
Guest64: is there any truth the browns might sign rogers the wr from detroit
Adam Caplan: 64: Can't see it
Adam Caplan: Jurevicius has a chance to play this week
Adam Caplan: must practice though
Guest232: Adam Caplan : what do you think of sowells as a viable long term guard?
Adam Caplan: 232: Developmental project for down the road
nybrownie: Hows Baxter, McGuinest?
Adam Caplan: Baxter is improving but 50-50 at best
Guest64: do you think the browns will replace both guards positions at end of the year
Adam Caplan: 18:No but this could be it for Andruzzi
Adam Caplan: They still have to upgrade there next season
ramllov: Mr. Caplan, do you see any guards/centers on other teams practice squads that the Browns would want to sign?
Adam Caplan: Ram: No one of note
Guest232: what about demario minter ?
Adam Caplan: 232: We'll see what they say as it gets closer to the PUP deadline
Guest160: Sorry if already asked - how is Droughns - will he play next week?
Adam Caplan: 160: He says yes
ramllov: AC do you like the play of the Browns new center?
Adam Caplan: Ram: Not bad, work in progress
Adam Caplan: Fraley isn't a good run blocker, that was his problem in Philly
jdailey23: Odds Carthon getting canned before the season is over?
Adam Caplan: JD: Not strong
Guest160: Browns biggest need?
Adam Caplan: `60: Upgrades at G, pass rush help next year
ramllov: AC is it your feeling that the Cleveland Browns all season will be a work in progress, with a chance of a good upside?
Adam Caplan: RAm: Offense will get better with Edwards and Winslow healthy.
Adam Caplan: But they must run better and get a better pass rush
Adam Caplan: They should play Wimley and McGinest more together if he's healthy
Guest160: Is Shaffer good enough at LT?
Adam Caplan: 160: I thought Shaffer would play better
Guest160: Can Shaffer play guard?
Adam Caplan: 160: He's better off at LT
Guest129: do you feel the browns will have a new oc next year and if so who do you like?
Adam Caplan: 129: Possibly, ask me as we get closer to the end of the season on OC
Guest160: Will Friedman be starting in the near future?
Adam Caplan: 160: Doubt it
Guest160: How is Roye?
Adam Caplan: 160: He says he'll play but could be limited in pratice.
nybrownie: How do u feel DQ is progressing?
Adam Caplan: I like what DQ and run D is doing
Adam Caplan: so far
Adam Caplan: They need to get Baxter back ASAP though
Adam Caplan: OAK won't pose much to the secondary but after that they really need him
Adam Caplan: Andrew Walter QB for OAK had a bad preseason
Butzmark: What did you think of Holly at cb?
Adam Caplan: Butz: He's best in dime
ramllov: Pittsburgh has lost two, do they hae a problem? Just an injured QB?
Adam Caplan: Ram: Ben R really is struggling
Guest129: is frys arm ok i notice he was looking hurt from being tossed around ?
Adam Caplan: 129: Ok, just banged up. He's doing as well as he can so far, played fairly well against BAL, that's very impressive
Adam Caplan: and Edwards looks good
Adam Caplan: they do need JJ back though
Adam Caplan: and get the running game going
ramllov: What is your impression of the Browns two rookie LBs, they are getting playing time.
Adam Caplan: Ram: Wimbley should be starting every week, they need to make the move ASAP
ramllov: Yes, how come so many sacks, is he still holding the ball too long?
Adam Caplan: Ram: Indecisive
Guest129: speaking of jj are the ribs brok or not ???????????
Adam Caplan: 129: All I can say is he's ahead of schedule
Butzmark: Why do they keep Northcutt at 2?
Adam Caplan: Butz: JJ starts when he's 100%%
Adam Caplan: 129: If he had broken ribs he wouldn't be playing this week
Adam Caplan: or have a good chance
Butzmark: Is JJ a 2? seems like they played him at 3 before the injury.
Adam Caplan: Butz: They're paying him to start, Nortcutt is much better as a slot WR
Guest160: Still believe Frye will be a bona fide NFL QB?
Adam Caplan: 160: We need to see much more from him to get an idea
Guest141: Travis Wilson?
Adam Caplan: Wilson really won't be needed much when JJ gets back
Guest129: are opinions of fry through out the nfl starting to change about fry and his talent level?
Adam Caplan: 129: Most believe he's a work in progress
Guest141: so Wilson is just wasting a tear because he reported 2 days late?
Adam Caplan: 141: Where would he play with the top three healthy? At best #4
Adam Caplan: teams generally don't use 4 WR sets
Adam Caplan: Northcutt is a better slot WR
Guest160: Who got the better of the deal - Browns/Wimbley or Ravens/Ngata?
Adam Caplan: 160: Long-term Wimbley.
Guest160: How many years does Ted Washington have left?
Adam Caplan: 160: Maybe one more but they need to groom someone to replace him
Butzmark: DO you know what coach said ""Washingon's already retired but dosn't know it""?
Adam Caplan: Butz: Not sure what you're referring to
Adam Caplan: Other than he can only be on the field for a certain amout of plays
Adam Caplan: that has been the case for most of his career due to his size
Guest141: well it took 3 guys to block him on one play, not bad for an old man
Adam Caplan: 141: He's a two-gap DT, one of the best
Adam Caplan: All: That's all the time I have, see you in a few weeks
Adam Caplan Chat Transcript (9/25)
Butzmark: Any news today?