Shaw Out for Extended Time after Surgery

Cleveland Browns third-string quarterback Connor Shaw suffered a right thumb injury in Thursday night's preseason game, which will cost him playing time for the rest of the summer. The Browns also signed two players on Sunday—defensive back Aaron Ross and linebacker Everette Brown.
August 16, 2015

Bitonio, Erving, Greco Quotes and Video

Cleveland Browns offensive linemen Joel Bitonio, Cam Erving and John Greco spoke with the media about the state of the line after Wednesday's training camp practice.
August 5, 2015

Madsen Holds Spot

If there's a preseason awards watch or honors list that includes offensive linemen, West Virginia's Joe Madsen figures to be on it.
July 10, 2012

Madsen on First

Award watch lists are beginning to be released by the various committees and conglomerates that pick the top players by position in college football, and a West Virginia senior who figures to be closely scrutinized this year is on one of the earliest to hit the street.
May 25, 2012

The O-line: Are Football's Big Uglies Ready?

The "Big Uglies." They battle in the trenches to protect the quarterback or create holes for a running back. They're the heart of the offense and a critical component in moving the chains. Without an experienced offensive line, a great quarterback can look ordinary and a fast running back can get stuffed. Some BCS teams look set at O-line and some don't. Here's a sampling of what to expect.
May 22, 2012

Taking Control

West Virginia offensive lineman Joe Madsen could feel the momentum of the Backyard Brawl swing the Mountaineers' way after the offense finally got on the field.
November 28, 2010


West Virginia had a difficult time dealing with Syracuse's blitz packages, and offensive lineman Joe Madsen noted that a lack of communication was a key component in WVU's struggles
October 23, 2010