Around the Dawg Pound: Late Monday Evening Links

With the NFL lockout hitting the length of months rather than just weeks, football fans and writers everywhere are getting increasingly nervous that the season could be in serious jeopardy.

This means that the articles about the lockout’s economic impact on all 32 NFL cities, including Cleveland, will begin to pop up more and more. It’s hard to put an exact dollar amount on it, but it’s obvious that the city would be affected by a lack of football. Yes, people can spend their money in other places, but that’s no guarantee that that money will be spent in Cleveland. Anytime you remove an entertainment option from a city (especially a city like Cleveland, which can take just about anything right now), there are going to be repercussions.

To learn more about the lockout’s economic impact on Cleveland, click here.

And now, some more links for you on this late Monday/early Tuesday:

  • Browns wide receiver Greg Little’s former wide receivers coach at North Carolina convinced that Little can make impact as a rookie (
  • Running back Peyton Hillis still doesn’t care about the supposed Madden curse (Pro Football Talk)
  • Head coach Pat Shurmur says first round deal with Falcons was ‘probably one of the greatest trades in draft history’ (

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