Daily Dawg Tags: Joey Bosa draft profile


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Friday, Jan. 8.

Cleveland Browns:

Cleveland Browns draft profile: Joey Bosa

"The Cleveland Browns have the second overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Today we profile Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa."

Should the Browns give Lovie Smith a call?

"Veteran head coach Lovie Smith is suddenly available. Should the Browns give him a call during their coaching search?"

Browns infighting looms as concern with new power structure (Cleveland Scene)

"It’s easy to see how the philosophies of the new executives would be met with resistance from traditional general managers and NFL coaches, who walk and operate with a bravado that makes them who they are. The question isn’t how much the Browns will employ analytics – undoubtedly it’ll be the crux of their operation. The real question is how the new power structure can balance running the show while not alienating whatever coach and GM end up beneath them."

How Johnny Manziel failed his last great audition (ESPN)

"Before he went AWOL, the plan was to follow Johnny Manziel, one of the most electrifying and flawed young players in the NFL, on his great audition. Could he prove in four weeks that he belonged as a starting quarterback in the NFL? The answers were supposed to come by watching him on the sidelines, on the field, with his team. Instead, what emerged was a maddening picture of a 23-year-old who should’ve aced the test but couldn’t hold it together."

NFL News:

It all comes down to Ben Roethlisberger (Still Curtain)

"The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the playoffs with eyes set toward Super Bowl 50, and Ben Roethlisberger‘s play could decide how far they go."

Vikings vs. Seahawks: 5 keys to victory (Viking Age)

"The Minnesota Vikings will be taking on the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs, but what will they have to do to win the game?"

Still plenty of hope for Green Bay (Lombardi Avenue)

"While the “any given Sunday” narrative is little more than an overused cliche, there is a small bit of truth in there somewhere. Despite all the Green Bay Packers’ issues, they still managed to win 10 games — and make no mistake, many of the glaring problems with this team were still there while they managed to get out to that 6-0 start."

Colts name Rob Chudzinski offensive coordinator (NFL.com)

"Rob Chudzinski is staying in Indianapolis. The Colts announced Thursday that Chudzinski will remain the offensive coordinator going forward after assuming the reigns from a fired Pep Hamilton in early November."