Daily Dawg Tags: Life as a young Cleveland Browns fan


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Tuesday, May 17.

Cleveland Browns:

Life as a pre-1999 Browns fan

"Cleveland Browns fans of all ages have different associations with the team and its history."

Browns sign defensive back Eric Patterson

"The Cleveland Browns signed defensive back Eric Patterson on Monday after seeing Patterson’s work during the three-day rookie minicamp. The transaction, which was announced on the team’s website, brings the team’s roster to the NFL-maximum of 90 players."

3 takeaways from rookie minicamp

"The Cleveland Browns may have finally found an offensive playmaker to scare opposing defenses in Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman."

5 questions on Derrick Kindred with Frogs O’ War

"While many of the players who took the field over the weekend in Berea may never pick up another orange helmet, and it is difficult to take too much from three days of practicing against air, here are three takeaways to follow in the coming weeks."

David Carr says Cody Kessler can be Browns starting QB (cleveland.com)

"Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler had two Carrs in high school that helped him get where he needed to be. One was Derek, the Pro Bowl quarterback of the Raiders, and one was David, the former No. 1 overall pick of the Texans and current NFL Network analyst."

NFL News:

Tom Brady just got scarier (Boston Herald)

"The New England Patriots’ arsenal is now full of Tom Brady’s kind of guys."

Bill lose Watkins, Lawson to injury (Sports on Earth)

"The Buffalo Bills are certainly no stranger to crushing disappointment, though you’d figure the franchise would get a few months of reprieve when no football is going on. No such luck, as the team lost two key players to injury for an extended period, it was revealed on Monday."

Mark Sanchez to miss time following thumb surgery (Predominantly Orange)

"The Denver Broncos have OTAs beginning in eight days, and quarterback Mark Sanchez will likely have to watch Trevor Siemian and perhaps Paxton Lynch take all the reps. Sanchez tore a ligament in the thumb of his non-throwing hand lifting weights, according to Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com, and the injury is considered minor."

Why Zach Mettenberger release is a good thing (Titan Sized)

"While it is sad that Zach Mettenberger never developed into a top end backup quarterback or trade target, is it really that surprising that he was let go?"