Daily Dawg Tags: The Cleveland Browns and Josh Gordon
By Thomas Moore
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, June 3.
Jim Brown says Josh Gordon is motivated to return
"The Cleveland Browns may not be waiting on Josh Gordon, even if the suspended wide receiver is motivated to make a return from his latest infraction."
Determining a successful 2016 for RG3
"Robert Griffin III is likely to be the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns in 2016 and will be looking to prove he is still a top quarterback in the NFL."
Browns need a healthy Gary Barnidge in 2016
"Gary Barnidge may be the Browns best weapon on offense, which is why they need him fully healthy this fall."
Adam Beard brings latest sports science to Cleveland (cleveland.com)
"Adam Beard is a good fit for an NFL organization that embraces analytics and unconventional methods. He has a master’s degree in the sports science of biomechanics and never worked in American football before joining the Browns last year."
Hue Jackson changing the game on minority hiring (ESPN)
"After the Cleveland Browns hired Jackson in January to be its eighth head coach since Cleveland returned to the National Football League in 1999, Jackson assembled a coaching staff with minorities in the most important positions. Jackson hired former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton to be his associate head coach for offense and quarterbacks coach, making Hamilton the only African-American quarterbacks coach in the league this season. Jackson hired former Tennessee defensive coordinator Ray Horton to be his defensive coordinator and former Minnesota Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson to be his run-game coordinator and running backs coach."
The most devastating loss in every team’s history (For the Win)
"Every NFL fan base has that one gut-wrenching loss that it will never get over. We’ve picked out the worst loss in every franchise’s history."
The 6 most heated QB battles entering 2016 (Fox Sports)
"May has come and gone, meaning we’re one month closer to the start of the NFL regular season. It also means that OTAs are in full swing across the league, giving teams a first look at their respective depth charts — both the good and the bad. For the most part, teams know who their starting quarterback will be in fewer than 99 days when the season kicks off, but there are a handful of teams that do not. With that said, let’s take a look at the most heated quarterback battles set to take place this summer ahead of the 2016 season."
Why Luke Kuechly, Thomas Davis are NFL’s best linebacker duo (PFF)
"When analyzing the Panthers linebacking duo of Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis, the first thing I noticed that makes them so special is their difficulty of assignment; they have the hardest job of any linebacking corps in the league."
NFL releases preseason dates and times (NFL.com)
"The dates and kickoff times of the 65-game NFL preseason schedule were announced today, beginning with the annual Hall of Fame Game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts in Canton, Ohio on Sunday night, August 7."