Daily Dawg Tags: Isaiah Crowell offers an apology
Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Thursday, July 14.
The Cleveland Browns are just over two weeks away from training camp, but the focus is currently on one player.
Running back Isaiah Crowell put himself in the spotlight after an offensive Instagram post. This led to the Cleveland police union getting upset, going as far to threaten removing officers from Browns games.
Crowell offered another apology, which should serve to help ease the tension of the situation. That and more in a Thursday edition of the Daily Dawg Tags.
Cleveland Browns: Isaiah Crowell’s second apology appeases police union
"Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell was back at it on social media today, issuing a video apology for his Instagram post showing a drawing of a police officer being stabbed in the neck by a man in a black hood. In the video, posted on his Facebook page, Crowell acknowledged that the Instagram post made him “part of the problem.”"
Cleveland Browns Training Camp Preview: OL Part 1, LT
"The Cleveland Browns will have their sixth offensive coordinator in as many years. This year, new head coach Hue Jackson will bring his offensive scheme from Cincinnati. If the Cincinnati Bengals 2015 offense is any indication of the direction where the Browns are headed, the offensive line needs to shift from a zone run, vertical blocking scheme to a power run, short blocking scheme."
Cleveland Browns: Desmond Bryant may miss 2016 season with injury
"The Cleveland Browns quiet off-season took another hit on Tuesday with the news that veteran defensive end Desmond Bryant may miss the 2016 season after suffering a torn pectoral muscle. The news was first reported by Anthony Lima from 92.3 The Fan, but has yet to be confirmed by the team."
Should the Cleveland Browns cut RB Isaiah Crowell? (NFL Spin Zone)
"In a fair world, Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell and other professional athletes would be able to post whatever they want on social media websites such as Instagram so long as they did not break any laws. Crowell and other National Football League players like him would, in such a utopia, be excused for allowing emotions to run away with them and for uploading controversial and offensive images that are eventually deleted."
Desmond Bryant injury weakens Browns at thin position (ESPN.com)
"The Cleveland Browns’ loss of defensive lineman Desmond Bryant for the season to a torn pectoral muscle won’t take the Browns out of playoff consideration, or take them from a 10-win team to a six-win team. The Browns simply are not built this season to compete for the AFC North title — though, of course, anything can happen."
Dallas Cowboys named most valuable sports team of 2016 (FanSided)
"The Dallas Cowboys top the list of the most valuable sports teams of 2016, replacing Real Madrid and becoming the first NFL franchise to top the list since 2011. The Cowboys are value at $4 billion, according to Forbes staffer Kurt Badenhausen. He noted how this is a massive increase for owner Jerry Jones and the Cowboys."
Brady’s appeals petition denied; he’s still suspended (NFL.com)
"Tom Brady’s chances at overturning his four-game suspension continue to diminish. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition by Brady and the NFL Players Association on Wednesday to rehear his suspension case, meaning the New England Patriots quarterback’s last opportunity to dissolve the NFL-issued punishment would have to come in a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court."
Rodgers says he values loyalty, wants to play whole career with Packers (PFT)
"Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was a guest on the new Bill Simmons HBO show “Any Given Wednesday,” and Packers fans probably liked what they heard from Rodgers when he talked about loyalty and his desire to play his entire career with the Packers."