Daily Dawg Tags: More QB woes for Cleveland Browns


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Monday, Oct. 10.

The Cleveland Browns lost another game on Sunday and may have lost another quarterback to injury.

So what else is new?

“We have to keep fighting. We have to be able to continue to move the ball, whoever is in there,” wide receiver Andrew Hawkins said after the game. “We have played with five quarterbacks already, including Terrelle (Pryor Sr.). I think guys aren’t giving up. I know it doesn’t always equate to wins, but it is a foundation. I do not think it’s a matter of if, I think it is a matter of when.

“If we continue to fight and build that foundation, and I can’t tell you when that is going to happen, but good teams fight. That is what my guys always do.”

Let’s dive into a look at the latest news on the Browns and from around the NFL.

Quarterback carousel continues in loss to Patriots

"The Cleveland Browns dropped to 0-5 after a 33-13 loss to the New England Patriots in Tom Brady’s return from his four-game suspension. Oh, and they may have lost another quarterback to injury."

4 takeaways from the loss to the Patriots

"The Cleveland Browns dropped to 0-5 on the season with Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots. Here are 4 takeaways from the latest defeat."

New England vs. Cleveland grades (PFF)

"Here are the biggest takeaways and highest-graded players from the Patriots 33-13 victory over the Browns."

Browns offensive line better than expected

"The Cleveland Browns offensive line was predicted to be one of the worst if not the worst in the league. How have they done after one quarter of the season?"

Browns: Week 6 college football tracker

"Taking a look at the quarterbacks the Cleveland Browns could target in the 2017 NFL Draft. This week’s QB in focus is Miami’s Brad Kaaya."

The Bill Belichick letters (NFL.com)

"When a lost soul reached out, a legend-in-the making answered."

NFL News:

Wentz first interception seals Eagles first loss (philly.com)

"Carson Wentz’s first interception came at the worst possible time, thwarting a potential game-winning driving and sealing the Eagles’ 24-23 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field."

Christian Ponder has support in San Francisco locker room (CSN Bay Area)

"Coach Chip Kelly on Thursday night made no guarantees that Blaine Gabbert will continue in the role of the 49ers’ starting quarterback. While the most obvious move would be to promote Colin Kaepernick into the starting role, sources told CSNBayArea that there is some support among the team’s offensive players for Christian Ponder to move ahead of both Gabbert and Kaepernick."

Vikings remain undefeated (The Viking Age)

"The undefeated Minnesota Vikings were able to hold off a tough Houston Texans team during week 5 of the 2016 NFL season, with a final score 31-13."

Jets fans accuse Todd Bowles of quitting (The Sporting News)

"Hey, Jets fans, how did you like that last drive by the Pittsburgh Steelers? You know, the one that began with the Steelers leading by 11 points, with 7:29 left in the game, that followed the decision by the New York Jets to punt on fourth-and-2 from their own 46? The one that ended with Ben Roethlisberger throwing a 5-yard touchdown pass to Sammie Coates after the Steelers had consumed nearly six minutes of what little time remained?"