Daily Dawg Tags: Browns hitting rock bottom
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, Nov. 11.
The Cleveland Browns dropped Thursday night’s game to the Baltimore Ravens.
The Browns have now started the season at 0-10, the worst start in franchise history. The loss also dropped the team’s all-time record to .500 for the first time in franchise history.
Things have been bad in the past, but Browns fans are now witnessing on a weekly basis a team that is truly hitting rock bottom.
“Through all of this adversity, and this is as tough of adversity I think a lot of people have been through in the game of football, the team’s still staying together and fighting hard,” linebacker Demario Davis said after the game. “I give credit to all my teammates. It says a lot about their character.”
There’s not much else to say at this point, so let’s just move on to today’s Daily Dawg Tags.
Cleveland Browns news:
Browns fall to 0-10 after loss to Ravens
"The Cleveland Browns have set a franchise record, falling to 0-10 for the first time in the team’s storied history."
Browns first team since 2011 to use 3 quarterbacks in one game (ESPN)
"Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson was looking for a spark when he pulled rookie quarterback Cody Kessler in the second half of Thursday’s 28-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The spark did not come through."
Browns should have stayed with Cody Kessler (cleveland.com)
"I can understand why Hue Jackson pulled Cleveland Browns quarterback Cody Kessler in the third quarter of what became a 28-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The Browns coach was desperately trying to win his first game of the season."
Grades for Browns vs. Ravens (PFF)
"Cleveland struggles on both sides of the ball in loss to Baltimore in Week 10."
Reinvented, Reimagined: Terrelle Pryor’s Second Act (MMQB)
"The Browns are the NFL’s only winless team, but there’s a silver lining: The story of how a failed QB became Cleveland’s No. 1 wideout."
Terrelle Pryor is the only good thing about the Browns (Deadspin)
"The Cleveland Browns are improbably awful, and they’re careening face-first toward a winless season. Tonight, the Browns face the Ravens in Baltimore, their one national television appearance of the year. Ordinarily, this would be an invitation to do literally anything else with your time. But the Browns have wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, and Terrelle Pryor is worth watching."
Cris Carter: Rams blew the Jared Goff pick (CBS Sports)
"Through nine weeks of the NFL season, a total of five rookie quarterbacks have started a game this year. However, Jared Goff still isn’t one of them. Goff, who was the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, has been riding the bench since the Rams selected him in April, and it doesn’t sound like that’s going to end anytime soon."
Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro facing 4-game suspension (NFL.com)
"The Saints can hardly afford to lose bodies on defense, but that’s exactly what might happen in New Orleans. Safety Kenny Vaccaro is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs — specifically for using Adderall — a source informed of the situation told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Thursday."
Richard Sherman fined for hit on kicker (ESPN)
"Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman confirmed Thursday that he was fined $9,115 for his hit on Buffalo Bills kicker Dan Carpenter. He said he will not appeal the fine."
Goodell: Our officials do a great job, don’t need to go full-time (PFT)
"NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is skeptical that turning the league’s officials into full-time employees would improve officiating."