Daily Dawg Tags: RG3 closer to a return?


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, Nov. 24.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Hopefully you all have a great day with plenty to be thankful for.

There is a full slate of NFL games today and, thankfully, the Browns are not one of them, giving everyone a holiday respite from the continued losing.

Have a great day everyone and let’s roll right into today’s edition of the Daily Dawg Tags.

Cleveland Browns news:

RG3 should be nothing more than insurance for the Browns

"The Cleveland Browns decided that quarterback Robert Griffin III is their one player that they will designate to return from injured reserve. The questions now become what’s next and why Griffin?"

Coaching staff struggling to make adjustments

"In the midst of one of the worst Cleveland Browns seasons in history, many don’t realize that one of the team’s biggest problems is coaching."

Browns need to become Terrelle Pryor’s team

"The Cleveland Browns have been losing for so long that many veterans are standing in the way of a culture change. The Browns need to be Terrelle Pryor’s team."

The Browns are losing but everyone is freaking out for wrong reasons (cleveland.com)

"Eleven losses into an 16-game season, many of the conversation points around the Browns continue to confuse. Maybe everyone – fans and media – are just worn down. It’s one thing to talk tanking in the spring, and another to live it in the fall. But this is it people. You should take it. But you have to understand it."

Offense needs to give Corey Coleman a chance to succeed (ohio.com)

"Browns coach Hue Jackson knows rookie Corey Coleman never lacks confidence, even when he sizes himself up against elite wide receivers from other teams like Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers or Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants."

NFL news:

Blair Walsh Syndrome: why NFL kickers are playing afraid (The Guardian)

"Players across the league are missing kicks they should make with ease. Has an infamous blooper from last season got into their heads?"

Why lineman hate Thursday games (CBS Sports)

"Steelers’ Maurkice Pouncey explains why Thursday games are brutal for linemen."

Bruce Arians unhappy with rookie Robert Nkemdiche (NFL.com)

"For the third time in four years, the Arizona Cardinals are getting precious little return on their first-round draft investment. Defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche, the team’s top draft pick in 2016, has been a healthy scratch the past two games after playing just 51 snaps in the first nine weeks of the season. “Talent, not an issue,” coach Bruce Arians explained Wednesday, via the team’s official website. “Maturity is. It’s just maturing.”"

Top 25 cornerbacks this season (PFF)

"Let’s take a look at the top 25 corners this season as we head into Thanksgiving. This list doesn’t just run according to Pro Football Focus’ overall grades, but makes subjective adjustments for role, playing time, and opponent."