In a final breakdown of the 2013 NFL draft, Brendan Leister goes over the Browns' performance.
James Carpenter and Bruce Irvin in the first round in Seattle
Scott Raab wasn't enthused this morning after the Browns' draft. Craig is cautiously optimistic about the value and strategy. Both finish by saying, "We'll see."
The Browns’ strategy and value
Scott’s dismayed by the Browns draft
Attacking the quarterback vs. filling defensive backfield
Are the corners really too short?
20+ players are going into their second year
15+ third year players
Joe Banner and his credit for success
Should the Browns have traded their fourth rounder to the Steelers?
What are the Browns’ goals for wins in 2013
Re-hiring Mike Brown and Scott likes it
Doing due diligence on Phil Jackson
Mike Brown growing and changing
Halftime adjustments and getting better
Dave Bryan from SteelersDepot.com helped me break down what everyone in the AFC North did in the first round of the draft.
Barkevious Mingo and how quickly he can make an impact
Ray Horton and whether he can teach these guys the system
Jabaal Sheard converting
Paul Kruger and Desmond Bryant and their implementation into the defense
Ahtyba Rubin and his future
Paul Kruger’s brother Joe Kruger
Steelers pick of Jarvis Jones
Can Jarvis Jones set the edge in the NFL?
Is there a bigger winner than Andy Dalton?
Tyler Eifert and the Cincinnati Bengals
The departure of Ed Reed and the call for Matt Elam
Ozzie Newsome and the Ravens strike again?
Brendan Leister has been working his tail off since December getting all the draft info together that you can possibly handle at DraftBrowns.com - He shares a little bit with us.
Kenny Vaccaro from Texas
Tyler Eifert and whether the Browns could take him
Dion Jordan and just how good he can be
Barkevious Mingo and whether he’ll be a better pass rusher than Jordan
Bust potential in the top ten Sharrif Floyd
Value later in this draft?
Tight end, safety and corners
Offensive skill positions and what the Browns might do
Andy Dalton and quarterback purgatory
Dee Milliner and the injury situation
Nate Ulrich's first appearance on the podcast was a good one. We talk about what it's like to be a beat writer, and also some more specifics about what to expect from the Browns on Thursday.
Covering the Browns and how it’s been over the last four years
Jimmy Haslam’s approval at the ownership group
Pilot Flying J scandal
The layers of management in Berea
Fan negativity and paranoia and distancing yourself from it in the professional capacity
Solving pass rush or corner first?
Rob Chudzinski and the read option
It's the weekly check-in with Scott Raab with plenty plenty plenty to talk about with the bombings, firings and FBI investigation that all occurred last week.
Houston Astros in the American League
The Boston Marathon news playing out online
New York Post and their mis-identified suspects
The terror of the citizens of Boston
Milking the emotion of the audience
Cable news vs. Twitter vs. Reddit for news attention
Crowd-sourcing on Reddit
False Flag conspiracy theories
Jimmy Haslam and his FBI investigation
Will Jimmy Haslam own the Browns this time next year?
John Compton and his outlook on being replaced
In a vacuum, Jimmy Haslam would have been a good owner
Phil Jackson is coming to Cleveland!
Would you run Chris Grant out for Phil Jackson?
Analytics and Mike Brown
Who made the call on Byron Scott’s firing?
Andrew and I talked about Byron Scott before we talked about Pearl Jam. Then I posted the podcasts out of order. Talk about trippy!
Byron Scott and his firing with the Cavs
Losing with a lack of style
Camp Scott and running his players ragged
Jason Lloyd’s article about player complaints
Metrics and Byron Scott
Was Byron willing to listen to the front office?
Mike Brown and the potential for his second stint with the Cavaliers
Please feel free to post your favorite Pearl Jam songs in the comments. As always, these are personal lists.
State of Love and Trust
Given to Fly
Off He Goes
All or None
Given to Fly
Amongst the Waves
Jimmy Haslam and Pilot Flying J
How does it impact the Browns?
What can the NFL do for themselves?
The PR hit of having an NFL owner like Haslam
This is not a Cleveland story
Roger Goodell has to answer to Cleveland
Football fans just want to win football games
Cleveland fans inescapable obsession with ownership
At the end of this podcast we talked a bit about Jon's post about the Boston Marathon.
Jason Giambi and his lead-off homer as an Indian
Giambi’s double bird
Joe Haden and the Yahoo! reported financial scam
Kareem Abdul Jabbar and his diving show appearance
Pensions and retirement vehicles
Being trained to be a cog
Office Space and how you don’t need money not to do anything
Are fans complicit with athletes spending habits?
The NFL’s rookie symposium
Salary Caps and splitting up the pot
The NBA salary cap situation and what it should be
The quality of baseball vs. the revenues
Drafting vs. spending in free agency
Buzzfeed and their content strategy
Driving to Target with Brian
Craig lets the dogs in
Buzzfeed, Myspace and Digg
Turner buys MySpace
Marissa Meyer and Yahoo!
Cleveland Plain Dealer culture change
Social media presence and whether it’s necessary or not
Creating a buzzfeed parody
Game of Thrones premiere buzzfeed meme
Browns game recaps
Ann Coulter at a Mets game
Josh Hamilton and quitting chew
Nolan Ryan and his critiques of him quitting mid-season
Humans breaking addiction
$123 million for Josh Hamilton
Cavaliers and trying to compete this year
Kyrie Irving and the Uncle Drew campaign
Flukey injuries and Kyrie Irving
Huge leads and no-shows and blowing games
Hey everyone, this is not a typical WFNY podcast. We decided to go lifestyle with the latest episode and talk about cooking and running and stuff. We'll call it a casual Friday.
Barbecue vs. grilling
Stack the charcoal
Fuse method / wick method
Pizza kettle pizza oven
Deadspin’s grilled chicken recipe
Deadspin’s mac and cheese recipe
Cast iron skillet deep dish pizza
Running a half marathon at a slight heavier weight and losing minutes
Denny and the Big Sur marathon in California on the Pacific Coast Highway
Injuries and their tendency to linger
Age and worrying about injury
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Tom Reed makes his first appearance on the WFNY Podcast to talk to me about his journey to the Plain Dealer.