Numbers Worth Considering for the Browns
There are all kinds of different ways to measure where a player or team is in a given season. Since the Cleveland Browns are on their bye week, it's worth checking out where the team and some of its players are in a few different categories to get a sense of what they've done, how they performing and perhaps what's to come in the future.
Benching Greg Robinson Swaps One Weakness for Another
Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com is reporting that Cleveland Browns left tackle Greg Robinson is either benched or is in serious jeopardy to get there. And if it happens, the Browns likely move to Kendall Lamm, which could help in one area but is a major weakness in another.
Reported Moves Would Only Make John Dorsey Look Desperate
The Cleveland Browns have been linked to a number of big and ultimately desperate moves, including potentially firing the head coach and trying to pry Trent Williams away from the Washington Redskins. Should such a move happen, it would only make the one making them look bad.
3 Questions that John Dorsey Should've Been Asked
Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey is set to have a press conference during the bye week as is traditionally the case. There are a handful of questions and subjects that could've been really illuminating on the state of the Browns going forward and their plans the rest of this year.
Browns need more from the Defensive Interior
The Cleveland Browns have gotten plenty out of their defensive ends in Myles Garrett and Olivier Vernon, but the defensive tackles haven't been as good as expected to this point, have played worse than their careers suggest they are able, need to play better for this defense to take the leap to becoming a great defense.
Steelers Suffer Another Major Loss with Season-ending Injury to Stephon Tuitt
While getting a win on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers that put them back in the AFC North race, the Pittsburgh Steelers suffered another big loss with a season-ending injury to Stephon Tuitt, who suffered a torn pec in the game.