2015 Strength of Schedule - CLE
Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.
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Sunday, May 10, 2015, 1:44pm
Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo's intro to Johnny Manziel has been encouraging.
"Johnny's been great,'' DeFilippo said after the second rookie camp practice Saturday. "He's been fantastic. What he wants to talk about, before he stepped foot back in this building is his business. All I know is Johnny the football player, and he's been awesome. He's been working hard, very hard with myself and (quarterbacks coach Kevin O'Connell), and doing what we want him to do on the field."
Hard enough to become a successful NFL quarterback?
"All I know is this: From the moment he stepped in this building from the last two weeks, he's been nothing but a consummate professional,'' DeFilippo said. "He's spent every hour that he's been allowed to spend in this building. We give them worksheets every Tuesday and every Friday, and they're done to the unbelievable detail that we need an NFL quarterback to do. From that standpoint, like I said I can't predict the future, but all I can do is tell you right now Johnny Manziel is putting himself in a position to be a quarterback in the NFL."
There is certainly opportunity in Cleveland for playing time, but it isn't a great situation for a young quarterback given the unexciting receiving options (namely Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline, who combined to catch two touchdowns last season). By all accounts, it does appear that Manziel is on his way to turning his career around. He finished a rehab program, moved to the suburbs and has earned praise from his teammates and coordinator.
Posted by Andy Rioux
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 6:05pm
Week 17 – Dwayne Bowe vs. San Diego Chargers
A lost season for Dwayne Bowe continued last Sunday in Pittsburgh, with Bowe hauling in six passes for 57 yards as the Chiefs lost 20-12. Bowe failed to find the end zone yet again, which is appalling given he is supposed to be Kansas City’s top receiver. Of course, it’s also not surprising, as Bowe has done all he can in recent years to lose the trust of fantasy owners. Anyone hoping to capture a championship or score some money in a daily league this weekend should not be counting on Bowe.