Kick Returners Are Getting Screwed By The New Pro Bowl Rules

The big news to come out of yesterday's announcement is that the Pro Bowl is switching to a draft format instead of the old conference-vs.-conference setup. But there were a mess of new rules tacked on, and one of them will cost certain players some big money. » 8/01/13 11:05am 8/01/13 11:05am

Eliminating Kickoffs Would Ruin Football, According To A Kicker And A…

Yesterday, we discussed the possibility that the NFL will do away with kickoffs and instead institute a punt-or-4th-and-long option. On its face, the idea seems logical, maybe even preferable, if not necessarily a top-priority reform. The NFL can frame it as an issue of player safety, but truthfully, the increasing… » 12/08/12 10:30am 12/08/12 10:30am

Somehow Josh Cribbs Woke Up And Walked Away From This Brutal…

On a day the NFL celebrated the end of its most pressing controversy, its lingering one rose again to prominence as Browns returner Josh Cribbs took a brutal hit from Dannell Ellerbe at the end of a first quarter punt return and lay motionless on the turf during tonight's Cleveland-Baltimore game at M&T Bank Stadium. » 9/27/12 9:05pm 9/27/12 9:05pm

Josh Cribbs Organized A Kent State Fan Road Trip To Watch The College…

As Kent State and Arkansas get under way in the College World Series, let's pause for a moment to discuss something we actually like. Josh Cribbs, Cleveland Browns kickoff return wizard and Kent State alum, organized a bus trip for the Kent State family, shuttling diehard baseball fans 14 hours to Omaha, Nebraska, the … » 6/16/12 5:45pm 6/16/12 5:45pm

Josh Cribbs Goes To War Against The Tyranny Of Meter Maids

A couple of weeks ago, Browns receiver Josh Cribbs received a ticket for parking his Mercedes at an expired meter in Cleveland Heights. He protested immediately that the meter still had time left, posting a photo of his ticket next to the meter showing 8 minutes remaining. Police say they don't know when the picture… » 6/30/11 4:45pm 6/30/11 4:45pm