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Akron Beacon Journal Dec 7, 2014
Browns notebook: Motivated special teams bottle up former Browns star Josh Cribbs

Browns notebook: Motivated special teams bottle up former Browns star Josh Cribbs

CLEVELAND: Josh Cribbs said he would jump into the Dawg Pound if he scored in his return to Cleveland with the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.He eventually went back on his words, saying that would be disrespectful, but that didn’t stop the Browns from using it as motivation.“I said what I said, I put that aside,” Cribbs said. “They used that as [motivation] and boy, were they on me. They were on me all day.”The Browns’ special teams unit swarmed Cribbs on punt returns, leaving him with just four yards on three returns. He also fumbled the ball twice, but both were recovered by the...
Chronicle-Telegram Dec 7, 2014

Browns Pregame Update: 3 points of interest; important numbers; the pick

THREE-POINT STANCE (Three points of interest in today’s game) OLD FRIENDS, NEW FOES The volume makes it almost inevitable. One of the Colts who spent years with the Browns will have a profound impact on the outcome. The list of candidates is long: kick returner Joshua Cribbs, inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, running back Trent Richardson Read More...The post Browns Pregame Update: 3 points of interest; important numbers; the pick appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for...
Akron Beacon Journal Dec 6, 2014

Browns vs. Colts: Quote of the Week

“I always describe great kick returners as kind of having a NASCAR mentality, and what I mean by that is if there’s a car pileup, car crash and you’re coming through and all you see is smoke, I mean, those guys are fearless. They press the gas and they go through and they hope that they come through on the other side without hitting anything. I think that’s what great kick returners have, and Josh, obviously, he’s one of those guys.”— Browns special teams coordinator Chris Tabor on Colts returner and former Browns standout Josh Cribbs

Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts: 5 things to watch

How will the Browns stop Andrew Luck, who's putting up a league-high 31.8 points per game? Will Josh Cribbs take one to the Pound? And jump in? Will Joe Haden shut down T.Y. Hilton. These are some of the five things to watch.
Plain Dealer Dec 4, 2014
What would you do if Josh Cribbs scored for the Colts and jumped into the Dawg Pound?

What would you do if Josh Cribbs scored for the Colts and jumped into the Dawg Pound?

"If I had the opportunity to score I would jump in the Dawg Pound to honor those [fans] who helped create me," Josh Cribbs said. The former Browns fan favorite returns to Cleveland as a member of the Colts on Sunday.
Chronicle-Telegram Dec 4, 2014

Browns Notes: Josh Cribbs wishes Browns would have called him

BEREA — Week after week, Joshua Cribbs sat at home watching the Browns’ punt return follies, waiting to be called upon to help. Cleveland general manager Ray Farmer, however, never contacted him — and was indignant when his name was mentioned at a press conference. Indianapolis wound up signing Cribbs to a one-year contract Nov. Read More...The post Browns Notes: Josh Cribbs wishes Browns would have called him appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Akron Beacon Journal Dec 3, 2014

Browns report: Josh Cribbs vows Dawg Pound leap if he scores for Colts Sunday

BEREA: When Josh Cribbs “moseys” down to the Dawg Pound Sunday before his Colts take on the Browns, he will have ulterior motives.After playing eight seasons for the Browns and leaving as the franchise leader in kickoff returns, Cribbs plans to seek out old friends in the front row of the east end zone at FirstEnergy Stadium. But it will also be a scouting mission. If he returns a kick or punt for a touchdown, he vowed Wednesday to jump into the Dawg Pound and wants to make sure Browns fans will catch him.“You’ll definitely see me in the stadium hugging fans. If I had the opportunity...
News-Herald Dec 3, 2014

Cleveland Browns notes: Josh Cribbs ready to return with Colts, wants to jump into Dawg Pound

Fans upset Josh Cribbs was not even invited to Berea for a workout as the Browns' kick and punt return units failed to have an impact game after game were not alone.Cribbs was out of work in 2014 until the Colts signed him last month. On Dec. 7, he will be returning kicks and punts at FirstEnergy Stadium, but for the visitors and not the home team.
Plain Dealer Dec 3, 2014

Indianapolis Colts' Josh Cribbs says it 'ate me up' to see how poorly Cleveland Browns are in kick returns

Cribbs, who ranks third all-time in combined punt and kickoff return yardage (13,036), said he held out hope until recent weeks the Browns might sign him.

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