The Observer

NFL playoffs nearing their end

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor January 20, 2017

The NFL playoffs are in full swing, and while the first few games were boring even to the most hardcore of fans, the excitement level has really picked up as the teams get closer to the ultimate prize....

Smith: Unsung patriots

Smith: Unsung patriots

Kevin Smith, Columnist September 9, 2016

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick has transformed from NFL quarterback to a walking political talking point over the last couple of weeks. In case you missed it, he has refused to stand for the...

Super Bowl, anything but predictable

JP. O'Hagan , Sports Editor February 5, 2016

With the culmination of the NFL season upon us the entire football fanbase and even a lot of non-football fans are gearing up for the annual tradition of watching the season’s last teams standing duke...

The most turned down invitation in sports

Billy Heyen and JP. O'Hagan February 5, 2016

Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, the back and forth sports bar style debate column. This week we are looking at why the NFL’s annual Pro Bowl, an all-star game for the top players not competing in the...

Browns head coaching search begins and ends with questions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter January 15, 2016

After another disappointing season for the Cleveland Browns ended this year, the Browns finished with a record of just three wins and 13 losses. As has become customary with the team, this meant firing...

A stark look at the upcoming NFL season

Taylor Moran, Director of Business Operations September 11, 2015

With the new NFL season kicking off this weekend, there are always interesting storylines across the league to pay attention to over the next 17 weeks. I’ve been a huge fan of football since 2008,...

Browns May See Playoffs

Noah Crowley , Contributing Reporter August 28, 2015

In most of our lifetimes, the Browns have had only two winning seasons. This season, the team looks promising, particularly with young quarterback Johnny “Johnny Football” Manziel’s improvements. One...

Cleveland’s Superheros?

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter October 10, 2014

Mike Pettine came to the Browns with a vision of establishing an identity: a tough-nosed, bruising squad that would seek to overpower its opponents. As a former defensive coordinator, many assumed it would...

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