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Get the latest news and analysis about the Cleveland Browns from Mary Kay Cabot, Dan Labbe, Scott Patsko, Ashley Bastock and special guests on cleveland.com

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Get the latest news and analysis about the Cleveland Browns from Mary Kay Cabot, Dan Labbe, Scott Patsko, Ashley Bastock and special guests on cleveland.com

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Episodes

What will it mean for the Browns if Joe Thomas to make the Hall of Fame?

2/8/2023
Thursday night we will find out if Joe Thomas will be going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer. Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe discuss Thomas' legacy and what it would mean for the Browns for Thomas to earn the game's highest honor. Before they get to Thomas, Mary Kay updates us on what's happening in Arizona and what she has been working on. Ashley also tells us about her story on the Kelce brothers. The three then discuss the storylines of the Super Bowl and what...

Duration:00:25:37

What will it take for Deshaun Watson to get mentioned with elite quarterbacks again? Hey, Mary Kay!

2/7/2023
Mary Kay Cabot's week at the Super Bowl continues on Tuesday and she starts off Tuesday's Orange and Brown Talk Podcast by recapping Opening night and more with Dan Labbe. What was the environment like and what stories is she chasing? Then, Mary Kay and Dan go through questions from Football Insider subscribers. Why do national writers and analysts mostly ignore Deshaun Watson when they discuss the league's best quarterbacks? Does Kevin Stefanski need to show more personality? Which Browns...

Duration:00:42:41

How long will it take for Browns defenders to pick up on Jim Schwartz's scheme? Hey, Mary Kay!

2/6/2023
Mary Kay Cabot is in Arizona for Super Bowl week and she checks in for the Hey, Mary Kay! edition of the Orange and Brown Talk Podcast, starting off by laying out what her week will look like and what she's looking forward to. Then, Mary Kay and Dan Labbe get into questions from our Football Insider subscribers. How long will it take the Browns to pick up Jim Schwartz's scheme? What changes with Schwartz as the coordinator if many of the pieces are the same? Are we sure pass catcher is the...

Duration:00:42:37

Browns dodgeball draft: Picking the perfect teams

2/3/2023
The Browns were well-represented in the Pro Bowl games on Thursday night, including in dodgeball, where Myles Garrett was one of the last players eliminated. It got us thinking: if you could draft the perfect Browns dodgeball team, who would you take? So we did it. Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe each draft a team of Browns players for a 5-man dodgeball team. How will each drafter prioritize players? Will they favor athleticism over power? Will they look for the most strategic...

Duration:00:47:17

Browns core players: The offensive and defensive lines, wide receiver and more

2/2/2023
We have been rolling out core player posts the last two weeks and, on Thursday's Orange and Brown Talk Podcast, Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe are talking through some of the core players. Are Donovan Peoples-Jones and Jedrick Wills core players? Who are some young receivers who could step up? What young player on the defensive line most intrigues them? Is Jerome Ford the next kick returner -- and the next Kareem Hunt? They go through receiver, both lines, the backfield and...

Duration:00:45:16

Is receiver or edge rusher more important than defensive tackle for the Browns?

2/1/2023
You can only pick one: defensive tackle, edge rusher or wide receiver. Which position would you choose for the Browns this offseason? It's one of four Browns questions Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe answer on Wednesday's Orange and Brown Talk. They make a case for why each position is the right answer before they move on. The other questions include: Which of a group of players is most likely to return next season? Who will make their first Pro Bowl in 2023? Share a Tom Brady...

Duration:00:41:13

What would have to happen next season for Browns to consider a regime change? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/31/2023
The Browns had a disappointing season in 2022, going 7-10 and missing the playoffs for a second consecutive season. It cost defensive coordinator Joe Woods his job, but head coach Kevin Stefanski and GM Andrew Berry seem secure, at least for now. What would change that? That's just one question from our Football Insider subscribers on Tuesday's Part 2 of the Hey, Mary Kay! podcast. Mary Kay Cabot and Dan Labbe also discuss how the Browns will address their roster and what additions they need...

Duration:00:36:04

What separates the Browns from the league's top contenders? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/30/2023
The Browns are once again watching the playoffs from home, including Sunday's AFC and NFC Championship Games. So, how close are the Browns to the teams who competed this weekend? It's one of the questions our Football Insider subscribers had on Monday's Hey, Mary Kay! edition of the podcast. Mary Kay Cabot and Dan Labbe answer that question and more. They discuss Amari Cooper's contract and how the Browns could approach it this offseason. Then they get into how the front office managed to...

Duration:00:44:46

Browns MVP, most disappointing player, defining moment and more: Orange and Brown Talk Awards

1/27/2023
It's awards season. We're back with our third annual Orange and Brown Talk awards, reflecting on the 2022 season by handing out awards across multiple categories. Mary Kay Cabot, Doug Lesmerises, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe nominate players and vote for winners in the following categories: Most Valuable Player Most Disappointing Player Rookie of the Year Most Improved Player Player Most Likely to Break Out in 2023 Best Offseason Acquisition Worst Offseason Acquisition Defining Moment...

Duration:02:04:08

Should Kevin Stefanski continue calling plays and more Browns questions

1/26/2023
It's the question that never goes away: Should Kevin Stefanski call the plays or should he let someone else do it so he can take over the CEO role? Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe answer three Browns questions on Thursday's Orange and Brown Talk podcast and they start with Stefanski's role as playcaller. What are the pros and cons to him calling and not calling the plays and who would do it if he did give it up? Then they discuss the 2022 rookie class and which player could make...

Duration:00:30:24

Should Myles Garrett have been in the Defensive Player of the Year Top 3?

1/25/2023
Browns defensive end Myles Garrett didn't make it as one of the Top 3 finalists for the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year award. Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe begin Wednesday's podcast by discussing whether Garrett should have made it and why he sometimes gets overlooked for what he does as an edge rusher. Then they take a look at the first few core player posts that have gone up at cleveland.com/browns. They start with Dan's secondary post and discuss whether Greg Newsome II...

Duration:00:41:05

How will an offense centered on Deshaun Watson impact Nick Chubb? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/24/2023
The Browns will be all-in building their offense around quarterback Deshaun Watson in 2023. How will it impact Nick Chubb's usage? That's one question our Football Insider subscribers had in Part 2 of our Hey, Mary Kay! podcast on Tuesday's Orange and Brown Talk Podcast. Mary Kay Cabot and Dan Labbe answer questions from subscribers about Chubb, Stefanski and how he'll manage calling plays or Deshaun Watson, how close the Browns are to the Bengals on a talent level, assistant coach movement...

Duration:00:40:40

How close are the Browns to the teams we saw in the Divisional Round? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/23/2023
The Bengals and Chiefs advanced to the AFC Championship game this weekend and the Eagles and 49ers advanced to the NFC Championship game. Browns fans, once again, were left watching, wondering what could have been as their team missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season. How close are the Browns to making a playoff run? Should that be the expectation next season? Mary Kay Cabot answers questions from our Football Insider subscribers on Part 1 of our Hey, Mary Kay! podcast. Mary...

Duration:00:37:15

Would DeAndre Hopkins fit with the Browns? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/19/2023
A lot has happened since Part 1 of the Hey, Mary Kay! podcast from earlier this week, but finally here is the long-awaited Part 2. Recorded before the Jim Schwartz hire, Mary Kay Cabot and Dan Labbe discuss a number of Browns topics brought up by our Football Insider subscribers. They get into whether DeAndre Hopkins would be a fit in Cleveland if the Cardinals trade him and if it would even be possible to get him here. Then they talk about John Johnson III's future with the Browns and if he...

Duration:00:33:56

How Jim Schwartz will impact Myles Garrett and the Browns pass rush

1/18/2023
The Browns introduced their new defensive coordinator on Wednesday. Jim Schwartz held a press conference at the team's practice facility. After the press conference, Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe looked back on what Schwartz had to say. They discuss how hiring Schwartz will impact Myles Garrett and what the Browns need to add to their pass rush. Then they go through their takeaways. How will Schwartz change the discipline on the defensive side of the ball? How will Schwartz...

Duration:00:24:34

Browns turn to Jim Schwartz to fix their defense: Everything you need to know

1/18/2023
The Browns are hiring Jim Schwartz as their defensive coordinator, choosing the longtime coordinator and former head coach of the Lions to succeed Joe Woods. Mary Kay Cabot, Ashley Bastock and Dan Labbe open our podast by reacting to the hiring of Schwartz's defense. Why was he the choice? What does it mean for the current players on the roster? What are Andrew Berry's priorities now for this offseason? Then Lance Reisland joins the show to explain Schwartz's scheme. Who does it help and who...

Duration:00:38:51

Joe Thomas talks with Mary Kay Cabot about the mental strain of losing, the Hall of Fame and more

1/17/2023
Former Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is up for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the first time this year and he has a chance to become a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer. In this special edition of the Orange and Brown Talk Podcast, Thomas talks with Mary Kay Cabot about all things Browns. They cover: His eligibility for the Hall of Fame. Dealing with the mental strain of losing. Joel Bitonio and his Hall-of-Fame potential. His time with Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon and Justin Gilbert. The...

Duration:01:01:08

How much does Kevin Stefanski's longterm future impact the Browns defensive coordinator hire? Hey, Mary Kay!

1/16/2023
The Browns are searching for a new defensive coordinator and the interview process is moving along as the search stretches into its second week. We have a two-part Hey, Mary Kay! edition of the Orange and Brown Talk podcast and in Monday's Part One, Mary Kay answers questions about the defensive coordinator search. What impact does Deshaun Watson have on the search? Will Kevin Stefanski's longterm outlook have an impact on whether someone takes the job or not? What are the priorities for the...

Duration:00:30:33

Bonus NFL playoffs preview pod: Prop bets for the weekend, game picks and Super Bowl picks

1/13/2023
The NFL playoffs start this weekend and we're bringing you a special bonus edition of the Orange and Brown Talk Podcast. Mary Kay Cabot, Doug Lesmerises and Mary Kay Cabot preview the weekend ahead. They offer up prop bets and picks they like in this weekend's games. Then they go through each game and make their picks. Then Dan and Doug make their Super Bowl picks. Who will win each conference? Who will win the championship? Want to get involved in Football Insider? Click here for more info...

Duration:01:00:06

Who is most to blame for the Browns missing the playoffs in 2022? Orange and Brown Talk Roundtable

1/13/2023
We asked our Football Insider subscribers on Thursday a series of Browns questions, leading with who is most to blame for the Browns missing the playoffs this season? On Friday's Orange and Brown Talk podcast, we reveal their answers and we give our own in an offseason roundtable. Mary Kay Cabot, Doug Lesmerises, Ashley Bastock, Irie Harris and Dan Labbe discuss all things Browns in this roundtable discussion. Questions answered also include: How much confidence do you have in Deshaun Watson...

Duration:01:07:42