The Scabs of Winter

The scab conceals what is underneath, which is usually worse. When the crust is ripped away, the blood rushes to the surface and the first thought is, “Shit. I shouldn’t have touched it.” That’s kind of what the Cleveland Browns have become after a perfect 16-loss season—the oozing pustules of the NFL. It was close…

The Loser Bowl

I’m nervous—but cautiously optimistic. Since I became a diehard Browns fan three years ago, I’ve never been this close to a perfect season. In fact, if it happens, the 25+ year run of the Loser Bowl will come to an end, because, really—what can top this? Dave and I have been picking the team that…