Tony Grossi

Tony Grossi covers the Cleveland Browns for 850 ESPN Cleveland and The Land on Demand. A 35-year veteran covering football in Cleveland, Tony is 1 of 48 members on the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee. A graduate of Ohio University's Scripps School of Journalism, Grossi has accomplished much in his career, including covering 35 Super Bowls and 34 NFL Drafts. He has been dubbed "The General of The 100Years War." Enjoy writing from one of the best in the business below...

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Anthony Schwartz’ speed fills void of Odell Beckham Jr.’s absence from Browns offense

The rookie’s smashing NFL debut made it an easier call to slow down OBJ’s return.

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Kevin Stefanski nips drama in the bud and declares Odell Beckham Jr. out for Sunday

The coach wanted ‘clarity’ to focus on game-planning and practicing for the 1-0 Texans.

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Cleveland Browns scouting report: Houston Texans

Tyrod Taylor, Baker Mayfield’s original tutor with the Browns, makes his first return to Cleveland as Texans quarterback.

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What role did the Arrowhead Stadium crowd play in the Browns’ demise?

A full house in the NFL’s loudest stadium helped to unravel the Browns in the second half.

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Browns implosion at the end underscores the true gap between them and the Chiefs

Mistakes in the second half undermined a near-perfect first half.

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Browns errors lead to second-half collapse in Kansas City and another Game 1 loss

Instant takeaways from Browns' 33-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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As Browns begin a new journey, it’s all about ‘team’

Browns finally can unveil their new, speedy defense in rematch against high-scoring Chiefs.

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Browns’ upgraded speed on defense gets supreme test in Game 1 against Chiefs

Expect Kevin Stefanski to game-plan offensively for a shootout.

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One big difference in the Kansas City game nobody’s talking about

Kevin Stefanski’s first game back from COVID was not a pretty picture.

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Cleveland Browns scouting report: Kansas City Chiefs

Completely rebuilt offensive line awaits Myles Garrett, Jadeveon Clowney & Co.

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My predictions for the 2021 Browns

A division title is the reachable next step, but how much after that is beyond my crystal ball.

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Mini-byes are positioned perfectly for Browns to tackle longest regular-season ever

With their regular bye week coming late in December, the Browns can take advantage of two mini-byes to recharge over the haul of 17 games.

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Browns start practice squad with 10 of their own, plus QB Nick Mullens

Mullens has experience in the similar Kyle Shanahan offense.

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Making the Browns’ initial roster is not the end of the comeback story of Malik McDowell, only the beginning

The behemoth defensive lineman vows to not ‘let anybody down,’ especially Browns GM Andrew Berry.

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Meet your 2021 Cleveland Browns … for now

GM Andrew Berry and coach Kevin Stefanski each stressed the roster is fluid and may change over the next few days.

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