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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Browns close out transaction season ranked fifth in TLOD power rankings

This is the only time of year power rankings make a little sense.

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#HeyTony: What is going on at the Browns defensive tackle position?

Despite public love for released Sheldon Richardson, the Browns have added four new defensive tackles in four days, jeopardizing the veteran’s return.

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Browns GM Andrew Berry dips his toe in troubled waters with his first controversial acquisition

In a low-risk signing, Berry is taking a chance on Malik McDowell, a talented defensive tackle with a several law violations in his troubled past.

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Browns defensive-heavy offseason puts the pressure on coordinator Joe Woods

He was dealt a short hand last year, but he has aces under heading into 2021.

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Browns conclude draft with three more defensive players, an offensive tackle and an all-purpose specialist

GM Andrew Berry wound up drafting eight players and acquiring a 2022 fourth-round pick.

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Speed was the theme of the Browns’ second day of the draft

A speedy linebacker and a receiver with world-class speed were the second-day picks.

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Browns shatter analytics stereotype by trading up for linebacker in second round

They considered Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah in the first round, also.

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Andrew Berry delivers another key defensive player in first round of draft

Browns grab Northwestern cornerback Greg Newsome with 26th pick of first round.

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Browns mock draft 10.0: Barring a trade-up, highest-ranked defensive player on board is the choice

For the third time in 10 mock drafts, Christian Barmore falls to Browns.

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#HeyTony: What would it cost for the Browns to move up for a lockdown cornerback?

Assuming Alabama’s Patrick Surtain will go to the Cowboys at No. 10, Jaycee Horn of South Carolina will be close behind.

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Three years after being the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Baker Mayfield and the Browns are right where they need to be

Their journey may have been rocky at times, but Mayfield and the Browns are poised for a longer playoff run.

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Browns mock draft 9.0: Relentless pursuit of cornerback continues

Trade up to No. 20 (again) secures Browns CB4.

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Browns draft: It’s time to search for Baker Mayfield’s future backup

Unless his contract is greatly reduced, Case Keenum’s second year in Cleveland could be his last.

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The Browns should ‘follow the science’ and be the first NFL team to voluntarily eliminate off-season field work

The opportunity is there for this professed progressive football organization to be an industry leader.

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