The Browns won 3 more games in 2014 than they did in 2013. The team started off hot at 6-3 and even got to 7-4 before the bottom fell out at the end of November.
It wasn’t all bad for the 2014 Browns. Here’s a fun look at the season, by the numbers.
1 – Number of games Browns won after Josh Gordon returned from a 10-game suspension
2 – Number of starts for rookie QB Johnny Manziel
3 – Number of receiving TDs by WR Travis Benjamin (led team), number of starting QBs used and win improvement from 2013
4 – Rushing TD differential in 2014: Browns 17, Opponents 13 as well as number of rushing TDs for Terrance West and Ben Tate
5 – Number of games lost to end the season
6 – Number of interceptions recorded by safety Tashaun Gipson
7 – Number of wins in…
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TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers tried to make it work with Dion Waiters. They couldn’t wait any longer.
Cleveland traded the shooting guard to Oklahoma City on Monday night and acquired guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks in a three-team deal.
A disappointing 19-16 after losing at Philadelphia, the Cavs dealt Waiters to the Thunder in exchange for Oklahoma City’s protected 2015 first-round pick. Also, the Cavs sent reserves Lou Amundson and Alex Kirk and their 2019 second-round pick to the Knicks, who are 5-32 and desperate to clear salary-cap space.
New York also received forward Lance Thomas from Oklahoma City.
The Cavs have been ravaged by injuries in superstar LeBron James’ first season back in Cleveland and needed to shake things up. The team had discussed moving Waiters, the No. 4 overall pick, over the past two years and…
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