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the web in today’s dose of the Daily Dawg Chow.” />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesDawgs EDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options for:Daily Dawg Chow: Browns news (5/8/19)TwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailPhoto by Julio Aguilar/Getty ImagesCleveland Browns:“Beating Ohio State changed life of new Browns QB David Blough in more ways than one” (CantonRep) – “He did live to earn a degree in computer technology David Njoku Jersey , to inspire people with cheerful resolve, and to guarantee a Boilermaker win over Ohio State.”“Browns cut Ashton Lampkin, Xavier Woodson-Luster” (PFT) – “The Browns waived defensive back Ashton Lampkin and linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster, according to the NFL’s official transactions.”“Odell Beckham Jr. is an ambassador to the new NFL Academy in London” (Plain Dealer) – “The academy, announced Tuesday by the NFL, hopes to give young people in the UK a chance to play American football and work in the sport in various capacities.”“A second look at the Browns’ 2019 schedule Larry Ogunjobi Color Rush Jersey , after the draft” (WKNR) – “After Tuesday, any veterans that switch teams do not count in the incomprehensible formula determining compensatory draft picks for the 2020 season.”NFL:“Buccaneers’ Jason Pierre-Paul could reportedly miss 2019 season due to neck fracture after car accident” (CBS) – “Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash last week may be worse than previously assumed.”“XFL may not test for marijuana” (PFT) – “The XFL will be different from the NFL in multiple ways. In one specific way, the XFL could be very different. Via SI.com, XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck would ‘prefer not to test for marijuana.’”“The Inside Story of the Rams’ Super Bowl Defense” (MMQB) – “A big screen hangs on the front wall closest to the door, and on the side walls hang large action-shot photos from McVay’s playing days at Miami (Ohio).”“Namath: Drinking kicked my butt for long time” (ESPN) – “The former New York Jets star says he drank excessively because a voice in his head told him to. To combat the urge, Namath came up with a name for the voice: Slick.” Four rookie quarterbacks started in the same week for only the second time in NFL history in Week 4. None of them earned a win.Cleveland’s Baker Mayfield and Arizona’s Josh Rosen came close. Both of their teams lost by a field goal. Buffalo’s Josh Allen had the worst game of the group in a shutout loss. Sam Darnold and the Jets didn’t have a chance against Jacksonville.Mayfield was 21 of 41 for 295 yards Sheldrick Redwine Jersey , two touchdowns and two interceptions in a 45-42 overtime loss at Oakland. He came off the bench to lead the Browns to a rare win the previous game against the Jets.Rosen also made his first start, going 15 of 27 for 180 yards and one TD in a 20-17 loss to Seattle.Allen was 16 of 33 for 151 yards and two picks in a 22-0 loss to Green Bay. He led the Bills to a stunning upset at Minnesota a week earlier.Darnold was 17 of 34 for 167 yards and one TD in a 31-12 loss to the Jaguars.Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson got four carries in a win against the Steelers so all five quarterbacks picked in the first round played the same week. When Mayfield and Rosen made their debuts in Week 3, it was the first time five first-round quarterbacks played within the first three games of a season.Here’s a look inside more numbers going into Week 5:BREEZING PAST PEYTON: Drew Brees needs 201 yards passing yards when New Orleans hosts the Redskins on Monday to surpass Peyton Manning (71,940) and Brett Favre (71,838) for most passing yards in NFL history. Brees (496) and Brady (497) are close to joining Manning and Favre as the only members of the 500 touchdown passes club.GETTING OFFENSIVE: The totals for points (3,030) http://www.brownsfanshop.com/Sione-Takitaki-Jersey , touchdowns (344) and touchdown passes (228) are all the highest through the first four weeks of a season.PASSING LEAGUE: The 12 individual performances of at least 400 yards is the most through the first four weeks. The five individual 400-yard passing performances in Week 4 were the most ever in a single week.PARITY: The average margin of victory has been 9.9 points and 38 games have been decided by eight points or fewer, the most ever through four weeks. Six games in Week 4 had the winning points scored in the final 10 seconds of the fourth quarter or overtime.FLYING HIGH: The Rams can become the fifth team to score at least 30 points in each of their first five games to start a season. Three of the previous four teams to accomplish the feat reached the Super Bowl.MAGNIFICENT MAHOMES: Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has 14 TD passes and no interceptions. Peyton Manning holds the record to start a season with 20 TDs and no picks.ADAM’S MARK: Vikings receiver Adam Thielen has at least 100 yards receiving yards in the first four games. Only two players have done it in the first five: Charley Hennigan (1961) and Bob Boyd (1954).
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