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Jets vs. Browns - Official Gameday Thread

Date: August 7, 2008 Location: Cleveland, OH
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Stadium: CBS
TV: WKYC, Ch. 3
Favorite: Browns by 4
Radio: WMMS, 100.7 FM Over/Under: 35
Weather: 76 Deg / Late Storm
Injury Report: See Below
SBN Coverage: (Jets Site Defunct) My Prediction: Browns Win

(The table layout above is credited to Pride of Detroit, our Lions' SB Nation affiliate. I'm using it until I have time to whip something up specifically for DBN.)

The Browns' first preseason game of the year will be a little overshadowed by the Jets' sudden addition of future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, who made the trip to Cleveland for a 6:00 PM press conference.

Nonetheless, our minds won't be focused on Favre, no matter how much it's talked about: we want to see what the 2008-2009 Cleveland Browns will bring to the table. We're not getting a full plate with players like Kellen Winslow and Lawrence Vickers scheduled to sit out, but the plate will still be more than satisfying.

Pre-Game Digest:

  • If you overlooked my training camp battles article posted late last night (or early this morning, in reality), then check it out.
  • A user over at the OBR posted a possible way to view the Browns / Jets game online if you are not a Cleveland resident. If you're going to try this, I suggest you try to install the software prior to the game starting.
  • If you missed it, LB Beau Bell had his knee scraped and will miss at least two weeks. With that, David McMillan will probably get more of a shot at outside linebacker since Shantee Orr will be needed at both inside and outside linebacker after D'Qwell Jackson and Andra Davis leave the game.
  • Remember, it'll shake out this way, roughly:
    1. 1st Quarter: Derek Anderson & First String
    2. 2nd Quarter: Brady Quinn & Second String
    3. 3rd Quarter: Brady Quinn & Second/Third String
    4. 4th Quarter: Ken Dorsey & Third String
  • Last, but not least, let's hope for an injury-free game.

This is the official gameday thread for the Cleveland Browns' first preseason game of the season, as they take on the New York Jets. All comments regarding the game as it goes on and immediately following the game should remain in this thread. Enjoy the game, and GO BROWNS!!!