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  1. Week 5 ranks reactions: Browns RBs

    Eric Karabell

    While much of the talk surrounding the Cleveland Browns in early September centered on a quarterback who has yet to complete a pass and a wide receiver who remains two months away from catching one, there is fantasy relevant news for this squad. Run...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. What's RB Crowell's primary weakness?

    Tom Carpenter

    We noted earlier this week that Cleveland Browns RBs coach Wilbert Montgomery said that Ben Tate will start in Week 5, following their Week 4 bye, as he returns from his knee injury. Part of the reasoning Montgomery gave was that Tate's experience...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  3. Will Ben Tate start upon return?

    Joe Kaiser

    Rookies Terrence West and Isaiah Crowell have had to carry the load in Cleveland's backfield ever since starter Ben Tate went down with a Week 1 knee injury, and they've managed to split time back there fairly evenly. While West has had more carri...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Already Crowell's time in Cleveland?

    Joe Kaiser

    Now that Cleveland's starting running back Ben Tate (knee) is expected to miss at least two weeks, it'll be up to rookies Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell to carry the load in the Browns backfield. While West received the bulk of the carries when Tat...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. Backfield breakdown entering Week 2

    Eric Karabell

    While injuries could potentially leave a few starting running backs unable to play in Week 2 (Ben Tate, Doug Martin), clearly one of the situations to watch will be Thursday night, when the Baltimore Ravens meet the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. I predi...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  6. How will Browns split carries?

    Tom Carpenter

    Those of us who held on to Ben Tate for years in keeper leagues, while he battled injuries as a backup to Arian Foster with the Houston Texans, thought we would get paid off once he scampered off to the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  7. Will Tate or West lead the way?

    Over the weekend, we examined one NFL writer's thoughts on whether Ben Tate will be able to hold off rookie third-rounder Terrance West to be the lead rusher in the Cleveland Browns backfield this season. The expectation is that both running back...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  8. Who'll be Cleveland's starting RB?

    Joe Kaiser

    Veteran newcomer Ben Tate and rookie Terrance West will enter training camp later this month in what figures to be a serious battle for Cleveland's starting running back job. But who will come out on top? On Friday,'s Vic Carucci broke dow...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  9. Will Cleveland be able to run the ball?

    Joe Kaiser

    When Cleveland traded away Trent Richardson early last season and put the ball in the hands of 33-year-old veteran Willis McGahee, two things were clear: 1) that as bad as the running game was, it wasn't much worse than it was with Richardson, and 2)...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  10. How will Tate, West split carries?

    Tom Carpenter

    When the Cleveland Browns signed free agent Ben Tate, it looked like he was finally ready to step out of the shadow of Arian Foster in Houston and make a mark as the undisputed featured running back in Cleveland. However, the Browns drafted Terrance ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  11. Tate's injuries not a concern for Browns?

    Tom Carpenter

    With three seasons of NFL game action under his belt, Ben Tate has limited mileage for a 25-year-old running back, who has averaged 4.7 yards per carry. That's partly because he has worked as a backup to Arian Foster, but also due to a lengthy injury...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  12. Impact of Ben Tate's injury history

    Tom Carpenter

    As long had been expected, the Cleveland Browns signed free-agent running back Ben Tate over the weekend. Tate was the consensus top running back on the free-agent market this offseason, but in recent years the value of running backs has diminished, ...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  13. Browns lead for Ben Tate?

    Ben Tate leads the crop of free agent running backs in 2014. Though he's been injured in the past, he's 25 years old and has performed well in Houston when given the chance. We checked in on Tate earlier this week, noting that the Titans, Jets, and B...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  14. Checking on Tate's free agency

    Tom Carpenter

    Free agent Ben Tate is the consensus top running back option on the free-agent market this offseason. He has pluses (talent, low mileage) and minuses (has had trouble staying healthy), so it's difficult to gauge exactly what sort of a contract he wil...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  15. Early look at Ben Tate's FA value

    Tom Carpenter

    On Wednesday, the Houston Texans placed Ben Tate on injured reserve due to his linger rib injuries, formally ending his 2013 campaign and likely his tenure with the franchise. "In all probability, running back Ben Tate has played his last game wit...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  16. NFL - How to bet Houston-Jacksonville on Thursday night

    Jeff Gold

    ESPN Insider's panel of Vegas experts weighs in on how to bet the Houston-Jacksonville game Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013