If the Cleveland Browns win the Tremendous Bowl, count on Jim Rome to be main the championship parade.
Rome — who offered the audio over Odell Beckham Jr.’s coaching camp hype video, dubbing the Browns “America’s Crew” — has continued his staunch pro-Cleveland stance. This week, Rome launched a protracted rant on his web site Jimrome.com, laying out extra the reason why he believes the Browns will win the Tremendous Bowl after the crew’s 30-10 preseason win over the Washington Redskins.
“The one query now could be what parade route we take after we win the Tremendous Bowl. Sure, I stated we. As a result of that is America’s Crew. And so they confirmed you on Thursday evening what they’re all about,” Rome stated. “The Browns offense, I imply, America’s offense, got here out on the opening drive in opposition to Washington and went no-huddle. Not solely did they go no-huddle, however they instructed Washington they have been going to go no-huddle, they usually nonetheless carved up Washington.”
On the drive Rome is discussing, Baker Mayfield was 6 for 7 for 77 yards, tossing a landing to Rashard Higgins to conclude the scoring drive that took simply over two minutes. And, as Rome factors out, that was with out Professional Bowl receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry on the sector.
“That was devastating. And that was with out Odell and Jarvis, who didn’t play,” Rome stated. “I don’t wish to learn an excessive amount of into one drive in a single preseason recreation, however what the hell – positive I’ll. That was superior.”
Jim Rome Doubles Down on Browns Being ‘America’s Crew’
The following a part of Rome’s rant confirmed some like to the younger gun Browns who made headlines for his or her performances in opposition to the Redskins.
Rookie draft picks Mack Wilson and Grasping Williams notched interceptions, with Wilson choosing off Redskins rookie Dwayne Haskins twice, taking one to the home.
After which there was Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi, who grew to become the story of the preseason by returning a punt 86 yards for a landing that despatched the Browns right into a frenzy. Sheehy-Guiseppi now famously faked his manner right into a Browns tryout.
“Once more, it’s preseason. Nothing issues within the preseason. Nothing issues besides these highlights. These highlights are all the things. As a result of they present you a crew that isn’t terrified of the second. They know the strain that’s on them they usually confirmed up,” Rome stated. “I’ve stated it earlier than and I’ll say it once more: they don’t seem to be right here to participate, they’re right here to take over. Freaking America’s crew. I stated it final 12 months. I stated it once more this in the present day. And I’m going to maintain saying it. I really like these guys.”
Not Each Radio Host is Thrilled With Browns
Whereas Rome is clearly all-in on the Browns, one other well-known radio host has planted himself firmly on the opposite aspect of the spectrum.
Colin Cowherd has been a vocal critic of the Browns, most notably Baker Mayfield. He went after Mayfield but once more after the QB went viral for a beer chug at a Cleveland Indians recreation.
“Baker was somewhat too good at that beer chugging, and somewhat too good for my franchise quarterback who’s 1-5 in opposition to successful groups,” Cowherd stated. “But it surely’s Cleveland, so in fact they beloved it.”
Mayfield responded swiftly to the feedback.
“There’s been movies of a variety of guys chugging beers, and I’m simply gonna do it my manner. I’m going to get pleasure from it,” Mayfield instructed the Related Press. “It’s the evening earlier than our off day, and I’m having fun with watching the Indians make a closing push. That’s the factor about it, I’m gonna be me.
“I all the time have been that and I’m probably not frightened about anybody’s opinion, as a result of once I step into our constructing and once I go to work, there are priorities which are all the time intact and in order that’s why I really feel comfy doing these kinds of issues.”
The Browns proceed their season in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.
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