Mike Silver of NFL.com reported Friday the Bengals tore up Lewis’ current contract — set to expire after the 2016 season — and replaced it with a two-year deal that will take the long-time Cincinnati coach through 2017.
For one, it’s an actual jersey. All of the leaks up until this point had been artistic renderings or drawings. This is the first physical jersey.
The second reason this could be real is because the “Cleveland” typeface on the front of the jersey matches the team’s new typeface that was unveiled in February.
The collar of the purported new jersey also says “Dawg Pound,” which makes it even more believable that these could be the jerseys. The Browns said they were going to emphasize the 30th anniversary of the Dawg Pound this year.
He lost Brock Osweiler but he didn’t pay $72 million for Brock Osweiler, which is usually a win. He’s not budging on the 49ers’ demands for Colin Kaepernick, and he’s not overpaying for Ryan Fitzpatrick or another average-ish quarterback in the free agent market.
Elway might not be sitting on a franchise quarterback right now, but he’s not stuck in purgatory either. Which is precisely why he’s not going to sign Manziel, regardless of what the best player on his roster wants.
Finally, the jerseys are orange.
WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL US DONTE? This definitely could be a sarcastic tweet, implying the jerseys haven’t been leaked. It could also be that Whitner is actually surprised that they were leaked. WHO KNOWS.