In partnership with the NFL in the UK

NFL

Browns star makes bold claim about 2015 NFL season

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Cleveland Browns have been in the headlines for the past few months for the wrong reasons, with young quarterback Johnny Manziel creating plenty of those negative headlines following his decision to enter rehab.

Manziel is now out of rehab and ready to compete for the starting job again, but no doubt veteran quarterback Josh McCown will be the starter without much competition from Manziel in 2015.

But one position where the Browns will have plenty of competition during the upcoming season will be the running back position, with both second year tailbacks Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West battling for the number one spot.

Article continues below

High expectations 

It's a recipe for competition between the two promising backs, but Crowell explained this week that he doesn't see the rivalry with West as something that requires the two of them to try and outdo each other - rather Crowell says that both of them have huge and similar goals in the 2015 season.

"That's the plan," Crowell said, per the team's official website, NFL.com reported. "Both of us want the ball and I think both of us have what it takes to play in the NFL for a long time. I'm happy he's with me. We plan on doing some big things."

Article continues below

Crowell was impressive at times in his rookie season for the Browns, with the powerful back finding the endzone on eight occasions, while he also enjoyed a decent first yards per carry average of 4.1.

Improving in second year

Not happy with just being an average tailback, Crowell says he knows what he can do to improve his game headed into this season, and he feels he will be a much improved player.

“It was being too anxious. I feel like that will be better for Year 2,” Crowell told the Browns website. “I was trying to get everything down pat and move too quickly. But now, I feel like I can be more patient.

“Now, I feel more confident. It’s not really too much different – it’s just football. I can be relaxed out there and focus on helping my team win.”

Can Crowell and West reach the target of 1,000 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns each next season? Let us know below.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/1a2aYpZ

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Cleveland Browns
NFL

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again