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Step inside the Dawg Pound with The Athletic's Zac Jackson, bringing you the latest on the Cleveland Browns every single week with exclusive audio and special guests on 'Civilized Barking.'

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    • 4.7 • 94 Ratings

Step inside the Dawg Pound with The Athletic's Zac Jackson, bringing you the latest on the Cleveland Browns every single week with exclusive audio and special guests on 'Civilized Barking.'

    Browns' season comes to end following 22-17 loss to Chiefs

    Browns' season comes to end following 22-17 loss to Chiefs

    Zac Jackson and Jason Lloyd break down the Browns divisional round loss to the Chiefs. They discuss the 4th down punt, Rashard Higgins’ fumble through the end zone and the late-game absence of Patrick Mahomes. Plus, they look back on the season as a whole and the strides Cleveland has made under Kevin Stefanski.
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    • 32 min
    Browns-Chiefs divisional round preview with Nate Taylor

    Browns-Chiefs divisional round preview with Nate Taylor

    The Browns are headed to Kansas City for a divisional showdown with the defending Super Bowl champs. Nate Taylor joins Zac Jackson to preview the matchup with the Chiefs. They discuss Patrick Mahomes, the key players returning for Cleveland and the importance of maximizing the run game against the Chiefs’ defense. 
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    • 38 min
    Browns defy all odds, dominate Steelers in wild card

    Browns defy all odds, dominate Steelers in wild card

    The Browns is the Browns! Zac Jackson and Jason Lloyd recap Cleveland’s thrilling 48-37 victory over the Steelers. They discuss how the Browns were able to overcome multiple setbacks, the changing of the guard in the AFC North and the players that stepped up in key situations. They also look ahead to the divisional round and the matchup with the Chiefs.
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    • 31 min
    Browns COVID-19 issues continue ahead of wild-card weekend

    Browns COVID-19 issues continue ahead of wild-card weekend

    Zac Jackson breaks down the latest with the Browns’ COVID-19 situation ahead of Sunday’s wild-card matchup with the Steelers. Plus, The Athletic’s Mark Kaboly is back to preview the game. They discuss the absence of Joel Bitonio and Kevin Stefanski, who Pittsburgh will have returning to the lineup and why Cleveland needs a big game from Myles Garrett. They wrap by giving their predictions. 
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    • 32 min
    Browns end playoff drought with win over Steelers

    Browns end playoff drought with win over Steelers

    The Browns have advanced to the playoffs for the first time since 2002! Zac Jackson and Jason Lloyd recap the thrilling win over the Steelers and discuss their takeaways from Cleveland’s 11-5 season. Plus, they look ahead to next week and a rematch with the Steelers at Heinz Field. 
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    • 35 min
    Playoff berth at stake vs. Steelers

    Playoff berth at stake vs. Steelers

    Zac Jackson is joined by The Athletic’s Mark Kaboly to preview the Browns important showdown with the Steelers on Sunday. With Big Ben out, they discuss who else will sit for Pittsburgh in Week 17 as well as what to expect from Mason Rudolph. They also dive into their predictions for the game and much more.
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Mike Yakubics ,

Best Browns pod

Zac is the best, and not a homer, tells it like it is. This is my favorite browns podcast

jcarc33 ,

Podcast

Zac- you do a great job you should consider more podcast.

Joe, Cleveland ,

🙌🏼

Zac is sensational he carries the athletic (sorry Jason)

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