Browns week 1 takeaways, Guardians playoff hunt, Cavaliers wing options and more – Right Down Euclid

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Baking up a dub in Charlotte – Key takeaways from the Cleveland Browns' week 1 win over the Carolina Panthers

Sure, former Browns quarterback and current Panthers signal-caller Baker Mayfield was feeling dangerous in the second half. In fact, he drove Carolina down the field and nearly snatched victory from the jaws of defeat after a disastrous start. But, in the end, Cleveland's defense and running game were up to the task to clinch the win, which was to be expected. The same can be said for rookie kicker Cade York as well, who became a household hero along the shores of Lake Erie. Today, we'll break all that down, and more, in the first of many weekly takeaways on this year's iteration of the Browns. Read more.

With about a month left in the season, who could the Cleveland Guardians face in the playoffs?

Sure, the Guardians have the youngest clubhouse in the majors but fit the bill as a division-winning squad. Again, no one expected them to be here. But, now that it feels like a playoff berth is within reach for Cleveland, how far can they go? Ultimately, it all ends on who the Guardians draw and, today we'll begin breaking down teams Cleveland could end up facing come playoff time. Read more.

Changing of the guard – The beginning of the Donovan Mitchell era brings new expectations to the Cleveland Cavaliers

Trading for a star like Mitchell accelerates expectations, but it’s the furthest thing from an absolute. It's going to take time and there will be a lot of growing pains, especially early into Mitchell's first season with the Cavaliers. But, when Cleveland reaches the playoffs for the first time without LeBron James since the 1997-98 season, the growing pains they went through this season will all be worth it. Read more.

Cleveland Cavaliers, Goodyear team up to unveil new STEAM lab at Stonebrook-White Montessori

On Thursday morning, the Cleveland Cavaliers unveiled a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) lab in collaboration with Goodyear Tire & Rubber at Stonebrook-White Montessori in East Cleveland. This is the fourth STEM-based lab, and the first STEAM-based lab, that the two Northeastern Ohio titans have provided to the greater Cleveland community. Read more.

What wings could be out there for the Cleveland Cavaliers? – Right Down Euclid mailbag

Now, this is where Cleveland may want to comb the market a bit using what trade assets they have left after acquiring Mitchell. The Cavaliers could cobble together a combination of Cedi Osman, Dylan Windler, their expiring contracts and future draft picks. Sure, it's not the most attractive bunch of pieces but, thankfully, there are teams out there that could be interested. Read more.

This week's Locked On Cavs!

: What should the Cavs do with their 15th roster spot? | Cleveland Cavaliers podcast

: Donovan Mitchell arrives in Cleveland | Cleveland Cavaliers podcast

: Making sense of the East | Cleveland Cavaliers podcast

Evan Dammarell is a sports journalist covering all things Cleveland right off the shores of Lake Erie. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. You can also email him at He can also be found three to five times a week on Locked On Cavs, a part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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