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No begging: Browns' Joshua Cribbs will not demand Cleveland coaches use him more

Already one of the NFL's elite return specialists, Joshua Cribbs is developing into a bona fide wide receiver for the Browns.He's got the size, the strength, the speed.All he's lacking is the selfishness.Struggling through two games, Cleveland's offense could use a spark, and the multitalented Cribbs, a former quarterback at Kent State, seems to be the logical choice to provide one. Trouble is, he needs the ball in his hands to make things happen, and for whatever reason, the Browns hardly gave it to him Sunday in a 16-14 loss to Kansas City.Cribbs refuses to beg Cleveland's coaches for the ball."I can only bribe the quarterbacks," he joked.However, the Browns' offensive ineptitude is no laughing matter.With backup quarterback Seneca Wallace pressed into starting because of Jake Delhomme's ankle injury, Cleveland gained just 55 yards in the second half against the Chiefs, whose defense finished 30th overall in the league last season. The Browns managed a mere three first downs after ha...

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