The Better Cleveland Sports activities Awards passed off Wednesday night time. As we introduced within the preview for the occasion, Nick Chubb was up for Skilled Athlete of the Yr. These honors ended up going to Jose Ramirez of the Guardians. Nevertheless, the Browns had been nonetheless a spotlight of the night, due to the storytelling and wit of Joe Thomas, who was internet hosting the occasion.
Not solely did Thomas get a dig in on Jadeveon Clowney, he instructed a few tales, together with ones about “Billy” Manziel, and the way Peyton Manning known as him as much as attempt to get the Browns to commerce him to Denver.
Joe Thomas killing his monologue @CLESports Awards. He tells the Billy Manziel story & how they had been getting snapchats from him in Vegas the morning of the sport. Then how Peyton Manning known as him asking him to persuade #Browns to commerce him to Denver
— Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) January 26, 2023
Earlier than the occasion, Thomas additionally talked to reporters about whether or not he’s anxious main as much as discovering out whether or not he’ll be a first-ballot Corridor of Famer:
So far as different Browns-related personnel on the occasion, right here is Chomps strolling down the crimson carpet:
Joe Haden, who lately retired as a Brown, was additionally current for the present:
As for public sale objects that jumped in worth, the Joe Thomas autographed jersey went for $1,025, the Nick Chubb autographed helmet for $1,675, the Myles Garrett autographed helmet for $975, and the Joel Bitonio autographed soccer for $890.