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Former Browns QB Kosar Returning To TV As Browns Analyst

CLEVELAND – One of the Browns all-time greats will be back on television this fall and winter talking about the team, as today WOIO Channel 19 announced that former quarterback Bernie Kosar will be a part of the stations pregame show.

Here’s the official story from WOIO:

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar will be on the action packed Tailgate 19 every Sunday at 11:00 A.M. on Cleveland 19. In addition, Kosar will join Tony Zarrella on “Sports Zone” following Cleveland 19 News at 11.

The Serpentini Tailgate 19 will also feature Chuck Booms and former Browns players Bob Golic, Joe Jurevicius and Hanford Dixon.

Kosar, a native of Youngstown, became a Cleveland icon almost as soon as he was drafted by the Browns in 1985. Taking over the starting position midway through his rookie season, Kosar quickly cemented himself as one of the National Football League’s top signal-callers. Kosar led the Browns to the AFC Championship three times during his career and was named to the 1987 Pro Bowl.

Tailgate 19 kicks off at 11:00 A.M. this Sunday before the Browns first regular season game against the New York Jets. This Sunday will have Zarrella, Kosar, Dixon, Booms and Golic,

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.



  1. Mark Johnson

    September 9, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    glad to see a real Cleveland Brown doing Cleveland Brown television

  2. Matthew McCambridge

    September 10, 2015 at 3:52 am

    Bernie Kosar’s my ALL time favorite football player!

  3. Dan Dutton

    September 10, 2015 at 9:13 am

    I love to listen to Bernie when he breaks down a play, he knows football!

  4. WW

    September 10, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    Good on you Channel 19. Bernie is and has always been a good man with a big heart. He truly has always believed in Cleveland when others did not. I think he will definitely be an asset to your programing. Go # 19 WW

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