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In addition to Big Ben, there are several Browns players the Cavs could use to elicit boos

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Yeah, sure, the image of Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers beloved quarterback, is an excellent choice to throw on the scoreboard for Cleveland Cavaliers games as a means to draw boos from the home crowd and rattle opposing teams--including the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland's opponent in the on-going NBA Finals. However, there is a whole library of Browns players the Cavs could use that would draw even more hate from Cleveland sports fans.

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In-case you need something to feel angry about or go back and take a Pittsburgh championship inventory over, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been known to flash the Steelers logo on the scoreboard--or better yet, Ben Roethlisberger--in-order to elicit boos from the home crowd during critical moments like an opponent stepping up to the free-throw line.

This was brought to light again Tuesday night during Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Cavs and the Golden State Warriors.  If you click on the link and scroll down, you can see a shot of the Steelers logo in one picture; and if you scroll down even further, you can see a picture of a screaming Big Ben, complete with baseball cap on backwards, with the caption: "Boo Roll."

I know a lot of my fellow Steelers fans took to the Internet this morning to do things like, well, take inventory of Pittsburgh's sports championships and make fun of Cleveland for not having won one since 1964. Others have accused the Cavaliers of using bush league tactics, said the city of Cleveland has a little brother syndrome in comparison to Pittsburgh and have even said they would be embarrassed to be either a Browns or Cleveland sports fan.

I got some news for you: The Cavaliers are up 2-1 in the NBA Finals after a 96-91 victory Tuesday night and just two wins away from breaking Cleveland's long-time championship drought. I'm guessing the citizens of Cleveland are feeling a lot of things today, but embarrassed isn't one of  them.

I personally find the whole thing funny, and when I first heard of this a while ago, I thought to myself: "That makes total sense." I mean, why wouldn't the people of Cleveland and Browns fans hate the Steelers and in-particular Roethlisberger?

Think about it. How many times have the Browns defeated Pittsburgh with Roethlisberger under center? Maybe two times in 11 seasons? Take how you and I feel about Tom Brady and all the torture he's put Steelers fans through over the years and go and apply that to how a Browns fan might feel about Roethlisberger.

Big Ben is their Brady. He's their Big Bum. He's the arrogant, condescending jerk who doesn't tip well. Oh yeah, and he's damn good and has mostly kicked the Browns' behinds during his career.

Why wouldn't the Cavaliers do that? Heck, I'm surprised they don't have Big Ben toilet paper at Jacobs Field during Indians baseball games.

Anyway, while I can certainly see the angst Browns and/or Cleveland fans feel regarding Roethlisberger, there are clearly many quarterbacks of  their own they can flash on the scoreboard during basketball games to elicit even better reactions.

For example, Tim Couch, the first player drafted by the Browns when they re-entered the NFL as an expansion franchise in 1999. If he had panned out, the Browns may actually not still be trying for their first trip to the Super Bowl as the event approaches its L (50th) game. Of course, if the Cavs were to post Couch's face on the scoreboard, the worst reaction might be, "Did my neighbor just win free tickets to the next game?" I mean, could anyone really pick Tim Couch out of a line-up these days? Maybe Couch wouldn't be a good choice, after all.

How about Kellen Winslow II? I know he wasn't a quarterback--like his more famous father, he was a tight end--but the Browns selected him sixth in the 2004 NFL Draft--or five spots before Roethlisberger was picked by Pittsburgh. Maybe Cleveland was shy about drafting another quarterback so high after the whole Couch fiasco (he and the Browns parted ways following the 2003 campaign), but I'll bet Roethlisberger, like LeBron James, an Ohio native, would get much better reactions at Cavs games if he'd been a member of the Browns the past 11 seasons and won them a championship or two.

How about Braylon Edwards, the Michigan receiver the Browns picked third overall in the 2005 NFL Draft? Edwards had a decent enough career, I suppose. But he was no Aaron Rodgers, picked 24th in that very same draft. Seriously, Cleveland?

What about Brady Quinn, the golden boy with the good looks who played under the Golden Dome at Notre Dame? After being selected with the 22nd pick of the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft, he started 12 games in three years in Cleveland and had to battle guys like Charlie Frye and our very own Bruce Gradkowski for playing time (no offense to Bruce). Anyway, if they flashed Quinn's face on the scoreboard at Cavs games, the reaction would be explosive, but for all the wrong reasons: "Damn it! I hate that show, The Bachelor." Wrong reasons or not, it would be effective.

The Cavs could flash Brandon Weeden's face on the scoreboard. That would get a deafening reaction. For one thing, when the Browns picked him in 2012, he was pushing 30. For another thing, he was Cleveland's second first round pick that year, as the team selected running back Trent Richardson third overall and passed on Ryan Tannehill, a pretty decent quarterback.

And, of course, if the Cavs really want to hear boos and jeers from the fans, they can flash a picture of Johnny Manziel. Actually, they could probably just pan the crowd, because, chances are, they'd find him fighting with one of them in the stands.

If the Cavs want to go old-school, they could flash a picture of Vinny Testaverde. Not only couldn't the former Heisman Trophy winner and number one overall draft pick defeat Pittsburgh in the big games as a member of the old Browns in the early 90's, he was actually picked off by little old Darren Perry four times in the 1994 season--better known as the year the Browns were really better than the Steelers, even though Pittsburgh defeated them twice in the regular season and once in the postseason.

Finally, the Cavaliers are certainly well-within their rights to post a picture of Ben Roethlisberger as a means to incite the crowd and get inside the heads of their opponents. However, if they really want to rattle the likes of Stephen Curry as he approaches the foul-line, there's a whole library of Browns material to draw from that's even better.