Found March 30, 2012 on
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Earlier in the day we mentioned that the Cleveland Browns along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, are really interested in running back Trent Richardson.
According to TheSidelineView.com, one league source said to “put Brandon Weeden at 22 to Cleveland and keep him there.”
This is a good indication that the Browns could end up taking a quarterback late in the first round, rather than possibly reaching for a guy like Ryan Tannehill. They could then snatch up a guy like Richardson with the 4th pick.
Weeden may be 28 years-old but he’s a lot more “NFL ready” then Tannehill and clearly more mature as well.
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Tom Heckert would argue that he’s been active in free agency this year. Namely, he would say he has been active in keeping key Browns players from leaving Berea via free agency.
“Trust me, I completely understand the fans are saying, ‘Why aren’t we going out and signing all of these free agents?’” Heckert said. “But when you talk about D’Qwell Jackson, Joe Thomas...
The comments to our headline post about Mike Mayock’s opinion of Ryan Tannehill turned out to be a discussion of what it means for something to be newsworthy. In the case of Mike Mayock’s opinion, as someone who has invested pretty heavily in the Browns, I would rather know it than not know it. That doesn’t mean I believe it all, but it is an important part of the equation...
No big surprises here. The Browns are going to host visits from all the front-runners for the fourth pick in the NFL draft including Justin Blackmon, Morris Claiborne and Trent Richardson according to Mary Kay Cabot.
As I was saying yesterday, the Browns haven’t really made any kinds of definitive statements about Colt McCoy regardless of the number of times that Heckert, Shurmur...
AVON -- Amidst all the offseason chatter and wondering about the Cleveland Browns, one player quietly goes about his business, with a very simple goal.I think, said guard Jason Pinkston, that I can be a ton better.Hes not just talking about it, either. Pinkston is spending his offseason in Cleveland training at the O-Line Academy run by former Brown (briefly), Saint and Ohio State...
Theres a rarely discussed draft option for the Browns that makes a lot of sense. Its really very appealing.
This option involves a trade down. Not far, mind you, a few spots.
Heres the scenario: The Browns trade down four, five spots, acquire an extra second- or third-round pick and take Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd. Then they take a running back and offensive tackle and perhaps...
Now that the dust has settled from the last round of free agency, Pro Football Talk has calculated how much cap space that teams have remaining as we head toward the draft and free agency continues. Here are the top ten according to their calculations.
Bengals: $20.5 million.
Jaguars: $20.2 million.
Seahawks: $18.9 million.
Browns: $18.5 million.
Titans: $18.4 million....
According to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com, the Cleveland Browns look like they’re really interested in former Alabama running back Trent Richardson.
Browns general manager Tom heckert and head coach Pat Shurmur both attended Alabama’s pro day to check out Richardson.
This week, Shurmur was asked what he thought about Richardson.
“I’m not going to talk about my five...