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After what seemed like years of spending high draft picks on the defensive side of the ball, the Browns focused on the offense this past April. RB Trent Richardson came off the board first, a pick higher than the Browns even had going into the draft. At number twenty-two in the first round the Browns grabbed QB Brandon Weeden. RT Mitchell Schwartz was the pick in round number two, and speedy WR Travis Benjamin went to the Browns in the fourth round.
Then in mid-July, the Browns surprised many by giving up a second round selection in 2013 to take WR Josh Gordon in the supplemental draft. Reviews on that selection were mixed at best, with most figuring Gordon wouldn’t contribute much if anything in 2012.
By the time training camp was a week old, it became obvious that Brandon Weeden was going to get the nod at QB to start the season, and Trent Richardson would certainly be the feature back so long as he was able to recover his knee injury in time. With a little bit of luck, the Browns...
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Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers.
What’s this? Consecutive weeks in which we get to run this feature after a win? Interesting. A guy could get used to this…
WINNER: Josh Gordon. Before we get too crazy, we all agree that Oakland’s defensive backfield is pretty bad. That said, this was...
BEREA The youngest player on the Browns might be the teams biggest playmaker.
Josh Gordon celebrated his 21st birthday in April. Since then, Gordons life has been a whirlwind.
After sitting out a season of college football last Utah for transferring from Baylor, he was contemplating to play college football again or enter the NFL Supplemental Draft.
He chose the latter and the Browns...
This time it comes from longtime Pro Football Weekly editor Hub Arkush, as respected a name as there is in the business, who’s hit all the big Cleveland news outlets with his report.
Per Tony Grossi, Arkush says:
“We have it confidentially from very good sources close to the story that Mike [Lombardi] is a strong front-runner for the job. If you work (your) way backwards you’ll...
Browns coach Pat Shurmur sees major progress in his young team and room to grow.
With a game-clinching, 94-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter Sunday at Oakland, the Browns (4-8) snapped a 12-game road losing streak and won their second straight game. It's another step forward for Cleveland, which is trying to shake off years of losing and mostly horrendous football....
Christmas has come early for Cleveland Browns’ fans in two forms. First, the Cleveland Browns were handed a gift wrapped win from their hated rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks in large part to the Browns getting eight turnovers. The second way will be revealed on December 4th when “‘NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns” premieres on the Travel Channel.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns are coming to reality TV.
A new series, "NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns," will premier Tuesday night on the Travel Channel, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the NFL team. The five-part series will include features on players and show the inner workings of the team during the regular season. A film crew went to kicker Phil Dawson...
Their record won’t be an indication, but the Cleveland Browns are slowly starting to turn things around. They likely won’t make the playoffs, unless they win out and have a ton of help, but that doesn’t mean they are going just to roll over for teams. Rookies have played huge roles for the Browns this [...]
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Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas called former teammate Peyton Hillis ''a terrible distraction'' last season, and said the running back put his contract situation ahead of the team.
Hillis is returning to play in Cleveland this week with the Kansas City Chiefs. Thomas unloaded Wednesday on Hillis, saying he didn't always play hard and called his time with the...
“Week in and week out, it’s the same — can’t stop the run, can’t stop the pass. Right now I guess we’re just a bad defense. We can’t really hide it. At this point, the numbers don’t allow it. We’re just bad right now.” — Raiders cornerback Michael Huff
“There’s nowhere to go but up, unfortunately.” –Carson Palmer
“Brandon Weeden wore a T-shirt with...
Since 1999 there hasn’t been much positive to come the Cleveland Browns way, however with new ownership come fresh ideas. The Browns will be the focus of a Travel Channel show that chronicles the life of an NFL team as they travel on the road. The debuts tonight December 4 [...]
Rumors about Mike Lombardi replacing Tom Heckert as Browns general manager continue to swirl less than a month before the regular season ends on Dec. 30, Jeff Schudel of the News-Herald reports.
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner continue to say changes, if any, will not be made until the season ends. Neither has hinted whether they plan to replace Heckert or Coach Pat...
This week’s Average Joe William Green is hailed for his legendary Forest Gump-like scamper that clinched a playoff berth and is more widely known for a love triangle involving a DUI, weed, a stabbing, and one shoe and one sock. Say hello to a man who was supposed to let his athletic ability be the future of the Cleveland Browns, but let his lack of brains get in the way.
Kansas City at Cleveland Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 709 *TV announcers: Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker *Keys to the game: The critical battle for the Chiefs will be the early carries for RB Jamaal Charles in the ground game. With the passing game ineffective and Browns CB Joe Haden typically able to shut down his half of...
This Sunday the Cleveland Browns may face more pressure than they have all season, the Kansas City Chiefs are coming to the Cleveland Browns stadium and a couple of guys the Browns are going to have to keep away from Brandon Weeden. The Chiefs defense likes to bring the pressure and they are capable of getting to the quarterback, Justin Huston is tied for 5th place with 10 sacks...