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3.06 Cleveland Browns Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego State (5-9⅝, 193) With the sixth selection (68th overall) in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns select cornerback Leon McFadden from San Diego State.  McFadden does not have the prototypical size and speed to be a corner in the NFL, but makes up for this with his quick burst ability.  He uses this skill to close down gaps that develop with his lack of pure speed and this is the main reason he excels at coming towards the line of scrimmage as opposed to retreating deep into the secondary.  I also like his ability to smoothly transition out of breaks.  This skill will help him at disguising his lack of speed and, in turn, overall range.  McFadden has solid instincts and ball skills.  He can read the eyes of the quarterback well enough to maintain the proper positioning in both zone and man coverage.  He has good anticipation skills to jump underneath routes and understand how the quarterback/receiver combo is ...

Vegas Odds Makers, Give the Cleveland Browns better odds of making the Super Bowl than 6 other teams. They are 60 to 1.

The Vegas odds makers must know something about the Cleveland Browns that the public doesn’t. They placed the odds of the Browns making it to the 2014 Super Bowl at 60 to 1. That is better than 6 other NFL team’s. If you like to bet on long shots, maybe you should place some money on the Browns. The team has undergone another head coaching change and the entire defense is being...

NFL News: Browns concerned Trent Richardson could develop stress fracture

The Cleveland Browns will shut down running back Trent Richardson until August out of fear that the second-year workhorse could develop a stress fracture in his currently injured leg, per ESPNCleveland’s Will Burge. Breaking #Browns: Sources -Trent Richardson out til August. Team worried leg injury could develop into stress fracture. Story coming soon — Will Burge (@WillBurge...

Browns’ Richardson says he will be ready for training camp

Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson said that he will be ready for the start of the team’s training camp at the end of July despite presently nursing a lower leg injury. #Browns RB Trent Richardson (leg) said he will be ready to return to action by the start of training camp. — Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) June 5, 2013 Richardson has spent the last two days of minicamp...

Only in Cleveland would they draft a running back in the first round with bad wheels. Richardson could get a stress fracture.

Trent Richardson, the running back the Cleveland Browns used their first pick of the 2012 NFL draft on is being held out of team activities because the team is worried his shin injury could turn into a stress fracture. Reports today say Richardson could miss team activities until sometime in August. Richardson who is reportedly missing time because of a shin injury could be injured...

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BEREA, Ohio - The Cleveland Browns are going through minicamp and putting the wraps on their offseason work without running back Trent Richardson, but Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Tuesday the team expects to have Richardson back for training camp. The second-year runner has missed the last two-plus weeks with a strained muscle in his leg, and the Browns have played it safe. They...

Jimmy Haslam: I wasn’t aware of this… So Who was?

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he was “absolutely not” aware of and did not participate in the practices that led to the federal investigation into his Pilot Flying J company. If he did not know them how did the Feds find out? Mr. Haslam says “I take responsibility for what happens at PFJ as the guy at the top of the shop, but I was absolutely not aware of any of...

Kickers Graham, Bogotay set for Browns battle

For the first time since 1999, the Cleveland Browns will have a new kicker this season. Shayne Graham and Brandon Bogotay continued their competition for Phil Dawson's old job on the second day of Cleveland's minicamp. Graham is a 13-year NFL veteran. Bogotay is an undrafted rookie from Georgia. Dawson signed with San Francisco as a free agent after spending 14 seasons...

Trent Richardson out until August, suffering from shin splints

According to Will Burge of, Browns running back is out until August due to a leg injury. Breaking #Browns: Sources -Trent Richardson out til August. Team worried leg injury could develop into stress fracture. Story coming soon — Will Burge (@WillBurge) June 4, 2013 Richardson is suffering from shin splints, according to Brent Sobleski of Told Trent...

Trent Richardson sits out Browns practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns starting running back Trent Richardson is not practicing as the team opens minicamp. The second-year pro sat out Cleveland's final set of OTAs last week with a lower right leg strain, and is continuing to rehabilitate that injury. Richardson is riding an exercise bike between the practice fields Tuesday during the first session of the three-day camp...

Browns’ Trent Richardson out until August

Two weeks ago it was reported that Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson could be sidelined until training camp by a lower leg strain. The team generally downplayed the news, as they didn’t expect it to impact his regular season. However, there is now talk that Richardson will be out until August as a result of the leg injury, as the Browns are worried it may develop into...

Browns safety T.J. Ward held a celebrity bar-tending event at House Of Blues to help Cleveland’s Kidnapping victims.

By now the world has heard about the 3 girls who were kidnapped and held for 10 years in a Cleveland area house. Browns safety T.J. Word decided he was going to do something to help these 3 women. He hosted a celebrity bar-tending even at one of Cleveland’s top spots. Ward hosted his event to raise money for the victims at Cleveland’s House Of Blues. Ward Said; “I heard about...

Trent Richardson says he’ll be ready for training camp

Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson told the Akron Beacon Journal that he still expects to be ready for training camp as he continues to sit while dealing with shin splints. If the Browns plan on contending this season, they’re going to need Richardson to be healthy and to play better than he did as a rookie last season.  He averaged less than four yards per carry in...

Trent Richardson Expected To Be Ready For Camp

Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said he expects running back Trent Richardson (shin) to be ready for the start of training camp in late July, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.Fantasy Spin:Richardson has a strained shin after he was stepped on in practice. Sources told ESPN Cleveland earlier Tuesday that Richardson would be out until August. Richardson's durability...

NFL News: Browns Ray Ventrone joins San Francisco 49ers

Special teams standout Bubba Ventrone has reportedly been signed by the San Francisco 49ers. There he’ll re-join former Browns special teams coach under Eric Mangini, Brad Seely. It’s Cleveland Browns football, so talking about special teamers isn’t below us at all. 1 Ventrone (and his flowing locks of hair) were a pleasure to watch on special teams over the last four seasons...
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