Found June 06, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
Everyone knows that the Browns biggest question mark heading into the 2013 season is the secondary. The cornerback position in particular is deep in question, with several unproven players vying to be paired with Joe Haden as a starter. One of these guys is going to have to step forward and make a name for himself. According to ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi, there has been one player in particular that has been catching a lot of eyes.  Of course I am talking about everyone’s favorite nickel back, Buster Skrine. He’s been working with the first team in OTA’s, opposite Haden. The Browns starting corner has loved what he has seen from Buster. “Buster’s playing at a really high level,” Haden told me. “I never saw him play this good before. He’s making plays every day. People aren’t catching the ball on him. He’s doing a really good job.” Chris Owens, third round pick Leon McFadden, and Skrine will be locked into this battle through training camp and it will be interesting to see how things play out here. [source: Tony Grossi/ESPN Cleveland]

Weeden: Browns can be “really, really good” in 2013

I really haven’t changed my approach since day one. I’m right where I want to be. Overall I think my progress was pretty good. Each practice got better for myself, not only for me for the offense. I’m pleased with it. Am I satisfied? Absolutely not. [...] I think we have a chance to be really good. I’m speaking about the whole team. Guys are flying around on [the defensive...

Browns’ Richardson says he will be ready for training camp

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Gordon suspended for two games

Browns WR Josh Gordon showed signs of promise in his rookie year, but now he'll miss the first two games of the season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. 

Bess boosts Browns receiver group at minicamp

Davone Bess is the oldest wide receiver on the Cleveland Browns, but he isn't showing his age at minicamp. Bess, 27, has been the most consistent pass catcher throughout the three-day camp. He was acquired from the Miami Dolphins in an April 26 trade to bolster Cleveland's inexperienced receiving corps. Greg Little and Josh Gordon are the Browns' top wideouts, but Bess...

Browns receiver Josh Gordon suspended two games for violating NFL PED policy

According to Tony Grossi of, Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended two games for violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy and fined four game checks. Mike Florio of writes: ‘It’s also not clear what Gordon, a second-round pick of the pre-Haslam regime in the 2012 supplemental draft, did to trigger the suspension...

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...

Browns’ Josh Gordon suspended for two games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy

According to the Akron Beacon-Journal, the NFL has suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon for the first two games of the upcoming season and have fined him four game checks for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. “Obviously we are all disappointed in this news,” Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski said in a statement. “In our short time with Josh, he has done everything...

Josh Gordon Dealt Two-Game Suspension

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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...

Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended two games by NFL

There have been rumors floating around Twitter for a couple of weeks now regarding Browns players and possible drug related suspensions. One of them has indeed come true. According to ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi, Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon is headed for trouble with the league office. BREAKING: #Browns WR Josh Gordon will be suspended 2 games and docked 4 games pay for NFL...

Weeden Heads to Camp No. 1

Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said he expects Brandon Weeden to enter training camp this August as the team's No. 1 quarterback ahead of free agent signee Jason Campbell.

Browns Receiver Josh Gordon Suspended Two Games After Violating NFL’s Substance-Abuse Policy

Brandon Weeden will begin the 2013 season without one his top weapons. The NFL suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon on Friday for two games without pay and fined him an additional two game checks after Gordon violated the league’s substance-abuse policy. The 22-year-old supplemental draftee emerged as a rising star during his rookie campaign, leading the Browns...
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