Found June 26, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
Shawn Lauvao and Mitchell Schwartz block for Brandon Weeden You know who hasn’t had their name drug through the mud all that much this off-season? How about Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden? It’s kind of a different look for anyone who has the letters Q and B next to his name on the Cleveland Browns roster over the last decade. It’s been an even stranger phenomenon for the guy who also sits atop the depth chart. Derek Anderson coming off of his 2007 performance had it pretty easy. Colt McCoy coming into his first full year as starter had his name in hopeful, fluffy, hazy white clouds in most corners of the Internet. In an off-season where the Browns unloaded the aforementioned McCoy, signed Jason Campbell, and eventually Brian Hoyer, Brandon Weeden’s kind of skated through rather quietly. Maybe it’s the plethora of negative storylines that have dominated the headlines from Jimmy Haslam’s corporate troubles to unnecessary controversies with Weeden’s presumptive targets making them targets for fan anger over the NBA finals. I’m sure those negative comparison’s haven’t hurt Weeden’s ability to keep this a quiet off-season. But, maybe it’s the maturity of a guy who spent very little time on Twitter other than to promote charities and talk about raising money for those affected by tornadoes in Oklahoma.  None of this means that Brandon Weeden will be able to overcome all the question marks surrounding his future. He’s still an old(er) NFL sophomore who has much to prove after an up and down rookie year marked by batted down balls and inconsistency. Still, there’s this sense that under new head coach Rob Chudzinski and Norv Turner that there just might be some room for growth for him this season, even with the loss of one of his biggest targets, Josh Gordon, for the first two games. Most importantly though, the lack of talk about Weeden buys him time in an off-season that could have had a much more negative effect on him and his preparation. He sailed through OTAs as he should have. The potential controversy at the position was alleviated and remained a non-issue in the first off-season program under Rob Chudzinski and Norv Turner. For example, do you remember reading any info about passes thrown by Brian Hoyer? I can’t remember much, thank goodness. I hope Weeden has enjoyed the reprieve. It certainly won’t last once training camp is open and the public starts to see (or at least hear about) all his throws in situational drills and seven on sevens. But for now, it’s been pleasant, quiet and not at all a negative situation as Weeden looks to bring relevance back to the Cleveland Browns quarterback position. Now, if only the Cleveland Browns ownership situation could have remained this quiet and uneventful…

Browns LB charge: Attempted murder

Cleveland Browns rookie Ausar Walcott was charged Tuesday with attempted murder related to an incident when he allegedly punched a man outside a bar.

Browns release Ausar Walcott following charges for attempted murder

According to’s Around the League, the Cleveland Browns have released rookie Ausar Walcott after being arrested and charged with attempted murder. The Browns on Wednesday released linebacker Ausar Walcott, who was charged with attempted murder in New Jersey. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) June 26, 2013 Walcott ended up punching a man at a strip club.  The victim that...

Browns former linebacker Walcott pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Former Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott on Thursday pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges in Paterson, New Jersey, according to The Associated Press. The 23-year-old was charged on Tuesday with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault and third-degree endangering an injured victim. The charges stemmed from an incident in which...

Browns rookie linebacker charged with attempted murder

Aaron Hernandez isn't the only player facing severe legal woes. The Record reports that Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was arrested and charged with attempted murder following an incident that occurred in Passaic, New Jersey last Sunday. Police say the 23-year-old Walcott punched a man in the head outside of The Palace Gentlemen’s Club at 3 a.m. The victim, Derrick...

Browns rookie LB Ausar Walcott charged with attempted murder

According to, Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was arrested and charged with attempted murder in Passaic, New Jersey following an early Sunday morning incident. Walcott reportedly punched Derrick Jones in the head outside The Palace Gentleman’s Club in Passaic. Jones friends to took him to a hospital where police said he remained in critical...

Cleveland Browns rookie Ausar Walcott charged with attempted murder

NEW JERSEY – Cleveland Browns undrafted rookie Ausar Walcott turned himself in to Passaic police Tuesday after he was identified as a suspect in an incident that took place around 3 a.m. on Sunday. Walcott has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly punching a man outside a club in northern New Jersey. Authorities told the Bergen Record newspaper the 23-year-old former...

Browns rookie Ausar Walcott charged with attempted murder for strip club fight

Former Virginia star and recent Cleveland Browns free agent rookie signee Ausar Walcott has been charged with attempted murder following a fight at a strip club.

Browns Rookie Mugshotted for Attempted Murder

I plan on playing on A-Hern’s team Juan… Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted murder for allegedly punching a man in the head outside The Palace Gentlemen’s Club in New Jersey. They issued a brief statement on Tuesday afternoon saying the team was “aware of the situation.” This is a pending legal matter and we...

Bon Jovi, Cleveland hardly new ya

Hey, as bad as the Cleveland Browns are, turns out there are other acts their fans want to see even less. And they don't sound too happy about it. The team announced last week the cacellation of a planned July 14 "Fan Kickoff Concert" featuring Bon Jovi , and they did so through a terse, 35-word statement The July 14th Cleveland Browns "Fan Kickoff Concert"...

Former Cleveland Brown rips Josh Gordon on twitter

Former Cleveland Browns and New Orleans Saints tackle LeCharles Bentley was not happy with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon celebrating with Lebron James and the Miami Heat with their NBA Championship. LeCharles went onto twitter to share his dissatisfaction with Gordon and ripped him. Check out the tweets from Bentley: This was the initial tweet from Gordon: @JOSH_GORDONXII...

Haslam family leveraging University of Tennessee ties, etc., for fracking profits

The more one learns about Jimmy Haslam, the harder it is to believe that the truck stop magnate didn’t purchase the Cleveland Browns with an acute awareness of Dan Gilbert’s success in leveraging the public trust of a local major professional sporting franchise for private gain at the ballot box. Of course in the Cavaliers owner’s case it was the most expensive election...

Browns rookie Ausar Walcott charged with attempted murder

The Cleveland Browns have cut undrafted rookie Ausar Walcott after he was charged with attempted murder. Walcott turned himself into police Tuesday following an incident where he allegedly punched24-year-old Derrick Jones in the head outside of “The Palace Gentlemen’s Club” at 3 a.m on Sunday in Passaic, N.J. Walcott, 23, was signed by the Browns as free agent out of Virginia...
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