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It seems that each season that comes about, Jason Campbell gets another shot to be a starting quarterback in the NFL. This time around it is with the Cleveland Browns, according to a report from Mary Kay Cabot at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nobody can’t quite put their finger on it, but Campbell seems to entice offensive coordinators. Maybe it was the undefeated season at Auburn his senior year that fools them. After all, it wasn’t as if Campbell was the catalyst on that team, as they had two stud running backs that paced their offensive attack. But nevertheless here we are again, as Campbell enters into another offseason workout program as a possible opening day starter. Campbell has a prototypical QB body. He’s tall, has a strong-arm, and can move around just enough in the pocket to not be considered a statue. I mean, he looks the part. That is until he starts throwing the pigskin around. No team has won with Campbell at QB. Washington really tried with him. He became the starter midway through his rookie season and remained the starter until the 2009 season. He finished his 3 1/2 years as a starter in DC with [...]
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In his Sunday notes, The Plain Dealer’s Terry Pluto talks about the some of the draft strategy for the Browns that unfolded in the first round. This includes the selection of LSU defensive lineman/linebacker prospect Barkevious Mingo instead of a potential trade down.
“The Browns had four players ranked as “blue-chippers.” I could only come up with three names — Barkevious...
This morning, ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi went through the possible roster casualties in favor of the team’s five draft selections in last week’s NFL Draft. Some of the names could be a little surprising. They include last year’s seventh round pick Trevin Wade, 2011 7th-rounder Eric Hagg, and undrafted free agent Ishmaa’ily Kitchen.
“McFadden’s arrival probably would...
Jason Campbell was signed by the Cleveland Browns, but don't assume he's just going to be a backup. He may get a chance to start.
The Cleveland Browns aren’t committing to 2012 first-round
draft pick Brandon Weeden as their starting quarterback, leaving the door open
for veteran backup Jason Campbell. As a result, Mary Cabot Lodge of The Plain
Dealer says talks of Campbell receiving a legitimate shot at winning the
starting gig is more than lip service.
Lodge adds that the Browns are hesitant to call Weeden...
Cleveland Brown head coach Rob Chudzinski is playing this one real safe. Although the team chose not to draft a quarterback like most thought they would, he is still hesitant to name Brandon Weeden the starter.
It may be the right way to go to keep the 2nd-year QB on his toes, but even if it's not being said, Weeden will likely be the starter. You think they'll really give...
The Cleveland Browns did not draft a quarterback last weekend, but that has apparently not cemented the starting job for last year’s rookie Brandon Weeden.
In an interview with 92.3 The Fan, Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski said that he expects the recently added Jason Campbell to compete with Weeden for the starting job.
“We’ll just see as we go forward,” said Chudzinski...
DE Barkevious Mingo, Cleveland Browns
Barkevious Mingo is coming into the NFL a little green as he only came to the game of football in his junior year of high school. Even though he was still new, he earned a 4 Star Rating as he was recruited and accepted a scholarship to play at LSU. According to his Wikipedia page he got his unusual first name from his mother, as she...
One week removed from the fun and buildup of the NFL Draft, and what do we know? Well, not much. We know the Browns are bringing Barkevious Mingo, Leon McFadden, Jamoris Slaughter, Garrett Gilkey, and Armonty Bryant, along with a bunch of undrafted free agents into the fold with a shot at making the team. We know the team has 9 picks next year, including 6 in the first four rounds...
Brent Sobleski takes the Cleveland Browns entire draft picture into consideration, unlike those who simply categorize the Browns' draft as disappointing.
The Cleveland Browns have been left in a certain mess after the Mike Holmgren and Tom Heckert era; now Joe Banner and Michael Lombardi are coming in to start the patch work.What have Holmgren and Heckert left?A 29-year-old second-year quarterback as the starter who can potentially be beaten out by Jason Campbell, a former Bear through the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins.The...
The Cleveland Browns moved quickly when the 2013 NFL Free Agency period began, signing defensive end Paul Kruger to a five-year deal worth $40 million.
Like many other players, Kruger had a solid year withe the Baltimore Ravens as his stock rose considerably.
Kruger had 9.0 sacks in the regular season to lead the Ravens and added 4.5 during the Ravens Super Bowl run.
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Leading off, at DraftBrowns, Justin Higdon looks at the state of the Browns’ roster on the offensive side of the ball. Here is an excerpt from his talk about tight ends...