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Despite persistent trade rumors during this weekend, QB Colt McCoy participated in voluntary workouts with the Cleveland Browns on Monday. Undeterred by the Browns selection of QB Brandon Weeden, McCoy showed up to camp despite not knowing what the future holds for him. It is believed that the Browns selected Weeden in order to become the teams starter and given his age, soon to be 29, he is not really a prospect that you place on the bench for a few seasons in order to groom him. As soon as the Browns selected Weeden, rumors began to surface that the Browns were shopping McCoy. The Houston Chronicle reported that the Browns had been engaged in talks with the Houston Texans. Rumors suggested that the Browns ould ship McCoy to Houston in exchange for WR Jacoby Jones. It remains to be seen what McCoy’s worth is on the trade market. McCoy has posted a career 6-15 overall record as a starter, but he has not been surrounded with a vast array of offensive talent during his time in Clevela...

Are you ready for another Browns QB controversy?

With the recent stories surrounding Colt McCoy and Seneca Wallace, it’s appearing inevitable that we’ll have a heated QB controversy in Berea over the next few months. No trades appear imminent and so, for now, Mike Holmgren and company appear to be moving forward with the two veterans and rookie Brandon Weeden leading the race together for the signal-caller position. And get...

Getting to know your new Cleveland Browns: Ryan Miller

Who better to get the inside info on the Browns’ new draft class than the bloggers that followed them in college? We asked The Ralphie Report for some insight on Colorado OL Ryan Miller. David Gerhardt was happy to assist. How would you characterize his college career? He was a 4+ year starter who was a leader on offense for a group of guys that played through some tough times...

McCoy ready to fight for starting job

Browns quarterback Colt McCoy plans to fight for his starting job. Although rookie Brandon Weeden, who was drafted by Cleveland in the first round, is expected to start this season, McCoy said the Browns have told him he will have a chance to compete and ''if it's a fair competition, that's all you can ask for.'' McCoy spoke with reporters after the Browns...

Comprehensive Review of the 2012 Cleveland Browns Draft

@rodofdisaster is the author of our in-season “Xs and Os with the Bros” feature. Here he is with a pick-by-pick review of the 2012 Browns draft. Enjoy. Trent Richardson, RB Alabama (#3 overall): When you’re drafting #4 overall, you need impact players. This is an impact player. I like him better than a receiver here as he’ll touch the ball more often and help both the running...

NFL Draft: Vikings say Browns weren’t alone targeting Richardson

It has certainly been far less of a talking point for Browns fans, but the compensation used to move from four to three certainly could have been used elsewhere in the 2012 draft had it not been used to grab Trent Richardson. It is possible that those picks could have been used in the pursuit of Kendall Wright or one of the other receivers in a first round trade-up scenario. Alas...

Seneca Wallace open to mentoring Brandon Weeden

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Cleveland Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace made an appearance on WKRK FM/92.3 today and said that he’s not against mentoring young quarterbacks and that he’d be more than happy to help rookie Brandon Weeden. “I know my job going into my 10th season of being in this offense is to prepare Brandon Weeden to get him right...

Browns Secure Franchise RB With Richardson

The Cleveland Browns traded up to the No. 3 spot in the NFL Draft to secure running back Trent Richardson. Fantasy Spin: Richardson has stud potential as a fantasy back, and potentially right away. Should be the No. 1 pick in keeper drafts and an enticing selection as a higher-end No. 2 running back in standard drafts as well. Cleveland gets a major boost after averaging a mere 3...

Eric Mangini says he regrets bringing the Spygate scandal to light

When Eric Mangini exposed the Patriots for videotaping opponents’ signals at the start of the 2007 season, he changed the culture of the NFL. Stealing signals — whether by use of camera or other means — is something that is believed to have been done by almost all teams at one point. Now, teams have to be extremely careful. By bringing the Spygate scandal to light, Mangini...

Getting to know your new Cleveland Browns: Brandon Weeden

Who better to get the inside info on the Browns’ new draft class than the bloggers that followed them in college? We asked Kyle Porter of Pistols Firing to answer some questions about Brandon Weeden. Kyle claims Ubaldo Jimenez as his favorite current Cleveland athlete “his split-finger is a work of art” and will be burning his Nike “Witness” shirt in favor of a Mohamed...

Browns expect starters from first three picks

The Browns went into the draft with the mission of reshaping their offense and that is exactly what they did by taking running back Trent Richardson third, quarterback Brandon Weeden 22nd, right tackle Mitchell Schwartz 37th and wide receiver Travis Benjamin 100th overall with their fifth pick of the draft. Coach Pat Shurmur will be disappointed if the first three picks don'...

Pat's First and 10 and Seneca Wallace speaks

The draft is all about risk and reward. Is the potential reward worth the risk of taking the guy? Is the juice worth the squeeze? You get the point.
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