Browns looking for next man up

If cornerback Joe Haden can't go for the Browns on Sunday, the spotlight will turn to rookies Leon McFadden and Julian Posey.
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter King: Pass interference call “handed New England a win”

Tom Brady throws deep down the right sideline for Josh Boyce, into the end zone, with rookie cornerback Leon McFadden in coverage. There is light contact. Incidental contact. The ball falls incomplete. McFadden is flagged for defensive pass interference. The 29-yard penalty puts the ball at the Cleveland 1, and Brady throws the winning touchdown pass to Danny Amendola on the next...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pics: First look at the new FirstEnergy Stadium

The details will be forthcoming, but we wanted you to see the latest pictures of what the new Browns stadium will look like. Click photos for bigger looks. I’m sure higher quality pics will be available soon. [Related: NFL News: Leon McFadden’s snap count to increase]  
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Leon McFadden’s snap count to increase

As the Cleveland Browns continue to have one of the better defensive units in the NFL, it may soon see an increased snap presence from rookie cornerback Leon McFadden. In a recent edition of “Hey Mary,” Cleveland Plain Dealer beat writer stated that McFadden should have a larger role once the Browns come out of their bye week. “I have complete confidence in him.” said Browns...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Rookie Leon McFadden Ready For Increased Role Against Miami Dolphins

Photo via Cleveland.com After a back-and-forth camp battle with Chris Owens, it was determined that Buster Skrine would get the nod at the second cornerback position opposite of Joe Haden. While being victimized last season by what seemed like every starting quarterback in the NFL, Skrine has shown considerable improvement over the offseason, and he appeared to be making large strides...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mingo’s injury puts spotlight on McFadden

Last season the Browns started several players that were drafted in 2012. They included Trent Richardson, Brandon Weeden and Mitchell Schwartz, plus spot starts or significant contributions from Billy Winn, John Hughes, James Michael-Johnson and Travis Benjamin. In addition, undrafted free agents Craig Robertson, L.J. Fort, Tashaun Gipson, Josh Cooper and Johnson Bademosi all were...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

McFadden Trying to Make Mark

BEREA, Ohio--Rookie Leon McFadden is trying to make a quick impression on the coaching staff and make his case for being the starting cornerback opposite of Joe Haden. However, McFadden will have a lot of ground to make up between now and Sept, 8 as he tries to overtake veterans Chris Owens and Buster Skrine. Owens is the favorite to open the season by virtue of his NFL experience...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns sign third-round CB Leon McFadden to 4-year deal

Browns third-round pick Leon McFadden won't miss a beat in his bid to become the starting cornerback opposite Joe Haden. McFadden, 5-9, 195, signed a four-year contract today on rookie reporting day for the Browns. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. McFadden's signing came hours after the Browns signed defensive lineman Armonty Bryant, the seventh-round pick out of East...
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July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Select Leon McFadden In Third Round Of 2013 NFL Draft

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...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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