BROWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Crowell still making amends for controversial Instagram post

Isaiah Crowell faced the media on Thursday at the Cleveland Browns practice facility and not surprisingly the issue of a controversial image he posted last month on Instagram was a topic of discussion. Crowell in July posted a disturbing image of a police officer being stabbed in the throat by a person in a black hood in reaction to the fatal shootings of black men by police in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Gordon defends friendship with 'good friend' Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have likely spoken to Josh Gordon about the company he keeps in his free time, which most infamously includes Johnny Manziel. No matter how you look at it, the Browns can’t be thrilled about Gordon hanging out with their former quarterback. But that doesn’t mean Gordon is just going to ditch his good buddy. On Thursday, Gordon told reporters at training...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III on QB battle: Only one of us runs 4.3

Robert Griffin III made a funny comment Friday morning speaking to reporters about the quarterback competition this summer with the Cleveland Browns. “There’s only one of us that runs 4.3 [40-yard dash].” It’s important to note Griffin’s tongue was placed firmly in cheek when he made the comment, and he actually had nothing but good things to say about his competitors...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Josh Gordon avoid joining the Cleveland Browns one-year wonder list?

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon may be facing his last chance to prove he is more than the team’s latest one-year wonder. The Cleveland Browns have delivered more than their share of disappointment to fans since returning to the NFL in 1999. Those dark Sunday afternoons have been briefly interspersed with the occasional highlight, […] Can Josh Gordon avoid joining...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
2 hours ago

TGS 2016 Preview: Cleveland Browns

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Cleveland Browns. 2015 in a nutshell: They finish 3-13, which — rather surprisingly — is their worst record this century. They use three ineffective quarterbacks, which brings that total to 24 since 1999. Why 2016 could be different: They brought...
Via This Given Sunday
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns WR Josh Gordon says he's a 'different person' on first day of camp

The Cleveland Browns are set to get their star receiver Josh Gordon back this season after missing all of 2015 and most of 2014 due to his repeated suspensions. He’ll be a huge lift to the offense, assuming he stays both healthy and clean off the field, avoiding any other drug violations to warrant another ban.Gordon reported to training camp on Thursday with the rest of the Browns...
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Browns Show Support for Josh Gordon But Ask for Maximum Effort in Return

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon claims he's ready for the challenge of reviving his NFL career. After missing 27 of the team's last 32 games and being suspended in each of the last four seasons for violating the league's substance abuse policy, Gordon is prepared to show why he's changed. The NFL reinstated Gordon on Monday, but he will serve a four-game suspension...
Via Stack
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McCown has looked better at times than RG3

If Robert Griffin III gets out to a slow start during training camp and the preseason, there is one person we know who will be ready to take his job: Josh McCown. Ahead of the Cleveland Browns opening training camp on Friday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer did a breakdown on the team’s quarterback position. The Browns would obviously like RG3 to win the starting job, but McCown is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon thankful for support from Browns

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was reinstated by the NFL on Monday, and he seems to be both grateful and excited about it. He released a statement via Twitter later that evening, saying he was “blessed and grateful” to be granted the opportunity to play again. He also spoke with the media for the first time since being reinstated on Thursday. Gordon started by complimenting...
Via The Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Humbled Gordon grateful for another chance with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Humbled, grateful and determined to make up for lost time and to those who stood by him, Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon stood on an NFL practice field and finally felt peace. Surrounded by teammates eager to start a new season, Gordon was home. This is where he belongs. Recently reinstated by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell following a lengthy drug suspension...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns make it official: Desmond Bryant out for 2016

The Cleveland Browns placed Desmond Bryant on the reserve/non-football injury list, ending his 2016 season before it began. The Cleveland Browns made the expected official on Thursday, placing defensive end Desmond Bryant on the reserve/non-football injury list. The move means that Bryant, who tore a pectoral muscle during an off-season workout and underwent surgery, will […] Cleveland...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
21 hours ago

Cleveland Browns 2016 training camp primer: who to follow, schedule

Cleveland Browns training camp kicks off on Friday, July 29th. The best way you can follow all of the camp coverage is to set your home page to Dawgs By Nature, where we will have daily recaps of every training camp session, highlights from Hue Jackson's news conferences, and more. I also recommend that you follow us on Twitter @DawgsByNature. Listed below, you can find everyone...
Via Dawgs By Nature
22 hours ago

Hue Jackson: Browns will give Josh Gordon a fresh start

Josh Gordon will get a clean slate when he returns to the Cleveland Browns, according to coach Hue Jackson. Jackson and Browns executive vice president Sashi Brown both spoke about Gordon on Thursday, and they sound happy to welcome back as long as he stays out of trouble. #Browns Hue Jax said Josh Gordon will have to be accountable. "His slate's clean with....hit the restart...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns have struggled at the quarterback position for a number of years. And while there are obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Cleveland Browns, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 23, how many of them can you name? Clue: Years active  
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Brown needs concussion money to repay charities he stole from

CLEVELAND — A former Cleveland Browns wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing over $100,000 from his charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses promises to pay it back once he gets his part of a settlement with the National Football League.Cleveland.com reports a court filing by Reggie Rucker's attorneys says he's awaiting an estimated $190,000 from the $1...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor can visit Ohio State as five-year ban comes to a close

Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s five-year disassociation ban from the school expired Tuesday, meaning Pryor can now return to and associate with his alma mater. Pryor was given a notice by Buckeyes’ athletic director Gene Smith on July 26, 2011 saying the school could not associate with the former quarterback. Pryor was a part of a group of players that violated...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 to be given four out of five first-team reps

If we needed any further proof that the Cleveland Browns are all-in on quarterback Robert Griffin III, we now have it. Tony Grossi, appearing on "PFT Live" Tuesday morning, said the Browns plan on giving RG3 four out of five first-team snaps during training camp, presumably to get him prepared to start the regular season. “It’s not an open competition with Josh McCown,...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon ‘on thin ice’ with Browns

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was conditionally reinstated by the NFL on Monday, and as long as he serves his four-game suspension and stays clean, he’ll be eligible to suit up for the team in the near future. Gordon can begin practicing with the team when they open training camp on Thursday, and it will be interesting to see what kind of shape he’s in. The Browns...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Gordon 'on thin ice' with 'weary' Browns

Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL after missing the entire 2015 season, but he’s not out of the woods yet. In addition to already being hit with a four-game ban to open the season, Gordon is reportedly “on thin ice” with Hue Jackson and the Browns coaching staff, per Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. Cole also notes that some within the Browns organization...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns WR Josh Gordon is reinstated, suspended 4 games

The NFL has notified Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon that he has been reinstated on a conditional basis but that he will be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season.Gordon, 25, has been suspended indefinitely since February 2015, and the league had denied his last petition for reinstatement in April after he failed an NFL administered drug test in March.He...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Know About The Josh Gordon Situation

The Cleveland Browns are the NFL media's punchline. Recently on NFL Live, the cast has been playing a game they call "QB Roulette", where the panel member can either stay with the QB of the given team, or spin the wheel and get the player on which it lands. QB roulette returns to NFL Live. Rules: Would you stay with your current QB or spin to get another one. pic.twitter.com/wa6UZj8wRi—...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Barkevious Mingo gets bigger to stay on the field

The NFL is a passing league in 2016.  Quarterbacks routinely pass the ball 50 times, and that’s not going to change any time soon.  The Cleveland Browns drafted outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo for that reason.  They saw a pure pass rusher that could get after the quarterback and wreak havoc.  Mingo is still unproven in that department, though.  That’s not all his wrongdoing...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns coach Hue Jackson has “drawn up plays” for Terrelle Pryor

Head coach Hue Jackson and the Cleveland Browns aren’t forgetting about talent-laden receiver Terrelle Pryor. According to Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com, Jackson has already “drawn up plays” for Pryor, mostly in an effort to create opportunities—on designed touches such as short passes and reverses—for the former college quarterback to run with the ball in his hands. ...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel gives update on his health, says he won't quit drinking

Johnny Manziel's professional life has been in a downward spiral since being unceremoniously released from the Cleveland Browns in March, and those close to him are more concerned with Manziel's personal health than if he'll ever play again in the NFL. After Browns staff and other NFL players around the league have publicly called for Manziel to seek help dealing with his off-field...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the police to essentially threaten Browns, fans?

In the aftermath of the horror that rocked the nation last week in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas, Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell did something very stupid. The 23-year-old posted a graphic illustration online depicting the murder of a police officer, and although he took the post down almost immediately and issued an apology, he’ll likely never live that original...
Via This Given Sunday
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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