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Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

QB Josh McCown settles into two roles for Browns ► CLEVELAND -- Josh McCown was the first player to speak to the local media ... McCown is the Browns' starting quarterback for a to-be-determined length ... 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles trade with Cleveland Browns to draft ... ► More and more mock drafts these days have the Eagles making a big move up from No. 20 to No. 2...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition

Anyone who thinks the Browns should take an offensive lineman in the first round of the draft should be required to thoroughly explain themselves. A laser pointer and film are strongly encouraged. Barkevious Mingo is my pick for a big breakout this year. Most people don’t understand how hard it is to be an effective pass […] The post Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition appeared...
Via Browns Beat
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Browns Provide Reasoning Behind Taking Manziel Over Bridgewater

Photo | Getty ImagesAt this time last year, all of the NFL Draft “analysts” were telling anyone who would listen that former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wasn’t cut out for the NFL. After being projected as the top overall pick at the beginning of the 2013 season, Bridgewater’s draft stock plummeted and was no longer a lock for the first round. Teddy wound up...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden becoming a leader for Browns: ‘I know what's going on’

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden is considered one of the best cover men in the NFL; however, he wants to be one of the top leaders on his team. Haden, going into his sixth season, has matured and wants to help the younger players succeed in the NFL. "This is my sixth year in the league (and) it sounds crazy when I even say it," Haden said, via "But I...
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Browns’ defensive backfield can be NFL’s best in 2015

In February, Ray Farmer addressed his approach to the 2015 free agency period, and some saw that as Farmer tempering expectations.  “Active? Not Active? It’s really about being judicious and making smart decisions.” Farmer said, via Kevin Jones of  He seemed to hold true to that, and made his biggest signing at cornerback, filling […] The post Browns’...
Via Browns Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns GM discusses Manziel's future, Marcus Mariota

Just a day after Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine answered “sure, why not?” when asked about the potential the Browns trade up in Round 1 of next week’s NFL draft for quarterback Marcus Mariota, general manager Ray Farmer expressed the same sentiment, down to the words. Asked Thursday in his press conference about whether the Browns indeed had interest in trading up...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ray Farmer: “It’s always about finding the best players to make your team better”

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer’s Thursday morning press conference was quite interesting, not for specific revelations concerning prospects and picks, but for his take on team-building philosophy. Near the end of the 30-plus minute presser, Farmer was asked about quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, and of how much of a priority it is to find a franchise...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Starks intends on helping Browns improve leaky run defense

New Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Randy Starks felt like he was overlooked in Miami, but he feels he can make an impact on the team's defensive line. “I take a lot of pride in that,” Starks said, via “I’m not so much going out there trying to prove Miami wrong, but I’m trying to show [Cleveland] made a good decision in bringing me here to contribute....
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Earth Day from Governor Kasich, Jimmy Haslam, and Pilot Flying J

To celebrate Earth Day, formally observed on April 22 every year worldwide, here’s a video posted at the Guardian of a newly built fuel-free train in Japan that levitates on magnets and is designed to transport commuters at a speed of 500 kilometers (310 miles) per hour. An equivalent in the United States would be a trip from Cleveland to Chicago in about an hour. That would mean...
Via Cleveland Frowns
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden recruited Tramon Williams to Cleveland

Tramon Williams is a veteran used to winning football games on the largest of stages. Spending his career with the Green Bay Packers, he’s reached playoffs seven times and won a Super Bowl. A free agent, the successful Williams decided to spend the next several seasons with the Cleveland Browns, having signed a three-year, $21 million deal. Why would such a decorated player decide...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime Chiefs fan

During his career with the Kansas City Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe had a routine before every home game at Arrowhead Stadium where he would seek out and give a kiss to Betsy Johnson at her front-row seat on the 45-yard line. Johnson, a longtime Chiefs fan and season ticket-holder since 1986, passed away at the age...Read More The post Former Chief Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns 2015 NFL schedule

The Cleveland Browns open the 2015 season on the road against the New York Jets on Sunday, Sept. 13. The Browns home opener is against the Tennessee Titans in Week 2, followed by the Oakland Raiders in Week 3. Cleveland’s bye-week is Week 11.  The Browns have two prime time games: Week 9 on the road against the Bengals (Thursday Night Football), and then Monday night in...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns in great position to add BPA in NFL draft

With the 2015 NFL draft about a week away, the Cleveland Browns find themselves in a pretty comfortable position. Having two picks in the top 20 (Nos. 12 and 19), and a roster with far fewer holes in it than last season, the Browns have positioned themselves to not be forced into taking the best […] The post Browns in great position to add BPA in NFL draft appeared first on Browns Beat.
Via Browns Beat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Teammates didn’t know Josh Gordon wasn’t allowed to drink

According to Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden, teammates had no idea that troubled receiver Josh Gordon was prohibited from drinking alcohol as a condition of his return to the NFL. They apparently found that little detail out after a flight to Las Vegas after the regular season ended, where several teammates enjoyed drinks with Gordon, who knew full well is was a no no. As...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine Says Rumor Team Will ‘Dump’ Johnny Manziel are Ridiculous

The Cleveland Browns quarterback saga has taken yet another turn. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that Cleveland is “90 percent done” with quarterback Johnny Manziel, even before he reached year No. 2 (via However, Browns head coach Mike Pettine shot down its purported truth, per NFL Media’s Marc Sessler: “I filed that one in the ridiculous category when it...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden on Johnny Manziel: ‘I could tell there’s something different with him’

Joe Haden believes he has seen a change in teammate Johnny Manziel following the quarterback’s 10-week stay in rehab. Haden counts Manziel as one of his closest friends on the Cleveland Browns and went to bat for the QB last season. After an anonymous player ridiculed Manziel’s rookie season, Haden came to the former Heisman...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel receives support from Mike Pettine, LeBron James

Johnny Manziel received words of encouragement and statements of support from two bigwigs on the Cleveland sports scene: Mike Pettine and LeBron James, with both saying that he is a member of their respective families, so to speak. The Cleveland Browns head coach on Tuesday blasted an ESPN report from earlier this month that speculated...Read More The post Johnny Manziel receives...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine still interested in Mariota

The Cleveland Browns took a QB last year in the first round of the NFL Draft. By now you know all about Johnny Manziel’s ups and downs, even though the Browns are still saying all the right things. Could they take another QB in the first round next Thursday night? This would turn the media circus already surrounding Cleveland into a media frenzy. #Browns Pettine on if he's still...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden had 'no idea' Josh Gordon couldn't drink

Part of the reasoning behind the ongoing perspective that the Browns are dysfunctional is because of Josh Gordon’s well-publicized issues. Highlighting those issues further is that his latest transgression with the league over substance abuse occurred on the watch of his teammates and a former Browns coach, when Gordon drank on a private plane on the way to Vegas. Gordon was tested...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video of Cleveland Browns WR Andrew Hawkins’ speed and agility is insane

The Cleveland Browns have their fair share of playmakers. Could Andrew Hawkins, who had a solid 2014, be a superstar in the making? He certainly has the natural ability. This video is nuts. There's fast… and then there's Andrew Hawkins' speed. Browns wide receiver rips through drill in a flash. VIDEO: — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 18, 2015 Wow...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Sleepers The Browns Should Target in the Later Rounds

As the 2015 NFL Draft draws closer, Ray Farmer continues to prepare his draft boards in an attempt to improve the team’s roster. With a multitude of needs up and down the team’s depth chart to fill, the embattled Browns GM must make the most of each of his ten picks, including those in the later rounds. Here are 5 sleepers the Browns brass should consider in those later rounds...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Andrew Hawkins shows off crazy footwork

Now in his fifth season in the NFL, it’s entirely possible you’ve never heard of Andrew Hawkins. So far in his career, split between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns, he has 149 receptions and 6 TDs. With these kind of skills, you have to think he has a big chance to step up for the Browns next year with the absence of Josh Gordon… Point the biggest skeptic...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleveland Browns WR Andrew Hawkins Shows Off Some Crazy Footwork

The one good thing about the off-season is that for the next few months everyone is equal. Everyone's record is 0-0, no one leads the division, and everyone has a shot. Now whether they still have one come December will often depend on the kind of work the players put in during the off-season months.If the Cleveland Browns can be half as good as Andrew Hawkins' footwork is here the...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns unveil new uniforms

After an inexplicable amount of hype and some rather hilarious/ridiculous leaks, the Cleveland Browns finally officially unveiled their new uniforms on Tuesday, a fortnight ahead of the draft. Cleveland Browns release NEW 2015 uniforms #BrownsUnis >>> — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) April 14, 2015 As you can see, Cleveland...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns considering moving up for Marcus Mariota

The Cleveland Browns signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown this offseason and are hoping Johnny Manziel is a new man when he emerges from rehab, but that does not mean they are opposed to drafting a quarterback in the first round later this month. Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Browns are “truly interested” in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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