Cops: Ex-Browns player who stole from charity threatened to shoot man over golf etiquette

HIGHLAND HILLS, Ohio — A former Cleveland Browns player who had his sentencing delayed in an embezzlement case while he participates in a concussion study is now being accused of assaulting a man at a golf course over a loud radio.Highland Hills police on Thursday said Reggie Rucker grabbed Timothy Urbancic by the throat and pushed him at a suburban Cleveland golf course.A police...
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Browns: Defending the Kessler pick

When the Cleveland Browns drafted Cody Kessler in the third round people seemed dumfounded. Kessler, who was projected as a mid to late third day pick went a full day earlier then he was expected to. Why would the Browns pull the trigger on Kessler with supposedly more talented quarterbacks on the board? There is only one needed reason for this pick and that is that Kessler was Coach...
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Browns: Way Too Early 2016 Depth Chart part 1

The Cleveland Browns are almost set for the 2016 season from a roster stand point. With only a few more signings projected to occur before camp the blob of a roster we currently have can finally start being molded into a final product. In part one we look at the offense. The offense for the 2016 Cleveland Browns will have an entirely new look and feel to it. With a completely...
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Johnny Manziel booked, court appearance set for Thursday

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was booked in a Texas jail on Wednesday, for a misdemeanor regarding a domestic violence complaint by ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley reports ESPN reports Manziel voluntarily arrived at Highland Park Jail in Texas on Wednesday to be booked. He reportedly entered a not guilty plea. Image via ESPN Manziel had been charged...
Via The Comeback
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Johnny Manziel booked, released on misdemeanor assault charges

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has ran into a string of trouble as of late and it looks like his most recent bout with the law has landed him in hot water. He was indicted by a Texas grand jury on assault charges filed by ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley, stemming from an incident back in January. Now, according to TMZ, the former Heisman Trophy winner has turned...
Via Campus Sports Net
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RG3 poses as mannequin, surprises high school team

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Talk about a quarterback sneak.Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III posed as a mannequin before surprising a high school team during a presentation. Griffin stood silently on stage in a helmet and full uniform before lunging at two unsuspecting players from North Ridgeville High School.
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Sneaky quarterback: RG3, Browns surprise high school team

CLEVELAND (AP) Talk about a quarterback sneak. Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III posed as a mannequin before surprising a high school team during a presentation. Griffin stood silently on stage in a helmet and full uniform before lunging at two unsuspecting players from North Ridgeville High School. Griffin's teammate, offensive lineman Cam Erving, helped him pull off the ...
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Browns: Projecting all 14 draft picks roles in 2016

The Cleveland Browns went big in the 2016 NFL draft adding fourteen players to the roster (fifteen if you count Jamar Taylor who they acquired through trade from the Dolphins). With so many rookies coming into the fold this season what should we expect from each member of this draft class? Corey Coleman Wide Receiver 15th overall pick Impact: Coleman will have some catching up to...
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Cody Kessler treating Browns' QB situation as if he's the starter

Former University of Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler might lack the overall skill-set to be a solid starting quarterback, but he sure has the confidence to get the job done. Less than a week after being nabbed by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the former Trojan seems prepared to open his NFL career as a starting quarterback. “If...
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Report: Don Shula hospitalized for breathing difficulties

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula has reportedly been hospitalized after experiencing difficulties breathing, per 7News in Miami. He was “rushed” to Aventura hospital Monday night after a bad episode of sleep apnea, though he was described afterwards as “alert and in good spirits,” per 7News. A family spokesman relayed this message: “Coach has been entertaining...
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WATCH: 6-Foot-1 Browns Rookie LB Joe Schobert Throws Down Nasty 360 Windmill Dunk

° With the 99th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns selected former Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert. The 6-foot-1, 244-pound Schobert was named Big Ten Linebacker of the Year in 2015, after racking up 9.5 sacks and 19.5 tackles for loss. His elite production and intriguing athleticism (he posted a 35.5-inch vertical at his Wisconsin Pro Day) made him an...
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The Cleveland Browns are swinging for the fences and it’s a beautiful thing

The Cleveland Browns have been very, very bad for a very, very long time.  This is not a new story.  But what is new is what they are trying to do about it. Since being resurrected in 1999, the Browns have had enough rebuilding projects to have their own series on HGTV.  They’ve gone through seven general managers in that timespan including Dwight Clark, Butch Davis, Phil Savage...
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Browns claim Cody Kessler will have chance to start

Many expected the Cleveland Browns to select a quarterback at some point in the 2016 NFL Draft, but they never expected them to end up taking USC’s Cody Kessler in the third round on Friday. Now it looks like Kessler could end up having a huge impact in the NFL. According to’s Mary Kay Cabot, head coach Hue Jackson said that Kessler is going to have the chance to...
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WATCH: Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright gets drafted, loses mind

Scooby Wright is ready to jump headfirst into the NFL. And into a pool, for that matter. The Arizona linebacker was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round with the No. 250 overall pick on Saturday. He reacted to the news with a celebration for the ages: by spontaneously diving into the backyard family pool. Whilst fully clothed. Scooby Wright got drafted by the...
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The Browns go on a legendary wide receiver run in the draft

The Cleveland Browns stockpiled picks coming into this year's NFL Draft, and then they decided to stockpile wide receivers.It started with the selection of Corey Coleman with the 15th overall pick on Thursday.And then came Saturday when the Browns drafted wideouts Ricardo Louis (Round 4, 114th overall), Seth Devalve (Round 4, 138th overall), Jordan Payton (Round 5, 154th overall...
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The Cleveland Browns played good poker at least: While We’re Waiting…

The Cleveland Browns completed the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft and I don’t get the sense that Cleveland Browns fans are miserable. That’s saying something, especially in a year where the Browns traded not once, but twice in order to move down. It was reminiscent of Eric Mangini, only with fewer veteran role players.1 In the end of this trade-down by Sashi Brown and crew...
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Browns have ‘no plans’ to trade Joe Thomas

Offensive tackle Joe Thomas is easily one of the Cleveland Browns’ best draft picks of the last decade and he is hoping to stick around for just a little while longer. The subject of him getting traded has come up several times over the last few months and it is still unclear if he will be around into the 2016 season. However, he has been talking with reporters recently and he...
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Browns fans start GoFundMe page to support team’s top draft pick

Some Cleveland Browns fans are taking a foray into some serious gallows humor ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft by starting a GoFundMe page in attempt to raise funds to support the player the team selects in the first round on Thursday night. Here’s the page’s pitch: Ever year on a Thursday in April, an atrocity occurs to ruin the lives of a few poor souls. Men that have spent years...
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Cleveland Browns 7-Round Mock Draft and Predictions

I hate mock drafts and by draft day the last thing I want to do is read another one. But it’s also the day I reserve to release my yearly 7-round Cleveland Browns mock draft. There’s no point, other than clicks, to release 10 versions of a mock draft. It’s fun for a while, but […] The post Cleveland Browns 7-Round Mock Draft and Predictions appeared first on Browns Beat.
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What if the Browns used all of their picks on Ohio State Buckeyes?

Cleveland fans, in large, love their Ohio State Buckeye, and for good reason.  When Draft Day rolls around, and a Buckeye is within reach, there is bound to be a large segment of the Browns-based population starts to raise their collective antennae. Fans think of the domination. They think of the scouting of these players on signing day and getting all pumped about what a kid...
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Former Browns coach Mike Pettine shares biggest regrets

With less that two days remaining until the 2016 NFL Draft, ESPN Cleveland analyst Tony Grossi penned a well-reported story on former Browns head coach Mike Pettine and the weekend that would ultimately torpedo his career in Cleveland: the 2014 NFL Draft that saw then GM Ray Farmer select cornerback Justin Gilbert and quarterback Johnny Manziel in the first round. “The two guys...
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Report: Browns open to moving down from No. 8 in NFL Draft

After collecting a hoard of extra draft picks from the Philadelphia Eagles to move from No. 2 down to No. 8 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns are reportedly open to moving even farther down the board. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports also reports the team’s targeted players after moving down would be either receiver Laquon Treadwell out of Ole Miss or offensive...
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Close friend is 'desperate to help' Johnny Manziel

One of Johnny Manziel’s childhood friends is extremely concerned about the former Cleveland Browns quarterback. Nate Fitch, a friend Manziel met in middle school who later became his manager at Texas A&M, tweeted on Sunday that he has not heard from Manziel and is very worried about him. I love you brother. I'm desperate to help you. The past week without hearing from you...
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Robert Griffin III hoping Josh Gordon gets career on track

Robert Griffin III and Josh Gordon were teammates at Baylor, and now they could be again with Griffin joining the Cleveland Browns. Gordon, however, needs to get his life in order if he wants to play football again, and Griffin is rooting for him to get himself straightened out. Griffin considers Gordon “family” and talked about the receiver’s struggles. “He knows I’m...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns could trade down in draft again

The Browns already have a boatload of draft picks after trading the No. 2 pick in this year’s draft to the Eagles for the No. 8 pick. Sashi Brown, the team’s vice president of football operations, hinted Thursday that the Browns might not be done moving back in the first round and amassing more picks. According to Mary Cabot the Cleveland Plain Dealer via Pro Football Talk...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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