Cleveland Browns Training Camp 2016: Special Teams Preview (Return Game)

Today's special teams preview for training camp will be a little bit different than the other ones we've been running. We already covered kicker and punter, but we still have long snapper, the return game, and coverage units left to cover. Those areas are covered in today's general special teams preview, but the only position that will have a profile is long snapper --...
Via Dawgs By Nature
10 hours ago

Browns’ radical changes elude Berea camp, for now

Rookies will report to Berea in just two more days, and the first open practice of the Browns’ 2016 training camp is next Friday. Fans will have 11 chances to see witness practices in person for free, a tradition dating back to the early 1990s. The team has been working to move training camp to the Columbus area, but backlash ensued, and the notion didn’t reach fruition this...
Via Browns Plainly
13 hours ago

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, 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
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns, Robert Griffin III getting fresh start together

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Following his unceremonious exit from Washington, Robert Griffin III left behind a note in his locker that encouraged forgiveness and a positive attitude. In Cleveland, he's seeking redemption. Benched and booted by the Redskins, Griffin has a fresh start with the Browns, who are hoping a player who flashed great promise and potential just a few years ago can find...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspended WR Josh Gordon meets with Roger Goodell

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon hasn’t played in a NFL game since December of 2014, finding himself suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy multiple times since. The NFL’s leading receiver from back in 2013 cannot apply for reinstatement until August. Though, he took a crucial step in the process by meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns capsule

CLEVELAND BROWNS (3-13) OPEN CAMP: July 29, Berea, Ohio LAST YEAR: More of same for Browns, who couldn't get out of own way and remained one of NFL's most inept teams. Although Cleveland's offense was serviceable, defense couldn't stop pass or run and coach Mike Pettine, a former defensive coordinator, was fired following finale, along with general manager Ray Farmer. Owner Jimmy...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel allegedly punched man in the face at wedding last week

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been trying to show everyone he is committed to getting sober and returning to football. However, he seems to have drawn more negative attention to himself after an incident last week. TMZ reported that while Manziel was attending a wedding over the weekend, he and another man got into a physical altercation where the former...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown has Fathead of him kicking Browns punter (pic)

Antonio Brown made a play for the ages during a game against the Cleveland Browns back in 2014 when he leaped over would-be tackler in Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning during a dazzling punt return. But what the play so memorable is that Brown also kicked Lanning in the face while evading the tackle. #tbt Antonio Brown kicks Spencer Lanning on a punt return pic.twitter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Redskins teammate not a big fan of Robert Griffin III

To say that Robert Griffin III was a divisive figure during his four-year tenure with the Washington Redskins would be an understatement. Griffin III saw his career get off to a rock-solid start, as he led Washington to a division title as a rookie. Since suffering a late-season injury that year, the former Heisman winner has never been the same. Now, looking to rejuvenate his...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana Moss ranks Robert Griffin below Rex Grossman and Jason Campbell

When Robert Griffin burst onto the NFL scene in 2012, many thought he was going to be the Washington Redskins' franchise quarterback for the foreseeable future. But injuries and poor play ended RG3's tenure in Washington after only four years.To say his time with the Redskins was a disappointment would be an understatement. But possibly the best example of how far RG3's reputation...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

After invite, Cleveland Browns' Isiaiah Crowell attends funeral of Dallas policeman

Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell found himself embroiled in controversy after a social media post that depicted a law enforcement officer being stabbed by a man in a hood.The post came shortly after the tragedy in Dallas July 7 that saw five policeman killed and others wounded.Crowell subsequently apologized and offered a game check -- around $35,000 -- to the Dallas...
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4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson reaches out to Johnny Manziel

Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson, now coaching receivers with the Cleveland Browns, invited former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel to give him a jingle on Sunday. @JManziel2 Boss hit my line — Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) July 17, 2016 It’s unclear what the point of the conversation would be, should Manziel decide to call Ochocinco. However, one might assume it would be...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: I won’t stop drinking, am mostly being healthy

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel finally opened up about what he’s going through and shared a bit of his plan for the future. And even though he said he was done partying following his trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on July 1, it doesn’t seem like he’s done drinking. Nor does it seem like many NFL teams are interested in his services, which is probably why...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Rookie WR Rashard Higgins Shows Off Ridiculous Hands In Bizarre Receiving Drill

Given the Cleveland Browns' current quarterback situation, rookie wide receiver Rashard Higgins should probably be prepared to snag errant passes. Judging by a recent video of his training, he's doing exactly that: @CALLME_WOOD Rashard Higgins Cleveland Browns WR in the lab crafting!!!! "There's levels to this" — David Robinson (@drobsports1) July...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Losing Desmond Bryant could really hurt the Cleveland Browns

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the Cleveland Browns can’t catch a break. TGFTC, right? This week, the Browns lost their best pass-rusher, Desmond Bryant, to a freak, season-ending pectoral injury. And that hurts, because pass-rushing is kind of important (re-watch Super Bowl 50 for a reminder) and the Browns ranked 29th in football with just 29 sacks last season...
Via This Given Sunday
10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Crowell donating game check to Dallas police foundation

Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell is trying to make things right after he posted a photo on social media last week that depicted a police officer being stabbed. In a video he shared on Facebook Wednesday morning, Crowell announced that he is donating his first game check this season to the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the families of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Running Back Isaiah Crowell Under Fire For Controversial Instagram Post

Cleveland Browns’ running back Isaiah Crowell posted-and-deleted on Instagram an image of a police officer getting his throat slit by a man dressed in all black.  “Mood: They give polices all types of weapons and they continuously choose to kill us…(hashtag)Weak,” the caption read.  Here’s the post: Posted and then deleted from Isaiah Crowell’s Instagram. pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson asks Browns on Twitter for job, gets it

Chad Johnson is reporting to NFL training camp this month for the first time since 2012, only this time he won’t need to bring his pads with him. On Tuesday, Johnson wrote on Twitter that he is going to be joining the Cleveland Browns at training camp on July 28. What a blessing Hue Jackson is, see y'all in Cleveland on the 28th, no cleats this time just knowledge — Chad...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns react to Isaiah Crowell's graphic Instagram photo

The Cleveland Browns say they have no plans to release Isaiah Crowell in the wake of a graphic image the running back shared on social media that depicted a police officer being stabbed. Following the killings of two black men by police last week, Crowell posted a drawn image on Instagram that showed a man dressed in all black with a hood on stabbing an officer in the throat. “They...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns voided Manziel's guaranteed money

Looking back at it now, the Cleveland Browns’ decision to draft Johnny Manziel was a big-time mistake. Besides all of the off-the-field antics, Manziel was barely a factor as a quarterback during his time in Cleveland. But the Browns were able to make some more intelligent moves at the end of the Manziel era. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk is reporting that Cleveland was able...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Browns jersey can be had for $1.99?

To say that Johnny Manziel’s two-year stint as a member of the Cleveland Browns was an unmitigated, dumpster fire-level disaster would be a massive understatement. The disappointing and sometimes troubling saga of Johnny Football’s failed NFL career — at least at this point, if not from here on — more than aptly justifies why his No. 2 Browns jersey evidently can be had...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Brown accepts $600,000 judgment from EA Sports in likeness case

Electronic Arts will pay NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown $600,000 as part of a voluntary judgment in a likeness case that was taking place in Phoenix. The settlement means that the case will be dismissed and Brown’s claims will be released. Brown was suing EA over Madden, and its usage of Brown without his permission. According to Brown, the company had come to him to ask permission...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns fans RSVP to 2033 Super Bowl parade

Cleveland Browns fans can’t help but feel optimistic after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Finals. How optimistic are Browns fans? A Facebook group has popped up and has more than 3,000 fans interested and 3,000 more listed as “going” to a Super Bowl parade - at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland in 2033. The 2033 isn’t a typo, folks. The page humorously said the...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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