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Mike Pettine: Browns to name starting QB by third preseason game

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine told reporters Monday that he will name the team’s starting quarterback by their third preseason game, which takes place Aug. 23 against the St. Louis Rams. The starting job will likely be awarded to either rookie Johnny Manziel or six-year veteran Brian Hoyer.  Veteran Tyler Thigpen and rookie Connor Shaw will compete for the backup...
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Pettine to name starter by preseason week 3

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine is aiming for a specific time to name his starting quarterback going into the 2014 season, or does he? Pettine told reporters on Monday that the thrid week of the preseason is when he'll have enough information to make hopefully the correct call. He's meeting Tuesday with OC Kyle Shanahan and QBs coach Dowell Loggains to figure out...
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Mike Pettine: Browns won't cut Josh Gordon despite issues

With the pending playing status of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon up in the air, head coach Mike Pettine says the team has no plans to cut the troubled receiver. Speaking with the Akron Beacon-Journal Pettine had plenty to say about Gordon, insisting that the team will stand behind Gordon as he faces a year-long ban. […]
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Mike Pettine plans on naming a starting quarterback by the third preseason game

Browns head coach Mike Pettine says he plans on naming a starting quarterback by the time week three of the preseason rolls around. “Yeah, it’s definitely still up in the air. It could be sooner, and that’s something we’re going to discuss in that meeting. It’ll be before the third preseason game. I just don’t have a date. I don’t know if I’ll set a date and kind...
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Mike Pettine admits he spoke with Johnny Manziel about his off the field life

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal during a Q&A that he’s spoken to rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel about his off the field life. Q: You haven’t addressed the media since Manziel’s “money phone” video created a stir. A: “I’m not sure because it was brought up to me and I don’t know the answer, but somebody told me that...
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Mike Pettine: Browns won’t cut Josh Gordon

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is facing a one-year ban from the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for the third time. Gordon was also arrested on the weekend of July 4, for driving while impaired in Raleigh, North Carolina. These incidents have led to speculation that the Browns may cut Gordon, but head coach Mike Pettine said Monday that it will...
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Report: Browns to name starting QB by third preseason game

Will it be Brian Hoyer or Johnny Manziel leading the Browns this season? We'll know in about a month. In a Q&A with the Akron Beacon Journal, Browns coach Mike Pettine said the starting quarterback will be named prior to the team's third preseason contest on Aug. 23. “Yeah, it’s definitely still up in the air. It could be sooner, and that’s something we’re...
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Cleveland Browns’ Brian Hoyer rated 26th best QB fantasy option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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Johnny Manziel tops Wilson, Kaepernick and Manning in jersey sales

The NFL will announce on Monday that more Johnny Manziel No. 2 Cleveland Browns jerseys were sold on during the first quarter of the league’s fiscal year than any other player’s jersey. Manziel topped Super Bowl-winning Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (No. 2), San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (No. 3) and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton...
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The Top Five Most Intriguing Players in Cleveland Browns Training Camp

As we’re on the precipice of Cleveland Browns training camp, I couldn’t be more excited to see who steps up. The Browns have a lot of question marks as any team should coming off a four-win season. The good news is that there are a lot of new faces to address many of the obvious holes we all complained about at the end of last season. Offensive line, cornerback, linebacker and...
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Browns Trying Out Local Homeless Men at Wide Receiver

The Cleveland Browns are holding an open tryout for local homeless men today in hopes of uncovering some wide receiver talent.  “It’s no secret that we have some issues at wide receiver,” said general manager Ray Farmer. “It’s also no secret that the advice of a homeless man caused us to draft Johnny Manziel. So the thought was that we may as well tap the homeless for...
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Camp Preview – DL: Browns look to build on their great line play from last season

In 2013, the Browns were one of the best teams in the NFL at getting to the quarterback, leading the league in QB hits (121) and finishing tied for sixteenth in sacks (49). Now while defensive lineman did not make up much of these stats, especially sacks where the d-line only recorded 10.5 sacks, the success in the trenches last season cannot be overlooked. Many times, these battles...
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Terrance West a 'legitimate threat' to Ben Tate and starters role

The Cleveland Browns want to improve their running game that was virtually non-existent in 2013 and signed Ben Tate in the offseason to help. Tate is man on a mission to be starting RB come September, however, the team used rookie Terrance West in the starter role during OTA practices and some believe he could challenge for the starting job. Coach Mike Pettine has said that he...
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Cleveland Browns Position Preview: The Kickoff

Cleveland Browns football is creeping in. The Browns will be on the field in exactly one week to begin training camp. Preseason action is just three weeks away. We’re almost back to football. With football primed to knock on the doorstep in a matter of days, we’re ready to kick things into full force here at CSC. It’s time for breakdowns, previews and the ramping up of football...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Joe Thomas’ wife is an All-Pro in the looks department

This week’s Female Friday features Annie Thomas, the wife of All Pro LT Joe Thomas. When she’s not busy being attractive, you can find her on the sidelines at a Cleveland State Women’s Basketball game. Since 2007, Thomas has been an assistant for the team, but if it gives us more opportunities to see her face then I’m all for it.   You may also be interested in:Projecting...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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