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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Browns Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
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Cleveland Browns Draft Recap and Breakdown

After taking a look at the big picture and letting things settle, here are some thoughts on the Cleveland Browns draft.   The Picks In the 1st round the Browns took Danny Shelton (nose tackle, 12 overall) and Cameron Erving (offensive line, 19 overall). With their pick in the 2nd round, the Browns took Nate […] The post Cleveland Browns Draft Recap and Breakdown appeared first on Browns Beat.
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Browns GM explains why he traded up to draft Xavier Cooper

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns selected Miami running back Duke Johnson with the third round’s 14th pick and then traded back into the round to grab Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper. Browns general manager Ray Farmer explained why the Browns gave up a fourth-round (111), fifth-round (147) and sixth-round pick (202) with the New...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine: Josh McCown favorite to enter camp as starter

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said quarterback Josh McCown will enter training camp as the team's starting signal caller after the team came out of draft weekend without a new quarterback on the roster. "We're a ways away from just kind of worrying about how the depth part of it shakes out,'' Pettine said, via Cleveland.com. "They're all in that room, and they're all...
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Donte Whitner: Johnny Manziel is ‘not doing what he used to’

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine may not expect Johnny Manziel to compete for the starting quarterback job this summer, but it sure sounds like Manziel’s teammates have faith in him. On Tuesday, we learned that Manziel has moved out of his downtown Cleveland apartment and into a quiet golf community in the suburbs. Browns...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dansby on Manziel: 'He's grown up right before our eyes'

All of the reports from the Cleveland Browns camp since quarterback Johnny Manziel returned from his two-month long stay in rehab have been extremely positive relating to the young quarterback. A week after team captain Joe Thomas indicated that Manziel is “night and day from last year,” another veteran is speaking out on the quarterback’s behalf. He’s (Manziel) focused...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manziel moves from downtown Cleveland to golf community

Johnny Manziel is taking a major step toward removing himself from the temptation of nightlife. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Manziel recently moved from his apartment in downtown Cleveland to a quiet golf course community in the suburbs. Manziel has reportedly used playing golf as a constructive way of spending his time since he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pettine: Manziel isn't favorite for Browns' starting QB job

  Johnny Manziel will need more than an apology to find his way onto a football field this fall.   Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine indicated as much Monday during a radio interview with 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, telling the hosts it’s “fair to say” Josh McCown will be the favorite to earn the starting quarterback job entering training camp. Of course...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Browns 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft has come and gone. The Browns added a lot of new faces over the past week, drafting 12 new players in all. They went big early with their selections of defensive lineman Danny Shelton from Washington and offensive lineman Cameron Erving from Florida State. On Day 2, the Browns selected pass rusher Nate Orchard of Utah, running back Duke Johnson of Miami (FL)...
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Grading the Packers 2015 Draft Picks

The 2015 Packers draft was one full of luxury picks. There were not tons of needs on either side of the ball, but there were areas that could have used an upgrade like CB and TE. Luckily, Ted Thompson was once again able to meet need with value and addressed multiple needs. In addition to adding depth to the secondary, the Packers also took multiple players that should help on special...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fowler: GM Ray Farmer has largely ignored two straight loaded wide receiver classes despite the Browns’ 27th-ranked scoring offense

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer once again neglected the skill position on offense in the 2015 NFL Draft, leaving fans wondering 'how are they going to score points?' The team drafted 12 players with only two of them considered playmakers and neither was taken in the first 75 selections. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Browns still continue to have a need...
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Cleveland Browns: Why having multiple running backs is a good thing

To some, having a running back by committee approach in the NFL can cause more harm than good to fans and to teams. For fans, it limits more options during fantasy football season. But for teams, it provides flexibility in not relying on just one main running back. With the drafting of Miami (FL) running back Duke Johnson in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Opinion – Draft ends Phil Taylor’s Tenure?

Upon drafting defensive tackle Danny Shelton with the 12th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, it goes without much question the Cleveland Browns are trying to get better in stopping the run. Ranked last in the NFL during the 2014-15 season in rush defense, the team let defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin walk in free agency, and could possibly do the same with defensive tackle Phil Taylor, who...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh McCown is Pettine’s early favorite at QB

Josh McCown is Pettine’s early favorite at QB. Conor Orr of nfl.com reported that Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine iterated during an interview he had with WKRK-FM, that Josh McCown was the early favorite for the Cleveland Browns at quarterback. Mike Pettine stated; “We just look back to when he was in Chicago, when he had a pretty good supporting cast around him, and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

DeFilippo: Browns offensive draft picks versatile enough to fill variety of roles ► Where he'll begin his Cleveland career has yet to be determined, but DeFilippo is confident ... Mel Kiper Jr. rates the Browns' draft ► The Cleveland Browns headed into the NFL Draft with two major question marks – wide receiver and quarterback. Both of those positions were largely ignored...
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Cleveland Browns Rip Former Louisville WR DeVante Parker After His Mom Rips the Team

For some people talking trash is fun. They do not have to have a reason to talk trash or have to be provoked; they just like to do it. They like to hide behind the guise of "just keeping it real," but if they were they'd be honest about what they are doing.During the draft the mother of former Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker decided it was a good idea to rip the Cleveland...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh McCown to Open Camp as Cleveland Browns Starting QB

It appears that the Cleveland Browns are ready to roll with Josh McCown, at least for the start of training camp this summer. When asked if McCown is “at least the favorite” to open training camp as the Browns starting quarterback, head coach Mike Pettine responded “I think it’s fair to say that.” The comments came via 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland (h/t Cleveland.com). Considering...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Respond to DeVante Parker’s Mother

In a piece of drama that should have stopped with the Cleveland Browns ignoring the situation, the team decided it made sense to respond to comments made by the mother of new Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker. The back story goes a little something like this. After her son was selected by Miami, Raneca Parker had some rather interesting comments. We didn’t want him going...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Grade Day: Cleveland Browns score high marks for solid picks

Here is a pick by pick breakdown of the Cleveland Browns’ 2015 NFL Draft: Danny Shelton: Great pick. They got the best player on the board at that position, and one they had need of. He will be the starter at nose tackle from day one, and instantly upgrades the position. He’s huge and surprisingly quick for a guy that size. Danny Shelton was drafted 12th overall by the @Browns...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns snatch a Pac-12 superstar at WR (video)

The Browns have done a nice job adding draft picks that will have an immediate chance to start. One of their latest might be their greatest. With the 123rd pick in the 2015 #NFLDraft, the #Browns select Vince Mayle, WR, Washington State. pic.twitter.com/XOY4OdjGJs — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) May 2, 2015 Man he makes it look easy, no matter the opponent. AROUND COVER32 Bold...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker’s mother rips Browns, didn’t want son going there

Perhaps the only one happier than the Miami Dolphins about the team selecting DeVante Parker in the NFL draft is the wide receiver’s mother. The Dolphins chose Parker No. 14 overall on Thursday, making him the third wide receiver selected in the draft. Parker’s mother is ecstatic about the pick because she knows things could...Read More
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns earn praise for Shelton and Erving picks

The Cleveland Browns finally get it! After years of whiffing on big name skill position players, the Browns finally addressed their needs and drafted top-tier prospects at their positions. From the start of the rumors of Cleveland wanting to trade up to get Mariota, I had a sick feeling in my stomach. Face it, last year’s team wasn’t in a “one year away” situation, it just...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

We’re No. 1! Cleveland posts highest TV ratings for NFL Draft

To borrow from Bob Uecker’s Harry Doyle: “Yes sir, they love this draft here in Cleveland!” It should be little surprise that Cleveland posted the highest TV ratings for ESPN’s first-round coverage of the NFL Draft Thursday night. The draft has long been one of the most exciting events on the Browns calendar, an evening (or evenings, with the draft’s elongation) of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Browns' Danny Shelton bear hugs Roger Goodell

The 2015 NFL Draft kicked off on Thursday night, and Round One has been quite eventful for commissioner Roger Goodell thus far. He first butchered Marcus Mariota’s name after announcing that the Titans were drafting the quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick, and a short time later, he was greeted by an overjoyed Danny Shelton. When Goodell announced that the Cleveland Browns...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Draft 2015: 5 bold predictions for Cleveland

Last year, I wrote this same piece for a different site, and I’ve got to say, I did pretty well. I may not have been dead-on on all of them, but I got one bullseye and the four others were in the ballpark. Last year’s draft was a little easier to peg before hand, though. The […] The post Browns Draft 2015: 5 bold predictions for Cleveland appeared first on Browns Beat.
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