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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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

6 Running Back Competitions to Watch in Training Camp

Posted to Fantasy FootballIt’s that time of year when teams are starting to report to training camp and that means one thing to Fantasy Football players…..training camp battles. Now more than ever in the NFL teams need to have two legit running backs to compete. One being the “featured” back and then one being the “change of pace back” the 2nd RB still can produce for...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Island: Which Browns should you draft and when should you pick them? (part1)

We are about six weeks out from the start of the NFL season and surprisingly I haven’t seen a lot of talk about fantasy football. I know that will change as we get closer to some real action but I want to write a bit in the coming weeks about fantasy stuff and what Browns will bring the biggest impact for your make believe team. The team has lost their number one fantasy player...
Via cover32 - Browns
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tate Doesn't Have Browns Job On Lockdown

Vic Carucci of clevelandbrowns.com expects rookie running back Terrance West to push Ben Tate for the starting job in training camp.Fantasy Spin:The Browns signed Tate this offseason and drafted West in the third round. Tate backed up Arian Foster the past three years in Houston and had 1,992 yards and 10 touchdowns on 421 carries (4.7 ypc) and is the favorite to win the job. The...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Can Ben Tate take over the loaded AFC North?

While the AFC North has been a very strong rushing divison, 2013 was a down year as each team failed to produce a 1,000 rusher. Lets take a look at which backs will improve their numbers and help their team compete for a division title in 20141.) Giovanni Bernard (Cincinnati Bengals) 2013 statistics: 170 carries, 695 yards 5 TD’sBernard turned heads in his rookie season, showing...
Via Route4Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 training camp: Houston Texans running back situation

The Houston Texans do have multiple questions they need to answer in their running back situation. First off, elite and one of the most dangerous running backs, Arian Foster, is coming off of season-ending back surgery last season that saw him only play seven games. It’s important to know if he’s going to be healthy and 100% by the start of the season. If Foster was hurt, the...
Via cover32 - Texans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview – RB: Browns rookie Terrance West wants to start

The Cleveland Browns’ 2013 stable of running backs was horrendous – old guy Willis McGahee led the team with a measly 377 rushing yards. He was followed by Chris Ogbonnaya with 240 yards. GM Ray Farmer addressed the issue in free agency, signing veteran RB Ben Tate from the Houston Texans. Throughout his career, Tate has battled with one of the league’s top running backs in...
Via cover32 - Browns
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Ben Tate recruiting Andre Johnson?

Cleveland was often criticized for not taking a wide receiver in the NFL Draft. Especially since it looks like more and more that their star Josh Gordon will be suspended by the NFL for a year because of violations to the substance abuse policy. Cleveland recently brought in Andrew Hawkins and Miles Austin to shoulder the load. One has to think however they need more if they want...
Via Route4Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Josh Gordon arrested for DWI

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while impaired on Saturday morning. #Browns WR Josh Gordon Arrested For Driving While Impaired- Book In Wake Co. N.C Detention Center At 4AM pic.twitter.com/oIkMxHsJbF — Matt Anderson (@MAndersonWKYC) July 5, 2014 WNCN reported Gordon’s blood-alcohol level was .09, and he admitted to having three...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel parties with Justin Bieber, Floyd Mayweather

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel partied with Justin Bieber, Floyd Mayweather, Tyga and Tyrese last night. Bieber shared two photos on his Shots account. According to TMZ, the Beverly Hills Police Department was called early Tuesday morning by someone complaining about loud music.  The cops were called back to the residence after complaints of young girls were screaming...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  1 Comment

Ben Tate’s starting position already in trouble

Ben Tate was brought onto the Cleveland Browns to give the offense the push they need in the running back department. The spot is being challenged by a strong running rookie, which isn’t necessarily bad. Unless you’re Ben Tate’s career. After bringing on Tate, Cleveland drafted Terrance West who is turning heads in OTA’s. Kyle Shanahan hasn’t done anything just yet for...
Via The Penalty Flag
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns want to sign Brian Hoyer to extension

The Cleveland Browns want to sign quarterback Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, reports ESPn’s Adam Schefter. Browns are trying to sign QB Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, per sources. Hoyer is headed into last year of his deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 30, 2014 Hoyer is headed into the last year of his deal, which is scheduled to pay him $1 million this...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Browns use a committee at Running Back?

The Cleveland Browns have an eye on the running game in 2014. If it wasn’t evident enough just seeing the Browns put high emphasis on the running back position in the draft and free agency, the addition of offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should have said something. Under Shanahan the Browns will look to form a much different running game. Not the plodding running game that...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the All-AFC North team for 2014, Cleveland Browns have seven guys

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
Via cover32 - Browns
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Browns’ RB Ben Tate is dating a hottie

For this week’s Female Friday we feature Tasha Malek, who is the girlfriend of Ben Tate. Malek is most well known for being on the Bad Girl’s Club reality show, which in case you weren’t aware, is just a show in which a bunch of girls go to one house and fight ALL OF THE TIME. It just so happens that the two have a kid together as well, and if Tate’s injuries limit what he...
Via cover32 - Browns
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Montana to Johnny Manziel: ‘Don’t forget about football’

NFL legend Joe Montana made an appearance on Wednesday’s edition of NFL Total Access and had some advice for Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. “I go back to an old saying Bill Walsh told me after we won our first Super Bowl,” Montana said, via NFL.com. “I was going everywhere and trying to do everything. He called me in and said, ‘I want to tell you one...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Projected Opening Day Offensive Depth Chart

It’s still June, and training camp may not have happened yet, but the Browns have already established a decent amount of position battles thoughout the field. From the popular QB battle between Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel, to the running back battle between new FA Ben Tate and draft pick Terrance West, the Browns have good players across the board, which, obviously, is something...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Quinn doesn’t like how Johnny Manziel conducts himself

Cleveland Browns former 22nd overall pick, Brady Quinn, thinks Johnny Manziel needs to tone it down. “I think my biggest issue with it is when you are drafted in the first round you are the face of the franchise,” Quinn said, via ProFootballTalk.  “I understand he’s trying to have a good time and live his life off the field, but there’s a little kid watching that and now...
Via Sports-Glory
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate named 17th best in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse back not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s RB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns are set for a serious competition in their backfield

The Browns running game has been a real weakness for the last two seasons, but with several key additions, a new offensive coordinator and some creative play calling, we could be looking at Cleveland’s best rushing attack in years. The good news is that the Browns backfield looks to be full of talent; the better news is that we are set for some serious competition for the starting...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: ‘I’m a big Johnny Manziel fan’

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a fan of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel and likes the way he handles the spotlight. “His talent speaks for itself, but you know what, I think he has kept the right attitude through all of this,” Rodgers said, via ESPN.com. “He’s a young guy doing what young guys do, and he’s enjoying life. He’s had some opportunities...
Via Sports-Glory
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate Doesn’t View Other Browns RBs As Competition

As a Houston Texans running back, Ben Tate battled for playing time on a daily basis behind one of the NFL’s best in Arian Foster.  So it shouldn’t be viewed as a shock that Tate doesn’t believe a running back on the Browns roster is better than him. Tate told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that there is no competition on the Browns roster when it comes to who the best running...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate Doesn’t View Other Browns RBs As Competition

As a Houston Texans running back, Ben Tate battled for playing time on a daily basis behind one of the NFL’s best in Arian Foster.  So it shouldn’t be viewed as a shock that Tate doesn’t believe a running back on the Browns roster is better than him. Tate told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that there is no competition on the Browns roster when it comes to who the best running...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate makes makes cocky statement about his role on the Browns

(Credit: wkyc.com) The Cleveland Browns significantly bolstered their running game this offseason, signing former Houston Texan Ben Tate, then drafting the dynamic Terrance West out of Towson. There’s rumblings that the Browns are impressed with West, and some believe he will push Tate for the starting running back gig. Tate, however, isn’t threatened at all by this talk, and...
Via Sports-Kings
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate tells the media is he not worried about his back-up

Ben Tate might not be worried about his back-up Terrence West, but he might want to be.  Ben Tate has never carried the load for a football team, and to be honest he states he is not worried about it.  “Truthfully, I don’t look at it like that,” Tate said Thursday after the final practice […] The post Ben Tate tells the media is he not worried about his back-up appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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