Report: Josh Gordon fails another drug test, faces 1-year ban

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and now faces a one-year suspension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns WR Josh Gordon flunked another drug test and now will be subject to a one-year banishment, per league sources. More on ESPN @ 6 pm. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 25, 2015...
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Brian Hoyer Open To Returning To Browns as Starter

When the Browns benched Brian Hoyer in favor of Johnny Manziel late in the regular season, it seemed as if they would be moving on from Hoyer who is set to be a free agent. With a few likely suitors already showing interest in Hoyer, he says he’s open to a return to the Browns, if he’s given the opportunity to compete for the starting quarterbacks job. “I think the only thing...
Via Thacover2
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reunion between Browns and Brian Hoyer becoming more likely

For the first half of the season the Browns were led by journeyman Brian Hoyer and it appeared the team could have been headed to the playoffs. Then the wheels fell off and Johnny Manziel was given a chance to start. After an injury Hoyer returned to start the seasons final game playing poorly in the teams fifth straight loss to end the season. For much the season the talk was about...
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New Browns OC: ‘We are not sure if our starting quarterback is in the building right now or not’

Well it didn’t take long for the Cleveland Browns new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo to raise some eyebrows. The Browns QB position will be the most talked about during the off-season and during the draft process. Brian Hoyer is a free agent and the Browns have expressed interest in bringing him back. Then there is Johnny Manziel who’s off the field partying has a lot...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns owner: ‘We’ve got to to get a quarterback’

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was once a big believer in Johnny Manziel, but times have changed. “We’ve got to get a quarterback and got to get it fixed,” Haslam said Thursday night at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards, via the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram. “What I would say to our fans is, we’re going to continue to work really hard...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns reach out to Brian Hoyer to discuss new contract

So, about that whole benching thing… The Cleveland Browns, who find themselves in one of the worst quarterback situations in the entire NFL, have reportedly reached out to impending free agent Brian Hoyer in attempt to gauge interest in re-signing with the team. From’s Jeremy Fowler: “We’ve left the door open both ways,” said Linta from this week’s Senior...
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Browns have reached out to Brian Hoyer about contract extension

Getty Images The Cleveland Browns have reached out to quarterback Brian Hoyer about a contract for the upcoming season reports ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Try figuring that one out. Hoyer won the Browns quarterback job last season during the preseason and then went onto lead the Browns to a 7-4 record in Kyle Shanahan’s offense before the wheels fell off. There was a disconnect between...
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New Cleveland Browns OC non-commital about naming a starting quarterback

The Cleveland Browns have found themselves a new offensive coordinator in John DeFilippo. Next order of business: find out who their franchise quarterback is. The debate over Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel raged all through 2014, but the Browns don’t appear to be any closer now than at the start of last season to deciding which one will be their guy. The new Browns offensive coordinator...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Have Expressed Interest In Re-Signing QB Brian Hoyer

Joe Linta, the agent for impending free agent QB Brian Hoyer, tells Jeremy Fowler of ESPN that the Browns have expressed interest in re-signing his client. “We’ve left the door open both ways,” said Linta at the Senior Bowl. Fowler mentions that contract talks between Hoyer’s reps and the Browns could pick up in the coming weeks. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported back in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New coordinator, same issues for Browns offense

MOBILE, Ala. - The Cleveland Browns' annual search for an offensive coordinator is over. The hiring of John DeFilippo, however, signals anything but the end of the team's quest to construct an offense good enough to lead the Browns out of the AFC North basement and to sustained success. The quarterback question lingers. Over everything. A day after Browns general manager Ray Farmer...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Nation’s 10 Worst Plays of 2014: #10 Browns 4th down conversion on final drive

You thought I was done reviewing the season with the 10 best plays, but get ready for some pain! Yeah, that’s right, I’m now doing the ten worst plays of the season. And there were A LOT of bad ones. In fact, trying to cut about two or three was a very difficult process. You’ll remember the week 2 loss at Cleveland as one of the more difficult to stomach and it really pretty...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns 2015 Personnel Preview: Quarterback

Today marks the start of a new series I’m working on for the Browns to preview the 2015 season. Sure, the 2014 season hasn’t even officially ended, but it’s never too early to discuss how this team might look, and what moves could be made in the offseason. This isn’t a “position preview,” per say, as much as it is a “personnel preview.” For every position on the roster...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Three-man race for St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator

Who are the Rams most likely to hire for offensive coordinator? – Jacob A recent buzz has started since the announcement last week that former Offensive Coordinator Brian Schottenheimer was leaving the Rams to take a job for the Georgia Bulldogs’ offensive coordinator. But amongst that buzz is an anxious yearning for a coordinator that will bring the energy and glory back to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Browns do with Josh Gordon?

The Cleveland Browns went 7-9 this year, but made significant strides under first-year head coach Mike Pettine. Cleveland was actually leading the AFC North at the end of Week 10 with a 6-3 mark, only to drop three of its next four before replacing Brian Hoyer with Johnny Manziel. In related news, the Browns lost their final three games, including one behind something named Connor...
Via This Given Sunday
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumors Of Bears’ Lack Of Jay Cutler Contingencies Is Greatly Exaggerated

The arguments continue to go back and forth on whether or not the Chicago Bears should make a move on Jay Cutler by shipping him off to a new team where he can be their underachieving headache.  At the same time, his experience and decent production might be hard to replace unless the team is able to find the right guy to fill that slot.  Were that to happen, the Bears would have...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer shows his support for the Ohio State Buckeyes

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer went to Michigan State, but for tonight's Sugar Bowl he is a Buckeyes fan. Tight end and fellow teammate Jordan Cameron tweeted out a photo of Hoyer in a Block O Ohio State t-shirt. Cameron captioned the photo, "Hoyer really wants Ohio State to win."` Hoyer knows what's up, Big Ten pride!
Via Fox Sports Ohio
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer Is Cheering On Ohio State Against Alabama This Evening

Brian Hoyer played college football at Michigan State, but the Cleveland Browns quarterback appears to have adopted Ohio’s team for the College Football Playoff.  The Lakewood, Ohio native will be cheering on Ohio State against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl this evening.  Hoyer really wants Ohio state to win. @OhioStAthletics — Jordan Cameron (@jordancameron...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Skip Bayless: Johnny Manziel has an alcohol problem and ‘continues to lie to himself’

  Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was late to report to the team for medical treatment after throwing a party on Friday night that led to Josh Gordon and Justin Gilbert missing team meetings. The rookie quarterback said last week that he needs to take his job “a lot more seriously,” but some in the media don’t believe he will.  On ESPN’s First Take Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns QB position 'muddy at best'

BEREA, Ohio -- Did the Browns pull the plug too early on Brian Hoyer? Some said Mike Pettine waited too long to switch to Johnny Manziel, while others said he should've never made the switch. Pettine said he made the switch at quarterback because the play at quarterback "had gotten to the point where it warranted a change." The Browns were 7-6 and had lost two in a row when Pettine...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: I’m going to learn or I’m going to be finding something else to do

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports Johnny Manziel’s future, as it pertains to becoming the Cleveland Browns’ answer at the quarterback position, remains up in the air. On Saturday, the Browns fined Manziel after he arrived late for treatment on his injured hamstring. For Manziel, who was placed on injured reserve to end the season, it was the latest in a string of questionable...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Infographic: The Cleveland Browns Quarterback Situation

With the merciful ending to the Browns’ season on Sunday comes another offseason of ceaseless debate over the one question that has remained unanswered since the franchise’s return in 1999: Is there a quarterback on the roster, in the draft, or in the known universe, who can lead the Cleveland Browns to the playoffs? There may or may not be one “answer” to that question,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baltimore Ravens LB C.J. Mosley Gives Browns QB Connor Shaw a 'Welcome to the NFL' Hit

Former South Carolina quarterback got a rare chance to show his stuff in the Cleveland Browns season finale with Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer injured. Play well and there is a chance that he will be in the mix next season to start--especially if the team gets rid of Hoyer as expected.It was also a chance for another rookie--Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley--to give a fellow...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns Have a Maturity Problem

The Cleveland Browns were so close. Sitting in first place in the AFC North in Week 10 of the 2014 season, suddenly hope had returned to a team so far from contention for over a decade Cleveland fans had forgotten what a playoff race looked like. Josh Gordon was returning to the spotlight, Johnny Manziel was nearing his debut for a struggling Brian Hoyer, and the team’s defense...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns players tardy because of Johnny Manziel’s party?

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon for Sunday’s season finale after he missed a walk-through Saturday, while first-round quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined for being late for treatment. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Manziel and several other players were late Saturday because of a big party thrown by the...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns suspended Josh Gordon for season finale

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns announced Saturday that they have suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon for violating team rules. The Browns have suspended WR Josh Gordon for a violation of team rules. WR Phil Bates has been added to the roster. — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 27, 2014   The Browns have not announced what Gordon did, but according...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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