2014 NFL Draft: Browns interested in Andre Williams from Boston College

You never really know where this kind of info comes from, or even what it means when it’s reported that a team has “interest” in a player. That being said, Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) indicates that the Browns are among the teams that are interested in Boston College running back Andre Williams. The punishing Doak Walker Award winner set the Boston College single-season record...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns ink fullback Chris Pressley

The Cleveland Browns are determined to find a running game in 2014. After three years of struggles on the ground, the Browns are looking up in the backfield. Cleveland took a major step by bringing in run-heavy offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to call plays. The Browns gave him a decent stable of backs by bringing in Ben Tate to play alongside with Dion Lewis in the backfield...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Should Consider RB Isaiah Crowell in Middle of Draft

With 10 picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns are one of the teams being talked about the most. However, people are mostly concerned with their two first round picks and their second round pick and not focusing on the damage they can do in the mid-to-late rounds with the depth of this class. Running back for the Browns will be addressed in the draft, but with the signing...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

For those of you worried about the health of the Cleveland Browns running game lets not forget about Dion Lewis.

The Cleveland Browns running game was almost nonexistent during the 2013 season. One big reason, could have been the loss running back Dion Lewis who was out for the season with a broken leg. If Lewis returns healthy, which he is expected to do, he could boost the Browns running game. The Browns were expecting great things from Lewis last season. It was just bad luck to lose him...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns 2014 outlook: The need for a feature back

Editor's note: Browns beat reporter Fred Greetham will break down the Browns roster on a position-by-position basis, with the second part looking at the running back position. Running Backs (Willis McGahee, Chris Ogbonnaya, Fozzy Whittaker, Dion Lewis, Edwin Baker) McGahee (6-0, 235, 32) -- McGahee led the Browns in rushing--that's not saying much--with just 377 yards on...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns’ Dion Lewis put on injured reserve, waive Jordon Norwood

Cleveland Browns running back, Dion Lewis, was looking for a fresh start.  Coming from the Eagles, Lewis knew he could make an impact and help the Browns’ running attack.  Sadly for Lewis and sadly for the residents of Browns Territory, this will not be the case. Josh Alper of NBCSports reports that the Browns have placed RB, Dion Lewis, on injured reserve, a move the Browns...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Officially Out For The Season

Browns halfback Dion Lewis is out for the season. SOURCE: Tony Grossi, ESPN ClevelandFantasy Spin:Lewis suffered a broken leg last weekend versus Detroit. He probably would have been the backup for Trent Richardson if he had stayed healthy. Instead, that honor will go to Brandon Jackson (eight rushes, 54 yards in 2012).
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns place Dion Lewis on IR

The Cleveland Browns have placed running back Dion Lewis on season-ending injured reserve after he broke his leg a couple of week’s ago during a preseason game against the Lions. #Browns shut down RB Dion Lewis. On IR all year with broken leg. — Tony Grossi (@TonyGrossi) August 26, 2013 Lewis was looking good before he went down.  Hopefully next year he’ll be able to pick...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Youngstown State RB Jamaine Cook Shines in Disappointing Preseason Loss

By Sam Ingro Senior Writer The Cleveland Browns have had their fair share of injuries this season, but none more disappointing than that of losing running back Dion Lewis. After a promising start to the preseason, Lewis suffered a season-ending fractured left fibula, which he recently had surgery to repair. The injury only added to the quickly depleting position, after Cleveland...
Via Buckeye State Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Today the Cleveland Browns signed small school standout RB Jamaine Cook

After being released earlier this season by the Browns, small school running back Jamaine Cook was getting a little restless, but he never once lost faith in the big man. Today a few days after the Browns lost Dion Lewis to an injury, the Browns called the small school standout back. Cook is a smaller […]
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Beanie Wells and the Top Five Running Backs to Look at After Losing Dion Lewis

By Bob Evans Senior Writer When the Cleveland Browns entered training camp this season, one of the team’s clear strengths on the depth chart was the running back position. With Trent Richardson leading the way, the Browns assembled a depth chart that could go five deep at the position—mainly because of Richardson’s injuries early in his career. The team was so deep at the...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns provide updates on injured players

Late Friday afternoon in a conference call Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski gave updates on the players hurt in Thursday’s win over the Detroit Lions. Dion Lewis: “Dion Lewis, as I mentioned last night, has a fibula fracture. It’s going to require surgery. That has not been scheduled yet.” Barkevious Mingo: “Barkevious Mingo has a bruised lung. He felt better this morning...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lewis, Pinkston Out for Start of Season; Mingo Uncertain

Rob Chudzinski gave an update on the current status of the players that were injured against the Lions on Friday afternoon with the most notable news being that rookie Barkevious Mingo will remain in the Cleveland Clinic for observation. He also said that Dion Lewis will undergo surgery to repair his fractured fibula. He wouldn't give a timetable of either player's return...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns game 3 plans should remain unchanged: Cleveland Browns Injury Roundtable

With injuries to Gary Barnidge, Jason Pinkston, Barkevious Mingo and Dion Lewis, it’s worth wondering if the Browns should change some of their plans for week three against the Colts. With that in mind, here’s a WFNY roundtable to talk about the injuries and what the Browns should do in reaction. Craig: So now that the Browns have been bitten by the injury bug, and now that...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns lose backup RB to broken leg

The Cleveland Browns will not have Dion Lewis when the season beings. Lewis, 22, had seemingly locked up the backup running back job for the Browns prior to the injury which occurred during Thursday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions. The third-year player was carted off the field Thursday night. Lewis ran five times for 33 yards and had caught four passes for 15 yards...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns’ Dion Lewis suffers broken left fibula

In their second preseason matchup, the Browns beat the Lions 24-6.  However, I know there was at least one Browns’ fan who was screaming, “Back up the truck, back it up!”  It was a night of loss as the Browns’ suffered a multitude of injures.  None was more impactful and serious than the one suffered by Cleveland Browns’ running back, Dion Lewis. Mary Kay Cabot of...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis Goes Down with Fractured Fibula

Cleveland running back Dion Lewis, who was the leading candidate to back up Trent Richardson, suffered a fractured fibula in Thursday night's exhibition game against Detroit.Fantasy Spin:That's bad news for the Browns and good news for Brandon Jackson and Montario Hardesty. Jackson is the new favorite to win the backup role and Hardesty might make the final 53-man roster.
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Losing Dion Lewis for the season is going to be a big blow to the Browns offense.

Living in Cleveland and watching Cleveland sports for your entire life teaches you, when you get a player that could be a difference maker, it won’t last long. Dion Lewis is out for the season with a fractured fibula. Lewis looked like a guy who could be a difference maker for the Cleveland Browns. Each time he carried the ball, he looked like a threat to break it for a long run...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns’ Barkevious Mingo suffers a bruised lung, Dion Lewis has a broken leg

The Cleveland Browns looked pretty good during tonight’s win over the Lions, but they lost running back Dion Lewis to a fractured fibula and rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo ended up in the hospital with a bruised lung. The good news is that Mingo should be fine, but losing Lewis will be tough.  He was having a nice preseason. The Browns are now thin at running back with Lewis...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns RB Dion Lewis Suffers Fractured Fibula

Mary Kay Cabot reports that Browns RB Dion Lewis suffered a fractured fibula during Thursday’s preseason game against the Lions. Lewis was expected to be the team’s No. 2 running back with Brandon Jackson and Chris Ogbonnaya competing with the for a single roster spot. Montario Hardesty is also dealing with multiple injuries, so there are a lot of question marks behind Trent...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Dion Lewis fractures fibula, Barkevious Mingo hospitalized

The news coming from Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski after the Browns’ 24-6 preseason win over the Detroit Lions was tough to hear. Running back Dion Lewis suffered a fractured fibula during the third quarter of the game on a third and nine swing pass. First round pick Barkevious Mingo was originally reported out with a rib injury, but actually bruised his lung and was kept...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mingo hospitalized; Lewis out indefinitely

CLEVELAND An exciting night for the Cleveland Browns ended with disappointing news. After the Browns 24-6 preseason win over the Lions, head coach Rob Chudzinski said first-round pick Barkevious Mingo will remain hospitalized overnight with a bruised lung and that running back Dion Lewis has a fractured fibula. Lewis had been having an outstanding camp. Chudzinski said no decisions...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns’ Dion Lewis carted off with an ankle injury

Cleveland Browns running back Dion Lewis was carted off the field during tonight’s preseason game against the Lions with an ankle injury. Browns backup RB Dion Lewis carted off with left ankle injury. Was having a great camp. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 16, 2013 We certainly hope all is well with Lewis.  He’s had a nice preseason so far.     Need NFL Tickets...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns vs Rams: Evaluating the performances

Thursday I gave you five things I was watching for each the starters and the reserves. This is the evaluation of those topics. From the starters: 1) The Browns did have a rhythm on offense. Unlike many games last season, Weeden came out and hit receivers early. The first play from scrimmage Weeden hit Lewis on a little swing pass out of the backfield. He hit on his next three passes...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Training Camp Report: 5 Things We Learned

 On Saturday, August 1, the Browns held their first training camp practice that was open to the public. There were almost 3,000 fans in attendance to show their loyal support to a new era in Browns football. The Browns have a new owner, new GM, and new coach, along with many other new faces.The Browns have upgraded their practice facility along with changes to the gameday experience...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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