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Top 5 Wide Receivers Still on the Open Market

With Marquess Wilson injuring his clavicle, and the Bears working out a duo of veteran receivers, let’s take a look at the top five wide receivers still available on the open market. 1.  Devon Bess- Former Miami Dolphin and Cleveland Brown, is still on the open market. The speedster who was primarily used in the slot position, and a deep threat, played for the Browns last year...
Via Sports Mockery
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns News: Cleveland Cuts WR Earl Bennett

The Cleveland Browns are a team in dire need of wideouts. Arguably their best player, and last season's receiving leader Josh Gordon is facing a likely 16-game suspension for another substance abuse infraction. The rest of their receiving corps is made up of guys who are either unproven, coming off injury, or well past their prime. The front office made some moves early this...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Bear Terminated From Cleveland Browns

Posted to Chicago BearsThe Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of former Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett. “The contract contained just $75,000 in guarantees, representative of where Bennett’s career stands after being released by Chicago in March. Barely scratching the surface in Marc Trestman’s passing attack last season, Bennett squeezed out just 7.6 yards per...
Via Sports Mockery
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns dump Earl Bennett after a short stint

The Cleveland Browns have released wide receiver Earl Bennett after only a  month in Cleveland. News: Browns have terminated the contract of WR Earl Bennett — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 17, 2014 Either Bennett had a hard time picking up the Browns offense,  or he’s lost a step.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns quickly cut ties with WR Bennett

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns have released wide receiver Earl Bennett about a month after signing him to a free agent contract. The team announced the move Tuesday on Twitter. No explanation was given for the release. Cleveland signed Bennett on May 15 to help ease the blow from the potential loss of wide receiver Eric Gordon, who could be facing a potential lengthy suspension for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns cut ties with veteran wide out Earl Bennett

Earl Bennett was just signed last month, but that was more than enough for the Browns staff. According to the Associated Press, the Browns have already cut the former Bears standout wide receiver. @twithersAP: #Browns terminate contract of WR Earl Bennett, who signed as free agent last month. This must be good news concerning Josh […] The post Browns cut ties with veteran wide...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Release WR Earl Bennett

  The Browns announced the release of veteran WR Earl Bennett on Tuesday. News: Browns have terminated the contract of WR Earl Bennett — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 17, 2014 Bennett, 27, signed a one-year contract with Cleveland close to a month ago, but it appears as though they are comfortable moving forward with their veteran options like Miles Austin and Nate Burleson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Bennett will likely be the most productive Browns WR

Much has been made of the Cleveland Browns’ weakness at the receiving position. Yes, Josh Gordon is a top-5 talent, but he may not play much this season depending on his impending suspension. Yes, Jordan Cameron is a top-5 tight end, but that’s just the thing – he’s a tight end, and right now, I’m only considering the WR position. Taking both of those Pro-Bowlers out of...
Via cover32 - Browns
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Release Greg Little After Adding Miles Austin, Earl Bennett

The Cleveland Browns offense will look a whole lot different in 2014. One day after signing a pair of wide receivers in former Dallas Cowboy Miles Austin and former Chicago Bear Earl Bennett, the Browns slimmed down their wide receiver position by releasing Greg Little. Little was drafted by the Browns with the 59th overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft and had a solid first season...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former SMU Mustang WR Keenan Holman will attend Browns mini camp

The Cleveland Browns have added a few veteran wide receivers in the past 24 hours, in Miles Austin and Earl Bennett, but the team is not done yet.  The team is now bringing in Keenan Holman, the former SMU Mustang to attend their mini camp that starts today.   Holman is a 6’1 wide receiver […] The post Former SMU Mustang WR Keenan Holman will attend Browns mini camp appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns announce addition of Earl Bennett

The Browns might not have nearly as much quality on the field, but at least they have quantity at wide receiver. To go along with the reports earlier this afternoon that they had signed Miles Austin, the Browns announced they had reached deals wide receiver Earl Bennett along with defensive lineman Elhadji Ndiaye. Bennett was released by the Bears in March after six seasons, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns add WR Bennett

Not long after announcing the signing of wide receiver Miles Austin, the Browns made official another acquisition at the position. Former Bears wideout Earl Bennett, as well as defensive lineman Elhadji Ndiaye have agreed to terms with the Browns, the team announced Thursday afternoon. The 5-foot-11-inch tall Bennett played six seasons with the Bears, appearing in 78 games and starting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Sign WR Earl Bennett

The Cleveland Browns said they weren’t worried about addressing the wide receiver position in the draft and they didn’t.  Ray Farmer and company have added some quality depth to the position in the last four hours. The Browns have signed former Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett to a deal. #Browns have officially signed WR Earl Bennett and DL Elhadji Ndiaye — Cleveland Browns...
Via Thacover2
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Sign WR Earl Bennett

The Cleveland Browns said they weren’t worried about addressing the wide receiver position in the draft and they didn’t.  Ray Farmer and company have added some quality depth to the position in the last four hours. The Browns have signed former Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett to a deal. #Browns have officially signed WR Earl Bennett and DL Elhadji Ndiaye — Cleveland Browns...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Add Wide Receiver Earl Bennett

The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran wide receiver Earl Bennett. Bennett was released from Chicago a couple of months ago after balking on taking a pay cut.  After Nate Burleson re-injured his arm a week ago, an injury that requires surgery, the Browns are all of a sudden desperate for receiver depth. With Josh Gordon headed toward a lengthy suspension, the Browns needed to...
Via FF Locker Room
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign WR Earl Bennett

getty images The Cleveland Browns have signed wide receiver Earl Bennett to a contract. With Josh Gordon facing a suspension and Nate Burleson re-injuring his arm the Browns are again thin at receiver. While Bennett does not have the skill set to be a game changer he could offer many of the same things that the Browns liked about Burleson. He was let go by the Bears recently after...
Via Tireball.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to sign receiver Earl Bennett

Despite a seemingly obvious need at the wide receiver position, the Cleveland Browns did not use any of their six draft picks on a receiver during last weekend’s NFL Draft. With star receiver Josh Gordon facing a possible year-long suspension for another violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy and Nate Burleson suffering a broken arm in offseason workouts, the Browns...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly sign wide receiver Earl Bennett

The Browns may have taken their first real step in adding an option to compensate for their lack of depth at wide receiver. Jake Jones of KFBB in Helena, Montana is reporting that the Browns have signed former Bears wide reciever Earl Bennett. #Browns sign Earl Bennett, formerly of Chicago. Not a game changer, but solid guy nonetheless. — Jake Jones (@JakeJonesKFBB) May 15, 2014...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Sign Veteran WR Earl Bennett

  Jake Jones of KFBB reports that the Cleveland Browns have signed veteran WR Earl Bennett to a contract. Bennett spent a number of years with the Bears before his role was ultimately reduced last season. Chicago approached him regarding a pay cut, but he reportedly refused and was later release. Some thought Bennett could surface with the Buccaneers given that they hired his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be the Chicago Bears Number 3 Receiver?

Chicago Bears Football-  The Chicago Bears recently released wide receiver Earl Bennett due to contract issues. He is not the first veteran to be released by the Bears during free agency. As with all of the other spots on the roster, the Chicago offense will try and fill that hole. 2014 Free Agency Tracker Several players have been signed and several wide receivers were already...
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Bears part with a veteran, defensive improvements by the numbers and proof of a playoff berth

Spring is upon us and the Bears did a little Spring cleaning this week by releasing a veteran wide receiver. Here’s the rest of this week’s headlines.   It’s possible the Bears could draft a defensive end in the first right. (READ) Bears part ways with Earl Bennett. (READ)  How much did the Bears improve on defense? (READ) Unscientific yet definitive proof the Bears will...
Via cover32 - Bears
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bears WR Earl Bennett Could Be An Option For The Buccaneers

  New Buccaneers HC Lovie Smith mentioned that the team isn’t done with free agency just yet and the “We feel we’re in the fourth quarter (of free agency) now, but it’s all about how you finish and hopefully we can bring in a couple more,” Smith said, via the Tampa Tribune. Roy Cummings suggests that former Bears WR Earl Bennett could be an option for the Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

How Earl Bennett became a victim with the Bears

The next time a player under contract holds out from training camp, preseason or whatever, take a moment before denouncing the malcontent with, “But he’s got a contract!” And think of Earl Bennett. Brian Urlacher raised a point a few offseasons ago when he was back-and-forth’ing with the Bears over what would end up being a very nice contract extension, the one that ran...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agency 2014: Earl Bennett is Released

Chicago Bears Football-  Yesterday the Chicago Bears made the release of wide receiver Earl Bennett official. The release was expected as the 6-year receiver refused to take a pay cut. The deal he had with Chicago was 4-years for $15 million dollars. That is a hefty contract for a player who arguably no longer fit in the offense. This is another heartbreaking move for some fans...
Via Sports Mockery
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears release Earl Bennett

The Bears have released wide receiver Earl Bennett. ESPN Chicago reported earlier he refused to take a pay cut for the second time this season prompting the release. Bennett played all six of his seasons in the NFL with the Bears. He had 185 receptions and 12 touchdowns. The scheduled cap hit for Bennett was $2.45 million. Bennett lowered his salary by $1 million last year. You may...
Via cover32 - Bears
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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