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Discussing a few potential Browns free agents

One of the more frustrating things that happens this time of year is the window shopping of free agents for the Cleveland Browns. It’s just too enticing to look at a name — usually one you know — and think about how it slots into the depth chart of the Cleveland Browns. There’s a reason that free agency is one of the least efficient ways to build an NFL football team. Obviously...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine will approach free agency, draft as if Johnny Manziel is not the starter

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Wednesday that he will approach free agency and the draft as if quarterback Johnny Manziel is not the starter. “There’s to much unknown,” Pettine said of Manziel. Browns HC Mike Pettine says he’s approaching free agency, draft, as though Johnny Manziel is not the starting QB. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 18...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Cleveland Browns consider a WR in the 2015 NFL draft?

There are two places teams can find playmakers to help them in the passing game. Via free agency is one, but that can be a pricey proposition (see the contracts Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas are about to sign). In the draft is the second, but that can be a little bit of a gamble, since college stats are so skewed now by the video-game offenses run at that level. But no matter where...
Via cover32 - Browns
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Wide Receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the entire 2015 season and the Browns weren’t expected to keep him even before that. As talented as he is, the Browns seem to have grown tired of all the off-the-field issues and he seems to be out of chances. The Browns’ receiving corps wasn’t terrible in Gordon’s absence, as free agent signing Andrew Hawkins...
Via The Football Fan Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns could re-sign Miles Austin, hire Kevin O’Connell

The Browns could bring back Miles Austin next season. The Cleveland Plain Dealer seems to believe that Austin will be back following a season in which he caught 47 passes for 568 yards and two touchdowns. Austin ended the season on injured reserve but the Browns are again in a crisis at wide receiver with Josh Gordon facing a year long suspension for the 2015 season. With Gordon...
Via Tireball.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY’s 2014 Cleveland Browns Position Review: Wide Receivers

Over the last few weeks, I have been reviewing and discussing the performance of the 2014 Cleveland Browns position by position. It was a tough season for the Cleveland Browns, falling in five straight games to end the season at 7-9. The team showed some glimpses of promise and some other areas of concern. So lets get to the next position! The Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver position...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Injury Update: Miles Austin placed on IR

While All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon will start his third game since returning from a ten game suspension, the Cleveland Browns will be without the services of Miles Austin for the rest of the season.  The Browns placed Austin on the injured reserve list on Wednesday. #459892772 / gettyimages.com Browns coach Mike Pettine confirmed the injury: "Miles sustained a kidney injury...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns place Miles Austin on IR with kidney injury

Wide receiver Miles Austin's first season with the Browns ended in a hospital bed. Cleveland placed Austin on injured reserve Wednesday after he sustained a kidney injury in Sunday's loss at Buffalo. Austin, who had seven catches for 86 yards, remains in the Eric County Medical Center, where he was taken by ambulance from Ralph Wilson Stadium after complaining of stomach discomfort...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Austin Out For Season With Kidney Injury

The Cleveland Browns will be without their second-leading receiver for the remainder of the 2014 season. The team announced Wednesday veteran wide receiver Miles Austin has been placed on injured reserve after being hospitalized with a kidney ailment Sunday night. “Miles sustained a kidney injury in Buffalo and remains in the hospital,” coach Mike Pettine explained. “Our thoughts...
Via Thacover2
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns place Miles Austin on injured reserve

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns have placed wide receiver Miles Austin on injured reserve and say he's still in the hospital recovering from a kidney injury. Austin was hurt in Sunday's loss to Buffalo. Browns coach Mike Pettine said Austin remains in the Erie County Medical Center. Pettine wishes Austin ''a speedy recovery.'' Pettine says Austin instills the team's values in its receiving...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Miles Austin to injured reserve

BEREA, Ohio -- Just as the Browns were getting one receiver going, they received tough news by losing another. On Wednesday, the Browns placed wide receiver Mile Austin on injured reserve with a kidney injury. "Miles sustained a kidney injury in Buffalo and remains in the hospital," head coach Mike Pettine said in a release. "Our thoughts are with him and we wish him a speedy recovery...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Place WR Miles Austin On Season-Ending I.R.

The Cleveland Browns announced Wednesday that they have placed veteran WR Miles Austin on season-ending injured reserve and replaced him with RB Shaun Draughn. News: Browns place WR Miles Austin on injured reserve and sign RB Shaun Draughn — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 3, 2014 Austin, 30, has been hospitalized with a kidney issue for the past few days, so it’s really...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Austin still in hospital

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Browns wide receiver Miles Austin will spend a third night in the hospital with a kidney injury sustained Sunday in Buffalo. Austin was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance following the 26-10 loss. The Browns say Austin, who has made several clutch catches for the club this season, is being kept for precautionary reasons. The team has not disclosed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns WR Miles Austin remains in hospital

Browns wide receiver Miles Austin will spend a third night in a hospital in Buffalo after suffering a kidney injury in Sunday’s loss to the Bills. Austin is looking highly doubtful to suit up for Week 14 which could very well be the first start in the NFL career of Johnny Manziel. The Browns have kept Austin at Erie County Medical Center since Sunday’s game and have not disclosed...
Via Tireball.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns WR Austin remains in hospital with kidney injury

CLEVELAND -- Browns wide receiver Miles Austin will spend a third night in the hospital with a kidney injury sustained Sunday in Buffalo. Austin was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance following the 26-10 loss. The Browns say Austin, who has made several clutch catches for the club this season, is being kept for precautionary reasons. The team has not disclosed any other...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Austin still in hospital

CLEVELAND (AP) Browns wide receiver Miles Austin will spend a third night in the hospital with a kidney injury sustained Sunday in Buffalo. Austin was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance following the 26-10 loss. The Browns say Austin, who has made several clutch catches for the club this season, is being kept for precautionary reasons. The team has not disclosed any...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns' Austin remains hospitalized, updates on Cameron and Dansby

BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns wide receiver Miles Austin remains in a Buffalo-area hospital after sustaining a kidney injury in Sunday's game vs. the Buffalo Bills. Monday, Browns coach Mike Pettine deemed the injuries to Austin and tight end Gary Barnidge (ribs) as "serious" but said he believes Austin remaining hospitalized is a precautionary measure. Pettine said center Nick...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Austin hospitalized after suffering a kidney injury

This one escaped my radar until recently, but it seems a bad day for the Browns got that much worse when Miles Austin was hospitalized with a kidney injury. From the AP… Cleveland Browns receiver Miles Austin will remain in a Buffalo hospital overnight after sustaining a kidney injury during a 26-10 loss to the Bills. The Browns issued the update four hours after the game Sunday...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns’ WR Miles Austin Hospitalized With Kidney Injury

This was a brutal and physical day in the NFL. According to reports, Browns wide receiver Miles Austin was hospitalized with a kidney injury after the Browns loss to the Bills. The Browns made the announcement a few hours after the game that Austin had been hospitalized and would stay there overnight for observation. Austin caught seven passes for 87 yards.
Via Thacover2
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Browns Find Themselves Atop the AFC North, But An Uphill Climb Awaits

George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals attempts to tackle Miles Austin #19 of the Cleveland Browns during the third quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on November 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: John Grieshop/Getty Images) Week 10 in the NFL is pretty much in the books and one look at the standings reveals some eyebrow raising surprises. The Detroit Lions and their...
Via The Sports Journal
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

No pressure on Dallas Cowboys against Seahawks

Dallas, TX- Raise your hand if you had the Dallas Cowboys with a 4-1 record headed into the “lion’s den” that is CenturyLink. Yeah, nobody thought this would be the case, and why would you? The Cowboys don’t have Sean Lee, DeMarcus Ware, Miles Austin, or Jason Hatcher. That’s three Pro-Bowlers and if healthy one of the leagues best linebackers; gone. So, the Cowboys go...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kirksey is Bright Spot for Cleveland Browns' Defense

The Cleveland Browns do not have must to be excited about as of late. Despite the hope that came with the team signing solid free agents such as Ben Tate, Miles Austin and Carlos Dansby, there has been plenty to be desired with a roster of players who have either overachieved or have not achieved anything yet. Then there is the case of Chris Kirksey.Days after the team announced...
Via Football Nation
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

5 guys to watch in the Browns scrimmage

BEREA, Ohio - The Browns will hold a practice and extended scrimmage period Saturday in front of an expected crowd of more than 25,000 at the University of Akron. It will be wild. And, for many players, important. Below is a list of five players -- either new to the team or in new roles -- fans who haven't been to camp will enjoy watching in the scrimmage setting (Johnny Manziel...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Austin impressing thus far at Browns camp

BEREA, Ohio -- If the Browns lose Josh Gordon for all or part of the 2014 season, they need a receiver to emerge. Miles Austin is the closest to a No. 1 receiver on the current roster, minus Gordon. Austin has been a two-time Pro Bowl performer and has looked good in the early going of training camp. He's caught almost every pass thrown his way and has not appeared to have any setbacks...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Miles Austin Making a Great First Impression at the Start of Cleveland Browns Training Camp

When Miles Austin left the Dallas Cowboys during the off-season and moved to Ohio fans in Big D were not entirely sad to see him go. While capable of big games and explosive plays in recent years he had become a fixture on the injury report--and sideline--thanks to his delicate hamstrings.Folks in Cleveland are glad to have though, and with Josh Gordon likely gone for the season...
Via FatManWriting
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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