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...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterfinals: Vote for the Sunshine State's greatest college quarterback

Who is the best quarterback to ever play for a Florida university? Well, we know who's not. Say goodbye to Rex Grossman, Chris Leak, Blake Bortles, Gino Torretta, Ken Dorsey, Bernie Kosar and Chris Weinke. In all but two of the first-round matchups, the higher-seed advanced easily. Just as we expected, the 8/9 battle between Daunte Culpepper (UCF, 1995-98) and Weinke (FSU, 1997-2000...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman turns down Browns; has Xmas plans with in-laws

Your next Cleveland Browns starting quarterback? Not Rex Grossman. Christmas plans with the in-laws was more important than leading the Brownies in their final garbage time game of the 2014 NFL season. Rex Grossman would literally go kite-surfing over the Yuletide than collect a week’s pay from Cleveland. Look at this tweet: #Browns called Rex Grossman about joining team for...
Via The Sports Bank
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman tells Browns 'thanks, but no thanks'

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Cleveland Browns have a quarterback problem. Johnny Manziel's two-game stretch as the starting QB has been ended by a hamstring injury, and veteran Brian Hoyer also has a shoulder injury. So the Browns dialed up Rex Grossman to see if he would be interested in joining the team for the season finale against Baltimore on Sunday. But there...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman turns down $60,000 payday to join Browns for one week

Things can not get any worse for the Cleveland Browns right now. The team benched Brian Hoyer for Johnny Manizel to see if the rookie could give the team a spark. Two games later, Manziel is questionable after being knocked out of the game Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. With the team in need of backup quarterbacks, the Browns reached out to free agent Rex Grossman. If Grossman...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rex Grossman Turns Down Browns To Go Kitesurfing With Family

Apparently Rex Grossman doesn’t feel like working during the holidays. The free agent quarterback was cut by the Cleveland Browns during training camp and hasn’t signed with another team since. But with Johnny Manziel out with a hamstring injury and Brian Hoyer nursing an injured shoulder, the Browns desperately need a quarterback, so they decided...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman turns down Browns offer to start

The Browns quarterback situation is a mess. Rookie Johnny Manziel made two starts before suffering a hamstring injury. He has been ruled out for Week 17 and former starter Brian Hoyer suffered a shoulder injury in relief last week. Now the Browns are in need of quarterbacks. They called up Rex Grossman who declined an offer to join the team on a one game contract. Instead Grossman...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Turns Down The Browns Regarding Backup Job, Tyler Thigpen Could Be An Option

Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that the Cleveland Browns reached out to veteran QB Rex Grossman on Monday about joining the team for the Week 17 matchup. However, the two sides reportedly could not work out the logistics as Grossman is hosting his family for Christmas. The Browns will give undrafted rookie QB Connor Shaw the first-team reps during this week’s practice, but the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Rex Grossman turn down Browns offer?

In a sign that things aren’t getting better for a fledgling Cleveland Browns franchise, a recent report from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler suggests that Rex Grossman turned down an invite to sign with the Browns. Grossman and the Browns couldn’t work out the logistics because he’s enjoying the holidays with his extended family. No matter how either side wants to spin this, Grossman...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Turns Down Browns To Spend Time With Family

Are the Browns that bad, or is family really that important to Rex Grossman. With Brian Hoyer nursing a shoulder injury and Johnny Manziel ruled out with the tweaked hamstring he suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Panthers, Cleveland called Rex Grossman.’s Jeremy Fowler reported Monday that preferred to host family during the holidays. #Browns called Rex Grossman about...
Via Thacover2
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Expected To Sign Rex Grossman

With Brian Hoyer (shoulder, day-to-day) and Johnny Manziel (hamstring, done for the season) both sidelined heading into the season finale, the Cleveland Browns are expected to sign veteran quarterback Rex Grossman, according to’s Tony Grossi. Photo Credit: Grossman hasn’t attempted a regular-season pass since 2011, but the move would make...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

PJD’s Week 14 Recap: Audibles for the Win

After failing to move the ball for much of the second half in Sunday’s game against the Jets, Teddy Bridgewater went into overtime tied 24-24 and pulled a Rex Grossman, kind of, when he said, ******* it, I’m going bubble screen.” But then the bubble screen went deep – 87 yards deep – to Jarius Wright and the Vikings won in dramatic fashion, and it was pretty awesome. Granted...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman: I Think RG3 Can Be a Great QB Again

If Rex Grossman said it, than it must be true. Former Redskins backup Rex Grossman said he’s been alarmed at how sharply RG3 has fallen off, but believes ‘he can be great again.” “I still think he can be a great quarterback,” Grossman said, via Thom Loverro of the Washington Times. “Life in the NFL has a way of humbling you. I think as he grows into understanding himself...
Via Thacover2
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny (better) be good — Browns cut Grossman, leaving 2 QBs on roster

  Rex Grossman lost his tutoring gig with the Browns. The veteran quarterback was released Sunday by Cleveland, leaving starter Brian Hoyer and rookie backup Johnny Manziel as the only QBs on the Browns' roster. Grossman signed with the Browns as a free agent on Aug. 12, brought in because of his experience running coordinator Kyle Shanahan's offense. Grossman and Shanahan spent...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns release QB Rex Grossman

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns have released veteran quarterback Rex Grossman, who had been brought in to assist Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel with team's new offense. Grossman was let go Sunday and the Browns also waived wide receiver Charles Johnson. The Browns were also awarded wide receiver LaRon Byrd (Dallas), offensive linemen Caylin Hauptmann (Seattle) and Ryan Seymour (San Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns cut quarterback Rex Grossman

getty images Rex Grossman has been cut by the Cleveland Browns. On Sunday the Browns let go of the veteran Grossman who had been signed by the team late in preseason in part due to his relationship with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. With Brian Hoyer slated to be the starter to open the 2014 season the Browns have Johnny Manziel backing him up. There really was no upside to...
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns release Grossman, add WR

As expected, the Cleveland Browns made more roster moves on Sunday. Most notably, the team cut ties with quarterback Rex Grossman and wide receiver Charles Johnson. Among the waiver claims the Browns made was wide receiver LaRon Byrd, a big (6'4) target who was waived by the Cowboys on Saturday. Johnson is practice-squad eligible once he clears waivers. He was signed by the Browns...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Browns Chop it Down to 53

Per usual the Cleveland Browns were one of the last teams to announce who didn't make the cut. Here are a few notables that were let go.QB - Connor ShawShaw had a decent showing in the preseason. He showed good athleticism and did a good job driving the team down the field. Unfortunately for him, the Browns brought in veteran Rex Grossman. Grossman had the upper hand from the moment...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Bears are Forced to Part Ways with Super Bowl XLI Hero

CHICAGO, IL —  The Chicago Bears are clearing the roster and trimming it down to the required 53 by the 3:00 p.m. deadline. A bit of surprise to see Kelvin Hayden released, but every year tough decisions like this need to be made. The highlight of his career came in Super Bowl XLI, against the Bears, when he intercepted a Rex Grossman pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown...
Via Sports Mockery
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Cleveland Browns dream Super Bowl match-ups, NFL’s hottest cheerleaders

We’re getting closer to football that actually matters. In the meantime the best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help pass the time. National Columns - Power Rankings: Where each NFL team stands after preseason Week 1 (READ) - Heroes and Goats: Five who did and didn’t shine in preseason Week 1 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting quarterback from 1...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

If the Cleveland Browns had cheerleaders, hopefully they’d be as hot as these ladies

While Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Snapchat and scores of other social media apps are must haves, there’s still no better place for checking out the best pictures from around the world than Instagram. Is there far too many shots of people’s dinner being posted every night? Of course. Do we really care you went to Starbucks again this morning? No, but be sure to pick the right filter...
Via cover32 - Browns
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Washington Redskins version of “Where are they now?”

In this special edition of “Where are they now?”, Rex Grossman gets picked up by the Redskins next opponent, the Cleveland Browns. This of course will reunite Rex with new Browns coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Watch out Kyle; Rex may be more of a threat to your job than anyone else’s. Grossman will be vying for a roster spot heading into what could be his 12th season as a pro,...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer should NOT be worried about the Rex Grossman signing

My esteemed colleague and Johnny Manziel supporter, Eric Johnson wrote a piece a few days ago saying how Brian Hoyer should be worried after the recent signing of veteran QB Rex Grossman. All due respect, that’s just dumb. As the news just came out that Brian Hoyer will start game two of the preseason on Monday, it became clear that Hoyer is still very securely a part of this team...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder Says He’s Open To A Trade From Vikings

Christian Ponder has seen the writing on the wall for some time now, and he admits that change is likely a good thing for him. The former first-round pick told Tom Pelissero of USA Today that he’s open to being traded away from Minnesota. “There are benefits for me being here,” Ponder told Tom Pelissero of USA Today. “I’m learning a lot. It’s less stressful. At the...
Via Thacover2
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Sign QB Rex Grossman, Why?

Cleveland Browns Sign QB Rex Grossman, Why? Making quarterback moves on the Cleveland Browns’ roster, the team has signed 33-year-old Rex Grossman and waived Tyler Thigpen. Rex Grossman's 1-year deal with the #Browns is worth $955,000. Counts $570 K vs. cap. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 13, 2014 Grossman is … The post Cleveland Browns Sign QB Rex Grossman, Why? appeared...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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