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...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Cowboys, & Packers

  Bears The Bears worked out: WRs Devon Wylie, Michael Campbell, B.J. Cunningham, Eric Page, Kealoha Pilares, Conner Vernon and Maurice Williams. (Brad Biggs) The Bears also worked out TE Kevin Greene, DB Shelton Johnson, DB Isaiah Lewis, and QB Alex Tanney. (Brad Biggs) Browns Browns HC Mike Pettine told reporters that there is a chance that QB Rex Grossman could be re-signed...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine hints Rex Grossman might be back soon

We should have seen this coming. The NFL simply could not be without Rex Grossman for too long. The Browns cut Grossman earlier today during a spate of roster moves, but Browns coach Mike Pettine said that might be temporary. “I wouldn’t read too much into it right now,” Pettine said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “Some guys could come back. It’s fluid.”
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17 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  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...
18 days ago  |  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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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns cut Rex Grossman

Rex Grossman will no longer be the third man in the quarterback room for the Browns. PFT has learned that Grossman has been released as the Browns conduct a busy day on the waiver wire to shape their 53-man roster ahead of the start of the regular season. The Browns have claimed wide receiver LaRon Byrd, running back Glenn Winston, guard Ryan Seymour and guard Caylin Hauptmann since...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pour Out a Little Liquor, Rex Grossman Has Been Cut by Browns

Sad, sad day as Sexy Rexy was cut by the Browns today.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly cut Rex Grossman

The Cleveland Browns have cut back up quarterback Rex Grossman,  according to Browns cut QB Rex Grossman. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 31, 2014 Looks like it’s all Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel this season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns make cuts, Grossman kept as third QB

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns released veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson and running backs Dion Lewis and Chris Ogbonnaya to get to the 53-player roster limit. Rex Grossman will begin the season as Cleveland's third quarterback behind starter Brian Hoyer and backup Johnny Manziel. Grossman recently signed with the Browns, who are hoping he can help Hoyer and Manziel with the team...
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18 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Release QB Brady Quinn

The Miami Dolphins believe they have their franchise QB is Ryan Tannehill, but who will be his backup? The team brought two veterans in to compete for the spot, Brady Quinn and Rex Grossman. Most team insiders have been indicating that Brady Quinn’s play has been so bad that it he release was simply a formality. Now they have been proven correct. It was short lived but I enjoyed...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

“Maybe Rex Grossman?” Trending as Manziel & Hoyer Struggle

Rex Grossman signed with the Browns just a few days ago and already people are wondering if he is the best quarterback on the Browns roster. It is a joke, but not really a joke. It tells you how bad Manziel and Hoyer have been playing.
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Johnny Manziel win the starting spot tonight?

Johnny Manziel has never taken a regular season snap in the NFL, but he is not that far behind the Browns so-called starter. Hoyer is always touted as an experienced veteran, but he’s started the same amount of games (four) as Kirk Cousins. Both quarterbacks are relatively new in the NFL. Rex Grossman is a […] The post Can Johnny Manziel win the starting spot tonight? appeared...
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August 18, 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...
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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

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

Grossman Looking GROSS, MAN

There is no question that Rex Grossman peaked in his professional career when he played for the Bears. Sexy Rexy recently signed with the Cleveland Browns after playing with the Washington Redskins. Grossman has reported to Browns camp and he is looking rather large. @bustedcoverage Rex looking fit and in contention for the #1 spot in Cleveland? — MJWROCK...
Via Sports Mockery
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, & Raiders

  Browns The Browns signed QB Rex Grossman to a one-year contract worth $855,000. (Field Yates) Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway should see plenty of playing time in Sunday’s game against the Panthers. (Adam Teicher) Cowboys HC Jason Garrett referred to DeMarco Murray as “the leader of a committee” in their backfield. Dolphins The Dolphins signed QB Brady Quinn to a...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman doesn’t make Brian Hoyer expendable

I was listening to Kiley and Booms this morning and Chuck Booms was entertaining the idea that Grossman’s arrival actually makes Brian Hoyer trade bait. It’s hard to believe that Grossman could be that ready considering his last regular season NFL snap came for the Washington Redskins in 2011. Then again, I didn’t really think that I’d be looking at pictures of Grossman in...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fat Rex Grossman, Scott Hall Trying To Get Laid & LeBron Jersey On Cops

Even Ed Werder thought the signing of Rex Grossman meant that Brian Hoyer might be expendable in Cleveland. And then someone sent me...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland’s Rex Grossman pickup is bad news for Brian Hoyer

I don’t know what to think anymore. Just a couple days after head coach Mike Pettine said that he has two starting-caliber quarterbacks, the Browns sign a veteran QB in Rex Grossman. What does this mean? Why would they do that? There are a few possible options. One might be that the Cleveland brass is very worried about injuries. The biggest knock on Johnny Football Manziel (except...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

With Sexy Rexy Off the Market, What Quarterbacks are Still Available?

With Rex Grossman signing with the Cleveland Browns, and some people still worried about the backup QB situation in Chicago, let’s take a look at some of the quarterbacks on the market. Josh Freeman – After being cut from the New York Giants a few months ago, Josh finds himself on the free agent market once again..  Freeman, a once promising young quarterback while with Tampa...
Via Sports Mockery
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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