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Pettine on alleged rift with Browns GM: ‘We’re singing from the same hymnal’

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine on Monday attempted to dispel reports that surfaced last week that indicated he and the team’s general manager, Ray Farmer, aren’t on the same page, colorfully illustrating that the two actually work well together by insisting they are “singing from the same hymnal.” The crux of the allegations that...Read More The post Pettine on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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What do the Browns need to figure out in camp?

CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-9) OPEN CAMP: July 30, Berea, Ohio LAST YEAR: Yet another circus as Browns were in playoff contention before dropping last five games, ending coach Mike Pettine's first season on sour note. There was improvement, but Browns were undermined by sideshows swirling around backup rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and former Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon, who was...
Via AP on Fox
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What do the Browns need to figure out in camp?

CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-9) OPEN CAMP: July 30, Berea, Ohio LAST YEAR: Yet another circus as Browns were in playoff contention before dropping last five games, ending coach Mike Pettine's first season on sour note. There was improvement, but Browns were undermined by sideshows swirling around backup rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and former Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon, who was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
55 minutes ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Cleveland Browns

The Browns have surpassed the Raiders as the most inept organization in the NFL. They just can’t get anything right. They draft poorly, do awful in free agency and have a completely dysfunctional front office. Look for the Browns to once again find themselves in the basement in of the AFC North. There is no reason for optimism in Cleveland this season. It will be time to breakout...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Where are all the baseball stars? While We’re Waiting

Happy Tuesday, WFNY! Tomorrow, the Cleveland Browns’ veterans report to training camp for check in and physicals, and then on Thursday, Training Camp 2015 officially gets underway. Two weeks from Thursday, the Browns will play their first preseason game of the year. So yes, finally, we are just a couple weeks away from having real things to talk about again. I think the Cleveland...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Top 5 Players to Watch in Browns’ Training Camp

With most of the starting positions solidified, the Browns’ Training Camp will be used to find Depth at certain positions. There are many players to keep an eye on but these 5 have a great opportunity to make the team and contribute. 1. Michael Bowie OL: 6’5 320 LBS (23 years old) Bowie was a 7th round pick in 2013 for Seattle. He started 9 games for Seattle at both Guard and...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
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Browns won't rule out Terrelle Pryor playing quarterback

Cleveland Browns coack Mike Pettine wouldn't rule out that the team could use quarterback turned wideout, Terrelle Pryor is the future as a signal caller. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the team is leaving their options open with Pryor. Pryor will be on the other side of the ball when training camp rolls around and he said that he'll be ready to...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Tuesday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Browns' Mike Pettine wants Terrelle Pryor to "focus 1000 percent on ... BEREA, Ohio -- Browns coach Mike Pettine envisions the day when Terrelle Pryor can serve as his emergency third QB. But for now, he just wants him to learn ... Browns Willing To Consider Johnny Manziel As Starting QB Johnny Manziel will enter training camp as the Cleveland Browns' backup quarterback, but...
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This sleeping giant will emerge for the Browns in 2015

Not much is expected of the Cleveland Browns' passing attack in 2015. Josh McCown is set to be the franchise's 23rd attempted answer at a starting quarterback, the team's best receiver is suspended yet again and the former No. 1 tight end took his talents to South Beach.Despite the signings of Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline, it's hard to believe that this offense will outproduce...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Momentum is Key in Browns' Pursuit of AFC North Title

How can the Cleveland Browns continue to improve and win the AFC North? Three Words: Gain Momentum Early.The Browns have a tough schedule ahead of them in 2015. In fact, it is the 9th toughest in the NFL as rated by CBSSports.com’s John Breech. For comparisons sake, Cleveland’s schedule was rated the 26th most difficult in the NFL last season. So how are the Browns supposed to...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Must Carry Momentum Into Training Camp

What a year and few months it has been for Johnny Manziel. First-round pick, to high expectations, to failure, to rehab, to no more Johnny Football, to Jon Gruden? This does not sound like the career path Manziel had in mind entering the NFL last season as a Cleveland Brown. It was truly an abysmal rookie season for Manziel, or as he described it, a “disaster.” He failed to earn...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Well Does the Browns Defense Measure Up?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Cleveland Browns Power Ranking: 19 Click here to see full rankings The Browns boast some hefty talent on defense.  Pass rushers Barkevious Mingo and Paul Kruger have a lot of talent, but they disappear in games at times. Danny Shelton is a tank who will start right away at nose tackle.  They also...
Via TopSportsReport
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Cleveland Browns paintings that are ridiculously awesome

The Cleveland Browns rookies have already reported for minicamp and the veterans report just a couple days later. The Browns have a unique crowd at Paul Brown Stadium and are notorious for the Dawg Pound, but there are some fans that choose to express their love for the Browns in an artistic manner as well. Not saying that yelling your guts out and taking part in the tailgating festivities...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

QB Josh McCown 'not guaranteed' to be Week 1 starter, leaves door open for Manziel

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine has backtracked on quarterback Josh McCown stating that he's not guaranteeing the veteran signal caller will be the opening day starter. Furthermore, Pettine being non-committal opens the door for second-year QB Johnny Manziel to have a shot at winning the job. “I don’t think anything’s changed,” Pettine said, via ESPN.com. “The...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pettine calls idea of power struggle completely inaccurate

In his press conference Monday, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine denied the report that there is a power struggle between him and general manager Ray Farmer. Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland reported last week that there was a tug of war between Pettine and Farmer in Berea. Pettine dismissed the idea of any issue between he and Farmer. "The truth is Ray and I work very well...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel as Browns starter

After a tumultuous offseason, Johnny Manziel might still have a shot to earn the starting quarterback spot for the Cleveland Browns. Speaking with local media, head coach Mike Pettine said “I’m not guaranteeing Josh [McCown] will start against the Jets” on opening day, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer: #Browns Pettine said McCown is still likely opening...
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Browns sign OL Joe Madsen, three players added to injury list

According to ClevelandBrowns.com, the Cleveland Browns signed OL Joe Madsen while adding three players to the injury list. Also, the team placed DB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and TE Randall Telfer on active/non-football injury and placed DL Tory Slater on active/physically unable to perform. ClevelandBrowns.com writes: Madsen is 6-3, 310-pounds and officially in his first NFL season...
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Cleveland Browns Capsule

CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-9) OPEN CAMP: July 30, Berea, Ohio LAST YEAR: Yet another circus as Browns were in playoff contention before dropping last five games, ending coach Mike Pettine's first season on sour note. There was improvement, but Browns were undermined by sideshows swirling around backup rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and former Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon, who...
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Cleveland Browns: Johnny Manziel Goes To Jon Gruden For Help

Jon Gruden It seems that wherever Johnny Manziel goes the cameras follow. Last year, the Cleveland Browns had high hopes for the polarizing player coming out of Texas A&M. But it didn’t go so well for the young rookie as he was sort of rushed into the starting lineup going into Week 15 against the Cincinnatti Bengals. He then was suspended the final game for missing treatment...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine says team is further head in his second year as coach

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said that he feels the team is further ahead than last year, which was his first as the club's coach. Pettine added that getting all the 'first time' things out of the way makes it a smoother process in year 2. 'You just feel so much further ahead because you're now going through it the second time. It's just like anything. You don't necessarily...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Projecting The Offensive Starters For 2015

Dwayne Bowe As training camp approaches very quickly, the Cleveland Browns need to closely analyze who might give them the best chance to win this year. Training camps never guarantee a starting spot, but they’re a good starting point for players to  prove themselves to the coaches. The Cleveland Browns mostly have the same team from last year, but with some new additions...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Johnny Manziel win the battle against Josh McCown?

Johnny Manziel has had a turbulent start to his young NFL career. As a rookie, he partied too much, threw up too many money signs, failed to learn his playbook and just acted in a way that rubbed a lot of die-hard Cleveland Browns fans the wrong way. Since then, Manziel has entered rehab, dropped the ‘Money’ sign and no longer wants the tag-line Johnny ‘Football’ Manziel...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier Cooper Brings Depth, Athleticism to Browns' Defensive Line

Xavier Cooper, formerly a defensive tackle for Washington State University, was selected with the 96th pick in the third round of the draft, a pick the Browns traded up to acquire from the New England Patriots. General manager Ray Farmer traded away a fourth, fifth and sixth round pick in order to make the move, but he feels Cooper could one day be looked back at as a steal.“Xavier...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Report: Browns QB Johnny Manziel Tutored by Gruden According to Charlie Campbell of Walter Football, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel spent several days in Tampa Bay, Florida receiving tutoring ... National media taking notice of Cleveland Browns' playoff-hungry defense Clevelandbrowns.com @Browns Facebook ... “The Browns can't be dismissed as a legitimate playoff...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel reportedly trained with Jon Gruden

Johnny Manziel still has friends in high places. The former Heisman Trophy winner spent some time training with Jon Gruden in Florida this week, the Akron Beacon-Journal reports. They say Manziel’s training with Gruden consisted of film study and on-field work. Gruden, a former Super Bowl-winning head coach who serves as a commentator for ESPN,...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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