Cleveland Browns seriously considering Derek Carr with the 26th overall pick

According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, Cleveland is very high on Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr. “They love him. They really love him. The feeling with many in football is that Cleveland will take Carr with its 26th pick,” said Freeman. “Other quarterbacks are rising quickly, but he might be rising the fastest.” On the other hand, others, like Mike Florio of...
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Results in: the Cleveland Browns draft Johnny Manziel

With the 2014 NFL draft nearly upon us, Cover32 has put together a mock draft of the first round, based upon the picks that would be taken by the managing editors of each team site. Our Cleveland Browns, with the #4 overall pick, took Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M quarterback. With the #26 pick (originally form Indianapolis), Cleveland took Ohio State’s own Ryan Shazier (LB), supplementing...
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Report: Browns might be eying Derek Carr with the 26th pick

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; If the Cleveland Browns are going to take a quarterback in the first round,  it sounds like they might use the 26th overall pick on Fresno State’s Derek Carr, according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. They love him. They really love him. The feeling with many in football is that Cleveland...
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Mailbag: Cleveland could make a run for the AFC North title

So, Alex Mack remains a Brown! That’s great for now, but has any damage been done to the Mack/Cleveland relationship? -Kevin in Cleveland I honestly don’t think that there are any hostile feelings when it comes to Alex Mack and the Cleveland Browns, and I think that he’s genuinely OK with being back in Cleveland. If relations between him and the team had been damaged to such...
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Cleveland Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Taking Opposite Path to NFL Relevance than Randy Lerner

When owner Jimmy Haslam took over the struggling Cleveland Browns franchise, he did it with a league-recommended CEO in Joe Banner at the helm. The struggles and divide between their two philosophies took a while to boil to the surface, but it really came to a head this offseason, as the embarrassed owner parted ways with his right-hand man. Banner made it known at an early stage...
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Report: Johnny Manziel will workout for the Browns this weekend

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Cleveland Browns will workout the final top quarterback prospect in this year’s NFL draft when Johnny Manziel pays them a visit,  according to Mary Kay Cabot of After conducting private workouts with top quarterbacks such as Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater and Derek...
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Donte Whitner still thinking about becoming Donte Hitner

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Browns safety Donte Whitner announced last year that he was changing his last name to “Hitner.” Whitner’s request was actually delayed due to the government shutdown and it sounds like he never went through with it, but might still change his last name. Donte Whitner said he's still...
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Report: Blake Bortles visiting the Browns next week

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan,  former UCF quartebrack Blake Bortles will visit the Browns next week. Update on Bortles: He does have 1 visit left–with the #Browns next week. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 15, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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Browns will have Johnny Football in over the weekend

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Manziel will be in Cleveland and work out for the Browns this weekend. They’ve already worked out the other top quarterbacks in the class, including Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater and Derek Carr, with Carr coming back for a visit next week. Mike Pettine is obviously interested, “(He’s a) gifted playmaker,...
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Browns to host a pre-draft visit with QB Johnny Manziel

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cleveland Browns will host a pre-draft visit with Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, who will also work out for the club this weekend.
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2014 NFL Draft, re-upping Brian Hoyer, Mike Evans over Sammy Watkins and C.J. Mosely – WFNY Podcast – 2014-04-15

The fake Jim Kanicki or the real Mike Burgermeister joined me to talk through some Browns topics. We talked about the 2014 NFL draft, specifically who the Browns should take at #4. Mike Evans vs. Sammy Watkins and talking about three studs on the offensive line. Finally, we talked a bit about NFL draft cliches. Check out this episode!
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Power Rankings: Cleveland Browns have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Gordon still thinks Browns will draft a QB

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Josh Gordon raised some eyebrows when he said he was "pretty sure" the Browns would draft a quarterback with the fourth pick when he was on ESPN last month. He mentioned Johnny Manziel on the first appearance and then said Teddy Bridgewater would be his choice on another appearance--likely after talking with those at the top of the organization. He then...
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Dumb Tweets: Mack is happy; Pressley is old-school

After all the drama and anxiety, center Alex Mack will remain a Brown. And apparently, he’s happy about that: Repost from today’s paper. #Browns C Alex Mack happy to be back in Cleveland, ready to get back to work. — Scott Petrak ct (@ScottPetrak) April 15, 2014 I’m sorry, it’s just hard for me to believe that he’s actually happy to be a Brown...
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Is Joe Haden good enough to support the Browns entire secondary?

In case you haven’t heard, the NFL is a passing league. Big surprise, right? Well, because of this, it is a top priority of every team to have an elite, shutdown corner. Fortunately, the Browns have just that in Joe Haden. Since being selected seventh overall in 2010, Haden has continued to improve. He may not be at the same level as Richard Sherman, Patrick Peterson and Darrelle...
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Will Cleveland Browns LB Barkevious Mingo excel in the Mike Pettine defense?

The Cleveland Browns are completely starting over again, this season the Browns are hoping to see LB Barkevious Mingo excel under the direction of Mike Pettine and the new Cleveland Browns defense. Mingo, himself is hoping lightning can strike twice for Mike Pettine. If the Browns can get their defense going this season, Mingo should play a bigger role than he did in his rookie season...
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Are Browns, others at top of draft planning to wait to select a QB?

A commonly held belief is that the Cleveland Browns are going to draft a quarterback in this year's NFL Draft. What is very much up for debate is just when they will draft one, holding three picks in the top 40. In his latest edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, "The Draft Games Begin," Peter King explores the issue of how the teams at the top of the draft, including...
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Browns ink fullback Chris Pressley

The Cleveland Browns are determined to find a running game in 2014. After three years of struggles on the ground, the Browns are looking up in the backfield. Cleveland took a major step by bringing in run-heavy offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to call plays. The Browns gave him a decent stable of backs by bringing in Ben Tate to play alongside with Dion Lewis in the backfield...
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Mack 'happy with the way it worked out'

BEREA, Ohio -- Now that the saga with Alex Mack's contractual status is over, he's excited to get back to football. "It's exciting to be back (in Berea)," Mack said at the team's facility Monday. "It's been a long road, but I'm absolutely happy where I'm at. " Last Friday, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Mack to a five-year $42 million...
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Browns add fullback to the fray

The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed fullback Chris Pressley. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Pressley a 5-10, 249-pound veteran, enters his sixth NFL season out of Wisconsin. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Cincinnati in 2009, Pressley has appeared in 43 games with 20 starts with the Bengals and Buccaneers. In addition to serving as lead blocker...
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The Cleveland Browns signing FB Chris Pressley will drastically improve the running game.

The Cleveland Browns haven’t had a decent running game since fullback Lawrence Vickers was allowed to walk. Signing Chris Pressley will help the team run the football without a doubt. The Browns offensive line was bad rapped for 2 seasons, when it came to their run blocking. When the team signed free agent, Ben Tate, GM Ray Farmer was smart enough to realize, he would go no where...
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Photos: EA Sports in town getting Browns players “In the game”

Long snapper Christian Yount and newly signed defensive back Isaiah Trufant took to social media after getting their faces digitized for the upcoming edition of the Madden franchise- Madden 2015. The guys seemed to have gotten more than just their mugs pixelated. It looks like there was a goodie bag for each as well. Figures. The guys who have the money to blow on video games get...
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Clowney will not hold private workouts before NFL Draft

What’s the down side in not attending a draft prospects Pro Day? The Cleveland Browns may soon find out. In the wake of an injury sustained by Clemson’s Brandon Thomas, potential first-overall draft selection Jadveon Clowney will not be participating in any private workouts heading into May’s NFL Draft. ”He still will visit teams and interview with coaches and GMs,” writes...
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Browns adding former Bengal fullback Chris Pressley?

If Chris Pressley can return to form from a knee injury that cost him the 2013 season, he could be in for a treat in Cleveland. This town loves them some fullbacks. According to Nate Ulrich of (who by the way, does a really good job covering Browns news for the Beacon Journal) the Browns have signed the free agent fullback. Pressley was cut by the Bengals back in December...
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Top-10 CB’s: Do the Browns need someone opposite Joe Haden?

Everyone has heard of Cleveland’s #1 cornerback and Pro-Bowler Joe Haden. He’s the definition of a shut-down corner, and is one of the best in the league. On the other side, however, the Browns have Buster Skrine. Nothing against the man, but he isn’t starting material…at least not for a team that should be shooting to make the playoffs. The Browns might want to think...
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