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Cleveland Browns ‘covet’ Oregon QB Marcus Mariota

Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns are currently looking at Johnny Manziel and Josh McCown as their two options at the quarterback position heading into 2015, but they are open to drafting a quarterback during the 2015 NFL Draft. According to a report from NFL.com, the Browns “covet” Mariota and would love to find a way to snag him in the draft. At this point...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns are looking to trade up

The Cleveland Browns have been rumored of speaking with the Washington Redskins for the number five overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. Of course a lot talk goes on as the hours wind down toward Thursday, plenty of it being hot air, but with the Browns, a trade with the Redskins wouldn’t be much of a surprise. Cleveland likes moving up and down the draft board, and with this...
Via EndZoneScore
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns enter draft armed with picks, may select quarterback

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns have invested heavily into the quarterback position in recent years with scant success. That might not stop them from making a deeper commitment. Despite selecting a quarterback in the first round in two of the past three NFL drafts, the Browns could be in the market again to find the franchise leader they've coveted for decades. With 10 picks, including...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Cleveland Browns 2014 draft class

Grading the Cleveland Browns 2014 draft class Round 1: (8) Justin Gilbert CB – Oklahoma State Instead of picking for need or even for best player available, the Browns used their first of two first round picks, on corner Justin Gilbert. Gilbert underperformed, as he became one of the biggest rookie disappointments in 2014. He only started two games last season, totaling 29 tackles...
Via EndZoneScore
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns have talked to Redskins about trading for fifth pick

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns’ future does not look too terribly bright at this point in time, but they have another chance to add some young talent to help turn that around in the 2015 NFL Draft. At this point in time the Browns hold the 12th and 19th picks in the draft, and are looking to trade up to the top-10 if possible. According to a report from...
Via Sports-Glory
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns talked with Redskins about trading up

The Cleveland Browns appear to be interested in moving up in the draft, possibly to take a quarterback. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Browns had conversations with the Redskins about potentially moving up to No. 5 in Thursday’s draft. Rapoport adds that the Browns have had talks with most of the teams...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh McCown readying himself to be a leader and mentor

Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown knows he was brought on not only to be the starter; he's also the mentor for the young players on the squad. McCown said that he wants to lead by example, and that his actions would be the best way to show the youngsters the way. “First and foremost, it’s how you play as an individual, and moving forward, it’s how you help the...
Via 60 Max Power O
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Had An Opportunity To Trade LT Joe Thomas To An NFC Team Last Year

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns had an opportunity to trade Pro Bowl LT Joe Thomas to NFC East or NFC West team last year. However, Thomas is reportedly viewed as “virtually untouchable” by the Browns, which explains why there wasn’t any buzz regarding the idea before this. Cabot mentions ... The post Report: Browns Had An Opportunity...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles ready to talk trade scenarios that could send Bradford to Browns, Mariota to Eagles

According to Mark Eckel of NJ Advance Media, the Eagles are set to start talks for a possible draft-day trade that could include the Browns and Titans. The report indicated that the trade would involve University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and current Philadelphia signal-caller Sam Bradford. Eckel writes: 'One rumor, making its rounds in NFL personnel meetings,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

QB Josh McCown settles into two roles for Browns ► CLEVELAND -- Josh McCown was the first player to speak to the local media ... McCown is the Browns' starting quarterback for a to-be-determined length ... 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Eagles trade with Cleveland Browns to draft ... ► More and more mock drafts these days have the Eagles making a big move up from No. 20 to No. 2...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition

Anyone who thinks the Browns should take an offensive lineman in the first round of the draft should be required to thoroughly explain themselves. A laser pointer and film are strongly encouraged. Barkevious Mingo is my pick for a big breakout this year. Most people don’t understand how hard it is to be an effective pass […] The post Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition appeared...
Via Browns Beat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Browns Provide Reasoning Behind Taking Manziel Over Bridgewater

Photo | Getty ImagesAt this time last year, all of the NFL Draft “analysts” were telling anyone who would listen that former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wasn’t cut out for the NFL. After being projected as the top overall pick at the beginning of the 2013 season, Bridgewater’s draft stock plummeted and was no longer a lock for the first round. Teddy wound up...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden becoming a leader for Browns: ‘I know what's going on’

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden is considered one of the best cover men in the NFL; however, he wants to be one of the top leaders on his team. Haden, going into his sixth season, has matured and wants to help the younger players succeed in the NFL. "This is my sixth year in the league (and) it sounds crazy when I even say it," Haden said, via Cleveland.com. "But I...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ defensive backfield can be NFL’s best in 2015

In February, Ray Farmer addressed his approach to the 2015 free agency period, and some saw that as Farmer tempering expectations.  “Active? Not Active? It’s really about being judicious and making smart decisions.” Farmer said, via Kevin Jones of ClevelandBrowns.com.  He seemed to hold true to that, and made his biggest signing at cornerback, filling […] The post Browns’...
Via Browns Beat
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns GM discusses Manziel's future, Marcus Mariota

Just a day after Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine answered “sure, why not?” when asked about the potential the Browns trade up in Round 1 of next week’s NFL draft for quarterback Marcus Mariota, general manager Ray Farmer expressed the same sentiment, down to the words. Asked Thursday in his press conference about whether the Browns indeed had interest in trading up...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GM Ray Farmer says 'there are things you like about' Mariota

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer said the team is still interested in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, coupled with the fact the young signal caller was being coached by the team's QB coach Kevin O'Connell, the club has plenty of first hand information to make a decision. O'Connell, worked with Mariota in the months before the NFL combine, help the signal caller...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Farmer: “It’s always about finding the best players to make your team better”

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer’s Thursday morning press conference was quite interesting, not for specific revelations concerning prospects and picks, but for his take on team-building philosophy. Near the end of the 30-plus minute presser, Farmer was asked about quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, and of how much of a priority it is to find a franchise...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Starks intends on helping Browns improve leaky run defense

New Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Randy Starks felt like he was overlooked in Miami, but he feels he can make an impact on the team's defensive line. “I take a lot of pride in that,” Starks said, via Ohio.com. “I’m not so much going out there trying to prove Miami wrong, but I’m trying to show [Cleveland] made a good decision in bringing me here to contribute....
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Earth Day from Governor Kasich, Jimmy Haslam, and Pilot Flying J

To celebrate Earth Day, formally observed on April 22 every year worldwide, here’s a video posted at the Guardian of a newly built fuel-free train in Japan that levitates on magnets and is designed to transport commuters at a speed of 500 kilometers (310 miles) per hour. An equivalent in the United States would be a trip from Cleveland to Chicago in about an hour. That would mean...
Via Cleveland Frowns
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden recruited Tramon Williams to Cleveland

Tramon Williams is a veteran used to winning football games on the largest of stages. Spending his career with the Green Bay Packers, he’s reached playoffs seven times and won a Super Bowl. A free agent, the successful Williams decided to spend the next several seasons with the Cleveland Browns, having signed a three-year, $21 million deal. Why would such a decorated player decide...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime Chiefs fan

During his career with the Kansas City Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe had a routine before every home game at Arrowhead Stadium where he would seek out and give a kiss to Betsy Johnson at her front-row seat on the 45-yard line. Johnson, a longtime Chiefs fan and season ticket-holder since 1986, passed away at the age...Read More The post Former Chief Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine open to trading up for Marcus Mariota

Cleveland Brown coach Mike Pettine wasn't going to be the bottleneck in the organization pertaining to the obvious interest in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. When asked if the Browns were open to trading up to get Mariota, Pettine replied: "Sure," Pettine said," via CBS Sports. Why not?" "My opinion -- and I talked about it last year -- it's all about value. It's making...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns 2015 NFL schedule

The Cleveland Browns open the 2015 season on the road against the New York Jets on Sunday, Sept. 13. The Browns home opener is against the Tennessee Titans in Week 2, followed by the Oakland Raiders in Week 3. Cleveland’s bye-week is Week 11.  The Browns have two prime time games: Week 9 on the road against the Bengals (Thursday Night Football), and then Monday night in...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd McShay’s latest gives Clevleland DeVante Parker and Malcom Brown

Though the Cleveland Browns are widely rumored to be one of several teams who could trade their first-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft, Scouts Inc.’s Todd McShay continues to provide his insight on what the newly outfitted team will do in the event they hold on to the No. 12 and No. 19 selections. According do McShay, who marries his draft board with team needs, Louisville...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns in great position to add BPA in NFL draft

With the 2015 NFL draft about a week away, the Cleveland Browns find themselves in a pretty comfortable position. Having two picks in the top 20 (Nos. 12 and 19), and a roster with far fewer holes in it than last season, the Browns have positioned themselves to not be forced into taking the best […] The post Browns in great position to add BPA in NFL draft appeared first on Browns Beat.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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