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Browns sign cornerback EJ Gaines to 1-year deal

The Cleveland Browns secondary is going to look completely different in 2018, and that’s a very good thing. The Cleveland Browns signed free agent cornerback EJ Gaines, making him the fourth new defensive back to join the team this offseason. Gaines’ contract is a one-year deal, worth $4 million, but he can earn another $1 million in incentives, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. With...
Via Dawgs By Nature
16 hours ago

E.J. Gaines agrees to terms with Browns

It took longer than he probably expected, but cornerback E.J. Gaines finally has a new home. Gaines agreed to terms with the Browns, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. It reunites him with defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who coached Gaines from 2014-16 with the Rams. Gaines, 26, also visited the Jets and [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
18 hours ago

Browns DC ‘pissed off’ over Myles Garrett injury criticism

Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett did not play in Week 8 due to a concussion. Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has since gone public with his support of Garrett, who was criticized by former NFL linebacker and current radio personality Matt Wilhelm.The legitimacy of Garrett’s concussion was an issue with Wilhelm.Though, based on his own words, Garrett...
Via Sportsnaut
November 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Browns DC hopes Mariota’s hamstring is ‘hurting a lot’

In Week 7, the winless Cleveland Browns will host the Tennessee Titans. Might the Browns actually pull off their first win against quarterback Marcus Mariota, who returned to action last week from a hamstring injury?This not-so-nice comment was made by Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams about Mariota’s health, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. Well we are talking...
Via Sportsnaut
October 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason McCourty could also play safety for Browns

Jason McCourty signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday, and he is bringing a good attitude to the Dawg Pound.McCourty told Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot Wednesday that he is open to playing safety for the team, though he will start off at cornerback. He says he has already talked with defensive coordinator Gregg Williams about that plan.“He has talked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Browns granted wish to avoid HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

We don’t yet know who will appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” during NFL training camp. But according to a report, the Cleveland Browns will not be featured.“The Browns were one of eight NFL teams that do not meet any of the three exemptions for opting out, if drafted,” ESPN’s Tony Grossi reported. “But the league and producers of the popular reality series have multiple teams interested...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Browns hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

The Cleveland Browns reportedly will have a new defensive coordinator next season. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the Browns have hired Gregg Williams as their defensive coordinator. The Browns have secured Gregg Williams to be their next defensive coordinator. Done deal. Wholesale changes coming to defensive staff — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 8,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Sean Payton sends cryptic tweet after pummeling Rams

Sean Payton carried a little extra motivation with him into Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. If you didn’t know that at kickoff, you realized it when the New Orleans Saints coach ran a trick play for a touchdown that opened up a 49-21 lead in the fourth quarter. Still not enough to convince you? Perhaps the cryptic tweet Payton sent following the game that featured the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Gregg Williams maintains BountyGate not meant to injure players

By Vincent Frank Current St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will likely deny most of what happened during Bountygate until his dying breath. Three years after Williams and the Saints were thrown the NFL equivalent of the “death penalty,” the respected defensive mind is still denying that the bounty program was meant to purposely inflict injury on opposing players...
Via Sportsnaut
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Williams, Titans 'D' rebounding

Considering the trouble his mouth got him into, you'll understand why Gregg Williams isn't talking much these days. He'd rather fans notice the Tennessee Titans defense. Look - they actually have one! The reason why is almost unrecognizable. At least until you see him work and watch the Titans play. "He brings out an aggressive attitude," cornerback Jason McCourty said. Uh-oh...
Via FOX Sports
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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