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WR Dwayne Bowe: When Josh was here he was the touchdown man and I'm here to fill his shoes

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Dwayne Bowe said despite the team losing Josh Gordon for the entire season, he wants to be the one to replace the troubled receiver's production. "When Josh was here he was the touchdown man and I'm here to fill his shoes,'' Bowe said, via Northeast Ohio Media Group. "It's my job to do that in this offense and I believe I can do that." In 2014...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns: Evaluating the wide receiver position Three wide receivers on the active Cleveland Browns roster caught a pass for the team last season. The front office brought in several new players to give the ... Cleveland Browns Training Camp 2015: OL Preview, Part 1 Our training camp preview for the Cleveland Browns is shifting to the offensive line now. Today's training...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dawg Fight in the Dawg Pound: Running Back Committee in Cleveland

For the second consecutive year, it looks as if the Cleveland Browns backfield will resemble the three headed monster, Fluffy, from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; Terrance West, Isaiah Crowell, and the newly drafted Duke Johnson will all be fighting for snaps as we progress throughout the summer.   Ben Tate was the third head of the 2014 campaign for this backfield. He...
Via Football Nation
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: 3 Reasons They’ll Miss The Playoffs In 2015

Donte Whitner The Cleveland Browns have yet to make the postseason since 2002. They have had many losing seasons since then as the only winning season the Cleveland Browns had was in 2007 when they went 10-6. In 2014, they were off to a tremendous start going 6-2 in the first eight games of the season. Also, they were actually leaders in the AFC North as well. The team collapsed...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Bowe Prefers Josh McCown over Alex Smith

In his last season with the Kansas City Chiefs, wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was not responsible for one single touchdown scored by the team’s offense. Bowe claims that the lack of red zone targets from quarterback Alex Smith was the reason he went scoreless last season. “I didn’t get one shot in the end zone,” the new Cleveland Browns receiver said, via Northeast Ohio Media...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland Browns

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. Today we’ll take an in-depth look at the Cleveland Browns, who finished […] Previewing the AFC North: Cleveland...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

OL Michael Bowie ready to compete for starting spot

Cleveland Browns Browns offensive lineman Michael Bowie missed all of last season due to a shoulder injury after starting for the Seahawks on their Super Bowl winning team in 2013. Bowie said that he is great shape and is expecting to land a starting spot on a line that is one of the strongest units on the team. "It's up to them to decide who is the best five," Bowie said,...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Saints, & Vikings

Browns According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns contract-year S Tashaun Gipson appears to be poised to play out his restricted tender and test the free agent market next year. Cabot thinks the Browns will be willing to offer Gipson “fair market value“, but their focus is likely to remain on building through the ...The post NFL Notes: Browns, Saints...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns Could Consider Trading Josh Gordon Upon Returning From Suspension?

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns are taking a “wait-and-see approach” with suspended WR Josh Gordon. Cabot seems to think that neither the front office or coaching staff is counting on Gordon to “return to the team and be the star that he once was.” Interestingly enough, Cabot believes the Browns ...The post Browns Could Consider Trading...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Coaching Staff: HC Mike Pettine

Entering his second year at the helm of the Cleveland Browns, Mike Pettine is coming off a year of reasonable success for a Cleveland franchise that has become all too used to four and five win seasons. After leading the team to a 7-9 record behind the play of now Houston Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer, any improvement at all would make for a very happy fan base and a potential playoff...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Bowie, Browns Offensive Line Only Gets Better

If you had to ask yourself, “Who the heck is that?” you are not alone. Michael Bowie flew under the radar last season due to a shoulder injury that kept him out of football for all of 2014. But Bowie, now healthy, looks to compete for a starting spot in arguably the top unit on the Browns after spending the past year rehabbing. “It was long and I wanted to be back out there...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Browns should play Johnny Manziel

Heading into the 2015 NFL Season, there aren’t many expectations for the Cleveland Browns to compete. They surprised the league last year for the first half of the season, but fell back to earth and ended up missing the playoffs once again. Cleveland has quite a few question marks surrounding their roster, and it all starts with the quarterback position. Johnny Manziel was one...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns under Cavs cover, protecting comedians and The Velvet Teen: While We’re Waiting

Good Friday to you people. It’s a getaway day on a holiday weekend and what better way to waste your morning than with me? There is none! So, while we’re waiting… The Browns might be benefitting most from the Cavaliers… As NBA Free Agency has dominated the news and the Cavaliers have won back all their players for the most part, I can’t help but think of the cover its...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three bright spots for the Cleveland Browns entering training camp

Every summer hope springs eternal for teams that did not accomplish their goals last season. After winning their highest number of games in seven years in 2014, the Cleveland Browns enter 2015 with aspirations of competing for a playoff spot in the rugged AFC north. The Browns still have question marks at quarterback and at tight end, among others, but here are three reasons for...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Orchard Brings New Energy to the Browns

The Cleveland Browns’ defense had its ups and downs in 2014. The major issue was the inability to defend the run, which left them in the cellar amongst NFL defensive rankings. Even though the run defense gets the bulk of the blame, the pass rush was not much better.Veteran linebacker Paul Kruger led the team with 11 sacks, but there was no support alongside him. 2013 first round...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five plays of the second half of the Cleveland Browns season

Every NFL season there are some great plays that just amaze fans and viewers. The 2014 Cleveland Browns were no exception as they delivered some spectacular plays themselves en route to their first seven-plus win season since 2007. Here are the best plays from the second half of the Browns season that had us jumping out of our seats. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Based on chances...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel Signs First Endorsement Since Rehab

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is not nearly as popular as he once was making him not exactly the first person that comes to mind when looking for a spokesperson. He is still a popular guy and is talked about a lot, but much of the talk is negative about him. He is working on changing the public perception of him and it appears that one company is banking on him doing...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five plays of the first half of Cleveland Browns’ 2014 season

Every NFL season there are some great plays that just amaze fans and viewers. The 2014 Cleveland Browns were no exception as they delivered some spectacular plays themselves en route to their first seven-plus win season since 2007. Here are the best plays from the first half of the Browns season that had us jumping out of our seats. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Fan bases most...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Brown: I ‘encourage and support’ Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel may have lost the faith of a number of Cleveland Browns fans after the way he performed both on and off the field last season, but arguably the greatest player in franchise history still supports him. Jim Brown, who has never been shy about criticizing his former team’s players, told USA Today’s Jarrett...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor is going to give “slash-player deal” a chance

Have you been struggling to imagine former Ohio State standout Terrelle Pryor as anything other than a quarterback? Well, don’t worry: He has been too. After being picked up on waivers by the Browns early last week, Pryor is coming around to the idea of moving into a wide receiver role. “I’m going to give this slash-player deal a chance,” Pryor told the Pittsburgh Tribune...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor Plans to Give “Slash-Player Deal a Chance”

Quarterback turned wide receiver Terrelle Pryor now finds himself a member of the Cleveland Browns after being abruptly cut by the Cincinnati Bengals this month. As it stands, Pryor’s only chance to play football is to be flexible and attempt to learn the wide receiver position in order to maintain a roster spot once the Browns conclude their training camp. Pryor stated this regarding...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Will Terrelle Pryor Make The Roster?

Terrelle Pryor Just recently the Cleveland Browns added quarterback turned wide receiver in Terrelle Pryor. Pryor looks to adjust to a new position as instead of throwing the football, he will be catching passes. Pryor has the athleticism and size to play the position as he looks to be a weapon for the team’s passing attack. The Cleveland Browns are a team that’s in desperate...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh McCown is not a mannequin

This just in: Josh McCown is not a mannequin. He is an actual human, American football player. It’s true! If you get an opportunity to attend a Cleveland Browns practice, you can see him moving about or throwing the football. He’s a big dude, 6-foot-4, 218 pounds. There are only a handful of Browns players 6-4 or taller, but most of those guys are a lot wider, so it’s pretty...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Cleveland Browns Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions, suffer injuries or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these...
Via Gridiron Grit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Hawkins calls out ESPN over Father's Day tweet

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins, who is the father of an adorable young boy named Austin, did not appreciate the way ESPN wished the NFL a “Happy Father’s Day” on Sunday. Here’s the response Hawkins had to a collage of photos that the official ESPN NFL Twitter account shared: Happy Father's Day to all...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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