Power Rankings: Cleveland Browns offense near very bottom of the NFL… for now

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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Derek Carr buzz growing louder in Cleveland as Browns continue strong interest in quarterback

According to David White of the Fresno Bee, the Cleveland Browns continue their interest in Frenso State quarterback Derek Carr as he will have a pre-draft visit with the team. The Browns spent time with Carr during an on-campus workout and now they will put up the whiteboard and spend some time on the mental side of things.
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Would Browns trade down to draft Derek Carr?

I lust for the day when the Cleveland Browns draft rumors won’t involve first round quarterbacks. In order for that to be the case, the Browns will have to find one, probably in the first round. So, the only question is where in the first round? As the Browns are set to host Carr in Cleveland this week, Pro Football Talk suggests maybe Ray Farmer and the Browns could take a page...
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Cleveland Browns have A.J. McCarron visiting today

The Cleveland Browns have probably sent 15 of their 30 pre-draft visits on quarterbacks, and they are still not done yet.  They are going to have one of the most extreme background checks ever performed on the quarterback position in one draft.  This is great, because they cannot miss again.  They have been missing quarterback […] The post Cleveland Browns have A.J. McCarron...
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Mike Holmgren: 'I really just should have coached' Browns

They say hindsight is 20/20, and former Cleveland Browns president is playing that card well, telling's Peter King he should've coached the Browns during his time with the team. Holmgren, as team president ultimately decided on giving the job to Pat Shurmur to replace Eric Mangini in 2011. "I really just should have coached the team, but (former owner...
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Team needs: Browns are strong at safety

Heading into the season, Cleveland’s safety position is solid, but it could have been better. One of the Browns biggest moves this offseason, if not the biggest, was bringing Donte Whitner, a Cleveland native and Ohio State grad, back over from San Francisco. Unfortunately, this coincided with the release of T.J. Ward, a better and cheaper option. If we just take into account last...
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Cleveland Browns ‘Needs’ versus ‘Best Available’ – 2014 NFL Draft Breakout!

I want to see the Cleveland Browns totally dominate the 2014 NFL Draft. Seriously, I’m talking about getting up on top of it and jumping up and down until it squeals for mercy. Five years from now I want all of us to be talking about the Browns 2014 draft as being the best thing that happened to Cleveland since the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame came to town!. When it comes to the...
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Mike Holmgren: I should have coached the Browns

Former Browns president Mike Holmgren told Peter King of that he should have coached the Browns. “I really just should have coached the team, but he [owner Randy Lerner] didn’t want me to.” —Former Browns president Mike Holmgren to me last week, on whether he had any regrets about his years in Cleveland. The Browns should have never let Holmgren have a say in...
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Former Browns WR Brian Tyms suspended

Brian Tyms was signed by the Browns last October. He was active for seven games, catching a pair of passes. Monday morning, Adam Caplan reported that Tyms has been suspended by the league. WR Brian Tyms, who spent time with the #Browns last season, has been suspended 4 games. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 21, 2014 Tyms was waived by the Browns on March 5th. No details are available...
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Sounds like the Browns might consider a draft day trade for Kirk Cousins

Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer believes there’s a chance the Browns could end up making a draft day trade for Redskins back up quarterback Kirk Cousins. With 10 picks in this draft, anything is possible. The Browns might package picks to move up, they might trade back, they might trade some for picks next year and they might borrow from next year to take a player...
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Browns may draft two quarterbacks

The Cleveland Browns are one of a few teams sitting atop the first-round who are quarterback needy and that has them heavily involved in rumors surrounding the top quarterbacks int he class. But while the team has the No. 4 pick in the draft, they may not take a quarterback with that pick and may wait until later in the draft to do so. But while they may not take a top prospect...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Cleveland Browns mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Cleveland Browns rookie head coach Mike Pettine thinks team can be modeled to win without a big-named QB.

The Cleveland Browns may not be spending a top draft pick on a big-named quarterback this season. Rookie head coach Mike Pettine, thinks he can model a team that can win, without a top draft pick being used on the quarterback position. Pettine talked about the recent super bowl champion, Seahawks and how they built a winning franchise, because of their defense and a very solid running...
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Cleveland Browns use bounty of picks to select three times in first round

The Cleveland Browns bounty of different possibilities regarding their, 2014 NFL Draft, leaves plenty of options. Cleveland, armed with two first round picks and ten picks overall, are positioned to be one of the real movers-n-shakers. Predicting the true outcome of the Browns upcoming draft is anyones' guess, but it is always fun to think about the scenarios that could ma...
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Cleveland Browns are interested in CB Nevin Lawson; Pre-Draft Visit scheduled

According to Aaron Wilson of National Football Post, the Cleveland Browns and Mike Pettine will have Utah State cornerback Nevin Lawson in for a pre-draft visit. Source: Utah St. corner Nevin Lawson visits Browns next week: Cornerback to visit Browns @FootballPost #NFL Lawson is a physical corner who ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds […] The post Cleveland Browns are interested...
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