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Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Shane Wynn fights to make hometown team Rookie wide receiver Shane Wynn fights to make hometown team, the Cleveland Browns. (Photo: Matt Florjancic, WKYC Digital Sports Journalist) ... Does all the praise for rookie RB Duke Johnson say more about him or... Browns' Duke Johnson returns to limited practice from hamstring injury Cleveland Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns vs. Buccaneers Preview & What to Watch For

When: Saturday, August 29th, 7:00 pm ETWhere: Raymond James StadiumThe Cleveland Browns travel down to Tampa Bay Saturday night to take on the Buccaneers and first-overall pick Jameis Winston. Often referred to as the dress rehearsal game, both Browns head coach Mike Pettine and Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith will leave their starters in for at least the first two quarters in...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Is The Year – A letter to all Cleveland Browns Fans

View image | “This is the year.” This is a phrase that has become much too common to Cleveland Browns fans. In the last fifteen years, the Cleveland Browns have only had one season with double digit wins, two seasons with winning seasons, and 15 years of no Super Bowl contention. When a team continues to play at this level of disappointment, how can fans...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns targeting Connor Cook in 2016 draft?

The Cleveland Browns will enter the 2015-16 NFL season with Josh McCown under center and Johnny Manziel waiting in the wings. However, a recent report indicates the team may be looking ahead to next year’s draft for their quarterback of the future. According to a report from CBS Sports, the Browns have reached out to someone very close to Michigan State senior quarterback Connor...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five favorite Browns players: 1999 to present

The Cleveland Browns have been a difficult team to root for since their return in 1999 as a NFL expansion franchise. They have had far more downs than they have had ups. However, through it all, we have stuck beside them, and there have been certain players throughout the journey that have made it easier to rationalize spending three hours of a Sunday afternoon watching a 4-12 team...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Grading the Cleveland Browns’ Preseason Performance

Typically, preseason is a tough time to evaluate how a team is doing because starters play limited snaps, coaches are doing vanilla plays, they are testing rookies in various new roles, and honestly players go into games with varying effort levels because these games don’t count. However, Pro Football Focus grading is a great tool […] The post Grading the Cleveland Browns’...
Via Browns Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Out For Remainder Of Preseason With Elbow Injury

It appears the battle to be the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns has come to an end, as one of the team’s signal callers will be out for the rest of the preseason: Browns QB Johnny Manziel will miss the rest of the preseason with a sore elbow. — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 27, 2015 Manziel’s sore right elbow...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Couch: Johnny Manziel should rest his elbow as much as possible

Former No. 1 overall pick Tim Couch is no stranger to elbow problems, and he thinks second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel should act with caution as he deals with his own elbow issues. Manziel sat out much of Wednesday’s practice and is unlikely to play at Tampa Bay this Saturday and could very well be shut down for the rest of the preseason. Browns head coach Mike Pettine said...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Working Out QB Pat Devlin Thursday, Tyler Thigpen An Option?

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Browns are bringing in QB Pat Devlin for a workout on Thursday. This comes after Browns HC Mike Pettine told reporters on Wednesday that they are actively looking to bring in another quarterback to get them through the preseason now that Connor Shaw is out with a thumb injury and Johnny Manziel is dealing ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor returns to Browns practice

Converted receiver Terrelle Pryor was back in full pads at Browns practice Wednesday, days after the coaching staff acknowledged that the window was narrowing on his chances of securing a roster spot. Pryor, making the switch from quarterback this summer, is hoping to play in Saturday's third preseason game in Tampa Bay. He has been sidelined since aggravating his strained hamstring...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel to miss next preseason game because of elbow

    Johnny Manziel will not play in the Cleveland Browns’ preseason game on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of a sore elbow. Browns head coach Mike Pettine told the media Wednesday that Manziel is dealing with soreness in his elbow, so they are going to be cautious with it. The injury does not appear to be anything serious, and it is something Manziel has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Madden NFL 2016 ratings are out (and it's not good for Browns)

EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2016 was released on all video game consoles at midnight Tuesday. As is tradition, the team and player ratings of the long running game have quickly become a hot topic in both the football and video game worlds. Madden has leaked out bits and pieces of the player ratings leading up to the game’s release; with the game on the market, you can now peruse a full...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Training Camp: Decoding the Coach Speak

I have little doubt that covering the Cleveland Browns beat can be a tiresome job. While on the surface many of us might think watching and writing about football for a living would be a dream, after a while any work becomes work. This must be especially true when reporting on a franchise that’s predominantly […] The post Browns Training Camp: Decoding the Coach Speak appeared...
Via Browns Beat
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine says Browns won’t change Johnny Manziel’s throwing motion

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine said on Monday that the team has no intentions of changing Johnny Manziel’s throwing motion. Manziel’s elbow is sore, which has caused him to miss practices two weeks in a row now.  The Browns believe it might have something to do with his “unorthodox” throwing motion, as Mary Kay Cabot of puts it, but there are no...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowe: Browns high powered offense prove doubters wrong

Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Cleveland Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe cannot wait to prove “doubters” wrong about the explosive nature of the team’s offense. Speaking with reporters on Saturday after finally returning to practice following a two-week absence with a hamstring injury , Bowe didn’t mince words about his view on the team’s “high-powered offense...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor’s future with the Cleveland Browns is on thin ice

Terrelle Pryor’s conversion from quarterback to wide receiver isn’t going as well as planned, and his chances of making the team’s final 53-man roster are slimming by the day. The big issue right now is a lingering hamstring injury that has halted his progress. Speaking about Pryor’s shaky future with the Browns, head coach Mike Pettine weighed in on the situation: “That...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

After Further Review: What Bills vs. Browns says about Cleveland

The Browns “lost” to the Bills 11-10 Thursday night at First Energy Stadium, but digging deeper into Bills vs. Browns is difficult. Mike Pettine summed it up best in his post game press conference, “typical preseason game, we did some good things and we did some bad.” I agree with this sentiment, but there were some […] The post After Further Review: What Bills vs. Browns...
Via Browns Beat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon rips Belichick: ‘He lied right to my face’

Jim McMahon played for Bill Belichick for a very brief period of time toward the end of the former NFL quarterback’s career. That was long enough for McMahon to develop a hatred for the New England Patriots head coach. During an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Friday, McMahon was asked if he cares about the Deflategate scandal at all. He took the opportunity to bash...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh McCown remains Browns starting QB after loss to Bills

Josh McCown had an awful game in the Cleveland Browns’ 11-10 preseason loss against the Buffalo Bills this evening. He was one of the main reasons that the Bills ended up winning, and was an absolute disaster early on in the game. Despite his poor play, head coach Mike Pettine has made it clear to the media that McCown is still firmly in the lead to start the regular season as...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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