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Mike Pettine says the Browns may use Johnny Manziel in certain packages

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland that they’ve talked about using Johnny Manziel in certain packages if he doesn’t win the starting quarterback job. “We’ve already talked about it,” said Pettine. “We’ve already installed elements of it in the spring. We ran some of the zone-read stuff in practice and Kyle (Shanahan) incorporated some...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Josh Gordon may have checked himself into rehab

Mike Garafolo reported Thursday night on FOX Sports One’s evening show America’s Pregame that Josh Gordon checked himself into rehab after his July 4th arrest in Raleigh, North Carolina. Said on @AmericasPregame Josh Gordon checked himself into rehab following his DUI arrest. Still expected to report to camp tomorrow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) July 24, 2014 Patient confidentiality...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Browns sign linebacker Edgar Jones

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker Edgar Jones, the team announced Thursday. Jones is a 6-3, 256-pound veteran entering his eighth NFL season out of Southeast Missouri State. Originally signed by Baltimore as an undrafted free agent in 2008, Jones has appeared in 64 career games as a reserve. He has totaled 44 tackles, three fumble recoveries and one forced...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel off to perfect start according to Nate Burleson

(Credit: ESPN) NFL Media’s Aditi Kinkhabwala has reported that he ran into Cleveland Browns wide receiver Nate Burleson after practice, and Burleson had high praise for Johnny Manziel. Per NFL.com: Nate Burleson, who Kinkhabwala ran into after the wideout practiced with the rookies, said Manziel “didn’t make any mistakes today.” Following head coach Mike Pettine’s announcement...
Via Sports-Kings
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Josh Gordon, Manziel and training camp

The Cleveland Browns find themselves in an unfamiliar place heading into training camp, the limelight.  Camp doesn’t even start until Saturday July 26th, but the team has been under media scrutiny all summer.  Josh Gordon faces a looming suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  Johnny Manziel has faced criticism for having “too much” fun, and the...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Most Underpaid Players in the NFL

The salary structure in the NFL is imperfect because a player’s salary doesn’t always match his production. Often times a player’s only recourse to achieve fair value is to to hold out. We nearly saw that with Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, who was severely underpaid before getting his well-deserved long-term contract on Wednesday. Charles’ rich new...
Via Gridiron Grit
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Modell family is pissed off at grave urinator, wants to press charges

The family of Art Modell isn’t finding a fan’s twisted way to pay his respects at the grave of Art by rigging up some tubing down his leg to take a big wee wee on the former Browns-Ravens owner so funny. The video has been removed from YouTube, but Deadspin.com luckily still has a copy. “To some people, the man in that grave is Art Modell,” son David Modell said, via Jon...
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Josh Gordon to appeal one-year ban on Aug. 1

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns WR Josh Gordon is scheduled to meet in NYC with NFL officials regarding 1-year suspension he faces on Fri, Aug. 1, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Gordon is facing a yearlong ban following...
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Jim Brown sues to stop sale of 'stolen' championship ring

Former Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown is suing a New York auction house to block the sale of his 1964 championship ring he won with the Cleveland Browns — one he claims was stolen from him decades ago.The former Browns great filed the lawsuit in Manhattan federal court Wednesday seeking a court order for Lelands.com, of Bohemia, NY, and its chairman Josh Evans to return...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pettine: Brian Hoyer gets the reins with first team at camp

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be starter like a starter during training camp, at least at the start. Head coach Mike Pettine told reporters Wednesday that Hoyer will get the nod over rookie Johnny Manziel after dicsussing it with the rest of his staff: "Hoyer's the one. He'll be with the ones in the beginning," Pettine said, via ESPNCleveland...
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1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps to start camp

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland that Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps on offense when training camp practices begin this week. “We met this morning on it, actually. Hoyer’s the one,” Pettine told Grossi. “He’ll be with the ones in the beginning. We’re still going to evaluate Johnny just as we’ll evaluate any other player, with...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Browns place Terrance West on the non-football injury list

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Browns have placed rookie running back Terrance West on the non-football injury list. #Browns rookie RB Terrence West will start training camp on the non-football injury list, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 23, 2014 What’s really interesting is that West will be practicing on Friday. #Browns rookie RB Terrance west...
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Terrance West mocks injury reports on Twitter

A source is quoted by the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Terrance West has been put on the non-football injury list due to a failed conditioning test, but that was quickly disputed by the Browns’ rookie runner on Twitter. Lol I passed my conditioning test. You people stop making up your own stories. — TWEST (@Terrancewest28) July 23, 2014 I'm healthy ready to go. (NO WORRIES...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Video: Browns fan pays his respects to Art Modell

This apparent die-hard Cleveland Browns fan wasn’t about to do the obvious and whip out his junk and wizz all over Art Modell’s grave, which would’ve likely got him arrested… This fella had a more clever and resourceful  idea. It was a simple recipe: One Ed Reed Raven’s replica jersey,  lots of coffee, a ‘Texas catheter, vinyl tubing and some duct tape. Enjoy…
Via Low Brow Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Johnny Manziel ready to settle down with TCU coed Colleen Crowley? (photos)

As the NFL training camps get set to kick-off over the next week or so, perhaps the most encouraging news Cleveland Browns fans could hear is that first-round draft picks and presumed franchise savior Johnny Manziel appears to be inclined to settling down … at least insofar as it relates to becoming a one-woman man, […] The post Is Johnny Manziel ready to settle down with TCU...
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2 days ago  |  1 Comment
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