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2015 Cleveland Browns Projected Defensive Starters

Here are the projected starting eleven when the Browns take the field in September.Defensive End - John Hughes:John Hughes’ ability as a run-stuffer will give him the upper-hand in the competition between he, Billy Winn, and Randy Starks. With the Browns overhaul of the run defense, the front office and coaching staff have shown where their intentions stack up. Yet, it will not...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Browns Sign OL Erle Ladson, Waive DB Micah Pellerin

The Cleveland Browns announced the signing of OL Erle Ladson on Tuesday, as well as the release of DB Micah Pellerin, who was placed on waivers. Ladson, 23, originally signed on with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Delaware back in May of last year. However, he was among the team’s final roster cuts ... The post Browns Sign OL Erle Ladson, Waive DB Micah...
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Cleveland Browns: Josh McCown Not Guaranteed to Start Week 1

The 2014 season for the Cleveland Browns was the most successful in terms of wins for the franchise since 2007, but it was also filled with controversy at the quarterback position. Apparently controversy is something head coach Mike Pettine doesn't mind. Despite signing 36-year-old quarterback Josh McCown in order to bring a veteran presence under center while second-year signal...
Via Football Nation
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Alex Mack, the Centerpiece to the Cleveland Browns Offense

Cleveland Browns Pro-Bowl center Alex Mack experienced something new in 2014 that he had yet to see in his NFL career – the Browns run an offensive play without him on the field. Mack missed his first professional football game, and the remainder of the season, after suffering a broken fibula in Week 6 against Pittsburgh. While Mack has been kept out of OTAs, he insists that he...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Pettine on Browns GM: 'We're singing from the same hymnal'

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine on Monday attempted to dispel reports that surfaced last week that indicated he and the team’s general manager, Ray Farmer, aren’t on the same page, colorfully illustrating that the two actually work well together by insisting they are “singing from the same hymnal.” The crux of the allegations that...Read More The post Pettine on...
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Top 5 Players to Watch in Browns’ Training Camp

With most of the starting positions solidified, the Browns’ Training Camp will be used to find Depth at certain positions. There are many players to keep an eye on but these 5 have a great opportunity to make the team and contribute. 1. Michael Bowie OL: 6’5 320 LBS (23 years old) Bowie was a 7th round pick in 2013 for Seattle. He started 9 games for Seattle at both Guard and...

Tuesday web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Browns' Mike Pettine wants Terrelle Pryor to "focus 1000 percent on ... BEREA, Ohio -- Browns coach Mike Pettine envisions the day when Terrelle Pryor can serve as his emergency third QB. But for now, he just wants him to learn ... Browns Willing To Consider Johnny Manziel As Starting QB Johnny Manziel will enter training camp as the Cleveland Browns' backup quarterback, but...
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How Well Does the Browns Defense Measure Up?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Cleveland Browns Power Ranking: 19 Click here to see full rankings The Browns boast some hefty talent on defense.  Pass rushers Barkevious Mingo and Paul Kruger have a lot of talent, but they disappear in games at times. Danny Shelton is a tank who will start right away at nose tackle.  They also...
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Five Cleveland Browns paintings that are ridiculously awesome

The Cleveland Browns rookies have already reported for minicamp and the veterans report just a couple days later. The Browns have a unique crowd at Paul Brown Stadium and are notorious for the Dawg Pound, but there are some fans that choose to express their love for the Browns in an artistic manner as well. Not saying that yelling your guts out and taking part in the tailgating festivities...
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Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel as Browns starter

After a tumultuous offseason, Johnny Manziel might still have a shot to earn the starting quarterback spot for the Cleveland Browns. Speaking with local media, head coach Mike Pettine said “I’m not guaranteeing Josh [McCown] will start against the Jets” on opening day, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer: #Browns Pettine said McCown is still likely opening...
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Browns sign OL Joe Madsen, three players added to injury list

According to, the Cleveland Browns signed OL Joe Madsen while adding three players to the injury list. Also, the team placed DB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and TE Randall Telfer on active/non-football injury and placed DL Tory Slater on active/physically unable to perform. writes: Madsen is 6-3, 310-pounds and officially in his first NFL season...
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Cleveland Browns: Johnny Manziel Goes To Jon Gruden For Help

Jon Gruden It seems that wherever Johnny Manziel goes the cameras follow. Last year, the Cleveland Browns had high hopes for the polarizing player coming out of Texas A&M. But it didn’t go so well for the young rookie as he was sort of rushed into the starting lineup going into Week 15 against the Cincinnatti Bengals. He then was suspended the final game for missing treatment...
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Cleveland Browns: Projecting The Offensive Starters For 2015

Dwayne Bowe As training camp approaches very quickly, the Cleveland Browns need to closely analyze who might give them the best chance to win this year. Training camps never guarantee a starting spot, but they’re a good starting point for players to  prove themselves to the coaches. The Cleveland Browns mostly have the same team from last year, but with some new additions...
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Johnny Manziel reportedly trained with Jon Gruden

Johnny Manziel still has friends in high places. The former Heisman Trophy winner spent some time training with Jon Gruden in Florida this week, the Akron Beacon-Journal reports. They say Manziel’s training with Gruden consisted of film study and on-field work. Gruden, a former Super Bowl-winning head coach who serves as a commentator for ESPN,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Johnny Manziel trains with Jon Gruden ahead of training camp

Second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel has been on his best behavior this summer, and he recently went for some extra credit by spending some time in Tampa, Florida with former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden. Charlie Campbell of was first with the report, with the Akron Beacon Journal‘s Nate Ulrich confirming. From Ulrich: Manziel...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Habitual Browns defense, bike kicks and Deftones: While We’re Waiting

Happy Friday everyone. I’m on vacation, but that doesn’t preclude me from writing some stuff for you anyway. This is a part of my vacation is spending some time to write. So while we’re waiting… Don’t undersell the value of the Browns familiarity with their defense I’m reading a pretty interesting book called The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and In Business...
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TGS 2015 Preview: Cleveland Browns

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Cleveland Browns. 2014 in a nutshell: On the bright side, they win more games than they have since 2008. Unfortunately, that still results in a 7-9 season for a team that hasn’t won a playoff game since 1994. Why 2015 could be different: They...
Via This Given Sunday
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Training Camp 2015: Early 53-man roster predictions

It’s not even August, and the Cleveland Browns haven’t had much contact, but Browns training camp is on the not-so-distant horizon. That means one thing: 53-man roster predictions are coming. So many things could change between pre-training camp and Week 3 of preseason play—when most final roster decisions are made. Big injuries could occur that […] The post Browns Training...
Via Browns Beat
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden on R-word: 'Open up your vocabulary'

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden is the first NFL player to represent the Special Olympics as a Global Ambassador. Haden became involved in the Special Olympics because of the close relationship he has with younger brother, Jacob, who is five years his junior. Jacob has a cognitive disorder that impedes his speech and language. courtesy: ESPN We can tell that Haden...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns seventh round pick won’t practice until further notice

Training camp is now just a handful of days away, and already the Browns have made some important decisions. One of those decisions was to place seventh round pick Ifo Ekpre-Olomu on the non-football injury list according to Pro Football Talk. Being added to the list means that Ekpre-Olomu won’t be able to practice with the team at all until he is taken off the list, he can be...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Burning Questions as the Cleveland Browns Enter Training Camp

The AFC North is arguably the NFL's most competitive division with three teams having made the playoffs last season. Even through all the woes...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns rookies report for training camp with raised expectations

Think of it like the first day of school—except not really at all, because half of the freshmen are over 300 pounds and there are quizzes about formations instead of fractions. Today, the Cleveland Browns’ 2015 rookie class reports to Berea for its first day of training camp. The Browns’ 12 overall draft picks were the most in the NFL, and with a draft class that big comes...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns management Mike Pettine, Ray Farmer at odds

The Cleveland Browns are already having issues, and they haven’t even lost a game yet. According to a report from Tony Grossi of, a “rift” has been brewing between Browns head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer. The issues are said to be the result of the relationship between Farmer and former...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns 2015 positional preview: Running backs outlook

Just two years ago Edwin Baker debates—ugh, really guys?— were raged that argued he deserved more snaps in the Cleveland Browns backfield rotation. Without hesitancy, I’m happy to proclaim those sad days are long, long gone. Cleveland is now in a position to decide between a couple good options instead of trotting out practice squad-caliber […] The post Browns 2015 positional...
Via Browns Beat
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five toughest Cleveland Browns games of 2015

Every NFL fan goes through their team’s schedule looking for the wins at the start of the season (often taking a few liberties in that category). But on the other side are the games that the die-hard fan dreads–the ones that look like the toughest. The Browns face the ninth toughest schedule in the league this season based on opponent’s records from last season (138-116-2)...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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