BROWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Johnny Manziel Is Heading To Mexico, Wearing A Josh Gordon Jersey

Johnny Manziel no longer plays for the Cleveland Browns, but it looks like he has no problem repping the squad when he’s out and about. Tuesday, a number of vacationers snapped photos of Manziel wearing a No. 12 Cleveland Browns jersey before his flight to Mexico. Of course, Manziel wore No. 2 – and in this photo, he’s wearing No. 12. That’s his buddy Josh Gordon’s number...
Via College Spun
6 minutes ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Aaron Hernandez, Browns, Robert Griffin III & Rams

Aaron Hernandez Carlos Ortiz, a friend of former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez, pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact for his role in the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, via the Associated Press. Ortiz changed his plea to guilty on Monday and in return got the murder charges dropped against him. Ortiz was sentenced to 4 1/2 to 7 years in prison. During the court appearance,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 has been showing off at training camp

The reviews on Robert Griffin III from those who have seen him in offseason workouts continue to be mediocre. ESPN’s Tony Grossi spoke to “PFT Live” on Monday, and his assessment of Griffin was less than impressive. “Well, if he was looking fantastic you’d be hesitant to overstate it during the OTA and minicamp season,” Grossi said, via Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns fans RSVP to 2033 Super Bowl parade

Cleveland Browns fans can’t help but feel optimistic after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Finals. How optimistic are Browns fans? A Facebook group has popped up and has more than 3,000 fans interested and 3,000 more listed as “going” to a Super Bowl parade - at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland in 2033. The 2033 isn’t a typo, folks. The page humorously said the...
Via The Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns rookies visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Sitting just 62 miles south of the Cleveland Browns First Energy Stadium, down I-71, is the home of the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The state of Ohio is entrenched in the rich history of football and understanding this history is something in which any Cleveland Browns player, or any football player for that matter, should familiarize himself. The Browns rookie...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

4 reasons the Cleveland Browns will have a better defense

The Cleveland Browns defense struggled mightily in 2015.  They ranked near the bottom in every defensive category.  In fact, two of their three wins came against horrendous teams, and that skewed some of their statistics.  There weren’t many defenses that were worse in the league last season.  There is hope this year, though. A slimmer Danny Shelton One of the key reasons...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Sign Fourth-Round LB Joe Schobert

The Cleveland Browns announced Friday that they have officially signed fourth-round LB Joe Schobert to a four-year deal. This leaves third-round DE Carl Nassib as the only draft pick who has yet to sign their rookie for the Browns. Schobert was taken with the No. 99 overall pick by the Browns over a month ago. Schobert was very productive as an edge rusher at Wisconsin, but...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlos Dansby: Browns players ‘shut down’ during 2015 season

Cleveland finally has a championship to celebrate this week, but not without a reminder of just how bad the city’s football team has been. Bengals linebacker Karlos Dansby, who played for the Browns during the two-year Mike Pettine era, told Sirius XM NFL Radio via NFL.com that “guys had just shut down” during the Browns’ 3-13 season in 2015. Dansby cited the “mess...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL WR Davone Bess arrested after fleeing traffic stop

Former Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested at around 4:45 a.m. Monday after he barricaded himself inside his house while fleeing from a traffic stop. Bess was pulled over at around midnight in Gilbert, Ariz. for driving without his headlights on. The former NFL receiver barricaded himself in his car before heading home, where he also barricaded...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns jersey documenting QB futility being ‘retired’

The individual behind a Cleveland Browns jersey that sadly documents the many years of quarterbacking futility the organization has endured has announced it will be “retired.” Tim Brokaw, the head of Cleveland advertising agency Brokaw Inc. and the creator and owner of the jersey, wrote in an email to ESPN that it’s high time to end the “negative energy” that has long...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Takes Cavs’ Twitter Graphic, Put His Own Copyright On It

RG3 is apparently a stealer of Twitter graphics.  Shortly after the Cavaliers’ NBA Finals’ win over the Warriors, the Cleveland Browns’ new quarterback took to Twitter to post a celebratory graphic.  Here it is.  Congrats to the Champs! Epic series & an epic win for #TheLand pic.twitter.com/nnp4Zp0Rng — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) June 20, 2016 That graphic wasn’t...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin gets called out for apparently taking credit for a Cavs' title graphic

The Cavaliers are riding high in Cleveland, ending the city's 52-year pro championship drought. And everyone wants a piece of them, apparently even the new Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III.RG3 tweeted a graphic of the Cavaliers with a congratulatory message. But if you look in the lower left-hand corner of the graphic, it reads @2016 Robert Griffin III.Now, we all know Griffin...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden motivated by Cavs: 'The Cleveland curse is over'

No professional sports team in Cleveland had won a championship in 52 years prior to the Cavaliers’ incredible comeback against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Now that the drought is over, can one of the city’s other franchises follow suit? Try not to laugh, but Joe Haden is hoping the Browns will be next. “The Cleveland curse is over. We’ve finally got a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Very Jerry, Politically Cheery, and Cleveland Weary

What would happen, think about it, if today’s political leaders were NFL coaches, GMs or owners? But first, is this it tonight? Does Cleveland break its 52-year stranglehold on futility? If they do, with LeBron having fulfilled his dream of bringing a title to Northeast Ohio, could the 6-foot-9, 260-pound free agent be persuaded to sign with the Browns? Watch out Josh McCown....
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Danny Shelton a new man

The Cleveland Browns first round draft pick from 2015, defensive nose tackle Danny Shelton, will enter his second professional season with high expectations and high hopes of becoming a dominant inside force for the Browns defense. If you’re looking for Shelton on the sideline this year, he might be hard to spot. Not only has Shelton slimmed down 30 pounds, but he will also be...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 struggling during Browns offseason workouts

As Robert Griffin III attempts to resurrect his NFL career with the Cleveland Browns, he isn’t exactly making a big impression this offseason. ESPN’s Pat McManamon notes the quarterback is struggling with accuracy and has yet to produce a single “wow” moment during the six practices that were open to the media. “It would be nice to say that he showed that he was doing...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Emerge in the Cleveland Browns Quarterback Competition?

The Cleveland Browns have been continually looking for an answer to their quarterback position and will enter training camp with an unsettled situation. The Browns will be selecting a starter from a group of veterans in Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown and 2016 third round draft pick Cody Kessler. After the Browns minicamp ended, head coach Hue Jackson acknowledged that it is an...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dansby: If he were Manziel, he would have killed himself

Karlos Dansby showed sympathy for former teammate Johnny Manziel in a somewhat strange manner by suggesting that if he have had to deal with the enormous pressure and incredible media scrutiny the currently unemployed quarterback faced during his troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns he would have killed himself. “I probably would have committed suicide. Ain’t no telling...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns GM: We weren't prepared for Manziel's 'celebrity'

The man who drafted Johnny Manziel is pointing his finger firmly at the Cleveland Browns organization for the fact that Manziel has thus far failed as an NFL quarterback. Ray Farmer, who was general manager of the Browns when the team drafted Manziel in 2014, says the quarterback failed in Cleveland because the franchise was not prepared to deal with the celebrity factor he brought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rental agency to sue beleaguered quarterback Johnny Manziel

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is back in the limelight with more legal trouble. Manziel is being sued for causing “extensive damage” to a rental home in Los Angeles, according to the attorney representing the property owner. The former Texas A&M stand out stayed in the home in April. According to TMZ, the rental company, The Goodwin Group Inc., is seeking...
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Brown on Josh Gordon: He’s ‘ready to take responsibility’

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon remains suspended indefinitely by the NFL due to multiple violations of the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon, the NFL’s leading receiver back in 2013, can apply for reinstatement later this summer, though he must first show that he’s over his past “issues” with marijuana before then. Speaking up on the enigmatic pass catcher...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

While other WRs jettisoned, Terrelle Pryor is still standing with Browns

Even Dwayne Bowe had more yards and receptions for the 2015 Cleveland Browns than Terrelle Pryor. Yet, as the calendar is close to turning to June, it is Pryor who sees his name still sitting on the Browns roster while Travis Benjamin, Brian Hartline, and Dwayne Bowe have all either signed elsewhere (Benjamin) or been waived (Hartline, Bowe). So, while the Browns selected four wide...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

For the Cleveland Browns, no news is good news—for now

Writing a story like this is tempting fate for sure. If you believe in instant karma or any sort of jinxes, especially regarding the Cleveland Browns, you’ll want to just turn right back around and leave. The story here is that there haven’t been any bad stories about the Browns lately. In a time period best known for players getting either hurt or into trouble, that’s a phenomenal...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Haden believes Browns’ winning season would upstage Cavs

There is one winning team in Cleveland. And it is definitely not the Browns. However, cornerback Joe Haden remains ever-so-dedicated and a true believer in his embattled team. So much so that Haden is trying to convince Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson that the Browns would be the new talk of Cleveland should they have a breakout season. If you are still with us and can see through...
Via Sportsnaut
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson calls out rookie for being out of shape

With rookie minicamp taking place over the weekend, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson was able to see his 14 draft picks and 10 undrafted rookies practice together for the first time as teammates in the NFL. Following Friday’s first practice, Jackson wasted no time calling out his top draft pick, wide receiver Corey Coleman, explaining that the Baylor product is out of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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