Cleveland Browns: Determining the importance of offseason grades

The Cleveland Browns have received high marks this offseason, but one has to wonder if any of that will matter if the team has another bad season. The only way for Cleveland Browns fans to remain sane is to look for the positives. And in 2017, there have actually been more positives than negatives. The […] Cleveland Browns: Determining the importance of offseason grades - Dawg...
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Cleveland Browns: Interpreting Cody Kessler’s high marks when under pressure

Cleveland Browns quarterback Cody Kessler performed well when under pressure last season, but the statistic may be a bit misleading without a deeper look. There is a contingent of Cleveland Browns fans who want to see Cody Kessler receive the starting job in 2017, and certain statistics help support their claim. A recent tweet by […] Cleveland Browns: Interpreting Cody Kessler’s...
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3 hours ago

Cleveland Browns: Ben Roethlisberger already eyeing Week 1 matchup

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21 hours ago

Bill O'Brien: Deshaun Watson well prepared to run an offense

Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson is definitely going to be in the mix for the starting job this upcoming season. He will be battling with veteran Tom Savage for snaps under center.Now, as the Texans prep for training camp, it’s looking more and more like Watson may in fact be called on to lead the defending AFC South champions.Just ask Texans head coach Bill O...
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Before football, Larry Ogunjobi was so obese his parents feared he’d die

Browns rookie defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi weighs in at 305 pounds — which is a whole lot less than he weighed when he first started playing football. Ogunjobi was a 350-pound teenager whose main interests were video games and junk food when his parents made him play football in a desperate attempt to get him…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Cleveland Browns: One final move to make to cap off a great offseason

The Cleveland Browns just need to sign Jabrill Peppers to finish up what has been one of the better offseasons in recent memory. I know it has been said countless times over the past few months, but the Cleveland Browns have had a great offseason. From improving the offensive line to having a great draft, […] Cleveland Browns: One final move to make to cap off a great offseason...
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1 day ago

PFF predicts 2017 season outcomes, leading to Browns’ projected 4-12 record

Browns fans will still need to be patient in 2017. This week at Pro Football Focus, they “projected the quality of each team” and then used that measurement to predict the outcome of all 256 regular-season games. Here is their article on the NFC projections, and then the AFC projections. The results seem to be a bit normalized — for example, you don’t see any predictions...
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2 days ago

Former Browns CB blasts team on way out

It wan’t terribly surprising to see the Cleveland Browns release veteran cornerback Tramon Williams back in February. The team wasn’t interested in holding on to a veteran at that position, especially with it remaining in rebuild mode.For his part, it appears that Williams couldn’t be any happier that the Browns decided to release him.“At the end of the day, those guys were...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Garrett Says Browns' D-Coordinator Gregg Williams 'Tried To Make Me Tap Out' During His Pre-Draft Private Workout

"I'm going to make you tap out." Those were the words Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams told Myles Garrett during the team's pre-draft workout with the prodigious pass rusher. The workout—which was held on Texas A&M's campus in College Station, Texas—was the equivalent of Garrett's final exam. If he passed, the Browns would deem him worthy of the...
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Report: Kizer has ‘narrowed’ gap in Browns QB competition

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer looked impressive during the team’s offseason activities heading into its summer break.It’s a nice shot in the arm for a Browns franchise that has been without much to be hopeful for at quarterback over the past two decades.And while it’s just practice, Kizer has apparently impressed the Browns’ brass enough to narrow the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Garrett diagnosed with lateral foot sprain

Myles Garrett has been diagnosed with a foot sprain, but the good news is he should be ready for camp.The Cleveland Browns’ No. 1 overall pick re-injured his left foot during practice at minicamp on Wednesday on a non-contact play. He underwent testing and was wearing a walking boot, and now he has been diagnosed with the sprain.The Browns shared information about Garrett’s injury...
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The Cleveland Browns O-Line Coach Used This Simple Card Game to Test Prospects Before the Draft

It doesn't matter how fast a player's 40 time is or how many reps he can crush on the Bench Press—if he can't handle the mental side of the game, he won't be of much use to an NFL franchise. It's not just about being able to learn a playbook, either. It's about being able to process and digest information lightning-fast and then being able to act on it. If an offensive lineman...
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Browns QB coach: Kizer a ‘long way’ from being starter

DeShone Kizer has created a lot of buzz in offseason workouts with the Cleveland Browns, but it sounds like the former Notre Dame star has little chance of starting in Week 1.About a month ago, Browns head coach Hue Jackson said Kizer will need a lot of time to learn the team’s “sophisticated” offense. Cleveland quarterbacks coach David Lee echoed those sentiments after practice...
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Brock Osweiler took subtle shot at Bill O’Brien, Texans?

Brock Osweiler has openly admitted that his mechanics were poor during his abysmal 2016 season, but does he place as much blame for that on the Houston Texans as he does himself?On Wednesday, Osweiler told reporters that he is already enjoying his time with the Cleveland Browns because he is being coached more efficiently on his fundamentals.“The best part is I’m getting coached...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: QB plan for camp will be done ‘by my fifth Mai Tai’

The Cleveland Browns close out the final phase of the team’s offseason program with Thursday’s session of mandatory veteran minicamp. And from the sounds of it, while much work remains before training camp, Browns head coach Hue Jackson is looking forward to a little downtime and serious contemplation.The Browns, as has been the case for well over a decade, face uncertainty at...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler thinks he can win Browns’ starting job

Brock Osweiler is no 2018 second-round draft pick, but he says he could end up as the Browns’ starting quarterback in 2017. The Browns absorbed Osweiler’s contract in a trade with the Texans so they could get the real prize of the deal, the Texans’ 2018 second-round draft pick. Osweiler intends to be more than just a throw-in, however. “I want to be the starter of this team...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns cut Tyvis Powell hours before throwing out first pitch at Indians game

Talk about bad timing. The Cleveland Browns waived defensive back Tyvis Powell hours before he was supposed to throw out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indians game Friday night.Powell, a Ohio native, played his college football at Ohio State, and joined the Browns on waivers in February after spending last season with the Seattle Seahawks. He posted a couple of inspirational tweets...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Pryor eager to revive his career in Cleveland

Calvin Pryor had been practicing on the second field during the Jets’ organized team activities this spring. Demoted to the third team, he was working out with rookies and undrafted free agents.Now a Brown, the safety is practicing on the main field and he’s ready to put his Jets days behind him.The Jets drafted Pryor 18th overall in 2014, and he made 38 starts in three seasons...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Polian thinks tanking may become more routine in NFL after 2016 Browns season

The Cleveland Browns were the worst team in the NFL in 2016, and Bill Polian thinks to some degree that was by design. In a radio interview on Wednesday, Polian expressed his concern about the Browns “essentially” tanking the 2016 season to get the top draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and how it may become more common for teams to embrace tanking a season to get a better draft...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brock Osweiler could enter camp as Browns starter

Brock Osweiler appears to be taking full advantage of a much-needed change of scenery and a report suggests he could find himself atop the Cleveland Browns’ depth chart at quarterback sooner rather than later.ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that one Browns player indicated it would be a surprise if Osweiler isn’t the starter heading into training camp. The Browns have three...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Crowell: Browns have the potential to ‘shock the world’

The Cleveland Browns are coming off a miserable 1-15 campaign in 2016. But that hasn’t dimmed Isaiah Crowell’s perception of the prospects for success going forward, perhaps as soon as this coming season.In fact, the Browns running back believes the team is poised to “shock the world.”Crowell, speaking at his third-annual youth football camp this week in his hometown of Columbus...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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