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Cleveland Browns: Rookie Preseason Grades

Looking at the Cleveland Browns 2014 NFL Draft in May, it appeared the team finally got it right. Year after year, the team has added different pieces of the puzzle and to no avail, the franchise could not muster a winning record.Good thing the city of Cleveland is used to this and takes pride in supporting this lovable losing team.With the top rated cornerback and one of the top...
Via Football Nation
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Waiver wire: Browns claim four

The NFL waiver wire, in short: 'A cut player with less than four years of service time is placed on waivers. All 31 other teams can place a claim on the player and add him to their 53-man roster. If the player goes unclaimed through waivers, they are free to sign with any team as an unrestricted free agent. The waiver wire order is identical to the 2014 NFL Draft order, so the...
Via 60 Max Power O
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Claim Cornerback Leon McFadden, Sign Seven To Practice Squad

Florham Park, New Jersey- Looking to upgrade the cornerback position, the Jets claimed Leon McFadden of waivers. McFadden, a former 2013 third-round pick was released by the Browns yesterday during when teams were required to cut their rosters down to 53.In his rookie season, McFadden played in all 16 games including two starts and recorded 19 total tackles (four on special teams...
Via Jets Insider.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly cut Rex Grossman

The Cleveland Browns have cut back up quarterback Rex Grossman,  according to ProFootballTalk.com. Browns cut QB Rex Grossman. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 31, 2014 Looks like it’s all Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel this season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Cleveland Browns

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: WR Nate Burleson LB Zac Diles LB Jamaal Westerman RB Chris Ogbonnaya DB Josh Aubrey DB Leon McFadden DL Calvin Barnett DL Jacobbi McDaniel DL Justin Staples OL Reid Fragel OL Garrett Gilkey OL Donald Hawkins OL Alex Parsons...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Backup QB Barometer: Is Johnn Manziel the first backup to claim the starters job?

While it doesn’t warrant the fanfare that a ‘closer’s hot seat’ post would on the dawn of the fantasy football season, the Quarterback battles have now wrapped up for the summer and each team has determined their Week 1 starter. They won’t all be the man under Center in Week 17 though, and owners in deeper leagues would be wise to keep an eye on the players above, perhaps...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Browns Chop it Down to 53

Per usual the Cleveland Browns were one of the last teams to announce who didn't make the cut. Here are a few notables that were let go.QB - Connor ShawShaw had a decent showing in the preseason. He showed good athleticism and did a good job driving the team down the field. Unfortunately for him, the Browns brought in veteran Rex Grossman. Grossman had the upper hand from the...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Burleson Cut By The Browns

The veteran receiver has been cut by the Browns. Veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson has been cut by the Cleveland Browns. The #Browns, who may be in the market for a veteran WR today, have cut one of those: Nate Burleson. Headed to the facility now. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 30, 2014 Burleson, going into his 12th season, signed with the Browns in the offeseason after spending...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns could be interested in acquiring WR Stephen Hill

Today is roster cut day and Steven Hill of the New York Jets could be one victim. Reports are coming out though that the Cleveland Browns may have interest in the former Georgia Tech receiver. @BobGlauber: Looks like Jets WR Stephen Hill will be traded or released shortly. Cleveland may be interested. The post Browns could be interested in acquiring WR Stephen Hill appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Crowell Likely To Make Cleveland Browns Roster

(USA Today photo)Months after going undrafted, Isaiah Crowell looks like he'll have a spot on the Cleveland Browns opening day roster. The Browns released running back Dion Lewis early Saturday morning, meaning Crowell will likely grab the final running back spot.Looks like Isaiah Crowell made the #Browns amid reports of Dion Lewis being released. Love his potential in this refashioned...
Via HBCU Gameday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL considering raising the marijuana test levels; Sorry Josh Gordon too late

According to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports, the NFL and the NFLPA are working on a new policy that would raise the Marijuana testing limits. I don’t understand why they would do this, they might as well make it legal.  It is like he just smoked one blunt, and not two?  One is not good, […] The post NFL considering raising the marijuana test levels; Sorry Josh Gordon too late...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Cleveland Browns’ Breakout Star in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these guys were merely backups or barely even played the previous year (if they saw the field at all), while others were full-fledged starters who are just on the cusp...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Manziel is 'Johnny JamBoogie' in Snickers ad

Johnny Manziel's Johnny JamBoogie Snickers commercial is incredibly awesome.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon’s Statement About Suspension is Baffling

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon can’t necessarily be considered a victim of ridiculous rules surrounding NFL player policy conduct. He knew full well that it was against league rules to smoke marijuana and decided to put his career in jeopardy multiple times by acting in an immature way.  So when Gordon found out on Wednesday that his one-year suspension was being upheld...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Has the Josh Gordon suspension decision already been made?

Photo by Scott Sargent / WFNY Adam Schefter is reporting that the Josh Gordon appeal decision has been made. Apparently the only thing left to decide is when to issue that judgement. Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when to issue it. #takeyourtime — Chris Fillar (@ItsFillar) August 26, 2014 It’s all...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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