BROWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Boom or Bust of Browns Seth Devalve

Will Devalve take advantage of the lack of depth the Browns have at the tight end position and boom? Or will Devalve struggle to find the field and bust? Quite possibly the most questionable pick for the Cleveland Browns in the 2016 NFL draft was selecting tight end Seth Devalve in the fourth round. By most accounts, Devalve was expected to go undrafted, so for the Browns to pull...
Via cover32
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boom or Bust of Browns’ Derrick Kindred

Will Derrick Kindred be able to fill the shoes of departed veteran Donte Whitner and Boom for the Browns? Or will his struggles in downfield pass coverage doom him to Bust? The Cleveland Browns created some monster holes in the secondary this offseason by letting Tashaun Gipson walk off to Jacksonville and releasing veteran safety Donte Whitner. The Browns were left thin at safety...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel’s friends are worried that he’s going to die

As the Johnny Manziel cycle of news continues to roll along, friends of the former Cleveland Browns quarterback are becoming increasingly worried about Manziel. They’re so concerned, in fact, that they’re beginning to worry for his life, according to TMZ. Here’s what we know … Manziel has become even more reckless with his drug problem recently — even blowing lines in...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns receiving core under construction

The Cleveland Browns are in a complete rebuild, but perhaps no position group is going through quite the change that the receiving core is going through. The Browns made yet another move to the wide receiver position this week when they decided to release veteran Brian Hartline. With a commitment to youth and a belief that the receiver position is vital to success, The moves might...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns Sign Undrafted Rookie WR David Richards

The Cleveland Browns announced that they’ve signed undrafted rookie WR David Richards to a contract on Tuesday. Richards joins a very deep class of rookie receivers competing for jobs in Browns’ offseason workouts after they used five draft picks on the position. Richards originally signed on with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona just a few days after this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns release veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Cleveland Browns cut veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline on Monday.Hartline, 29, spent only one season with the Browns. A native of nearby Canton, Ohio, he had 46 receptions for 523 yards and two touchdowns in 2015 after signing a two-year deal worth $6 million, including $3 million guaranteed.Cleveland will save $3 million against the salary cap.The Browns...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns cut veteran WR Brian Hartline

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Cleveland Browns cut veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline on Monday. Hartline, 29, spent only one season with the Browns. A native of nearby Canton, Ohio, he had 46 receptions for 523 yards and two touchdowns in 2015 after signing a two-year deal worth $6 million, including $3 million guaranteed. Cleveland will save $3 million against the salary cap. The...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Browns center Tom DeLeone dies at age 65

CLEVELAND (AP) Tom DeLeone, the tough-nosed center who made two Pro Bowls during 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns, has died. He was 65. DeLeone was the center for Cleveland's ''Kardiac Kids'' team led by quarterback Brian Sipe, who was voted the NFL's MVP in 1980. DeLeone, who played at Ohio State, started 104 games for the Browns. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2011...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel reportedly kicked out of club after hitting person

Johnny Manziel is having a rough go of it all the way around. He even was kicked out of a club on Friday night after getting into a fight, according to a report. TMZ Sports says Manziel was partying at Jewel Nightclub in the Aria in Las Vegas, where Drake made a surprise performance. Those in the club started moving to get up front for the performance, and things got physical. At...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Robert Griffin III be the answer for the Cleveland Browns?

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam brought head coach Hue Jackson to Cleveland with one goal in mind. Find a franchise quarterback. Armed with the 2nd overall pick in April’s draft—behind the Tennessee Titans who picked their QB last year—the Browns looked to be in prime position to finally land their quarterback of destiny. Then something important happened. Under much scrutiny...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaden Oberkrom retires two days after being claimed off waivers by Browns

This is the most Cleveland Browns story ever. Just two days after being claimed off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars, kicker Jaden Oberkrom retired from football. The Browns placed Oberkrom on the reserve/retired list on Friday, first reported by Dov Kleinman. #Browns kicker Jaden Oberkrom, who they claimed from the#Jaguars this week has retired from the #NFL. Signed...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How will RGIII’s meeting portray him with the Cleveland Browns?

February 5, 2013; Robert Griffin III called a meeting with some of his Washington Redskins coaches. According to an article from theundefeated.com, The Puzzling Plummet of RGIII, Griffin met with a few coaches to discuss his opinion on play calling, protections and a few other details about the offense. What’s compelling is not that the quarterback of an NFL team wanted to meet...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin talks about his mindset heading into the QB competition

Robert Griffin III is not taking anything for granted as he starts a new chapter in his career with the Cleveland Browns. The former No. 2-overall pick believes the starting quarterback spot is his to lose, and he's not planning on that happening."The way I look at it is that it's my spot and I have to go out and defend that and go out there and grow with my teammates, grow within...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan wasn’t thrilled with Redskins trading up for RG3

Former Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan let owner Dan Synder know he wasn’t exactly thrilled with the team trading significant draft capital to select quarterback Robert Griffin III back in the 2012 NFL draft. “Dan knew I wasn’t very happy about what we did, but he wanted everybody to celebrate how smart we were, so we jumped on his plane and met the other owners...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson has high praise for rookie QB Cody Kessler

The moment the Cleveland Browns selected quarterback Cody Kessler with the 93rd-overall pick in the latest NFL Draft, many Browns fans began to question the pick. Was this head coach Hue Jackson’s guy that he wanted to develop? Will Kessler compete with Robert Griffin III for the starting job? Why did we quote-unquote reach on Kessler? Immediately following the draft, Jackson told...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: 'Too soon' to name Browns starting QB

If you’re waiting for official word that Robert Griffin III is the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, don’t hold your breath. According to head coach Hue Jackson, the Browns won’t be naming a starting quarterback yet. “It’s too soon,” Jackson said Saturday of a potential decision, via Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. “We haven’t gotten into OTAs yet....
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns TE believes Johnny Manziel will return to NFL

Playing in the NFL appears to be the last thing on Johnny Manziel’s mind at the moment, but one of his former teammates says we should not throw in the towel on the quarterback’s football career. TMZ caught up with Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge over the weekend, and the man they call “Big Play” said he’s always willing to help if Manziel needs it. “He’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Kessler treating Browns' QB situation as if he's the starter

Former University of Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler might lack the overall skill-set to be a solid starting quarterback, but he sure has the confidence to get the job done. Less than a week after being nabbed by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the former Trojan seems prepared to open his NFL career as a starting quarterback. “If...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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