BROWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cleveland Browns 2017: What’s the plan at quarterback?

The numbers are somewhat mind-boggling. Since returning to the NFL as an expansion team in 1999, the Cleveland Browns have been under the leadership of nine head coaches. In 18 seasons, they own an 88-200 win-loss record. The franchise is coming off a 1-15 showing in 2016 in which they opened the Hue Jackson Era with 14 consecutive losses. And they have used 26 different starting...
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2 hours ago

Former Browns head coach Mike Pettine mourns loss of legendary father

Former Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine lost his mentor in the football coaching ranks on Friday. Pettine’s father Mike Pettine senior has passed away at the age of 76. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com, Pettine senior died of a heart attack while playing golf with friends near Tampa, Florida. He owned a winter home in the area. Pettine senior was a...
Via EndZoneScore
8 hours ago

Cleveland Browns now have 11 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns now hold 11 selections in the 2017 NFL Draft after compensatory picks were handed out Friday afternoon. The NFL handed out compensatory picks for the 2017 NFL Draft today, and the Cleveland Browns received four. Two of those were included in previous trades, so the two kept by the Browns pushes the […] Cleveland Browns now have 11 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
14 hours ago

Cleveland Browns receive four compensatory picks for 2017 NFL draft

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown and the rest of the staff know exactly where they will pick in April’s NFL Draft. Friday, the National Football League awarded the Browns four compensatory picks to go along with their regular draft selections. Cleveland now has a total of eleven picks to use in the team’s rebuilding...
Via EndZoneScore
14 hours ago

Browns appear to have moved on from DL Dylan Wynn, an ERFA

Reading between the lines, if appears that the Cleveland Browns have opted not to offer a tender or extension to DL Dylan Wynn, who was an exclusive rights free agent. He tweeted the following on Tuesday: Former Browns LB Craig Robertson responded by telling him to “keep his head up and keep grinding.” Wynn’s Twitter bio also has a question mark listed for his future, with...
Via Dawgs By Nature
18 hours ago

Cleveland Browns ERFA Review: DL Jamie Meder

Our preview on the Browns’ exclusive rights free agents continues with DL Jamie Meder. How and When He Joined the Browns: Meder was an undrafted free agent in 2014 who signed on with the Baltimore Ravens. He spent all of camp with them and began the season on the practice squad. When the Ravens released him from their practice squad that November, Cleveland added him to...
Via Dawgs By Nature
19 hours ago

Cleveland Browns: Front office too smart to overspend on Garoppolo

The Cleveland Browns have plenty of cap space in 2017 and beyond, but the front office is too smart to invest in a backup quarterback like Jimmy Garoppolo. The Cleveland Browns are not a franchise known for instilling confidence in its fans. Bad personnel moves have been a staple of the team since 1999, and every […] Cleveland Browns: Front office too smart to overspend on Garoppolo...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
19 hours ago

7 free agents the Cleveland Browns should target

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19 hours ago

Cleveland Browns should sign Jared Odrick

The Cleveland Browns should sign Jared Odrick to stabilize a defensive line in transition. But will his counter-culture ways scare off the Browns? The Cleveland Browns need defensive line help. With the hiring of new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the Browns will be switching from a 3-4 base defense to a 4-3 base defense. The […] Cleveland Browns should sign Jared Odrick...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
23 hours ago

Jimmy Garoppolo’s mom keeping him up to speed on his trade rumors

New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is more popular than even Tom Brady in headlines as of late. There are multiple rumors swarming that the Patriots might be interesting in trading their fourth-year quarterback if the ransom offered in exchange was high enough.Somebody keeping track of all of the latest bits and pieces of news surrounding Garopollo is his mother. From...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Grading the offensive line

Over the next several weeks, as the Cleveland Browns prepare for an important offseason after winning just one game, I will take a look back at the 2016 regular season and complete a position by position analysis of the players still on the roster. This article is part four of a ten-part series that will look back at; running backs, wide receivers and tight ends, offensive line,...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Cleveland Browns

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Cleveland Browns. 2016 record: 1-15 — 4th place, AFC North What’s new? Rather surprisingly, they’re slated to make the first pick in the draft for the first time this century. Projected...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign long snapper to six-year extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns signed steady long snapper Charley Hughlett to a six-year contract extension. Hughlett has been with the team since 2014, when he joined Cleveland's practice squad and was eventually signed to the active roster. The 6-foot-4, 248-pounder has handled the team's long-snapping duties over the past 32 games. The 26-year-old Hughlett said he's ...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign long snapper Hughlett to 6-year extension

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns signed steady long snapper Charley Hughlett to a six-year contract extension. Hughlett has been with the team since 2014, when he joined Cleveland's practice squad and was eventually signed to the active roster. The 6-foot-4, 248-pounder has handled the team's long-snapping duties over the past 32 games. The 26-year-old Hughlett said he's ...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor reportedly tells agents he wants to stay with Browns

Terrelle Pryor has said numerous times publicly that he wants to remain with the Cleveland Browns next season and beyond, and apparently the star wide receiver is saying the same thing privately.Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Pryor has told his agents he wants to re-sign with the Browns. Those agents, Drew and Jason Rosenhaus, are expected to meet with the team this...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Hue Jackson Is Rebuilding The Browns

Backstory After their dominance throughout the '40s and '50s with coach Paul Brown, quarterback Otto Graham, and beloved fullback Jim Brown, the Cleveland Browns sunk into oblivion, failing to win a Super Bowl since the game’s establishment. Not only has the team never won the big game, they’ve also never played in it.  In 1995, the Browns franchise was relocated to Baltimore...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor makes it clear he wants to stick with the Browns

It’s not often fans hear anyone outside of Joe Thomas say they want to stick with the Cleveland Browns.Terrelle Pryor, though, wants to stick with the team and help head coach Hue Jackson turn the franchise around—he said as much during an interview with Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot: “I know this is an important month. But I do love being with the Browns and like I said...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns ‘re-doubling efforts’ to re-sign Terrelle Pryor

The Cleveland Browns want Terrelle Pryor back. According to a report, he’s Cleveland’s “top offseason priority” and the team is “re-doubling” its efforts to re-sign him. Pryor’s 2016 season produced a lot of optimism for the future, something the Browns aren’t terribly familiar with.Despite a remarkably unstable quarterback situation (and offense in general), Pryor...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Grading the quarterbacks

Over the next several weeks, as the Cleveland Browns prepare for an important offseason after winning just one game, I will take a look back at the 2016 regular season and complete a position by position analysis of the players still on the roster. This article is part three of a ten-part series that will look back at; running backs, wide receivers and tight ends, offensive line...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL off-season preview

Super Bowl LI bailed out an otherwise poor postseason and put a definitive end to Deflategate. Now that Goodell has his court victory and Pats fans got to boo the bejesus out of the commissioner as he handed over the Lombardi Trophy, we never have to hear about that dreadful saga ever again. Hopefully.So things are finally trending upward for football? Eh, not so fast. Even with...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas: Goodell disappeared ‘like a rat’ from Super Bowl stage

Count Joe Thomas among those who were pulling for the Patriots in Super Bowl LI just to see Roger Goodell grudgingly hand the Vince Lombardi Trophy to Tom Brady and Robert Kraft.The Browns’ veteran left tackle and 10-time Pro Bowler loved every minute of it.“As soon as he gave them the trophy he scurried off the stage like a rat,” Thomas said on Pro Football Talk. “It was...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns announce cuts to ticket prices next season

The Cleveland Browns organization has announced a reduction in tickets prices next season in several sections at FirstEnergy Stadium.All told, ticket prices will see a 40 percent price-cut heading into next season, per a release from Browns team spokesman Peter John-Baptiste.“We are incredibly grateful for the passion and support we receive from our fans and felt it was appropriate...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to release QB Josh McCown

Now that the NFL season has concluded, teams are preparing themselves for free agency next month. It’s a never-ending cycle for the decision-makers around the league. It also doesn’t come with much of a rest.For the Cleveland Browns, that’s magnified even further. Coming off a 2016 campaign that saw the team win a grand total of one game, there’s a whole heck of a lot of...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons OL Mack to play through fractured leg

Atlanta Falcons center Alex Mack could be dealing with some serious pain in the Super Bowl, as the Pro Bowler is reportedly set to play through a fracture in his left leg.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Mack suffered a “chip fracture” in his left fibula during the NFC Championship Game two weeks ago. He will likely receive a pain-killing injection prior to Atlanta’s game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons teammate: Alex Mack ‘looks great’ despite injury

Alex Mack’s injury status has been one of the biggest questions of Super Bowl week, and things sound pretty good for the Falcons on that front.One Atlanta player told NFL Media’s Tiffany Blackmon that Mack “looks great”. Mack is dealing with a sprained ankle that was described as painful and expected to keep him from practicing prior to the game. Even on Thursday Falcons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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