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Browns aren't ruling out signing RB Rice

Rookie running back Duke Johnson is dealing with a concussion, and the Cleveland Browns need another running back. And you know what that means - the notorious Rice's name has popped up once again as a potential candidate for the team. Adding fuel to the reborn speculation is none other the head coach Mike Pettine, who didn't execlty rule out Rice when asked specifically about...
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38 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Watch Travis Benjamin’s blazing punt return TD again (and again)

All caveats apply about it only being pre-season, but that doesn’t mean that a highlight wouldn’t leave a lasting impression. The third pre-season game left plenty of lasting impressions of individual plays, but none moreso than Travis Benjamin finding pay dirt on a 53-yard punt return touchdown. Benjamin struggled a year ago while attempting to come back from his ACL surgery...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie RB Duke Johnson suffers a concussion against Buccaneers

According to Sean d'Oliveira of CBSSports.com, Cleveland Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson suffered a concussion during Saturday's preseason game against the Buccaneers. Johnson had to leave his first preseason game after dealing with a hamstring injury that had kept him out of the team's first two preseason games. "Hopefully he'll be in the protocol and we can get him...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clevleand Browns WR Travis Benjamin Returns Punt 53-Yards For A Touchdown Against Buccaneers

Travis Benjamin is going in to his fourth year in the league, and so far he has not done much during his career. In 38 career games he has collected just 41 receptions for 717 yards and five touchdowns. If he wants the Browns to keep him once his rookie contract runs out he is going to need to start producing a lot more.Doing things like return punts for touchdowns will certainly...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Impressive Game Against Buccaneers

After two early preseason losses the Cleveland Browns had an impressive third preseason game versus the Buccaneers on Saturday night. The Browns won 31-7 in a game that was supposed to be a battle between two young quarterbacks and Heisman winners. Jameis Winston has a lot to prove in the NFL and just like Manziel, Winston has dealt with a lot issues outside of football. As the game...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Browns Dominate Buccaneers 31-7

The third preseason game is considered the dress rehearsal for the season. The Browns treated it that way and played with a purpose defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-7 for their first preseason win Saturday night. The starting defense dominated, special teams put up a touchdown, and the offense looked the most efficient we’ve seen […] The post Browns Dominate Buccaneers 31...
Via Browns Beat
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WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch

Brian Hartline from Josh McCown to cap off an 80-yard TD drive? Let’s hope it’s not a pre-season miracle. Josh McCown rolled out and had options in the end zone, but he found Brian Hartline for a really tough catch and somehow Hartline not only caught it, but got two feet down. The Browns went up two scores on the spectacular pitch and catch. Browns 14 Bucs 0. Under review...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Cleveland Browns

Shane Wynn fights to make hometown team Rookie wide receiver Shane Wynn fights to make hometown team, the Cleveland Browns. (Photo: Matt Florjancic, WKYC Digital Sports Journalist) ... Does all the praise for rookie RB Duke Johnson say more about him or... Browns' Duke Johnson returns to limited practice from hamstring injury Cleveland Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns vs. Buccaneers Preview & What to Watch For

When: Saturday, August 29th, 7:00 pm ETWhere: Raymond James StadiumThe Cleveland Browns travel down to Tampa Bay Saturday night to take on the Buccaneers and first-overall pick Jameis Winston. Often referred to as the dress rehearsal game, both Browns head coach Mike Pettine and Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith will leave their starters in for at least the first two quarters in...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Is The Year – A letter to all Cleveland Browns Fans

View image | gettyimages.com “This is the year.” This is a phrase that has become much too common to Cleveland Browns fans. In the last fifteen years, the Cleveland Browns have only had one season with double digit wins, two seasons with winning seasons, and 15 years of no Super Bowl contention. When a team continues to play at this level of disappointment, how can fans...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns targeting Connor Cook in 2016 draft?

The Cleveland Browns will enter the 2015-16 NFL season with Josh McCown under center and Johnny Manziel waiting in the wings. However, a recent report indicates the team may be looking ahead to next year’s draft for their quarterback of the future. According to a report from CBS Sports, the Browns have reached out to someone very close to Michigan State senior quarterback Connor...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five favorite Browns players: 1999 to present

The Cleveland Browns have been a difficult team to root for since their return in 1999 as a NFL expansion franchise. They have had far more downs than they have had ups. However, through it all, we have stuck beside them, and there have been certain players throughout the journey that have made it easier to rationalize spending three hours of a Sunday afternoon watching a 4-12 team...
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Grading the Cleveland Browns’ Preseason Performance

Typically, preseason is a tough time to evaluate how a team is doing because starters play limited snaps, coaches are doing vanilla plays, they are testing rookies in various new roles, and honestly players go into games with varying effort levels because these games don’t count. However, Pro Football Focus grading is a great tool […] The post Grading the Cleveland Browns’...
Via Browns Beat
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Out For Remainder Of Preseason With Elbow Injury

It appears the battle to be the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns has come to an end, as one of the team’s signal callers will be out for the rest of the preseason: Browns QB Johnny Manziel will miss the rest of the preseason with a sore elbow. http://t.co/TQrsSDHhf0 pic.twitter.com/jeurmuOpKj — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 27, 2015 Manziel’s sore right elbow...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel to miss next preseason game because of elbow

    Johnny Manziel will not play in the Cleveland Browns’ preseason game on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of a sore elbow. Browns head coach Mike Pettine told the media Wednesday that Manziel is dealing with soreness in his elbow, so they are going to be cautious with it. The injury does not appear to be anything serious, and it is something Manziel has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Training Camp: Decoding the Coach Speak

I have little doubt that covering the Cleveland Browns beat can be a tiresome job. While on the surface many of us might think watching and writing about football for a living would be a dream, after a while any work becomes work. This must be especially true when reporting on a franchise that’s predominantly […] The post Browns Training Camp: Decoding the Coach Speak appeared...
Via Browns Beat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine says Browns won’t change Johnny Manziel’s throwing motion

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine said on Monday that the team has no intentions of changing Johnny Manziel’s throwing motion. Manziel’s elbow is sore, which has caused him to miss practices two weeks in a row now.  The Browns believe it might have something to do with his “unorthodox” throwing motion, as Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com puts it, but there are no...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowe: Browns high powered offense prove doubters wrong

Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Cleveland Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe cannot wait to prove “doubters” wrong about the explosive nature of the team’s offense. Speaking with reporters on Saturday after finally returning to practice following a two-week absence with a hamstring injury , Bowe didn’t mince words about his view on the team’s “high-powered offense...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor’s future with the Cleveland Browns is on thin ice

Terrelle Pryor’s conversion from quarterback to wide receiver isn’t going as well as planned, and his chances of making the team’s final 53-man roster are slimming by the day. The big issue right now is a lingering hamstring injury that has halted his progress. Speaking about Pryor’s shaky future with the Browns, head coach Mike Pettine weighed in on the situation: “That...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim McMahon rips Belichick: ‘He lied right to my face’

Jim McMahon played for Bill Belichick for a very brief period of time toward the end of the former NFL quarterback’s career. That was long enough for McMahon to develop a hatred for the New England Patriots head coach. During an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Friday, McMahon was asked if he cares about the Deflategate scandal at all. He took the opportunity to bash...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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