June 24, 2016

Elyria
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Is increased load taking a toll on Browns bruiser Hillis?

BEREA — Running back Peyton Hillis didn’t practice Wednesday with a knee injury. He and coach Eric Mangini said the missed practice was more about rest than the knee and he’d be back today. “There’s just little things I like to take into consideration to make sure everything’s OK,” Hillis said. “Everything’s fine.” Hillis can Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy ill, misses practice

BEREA – Browns quarterback Colt McCoy didn’t practice Wednesday with an illness. Coach Eric Mangini didn’t mention it during his pre-practice news conference and McCoy didn’t appear in the locker room during the 45 minutes open to the media. A team spokesman said he arrived at work not feeling well and remained in the building Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini: We’re not finished here

BEREA — Coach Eric Mangini isn’t going down without a fight. He needs the players to follow his lead. “We’re not finished here,” he said Monday. “There’s two games left.” As speculation grew that consecutive losses to two-win teams will cost Mangini his job at the end of the season, he again offered a spirited Read More…

Poor finish could cost Eric Mangini his job

CINCINNATI — Coach Eric Mangini stood alone on the sideline with his arms crossed in a mixture of disgust and disappointment. He had discarded the all-important headset because it no longer served a purpose. He had no choice but to wait for Carson Palmer to kneel three times to cap the Browns’ 19-17 loss Sunday Read More…

Bengals 19, Browns 17: McCoy produces solid performance

CINCINNATI — Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy’s return to the lineup Sunday would’ve been a smashing success if it hadn’t ended with a 19-17 loss to the Bengals. McCoy went 19-for-25 for 243 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions and a 132.6 rating. It was his first game with multiple touchdown passes, and the first by a Read More…

Browns fall 19-17 to lowly Bengals

CINCINNATI – The regression is complete. The Browns lost 19-17 to the Bengals on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium in a performance that lacked energy and execution. The Browns fell to 5-9, and the Bengals improved to 3-11 after snapping a 10-game losing streak. The Browns lost to a 2-10 Buffalo team the previous week. Read More…

Browns down 16-7 after 3 quarters

CINCINNATI – The Browns need a fourth-quarter comeback to take the listless Battle of Ohio. Cincinnati’s Clint Stitser kicked two field goals in the third quarter, extending the Bengals’ lead to 16-7 with 15 minutes left. But the Browns had the ball inside the 5-yard line at the end of the quarter. The Bengals continued Read More…

Browns trail Bengals 10-7 at halftime

CINCINNATI – The Bengals scored 10 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 10-7 lead at halftime at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals rushed for 90 yards in the half as the Browns struggled to stop Cedric Benson inside and outside. The Bengals tied the game at 7 early in the quarter on Read More…

Browns lead 7-0 after 1st quarter

CINCINNATI – The Browns led the Bengals 7-0 after the first quarter, thanks to a creative play call by coordinator Brian Daboll. Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy hit tight end Robert Royal for the 20-yard touchdown as he made a diving catch. He ran straight down the left side and McCoy made a perfect throw. The Read More…

Browns list Jake Delhomme as 3rd QB for Bengals game

CINCINNATI – Jake Delhomme will be the third quarterback for the Browns  (5-8) when they meet the Bengals  (2-11) today at 1 p.m. at Paul Brown Stadium. Seneca Wallace got the nod as Colt McCoy’s backup because he’s part of the Wildcat package. The second quarterback can enter the game at any time, but the Read More…