October 21, 2014

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Browns: Broncos coach part of NFL’s youth movement

DENVER – Josh McDaniels’ mugshot in the media guide could pass for his senior picture from John Carroll. With the fresh buzzcut, white dress shirt and striped tie, he looks ready for the job fair at the student union. The youthful appearance belies his responsibilities. He will walk onto Invesco Field at Mile High today Read More…

Broncos’ Davis still fond of former team

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BEREA — Andra Davis descends the stairs into the basement of his new Denver home and is instantly transported back to Cleveland. His No. 54 Browns jerseys and the jerseys of his former teammates hang on the walls. His plain orange helmets and the game balls he collected in his seven years sit on the Read More…

Braylon Edwards, Brady Quinn still learning how to get along

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BEREA — Brady Quinn’s first throw of the season sailed over Braylon Edwards’ head and out of bounds. A second-quarter slant was behind him, and he couldn’t hang onto a diving attempt in the fourth quarter on a fly down the sideline. Their only completion of the opener, a 12-yarder, came on a deflection that Read More…

NFL fines Mangini $25,000 over Favre injury

Browns coach Eric Mangini was fined $25,000 by the NFL this afternoon for not listing quarterback Brett Favre on the injury report last season with the Jets. Last week Favre said Mangini and the Jets front office knew about his torn biceps tendon, but he never appeared on the injury report. “It’s a league matter,” Read More…

Mangini strives to stay calm

Don’t expect Eric Mangini to rant and rave after a loss, even if it comes in his Cleveland coaching debut. Don’t expect him to curse at the defensive backs who missed tackles and the linemen who committed false starts. Don’t expect him to have the same reaction as the guys calling into talk radio or Read More…

Mangini finds some positives in Quinn’s unimpressive start

BEREA — To say Brady Quinn is confident in his abilities is an understatement. From the moment he ended his rookie holdout, he’s never wavered in the belief that he’s ready to be a full-time starter in the NFL. The opportunity finally arrived Sunday, and Quinn struggled in a 34-20 loss to the Vikings. On Read More…

Vikings 34, Browns 20: Browns waste good first half

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CLEVELAND — Adrian Peterson stepped through a few arm tackles near the line of scrimmage, ran through Brodney Pool, threw Eric Wright out of the way and stiff-armed Brandon McDonald. He was now free to gallop toward the Dawg Pound and into the end zone for the third time. The Browns defense that fought the Read More…

No shortage of story lines for Browns opener

CLEVELAND – Brady Quinn has been biding his time since that April day in New York when he sat and squirmed and faked a smile as 21 members of his draft class had their names called before his. More than two years later, the wait is over. Quinn’s coronation as Cleveland’s starting quarterback will come Read More…

Big draw: Favre makes Browns’ opener place to be

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BEREA — The moment Brett Favre did the inevitable and came out of retirement for the second straight year, Cleveland Browns Stadium became the place to be for Week 1 of the NFL season. The future Hall of Famer, all-time leader in every passing category and most recognizable name in the sport will begin his Read More…

A Tweet and a leak reveal QB: Word is it’s Brady

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BEREA — Derek Anderson kept quiet, Brady Quinn played dumb and Eric Mangini guarded the information like a state secret. The news got out anyway. Bills receiver Terrell Owens sent well wishes to Quinn on his Twitter.com account Wednesday, “Congrats 2 Brady Quinn 4 starting job w/Cleveland Browns!!” And the Plain Dealer reported Quinn will Read More…