May 28, 2015

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UPDATE: Browns release quarterback Derek Anderson

CT photo by David Richard.

BEREA — Derek Anderson’s days as a Browns quarterback are over. The team terminated his contract Tuesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after trading for Seahawks backup quarterback Seneca Wallace. The Browns claimed Anderson off waivers in 2005 and he appeared in 39 games with 34 starts. He completed 587 of 1,109 passes (53 percent) Read More…

Browns trade for Seattle backup QB Seneca Wallace

Wallace

BEREA — The makeover of the Browns quarterback position began Monday with a trade for Seattle backup Seneca Wallace. The trade is contingent on Wallace passing a physical, which isn’t expected until Wednesday. The Seahawks get an undisclosed draft pick in 2011, believed to be a late-rounder. The deal almost certainly means Derek Anderson will Read More…

Browns make deal for quarterback Seneca Wallace

BEREA — The Browns made their first move to fix the quarterback situation, trading Monday for Seahawks quarterback Seneca Wallace. The Browns confirmed an agreement has been reached and is contingent on Wallace passing a physical, likely Wednesday. The Seahawks will receive an undisclosed draft choice in 2011, expected to be a late-rounder. Wallace, 29, is Read More…

Versatile vets: OL Pashos, LB Fujita 1st additions to Browns roster

Fujita

BEREA — President Mike Holmgren and general manager Tom Heckert added experience, versatility and size in their first upgrades to the Browns roster. Offensive lineman Tony Pashos and linebacker Scott Fujita signed multiyear deals Sunday, the first free agents acquired by the new regime. Free agency started Friday, but Cleveland’s previous moves were restructuring Joshua Read More…

It’s official: Browns sign Tony Pashos, Scott Fujita

The Browns signed a pair of versatile veterans to multiyear contracts Sunday. Offensive lineman Tony Pashos has 55 NFL starts in seven years and is expected to start at right guard or tackle. Linebacker Scott Fujita has 103 starts in eight years, including 54 in the last four seasons with New Orleans. He won a Read More…

Report: Browns sign OL Tony Pashos

BEREA — The Browns may have landed their new right tackle. ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, reported Tony Pashos has agreed to a three-year, $10.3 million contract. Pashos is a seven-year veteran limited to one start last season for San Francisco by a shoulder injury. He started 47 games the previous three years Read More…

EC and Southview girls win district basketball titles

The Elyria Catholic girls basketball team won its first-ever district title Saturday with a 61-59 overtime victory over No. 1-seeded Loudonville. The Panthers will make their first regional appearance this week in Division III. The Southview Saints beat Cloverleaf in Division I to win the district and reach regionals. It is the final season for Read More…

Browns: Cribbs’ spirits on rise after healthy raise

BEREA – In the end, the logic was simple: Joshua Cribbs deserved a raise. After a year of griping that he was underpaid, the Browns finally agreed and restructured the final three years of Cribbs’ deal. Instead of making a little more than $2 million over the next three years, Cribbs will get close to Read More…

Browns’ Joshua Cribbs finally gets restructured contract (updated)

BEREA – The yearlong soap opera is over. All-Pro special teamer Joshua Cribbs signed a restructured contract with the Browns, modifying its final three years. Cribbs and president Mike Holmgren talked at a hastily called news conference, before Cribbs left for the auto show to meet and talk with the fans. “I’m excited first of Read More…

Browns complete trade of Corey Williams to Lions

The Browns completed the trade of defensive lineman Corey Williams to the Detroit Lions on Friday afternoon, the team announced. The Browns also sent their seventh-round draft pick to Detroit, receiving a fifth-rounder. The fifth-round pick originally belonged to Denver. The Browns acquired Williams in 2008 for a second-round pick, then former general manager Phil Read More…