July 26, 2014

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Browns: Team takes fight off the field

 BEREA — The Browns may be 4-11, but they haven’t given up the fight. Defensive lineman Shaun Smith and quarterback Brady Quinn had a physical altercation last week that recently came to light, and coach Romeo Crennel said Monday he’ll plead his case to owner Randy Lerner in an attempt to keep his job. Jim Read More…

Report: Browns lineman punched Quinn

Scott Petrak   BEREA – Defensive lineman Shaun Smith and quarterback Brady Quinn had a physical altercation last week, according to multiple reports. Jim Donovan, the radio play-by-play voice of the team, reported on WKYC-TV that Smith punched Quinn after they traded verbal barbs in the weight room. Tight end Darnell Dinkins didn’t witness the Read More…

Pointless performance: Browns humbled by bottom-dwelling Bengals, finish 1-7 at home

CLEVELAND — Ken Dorsey’s first pass Sunday went for a touchdown. Sadly but predictably, it was a 50-yard interception return by Leon Hall. The early deficit, frigid and windy weather and Dorsey’s presence on the field added up to another dreadful day for the Browns, who lost 14-0 to the Bengals (3-11-1). The Browns fell Read More…

Browns vs. Bengals: Breaking it down

THUMBS UP Leon Hall, Bengals CB He scored the only touchdown Cincinnati needed when he returned an interception 50 yards in the first quarter. Hall entered the game with no interceptions in 14 games and left Cleveland with three, which tied a team record. He easily won the Michigan matchup with Braylon Edwards, added two Read More…

Browns vs. Bengals: Forecast calls for cold, snow and ugly

 CLEVELAND — Ugly could be the word of the day on the lakefront. The forecast calls for snow, wind and temperatures falling into the teens. The Browns and Bengals have a combined 6-21-1 record. The quarterbacks are a pair of eggheads with rag arms and rotten ratings. Then there’s the mood. Browns fans have had Read More…

Davis knows his time with Browns could be running out, but he plans to keep his emotions in check

BEREA — Andra Davis has lost 69 games in seven years as a Brown. For the pain and suffering alone, he should be recognized Sunday in what could be his final game at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Davis, whose service time trails only Phil Dawson’s decade among current players and includes just 42 wins, is set Read More…

Trade talk? Drop it: Edwards says he wants to lead Browns’ turnaround not leave town, despite recent critical comments

BEREA — Braylon Edwards’ criticism of the Cleveland fans isn’t an attempt to talk his way out of town, the receiver insisted Thursday. But he would like to be cut some slack. “I can’t apologize for what happened before I got here,” he said. “I wasn’t a part of ‘The Drive.’ I didn’t fumble at Read More…

Browns notes: Jurevicius excited about returning next season

BEREA — Joe Jurevicius’ knee feels better than it has in almost a year, which has him excited about returning to the field in 2009. The veteran receiver had his seventh knee surgery in 12 months Dec. 11. Originally scheduled for Vail, Colo., the surgery was performed by the renowned Dr. James Andrews in Alabama. Read More…

Rucker’s up, ready or not: Winslow, Heiden injuries thrust rookie tight end into the spotlight

BEREA — Asked last week for a scouting report on Martin Rucker, tight end Kellen Winslow said the rookie has a lot of potential, then added a qualifier. “He’s got a long way to go, just knowledge of the game, speed of the game, knowing when to run his routes off what coverage, that sort Read More…

Browns notes: Safety Jones ready to tackle new contract

BEREA — The Browns’ remaining two games have added meaning for safety Sean Jones. He’s going to be looking for a job soon and wants to impress possible employers. “I’m excited about these last two games, getting my resume out there,” he said Wednesday. Jones is in the last year of the five-year contract he Read More…