May 5, 2016

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Browns coach Eric Mangini confirms Delhomme to start, ‘satisfied’ with league’s response to officiating question

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini formally named Jake Delhomme the starting quarterback for Sunday’s game in Miami. He will be making his second straight start after leading a 24-23 win over Carolina. Rookie Colt McCoy missed his second week of practice with a high left ankle sprain, and Mangini said he’d decide Saturday if Read More…

Crazy? Browns’ linebacker Matt Roth says no, but some might argue the point

The reason the Miami Dolphins waived outside linebacker Matt Roth last season remains shrouded in mystery. What he’s brought to the Browns is as obvious as his bulging biceps: toughness, stoutness against the run, a pass-rushing presence. And a little bit of crazy. “He’s a crazy man in the locker room, a crazy man on Read More…

Browns notes: Haden’s improved play getting noticed

BEREA – Browns cornerback Joe Haden’s case for a permanent starting job gets stronger by the day. He was named NFL defensive rookie of the month Thursday after totaling 15 tackles, seven passes defensed, three interceptions and a special teams tackle as the Browns went 2-2 in November. The three interceptions led NFL rookies, and Read More…

Delhomme ready for another start with Browns

BEREA — Quarterback Jake Delhomme didn’t need to see the game film to know the gravity of his mistake. He didn’t even need the play to reach its conclusion. So when coach Eric Mangini talked to him this week about the importance of avoiding interceptions, Delhomme didn’t hear anything he didn’t already know. “When I Read More…

Browns QB Jake Delhomme expected to start against Dolphins

BEREA – Browns rookie Colt McCoy (ankle) didn’t practice Wednesday, and veteran Jake Delhomme is in line to make his second straight start Sunday in Miami. Coach Eric Mangini wouldn’t rule out McCoy, who was inactive Sunday after suffering a high ankle sprain Nov. 21 against Jacksonville, but said Delhomme would get the bulk of Read More…

Browns: Team makes minor moves

BEREA — The Browns promoted receiver Jordan Norwood from the practice squad Tuesday and waived kick returner Clifton Smith. Norwood (5-foot-11, 179 pounds) spent the first 11 weeks on the practice squad. He was originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted rookie on May 1, 2009, was waived and spent 13 weeks on Philadelphia’s practice Read More…

Browns: Mangini praises Delhomme but won’t name him starter

BEREA — Coach Eric Mangini hates the interceptions as much as the disgruntled fans do. But he won’t overlook the positives of quarterback Jake Delhomme and join the angry mob. Mangini remained relieved Monday after the Browns escaped with a 24-23 win over Carolina on Sunday. He criticized the team’s turnovers — like he always Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini reflects on win, puts off quarterback decision

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini remained relieved a day after the 24-23 win over the Carolina Panthers. He didn’t celebrate Sunday immediately after John Kasay missed his 42-yard field-goal attempt as time expired, because he couldn’t believe the Browns were in that spot after appearing to have the game won on multiple occasions. “It Read More…

Browns 24, Panthers 23: Cleveland finally catches a break

CLEVELAND — The issues that had already turned the Browns season from extremely promising to routinely disappointing were conspiring Sunday for another sabotage. Game-changing turnovers, inconsistent offense, missed tackles and a poor defensive coaching call at a critical time had aligned yet again to send the Browns to another loss — and push coach Eric Read More…

Browns nip Panthers, 24-23

CLEVELAND – The Browns survived a dismal second half Sunday to beat the Carolina Panthers 24-23 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.  John Kasay’s 42-yard  field-goal  try on the final play was wide left  for Carolina. The Browns snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 4-7. Carolina, a 10-point underdog, fell to 1-10. Phil Dawson’s 41-yard field goal ended Read More…