July 28, 2014

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Browns vs. Titans: Breaking it down

THUMBS UP Chris Johnson, Titans running back The rookie with breakaway speed made it look easy. He ran for 136 yards on 19 carries for a robust 7.2 average. He had a long run of 33 yards and a 25-yard touchdown where he got around the left corner and exploded past the defense. He also Read More…

Browns: Big men on display today

 NASHVILLE, TENN. — The two best players on LP Field this afternoon will wear No. 92. Shaun Rogers for the Browns, Albert Haynesworth for the Titans. While both are gigantic human beings, they won’t be easy to spot. They begin each play in the middle of a 22-man scrum and spend the next five seconds Read More…

Double trouble: Titans’ two-back attack could pose big problems for Browns

BEREA — The Browns’ hopes will be trashed, teeth will be gnashed and they’ll be in no mood for a bash if they are gashed in a flash by “Smash and Dash.” Tennessee’s LenDale White and Chris Johnson form the latest two-headed running back monster to threaten the Browns. White is the “Smash” at 6-foot-1, Read More…

Browns notes: Cribbs expects to play ‘significant role’ against Titans, even if that doesn’t include quarterback

BEREA — Joshua Cribbs said he’ll only be used as a traditional quarterback in an emergency Sunday against Tennessee. But that doesn’t mean he won’t get more snaps in the “Flash” package, where he lines up at quarterback and usually runs. “We’re going into the game with only two labeled quarterbacks and then there’s me,” Read More…

A Savage situation? Browns general manager wants to finish his contract, but knows he might not get the chance

BEREA — The front office started discussing free agency Tuesday, and initial draft meetings will take place during the upcoming trip to Philadelphia. But as much as general manager Phil Savage would like to believe it’s business as usual upstairs at Browns headquarters, he can’t escape reality. Owner Randy Lerner said last week he would Read More…

Browns notes: Quinn feeling OK following finger surgery

BEREA — Brady Quinn had a pair of pins inserted into his right index finger Wednesday during surgery. “I’m feeling good,” he said on a conference call from Alabama. Quinn said Dr. Thomas Hunt, a hand specialist in Dr. James Andrews’ office, used the pins to make sure the broken bone at the tip of Read More…

Browns: QB Quinn opts for surgery

BEREA — Brady Quinn’s first surgery will be on his first finger. Quinn decided Tuesday to have surgery on his right index finger, which sustained a small fracture near the tip of the finger Nov. 17. He also damaged a tendon, which became worse when he started Nov. 23. Dr. Thomas Hunt, a hand specialist, Read More…

Browns: Anderson done, Winslow out for at least a week

 BEREA — The fans who cheered Sunday while quarterback Derek Anderson lay on the Cleveland Browns Stadium turf should be thrilled. Anderson will miss the rest of the season after an MRI on Monday revealed a tear in the medial collateral ligament of his left knee. He won’t require surgery, will wear a brace and Read More…

Browns notes: Players rallying around Crennel

 BEREA — As the losses mount and the likelihood of coach Romeo Crennel returning for 2009 shrinks, the players in the locker room continue to voice their support. “We’re all behind RAC 100 percent,” linebacker Willie McGinest said Monday. “He’s one of the few men in here, one of the people in here who cares Read More…

Browns QB Anderson done for season

BEREA – Browns quarterback Derek Anderson will miss the final four weeks of the season after an MRI today revealed a tear in the medial collateral ligament of his left knee. He is expected to be placed on injured reserve in the next day or two. He won’t need surgery and will wear a brace. Read More…