August 31, 2015

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Browns draft Texas quarterback Colt McCoy in third round

BEREA – The Browns waited patiently, sticking to their plan to take the best player available. Colt McCoy tried to wait patiently, as team after team – those with and without a need at quarterback – spurned him for players with resumes that can’t compare to his. The Browns were part of the crowd, passing Read More…

Browns trade for another second-round pick, take RB Montario Hardesty

BEREA — The Browns made a trade Friday night to move back into the second round, then drafted Tennessee running back Montario Hardesty with the 59th pick. The Browns made the deal with Philadelphia — general manager Tom Heckert’s former team — giving up a third-round pick (No. 71) and two of their three fifth-rounders Read More…

Browns take Oregon DB T.J. Ward in 2nd round

BEREA — The Browns passed on a pair of big-name quarterbacks to fill a need with a name off the radar. With the 38th overall pick, the Browns selected Oregon safety T.J. Ward in the second round Friday  night. Notre Dame’s Jimmy Clausen and Texas’ Colt McCoy were still available. Ward is 5-foot-10 1/2, 211 Read More…

Newest Brown Joe Haden loves LeBron James

Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA – Joe Haden had been a member of the Browns for less than 24 hours, but he already sounded like a lifelong Clevelander. “Oh my goodness, I love LeBron,” Haden said Friday at his introductory news conference. “Now he can’t go anywhere because it might break my heart. “I’m trying Read More…

Browns go with ‘best fit,’ Florida cornerback

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BEREA — Joe Haden seemed like a logical pick for the Browns from the start. He was the No. 1 cornerback in the draft, and that was the Browns’ biggest need. But the draft process is too long for logic to prevail the entire time. So the mock drafts changed. The Browns were linked to Read More…

Browns notes: Big-name QBs could be available for Cleveland in 2nd round

Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA – The Browns are in position to get a quarterback today. Texas’ Colt McCoy and Notre Dame’s Jimmy Clausen went undrafted in the first round Thursday night, and the Browns hold the sixth pick in the second round today, No. 38 overall. Both were linked to the Browns in predraft Read More…

Joe Haden a logical pick for Browns

Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA – Joe Haden seemed like a logical pick for the Browns from the start. He was the No. 1 cornerback in the draft, and that was the Browns’ biggest need. But the draft process is too long for logic to prevail the entire time. So the mock drafts changed. The Read More…

Browns pick Florida cornerback Joe Haden

BEREA — Florida cornerback Joe Haden is the first pick of the Mike Holmgren Era. With Tennessee safety Eric Berry gone to the Kansas City Chiefs at No. 5, Holmgren selected Haden at No. 7 on Thursday night. Holmgren was hired as president in January and quickly hired general manager Tom Heckert, who’s in charge Read More…

Eric Berry gone to Chiefs at No. 5

BEREA — The Browns won’t be getting safety Eric Berry. The Kansas City Chiefs, and former Browns coach Romeo Crennel, took Berry with the fifth pick. The Browns’ likeliest choices at No. 7 are: Clemson running back C.J. Spiller, Georgia Tech linebacker Derrick Morgan, Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen or offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga.

Tonight’s NFL draft: A good pick Browns’ top priority

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BEREA — Mike Holmgren studied the piece of paper, almost in disbelief. He had already seen the list of past Browns No. 1 draft picks — the one so familiar to frustrated Browns fans — but that doesn’t eliminate the shock value. From Tim Couch to Brady Quinn, with Gerard Warren, William Green, Braylon Edwards Read More…