April 16, 2014

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Browns look like old, sloppy selves in loss to Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. — Well, it was fun while it lasted. The revitalized Browns who re-energized Northeast Ohio with a thrilling “Monday Night Football” win over the Giants were nowhere to be found Sunday outside the nation’s capital. In their place were the sloppy Browns from September. The ones that started 0-3 and crushed a town’s Read More…

Browns notes: Cribbs has up-and-down day

LANDOVER, Md. — Joshua Cribbs felt just about everything Sunday at FedEx Field. He felt excitement to be playing in his hometown. He felt joy to score his first career touchdown from scrimmage. He felt disappointment to lose a 14-11 heartbreaker. And he felt intense pain — twice. Cribbs, the kick returner/receiver, grew up in Read More…

Winslow upset with Browns GM Savage

LANDOVER, Md. — Tight end Kellen Winslow was upset Sunday night, but the 14-11 loss to the Redskins wasn’t the primary reason. “It’s bigger than the game right now,” he said. Winslow expressed his anger with general manager Phil Savage for the way his “undisclosed illness” was handled by the team over the last two Read More…

Turnovers on the menu? Browns defense wants to force Redskins quarterback into his first interception

LANDOVER, Md. — Washington’s Jason Campbell is the NFL’s only starting quarterback who hasn’t thrown an interception. The Browns defense is fourth in the league with nine interceptions, including eight in the last three games, and first in interception percentage. Something’s gotta give today, and the Browns hope it’s Campbell. “We’re going to compete with Read More…

Winslow glad to be back at work: Tight end finally returns to field, but still questionable for Sunday’s game

BEREA — Kellen Winslow was back where he belongs Friday morning. He dressed in the locker room with his teammates — full pads, as usual — lined up at tight end with the first-team offense and caught a pass down the seam from Derek Anderson. After missing his first game after 36 straight and spending Read More…

Browns notes: Nagging injuries just won’t go away

BEREA — Safety Mike Adams (hamstring) and right tackle Ryan Tucker (knee) didn’t practice Friday and were listed as questionable on the official injury report for Sunday’s game with Washington. Tucker has been bothered by a sore knee following Monday night’s game, his season debut. He didn’t practice Wednesday, was limited Thursday and wasn’t on Read More…

Browns: RB Lewis feels like he’s been overlooked

 BEREA — Jamal Lewis held the NFL’s single-game rushing record for four years after a brilliant 295-yard performance. He was the league’s offensive player of the year in 2003. He passed Earl Campbell on Monday night to move into 25th on the all-time rushing list with 9,428 yards. Yet Lewis considers himself the Rodney Dangerfield Read More…

Browns notes: Winslow back at team headquarters

 BEREA — Tight end Kellen Winslow was back at Browns headquarters Thursday but didn’t practice. He wasn’t on the practice field in the half-hour open to reporters or in the locker room during media availability. Coach Romeo Crennel said there was a chance he could practice today in preparation for the Redskins game Sunday. Crennel Read More…

Crennel cuts celebration short, said Browns have a lot of work to do

BEREA — Romeo Crennel opted against any celebratory backflips, cartwheels or somersaults. (Braylon Edwards took care of that in pregame introductions.) Sure, the 35-14 win over the New York Giants on Monday night was a stunning upset with the potential to turn around the season, but Crennel doesn’t have the luxury of drinking in the Read More…

Browns notes: Winslow may play against Redskins

BEREA — Coach Romeo Crennel didn’t give any details about tight end Kellen Winslow’s undisclosed illness, but he’s hopeful he can play Sunday at Washington. “Kellen is at home and he’s resting,” Crennel said Tuesday. “He asked us for his privacy, so I’m not talking about it until he chooses to talk about it or Read More…