October 20, 2014

Elyria
Rain
52°F
test

Browns have a handful of possibilities at receiver

The Browns have question marks across the roster, but no position has less certainty than wide receiver. There’s Braylon Edwards and … a handful of possibilities. Rookie second-round picks Brian Robiskie and Mohamed Massaquoi are locks to make the team, but their roles are far from defined. The coaching staff would love one to win Read More…

Browns Family Day scrimmage: QBs have highs, lows

CLEVELAND — The first landmark in the quarterback competition arrived Sunday in the form of the Brown and White Scrimmage at Cleveland Browns Stadium. When the 14,314 fans left on a sunny, sticky afternoon, no clear-cut leader had emerged. The preseason starts Saturday night in Green Bay. The regular-season opener is Sept. 13 on the Read More…

Browns notes: Wide receiver duo excelling

CLEVELAND — Joshua Cribbs and Lance Leggett are no longer afterthoughts in the competition at wide receiver. Both continued their strong starts to training camp with good performances Sunday in the scrimmage at Cleveland Browns Stadium, and are in the mix to get serious playing time come September. Leggett caught two passes for 62 yards, Read More…

Browns rookie running back James Davis attracting big-time attention with his big-play skills

BEREA – Jamal Lewis may be biased, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong. “I see something real special in him,” Lewis said. “I see a burst out of him and an aggressiveness out of him. We’re from the same neighborhood back home, so he’s got some fight to him.” Him is rookie running back James Read More…

Browns camp update: Mangini hopes for big turnout at free scrimmage Sunday

Coach Eric Mangini wants Browns fans to turn out in big numbers Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium for the “Family Day” Brown and White scrimmage. He wants to simulate a real game-day experience and hopes that includes tens of thousands of fans. “I hope we get a lot of Browns fans there, so that the Read More…

Browns camp update: Lineman Hadnot hurts knee, and it looks serious

Browns offensive lineman Rex Hadnot suffered a left knee injury during practice today, and it appeared to be serious. On a pass play that went to the other side of the field, Hadnot went down in a heap and didn’t get up. He was in obvious pain and stayed on the ground as trainers attended Read More…

Braylon is back: Receiver practices for 1st time

Browns receiver Braylon Edwards takes part in drills Wednesday — the first time he’s practiced during this year’s training camp in Berea. (Photo by Chuck Humel, The Chronicle-Telegram.)

BEREA — As Braylon Edwards biked on the practice field the last few days, rumors flew through the World Wide Web. He was faking the ankle injury in protest of not getting a contract extension. The ankle was fine and coach Eric Mangini was punishing him for reporting to training camp a day late. A Read More…

Browns’ Stallworth meets with NFL commissioner

Stallworth

BEREA — A decision on Donte Stallworth’s availability for the 2009 season could come by the end of the week. The Browns receiver, who’s under indefinite suspension by the league, met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York on Wednesday afternoon, according to an ESPN.com report. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wouldn’t confirm the meeting. Read More…

Browns notes: Long shot Titus Brown is confident

BEREA — A dark-horse candidate is more than keeping up with the favorites in the battle to start opposite Kamerion Wimbley at outside linebacker. Titus Brown, whose NFL resume consists of four games and one special teams tackle last year, lined up with the first-team defense again Wednesday morning. He’s splitting reps with veteran David Read More…

Browns camp update: Braylon Edwards finally practices

Browns receiver Braylon Edwards practiced this morning for the first time in training camp. Within the first few minutes of practice, he showed good agility, then lowered a shoulder into rookie safety Bret Lockett during a tackling drill. Edwards, who had been out since the final minicamp in June with what’s believed to be an Read More…