May 5, 2016

Elyria
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Browns still trying to figure out how to turn late leads into wins

BEREA — Varnish? Resin? Lacquer? Shellac? Somehow, someway, the Browns must start finishing. Victories, not furniture. The Browns are 3-7 after a 24-20 loss Sunday in Jacksonville.They’ve led in the fourth quarter in four of the defeats — they even led twice in the fourth against the Jaguars — took the Jets to overtime and Read More…

Browns notes: McCoy’s status up in air thanks to ankle

BEREA — Coach Eric Mangini con­firmed rookie quarterback Colt McCoy sprained his left ankle Sunday in the 24-20 loss to the Jaguars, but was unclear about the extent of the injury. McCoy may have a high ankle sprain, which usually requires a month of recovery time. “It’s definitely an ankle sprain,” Mangini said Monday. “Now Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy’s status uncertain with sprained ankle

BEREA – Browns rookie quarterback Colt McCoy has a sprained left ankle that could sideline him for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Coach Eric Mangini said he wanted to give McCoy some time to see how the ankle heals and didn’t give the extent of the sprain. He said he’d know more Wednesday. McCoy Read More…

Jaguars 24, Browns 20: Browns force six turnovers, still find way to lose

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Eric Mangini must’ve spent Sunday night shaking his head in disbelief. The Browns coach loves to talk about turnovers and their direct correlation to winning. He preaches it so often, his players can quote the statistics. His team defied the odds Sunday at an EverBank Field filled with empty seats. More photos Read More…

Left ankle sprain clips Colt McCoy

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Right foot in a cowboy boot, left foot in a walking boot, Browns rookie quarterback Colt McCoy walked slowly down the con­crete corridor toward the team bus. He gutted through the injured ankle and six sacks Sunday, but had a difficult time dealing with the 24-20 loss to the Jaguars. “When you Read More…

Browns notes: Jaguar defense does job on stopping run

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Browns pride themselves on being a power running team. Their strength failed them Sunday in a 24-20 loss to the Jaguars. The six turnovers by the defense gave the offense repeated chances to establish the run, and coordinator Brian Daboll kept calling for hand­offs to Peyton Hillis. The yards never came. Read More…

Browns blow lead, lose 24-20 to Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Browns let the Jaguars hang around too long. And they paid a huge price. Jacksonville scored with 76 seconds left to escape with a 24-20 victory. Maurice Jones-Drew made the play of the game, taking a screen 75 yards to the 1-yard line with 2:00 left. He caught the ball on Read More…

3rd-quarter update: Browns use turnovers to take 17-10 lead

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Browns forced three turnovers in the third quarter and used them to take a 17-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Safety Abram Elam single-handedly gave the Browns a 14-10 lead over the Jaguars. Elam stopped running back Maurice Jones-Drew, stripped him, recovered, got up and returned it 18 yards for Read More…

Browns trail Jaguars 10-7 at halftime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jaguars scored a touchdown with 30 seconds left in the second quarter to take a 10-7 lead into halftime. David Garrard threw a 5-yard slant to Mike Thomas, who beat Sheldon Brown to the inside. It capped a 13-play, 68-yard drive. The Jaguars converted a pair of third-and-5s on the drive Read More…

Browns trail 3-0 after 1st quarter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Browns trailed 3-0 after a quarter and had lost starting cornerback Eric Wright to a knee injury. He walked to the locker room after initial needing help to get off the field. His return was announced as questionable. Rookie Joe Haden replaced him, and Eric King – signed Tuesday – played Read More…