May 25, 2016

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Browns nip Panthers, 24-23

CLEVELAND – The Browns survived a dismal second half Sunday to beat the Carolina Panthers 24-23 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.  John Kasay’s 42-yard  field-goal  try on the final play was wide left  for Carolina. The Browns snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 4-7. Carolina, a 10-point underdog, fell to 1-10. Phil Dawson’s 41-yard field goal ended Read More…

Browns lead 21-20 after 3 quarters

CLEVELAND – The Browns retained their lead – barely. After an ugly third quarter, Cleveland led Carolina 21-20 with 15 minutes left. The solid first half by Jake Delhomme quickly became a distant memory when he threw two interceptions in the third quarter. One was returned 37 yards for a touchdown by Carolina’s Captain Munnerlyn, Read More…

Halftime update: Peyton Hillis runs for 3 TDs, Browns lead 21-13

CLEVELAND – Peyton Hillis and the Browns offense continued to have their way through halftime, but the Panthers got two late field goals to cut Cleveland’s lead to 21-13. Hillis scored all three rushing touchdowns, giving him 11 on the year. He joined Hall of Famers Jim Brown and Leroy Kelly as the only Browns Read More…

Browns lead 14-7 after 1st quarter

CLEVELAND – The Browns responded to an early deficit today with a pair of touchdown drives and led the Carolina Panthers 14-7 after the first quarter. Carolina marched 81 yards on the first possession, scoring on a 26-yard Mike Goodson run. The Browns tackled poorly on the entire drive, including the touchdown run off right Read More…

Browns pregame update: Joshua Cribbs active

CLEVELAND – Browns receiver/returner Joshua Cribbs is active for today’s game against the Carolina Panthers (1-9). Cribbs hasn’t played since dislocating multiple toes and injuring his foot in the first half of the Jets game Nov. 14. He didn’t practice the last two weeks. He warmed up more than two hours before the game Sunday, Read More…

Browns: Delhomme focused on winning, not his old team

CLEVELAND – Not all relationships end with nasty text messages and restraining orders. Some separations feature mutual respect. Tears are shed in remembrance of the good times, not from lies and broken promises. The Carolina Panthers cut quarterback Jake Delhomme in March after seven seasons, including a Super Bowl trip. He left in tears but Read More…

Massaquoi becoming a threat for the Browns

BEREA — The numbers for receiver Mohamed Massaquoi — 19 catches, 232 yards, two touchdowns — indicate a slight decline from a solid rookie season. But coach Eric Mangini said Massaquoi’s made a lot of growth in his second season, and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll said he’s played his best ball in the last three Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini officially names Jake Delhomme starting QB

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini officially named quarterback Jake Delhomme the starter for Sunday’s game vs. the Carolina Panthers. Delhomme, who hasn’t started since the opener because of a pair of ankle injuries, spent seven years with the Panthers before being cut in March. He led them to the Super Bowl during the 2003 Read More…

Browns’ Ahtyba Rubin a hustler

BEREA — Ahtyba Rubin said his first name means “prince, warrior, king.” “My mom gave it to me when I was coming out of the womb, so that’s my name and I’m proud of it,” the Browns nose tackle said Wednesday. Rubin must mean “big man who hustles.” Rubin isn’t a member of a dying Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy has high ankle sprain; Jake Delhomme likely to start

BEREA – Browns rookie Colt McCoy didn’t practice Wednesday with a high left ankle sprain, the third suffered by a Cleveland quarterback this season. Coach Eric Mangini said McCoy’s injury was slightly different than those to Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace, who were sidelined for a month, but in the same category. “I’m optimistic it Read More…