July 28, 2014

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Browns: Defense delivers in defeat

 CLEVELAND — The Browns did something that hadn’t been done in nearly six years. And they did it with a goal-line stand that showed the defense hadn’t given up the fight. It still wasn’t enough, as the Browns lost 10-6 to the Colts on Sunday. For the first time since the 2003 opener — a Read More…

Browns extras

 THUMBS UP Browns defense Peyton Manning and the Colts didn’t score an offensive touchdown for the first time since 2003. The defense showed it hasn’t thrown in the towel and isn’t as bad as it looked over the last month. The key was a goal-line stand to end the first half and three turnovers, including Read More…

Hey, Browns, crazy QB drama is not a necessity: Consistency at the position works just fine for Colts, other teams

CLEVELAND — This may come as a shock to Northeast Ohioans, but the backup quarterback isn’t always the most beloved member of a team. In some cities, the starter is the hero, and the adoration lasts for more than a month. John Elway in Denver, Dan Marino in Miami, Brett Favre in Green Bay in Read More…

Browns vs. Colts: Breaking down today’s game

BROWNS VS. COLTS WHEN: Today, 1 p.m. WHERE: Cleveland Browns Stadium RECORDS: Browns 4-7; Colts 7-4 LAST WEEK: Browns lost 16-6 to Texans; Colts beat Chargers 23-20 SERIES: Browns lead 14-11; 2-2 in playoffs SERIES AT CLEVELAND: Colts lead 6-5 LAST MEETING: Colts won 13-6 on Sept. 25, 2005, in Indianapolis COACHES: Romeo Crennel is Read More…

Master of the disaster: Offense’s slide has Browns offensive coordinator feeling the heat

BEREA — A year ago, everyone associated with the Browns was thankful for Rob Chudzinski. In his first year as an NFL offensive coordinator, the Browns were eighth in scoring (25.1 points per game), eighth in yardage (351.3) and sent four players to the Pro Bowl. Chudzinski was repeatedly referred to as a genius, and Read More…

Browns notes: Quinn still debating whether or not to have finger surgery

BEREA — Quarterback Brady Quinn remained undecided Friday whether to have surgery on his broken right index finger, or leave it in a splint for six weeks to see if the bone and tendon heal on their own. “I’ll just sound out all the different advice and make a decision once I feel confident about Read More…

Browns: Quinn’s hard-luck ride continues with season-ending injury

 BEREA — A training camp holdout and eight passes thrown as a rookie. Three starts, a benching, a broken finger and possible surgery in Year 2. Life as a Brown hasn’t been easy for quarterback Brady Quinn, who grew up dreaming of wearing the brown and orange. “It’s frustrating. I can’t begin to tell you,” Read More…

Browns: Quinn likely done for season

 BEREA — Quarterback Brady Quinn’s season could be over after three games. Jay Glazer of Foxsports.com reported late Tuesday night that Quinn is done for the year after doctors said the fracture in his right index finger got worse after he tried to play through the injury last week. The report, citing team sources, said Read More…

Browns: Lerner meets with media, says he will decide fate of Crennel, Savage at end of season

 BEREA — Randy Lerner sat in his suite at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday as the Browns lost 16-6 to Houston to fall to 4-7 on the season. He saw the rapidly departing crowd. He heard the boos from the die-hards who stayed. He felt like the fan he remains even in his sixth season Read More…

Lerner: Decisions to be made after season on Crennel, Savage

BEREA – Browns owner Randy Lerner said Tuesday he will wait until the end of the season before deciding on the futures of general manager Phil Savage and coach Romeo Crennel. Both are considered to be on the hot seat as the Browns are 4-7 and out of the playoff hunt in a year that Read More…