July 1, 2015

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Browns notes: Coach Pat Shurmur says RG3 predictions are premature

BEREA – The altered pictures of Robert Griffin III in a Browns jersey that are floating around the Internet jumped the gun. Coach Pat Shurmur is looking forward to meeting the Heisman Trophy-winning Baylor quarterback at the NFL scouting combine this week in Indianapolis, but said Wednesday it’s premature to assume the Browns will try Read More…

NFL scouting combine: Coach Pat Shurmur says Browns open to trading up

Scott Petrak, the C-T’s Browns beat writer, is settled in at the NFL scouting combine and will be here through Sunday. Offensive linemen, tight ends and kickers will be available to the media today, along with Browns coach Pat Shurmur at 4 o’clock. Petrak will provide updates throughout the day on Twitter @scottpetrak and here. Read More…

Coach Pat Shurmur says it’s premature to assume the Browns will draft RG3

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur is looking forward to meeting Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III at the NFL scouting combine this week in Indianapolis, but said it’s premature to assume the Browns will try to draft him in April – as many analysts and mock drafts have predicted. “Folks are making predictions when we’re Read More…

Browns hoping to discover some answers at combine

The Super Bowl ended 17 days ago. So it must be time for the NFL’s offseason to kick into high gear. The scouting combine begins Thursday in Indianapolis. Not only does it start the run-up to the draft April 26-28, it leads into free agency, which begins March 13. The heavy lifting in the restructuring Read More…

Browns focused on signing D’Qwell Jackson

Browns general manager Tom Heckert made it known near the end of the 2011 season he planned to bring back middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. Throughout the season, Jackson repeatedly reiterated his desire to stay in Cleveland. They are at work to make it a reality. A league source confirmed Friday contract talks have begun between Read More…

Browns: Contract talks under way with LB D’Qwell Jackson

Browns general manager Tom Heckert made it known near the end of the 2011 season he planned to bring back middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. Throughout the season, Jackson repeatedly reiterated his desire to stay in Cleveland. They are at work to make it a reality. A league source confirmed Friday contract talks have begun between Read More…

ESPN analyst agrees Browns should trade up, take RG3

The “experts” are lining up behind Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. ESPN NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay said Thursday the Browns should trade up from the fourth pick to No. 2 in order to take Griffin. McShay suggested the Browns might have to give up “only” the Nos. 4 and 37 picks to move up Read More…

Top draft analyst thinks Browns should trade up, take Baylor QB

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Mike Mayock likes Colt McCoy. He loves Robert Griffin III. Mayock, the NFL Network’s lead draft analyst, said Wednesday on a conference call the Browns should do whatever is necessary to acquire Griffin, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Baylor. That includes trading the fourth and 22nd picks to the Rams to get the No. 2 Read More…

Draft expert Mike Mayock says Browns should go get Robert Griffin III

Mike Mayock likes Colt McCoy. He loves Robert Griffin III. Mayock, the NFL Network’s lead draft analyst, said Wednesday on a conference call the Browns should do whatever is necessary to acquire Griffin, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Baylor. That includes trading the fourth and 22nd picks to the Rams to get the No. 2 Read More…

Commentary: Belichick, Brady continue to build legacy together

The storylines are seemingly endless. Eli Manning, his place among the NFL elite established, looking for a second Super Bowl in his brother’s hometown. And the ridiculous notion that he could pass Peyton on the list of great quarterbacks by beating the Patriots today. Tom Brady going for his fourth Super Bowl title, which would Read More…