September 4, 2015

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Browns’ Scott Fujita suspended for role in Saints’ bounty scandal

The effects of the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal will be felt in Cleveland. Browns linebacker Scott Fujita was suspended without pay for the first three games of the 2012 season for his role in the pay-for-performance/bounty program. The league announced the suspensions of four players Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the NFL. The league Read More…

Browns LB Scott Fujita suspended for 3 games

Browns linebacker Scott Fujita was suspended without pay for the first three games of the 2012 season for his role in the New Orleans Saints’ pay-for-performance/bounty program. The league announced the suspensions of four players today for conduct detrimental to the NFL. The league targeted players in leadership roles in the program that ran from Read More…

Seneca Wallace says he’s willing to teach Brandon Weeden

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Veteran Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace is ready to be a mentor to first-round draft choice Brandon Weeden. Wallace, who’s entering his 10th season, created a stir last year when he said he wasn’t a mentor for Colt McCoy. But Tuesday in an interview with WKRK 92.3-FM, Wallace said the situation was different because he was Read More…

Scott Petrak reflects on the Browns’ 2012 draft

I have a confession to make. I woke up Sunday morning with a hangover. Not too many draughts. Too much draft. Three long days of upsides, 40 times, arm lengths, hand sizes and comments about hip-flipping, shed-and-stacking and position flexibility can take a toll on a guy. I can’t imagine how Browns general manager Tom Read More…

NFL Draft 2012: Browns go on the offensive, expect to be better thanks to new weapons

BEREA — The Browns began the NFL Draft with heightened aggression. They ended it with loftier aspirations. “We’d all like to see a big jump this year, that’s our hope. That’s reasonable,” president Mike Holmgren said Saturday night. “Our team foundation is better. Now, we have to be able to score points. That was a Read More…

Browns have high hopes for 2012 after NFL Draft

BEREA – The Browns began the NFL Draft with heightened aggression. They ended it with loftier aspirations. “We’d all like to see a big jump this year, that’s our hope. That’s reasonable,” president Mike Holmgren said Saturday night. “Our team foundation is better. Now, we have to be able to score points. That was a Read More…

Draft Updates, Day 3: Browns finish with 11 picks, end with CB, FB

The final day of the NFL Draft, with rounds four through seven, began at noon. The Browns have seven picks, including two in the fourth round. Check back for updates on all their picks. The final day of the NFL Draft, with rounds four through seven, began at noon. The Browns had seven picks, including Read More…

No big news, just big players: Browns add bulk to both sides of the line on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

BEREA — The second day of the three-day NFL Draft didn’t have nearly the buzz of the first for the Browns. One minor trade — not involving Colt McCoy. No college football superstars. No receivers. But Friday wasn’t without highlights for the Browns. They continued to remake the offense with California right tackle Mitchell Schwartz Read More…

Browns believe Cal tackle Mitchell Schwartz has right (tackle) stuff

BEREA — California tackle Mitchell Schwartz admittedly doesn’t know much about Cleveland, but he is well aware what his role will be with the Browns. “Joe Thomas is probably the best left tackle in the game, so I understand I’ll be at right tackle,” the 6-foot-53⁄8, 318-pounder said. “Honestly, I’m pretty comfortable with both sides Read More…

Browns notes: Brandon Weeden doesn’t regret giving baseball a try

BEREA — Even when Brandon Weeden was throwing 97 mph in Class A ball of the New York Yankees’ minor league system, football never completely left his mind. When he failed to escape Class A and got sick of the bus rides, he began to really think of an NFL career. That seemingly far-fetched dream Read More…