August 4, 2015

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The first step for Browns: Sign a wideout

The Browns, coming off another 4-12 season, have needs across the roster. Free agency begins today at 4 p.m. and is the first avenue to address those. General manager Tom Heckert has vowed to “not go crazy” signing free agents. It may not be the Bermuda Triangle, but how these three points intersect will begin Read More…

Browns: Right tackle Tony Pashos upset he’s being cut week after surgery

Browns right tackle Tony Pashos played on a ruptured ankle tendon for 12 straight games last season. The pain was so bad he took enough pain medication to give him three ulcers by the last week of the year, his agent said Monday. He still almost played in the finale. “After it all, I was Read More…

Browns analysis: Receiver should be No. 1 priority in free agency

The Browns, coming off another 4-12 season, have needs across the roster. Free agency begins today at 4 p.m. and is the first avenue to address those. General manager Tom Heckert has vowed to “not go crazy” signing free agents. It may not be the Bermuda Triangle, but how these three points intersect will begin Read More…

Browns GM has targets picked, will stick to master plan

Browns general manager Tom Heckert wouldn’t make a good politician. He doesn’t seek media attention or speak in sound bites. And he doesn’t flip-flop. With NFL free agency set to start Tuesday at 4 p.m., Heckert reminded reporters and fans last week that he doesn’t believe in chasing a bundle of big-name, high-priced free agents. Read More…

Browns: GM Heckert will target free agents, won’t stray from plan

Browns general manager Tom Heckert wouldn’t make a good politician. He doesn’t seek media attention or speak in sound bites. And he doesn’t flip-flop. With NFL free agency set to start Tuesday at 4 p.m., Heckert reminded reporters and fans last week that he doesn’t believe in chasing a bundle of big-name, high-priced free agents. Read More…

Browns miss out on RG3, as Redskins make trade with Rams

Robert Griffin III won’t be coming to Cleveland. Even though it appears the Browns really wanted him. The Washington Redskins agreed to a trade late Friday night to acquire the No. 2 pick in the draft in April from the St. Louis Rams, according to multiple reports. FoxSports.com’s Jay Glazer was the first to report Read More…

Browns GM Tom Heckert talks QBs

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BEREA — Cross Peyton Manning off the list of potential Browns quarterbacks for 2012. Matt Flynn, too. General manager Tom Heckert said Thursday the Browns won’t enter the manic Manning sweepstakes and it’s doubtful they’ll sign any big-name quarterback in free agency. That includes Green Bay’s Flynn, who’s been linked to Cleveland for months. “(Manning’s) Read More…

Manning, Flynn not in team’s plan; too early to say on RG3

BEREA — Cross Peyton Manning off the list of potential Browns quarterbacks for 2012. Matt Flynn, too. General manager Tom Heckert said Thursday the Browns won’t enter the manic Manning sweepstakes and it’s doubtful they’ll sign any big-name quarterback in free agency. That includes Green Bay’s Flynn, who’s been linked to Cleveland for months. “(Manning’s) Read More…

Browns aren’t a contender for Peyton Manning, GM says

BEREA – Browns general manager Tom Heckert met with the media this morning for the first time since the end of the season. He said he’s feeling good after recent heart surgery and touched on a number of topics in anticipation of NFL free agency starting Tuesday. Here are the highlights: ** The Browns won’t Read More…

Browns Scott Fujita says he never paid a bounty for injuries

Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, who’s been implicated in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, told Sports Illustrated he never paid a teammate to injure an opponent. A league investigation uncovered a system in New Orleans from 2009-11 that provided cash rewards for causing injuries that forced opposing players to leave the game. The program also Read More…