May 22, 2015

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Phil Dawson has been through all the bad times

Six of the seven biggest names on the Browns avoided the media after their season-ending team meeting Monday. Colt McCoy, Peyton Hillis, Joe Haden, Joshua Cribbs, Joe Thomas and D’Qwell Jackson all were no-shows one day after Cleveland completed another dismal year. As always, though, kicker Phil Dawson came through in the clutch. “Going 4-12, Read More…

Browns clean out lockers following 4-12 season

BEREA – The Browns had their final meetings this morning and cleaned out their lockers. The Browns concluded their 4-12 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Steelers. It was coach Pat Shurmur’s first season on the job. Shurmur will meet with the media for a final time Tuesday afternoon. President Mike Holmgren and Read More…

New year, same daze: Browns end season with familiar loss to Steelers

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ season came to a close Sunday night with snow swirling and arms failing in the end zone. A final chance to finish the season with a victory went through rookie receiver Greg Little’s arms on a Hail Mary attempt from the 24-yard line of the final play. The throw was deeper Read More…

Chris Assenheimer: Final game was close, but Browns sill have a long, long way to go

CLEVELAND — To a man, the word coming out of the Cleveland locker room following a 13-9 loss to the Steelers on Sunday was that the Browns are close. So why does it seem like they’re so far away? Another Browns season ended the way most of them do — in disappointment — Cleveland dropping Read More…

Browns notes: Seneca Wallace wants chance at starting QB job next season

Scott Petrak and Chris Assenheimer The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — Seneca Wallace began his campaign Sunday night to be the starting quarterback of the Browns in 2012. “You guys saw the last three games. All I want is to get a legit opportunity,” he said following the 13-9 loss to the Steelers in the season finale. Read More…

Browns lose finale 13-9 to Steelers

CLEVELAND – The end to the Browns’ season was fitting. They played the rival Pittsburgh Steelers close, but came up short yet again at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Pittsburgh 13, Cleveland 9. The Browns (4-12) lost their sixth straight to end the season – all but one a tight game — and locked up the fourth Read More…

Steelers 13, Browns 9: Pittsburgh takes lead in third quarter

The Steelers erased a three-point deficit at halftime, leading the Browns 13-9 through three quarters Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. A 29-yard field goal from Shaun Suisham tied the game at six before Pittsburgh scored the game’s first touchdown on a 7-yard run from Isaac Redman with 5:27 left in the quarter. Phil Dawson kicked Read More…

Browns 6, Steelers 3: Pair of Dawson field goals enough for first-half lead

The Browns led the Steelers 6-3 after an offensively-challenged first half Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. All of the scoring came on field goals, two from Cleveland’s Phil Dawson (26 yards and 45 yards) and one from Pittsburgh’s Shaun Suisham (19 yards). Suisham’s field goal came as time expired in the second quarter. Steelers quarterback Read More…

Browns, Steelers scoreless after 1st quarter

CLEVELAND – The rain subsided, the temperature stayed warm and the wind continued to howl in a scoreless first quarter today at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The temperature was 49 degrees at the 4:15 p.m. kickoff with 24 mph winds. The Browns (4-11) had three drives without a first down in the quarter. The Steelers (11-4) Read More…

Browns pregame update: Wind howling on lakefront

CLEVELAND – The wind was howling and the rain swirling at Cleveland Browns Stadium this afternoon as the Browns (4-11) prepared to play the Steelers (11-4). The Steelers have a playoff spot locked up, but could win the AFC North title with a win over the Browns and a Baltimore loss at Cincinnati. Both games Read More…