March 4, 2015

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Browns down 10-0 to Ravens at halftime

CLEVELAND – The Browns weren’t able to stop Ravens running back Ray Rice, but trailed only 10-0 at halftime this afternoon at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff made a 21-yard field goal with 13 seconds left in the second quarter to expand the lead. Cundiff missed from 34 and 41 yards earlier in Read More…

Browns 0, Ravens 0: McCoy hurt in opening quarter

The Browns and Ravens were scoreless after one quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, with Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy leaving the game with what appeared to be a right knee injury. McCoy was hit on a screen pass, leaving the game with a little over four minutes left in the quarter. He was replaced Read More…

Browns RB Montario Hardesty active for today’s game vs. Ravens

CLEVELAND – The Browns (4-7) will be at full strength at running back this afternoon when they host the Baltimore Ravens (8-3). Kickoff is at 4 o’clock. Peyton Hillis returned last week after missing five games with a hamstring injury and will start today. Montario Hardesty is active after missing the last four games with Read More…

Browns: Jayme Mitchell glad to have his health and his starting job back

BEREA — Browns defensive end Jayme Mitchell never thought he should have lost his starting job two weeks ago. Now that he has it back, the sixth-year pro vows history will not repeat itself. “It feels good to be healthy and back on the field and contributing to the team,” Mitchell said Friday after practice. Read More…

Browns: Peyton Hillis in good health, spirits

BEREA — Running back Peyton Hillis talked about his encouraging performance — in a game, finally — healthy body, big plans for the last five games and desire to stay in Cleveland. For a change this season, Hillis had reason to smile. And he shared the joy. Asked by right tackle Tony Pashos to wear Read More…

Browns players still talking about release of long snapper

BEREA — In a league known for short careers and inconsistent performances, Ryan Pontbriand defied the odds by serving as the Browns’ long snapper for nine seasons. Because of his longevity, Pontbriand’s release remained the talk of the locker room a day after it occurred. “It’s tough because I’ve been with Pont longer than anybody, Read More…

Browns notes: Dropped passes don’t affect Greg Little’s confidence

BEREA — Browns wide receiver Greg Little recognizes that he played poorly Sunday in Cincinnati, flat-out dropping four passes in a 23-20 loss to the Bengals. But if anyone thought that performance would hurt his confidence, they were dead wrong. “I should catch every ball, that’s the way I feel,” Little said Wednesday after practice. Read More…

Browns’ Ryan Pontbriand released after several errors

Pontbriand

BEREA — Ryan Pontbriand joined the Browns as a punch line. Then-coach Butch Davis used a fifth-round draft pick on him in 2003, drawing ridicule for making him one of the highest-picked long snappers in the history of the NFL. Pontbriand spent the next eight seasons as one of the Browns’ most reliable players, rarely Read More…

Browns: Greg Little’s first TD came with four big drops

BEREA — Greg Little looked the ball into his arms, caught it, carried it to the sideline and made sure it was put away for safekeeping. The first touchdown of his career Sunday meant a lot. “I took it home and put it on my nightstand and watched it all night,” he said Monday. If Read More…

Browns LB Scott Fujita out with broken hand

BEREA – Browns linebacker Scott Fujita will miss a “significant amount of time” with a broken right hand that requires surgery. He broke the hand in two places Sunday in the second half of the 23-20 loss to Cincinnati. Coach Pat Shurmur said this afternoon Fujita will have surgery this week and could be placed Read More…