April 2, 2015

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Browns waste chance, trail Steelers 7-3 after 1st quarter

PITTSBURGH – The Browns started with a field goal, the Steelers countered with a touchdown. Pittsburgh led 7-3 at the end of the first quarter tonight at Heinz Field. The Browns opened with an impressive drive, reaching the 5-yard line on a 25-yard pass to Joshua Cribbs down the left seam. Quarterback Colt McCoy scrambled Read More…

Browns pregame update: RB Peyton Hillis active

PITTSBURGH – Browns running back Peyton Hillis is active for tonight’s game against the Steelers and expected to start. He strained his left hip Sunday in a loss to Baltimore and was listed as questionable on the injury report. This will be the first time Hillis has played three straight games this season. He missed Read More…

Steelers have dominated Browns in recent years

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The Browns haven’t won in Pittsburgh since 2003. They’ve lost 14 of the last 15 meetings with the Steelers, and 20 of 22. They own a lone victory over Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in 13 tries. Maybe it’s not such a bad thing there were only three days of buildup for tonight’s primetime game in Read More…

Back to the start for Colt McCoy as he faces Steelers

BEREA — Quarterback Colt McCoy had never been driven into the turf by LaMarr Woodley. He’d never been intercepted by Troy Polamalu. He’d never lost an NFL game. McCoy was an unblemished rookie, and unknown commodity, when the Browns traveled to Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field on Oct. 17, 2010. Fives games into his professional career, he Read More…

Browns update: QB Colt McCoy, RB Peyton Hillis set to play vs. Steelers

BEREA – Quarterback Colt McCoy (sprained knee) and running back Peyton Hillis (strained hip) will practice today and are expected to be ready for the game Thursday night in Pittsburgh, coach Pat Shurmur said this morning. Both were injured Sunday in a 24-10 loss to Baltimore. McCoy left the game for one play – his Read More…

Browns have to set aside pain of Ravens loss quickly

BEREA — The Browns were still reeling Monday, and they have precious little time to find their footing. They were embarrassed 24-10 at home by the rival Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. They were pushed around on both sides of the line of scrimmage, allowed 290 rushing yards and didn’t look like they belonged in the Read More…

Browns notes: Hillis has strained hip, McCoy’s knee sprained

BEREA — Running back Peyton Hillis hasn’t played three straight games this season, and still might not. He’s suited up for the last two, but his status is in doubt for Thursday night in Pittsburgh. Coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that Hillis strained his left hip Sunday in the 24-10 loss to the Ravens. “He’s Read More…

Browns update: QB Colt McCoy has knee sprain, RB Peyton Hillis hip strain

BEREA – Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has a right knee sprain and running back Peyton Hillis a left hip strain, coach Pat Shurmur said this afternoon. Shurmur listed both as day-to-day, but said he thinks McCoy will play Thursday in Pittsburgh. Hillis has “general soreness” and Shurmur didn’t know if he’ll be able to practice Read More…

Browns get run ragged, outclassed by Ravens

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CLEVELAND — Darkness arrived early Sunday on the lakefront. It always does this time of year. The rain was falling steadily, just in case the dreariness inside Cleveland Browns Stadium wasn’t obvious enough. Quarterback Colt McCoy jogged into the tunnel with his head down and the back of his white uniform stained from spending too Read More…

Browns headed south in rugged AFC North Division

One thing has become painfully clear this football season: The Browns have no chance of being competitive in the AFC North Division in the near future. And, frankly, their long-term outlook doesn’t appear much better, based on how much worse they are than the other three teams. The Baltimore Ravens provided the latest proof of Read More…