February 8, 2016

Elyria
Flurries
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Browns defense making its presence known

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BEREA — The Browns reported to work Monday with two wins in the last three weeks, including two in a row at home. Coach Pat Shurmur reflected the brighter mood of the city after Sunday’s 7-6 win over the San Diego Chargers but didn’t bite on the suggestion his 2-6 team is on the verge Read More…

Browns’ Trent Richardson far from ordinary

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First, Browns running back Trent Richardson rushed past the San Diego Chargers. Then he rushed into the locker room to meet a living legend. “Somebody came in the training room after the game and told me Jim Brown was waiting on me,” the talented rookie said. “I ran right out there because he’s an icon, Read More…

Browns hang on to beat Chargers 7-6 in the rain and slop

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CLEVELAND — With Hurricane Sandy dropping rain, cold, wind and slop on Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland coach Pat Shurmur encouraged his young team to play the game like kids playing in the rain. “It reminded me of like a high school game where it’s just sloppy and everyone keeps falling all over the place and Read More…

Browns hang on for 7-6 win over Chargers

CLEVELAND – It wasn’t pretty – the game or the weather – but the Browns won their second straight home game Sunday. The Browns (2-6) scored on their first drive, then held on at a drenched Cleveland Browns Stadium for a 7-6 win over the San Diego Chargers (3-4). The Browns punted nine straight times Read More…

Browns third-quarter update

The rain continued to fall and the offenses continued to sputter during the third quarter of the Cleveland Browns’ game with the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. The Chargers added a 31-yard field goal by Nick Novak to trim Cleveland’s lead to 7-6, but could have done even more damage. Philip Rivers threw a bomb Read More…

Browns lead Chargers 7-3 at halftime

CLEVELAND – Punts rained down in the second quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium. So did the rain. After the Browns and Chargers traded punts for the first 13 minutes of the second quarter, San Diego put together a field-goal drive to end the half. Nick Novak’s 43-yarder on the last play cut the Browns’ lead Read More…

Browns pregame update: RB Trent Richardson active, FB Owen Marecic a healthy scratch

CLEVELAND – Browns running back Trent Richardson (rib cartilage) is active and expected to start today against the San Diego Chargers at 1 p.m. at a soaked Cleveland Browns Stadium. Fullback Owen Marecic was a healthy scratch for the first time this season. The fourth-round pick in 2011 has four drops and no catches this Read More…

Players praise outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren for bringing stability, order thoughout organization

Left tackle Joe Thomas preceded Mike Holmgren and he’ll outlast him. But don’t count Thomas in the growing number of people piling on the outgoing president. Thomas remembers what life was like inside Browns headquarters before Holmgren arrived in December 2009. He remembers when general manager George Kokinis didn’t make it through his first season Read More…

Browns: Injuries could force Fujita to retire

BEREA — Browns starting strongside linebacker Scott Fujita has not retired from the NFL, but he appears to be strongly leaning in that direction. Fujita met with the media Friday for the first time since being shut down for the season, where he disclosed the extent of his major neck and shoulder injuries. The 33-year-old Read More…

Browns notes: WR Little optimistic about many things

BEREA — Browns wide receiver Greg Little has never lacked confidence in himself or his team. Not surprisingly, he also sees good things ahead for Cleveland’s NBA franchise. “I was peeping them out, and I definitely think the Cavaliers are going to the playoffs,” Little said Friday following practice. “I also could see Kyrie (Irving) Read More…