May 29, 2015

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Browns: Plenty talk of big hit as Steelers come back to town

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BEREA — The Steelers, headed to the playoffs for the fourth time in five years, will visit the lakefront Sunday to finish the Browns’ season. Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison likely ended Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy’s year with a helmet-to-facemask hit Dec. 8. McCoy still hadn’t been cleared by the medical staff Wednesday to return to Read More…

Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas makes 5th straight Pro Bowl

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BEREA — Even in a mistake-filled season by the Browns, left tackle Joe Thomas remains perfect. The fifth-year pro was named to his fifth NFL Pro Bowl on Tuesday, earning a starting spot on the AFC’s offensive line. He joins Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown as the only Cleveland players to be selected Read More…

Browns: McCoy improving, season might not be over

Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA — Quarterback Colt McCoy’s season might not be over after all. Coach Pat Shurmur said McCoy is improving, worked out and attended all the meetings Monday. He could return to practice Wednesday, nearly three weeks after suffering a concussion on a brutal helmet-to-facemask hit from Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison on Read More…

Ravens 20, Browns 14: Mistakes doom Cleveland comeback

BALTIMORE — Eight games, eight wins. The Baltimore Ravens achieved perfection at home for the first time, and now they’re looking to add to that ledger in the playoffs. Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, and the Ravens beat the bumbling Cleveland Browns 20-14 on Saturday to move one step closer to winning the AFC Read More…

Browns notes: D’Qwell Jackson not happy with Harrison comments

BEREA — The leader of the Browns’ defense is not amused by the latest comments made by Steelers linebacker James Harrison. Middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson repeatedly shook his head Thursday when he was told that Harrison expressed no remorse for his helmet-to-facemask hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy two weeks ago. “Oh, goodness. It doesn’t Read More…

(Updated) Browns place safety T.J. Ward on IR; QB Colt McCoy out for Ravens game

BEREA –The Browns placed safety T.J. Ward on injured reserve today with a sprained right foot. He had missed the last six games while he and the Browns hoped he’d be able to return this season, but the foot didn’t respond. He started eight games and finished with 38 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy still not cleared to return

BEREA – Browns quarterback Colt McCoy still hasn’t been cleared to practice following the concussion suffered Dec. 8. Coach Pat Shurmur said McCoy was at team headquarters this morning and did a little physical activity, but hasn’t fully recovered. Quarterback Seneca Wallace is in line to start his second straight game Saturday in Baltimore. Shurmur Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy still not cleared; Seneca Wallace likely to start Saturday

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur is preparing to start Seneca Wallace at quarterback Saturday in Baltimore. “More than likely he’ll be the starter,” Shurmur said today. Colt McCoy, who suffered a concussion Dec. 8, hasn’t been cleared medically to practice. Shurmur said he continues to progress and attended meetings for the first time this Read More…

Scott Petrak: Browns in need of playmakers

BEREA — During overtime Sunday in Arizona, the Cardinals got a 32-yard punt return from rookie Patrick Peterson and a 32-yard catch from Larry Fitzgerald to set up the winning field goal. Two of Arizona’s best players — top-five draft picks seven years apart — making a play when it mattered most. That doesn’t happen Read More…

Browns: McCoy still waiting on medical clearance

BEREA — Quarterback Colt McCoy hasn’t been cleared medically following the concussion sustained Dec. 8. The Browns have a short practice week with a Saturday game. They’re facing the third-ranked Ravens defense that will be angry following a 34-14 loss at San Diego. But coach Pat Shurmur said McCoy is progressing and didn’t declare him Read More…