December 22, 2014

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Browns cut receiver Brian Robiskie

BEREA — Brian Robiskie was billed as the most NFL-ready receiver in the draft when he came out of Ohio State in 2009. Less than three years later, he’s out of a job. Robiskie was waived by the Browns on Tuesday to make room for running back Thomas Clayton. The Browns were desperate for a Read More…

Injuries to Hillis, Hardesty have Browns looking for backs

BEREA — The route was simple. Something running back Montario Hardesty’s done countless times in his life. On the Browns’ fourth offensive snap of the game Sunday, he went left out of the backfield and turned upfield to give quarterback Colt McCoy an underneath option. That’s when it happened. A tear to his right calf Read More…

Browns notes: Injury list growing

BEREA — The Browns are hoping they dodged a couple of bullets Sunday with injuries to linebacker Chris Gocong and nickelback Dimitri Patterson. Gocong suffered a stinger in the fourth quarter and was forced to leave the game. He missed the entire preseason with a similar injury that caused a pinched nerve and loss of Read More…

Browns RB Montario Hardesty will miss games with torn calf muscle

BEREA – Browns running back Montario Hardesty will “miss some games,” with a moderate calf tear, coach Pat Shurmur said this afternoon. Hardesty was in a walking boot today after pulling up lame Sunday on the fourth snap of the 20-10 loss in San Francisco. He was running a pass route when the injury occurred. Read More…

49ers 20, Browns 10: Slow start, mistakes hold Browns at bay

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy prepares to throw against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP photo.)

SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area has two big-league cities. It has the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Muir Woods, an ocean, wine country and fresh seafood. The Browns would be happy to never see Northern California again after the last 15 days. They lost two games and saw a starting running back injured in each. Read More…

Browns’ injuries, struggles just won’t go away

SAN FRANCISCO — The Browns weren’t effective on offense when they had their full complement of players. Missing a few key pieces Sunday, they were downright awful in a 20-10 loss to the 49ers at Candlestick Park. “Our margin for error now on offense is very small,” coach Pat Shurmur said. “That’s not an excuse, Read More…

Browns notes: Special teams back on track

SAN FRANCISCO — The Browns walked away from Candlestick Park with a loss, but at least they were able to stop the hemorrhaging on special teams. After five costly breakdowns in the last two weeks, the special teams were mistake-free in the 20-10 loss. That’s a noteworthy accomplishment, considering the 49ers possess one of the Read More…

Browns have another bad day on the bay, lose 20-10 to 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area has two big-league cities. It has the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Muir Woods, an ocean, wine country and fresh seafood. The Browns would be happy to never see Northern California again after the last 15 days. They lost two games and saw a starting running back injured in each. Read More…

Browns fall to 49ers, 20-10

SAN FRANCISCO – The Browns finally scored a touchdown, but it wasn’t enough to pull out a win this afternoon at Candlestick Park. San Francisco 20, Browns 10. The Browns went 0-2 in the Bay Area in the last three weeks. They lost to Oakland 24-17 on Oct. 16. The 49ers improved to 6-1, their Read More…

Browns trail 49ers 17-3 entering fourth quarter

SAN FRANCISCO – The defense gave the Browns a chance to rally in the third quarter, but the offense failed to capitalize. The Browns and 49ers played to a draw in the quarter, and Cleveland still trails 17-3 entering the fourth quarter. The Browns had good field position for much of the quarter but couldn’t Read More…