July 4, 2015

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Browns coach Pat Shurmur doesn’t commit to QB Colt McCoy for 2012, will hire offensive coordinator

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur didn’t commit to Colt McCoy as his starting quarterback for 2012 today during his season-ending news conference. “The best quarterback will play when we start the season,” Shurmur said. McCoy started the first 13 games this season – the Browns went 4-9 – before missing the last three with Read More…

Browns’ Sheldon Brown says draft won’t fix things

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BEREA — Cornerback Sheldon Brown acknowledged the Browns fell short of their goals this season but quickly insisted the turnaround is underway and they’re “close” to becoming a playoff-caliber team. Then he sent a jolt through Browns fans who’ve been scouring mock drafts for the last two months. “If you’re depending on a draft pick Read More…

Browns notes: Montario Hardesty hopes for better in ’12

Scott Petrak and Brian Dulik, The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA — Running back Montario Hardesty rushed twice for minus-2 yards Sunday in the season finale. They were his only carries in the last three weeks. For the season, he rushed 88 times for 266 yards, a 3.0 average and no touchdowns. Add a 2010 rookie season lost Read More…

Phil Dawson has been through all the bad times

Six of the seven biggest names on the Browns avoided the media after their season-ending team meeting Monday. Colt McCoy, Peyton Hillis, Joe Haden, Joshua Cribbs, Joe Thomas and D’Qwell Jackson all were no-shows one day after Cleveland completed another dismal year. As always, though, kicker Phil Dawson came through in the clutch. “Going 4-12, Read More…

Browns clean out lockers following 4-12 season

BEREA – The Browns had their final meetings this morning and cleaned out their lockers. The Browns concluded their 4-12 season Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Steelers. It was coach Pat Shurmur’s first season on the job. Shurmur will meet with the media for a final time Tuesday afternoon. President Mike Holmgren and Read More…

New year, same daze: Browns end season with familiar loss to Steelers

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ season came to a close Sunday night with snow swirling and arms failing in the end zone. A final chance to finish the season with a victory went through rookie receiver Greg Little’s arms on a Hail Mary attempt from the 24-yard line of the final play. The throw was deeper Read More…

Chris Assenheimer: Final game was close, but Browns sill have a long, long way to go

CLEVELAND — To a man, the word coming out of the Cleveland locker room following a 13-9 loss to the Steelers on Sunday was that the Browns are close. So why does it seem like they’re so far away? Another Browns season ended the way most of them do — in disappointment — Cleveland dropping Read More…

Browns notes: Seneca Wallace wants chance at starting QB job next season

Scott Petrak and Chris Assenheimer The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — Seneca Wallace began his campaign Sunday night to be the starting quarterback of the Browns in 2012. “You guys saw the last three games. All I want is to get a legit opportunity,” he said following the 13-9 loss to the Steelers in the season finale. Read More…

Browns lose finale 13-9 to Steelers

CLEVELAND – The end to the Browns’ season was fitting. They played the rival Pittsburgh Steelers close, but came up short yet again at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Pittsburgh 13, Cleveland 9. The Browns (4-12) lost their sixth straight to end the season – all but one a tight game — and locked up the fourth Read More…

Steelers 13, Browns 9: Pittsburgh takes lead in third quarter

The Steelers erased a three-point deficit at halftime, leading the Browns 13-9 through three quarters Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. A 29-yard field goal from Shaun Suisham tied the game at six before Pittsburgh scored the game’s first touchdown on a 7-yard run from Isaac Redman with 5:27 left in the quarter. Phil Dawson kicked Read More…