May 1, 2016

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Browns notes: Trent Richardson says Browns gave up on running game too soon

CLEVELAND — Browns running back Trent Richardson broke two franchise rookie records Sunday, but he was in no mood to celebrate after Cleveland’s 38-21 loss to the Washington Redskins. The rookie from Alabama criticized the playcalling of coach Pat Shurmur and offensive coordinator Brad Childress, specifically citing their abandonment of the running game in the Read More…

Browns’ winning streak, playoff hopes end with 38-21 loss to Redskins

CLEVELAND – The three-game winning streak? Over. The razor-thin playoff hopes? Vanished. The growing support for coach Pat Shurmur and rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden? Mostly evaporated, if not gone entirely. The red-hot Redskins sent the Browns crashing back to earth with a 38-21 win Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Browns seemed destined for their Read More…

Browns fall flat, lose 38-21 to Redskins

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ three-game winning streak ended with a thud Sunday. The Redskins entered Cleveland Browns Stadium with star rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III inactive with a knee sprain. It didn’t matter. Rookie backup Kirk Cousins rebounded from an early interception and led Washington to a 38-21 victory in his first NFL start. The Read More…

Redskins take control of Browns in third quarter

Washington used a pair of third-quarter touchdowns to grab control and lead Cleveland 24-14 heading into the fourth quarter. After receiving the second-half kickoff, Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden attempted to hit Greg Little on a crossing pass when Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson leaped up and snagged the ball out of the air. Three plays later, Read More…

Browns lead Redskins 14-10 at halftime

CLEVELAND — The Browns used a touchdown drive late in the first half to take a 14-10 lead over the Washington Redskins at halftime. Cleveland (5-8) is looking for its fourth straight win and to keep its slim playoff hopes alive. The Browns are playing their home finale and are 4-3 on the lakefront. The Read More…

Browns, Redskins tied after one quarter

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins traded touchdowns in the first quarter of Sunday’s game at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Browns got on the scoreboard first when Trent Richardson scored on a 6-yard touchdown run. the score was set up when Browns cornerback Sheldon Brown tipped a Kirk Cousins pass and safety T.J. Read More…

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III inactive for today’s game vs. Browns

CLEVELAND — Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is inactive for today’s game at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Fellow rookie Kirk Cousins will start, and veteran Rex Grossman will be the backup. Griffin suffered a mild knee sprain last Sunday against the Ravens, and the Redskins are worried about further damage if he had played. The Browns Read More…

Notes: Sunday could be K Phil Dawson’s last home game with the Browns

BEREA – Kicker Phil Dawson has been here before. For the third straight season he’s entering the final home game without a contract for the following season. The uncertainty elicits emotions and questions about his future. “I’ve spent a little time thinking about this week, but as I go down there Sunday it’s all business Read More…

Browns GM Tom Heckert wants to finish what he started, but isn’t sure he’ll get the chance

BEREA — Browns general manager Tom Heckert sees the plan coming together. He likes the roster he infused with young talent and a few well-placed veterans. He believes his team will contend for the AFC North next year. He wants to see the project through to its fruition. He knows that may not happen. Heckert Read More…

(Updated) Browns GM Tom Heckert says he doesn’t know his future, but wants to stay

BEREA – Browns general manager Tom Heckert said he doesn’t know if he’ll keep his job after the season and he’ll be “disappointed” if new owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner don’t bring him back for his fourth year. “I really have no idea,” Heckert said today in an informal interview with reporters. “Whatever Read More…