May 31, 2016

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Browns: Weeden, McCoy and Richardson ruled out for Steelers game

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur announced this afternoon that quarterback Thaddeus Lewis and running back Montario Hardesty will start Sunday’s season finale in Pittsburgh. Quarterbacks Brandon Weeden (sprained right shoulder) and Colt McCoy (sprained right shoulder) and running back Trent Richardson (sprained ankle) didn’t practice all week and were ruled out for the Steelers Read More…

Browns trying to keep possible changes from dominating their thoughts

BEREA — Defensive end Frostee Rucker spent the final week of the 2011 regular season in Cincinnati preparing to go to the playoffs. A year later, Rucker is getting a crash course on how things work in Cleveland at this time of year. No playoffs, plenty of complaining and the probability of change quickly following Read More…

Browns: Brandon Weeden, Colt McCoy, Trent Richardson miss practice again

BEREA – Quarterbacks Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy didn’t practice again today with shoulder sprains suffered Sunday in the loss to the Broncos. Running back Trent Richardson also remained sidelined with an ankle sprain. Coach Pat Shurmur didn’t rule them out for the finale Sunday in Pittsburgh, but said if he knows they can’t play Read More…

Browns: Third-string QB Thaddeus Lewis takes first-string snaps

BEREA — Thaddeus Lewis could make his NFL debut Sunday as the Browns starting quarterback in Pittsburgh. First-stringer Brandon Weeden and backup Colt McCoy both suffered right shoulder injuries during Cleveland’s 34-12 loss in Denver, putting the third-year pro under center Wednesday at practice. Lewis took every snap with the first-team offense, while former Buccaneers Read More…

Browns’ Phil Dawson to make first trip to Pro Bowl

BEREA — Kicker Phil Dawson and tackle Joe Thomas will represent the Browns at the NFL Pro Bowl on Jan. 27. Dawson was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his 14-year career Wednesday night, while Thomas earned his sixth Pro Bowl selection in six professional seasons. “It’s really exciting to know Read More…

Browns: Brandon Weeden, Colt McCoy, Trent Richardson not practicing today; coach Pat Shurmur won’t rule them out

BEREA – Browns quarterbacks Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy won’t practice today with injuries to their throwing shoulders, and running back Trent Richardson will rest with an ankle injury. But coach Pat Shurmur didn’t rule any of them out for Sunday’s season finale in Pittsburgh. The injuries to Weeden and Richardson were known Sunday, but Read More…

Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi likely done in Cleveland

Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury that caused him to miss the Broncos game. Quarterback Thaddeus Lewis was activated from the practice squad to provide insurance if Brandon Weeden (sprained right shoulder) can’t play Sunday in the finale. The move likely ends Massaquoi’s disappointing career in Cleveland. He’s Read More…

Browns notes: Shurmur believes team is headed in right direction

BEREA — Cleveland’s three-game winning streak is a distant memory following back-to-back losses in which the Browns were outscored 72-33. But coach Pat Shurmur remains resolute in the belief his young team is headed in the right direction. “There’s a lot of years around here where I don’t know what it was, but I do Read More…

Peyton Manning’s 3 TDs lead Broncos to 34-12 win over Browns

DENVER — By his own estimation, Peyton Manning is not the quarterback he used to be. Try telling that to the Cleveland Browns. Manning threw for a season-high 339 yards and three touchdowns, two of which he zinged into impossibly tight windows to well-covered receivers, that pushed the Denver Broncos into a first-place tie in Read More…

Joshua Cribbs bashes fans on Twitter

Cleveland Browns returner Joshua Cribbs lashed out at fans in an obscenity-laced tweet after a 34-12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Said Cribbs: “See all the negativity on twitter after I gave my life to this …. . So 2 all u who are against me …. all y’all! I’m still gonna do Read More…