March 27, 2015

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Browns’ defense feeling a little run down

CLEVELAND — Knowing the Baltimore Ravens wanted to run the ball was one thing. Stopping them proved to be quite another. With Ray Rice carrying the bulk of the load, Baltimore ran wild on Cleveland, amassing 290 yards on the ground in the Browns’ 24-10 loss Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Rice ran for 204 Read More…

Browns manhandled by Ravens, 24-10

CLEVELAND – The bad news is the Browns lost 24-10 to the Ravens tonight at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Perhaps the worse news is the Browns have only three days to recover before playing the Steelers on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. The Steelers (9-3) routed the Bengals 35-7 today. The Browns (4-8) were within two scores Read More…

Ravens 17, Browns 3: Cleveland scores but trails after three quarters

The Browns scored their first points of the game in the third quarter Sunday but still trailed the Ravens 17-3 heading into the final quarter. Cleveland scored on a 21-yard field goal from Phil Dawson at the 5;55 mark that was set up by Colt McCoy’s 52-yard pass to Peyton Hillis. Hillis was wide open Read More…

Browns down 10-0 to Ravens at halftime

CLEVELAND – The Browns weren’t able to stop Ravens running back Ray Rice, but trailed only 10-0 at halftime this afternoon at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff made a 21-yard field goal with 13 seconds left in the second quarter to expand the lead. Cundiff missed from 34 and 41 yards earlier in Read More…

Browns 0, Ravens 0: McCoy hurt in opening quarter

The Browns and Ravens were scoreless after one quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, with Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy leaving the game with what appeared to be a right knee injury. McCoy was hit on a screen pass, leaving the game with a little over four minutes left in the quarter. He was replaced Read More…

Browns RB Montario Hardesty active for today’s game vs. Ravens

CLEVELAND – The Browns (4-7) will be at full strength at running back this afternoon when they host the Baltimore Ravens (8-3). Kickoff is at 4 o’clock. Peyton Hillis returned last week after missing five games with a hamstring injury and will start today. Montario Hardesty is active after missing the last four games with Read More…

Browns: Jayme Mitchell glad to have his health and his starting job back

BEREA — Browns defensive end Jayme Mitchell never thought he should have lost his starting job two weeks ago. Now that he has it back, the sixth-year pro vows history will not repeat itself. “It feels good to be healthy and back on the field and contributing to the team,” Mitchell said Friday after practice. Read More…

Browns: Peyton Hillis in good health, spirits

BEREA — Running back Peyton Hillis talked about his encouraging performance — in a game, finally — healthy body, big plans for the last five games and desire to stay in Cleveland. For a change this season, Hillis had reason to smile. And he shared the joy. Asked by right tackle Tony Pashos to wear Read More…

Browns players still talking about release of long snapper

BEREA — In a league known for short careers and inconsistent performances, Ryan Pontbriand defied the odds by serving as the Browns’ long snapper for nine seasons. Because of his longevity, Pontbriand’s release remained the talk of the locker room a day after it occurred. “It’s tough because I’ve been with Pont longer than anybody, Read More…

Browns notes: Dropped passes don’t affect Greg Little’s confidence

BEREA — Browns wide receiver Greg Little recognizes that he played poorly Sunday in Cincinnati, flat-out dropping four passes in a 23-20 loss to the Bengals. But if anyone thought that performance would hurt his confidence, they were dead wrong. “I should catch every ball, that’s the way I feel,” Little said Wednesday after practice. Read More…