August 2, 2015

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NFL combine: Big news for Robert Griffin III … he’s not too short to play quarterback

INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL world learned Friday what Baylor’s Robert Griffin III has known for some time: He’s tall enough to play quarterback in the NFL, confident in his ability to master a pro offense and comfortable in his skin — and socks. Griffin was the focus of much of the pre-combine media coverage, especially Read More…

NFL combine notes: Luck would feel ‘lucky’ to go to Colts, but isn’t counting on anything

INDIANAPOLIS — Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck will likely play his home games next season in Lucas Oil Stadium, the house that Peyton Manning built. The Colts have the No. 1 pick in the draft and are expected to select Luck to replace Manning. Luck was in the building Friday for the scouting combine, and Manning’s Read More…

Robert Griffin III meets media at combine, talks Browns

INDIANAPOLIS – The hype surrounding Robert Griffin III isn’t about to die down. Griffin had a good day today at the scouting combine – as good a day as a player can have without stepping on the field. Griffin was officially measured in the morning and was 6-foot-2 3/8 – taller than many thought. In Read More…

NFL scouting combine: Browns GM Tom Heckert reportedly had surgery, and other updates

Scott Petrak, the C-T’s Browns beat writer, is settled in at the NFL scouting combine and will be here through Sunday. Quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs will be available to the media today, so it’s the biggest day of the week. Petrak will provide updates throughout the day on Twitter @scottpetrak and here. He’ll Read More…

Browns’ Shurmur, Childress on same offensive page

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BEREA — The sound was definitely worse than a purr, but maybe not quite a roar. The offensive line coach for the Eagles heard a wild cat behind his desk, sprinted out of his office and slammed the door. Mere feet away were fellow assistants Pat Shurmur and Brad Childress, dodging the cats chasing the Read More…

Browns’ Pat Shurmur, Brad Childress formed lasting bond in Philly

BEREA – The sound was definitely worse than a purr, but maybe not quite a roar. The offensive line coach for the Eagles heard a wild cat behind his desk, sprinted out of his office and slammed the door. Mere feet away were fellow assistants Pat Shurmur and Brad Childress, dodging the cats chasing the Read More…

Browns notes: Coach Pat Shurmur says RG3 predictions are premature

BEREA – The altered pictures of Robert Griffin III in a Browns jersey that are floating around the Internet jumped the gun. Coach Pat Shurmur is looking forward to meeting the Heisman Trophy-winning Baylor quarterback at the NFL scouting combine this week in Indianapolis, but said Wednesday it’s premature to assume the Browns will try Read More…

NFL scouting combine: Coach Pat Shurmur says Browns open to trading up

Scott Petrak, the C-T’s Browns beat writer, is settled in at the NFL scouting combine and will be here through Sunday. Offensive linemen, tight ends and kickers will be available to the media today, along with Browns coach Pat Shurmur at 4 o’clock. Petrak will provide updates throughout the day on Twitter @scottpetrak and here. Read More…

Coach Pat Shurmur says it’s premature to assume the Browns will draft RG3

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur is looking forward to meeting Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III at the NFL scouting combine this week in Indianapolis, but said it’s premature to assume the Browns will try to draft him in April – as many analysts and mock drafts have predicted. “Folks are making predictions when we’re Read More…

Browns hoping to discover some answers at combine

The Super Bowl ended 17 days ago. So it must be time for the NFL’s offseason to kick into high gear. The scouting combine begins Thursday in Indianapolis. Not only does it start the run-up to the draft April 26-28, it leads into free agency, which begins March 13. The heavy lifting in the restructuring Read More…