December 18, 2014

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Browns lead Seattle 3-0 at halftime

CLEVELAND – On a great day at Cleveland Browns Stadium, the Browns and Seahawks teamed to play some dreadful football this afternoon. After 30 watching-paint-dry minutes, the Browns led 3-0 at halftime. The Seahawks (2-3) totaled 62 yards in the half, while the Browns (2-3) had 130. The Browns scored the only points on Phil Read More…

Browns, Seahawks play ugly, scoreless first quarter

CLEVELAND – Once again, the Browns failed to score in the first quarter. At least this week they’re not trailing. The Seahawks (2-3) matched the Browns (2-3) for ineptitude in the first quarter today in an ugly display of football. Nobody scored in the first 15 minutes. The Browns have been outscored 34-3 in the Read More…

Browns update: RB Peyton Hillis inactive; CB Joe Haden expected to start

CLEVELAND – Browns cornerback Joe Haden (knee) is active and expected to start, but running back Peyton Hillis (hamstring) is out for today’s game against the Seahawks at 1 p.m. at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Hillis pulled his left hamstring in the first quarter last week in Oakland and didn’t practice all week. The missed game Read More…

A big game for the big boss: Browns need a win and Holmgren would love to get one against Seattle

CLEVELAND — From top to bottom, the Browns organization has plenty to prove today. President Mike Holmgren can show the Seahawks they made a mistake by not offering him enough power to run the organization he coached for 10 years and took to the franchise’s only Super Bowl. Instead, he came thousands of miles east Read More…

Montario Hardesty’s goal: Play better

BEREA — Browns running back Montario Hardesty dropped passes, missed blocks and failed to gain yards when he needed to last week in Oakland. Suffice to say, he is eager to put that poor performance behind him Sunday when Cleveland hosts the Seattle Seahawks. “I’m definitely ready to get back on the field and get Read More…

Browns notes: Haden practices, but still might miss Sunday’s game

BEREA — Browns cornerback Joe Haden was back on the practice field Friday for the first time since spraining his left knee Oct. 2 against Tennessee. However, his presence does not mean fans should expect to see No. 23 in the lineup when Cleveland hosts the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday afternoon. “The coaches told me Read More…

(Updated): Browns CB Joe Haden returns to practice; LB Scott Fujita ruled out

Haden

BEREA – Cornerback Joe Haden (knee) returned to practice today, but running back Peyton Hillis (hamstring) and linebacker Scott Fujita (concussion) did not as the Browns prepared to host Seattle on Sunday. Coach Pat Shurmur ruled Fujita out for Sunday, but said everyone else has a chance to play. Haden, who hadn’t practiced since spraining Read More…

Mike Holmgren boss tries to calm fears about Hillis, offense, his commitment to Browns

Holmgren

BEREA — President Mike Holmgren’s state-of-the-Browns news conference Thursday began with a state-of-the-Peyton-Hillis-contract-talks update. Holmgren said neither side has cut off negotiations but they’re “kind of quiet.” He said he wants to keep Hillis, but the running back is headed toward free agency following the season. Hillis wants a contract extension and said recently he Read More…

Browns president Mike Holmgren: Contract talks with RB Peyton Hillis ‘quiet’

BEREA – Contract talks between the Browns and running back Peyton Hillis aren’t dead, but they’re not going anywhere, according to president Mike Holmgren. Holmgren touched on a number of topics in a 45-minute state-of-the-Browns news conference this afternoon, and Hillis’ contract situation was at the top of the list. Hillis wants an extension, but Read More…

Browns update: Injured making progress; LB Scott Fujita sent home again

BEREA – The Browns will be without several key contributors at practice again today, but coach Pat Shurmur said they’re making progress and remains hopeful most will be able to play Sunday in Seattle. He didn’t rule out anyone. Linebacker Scott Fujita seems the least likely to play after he was sent home for the Read More…