May 25, 2016

Elyria
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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…

Notes: RB Montario Hardesty coming on strong off bench

BEREA – Backup running back Montario Hardesty has carved out a role in the offense and looks less and less like a wasted draft pick. Hardesty rushed 10 times for 52 yards Sunday in a win over the Chiefs with a long of 25. For the season, he has 215 yards and a 4.7 average Read More…

Browns: Childhood rivals Trent Richardson, Alfred Morris meet again

BEREA — As a kid growing up in Pensacola, Fla., Alfred Morris had heard the stories about another football phenom from his hometown named Trent Richardson. “I was like, ‘Who is this kid they’re talking about?’” Morris said this week. “So I finally saw him. He had calves of a grown man. “So it was Read More…

RG3 should be a go against Browns Sunday

BEREA — All signs point toward Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III starting against the Browns on Sunday afternoon. The immensely talented rookie took part in most of Washington’s practice Wednesday, just three days after suffering a sprained right knee in a game against Baltimore. “I felt good on Monday morning and I felt better yesterday,” Read More…

Craving RG3? Think about what Browns wouldn’t have

With Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins coming to town Sunday, a lot of people will play the what-might’ve-been game. If then-president Mike Holmgren and general manager Tom Heckert had been a bit bolder, the Browns would’ve acquired the No. 2 pick from the Rams and taken Griffin, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback out of Read More…