November 23, 2014

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Browns notes: Right tackle Tony Pashos excited about long-awaited return

BEREA – Right tackle Tony Pashos has played in six games since signing with the Browns on March 7, 2010. Barring a last-minute setback, he will make it seven Sunday at home against the Tennessee Titans. The 6-foot-6, 325-pounder has been sidelined since late August with a left high ankle sprain. “I was out there Read More…

Browns: D’Qwell Jackson puts injuries in past, plays like he’s never been away

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BEREA — Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson hasn’t missed a beat this season. That’s remarkable considering he missed nearly two years. Jackson was named AFC defensive player of the month for September on Thursday. It could be the first step on his way to comeback player of the year. Jackson hadn’t played in a regular-season game Read More…

(Updated) Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson named AFC defensive player of month

BEREA – Browns middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson is already making a strong bid for the NFL’s comeback player of the year. After missing 26 straight games with a pair of torn pectoral muscles, Jackson returned this season and this morning was named AFC defensive player of the week for September. He totaled 30 tackles and Read More…

Browns: Will Hillis, Hardesty split time at running back?

BEREA — For the first time in years, the Browns do not have a quarterback controversy. They might, however, have some issues bubbling in their backfield with Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty. When Hillis was unable to play in Week 3 because of strep throat, Hardesty made his first NFL start and rushed for 67 Read More…

Browns notes: Taylor disciplined for QB hit, Gogong agrees to extension

BEREA — Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor said Wednesday that he was fined $7,500 by the NFL for his late hit on Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne. The 335-pound rookie jumped on top of Henne after he had already slid to the grass during the fourth quarter of Cleveland’s 17-16 win Sunday. The resulting unnecessary roughness Read More…

Browns: LB Chris Gocong gets 3-year extension

BEREA — The Browns signed linebacker Chris Gocong to a three-year extension, a league source confirmed this evening. The deal was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who tweeted the deal was for three years and $16.8 million. Gocong was acquired by the Browns in a trade with Philadelphia on April 6, 2010. Browns general Read More…

Browns: Rookie DT Phil Taylor fined $7,500 for hit on Miami QB Chad Henne

BEREA – Browns rookie defensive tackle Phil Taylor was notified this afternoon that he’ll be fined $7,500 by the NFL for a late hit Sunday on Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne. Taylor was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness for hitting Henne after he slid. Taylor opened a FedEx envelope after practice, expecting to find a Read More…

Browns are 2-1 but still plenty of questions

How should we view the beginning of coach Pat Shurmur’s career with the Browns? The 2-1 record is surprising in that the Browns blew a late lead at home to the Bengals in the opener, only to rebound with a victory at Indianapolis and a comeback win at home against the Dolphins. It’s a pleasant Read More…

Browns fan upset after being kicked out of game for ‘excessive standing’

Rob Stipe, aka “Big R” attends a Cleveland Browns game recently. The Elyria man ran afoul of the team’s “excessive standing” policy at Sunday’s game and was kicked out of Cleveland Browns Stadium.

ELYRIA — Rob Stipe is your typical, bleed orange-and-brown, season tickets in the Dawg Pound-holding Browns fan. He wears a wig, paints his face like a helmet, dons shoulder pads and screams until his throat feels like sandpaper when his favorite team is on the field. So you can imagine his feeling after being kicked Read More…

Win shows Browns they can overcome struggles

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BEREA — Browns right tackle Artis Hicks has been around and seen some things during his time in the NFL. He’s in his 10th season, on his fourth team and started a Super Bowl for the Philadelphia Eagles. Yet the grizzled veteran was still giddy a day after the come-from-behind, out-of-nowhere 17-16 win Sunday over Read More…