June 25, 2016

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Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi likely done in Cleveland

Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury that caused him to miss the Broncos game. Quarterback Thaddeus Lewis was activated from the practice squad to provide insurance if Brandon Weeden (sprained right shoulder) can’t play Sunday in the finale. The move likely ends Massaquoi’s disappointing career in Cleveland. He’s Read More…

Browns notes: Shurmur believes team is headed in right direction

BEREA — Cleveland’s three-game winning streak is a distant memory following back-to-back losses in which the Browns were outscored 72-33. But coach Pat Shurmur remains resolute in the belief his young team is headed in the right direction. “There’s a lot of years around here where I don’t know what it was, but I do Read More…

Peyton Manning’s 3 TDs lead Broncos to 34-12 win over Browns

DENVER — By his own estimation, Peyton Manning is not the quarterback he used to be. Try telling that to the Cleveland Browns. Manning threw for a season-high 339 yards and three touchdowns, two of which he zinged into impossibly tight windows to well-covered receivers, that pushed the Denver Broncos into a first-place tie in Read More…

Joshua Cribbs bashes fans on Twitter

Cleveland Browns returner Joshua Cribbs lashed out at fans in an obscenity-laced tweet after a 34-12 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Said Cribbs: “See all the negativity on twitter after I gave my life to this …. . So 2 all u who are against me …. all y’all! I’m still gonna do Read More…

Browns: Reggie Hodges trying to get Phil Dawson to first Pro Bowl

BEREA — Browns players stepped into the voting booths Thursday to cast their ballots for the NFL Pro Bowl. Actually, they sat down in a conference room inside the team headquarters, but their mission was the same — to reward the top players in the AFC with a trip to the Jan. 27 all-star game Read More…

Notes: WR Mohamed Massaquoi misses practice with knee injury

BEREA – Receiver Mohamed Massaquoi (knee) didn’t practice today after being limited Wednesday. Massaquoi missed five games earlier in the season with a hamstring injury. He’s played the last six games, mostly as the No. 3 receiver, and has eight catches. Tight end Jordan Cameron (head) and defensive end Frostee Rucker (shoulder/hip) also weren’t at Read More…

Browns: Season has been rough on rookie QB Brandon Weeden

BEREA — The playoffs are out of reach, his interception total has climbed to 17, he has the league’s 32nd passer rating at 72.4 and critics are loudly questioning his ability to succeed in the NFL. Quarterback Brandon Weeden isn’t ducking the responsibility for a rocky rookie season. “I think I’ve played well at times Read More…

Browns hire Cowboys executive Alec Scheiner as president

CEO Joe Banner’s reorganization of the Browns started at the top with his first hire. Alec Scheiner was named president Tuesday, and he will oversee the day-to-day business operations, including in-game stadium enhancements and local broadcasting. Scheiner spent the last eight years with the Cowboys, the last five as senior vice president and general counsel. Read More…

Browns’ Pat Shurmur facing more criticism after deflating loss to Redskins

BEREA — Not much has come easy for coach Pat Shurmur in his two years on the job. So when his first three-game winning streak ended Sunday with a deflating 38-21 home loss to the Redskins, it shouldn’t have come as a shock that the defeat carried extra baggage. His 29-year-old rookie quarterback played poorly Read More…

Browns notes: Team waives cornerback Dimitri Patterson

BEREA — Cornerback Dimitri Patterson was paid $6 million to play seven games this season. He was waived Monday in a surprise move, nine months after signing a three-year, $16 million contract with $6 million guaranteed. The move, announced in a two-sentence release, happened after coach Pat Shurmur’s news conference. He will address it Wednesday. Read More…