February 9, 2016

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(UPDATED) Texas police investigating altercation between Browns QB Johnny Manziel and ex-girlfriend to determine if he’ll be charged with assault

Early Saturday morning, the Fort Worth, Texas, police searched by helicopter for troubled Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel after his ex-girlfriend said she was worried about him. Later in the day, the Fort Worth and Dallas police investigated to determine whether an assault charge was warranted against Manziel following an altercation Friday between him and the Read More…

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says relationship with QB Johnny Manziel can be fixed, but signs still point to a parting of the ways

CLEVELAND — If the Browns are preparing to part ways with troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel — as it appears — owner Jimmy Haslam isn’t ready to admit it publicly. After more partying videos of Manziel surfaced this week and new coach Hue Jackson said he’d yet to talk to him, Haslam was asked if the Read More…

Notes: Browns owner Jimmy Haslam calls new VP of player personnel Andrew Berry “best fit,” says not worried he’s only 28

CLEVELAND — A couple of things jump off the page from the bio of new Browns vice president of player personnel Andrew Berry. He graduated from Harvard and he’s 28 years old. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he’s fine with the latter. “It just felt really comfortable talking to him and you know he’s very Read More…

TIMELINE: Browns administration history

Browns: Harvard grad Andrew Berry, 28, hired as VP of player personnel

Andrew Berry

It remains to be seen if the new top of the Browns’ football operations can evaluate talent and put together a winning roster. One thing about the front office is abundantly clear: It’s well-educated. Andrew Berry was hired Wednesday as vice president of player personnel, the organization’s top talent evaluator. He’s only 28 years old Read More…

Browns TE Gary Barnidge added to Pro Bowl roster, replaces New England’s Rob Gronkowski

Browns tight end Gary Barnidge’s dream season will conclude with a trip to Hawaii and his first appearance in the Pro Bowl. Barnidge, who was voted an alternate last month, was elevated to the roster Monday. He’ll replace Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who’s unable to participate due to injury. The Pro Bowl is Sunday Read More…

Browns: Ray Horton officially returns as DC; Hue Jackson will call plays, fills out offensive staff

Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton gestures during the Browns' 2013 training camp at the NFL football team's facility in Berea. Horton has officially been announced as the team's defensive coordinator. AP FILE

Ray Horton is back to lead the Browns defense after two years in Tennessee. On the other side of the ball, coach Hue Jackson announced he’ll call the plays but be surrounded by a veteran staff. Jackson made official Friday the hiring of Horton as defensive coordinator and the completion of his offensive and special Read More…

Browns: Sashi Brown embraces new role as head of football department, calls it a ‘natural transition’

BEREA — New executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown will watch practice and interview draft prospects next week at the Senior Bowl. He will increase his film study as free agency and the draft approach. He will become an expert in 40 times. The transformation from legal counsel, government affairs expert and salary Read More…

Browns Notes: Sashi Brown says team “not in any panic” to make decision on QB Johnny Manziel

BEREA — New executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown will take his time in deciding troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel’s future with the franchise. “We’re not in any panic to make any decision one way or another on him,” Brown said Thursday. “He understands what’s ahead of him and what he needs to do Read More…

Browns hire DC Ray Horton, offensive assistants Kirby Wilson, Pep Hamilton, Al Saunders

New Browns coach Hue Jackson had a busy Wednesday, making several key additions to his staff. Ray Horton was hired as defensive coordinator, returning to the post he held with the Browns in 2013. He had spent the last two years in the same role with the Tennessee Titans. Kirby Wilson was named running game Read More…