March 30, 2015

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Browns: DL John Hughes signs 4-year extension worth $14.4 million

John Hughes has been a part-time player in the past. His new contract extension signals he’ll be more than that in the future. Hughes signed a four-year, $14.4 million extension Friday as the Browns secured one of their own on the fourth day of free agency. “It’s an amazing feeling,” Hughes said in the news Read More…

Browns: TE Jordan Cameron leaves Cleveland for Miami

Jordan Cameron was back. Then he was gone. Then he was weighing his options. Then he was gone again. Only the last statement was definitive. The rest were reports from national writers. Cameron, a tight end who made the Pro Bowl for the Browns in 2013, ended the night by signing a contract with the Read More…

Former Browns QB Brian Hoyer lands with Texans, will compete for starting job

HOUSTON — Brian Hoyer got what he wanted. A chance to compete for a starting job and a reunion with Bill O’Brien. Hoyer, who spent the last two years with the Browns, joined the Houston Texans on Wednesday. He will compete with Ryan Mallett for the starting quarterback job. The move reunites him with O’Brien, Read More…

Another quiet day for Browns, who see Brian Hoyer and Jabaal Sheard sign elsewhere

Three of the Browns’ free agents have gone elsewhere: quarterback Brian Hoyer to Houston, outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard to New England and cornerback Buster Skrine to the New York Jets. The Browns have filled their holes with … no one. Two days of free agency have passed, with several signings throughout the league, and the Read More…

Skrine signs with Jets while Browns stay mostly quiet

The NFL year kicked off Tuesday at 4 p.m. To say it opened with a bang would be a vast understatement. Quarterbacks were traded. So were Pro Bowlers. Dozens of players switched teams, signing for tens of millions of dollars as free agency officially started. The Browns spent the day on the sideline. After announcing Read More…

Hartline knows Browns history, hoping to change it

Brian Hartline was born and raised in Canton and attended GlenOak High School. He’s well-versed in Cleveland sports and their misery. That explains his mindset when he visited the Browns last week. “To be frank, when I came up to Cleveland, it was kind of a, ‘Yeah, Cleveland, let’s go check it out,’ kind of Read More…

On NFL’s wild 1st day of free agency, Browns lose CB Buster Skrine to Jets, don’t sign anyone

The NFL year kicked off Tuesday at 4 p.m. To say it opened with a bang would be a vast understatement. Quarterbacks were traded. So were Pro Bowlers. Dozens of players switched teams, signing for tens of millions of dollars as free agency officially started. The Browns spent the day on the sideline. After announcing Read More…

New Browns WR Brian Hartline was pleasantly surprised during visit, believes in team’s vision

Brian Hartline was born and raised in Canton and attended GlenOak High School. He’s well-versed in Cleveland sports and their misery. That explains his mindset when he visited the Browns last week. “To be frank, when I came up to Cleveland, it was kind of a, ‘Yeah, Cleveland, let’s go check it out,’ kind of Read More…

Free agency notes: Browns reportedly interested in CB Darrelle Revis; Brian Hartline officially signs; Brian Hoyer headed to Houston

Free agency officially starts at 4 o’clock, but that hasn’t stopped the news from flowing. Here’s a recap of highlights involving the Browns from this morning and early afternoon. There should be more to come when the league year officially opens at 4. REVIS REPORT Browns coach Mike Pettine loves cornerbacks and is chasing the Read More…

Browns coach Mike Pettine says QB Johnny Manziel remains in rehab; expresses confidence in Josh McCown if asked to start

CLEVELAND — Josh McCown went 1-10 as a starter last year and has a career passer rating of 76.1. The Browns recently signed him to a three-year, $14 million contract. Johnny Manziel remains in rehab after a wasted rookie season. He was the No. 22 pick in May. Connor Shaw is undersized with a below-average Read More…