August 2, 2015

Elyria
Partly sunny
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Browns make moves as rookies report

The Browns’ rookies reported to training camp Wednesday, and draft picks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Randall Telfer were placed on the active/non-football injury list. Offensive lineman Joe Madsen was also signed, and defensive lineman Tory Slater was put on the active/physically unable to perform list. Ekpre-Olomu, a cornerback from Oregon, was a seventh-round pick and has Read More…

Haden’s jersey leads sales for Browns

CLEVELAND — Quarterback Johnny Manziel moved a ton of merchandise during his rookie year with the Browns. This offseason, though, cornerback Joe Haden has become their biggest cash cow. Haden has the best-selling jersey nationally at Dick’s Sporting Goods since April 30, the start of the league licensing year. Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Read More…

Body found in Texas lake believed to be former Browns receiver

WYLIE, Texas — A body recovered from a Dallas-area lake is believed to be an ex-Houston Texans receiver who fell from an inflatable tube being towed by a boat. The Collin County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that the body is believed to be 37-year-old JaJuan Dawson of Murphy. Divers located the body Monday night in Read More…

Browns: Training camp to open July 30; 11 practices open to public in Berea

The Browns will start the season Sept. 13 at the New York Jets. Cleveland’s march to the opener will begin in earnest Thursday, July 30 with the start of training camp. The Browns announced their training camp schedule Monday, and it includes 11 free practices open to the public at the team’s training facility in Read More…

Lawsuit over personal seat licenses refiled against Browns

ELYRIA — A lawsuit against the Cleveland Browns over personal seat licenses that was dropped earlier this year was filed again Thursday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court. Eric Zagrans, the lawyer representing several fans who owned the licenses, said the lawsuit was dismissed in March a day after it was first filed so he Read More…

Tickets go quickly for Browns scrimmage in Columbus

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ first training camp foray into Columbus is already an overwhelming success. All 60,000 free tickets for the annual “Orange and Brown” intrasquad scrimmage were distributed Monday, making the Aug. 7 event at Ohio Stadium an advance “sellout”. Browns officials and the Ohio State athletic department could make 40,000 more seats available, Read More…

Browns claim Pryor off waivers, plan to use him as receiver

CLEVELAND — Terrelle Pryor couldn’t make it in the NFL as a quarterback, but the Browns hope he can succeed at wide receiver. Cleveland was awarded the former Ohio State standout off waivers Monday, four days after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals. General manager Ray Farmer announced that Pryor will attempt to make Read More…

Josh McCown remains atop depth chart, has stabilized QB position for Browns

McCown-SLIDE

BEREA — For too many years of their reincarnation, the Browns have had controversy and doubt at quarterback. The signing of veteran Josh McCown and his almost immediate installation as the starter by coach Mike Pettine removed the controversy and competition, despite the presence of Johnny Manziel. The doubt will linger. That’s only natural regarding Read More…

Browns Notes: OLB Scott Solomon nicknamed “Bloodbath” for his all-out play in practice

BEREA – Outside linebacker Scott Solomon has gotten the attention of the coaching staff while earning the respect, and fear, of the offense. “Scott is very quickly becoming one of my favorite players on the defense,” coordinator Jim O’Neil said Thursday as minicamp closed. “He embodies everything we talk about when we say ‘Play Like Read More…

Browns Notes: Position coach sees Pro Bowl potential in 2nd-year LB Chris Kirksey

BEREA — Inside linebackers coach Chuck Driesbach has a blueprint for what he wants in a player. It sits in his meeting room and wears No. 58. “We had a big session where I sat down with the scouting department and they were getting my insights into what are we looking for in an inside Read More…