August 29, 2015

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(UPDATED) Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas leaves practice with leg injury, but Browns don’t think it’s serious

BEREA — The scream pierced the sticky summer air and overwhelmed the grunts, popping pads and cheers from the crowd. All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas let out the involuntary shriek when 339-pound rookie nose tackle Danny Shelton fell into the back of his right leg Monday morning in the final session of the training camp Read More…

Browns RB coach Wilbert Montgomery on finding a starter: “Nobody wants the role”

BEREA — Frustration has set in for Browns running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery. Not only is he dealing with a variety of injuries to the key players in his group, none of the candidates has made a push to be the starter. “Nobody wants the role,” Montgomery said Sunday after a light practice. “How can Read More…

Browns Notes: QB Connor Shaw takes advantage of playing time, looks good in scrimmage

Connor Shaw

BEREA — The repetitions in training camp have been few and far between for quarterback Connor Shaw. So he was thrilled to go well into double digits Friday night in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage. “As a third-stringer, you really have to take advantage of the reps that you get ’cause it’s going to be Read More…

Browns Analysis: Johnny Manziel clearly making progress, but team shouldn’t rush him into lineup

The buzz is building. And it’s as easy to see coming as an outlandish statement from Donald Trump. Johnny Manziel has strung together three straight solid practices, capped by a 9-for-11, two-touchdown performance Friday night in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage at Ohio Stadium. It’s easily his best stretch since being drafted No. 22 in Read More…

QB Johnny Manziel throws 2 TD passes in Orange and Brown Scrimmage, has Joe Thomas singing his praises

COLUMBUS — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel worked exclusively with the second-string offense Friday night in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage at Ohio Stadium. He played like a starting quarterback in front of the 49,734 fans who showed up to watch the abbreviated intrasquad competition. “He’s really proved to a lot of people that this is Read More…

Browns Notes: Terrelle Pryor returns to OSU — ‘I love this place’

COLUMBUS — Terrelle Pryor’s return to Ohio State came when no one was looking. Pryor didn’t participate in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage on Friday night because of an injured hamstring. Instead, he took the field two hours before the action commenced to work on his catching as he continues to make the transition to Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns QB Johnny Manziel says there’s a “night-and-day difference” in his play compared to last year

Manziel-SLIDE

BEREA — Quarterback Johnny Manziel wasn’t perfect. Far from it. But for the second straight practice he was significantly better. In fact, Wednesday and Thursday might have been his best back-to-back practices in his year-plus with the Browns. “Better, but I still feel coming off the field the last couple days that I’m still leaving Read More…

Browns OLB Barkevious Mingo, RB Glenn Winston have arthroscopic knee surgeries

BEREA — Browns outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo was scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on his right knee today and will miss at least a couple of weeks. It’s the latest setback for the No. 6 pick in the 2013 draft. He suffered a bruised lung in the preseason as a rookie, slowing his development. Last year, Read More…

Browns OL John Greco trying to keep starting job by not worrying about threat of first-round pick Cameron Erving

John Greco

BEREA — An uncluttered mind is John Greco’s friend. With rookie Cameron Erving, the No. 19 pick, lining up at Greco’s right guard spot with the second team, Greco tries to keep his head clear and his mission simple. “I don’t want to mentally screw myself,” he said Wednesday. “I’m going to play my game Read More…

Browns Training Camp Log, Day 6

NEWS OF THE DAY: Outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo didn’t practice and wasn’t on the field with a knee injury. Coach Mike Pettine said it would be further evaluated. Pettine said receiver Terrelle Pryor is “doubtful” to participate Friday in the intrasquad scrimmage at Ohio State after injuring his hamstring Tuesday and not practicing Wednesday. CAMPER Read More…