June 25, 2016

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Browns Notes: QB Johnny Manziel expected to start Sunday, but coach Mike Pettine says decision hasn’t been made

BEREA — Quarterback Johnny Manziel appears headed back into the starting lineup after a two-week exile. But coach Mike Pettine wasn’t ready to make it official Monday afternoon, despite an ESPN report that Manziel would start Sunday against San Francisco. “I know there’s reports out there as early as last night that had a decision Read More…

(UPDATED) Bengals 37, Browns 3: Cleveland drops 7th straight with worst loss ever to Cincinnati

CLEVELAND — The Browns have experienced a millennium’s worth of low points in the 17 years they’ve been back. The humiliating 37-3 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium ranks with the worst. The Browns played in front of thousands of empty seats on a comfortable December day. They were outclassed in Read More…

Browns WRs Terrelle Pryor, Dwayne Bowe inactive for today’s game vs. Bengals

CLEVELAND — Receiver Terrelle Pryor’s debut with the Browns (2-9) won’t happen for at least another week. Pryor’s inactive for today’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals (9-2) at FirstEnergy Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 o’clock. Pryor was re-signed Wednesday and practiced for three days, but coach Mike Pettine said he didn’t think he’d be Read More…

Browns-Bengals Update: 3 points of interest; 3 numbers to watch; the prediction

THREE-POINT STANCE (Three points of interest in today’s game) THE PRESSURE IS COMING Quarterback Andy Dalton and the Bengals are cruising. Dalton has completed 65.7 percent for 2,971 yards, 23 touchdowns and six interceptions, ranks third in the league with a 105.3 rating and has the Bengals headed for a fifth straight playoff appearance in Read More…

(UPDATED) Coach Mike Pettine addresses uncertain job security, says may discuss future with owner Jimmy Haslam before season is over

BEREA — Mike Pettine has coached 16 games in the last 53 weeks. The Browns have lost 14 of them. “Thanks for reminding me of that, by the way,” he told a reporter Thursday. Pettine can’t escape the win-loss record — he’s repeatedly said he “owns” it — which is the reason for the consistent Read More…

Browns Notes: Josh McCown admits he played through broken ribs, frustrated season cut short by broken collarbone

BEREA — Josh McCown stood in front of reporters with his right arm in a black sling and went through the litany of injuries that sabotaged his first season with the Browns, perhaps the best of his 13-year career. He suffered a concussion Week 1 on his helicopter dive for the goal line. He admitted Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns to start QB Austin Davis on Sunday vs. Bengals; Johnny Manziel to remain on the bench this week but could return to lineup soon

BEREA — No. 2 will spend a second straight week on the bench. Johnny Manziel remains in timeout, as coach Mike Pettine named Austin Davis the starter for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium. But Pettine sounded as if Manziel will start again this season. “These are two players that we both Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns QB Josh McCown done for season with broken collarbone; no decision on starter for Sunday vs. Bengals

BEREA — The Browns’ quarterback situation is up in the air — yet again. Coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday that starter Josh McCown fractured his collarbone Monday night in the 33-27 loss to the Ravens and will miss the final five games of the season. Pettine said he wasn’t ready to name a replacement for Read More…

WR Terrelle Pryor returning to Browns

Terrelle Pryor is coming back to the Browns. Pryor will sign with Cleveland today, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. Cleveland.com was first to report the move. Pryor was one of the big stories of training camp as he made the transition from quarterback to receiver. A hamstring limited him in the preseason but Read More…

Ravens 33, Browns 27: Cleveland loses on last play when field goal is blocked, returned for a TD

CLEVELAND — The Browns used two quarterbacks not named Johnny Manziel. They led for the first time since Nov. 1. They tied the game with 1:47 left as backup Austin Davis completed six straight passes, including a 42-yard touchdown to receiver Travis Benjamin. They lost as only the Browns can. Travis Coons, who had made Read More…