August 27, 2014

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Browns QB Colt McCoy named starter for rest of season

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini named rookie quarterback Colt McCoy the starter for Sunday in Cincinnati and the rest of the season. Mangini, who’s known for keeping his quarterback decisions a secret for as long as possible, made the announcement Thursday at the opening of his news conference. “He earned the chance to play Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini will make QB decision Thursday; Colt McCoy to work with first team

BEREA — Browns coach Eric Mangini won’t name a starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Bengals until Thursday. But Mangini sounded as if he’d go with rookie Colt McCoy if his left ankle was able to hold up through practice Wednesday. Mangini said McCoy would get a “decent” amount of repetitions with the first-team Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy returns to practice, could dress Sunday

BEREA – Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy (high left ankle sprain) returned to practice Friday in a limited capacity, and coach Eric Mangini said there was a chance he could be the No. 3 quarterback Sunday in Buffalo. McCoy was inactive for the last two games after getting hurt Nov. 21 in a loss at Jacksonville. Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini confirms Delhomme to start, ‘satisfied’ with league’s response to officiating question

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini formally named Jake Delhomme the starting quarterback for Sunday’s game in Miami. He will be making his second straight start after leading a 24-23 win over Carolina. Rookie Colt McCoy missed his second week of practice with a high left ankle sprain, and Mangini said he’d decide Saturday if Read More…

Browns QB Jake Delhomme expected to start against Dolphins

BEREA – Browns rookie Colt McCoy (ankle) didn’t practice Wednesday, and veteran Jake Delhomme is in line to make his second straight start Sunday in Miami. Coach Eric Mangini wouldn’t rule out McCoy, who was inactive Sunday after suffering a high ankle sprain Nov. 21 against Jacksonville, but said Delhomme would get the bulk of Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini reflects on win, puts off quarterback decision

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini remained relieved a day after the 24-23 win over the Carolina Panthers. He didn’t celebrate Sunday immediately after John Kasay missed his 42-yard field-goal attempt as time expired, because he couldn’t believe the Browns were in that spot after appearing to have the game won on multiple occasions. “It Read More…

Browns nip Panthers, 24-23

CLEVELAND – The Browns survived a dismal second half Sunday to beat the Carolina Panthers 24-23 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.  John Kasay’s 42-yard  field-goal  try on the final play was wide left  for Carolina. The Browns snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 4-7. Carolina, a 10-point underdog, fell to 1-10. Phil Dawson’s 41-yard field goal ended Read More…

Browns lead 21-20 after 3 quarters

CLEVELAND – The Browns retained their lead – barely. After an ugly third quarter, Cleveland led Carolina 21-20 with 15 minutes left. The solid first half by Jake Delhomme quickly became a distant memory when he threw two interceptions in the third quarter. One was returned 37 yards for a touchdown by Carolina’s Captain Munnerlyn, Read More…

Halftime update: Peyton Hillis runs for 3 TDs, Browns lead 21-13

CLEVELAND – Peyton Hillis and the Browns offense continued to have their way through halftime, but the Panthers got two late field goals to cut Cleveland’s lead to 21-13. Hillis scored all three rushing touchdowns, giving him 11 on the year. He joined Hall of Famers Jim Brown and Leroy Kelly as the only Browns Read More…

Browns lead 14-7 after 1st quarter

CLEVELAND – The Browns responded to an early deficit today with a pair of touchdown drives and led the Carolina Panthers 14-7 after the first quarter. Carolina marched 81 yards on the first possession, scoring on a 26-yard Mike Goodson run. The Browns tackled poorly on the entire drive, including the touchdown run off right Read More…