September 18, 2014

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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…

Browns pregame update: Joshua Cribbs active

CLEVELAND – Browns receiver/returner Joshua Cribbs is active for today’s game against the Carolina Panthers (1-9). Cribbs hasn’t played since dislocating multiple toes and injuring his foot in the first half of the Jets game Nov. 14. He didn’t practice the last two weeks. He warmed up more than two hours before the game Sunday, Read More…

Browns coach Eric Mangini officially names Jake Delhomme starting QB

BEREA – Browns coach Eric Mangini officially named quarterback Jake Delhomme the starter for Sunday’s game vs. the Carolina Panthers. Delhomme, who hasn’t started since the opener because of a pair of ankle injuries, spent seven years with the Panthers before being cut in March. He led them to the Super Bowl during the 2003 Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy has high ankle sprain; Jake Delhomme likely to start

BEREA – Browns rookie Colt McCoy didn’t practice Wednesday with a high left ankle sprain, the third suffered by a Cleveland quarterback this season. Coach Eric Mangini said McCoy’s injury was slightly different than those to Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace, who were sidelined for a month, but in the same category. “I’m optimistic it Read More…

Updated: Browns WR Joshua Cribbs misses practice again, listed as questionable

BEREA — Browns receiver/kick returner Joshua Cribbs was listed as questionable on the official injury report — meaning there’s  a 50-50 chance he’ll play — after not practicing all week with at least three dislocated toes. The Browns play at Jacksonville on Sunday. “We’ll see (Saturday) morning,” coach Eric Mangini said. “We’d like to push Read More…

Browns LB Marcus Benard won’t practice, undergoing more tests

BEREA – Browns linebacker Marcus Benard won’t practice Friday after fainting before practice Thursday. Coach Eric Mangini said Benard will undergo more tests today after spending about eight hours in the hospital Thursday before being released. “We’re trying to rule out anything, make sure everything’s OK,” Mangini said. “He’s in good spirits. I expect him Read More…