May 29, 2016

Elyria
Partly sunny
78°F
 

Browns: Brad Childress hired as offensive coordinator

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur added another former head coach to his staff today, hiring Brad Childress as offensive coordinator. Shurmur will continue to call the plays, according to a league source, but Childress could take over at some point. Childress was Vikings coach from 2006-10, when he was fired after starting 3-7. He Read More…

Indians: Carmona released from jail

According to The Associated Press, Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona was released from jail in Dominican Republic on Friday after posting a $13,000 bond. Carmona, who was arrested Thursday on false identity charges, apologized to fans and the U.S. government. The charges against Carmona allege that the pitcher’s real name is Roberto Hernandez Heredia and that Read More…

Browns president Mike Holmgren not discouraged, sticking to plan

BEREA – Browns president Mike Holmgren expressed disappointment and frustration with the team’s 4-12 record this season but said he isn’t discouraged. He vowed to stick to his plan as he tries to reverse the fortunes of a franchise that hasn’t won a playoff game since the 1994 season. “We’re going to stay the course,” Read More…

Browns lose finale 13-9 to Steelers

CLEVELAND – The end to the Browns’ season was fitting. They played the rival Pittsburgh Steelers close, but came up short yet again at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Pittsburgh 13, Cleveland 9. The Browns (4-12) lost their sixth straight to end the season – all but one a tight game — and locked up the fourth Read More…

Steelers 13, Browns 9: Pittsburgh takes lead in third quarter

The Steelers erased a three-point deficit at halftime, leading the Browns 13-9 through three quarters Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. A 29-yard field goal from Shaun Suisham tied the game at six before Pittsburgh scored the game’s first touchdown on a 7-yard run from Isaac Redman with 5:27 left in the quarter. Phil Dawson kicked Read More…

Browns 6, Steelers 3: Pair of Dawson field goals enough for first-half lead

The Browns led the Steelers 6-3 after an offensively-challenged first half Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. All of the scoring came on field goals, two from Cleveland’s Phil Dawson (26 yards and 45 yards) and one from Pittsburgh’s Shaun Suisham (19 yards). Suisham’s field goal came as time expired in the second quarter. Steelers quarterback Read More…

Browns, Steelers scoreless after 1st quarter

CLEVELAND – The rain subsided, the temperature stayed warm and the wind continued to howl in a scoreless first quarter today at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The temperature was 49 degrees at the 4:15 p.m. kickoff with 24 mph winds. The Browns (4-11) had three drives without a first down in the quarter. The Steelers (11-4) Read More…

Browns pregame update: Wind howling on lakefront

CLEVELAND – The wind was howling and the rain swirling at Cleveland Browns Stadium this afternoon as the Browns (4-11) prepared to play the Steelers (11-4). The Steelers have a playoff spot locked up, but could win the AFC North title with a win over the Browns and a Baltimore loss at Cincinnati. Both games Read More…

(Updated) Browns place safety T.J. Ward on IR; QB Colt McCoy out for Ravens game

BEREA –The Browns placed safety T.J. Ward on injured reserve today with a sprained right foot. He had missed the last six games while he and the Browns hoped he’d be able to return this season, but the foot didn’t respond. He started eight games and finished with 38 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy still not cleared; Seneca Wallace likely to start Saturday

BEREA – Browns coach Pat Shurmur is preparing to start Seneca Wallace at quarterback Saturday in Baltimore. “More than likely he’ll be the starter,” Shurmur said today. Colt McCoy, who suffered a concussion Dec. 8, hasn’t been cleared medically to practice. Shurmur said he continues to progress and attended meetings for the first time this Read More…