July 30, 2014

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(Updated) Browns coach Rob Chudzinski sticks with QB Brandon Weeden as starter

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden throws against the Detroit Lions Sunday in Cleveland. Detroit won 31-17. (AP Photo/David Richard)

BEREA – Coach Rob Chudzinski is sticking with quarterback Brandon Weeden. Despite him falling to 0-3 as the starter with a 31-17 loss to the Lions on Sunday. Despite the logic-defying interception on a backhanded flip in the fourth quarter. With veteran Jason Campbell sitting on the bench with 31 career wins in 71 starts. Read More…

Browns don’t score in 2nd half, lose to Lions 31-17

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ three-game winning streak is over. The Lions dominated the second half, scored 24 straight points and beat the Browns 31-17 at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Lions improved to 4-2. The Browns fell to 3-3, out of first place in the AFC North and face back-to-back road games at Green Bay and Kansas Read More…

Police report: Bernie Kosar refused Breathalyzer test, fumbled alphabet, thought credit card was driver’s license

SOLON — Former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar blamed knee and ankle surgeries stemming from his professional career for not being able to perform a field sobriety test before he was arrested on drunken driving charges on Sunday. The police report detailing the incident also shows Kosar refused to take a Breathalyzer test to measure his Read More…

QB Brian Hoyer leads way again as Browns beat Bengals, 17-6, for 2nd straight win

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CLEVELAND — The ball was barely out of Brian Hoyer’s hand when he started running. In the opposite direction. Hoyer knew he had finished a game-sealing, job-keeping, 91-yard touchdown drive before the 1-yard pass landed in fullback Chris Ogbonnaya’s hands — and he was ready to celebrate. He sprinted away from the Dawg Pound down Read More…

Former Browns QB Bernie Kosar charged with DUI in Solon

Bernie Kosar

CLEVELAND – Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar was arrested early this morning in Solon and charged with driving under the influence. He was released and attended Cleveland’s game against Cincinnati at FirstEnergy Stadium. Kosar was stopped at 2:42 a.m. for speeding and was the only occupant in the car, according to Solon police. A strong Read More…

QB Brian Hoyer, coach Rob Chudzinski lead Browns to first win, 31-27, over Vikings

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MINNEAPOLIS — Quarterback Brian Hoyer got the matchup he wanted — tight end Jordan Cameron alone on the left with safety Harrison Smith in man coverage – and threw the pass he’d dreamed about as a kid. A perfect fade to the corner. Touchdown. Browns win. The chaos of last week carried over to Sunday Read More…

Browns WR Josh Gordon shakes off suspension, trade talk for huge game in return to lineup

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon runs into the endzone ahead of Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith while scoring on a 47-yard touchdown reception. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS – Receiver Josh Gordon was already motivated to make up for lost time following a two-game suspension to start the season. He got an extra dose of desire before the game Sunday when ESPN reported the Browns had been trying to trade him. “It was made aware to me that there might be a Read More…

(Updated) Browns-Vikings pregame update: ESPN reports Cleveland fielding offers for WRs Josh Gordon, Greg Little

MINNEAPOLIS – The trade of running back Trent Richardson might not be the last one the Browns make this season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning that the Browns are fielding offers for and are open to trading receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little. According to Schefter, at least one team has made a quality Read More…

(Updated) Browns pull stunner, trade RB Trent Richardson to Colts for 1st-round draft pick

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BEREA – Seventeen months ago, the Browns traded fourth-, fifth- and seventh-round picks to move up one spot just to guarantee they’d get Alabama running back Trent Richardson with the No. 3 selection in the draft. On Wednesday, the new Cleveland regime determined Richardson wasn’t as valuable as a pick expected to land in the Read More…

(Updated) Browns QB Brian Hoyer to start Sunday in place of injured Brandon Weeden

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer scrambles as he looks for a receiver during the first half of an exhibition against the Chicago Bears on Aug. 29 in Chicago. (AP photo)

Brian Hoyer will start at quarterback Sunday at Minnesota. Coach Rob Chudzinski informed Hoyer of the decision Tuesday and announced it today. “I’m definitely excited,” Hoyer said. “This is an opportunity you practice for, you prepare for. Obviously, I’m excited and I’ll try to take advantage of it and try to give this team everything Read More…