May 25, 2016

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Browns Notes: Hue Jackson defends timing of release of veteran safety Donte Whitner

BEREA — Coach Hue Jackson isn’t about to apologize for the timing of the release of veteran safety Donte Whitner on Saturday. Whitner, a Cleveland native, criticized the Browns because free agency’s almost a month old, so many teams have made their plans and used up their salary cap space. “We made the decision when Read More…

Browns Notes: Guard John Greco done for season with knee injury, so struggling rookie Cameron Erving back in lineup

The Browns can’t keep struggling rookie offensive lineman Cameron Erving on the bench. Right guard John Greco will miss the season’s final two games after suffering an injured medial collateral ligament in his knee on the second play Sunday in the 30-13 loss at Seattle. With left guard Joel Bitonio (ankle) already on injured reserve, Read More…

Browns waive RB Robert Turbin; QB Josh McCown not practicing

BEREA — The Browns waived running back Robert Turbin this morning and elevated offensive lineman Darrian Miller from the practice squad. Turbin was claimed off waivers from Seattle in Week 1 despite having a high ankle sprain. The Browns cut receiver Terrelle Pryor, a former Ohio State quarterback, to clear room for Turbin. But Turbin’s Read More…

Tickets go quickly for Browns scrimmage in Columbus

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ first training camp foray into Columbus is already an overwhelming success. All 60,000 free tickets for the annual “Orange and Brown” intrasquad scrimmage were distributed Monday, making the Aug. 7 event at Ohio Stadium an advance “sellout”. Browns officials and the Ohio State athletic department could make 40,000 more seats available, Read More…

Scott Petrak: A good Browns draft could have been great … if they would have picked up a quarterback

The Browns had a good draft. Solid is another appropriate adjective. They filled needs with quality players, addressed both sides of the ball and increased depth on a roster that’s markedly improved over a few years ago. They added a productive pass rusher in Nate Orchard, an electric running back in Duke Johnson and took Read More…

(UPDATED) NFL Draft, Day 2: Browns add pass rusher Nate Orchard, RB Duke Johnson and DE Xavier Cooper

BEREA — The Browns continued to move through their list of needs Friday night in the second round of the draft. It didn’t include quarterback or receiver. The night did have two trades, one to start things in the second round and another to wrap up festivities at the end of the third round. Fixing Read More…

(UPDATED) NFL Draft: Browns take Washington nose tackle Danny Shelton, Florida State offensive lineman Cameron Erving in 1st round

BEREA — The Browns drafted Washington nose tackle Danny Shelton to stop the run. He showed Thursday night he can also sack the commissioner. Shelton, who added a Browns hat to the traditional Samoan lava-lava he was wearing at the NFL Draft in Chicago, gave Commissioner Roger Goodell a giant bear hug on stage. He Read More…

Scott Petrak’s mock draft

Rest of Browns picks No. 43 (second round) – Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota No. 77 (third round) – Garrett Grayson, QB, Colorado State No. 111 (fourth round) – Chris Conley, WR, Georgia No. 115 (fourth round) – Doran Grant, CB, Ohio State No. 147 (fifth round) – Javorius Allen, RB, USC No. 189 (sixth round) Read More…

Browns Schedule: Cleveland will host Ravens on Monday night, visit Bengals on Thursday night

The Browns will return to “Monday Night Football” for the first time since 2009 when they host the rival Baltimore Ravens on Nov. 30. That gives the Browns two prime-time games, as they will visit the Cincinnati Bengals for a Thursday night matchup for the second straight year. The AFC North meeting will be Nov. Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns reveal redesigned uniforms to great fanfare

Jerseys and pants in orange, brown and white give the Browns the chance to be the University of Oregon of the NFL, with nine uniform combinations available. But the ballyhooed uniform redesign revealed Tuesday also made one thing perfectly clear: The team belongs to the city. “Cleveland” in all caps is emblazoned across the chest Read More…