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The Morning Hit–12/3/15

Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Johnny Manziel, left, and Austin Davis, center, talk beside offensive coordinator John DeFilippo in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Monday in Cleveland. Baltimore won 33-27. (AP)

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. 24 since ’99. After naming Austin Davis the Read More…

Browns Notes: Josh McCown admits he played through broken ribs, frustrated season cut short by broken collarbone

BEREA — Josh McCown stood in front of reporters with his right arm in a black sling and went through the litany of injuries that sabotaged his first season with the Browns, perhaps the best of his 13-year career. He suffered a concussion Week 1 on his helicopter dive for the goal line. He admitted Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns to start QB Austin Davis on Sunday vs. Bengals; Johnny Manziel to remain on the bench this week but could return to lineup soon

Davis-SLIDE

BEREA — No. 2 will spend a second straight week on the bench. Johnny Manziel remains in timeout, as coach Mike Pettine named Austin Davis the starter for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium. But Pettine sounded as if Manziel will start again this season. “These are two players that we both Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns QB Josh McCown done for season with broken collarbone; no decision on starter for Sunday vs. Bengals

BEREA — The Browns’ quarterback situation is up in the air — yet again. Coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday that starter Josh McCown fractured his collarbone Monday night in the 33-27 loss to the Ravens and will miss the final five games of the season. Pettine said he wasn’t ready to name a replacement for Read More…

WR Terrelle Pryor returning to Browns

Terrelle Pryor is coming back to the Browns. Pryor will sign with Cleveland today, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. Cleveland.com was first to report the move. Pryor was one of the big stories of training camp as he made the transition from quarterback to receiver. A hamstring limited him in the preseason but Read More…

The Morning Hit–12/1/15

Cleveland Browns quarterback Austin Davis (7) looks to pass against the Baltimore Ravens during an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP)

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. There’s a new one! If nothing else, the Read More…

Ravens 33, Browns 27: Cleveland loses on last play when field goal is blocked, returned for a TD

Davis-SLIDE

CLEVELAND — The Browns used two quarterbacks not named Johnny Manziel. They led for the first time since Nov. 1. They tied the game with 1:47 left as backup Austin Davis completed six straight passes, including a 42-yard touchdown to receiver Travis Benjamin. They lost as only the Browns can. Travis Coons, who had made Read More…

Dulik: Browns and their fans come up short

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For more than four decades, “Monday Night Football” was a prime-time spectacle and the highlight of every week in the NFL. When it made a rare visit to Cleveland, the excitement was palpable throughout downtown. Fans flocked to the lakefront many hours before kickoff — even those without tickets — because it was that big Read More…

Browns QB Johnny Manziel active for tonight’s game; CB Justin Gilbert will start; Hall of Famer Cris Carter with strong views on Manziel

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel will be wearing his No. 2 jersey tonight on the sideline against the Baltimore Ravens, as the Browns (2-8) made him active for “Monday Night Football” in a surprising move. But his chances of playing are slim, as he’ll be No. 3 on the depth chart. Josh McCown will start and Read More…

Browns-Ravens Pregame Update: 3 points of interest, 3 numbers to watch, the pick

THREE-POINT STANCE (Three points of interest in today’s game) MISSING PIECES All NFL teams are short-handed at this time of the season. Not many have suffered the severe injury losses of the Ravens. Quarterback Joe Flacco (torn knee ligaments) and running back Justin Forsett (broken arm) were lost for the season last week, bringing the Read More…