July 28, 2015

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Browns rookie Armonty Bryant apologizes, grateful to get yet another chance

BEREA – Armonty Bryant was worried his Browns career would be over before it began. He should’ve been. Following his arrest May 3 for driving under the influence in Ada, Okla., the Browns considered cutting ties with Bryant, the defensive end whom they drafted out of Division II East Central a week earlier in the Read More…

Browns Notes: Barkevious Mingo not hung up on weight, looks good in first practice

BEREA – Reporter: Do you think you’re skinny? Barkevious Mingo: A huge laugh, then an answer. “Naw, I think I’m just fine the way I am,” he said. Mingo’s weight has been a topic of discussion since he was drafted with the No. 6 pick. The volume was raised when he arrived in Cleveland with Read More…

Browns draft pick Armonty Bryant, who has past arrest for selling marijuana, hit with DUI

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When Armonty Bryant was drafted by the Browns in the seventh round April 27, he was asked about an arrest in college for selling marijuana twice to an undercover officer. He said he would take advantage of his second chance and not let anyone down. Now, he’s hoping for a third chance. And rookie minicamp Read More…

Brian Dulik: Just because Browns draft lacks pizzazz, doesn’t mean it’s not right way to go

If you live for the NFL Draft and all of its monotonous overhype, then the Browns definitely ruined your weekend. But if you place more importance on Cleveland actually winning games, then CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi deserve two hearty pats on the back. Instead of wasting midround picks — and salary-cap Read More…

Brian Dulik: Browns pick of Barkevious Mingo might seem safe, but that works just fine

New Browns outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo dressed the part Thursday night, arriving at the NFL Draft wearing a brown tie and an orange pocket square. The Louisiana State product also said the right things, telling Cleveland reporters, “I think I can be as good as I want to be — and I want to be Read More…

NFL Draft 2013: Oregon’s Dion Jordan hardly a Duck out of water when it comes to the 3-4

Dion Jordan has the body of an NBA small forward (6-foot-6, 248 pounds), the strides of a deer and the quick-twitch fibers of a sprinter (4.54 in the 40) and the motor of a supercharged V8. He’d be the result if a general manager asked a scientist to build a 3-4 outside linebacker. “When you’re Read More…

Browns’ depth gets boost with signing of tight end Kellen Davis, cornerback Chris Owens

The Browns added depth Friday at two positions of need. And they continue to explore outside linebackers. Tight end Kellen Davis and cornerback Chris Owens signed one-year deals, the team announced. Davis could challenge for a starting spot, joining Jordan Cameron, Gary Barnidge and Brad Smelley in the mix at tight end. Owens will compete Read More…

Two women file lawsuit against Browns running back Trent Richardson

Two women filed a civil lawsuit Friday claiming they were physically and verbally assaulted at the Columbia Station home of Browns running back Trent Richardson. The suit was filed against Richardson, his brother Terrell, his girlfriend and two other women for an incident Dec. 10. Attorney Leif B. Christman, who represents Krystal Jones and Kathleen Read More…

NFL combine: Browns CEO Joe Banner says finding a new QB not a high priority

INDIANAPOLIS — Brandon Weeden will get a second chance to prove he’s the quarterback that will close the gap in the AFC North and lead the Browns into playoff contention. CEO Joe Banner said Saturday he doesn’t expect to draft a quarterback in the first round and strongly indicated Weeden would return as the starter Read More…

New Browns coach Rob Chudzinski likes, but doesn’t love, quarterback Brandon Weeden

INDIANAPOLIS — For the first time since he got the job six weeks ago, Browns coach Rob Chudzinski opened up Friday about what he’s seen on film of quarterback Brandon Weeden. He likes the arm talent and potential, but still wasn’t willing to name Weeden the starter for 2013. The team plans a competition, and Read More…