September 3, 2015

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Browns Notes: WR Terrelle Pryor frustrated by missed time, but has “burning desire” to play in preseason

BEREA — Receiver Terrelle Pryor’s lingering hamstring injury cost him precious time on the field and with his son. His frustration was obvious as he talked to reporters Thursday, but he said it hasn’t gotten the best of him. “It’s making me, not angry, but I have that burning desire like I want to get Read More…

Browns coach Mike Pettine says QB Johnny Manziel won’t play in final 2 preseason games as he battles elbow soreness

BEREA — Johnny Manziel’s preseason is over at the halfway point. Manziel didn’t throw for the fourth straight day Thursday with a sore right elbow. Coach Mike Pettine ruled him out for the game at Tampa Bay on Saturday and the finale Thursday in Chicago. “Just given the short week and not wanting to put Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns QB Johnny Manziel may be shut down for week with sore elbow; team discussing adding QB

BEREA — Johnny Manziel’s right elbow is still barking. So he still isn’t throwing. Which is troubling for a quarterback. Manziel made a couple of soft tosses with his left hand during warm-ups and handed off with the right. But that was the extent of his action Wednesday afternoon during the half-hour of practice open Read More…

You’ve gotta have Hartline: Ohio product provides leadership to receiving corps

Brian Hartline

BEREA — Brian Hartline is the third-highest-paid wide receiver on the Browns. In all, there are 16 players on the roster who will earn more than his $3 million salary. Given those numbers, one could make a strong argument that Hartline gave Cleveland more bang for its buck than anyone else during training camp. The Read More…

Browns: Johnny Manziel sidelined again by sore elbow

BEREA — Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo believes Johnny Manziel’s unorthodox throwing motion contributed to his sore right elbow. The backup quarterback was unable to practice Monday because of the injury, which flared up one day earlier at training camp. “You see a three-quarter release sometimes and that puts a lot of pressure on the Read More…

Browns notes: Cornerback Justin Gilbert failing to impress

BEREA — Cornerback Justin Gilbert was a major disappointment — on and off the field — during his rookie year with the Browns. The No. 8 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft was inactive for two of the final five games, angering team officials with his immaturity and lack of professionalism. Based on the Read More…

The Morning HIt–8/24/15

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 its becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. With that being said, let’s hit it. Dead arm Johnny? It might not seem like Read More…

Browns QB Johnny Manziel has sore elbow again, likely to miss practice Monday

BEREA — A sore right elbow has temporarily put Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel on ice. The second-year pro, who has made steady progress throughout training camp, had his practice end prematurely Sunday when the injury flared up. Manziel completed a deep pass to rookie wide receiver Josh Lenz, but immediately turned toward the sideline Read More…

Browns WR Dwayne Bowe, RB Duke Johnson downplay time missed with injuries, confident will make an impact in Week 1

Dwayne Bowe

BEREA — Veteran receiver Dwayne Bowe and rookie running back Duke Johnson were placed in prominent roles when the coaching staff gathered in the offseason to discuss what the offense would look like in the regular season. So coach Mike Pettine and coordinator John DeFilippo were glad to see the pair of newcomers back on Read More…

Browns Notes: Running game gains traction with Terrance West leading way

The Browns’ running game showed signs of life Thursday night in the 11-10 loss to the Bills. That’s a welcome change after a difficult start to training camp and the preseason. “Did some good things,” coach Mike Pettine said Friday on a conference call. “I thought Terrance (West) ran well. There were a couple 2- Read More…