May 1, 2016

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Commentary: Browns’ best plan for finally winning is to tank, keep losing awhile longer

Let’s just throw it out there. Are the Browns tanking? That’s a loaded question, because it immediately gets us into philosophically murky waters. Although, there’s probably no more symbolic place to be for the Browns, who have been in over their heads since their return to the NFL in 1999. Now, however, with this year’s Read More…

Robert Griffin III visits Browns as they continue to explore QB options

The Browns missed out on a chance to acquire quarterback Robert Griffin III when he entered the league in 2012. They are showing interest again as Griffin tries to resurrect his career. Griffin, a free agent, visited the Browns on Saturday, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. He met with coach Hue Jackson and Read More…

Browns CB Joe Haden has ankle surgery, expected to return during training camp

Joe Haden had a lot of bad luck in 2015. This year hasn’t started much better. The Browns announced Friday their No. 1 cornerback had surgery Wednesday on his left ankle. He’s expected to resume football activities during training camp in the summer and “should be ready” for the start of the regular season in Read More…

Browns: Safety Rahim Moore signs 1-year deal, looking to revive career

Safety Rahim Moore is grateful for a fresh start with the Browns as he tries to revive his career. Moore officially signed Thursday after agreeing to terms Wednesday on a one-year deal. He’s entering his sixth season and has started 54 games, but he was benched midway through last season by the Texans, made inactive Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/17/16

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. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Everybody knows that today Read More…

Browns cut veteran Karlos Dansby, sign Demario Davis in swap of inside linebackers

Out with the old, in with the younger and cheaper. The Browns completed their overhaul at inside linebacker Wednesday by releasing 34-year-old Karlos Dansby and signing 27-year-old Demario Davis. Craig Robertson, who started alongside Dansby, is a free agent and taking visits elsewhere, with 2014 third-round pick Christian Kirksey expected to take his spot in Read More…

Browns Notes: WR Dwayne Bowe released; caught 5 passes, made $9 million

Receiver Dwayne Bowe caught five passes, was a healthy scratch eight times and made $9 million in his lone season with the Browns. The numbers tell the tale of one of the biggest free agent disappointments in Cleveland sports history. The ugly year ended Wednesday when Bowe was released. He was paid $1.8 million per Read More…

Browns agree to terms with ILB Demario Davis

The Browns have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent inside linebacker Demario Davis, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram on Wednesday morning. Davis, who spent his first four years in the league with the Jets, visited the Browns on Tuesday. The contract is reportedly for two years and $8 million with Read More…

Ingraham: Manziel’s legacy is party till we puke

His vow: to wreck the league. His legacy: he wrecked himself. He wrecked himself, demolished his career and helped drag a franchise that was already in the sewer further still into the abyss. All that in less than 24 months. Talk about making an impact. And so the deed is done. Jonathan Paul Manziel, serial Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns waive Johnny Manziel, officially cut ties with troubled QB less than two years after drafting him No. 22

The promise was intoxicating, the excitement palpable when the Browns drafted Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel on May 8, 2014. Fans waited for the team shop to open to buy their No. 2 jerseys, lined up at team headquarters to get a glimpse and jammed phone lines to buy thousands of season tickets. Manziel was Read More…