May 24, 2016

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Browns rookie minicamp: QB Cody Kessler feels connection with Hue Jackson, believes he can excel under veteran coach

BEREA — Quarterback Cody Kessler sat down with numerous teams and coaches before the NFL Draft. But a March meeting in Browns coach Hue Jackson’s office made the deepest impression. “Sometimes just as a player you can kind of feel, ‘OK, this is a coach I know I can play for,’” Kessler, a third-round pick Read More…

Commentary: Jackson wants fans to trust him with Kessler pick — but it might not be blind faith

BEREA — Browns quarterback Cody Kessler was a third-round pick and the No. 93 overall selection in the NFL Draft. Though the Southern California product was not considered a strong prospect around the league, Cleveland views him as a long-term keeper. And in the short-term, Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown shouldn’t get too comfortable Read More…

Browns defend trade, direction; coach Hue Jackson: We will get this right, I promise you

BEREA — Coach Hue Jackson dismissed the doubts, scoffed at the skepticism and countered the criticism the Browns received for trading the No. 2 pick. “We will get this right, I promise you,” he said Thursday. The new regime, led by executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown, traded the chance to land a highly Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns deal No. 2 pick to Eagles, choose more picks over QB

The Browns have a roster full of holes, as it ranks among the worst in the NFL. They have quarterback Robert Griffin III, a former rookie of the year who’s only 26 years old and is trying to revive his career. So the new front office and coaching staff, only months into their tenures, decided Read More…

Browns: Sashi Brown says Josh Gordon has ‘bright future’ but doesn’t promise return to team

Browns executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown believes suspended receiver Josh Gordon still has a “bright future” despite another failed drug test, but made no promises the Browns would welcome him back if he’s permitted re-entry to the league. The NFL denied Gordon’s application for reinstatement Tuesday and he remains on the indefinite Read More…

QB Josh McCown not worrying about uncertain future with Browns, would like to compete with Robert Griffin III

Quarterback Josh McCown knows his days with the Browns could be numbered, but he won’t jump to any conclusions or change his approach. “Right now, it’s come in and compete and show up, so that’s what I’ll do,” McCown said Thursday on “PFT Live.” “If that changes, that changes, and I’ll go to that next Read More…

If Browns draft a QB, Robert Griffin III says he’ll compete, take him under wing

The signing of Robert Griffin III gives the Browns a quarterback who’s won a division title, has a rocket arm and impressive potential. It also begs a question: How does it affect the Browns’ plans for the No. 2 pick in the draft April 28? Before Griffin, the overwhelming assumption was the Browns would select Read More…

Lots of QB love: Browns coach Hue Jackson playing it cool, heaps praise on Robert Griffin III, top two draft prospects

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Browns coach Hue Jackson had high praise for Robert Griffin III. And Jared Goff. And Carson Wentz. Cleveland’s search for a franchise quarterback could come down to a competition between RG3 and one of the two rookies this summer. Of course, the Browns would have to sign Griffin and draft Goff Read More…

Browns brass says trading for a veteran quarterback doesn’t mean team couldn’t still take another QB high in the draft

BOCA RATON, FLA. — Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown suggested Monday the possibility of the team signing free-agent quarterback Robert Griffin III is much more likely than it trading for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Brown also said acquiring a veteran quarterback wouldn’t preclude the organization from drafting a quarterback high April Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/21/16

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. RG3 to the Browns? Robert Griffin III visited Read More…