What we learned from the Cleveland Browns loss to Tampa Bay

  The Cleveland Browns (0-3) remained winless in the inaugural preseason of head coach Hue Jackson after losing Friday night’s game to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) by a score of 30-13. The loss had very few highlights from the Browns other than the fact that it highlighted how long of a way the Browns have to go before they are a consistently competitive team. Here are some...
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Reality is not pretty for Cleveland Browns defense

The Cleveland have a lot of work to do on defense before the season opens on Sept. 11. But how much better can they really be? Early on in training camp, Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton described the team’s defense as being a  “kaleidoscope” of interchangeable parts. It was an interesting choice of words, although […] Reality is not pretty for Cleveland...
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12 hours ago

Hue Jackson on Browns’ offense: ‘I never said we’d be a juggernaut today, or yesterday”

Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson is the new guy in town, but it seems to be the same old problems for a team that seems to keep going through groundhog day season after season. The quarterback position is still in flux and the signal caller guru says he’s not going to panic just yet. “All of a sudden the sky is falling?” Jackson said, via “I don’t see that...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Browns coach Jackson doesn't think 'sky' falling on team

CLEVELAND (AP) Despite the penalties, sacks, missed tackles, dropped passes and everything else that went wrong for the Browns on Friday night in Florida, coach Hue Jackson isn't panicking. ''I don't think the sky is falling at all,'' he said Saturday. Maybe not, but it's looking dark and ominous. In what's supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the regular season, Cleveland's...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Griffin III And Josh Gordon Hook Up On Pair Of Deep Bombs

The football-loving free world has been wondering what Josh Gordon will look like when he finally steps back onto the game field. They've heard about his effortless grabs in practice, but practice is just practice. Anyone can look good in practice. But what about against an actual opponent?As it turns out, he still has it: Read more »
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: 6 offensive takeaways vs. the Buccaneers

The Cleveland Browns had a rough night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are some quick takeaways about what went right and wrong on offense. The Cleveland Browns demonstrated Friday night that they remain a work in progress as the offense struggled early and often against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in allowing eight sacks on […] Cleveland Browns: 6 offensive takeaways vs. the...
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1 day ago

Jameis Winston and Mike Evans absolutely crush the Browns

Cleveland Browns fans got to celebrate a couple of Josh Gordon highlights Friday night, as the oft-suspended wide receiver hooked up with RG3 on a couple of long passes.Then Browns fans went back to licking their wounds as Jameis Winston and Mike Evans absolutely crushed Cleveland's secondary in one half of work.Winston completed 16 of 25 passes for 259 yards and two TDs, including...
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1 day ago

Watch Browns punter completely give up on preseason play

Take a look at this pic of Adam Humphries' 73-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns.That's the Tampa Bay Bucs wide receiver scoring past a diving Marlon Moore. Not pictured? Punter Andy Lee.That's because Lee never tried to tackle Humphries. Or really even pursue him. Lee gave zero you-know-whats. Just watch him in the video below.Sure, some of us might call...
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2 days ago

Josh Gordon makes great TD catch on Robert Griffin deep pass

The Cleveland Browns might want to reconsider fielding offers from other teams about Josh Gordon. Since they’re probably only looking at a late-round draft pick for him anyway, the best move would probably be to keep him and hope the comeback story has a happy ending. And judging by what he did in Friday’s exhibition game against the Bucs, it looks like Gordon is off to a good...
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Cleveland Browns: Defense struggles in loss to Bucs

The Cleveland Browns fell to 0-3 this preseason after a 30-13 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday night. The NFL preseason is not a time when wins and losses matter, but it still sheds light on how a team is looking heading into the regular season. For the Cleveland Browns, things aren’t looking too good […] Cleveland Browns: Defense struggles in loss to Bucs - Dawg Pound...
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2 days ago

Browns wanted ‘second-round pick and then some’ for Gordon

The Cleveland Browns were reportedly interested in trading Josh Gordon after the star wide receiver was reinstated, but the asking price was too high. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Media, the Browns were seeking “a second-round pick and then some” from teams that inquired about Gordon. While Gordon’s talent is off the charts, you can understand why teams were hesitant...
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RG3 smooches girlfriend Grete Sadeiko during practice

Robert Griffin III and his new girlfriend, Florida State track and field star Grete Sadeiko, are not trying to hide their relationship from the public. Earlier this week, Griffin took a break from practice to go over and give Sadeiko a smooch right in front of fans during the Cleveland Browns’ joint practice with the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay. RG3 and his bae.
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Cleveland Browns ‘Not Looking to Trade’ Josh Gordon

Despite ongoing speculation that the Cleveland Browns are fielding calls for wide receiver Josh Gordon, the franchise reportedly remains adamant about retaining him. Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown submarined any rumors surrounding his oft-suspended wideout and claimed the reports stating they’ve received offers for Gordon are “probably a mischaracterization,”...
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AP source: Browns trading Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots. The sides agreed to the deal on Thursday, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade has not been finalized. first reported the deal. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6...
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RGIII getting more comfortable running Browns' offense

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Robert Griffin III doesn't want to get ahead of himself. The Cleveland Browns quarterback reiterated Wednesday that while he's getting increasingly more comfortable running his new team's offense, the transition is far from complete. ''It's just about being consistent every day,'' the fifth-year pro said after the Browns shared practice fields with the Tampa...
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Report: Josh Gordon will be restricted free agent after 2016

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will not be entering unrestricted free agency after the 2016 NFL season. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Gordon will become a restricted free agent—meaning his team, be it or the Browns or some other franchise—can control his rights for the 2017 season by issuing one of the three restricted tenders after this season. The...
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Report: Multiple teams interested in Josh Gordon, but Browns won’t trade him

After being suspended for more than a year, it didn’t seem like any team, including the Cleveland Browns, would want to put up with wide receiver Josh Gordon. But with Gordon reinstated, interest in the receiver seems to have changed. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, multiple teams have expressed interest in trading for Gordon. However, Schefter also reports that the Browns...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams interested in Josh Gordon, Browns won’t trade him

The Cleveland Browns finally have star wide receiver Josh Gordon back as he will hit the field in Week 5 after a four-game suspension. However, there seems to be a number of teams inquiring about a possible trade for the four-year veteran receiver. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that multiple teams are interested in trading for Gordon, but the Browns are sticking firm in keeping...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor continuing magical offseason comeback as a wideout

Terrelle Pryor came into the Cleveland Browns offseason program as a player that had little expectations after a first season at wide receiver that had little returns in 2015. Pryor receiving a limited role from the coaching staff in Cleveland last season, which in turn gave little glimpses of the former quarterback’s potential at a new position during his debut season as a wideout...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns updated depth chart includes Terrelle Pryor as starter

Even with Josh Gordon making his first appearance on the Cleveland Browns official depth chart, quarterback-turned-receiver Terrelle Pryor is still showing up as a starter. #Browns depth chart — Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) August 21, 2016 Following two consecutive stellar outings to open the preseason, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that Pryor’s...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Cleveland Browns first eight games

The NFL regular season is just a few short weeks away as the second week of teams’ preseason schedules are in the books. For the Cleveland Browns, the regular season hasn’t been kind to them since 1999. They have only been able to muster two winning records–9-7 in 2002 and 10-6 in 2007–with only one playoff appearance in that span. This season may be no different for the...
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Takeaways from the Cleveland Browns preseason loss to the Falcons

The Cleveland Browns remained winless (0-2) on the preseason dropping Thursday night’s game 24-13 against the Atlanta Falcons (2-0). Here’s a recap of some of the takeaways from the game on both sides of the ball. Defense looks lost Perhaps the most disappointing aspect of the night was the Browns defense. The Browns were among the worst defensive teams in the league over the...
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Terrelle Pryor Scored A 50-Yard Touchdown Last Night

Terrelle Pryor made just one catch in Thursday night’s preseason game. It was a good one. Terrelle Pryor, a 27-year-old wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns, scored a 50-yard touchdown early in the game against the Atlanta Falcons. Here’s the catch, on a throw from Robert Griffin III. RG3’s 50-Yard TD Pass To Terrelle Pryor…. #ATLvsCLE —...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cody Kessler throws first NFL pass for a TD

RG3 has been named the starting QB for the Cleveland Browns but former USC Trojan Cody Kessler might have something to say about that in the future….. Cody Kessler's very first NFL pass? Touchdown! #CLEvsGB — NFL (@NFL) August 13, 2016 Kessler went 2 for 2 for 15 yards with 1 TD in his debut but he also made the mistake of running out of the back of...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: RG3 and Terrelle Pryor connect on 49 yard pass

Check out this play as the new starting QB for the Cleveland Browns, Robert Griffin III, drops a long pass into a diving Terrelle Pryor. So this is a real thing:@RGIII drops a gorgeous 49-yard pass to @TerrellePryor #GBvsCLE — NFL (@NFL) August 13, 2016 So far in his NFL career, Pryor has caught just two passes. Maybe this is the year that changes.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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