BROWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Cleveland Browns are close to keeping Jamie Collins

The Cleveland Browns may be able to turn their defense around after all. They are really young as a team in general, especially on that side of the ball. Building talent is obviously the goal going forward, and new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams may be resting a bit easier after the weekend. The reason for that is, according to cleveland.com Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot...
Via isportsweb.com
1 minute ago  |  Discuss

Are the Cleveland Browns close to resigning linebacker Jamie Collins?

The Cleveland Browns have two coveted free agents they would like to keep, linebacker Jamie Collins and wide receiver Terrelle Pryor. They could be close to a new deal with one of them. According to Jason LaCanfora of CBS sports, the Browns have made significant process on a new contract with Collins. The signing could happen as soon as this weekend. The Browns have made significant...
Via EndZoneScore
52 minutes ago

Browns nearing contract with linebacker Jamie Collins

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Browns are close to a contract agreement with linebacker Jamie Collins. The sides have been in talks for several days and were nearing a deal on Thursday night. The Browns acquired Collins in a mid-season trade with the New England Patriots, giving up a third-round pick for the former Pro Bowler. CBSSports.com first reported the Browns and Collins...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Cleveland Browns

In recent years, the Cleveland Browns have struggled to retain their head coaches for extended periods of time, much like their troubles with the quarterback position which explains the problematic state of the team. However, dating back to 1946, Cleveland has only had 19 head coaches in franchise history including one Hall of Fame player, one Hall of Fame coach, and at least one...
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper's 2017 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Browns taking DE Myles Garrett...and a running back?

Mel Kiper of ESPN released his first mock draft of the year on Thursday. With all of these mock drafts, we are treated to double the fun due to the Cleveland Browns having the No. 1 and No. 12 overall picks. However, does that fun last once you actually see who is projected to go to the Browns at those spots? Things started off as expected at No. 1 overall, falling in line with...
Via Dawgs By Nature
6 hours ago

Johnny Manziel has turned over a new leaf, and dammit, he means it this time

Former Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns quarterback (and also, TMZ front page magnet) Johnny Manziel went on a brief tweetstorm Thursday afternoon, clarifying some details about his autograph signing during Super Bowl week and seemingly attempting to repent for some of his past missteps. First, Manziel shot down the rumor that he would be charging $50 for a selfie during the autograph...
Via The Comeback
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: No need to overthink the No. 1 overall pick

The Cleveland Browns need to be smart for once and take the most talented player with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Cleveland Browns have yet another opportunity to draft a player who can help turnaround the franchise. Sound familiar? Going 1-15 and “earning” the No. 1 overall pick in […] Cleveland Browns: No need to overthink the No. 1 overall pick - Dawg...
Via Dawg Pound Daily
13 hours ago

Five personnel executives agree that Browns should take Myles Garrett at No. 1

Deshaun Watson? Mitch Trubisky? Myles Garrett? Trading down? The Cleveland Browns control their own destiny with the No. 1 overall pick, but earlier today, Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com polled five personnel executives to ask them what Cleveland should do with the pick. It was unanimous — all five said the team should select Garrett. The quotes from the executives included: ...
Via Dawgs By Nature
1 day ago

Cleveland Browns Set to Have About $107.46 Million in Cap Space

We present a full breakdown of the Cleveland Browns having the ninth most cap space in the NFL heading into the offseason. With the offseason starting to take shape, it's time to start thinking about the following things regarding the Cleveland Browns: The team's current salary cap situation. Using the franchise tag. Re-signing our own free agents. Releasing players to open...
Via Dawgs By Nature
1 day ago

Report: Manziel 'dead serious' about making NFL comeback

Johnny Manziel has done very little in recent months to indicate he is anywhere close to returning to the NFL, but he is apparently not ready to give up on his football career. According to a report from TMZ, sources close to Manziel say the former Cleveland Browns quarterback is “dead serious” about making an NFL comeback. Manziel has supposedly been trying to remain sober...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Expected to Release QB Robert Griffin III?

Robert Griffin III was hoping to turn his NFL career around with the Cleveland Browns this season, but that has not been the case. He suffered yet another injury that kept him out for the majority of the season and that could very well signal the end of his tenure with the Browns. According to ESPN’s Pat McManamon, the Browns are expected to release Griffin this coming offseason...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns to pursue Tyrod Taylor for 2017 QB

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor will likely be released by the team in the coming weeks, and it’s clear he didn’t really get a fair shake from the team. Reading the tea leaves, it sure looked like Taylor was Rex Ryan’s guy, and was one of the main reasons he was fired. Taylor’s Week 17 benching by the team speaks to that. The fact remains that Taylor had literally no NFL experience...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three defensive players the Cleveland Browns should sign for leadership

The Cleveland Browns need to improve their talent everywhere, and they have the most cap room availability of any team in the NFL at over $107 million. The priority is the upcoming draft; that’s how you a build a squad for the long-term. Savvy free agent signings can accelerate the rebuilding process of a young team and organization, though. I personally believe the Browns should...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Cleveland Browns pursue in free agency?

The Cleveland Browns real season has finally begun: The offseason. After going 1-15, the analytics-driven front office has a major task on schedule. Improve the team as fast as possible. There will be a tremendous amount of talk about the upcoming 2017 draft in which the Browns hold the 1st and 12th overall pick, as well as two additional second round selections, but the draft is...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hue Jackson not going to hire Art Briles

Hue Jackson is friendly with Art Briles and has had the former Baylor head coach visit the Cleveland Browns in a guest role, but that does not mean Jackson will be giving the coach a job with the team. After the Browns lost offensive coach Pep Hamilton to Michigan and fired their offensive line coach this week, some speculated that Jackson might try to hire Briles. But ESPN Cleveland’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns teammate explains why Terrelle Pryor is so disliked in the NFL

Not much went right for the Cleveland Browns this season. They won just one measly game, had yet another revolving door at quarterback and the defense was one of the worst in the NFL. For as bad as 2016 was, though, there was a bright spot: Terrelle Pryor.The quarterback-turned-receiver had a breakout year to the tune of 77 catches for 1,007 yards, becoming the second player in NFL...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Hue Jackson defends hiring Gregg Williams as Browns' DC

Gregg Williams will be the Cleveland Browns’ defensive coordinator in 2017. But according to his boss, head coach Hue Jackson, the most dubious part of Williams’ past will not come to Cleveland. #Browns Jackson on Williams: "We will not be having a Bountygate situation here in Cleveland. That's behind him.'' — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) January 8, 2017 In one respect...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns after Wade Phillips, Gregg Williams to coach defense

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly making a switch at defensive coordinator this offseason and are after a couple of big-name coaches to replace Ray Horton. According to Alex Marvez of Sporting News, the Browns have offered St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams the position and have also contacted Wade Phillips of the Denver Broncos. Source tells @sn_nfl that ...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns want a close look at Deshaun Watson, invite him to Senior Bowl

This might not register as much of a surprise, but the Cleveland Browns want a close look at one of this year’s top rookie quarterbacks, Deshaun Watson. With the Browns and Chicago Bears coaching the Senior Bowl this year, the former made a point to invite Watson to the game on the hopes he’d play under their staff. Pro Football Talk’s Zac Jackson shared the news: Savage extends...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns WR Corey Coleman accused of assault

When his agent released a statement denying any wrongdoing in an incident that had not been reported yet, most figured Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman was in trouble. Immediately after his agent released said statement, a report from ESPN suggests that Coleman has been accused of felonious assault for an alleged incident that took place on New Year’s Eve at his...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Joel parody names every Browns’ QB since their return in 1999

If you are a Cleveland Browns fan, don’t come any further. What you are about to see may be too painful to bear. The Browns have been a wreck since they came back into the league in 1999 after the original franchise moved to Baltimore. Whether former Browns’ owner Art Modell is entirely at fault is an another conversation completely, but the new Browns’ team is seemingly cursed...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns issue apology to season ticket holders for 1-15 season

Cleveland Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam offered a written apology to fans and season ticket holders for the team’s 1-15 season in 2016. From Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com: #Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam apologize to season ticket members in this letter today pic.twitter.com/mO3UtgsuOB — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) January 3, 2017 “With the close of the...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen to Steelers’ safety Mike Mitchell trying to lobby officials over a facemask call

Hot microphones are rarely a bad thing. Sure, they pick up the occasional profanity, but that’s a small price to pay for reactions like we got when Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell disagreed with a facemasking penalty Sunday. Here’s the play in question: That could certainly go either way. It looked like Mitchell had his facemask grabbed first, pushing his eyes away from the...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III backs Hue Jackson after Browns go 1-15

The Cleveland Browns may have gone 1-15 this season, but head coach Hue Jackson has the backing of quarterback Robert Griffin III. Hours after the Browns blew a 14-0 lead to a collection of Steelers backups and lost 27-24 in overtime, RG3 sent some tweets commending his team for not quitting despite their 0-14 start. He was especially supportive of embattled head coach Hue Jackson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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