Terrelle Pryor is going to give “slash-player deal” a chance

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Have you been struggling to imagine former Ohio State standout Terrelle Pryor as anything other than a quarterback? Well, don’t worry: He has been too. After being picked up on waivers by the Browns early last week, Pryor is coming around to the idea of moving into a wide receiver role. “I’m going to give this

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Mike Evans blames Josh McCown for only catching 12 touchdowns

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans hauled in 68 passes for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns, but says Josh McCown kept him from being even better. In an interview with USA TODAY, Evans, when comparing himself to New York’s Odell Beckham Jr., had the following to say: “The quarterback would just look me off,

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Joe Lull on 92.3 morning show shakeup and Indians accountability – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-29

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Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes Joe Lull came back on the podcast and discussed a lot of things going on. We discussed the shakeup at 92.3 the Fan that saw Chuck Boom leave the station. We talked a little bit about the Cavs, Browns and the Indians as well. Here’s a more detailed list

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LeBron James opts out, plus boring sports talk and movie talk – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-29

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Dave finally finished his haircut and he and I got to podcast about some things… Click here to download the podcast directly as an MP3 LeBron James opts out and what it does and doesn’t mean for the Cavs LeBron holding the Cavaliers accountable J.R. Smith and the question about keeping him The boring Browns

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Kevin Love opts out, Corey Kluber just can’t win, Terrelle Pryor and Johnny Manziel – WFNY Podcast – 2015-06-27

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Note: Apologies for the buzzing sound on my mic. To download the podcast directly, here’s a link to the MP3 file Andrew was available to chat today and I have been itching to crack a mic on all the things that we seem to be talking about, that in my estimation aren’t worth talking about.

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Oh Danny boy, oh Danny boy, we love you so

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The NFL held the annual Rookie Symposium in Aurora, Ohio the week of June 22, 2015. The star of that symposium — at least in my mind as I have not been shy about my affinity for the defensive tackle — was the 2015 NFL Draft’s number 12 overall pick, Danny Shelton, who continues to balance

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Final weekend to catch the WRHS 1964 Browns exhibit

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Going into the NBA Finals, I knew that I would not allow my future happiness, even a few days’ worth, to be dependent on the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA championship. I figured out long ago that it was a bad idea for my peace of mind to be reliant on my local sports teams’

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Josh McCown is not a mannequin

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This just in: Josh McCown is not a mannequin. He is an actual human, American football player. It’s true! If you get an opportunity to attend a Cleveland Browns practice, you can see him moving about or throwing the football. He’s a big dude, 6-foot-4, 218 pounds. There are only a handful of Browns players 6-4

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Joe Haden, Joe Thomas, and Tashaun Gipson among NFL’s top 100 players

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During the last few weeks, the NFL Network has released their top 100 players for the 2015 season and three Cleveland Browns made the list: Cornerback Joe Haden (No. 23), left tackle Joe Thomas (No. 25), and safety Tashaun Gipson (No. 67). The top Browns player on the list, Haden is one of the faces

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Draft Thoughts, Bonnaroos, and Blind Melons: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Thursday, Cleveland, Ohio (original); Cleveland, Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Mexico; and Cleveland, Wherever the Hell You Live (not to be confused with Cleveland, Alabama, which has no figurative connection to Cleveland, Ohio).1 May your day be wonderful and full of Ws. Continue to colonize the earth in the name of Cleveland. (We’re

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Manziel, Pryor, Chemistry, and Offseason Daydreams

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When I was a sophomore in high school, I was not a good chemistry student. I imagine I wouldn’t be any better now, but I was particularly not good then, and that’s when I was being graded on it. Fifteen turned out to be a rough year, what with the acne and the unpredictable distribution of

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Cleveland Browns claim Terrelle Pryor off of waivers

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Ohio State Buckeyes always make for the best (worst?) Cleveland Browns rumors in the draft and in free agency. Now, a prominent former Buckeye is apparently coming to the Cleveland Browns according to Pro Football Talk’s Twitter page. The Cleveland Browns put in a waiver claim on Terrelle Pryor and they’ve been granted rights to

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R.I.P. Johnny Football: 2012-2015

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On Tuesday June 16, 2015, the City of Cleveland — as well as America and the world — lost a beloved dynamic personality, but may have gained a quarterback. Sometime between a dreary and uninspired effort against the Baltimore Ravens in the waning hours of 2014 and last week’s organized team activities, Cleveland Browns mega-persona

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Browns DC O’Neil: “No one is guaranteed anything” on defense

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With the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season over and the Indians still scuffling, it may be high time to turn an eye toward football season. The Browns had a relatively quiet NFL Draft, selecting linemen Danny Shelton and Cameron Erving in the first round rather than a high-profile star like one of the previous year’s first-rounders, Johnny Manziel. While

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Are the Browns better? Friday Five and more: While We’re Waiting

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It’s Friday and if nothing else, the Cavaliers’ departure from the 2015 NBA Playoffs – while a couple wins short – has given me a bit of normalcy with my sleep schedule. Here’s to silver linings, I guess. Hope this gets you off to a great weekend. Let’s go. Are the Browns better? I’ve decided

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Video: Johnny Manziel says “Johnny Football probably took over me”

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Johnny Manziel is no stranger to saying the right things. It’s always the “doing” part that’s tripped up the second-year quarterback from Texas A&M. The only time I can think of where Johnny backed up his words with action was when he spent the off-season in rehab after calling himself out in front of the

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Browns sign last remaining unsigned draft pick, inking third-round RB Duke Johnson

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The Browns have now signed all of their 2015 rookie draft picks after completing their deal with running back Duke Johnson on Tuesday. Johnson was the final 2015 rookie draft pick who remained unsigned by the Browns. Johnson was the team’s third-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of Miami (FL). The contract

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The Browns are ready to shoot Mike Pettine… with paintballs

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In his second year with the Browns, Mike Pettine took his team on another team-building exercise. Last year, he took them to the movies. That probably made sense in the same year that Kevin Costner portrayed a Cleveland Browns executive as Sonny Weaver in the movie Draft Day. The team-building exercise came back this year,

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Johnny Wrasslin: Manziel featured, taunted on WWE Raw

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Something’s been missing from the Cleveland sporting landscape. The Cavs are in the Finals, and that’s cool. The Indians just called up Francisco Lindor; that’s cool too. Still, there’s been a void, something I can’t quite put my finger on. Wait. I got it. WHERE’S JOHNNY? He’s in Cleveland, and last night he attended WWE’s

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Report: Browns safety Tashaun Gipson signed second-round tender

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Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl safety Tashaun Gipson has made it known that he wants to rejoin the Browns. Although Gipson had been looking for a long-term deal, on Friday afternoon he signed the Browns’ tender offer , which is worth $2.356 million for one year. In a contract standoff with the Browns, Gipson missed voluntary

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