Where the Browns stand: Wide Receivers

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The Cleveland Browns finished another disappointing and dysfunctional season in 2015, ending the season tied for the worst record in the NFL at 3-13. This past season brought on a lot of change, including a whole new front office led by Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta and a new coaching staff led by head coach

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Travis Benjamin, Browns progressing on new deal

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The Browns appear to be in discussions with one of their key soon-to-be free agents.

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Johnny Manziel and the prevailing Cleveland Browns sadness

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Sports are supposed to be fun, aren’t they? Well, I am not getting enjoyment out of the impending Cleveland Browns cutting ties with Johnny Manziel. It’s a complex issue even given the clarity of being the right one for everyone involved. We’ve just seen so much in Cleveland and with so many different types of

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Josh Gordon applies for reinstatement

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Fingers crossed.

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Cleveland Browns, a complete disaster — WFNY Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories: No 7

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In the event you forgot some of this season’s lowlights…

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Browns ABC’s: Accidental Blue Chip Players, Week 12

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The Browns’ blue chippers need to come from the top of the draft — not hoping that someone like Terrelle Pryor turns into a Pro Bowler.

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More focus for Flash: Josh Gordon hustling through his suspension

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Though he can’t work out with his Cleveland Browns teammates, Josh Gordon appears to be staying on point.

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That New Year Smell: Browns-Jets Preview

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Including familiar faces, previous meetings, and the shared misery of Jets and Browns fans

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Josh Gordon not pleased that old DWI reports resurfaced

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I can’t say I was shocked when I first saw the hints of a brand new DWI report fly across my Twitter screen today involving Josh Gordon. I got a quick lesson in making assumptions. As it turns out, it was a surprise to everyone, especially suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who has had

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Terrelle Pryor working with Josh Gordon and Randy Moss in mission to become a receiver

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While Terrelle Pryor has faced a lot of skepticism in his football career, he seems very committed to making it as an NFL receiver. We recently saw Pryor showing off his workouts to improve his footwork. And now we’re getting pictures of some of the people that Terrelle Pryor is working with to try and

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Dwayne Bowe: I’m here to fill Josh Gordon’s shoes

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Football season is coming, folks. With the Fourth of July in the rearview and the Indians continuing their up-and-down year, one new Brown is eager to get on the field and show what he can do. Former Kansas City Chief Dwayne Bowe is among a host of new wide receivers hoping to make up for

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Joe Haden had “no idea” that Josh Gordon couldn’t drink

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Part of the reasoning behind the ongoing perspective that the Browns are dysfunctional is because of Josh Gordon’s well-publicized issues. Highlighting those issues further is that his latest transgression with the league over substance abuse occurred on the watch of his teammates and a former Browns coach, when Gordon drank on a private plane on the

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2015 NFL draft and free agency for the Browns with Lane Adkins – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-20

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Lane Adkins of The Orange and Brown report joined me to discuss all things Browns. He wasn’t on to promote anything in particular, but I’ve been a subscriber to the OBR for quite a while and I plugged it for him. Here’s the rest of the stuff we talked about. Where are the Cleveland Browns today

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Mike Pettine proves there’s an adult in the room

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Mike Pettine makes me re-think a lot of what I thought I knew about NFL teams and their public relations strategies. I’ve spent a lot of time wearing the same path in the same road based on my experiences watching Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, and Pat Shurmur stand in front of microphones with little ability

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Browns proposed trade to send Josh Gordon to Philadelphia for Nick Foles

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It isn’t a week in the NFL without some sort of Josh Gordon news hitting the wire. On Monday afternoon, word hit that trade that almost happened could have really changed the course of two franchises. According to ESPN.com’s Phil Sheridan, at the start of the 2013 season, the Browns offered wide receiver Josh Gordon to the

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Josh Gordon to file grievance against Browns

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Josh Gordon continues to be in the news. Recall the Browns receiver was suspended for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 17 contest, one that the team would go on to lose in typical Brownsian fashion. Nothing new, right? Au contraire. The difference here being that Gordon’s suspension put him under the six-game threshold needed to qualify

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National Signing Day, Josh Gordon’s suspension, and nicknames: While We’re Waiting…

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Welcome to Wednesday, Wiffnyers. Wiffnyers—that doesn’t quite work, does it? Wiffnyers, hmmm. Never mind for now; we’ll get back to that later. It’s National Signing Day, that special Wednesday in February when 18-year-olds across the country announce at which institutions of higher learning they will play football. I confess that I have not been following the latest recruiting news, nor

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Making sense of LeBron’s Cavs, plus Johnny Manziel and Josh Gordon – WFNY Podcast – 2015-02-03

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I called up Jack from WayneEmbrysKids and the Cavs Zine to discuss all the Cavs things that have gone on up to this point. Brian Windhorst’s report about Andrew Wiggins and LRMR Kevin Love’s struggles Kyrie Irving coming into his own The Kyrie 55-point night against Portland Mike Fratello’s Cavs The Cavs and what could have

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NFL suspends Josh Gordon for at least one year

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The NFL didn’t waste a lot of time getting down to business with regard to Josh Gordon. A statement from the NFL was pretty succinct. “Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Gordon’s suspension begins

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Josh Gordon: I’m not an addict

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Josh Gordon has been radio silent since word leaked of a potential suspension for all of 2015, but it turns out that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver was just waiting for the right time to shoot back at his critics. In a first-person piece written at Medium.com’s The Cauldron, Gordon takes on Charles Barkley, Cris

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