Browns considering former Buckeye Ted Ginn Jr

Ted Ginn Jr.

In the day where players tend to be better recruiters than their coaches, could Donte Whitner have enough pull to get fellow Clevelander Ted Ginn Jr. to be the next member of the Cleveland Browns? According to multiple reports, Whitner has been in talks with head coach Mike Pettine about adding the veteran receiver to

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Browns showing interest in free agent DE Adrian Clayborn

Adrian Clayborn Cleveland Browns

Is Mike Pettine’s defense going to get another weapon? According to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler, thems the hopes as the team is reportedly interested in former Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Here’s Fowler’s report: His name was mentioned in Browns circles during last week’s combine talks. The idea is Clayborn is a talented former first-rounder whose

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Mike Pettine proves there’s an adult in the room

Mike Pettine Cleveland Browns

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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Jimmy Haslam says everything is perfectly fine in Berea

Jimmy Haslam Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns majority owner Jimmy Haslam spoke with the team’s local beat contingent for roughly 50 minutes on Wednesday afternoon, discussing the flurry of news that has occurred during the still-young offseason. While details and quotes and all kinds of warm and fuzzy feelings will likely hit the wire sooner than later, Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot tweeted

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Josh Gordon to file grievance against Browns

Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns

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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Browns may kick the tires on Michael Oher

Michael Oher

The Cleveland Browns are all set on the blind side as long as Joe Thomas is ambulatory, but they have struggled to find a top-flight right tackle to bookend the offensive line. Mitchell Schwartz has been inconsistent on the right side, and it’s no secret that the Browns would like to shore up that position.

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Kyle Shanahan gave the Browns a 32-point presentation on why he wanted out

Kyle Shanahan Cleveland Browns

Have you ever heard of a young, well-compensated offensive coordinator who was out of a job as little as a year earlier corralling his superiors and providing them with a 32-point presentation on why the team should let him out of his contract? Well, if not: Welcome to Berea! Take it away, CBS Sports’ Jason

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LeBron on Johnny Manziel: “I want him to get better”

LeBron James Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel has checked himself into a treatment center and his friend and confidant LeBron James supports the quarterback’s decision. Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent win over the Philadelphia 76ers, James briefly discussed the news that hit the wire early Monday morning. Via Cleveland.com: “I haven’t talked to him,” James told reporters. “I found out

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Cleveland Browns have third most cap space in 2015

Joe Haden Cleveland Browns

Your Cleveland Browns have been paying plenty of money to keep their own free agents and garner the services of others in recent years, but they’re still healthy in terms of the salary cap. Joe Haden pulls into the lead position in terms of cap hits at $11.7 million in 2015 followed closely by Joe

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Josh Gordon: I’m not an addict

Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns

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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Browns to interview Kevin O’Connell for QB Coach

Cleveland Browns Kevin O'Connell

Kevin O’Connell, a former third-round pick of the New England Patriots, is meeting with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Not to be confused with the actor who played “E” on Entourage, O’Connell has a history not just with Browns head coach Mike Pettine, but impending second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel. The 29-year-old O’Connell appeared in

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PFF: Browns are five players away from contention

Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas

The Cleveland Browns fizzled down the stretch in 2014, leaving a sour player in the mouths of many fans. Fear not, however, as the folks over at Pro Football Focus have determined that this team is a mere five players away from being in the mix for the Vince Lombardi trophy. According to PFF, 40

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ESPN report on Johnny Manziel paints a putrid picture

Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel may still have a shot at being the quarterback of the future for the Cleveland Browns, but it would take an unprecedented turn of events for those No. 2 jerseys to have any kind of value beyond 2015. In a recent report from ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler and Pat McManamon, more than 20 sources—some

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Browns reach out to Brian Hoyer to discuss new contract

Brian Hoyer Cleveland Browns

So, about that whole benching thing… The Cleveland Browns, who find themselves in one of the worst quarterback situations in the entire NFL, have reportedly reached out to impending free agent Brian Hoyer in attempt to gauge interest in re-signing with the team. From ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler: “We’ve left the door open both ways,” said

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John DeFilippo discusses (more) change in Berea, has no idea who his quarterback will be

John DeFelippo Cleveland Browns

John DeFilippo sat under the lights of the Dino Lucarelli media room in Berea, Ohio, officially becoming the Cleveland Browns’ 15th offensive coordinator in their 17 seasons since the return in 1999. Joining the Browns after his second year of interviews with the franchise, it’s assumed that the man they call “Flip” actually wants to be

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Manziel finishes in top 10 in Dick’s Sporting Goods jersey sales

Johnny Manziel Jersey

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel saw his No. 2 jersey finish among the top five in NFL sales according to Dick’s Sporting Goods, landing behind Denver’s Peyton Manning, Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck, Seattle’s Russell Wilson and Carolina’s Luke Kuechly. Following the 2014 NFL Draft, Manziel was the best-selling jersey in the league, reportedly providing 55

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Browns had sixth-best offensive line in 2014

Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas

The Cleveland Browns may have not been able to run the ball down the stretch, and their quarterback play left plenty to be desired. But if the team has anything on which to hang their hat when searching for a new offensive coordinator over the coming weeks, it’s that they have one of the best

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Tony Grossi provides update on Cleveland Browns texting habits

Mike Pettine Cleveland Browns Johnny Manziel

So it appears that there may not have been texts sent from front office members to coaches after all. Though reports have circulated claiming that members of the Browns front office were sending text messages that were critical of play calling and personnel decisions, ESPNCleveland.com’s Tony Grossi reports that said texts were between front office members

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TFLN: NFL to look into Cleveland Browns texting fiasco

Cleveland Browns Texting

The Cleveland Browns are without an offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, but can now welcome a few league executives as the team is being investigated for the text message situation that was reported late last week. According to ESPN.com, texting would be a violation of the NFL’s rules prohibiting electronic communication during games and if

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