Josh Gordon decision has been made according to Adam Schefter

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[Update: NFL Rules on Josh Gordon: Suspension Upheld, Browns Pissed] Adam Schefter is reporting that the Josh Gordon appeal decision has been made. Apparently the only thing left to decide is when to issue that judgement. Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when

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Cleveland Browns ranked 22nd in PFT’s preseason power rankings

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I have a tendency to obsess on power rankings when they’re out of whack in a bad way. That’s why I felt it necessary to talk about ESPN ranking the Browns dead last in their power rankings from May after this year’s NFL draft. It’s not that I think the Browns should be favored to

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“Smoke and Fire” or “Smoke and Mirrors”: While We’re Waiting

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My favorite time in the otherwise excruciating pre-NFL Draft season is the period where wannabe GMs and 140-character analysts attempt to read between the lines of coach and general manager quotes to decipher just who their favorite team is going to draft. This stage is in full swing now that Mike Pettine and Ray Farmer have gone

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Browns have “no comment” on Lombardi’s Browns documents

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Is it a big deal that recently ousted Browns employee Michael Lombardi was seen at the NFL combine with documents emblazoned with Cleveland Browns logos? The answer is that none of us have any clue. It certainly seems less than ideal for the Browns, but whether or not it is an actual impropriety or not

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Colt McCoy agrees to pay cut, wins backup spot for 49ers

It may not have much to do with the Cleveland Browns anymore, but I still love following the news about former Browns that we pinned hopes and dreams to at various times. Colt McCoy has apparently been named the backup to Colin Kaepernick in San Francisco as of yesterday, but that wasn’t the real news

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NFL News: Officials poised to crack down on celebrations

Pro Football Talk notes reports from both Vikings and Panthers camps that officials have specifically mentioned ball-spinning as celebrations that could draw 15-yard flags this season. In instances like this, the NFL isn’t necessarily creating new rules as much as it is making a point about enforcement or interpretation of existing rules. In a lot

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Raiders sign former Browns safety Usama Young

The connections between the Raiders and Browns seem to keep getting stronger, or at least more strongly anecdotal. First the report that the Raiders badly wanted to keep Desmond Bryant, whom the Browns signed in free agency. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Raiders have signed former Browns safety Usama Young. Details of

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Cleveland Browns current cap space $28.7 million

The Browns got busy this off-season with Desmond Bryant and Paul Kruger on reasonably large deals. They followed that up with a few more smaller signings, but it hasn’t come anywhere close to exhausting the space the Browns have available. According to Mike Florio and his cohorts at ProFootballTalk, the Cleveland Browns still have $28.7

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Rob Chudzinski talks about Weeden, Desmond Bryant, and the Browns off-season

Rob Chudzinski went on Pro Football Talk’s “PFT Live” this week and had a few quotable quotes… On the organization in place right now… “From the short amount of time that I’ve been here with Jimmy Haslam, Joe Banner, Mike Lombardi and the rest of the people in the organization, it’s an exciting time. There’s

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Browns up to No. 22 in the PFT power rankings

Pro Football Talk says the Browns are going to “blow their chance at another top-five pick” in proclaiming that the Browns are currently the 22nd best team in the NFL. Power rankings are for entertainment purposes only, of course, but it is at least a little bit of fun for Browns fans to see their

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PFT: Banner Hopes for Long-Term Leadership Stability

New Browns CEO Joe Banner joined Pro Football Talk’s live video spot Friday for an exclusive interview talking about his plans for the franchise. In Mike Florio’s summary on the 15-minute-long video, he shared this highlight on Banner’s hope that after possible offseason changes, the Browns leadership remains the same for the long-run: Banner also

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NFL Rumor: Joe Haden took Adderall as a Las Vegas ‘pick-me-up’

From mysterious Twitter rumors to possible NFL review and “no comment,” we’re continuing to see more buzz on the Internet about the alleged Joe Haden drug suspension story. This time, the word from a Pro Football Talk league source yesterday is that the reason for Haden’s failed test is “pick-me-up” Adderall use during an offseason

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Richardson and Browns Reportedly Negotiating

Mary Kay Cabot is reporting that the Browns and Trent Richardson’s agent Jimmy Sexton are in the same physical space and negotiating a contract. The only possible sticking point left could be “offset language.” As we’ve discussed previously, the money shouldn’t be an issue anymore now that Andrew Luck and RG3 have both signed ahead

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PFT: Browns 4th with $18.5 million left in cap space

Now that the dust has settled from the last round of free agency, Pro Football Talk has calculated how much cap space that teams have remaining as we head toward the draft and free agency continues. Here are the top ten according to their calculations. Bengals:  $20.5 million. Jaguars:  $20.2 million. Seahawks:  $18.9 million. Browns: 

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Controversies Sell Better Than Corrections

Thanks to the quiet of the bye week in Browns town, the Peyton Hillis “story” was big news all week long.  It cluttered the airwaves at 92.3 WFAN and even Adam the Bull couldn’t help but say that teams should keep stuff like this “in house” but that he was glad they didn’t because it

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