The good and the not-so-good for the Browns through two preseason games

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Injuries, inconsistencies and third-down defense have plagued the Browns, but it hasn’t been *all* bad.

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“Thumbs up on Danny Shelton”: Browns coaches talk injuries, attitudes, and outlooks

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The injuries are nagging, but Danny Shelton is one, gigantic silver lining.

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The injury bug returns to the Browns, hitting Terrelle Pryor and Justin Gilbert

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As if the Browns needed more injuries to their battered and bruised roster, receiver Terrelle Pryor and cornerback Justin Gilbert missed all of and the majority of, respectively, Tuesday’s final joint practice with the Buffalo Bills at St. John Fisher College. Pryor was held out of practice due to a sore hamstring he had injured

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Terrelle Pryor among Browns back at Saturday’s lax practice

Quarterback turned wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, who missed the Browns preseason opener against the Washington Redskins last Thursday, was back at practice in Berea Saturday. Pryor had been turning heads in Browns training camp before a hamstring injury forced him out of action. Joe Thomas, defensive lineman Billy Winn, and running back Luke Lundy were

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Good news, everyone! “Nothing significant” injury-wise for Browns in first preseason game

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“Nothing significant on the injury front to report,” Browns head coach Mike Pettine said to lead off his statement to the media after the Cleveland Browns completed their first preseason game of the 2015 NFL season. There might not be a better statement that a NFL head coach can make at the conclusion of a

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Josh Gordon not pleased that old DWI reports resurfaced


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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Johnny Manziel’s future, plus previewing the Browns first pre-season game – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-10


I went solo again to talk about the Cleveland Browns. Namely, I wanted to talk about Johnny Manziel and his future with the Browns even as a backup quarterback. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! At what point is Johnny Manziel’s future with the Browns at risk? What about Justin Gilbert? Will

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Could Josh Lenz be this year’s Taylor Gabriel?

Terrelle Pryor may be getting most of the hype, but while he sits on the sidelines nursing an injured hamstring, a wide receiver by the name of Josh Lenz is quietly sneaking into the picture for the Cleveland Browns pass-catching corps. If you saw any play from last week’s Orange and Browns scrimmage, it was

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Cleveland Browns Training Camp No. 65

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Each year as the Cleveland Browns training camp gets underway, I recall the trips with my dad and brother to Hiram College to watch some of the practice sessions. That would have been around 1960. Hiram was the site of the Browns’ training camp from 1952 to 1974 after being located at Bowling Green State University

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Straight Outta Cleveland: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Monday, loyal WFNYers. I hope this edition of While We’re Waiting… finds you well and good on such a lovely Monday morning. How ’bout them Indians, eh? Assuming you’re still paying attention, you were treated to quite the weekend—one which we’ll have lots more on coming up. But in the meantime, you should make

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Donte Whitner, Brian Hartline, and Terrelle Pryor reflect on being back in the Horseshoe

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Many things have changed since Cleveland Browns safety Donte Whitner, wide receiver Brian Hartline, and former-quarterback turned wide receiver Terrelle Pryor last played in Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio (The Horseshoe), but they appeared to love being back to their old stomping grounds. Former Buckeyes, Whitner and Hartline have continued to keep their eyes on

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Browns Take Columbus: Scrimmage at The Shoe

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On Friday, the Cleveland Browns will hold their Orange and Brown scrimmage at Ohio Stadium — colloquially known as The Shoe — in Columbus, Ohio, with the hopes of appeasing Columbus fans of the team and perhaps winning over some new ones. Since Columbus is at a crossroads of several franchises when it comes to

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Cleveland Browns Training Camp Day 5: In Pictures

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Terrelle Pryor tossed a touchdown pass to Travis Benjamin, and Joe Haden took the day off, but it would be the defense who would ultimately go on to win the camoflogue jerseys for the next day’s practice. Here’s a look at some of the action from Tuesday’s Cleveland Browns training camp in Berea.

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Browns running trick plays for Terrelle Pryor?

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Just days after Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer stated that Terrelle Pryor’s quarterback skills would not play a role in his ability to make the team’s 53-man roster, offensive play-calling in Berea put No. 87’s old ways on display as the former Ohio State quarterback-turned-Browns wide receiver not only let loose from the backfield,

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2015 Browns Position Previews: Wide Receivers

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Training camp is in full swing with Browns getting closer and closer to taking the field for their first preseason game. Over the last several weeks, I have looked at most of the positions of the 2015 Cleveland Browns. I previewed every group on the defense and looked at the offensive line, running backs, and tight

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Will Johnny Manziel be good enough to be the Browns’ backup plan?

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The real question about Johnny Manziel is whether he’s even the best backup quarterback the Cleveland Browns have. It’s a conundrum for the Browns as they look for their best and most strategically advantageous 53-man roster. The only thing worse than a first-round quarterback who isn’t ready to start is a first round quarterback who isn’t even

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Rooting for Terrelle Pryor, an abbreviated While We’re Waiting…


Happy Tuesday, WFNY! It is officially August (well, it’s been August for a few days now, but this is the first day of August for my edition of WWW). August is a tricky month for me. I don’t really like the weather in August. I don’t like the sports in August. It seems like a

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Cleveland Browns Training Camp Day 4: In Pictures

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The Cleveland Browns broke out some digital camo uniforms, Pierre Desir ran with the first-string defense, and quarterback-turned-wide receiver Terrelle Pryor continued to impress fans in attendance. Here’s a look at some of the sights from Day 4 of Cleveland Browns training camp in Berea.

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It’s early but: Terrelle Pryor is continuing to impress

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It’s early, it’s early, it’s early. There are enough training camp stories warranting grains of salt for Morton to open a new facility near FirstEnergy Stadium. Everyone looks like a Pro Bowler after a few days at practice. So perhaps it’s a bit silly to get caught up in every other quote. All that said:

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Cleveland Browns Training Camp Day 1: In Pictures

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It was a balmy 90 degrees in Berea on Thursday for Day 1 of the 2015 Cleveland Browns Training Camp. Thousands of fans poured into the team’s training facility to get a look at the men whom will earn their cheers and jeers over much of the next five months. Head Coach Mike Pettine delivered

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