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Mike Pettine has confidence in the fresh legs of his RB trio

The Cleveland Browns had a really impressive draft and it’s possible their biggest steal came in the third round when they selected former Miami(FL.) product Duke Johnson. Johnson has all the components to make for a good NFL running back, he has hands out of the backfield, can run through defenders or around them and has speed to break big runs in the open field. The former Hurricane...
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Report: Mike Pettine was 'ready to move on' from Manziel

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine is apparently not Johnny Manziel’s biggest fan. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, Pettine was “ready to move on” from the Heisman winner when he went into rehab earlier this winter: “It was Pettine who was ready to move on from Manziel when he entered rehab, one league source told Yahoo Sports. Another league source...
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Mike Pettine names Josh McCown the favorite for Browns QB

A year ago the Browns left things open to competition between Brian Hoyer and rookie first rounder Johnny Manziel. After a lackluster showing by both, Hoyer defaulted his way into the gig. A year later, Hoyer is gone, but his elder, journeyman placeholder Josh McCown, has been tabbed as the clubhouse leader. At least in the early going according to Browns coach Mike Pettine who wouldn’t...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettine: ‘Fair to say’ McCown will start opener, not Manziel

Even though he stressed that the Cleveland Browns were “not going to start talking competition” when it comes to the team’s quarterback position, head coach Mike Pettine relented a bit from his stance by indicating that Josh McCown, not Johnny Manziel, currently is the favorite to start the season opener against the New York Jets....Read More The post Mike Pettine: ‘Fair...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine Blasts Tom Brady After Browns’ GM Suspended For Textgate

Mike Pettine learned from the best about putting his foot in his mouth. Pettine, the Cleveland Browns head coach who served under Rex Ryan with the New York Jets for four years, spoke out about DeflateGate and the Wells Report on Friday, labeling Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as a cheater. “I’ve always had a lot of respect for him,” Pettine said via’s Mary...
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Pettine: Manziel isn't favorite for Browns' starting QB job

  Johnny Manziel will need more than an apology to find his way onto a football field this fall.   Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine indicated as much Monday during a radio interview with 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, telling the hosts it’s “fair to say” Josh McCown will be the favorite to earn the starting quarterback job entering training camp. Of course...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns’ Mike Pettine on Trading Up for Marcus Mariota: “Sure, Why Not?”

It was likely a tongue-in-cheek moment, but nonetheless it’s one that hangs in the air: Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine, when asked about the rumors swirling that his team may want to trade up to select quarterback Marcus Mariota in next week’s draft, Pettine responded: "Sure…why not?" – Pettine when asked if #Browns are open to trading up for Marcus Mariota ...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Manziel receives support from Mike Pettine, LeBron James

Johnny Manziel received words of encouragement and statements of support from two bigwigs on the Cleveland sports scene: Mike Pettine and LeBron James, with both saying that he is a member of their respective families, so to speak. The Cleveland Browns head coach on Tuesday blasted an ESPN report from earlier this month that speculated...Read More The post Johnny Manziel receives...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine contracts staph in head-shaving incident

Browns head coach Mike Pettine is recovering well after successful surgery to remove a staph infection from his head. It was a scary week for the Browns given the franchise’s history of players contracting staph. LeCharles Bentley, Joe Jurevicius, and Braylon Edwards are among the players who contracted it while recovering from injuries as members of the Browns. Pettine reportedly...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns take SEO to new extreme with obscene URL

Hello, this is a published article that will hopefully work. The Cleveland Browns finally got over the hump and defeated their biggest division rival—the Pittsburgh Steelers—by a 31-10 margin on Sunday. And with spirits high, this seemed like a perfect time to share a video interview between Nathan Zegura and head coach Mike Pettine. But they probably should have elected to...
Via The Sports Daily
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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