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Did Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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Pettine on Mingo: 'Hopefully, the switch has been flipped'

BEREA, Ohio -- In the early part of Saturday's first practice, Barkevious Mingo went stride-for-stride with a receiver and went up high and intercepted the pass thrown by Connor Shaw in the end zone. "I've been working on (catching passes) and am trying to get better at catching the ball," Mingo said after Saturday's practice. "I know a lot of the guys...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Training Camp: Back To Work

Football is officially back. The Cleveland Browns took to the field on Saturday to kick off training camp 2014. Excitement is at a peak for Browns fans and even for the players on the field. Everyone is excited to get back to football. Browns fans always seem to have that ability to put the prior season in the rear-view mirror and get excited about the incoming football season....
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: I’ve made some rookie mistakes, says he has a right to party

Browns rookie Johnny Manziel told the media today that he’s spoken to head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer about his off the field actions this offseason. “Me and coach (Mike) Pettine and (GM) Ray Farmer really talked about a lot of things that transpired over the course of the offseason,” Manziel said Friday. “The main thing is people within this building...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine says the Browns may use Johnny Manziel in certain packages

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland that they’ve talked about using Johnny Manziel in certain packages if he doesn’t win the starting quarterback job. “We’ve already talked about it,” said Pettine. “We’ve already installed elements of it in the spring. We ran some of the zone-read stuff in practice and Kyle (Shanahan) incorporated some...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps to start camp

Browns head coach Mike Pettine told Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland that Brian Hoyer will get the first-team reps on offense when training camp practices begin this week. “We met this morning on it, actually. Hoyer’s the one,” Pettine told Grossi. “He’ll be with the ones in the beginning. We’re still going to evaluate Johnny just as we’ll evaluate any other player, with...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine says Johnny Manziel has to be more dedicated to compete

On Wednesday,  Browns head coach Mike Pettine indicated that Johnny Manziel will have to be more dedicated in order to compete for the starting quarterback job. “I think he knows that in order for him to compete well, he’s going to have to probably be more dedicated than ever,” said Pettine. I’m sure it doesn’t help that Manziel was partying just about every weekend during...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine: I talked to Johnny Manziel about photos

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine says he has already spoken to Johnny Manziel about the photos of him from this off-season (Credit: ESPN) When the Cleveland Browns selected quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick, they were probably expecting to have to deal with a few off-the-field issues as the media follows Manziel every where. Unfortunately, I do not think...
Via Down and Distance
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine spoke to Johnny Manziel about rolled up bill picture

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine says he has spoken to Johnny Manziel about some of the photos that have been taken of the former Texas A&M star throughout the offseason. More specifically, Pettine asked Manziel about the photo that showed him rolling up a $20 bill in front of a bathroom sink. According to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine: Browns won't cut Josh Gordon despite issues

With the pending playing status of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon up in the air, head coach Mike Pettine says the team has no plans to cut the troubled receiver. Speaking with the Akron Beacon-Journal Pettine had plenty to say about Gordon, insisting that the team will stand behind Gordon as he faces a year-long ban. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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