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Joe Thomas: “I feel like we can make the playoffs if we had a franchise quarterback”

We have heard all off-season that the Cleveland Browns felt like they are an improving team. With training camp under way, all eyes will once again be on the quarterback position. Josh McCown and last year’s first round pick Johnny Manziel are competing to be the starter on week one for the Browns. As we all wait to see how everything unfolds, offensive lineman Joe Thomas knows...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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WR coach Joker Phillips says WR Terrelle Pryor 'got with some guys that really know the position and went to work'

Cleveland Browns wide receivers coach Joker Phillips knew Terrelle Pryor was serious about learning the wideout position when he went to the Randy Moss Academy with Moss, Antonio Brown, Josh Gordon, Mike Evans and Josh McCown. Phillips said that from the first time he spoke with Pryor, he could hear how bad he wanted to be successful in the transition. "I heard it in his voice...
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Browns players get to wear digital camouflage jerseys for winning contest (VIDEO)

Earlier this year, the Cleveland Browns unveiled new uniforms to mostly mixed reviews, but that new/old look has nothing on the spiffy jerseys that some of the players get to wear in practice. Orange & brown digital camo jerseys for the defense today - after they won yesterday's jersey battle. — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) August 2, 2015As a result...
Via The Other Paper
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Browns see two injuries on Sunday

The Cleveland Browns had their hands full with dealing with two on-field injuries during training camp practice on Sunday. Per the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, running back Luke Lundy left after after sustaining a concussion, and offensive tackle Vinston Painter suffered a neck injury. #Browns rookie RB Luke Lundy left practice with a concussion. OL Vinston Painter left with...
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Duke Johnson, Terrance West sustain injuries that will force them out of action for an extended period of time

According to, Cleveland Browns running backs Duke Johnson and Terrance West both suffered injuries that look like they will be forced to miss substantial time. Johnson, the team's third-round pick in 2015, pulled a hamstring injury while running doing team drills while West hurt his calf muscle later in the practice.   It's a big blow to Johnson, who as a rookie...
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Jimmy Haslam on Browns’ future: We’re not going to blow things up

As the Cleveland Browns continue their decade-long search for a quarterback to lead them deep into the NFL postseason, team majority owner Jimmy Haslam III used Saturday morning to provide his general manager and head coach with a slew of support. Addressing the local media for the first time since the start of training camp, Haslam referred to all reports of any discord in Berea...
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Browns Training Camp: Defense wins first day in pads

The 2015 Cleveland Browns are expected to rely on their defense and running game throughout the season. The first day in pads demonstrated that the defense is ahead of the offense at least early in camp. Mike Pettine carried over his tradition of having a competition at the end of each practice. On Saturday, coach Pettine noted that the competition was “Third downs. It was third...
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Predicting the Percentage of Chance Each Browns Quarterback Has to Start

With the 2015 NFL season right around the corner, the Cleveland Browns enter this campaign like many prior seasons since 1999, with no clear cut answer at the quarterback position. That being said, Mike Pettine enters his second season and now has Josh McCown, Johnny Manziel, Connor Shaw, and Thad Lewis on his quarterback depth chart to choose from. Given that depth chart, here is...
Via TopSportsReport
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Cleveland Browns Billy Winn carted off with leg injury

In the AFC North, nothing comes easy, let alone the NFL entirely. The Cleveland Browns comes into this season with high hopes for their defense, but if they are able to stay healthy will be the key to their success. Things haven’t gotten off to the greatest start as defensive lineman Billy Winn was carted off the field this morning with what looks like to be a leg injury. According...
Via EndZoneScore
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Browns owner: ‘We haven’t given up on Johnny Manziel’

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslem gave a statement showing support to the quarterback entering his second year with the team.
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Browns owner Jimmy Haslam: ‘We’ve not at all given up on Johnny’

Cleveland Browns second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel hasn’t exactly dazzled thus far at training camp. However, the brass in Cleveland don’t appear to be giving up on Johnny Football after just a couple of days of poor production: “Despite what everybody reads and says, we’ve not at all given up on Johnny,” Haslam said at Browns training camp (via ...
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Johnny Manziel struggles in first day of Browns camp

The Cleveland Browns selected Johnny Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he would be able to be their long-term answer at the quarterback position. That didn’t happen last season as a rookie, and he showed major issues both on and off the field. Unfortunately, he has yet to show the type of improvement on the field that he showed off...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Search for Their Starting Quarterback after Day 1 of Camp

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor catches a pass during practice at the NFL football team’s training camp Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. Pryor has been a quarterback his entire football life, but the gifted athlete is swtiching positions at the highest level, trying to win a roster spot as a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns. He’s impressive in pads...
Via The Sports Journal
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Cleveland Browns training camp news and observations

Overall Day 1 of Cleveland Browns training camp 2015 seemed much smoother than last year’s opening sessions. That’s to be expected for a coaching staff, mostly, in its second year in command. Not a ton can be gleaned from a two-hour pad-less practice, but we’ve got your pertinent points from the day rounded up here […] The post Cleveland Browns training camp news and observations...
Via Browns Beat
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Johnny Manziel struggles in 11-on-11 drills at Browns training camp

Working with the Cleveland Browns’ second-team offense without pads and with limited contact, Johnny Manziel reportedly struggled mightily in 11-on-11 drills during Thursday’s training camp session. According to Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Mary Kay Cabot, the second-year quarterback in one series had a sequence where he would have been sacked twice, nearly threw an interception...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Browns Training Camp: McCown, Hartline chime in on Terrelle Pryor’s move to WR

Can he actually do it? That’s the question on the minds of a great many as Cleveland Browns training camp gets underway in Berea: Can former Ohio State (and Oakland Raider) quarterback Terrelle Pryor successfully make the move to wide receiver in his fourth NFL season? His physical bonafides are well-known. He’s listed at 6-foot-4 and 223 pounds, and turned out the 40-yard dash...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest Browns training camp 2015 storylines

It’s is easy to focus eyes on “Where’s Johnny Monziel”, but as Browns Training camp practices commence, there are some very interesting areas to watch, look, and listen to, as the 2015 Cleveland Browns take shape.   Coaches Pettine and O’Neil From the great book Collision Low Crossers by Nicholas Dawidoff , we learned Coach Pettine […] The post Biggest Browns training...
Via Browns Beat
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Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will reportedly sit out 2015 season for Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns rookie cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is reportedly going to take the entire season off while he continues recovering from the brutal knee injury that cost him millions of dollars. Before injuring his knee on December 17, 2014, Ekpre-Olomu was widely considered to be the top cornerback heading into the 2015 NFL Draft. After a draft-weekend free fall the Browns landed...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cleveland Browns highlight reels that will have you amped for 2015

At least for us football fans, training camp is underway. Some teams have rookies reporting a few days before veterans, which was the case for the Cleveland Browns, today being the first day that both parties were on the field. The Browns have a lot going on at their training camp; whether it be the quarterback competition between Josh McCown and Johnny Manziel, the three-headed...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns bringing out-of-box answers, not excuses in 2015

Everyone wants the Browns to play games in January.  This long offseason was filled with mantras like “stop the run”, “if they had a healthy Alex Mack”, or “fill in the blank” will be the key to success.  There’s no doubt the Browns rush defense was woeful last year, allowing the most rushing first downs […] The post Browns bringing out-of-box answers, not excuses...
Via Browns Beat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pettine on Browns GM: 'We're singing from the same hymnal'

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine on Monday attempted to dispel reports that surfaced last week that indicated he and the team’s general manager, Ray Farmer, aren’t on the same page, colorfully illustrating that the two actually work well together by insisting they are “singing from the same hymnal.” The crux of the allegations that...Read More The post Pettine on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Players to Watch in Browns’ Training Camp

With most of the starting positions solidified, the Browns’ Training Camp will be used to find Depth at certain positions. There are many players to keep an eye on but these 5 have a great opportunity to make the team and contribute. 1. Michael Bowie OL: 6’5 320 LBS (23 years old) Bowie was a 7th round pick in 2013 for Seattle. He started 9 games for Seattle at both Guard and...

Five Cleveland Browns paintings that are ridiculously awesome

The Cleveland Browns rookies have already reported for minicamp and the veterans report just a couple days later. The Browns have a unique crowd at Paul Brown Stadium and are notorious for the Dawg Pound, but there are some fans that choose to express their love for the Browns in an artistic manner as well. Not saying that yelling your guts out and taking part in the tailgating festivities...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel as Browns starter

After a tumultuous offseason, Johnny Manziel might still have a shot to earn the starting quarterback spot for the Cleveland Browns. Speaking with local media, head coach Mike Pettine said “I’m not guaranteeing Josh [McCown] will start against the Jets” on opening day, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer: #Browns Pettine said McCown is still likely opening...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns management Mike Pettine, Ray Farmer at odds

The Cleveland Browns are already having issues, and they haven’t even lost a game yet. According to a report from Tony Grossi of, a “rift” has been brewing between Browns head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer. The issues are said to be the result of the relationship between Farmer and former...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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