Browns Rumors & News

  • Brock Osweiler to start again on Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns may be excited to see how rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer looks under the bright lights against the Giants on Monday Night Football, but he won’t be the first quarterback in the game. For the second straight game, the Browns will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback. Coach Hue..." August 16

  • Browns' Gregg Williams says he has never coached a rookie like Myles Garrett

    CBS Sports "The Browns drafted pass rusher Myles Garrett with the first-overall pick back in April despite desperately needing a franchise quarterback. More than three months later -- and just weeks before the start of the regular season -- it appears to be the right decision. Garrett, the former Texas A&M..." August 16

  • Browns' Thomas expects Osweiler to be named Week 1 starter

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns' voice of reason Joe Thomas may have just ended the quarterback competition a little early: he believes it will be Brock Osweiler Sept. 10 against the Steelers. "I think they're grooming Brock to be the starter week one,'' Thomas said during his podium interview Wednesday. "I don't..." August 16

  • Sashi Brown expects Brock Osweiler to make Browns’ roster

    Larry Brown Sports "When the Cleveland Browns first acquired Brock Osweiler in a surprising trade with the Houston Texans, the initial reports said the team was not expected to keep the quarterback. Several months later, and things have completely changed. Browns executive Sashi Brown said on 92.3 The Fan that he..." August 15

  • Osweiler feels he is even better than he was in Denver

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "In the past 19 months, Brock Osweiler has gone from leading the Broncos to the playoffs during their Super Bowl-winning campaign in 2015, to signing a $72 million free agent contract with the Texans, to falling out of favor in Houston, to becoming an afterthought in a trade to the Browns, to..." August 15

  • Hue Jackson an unhappy camper during and after sloppy practice, makes Joel Bitonio run a lap

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After a sloppy training camp practice, Browns coach Hue Jackson announced at the opening of his press conference Saturday that it was not going to be pretty. "Are you guys in a good mood? Because I'm not,'' he said. "Let's just get this over with as fast as we can." Alrighty then. It was all..." August 13

  • Browns ready to see DeShone Kizer under bright lights

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns are going to find out if the lights are too bright for DeShone Kizer. They expect the rookie quarterback to perform well in the Aug. 21 game on Monday Night Football, but they also know they’ll find out a lot more about Kizer after that game against the Giants. “He’s a lot better..." August 13

  • Browns want you to believe Brock Osweiler wasn’t as bad as he was

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns are desperate to feed the narrative that Brock Osweiler is really a darn good quarterback — not the mediocre, inaccurate gunslinger we all have seen the past two years. The team released a hilarious and unbelievable hype video recently and then named Osweiler starter for..." August 13

  • Hue Jackson pulls Myles Garrett from practice for penalties

    Sportsnaut "Myles Garrett showed some flashes of greatness in his professional debut on Thursday, but Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson was focused on something else. Penalties. During practice on Saturday, Garrett and teammate Joel Bitonio were both pulled off the field after they incurred..." August 13

  • Osweiler had a shot, likely blew it

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns, by all appearances, gave Brock Osweiler the starting quarterback assignment for Week One of the preseason as a two-fold test. First, could he get ready to play effectively as the starter on short notice, which any backup quarterback must be able to do? Second, could he take charge of..." August 12

  • Hue Jackson stays calm in quarterback storm

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer looked the part for the Browns. Making that even more significant for Browns fans is that no one else has looked the part for the Browns in a long, long time. But coach Hue Jackson wisely resisted getting caught up in the moment after the game. “I go back to..." August 11

  • Hue Jackson: 'Way too early to talk about' DeShone Kizer being Browns' starter

    CBS Sports "Rookie second-round pick DeShone Kizer got the most playing time in the Cleveland Browns' preseason opener Thursday night. And he impressed when given his shot after starter Brock Osweiler (6 of 14 passes for 42 yards in a very 2016-like performance) and No. 2 QB Cody Kessler, who went 0-8 in..." August 11

  • Myles Garrett didn't get a sack, but he made a strong first impression

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Maybe Myles Garrett's most impressive play in his preseason debut came on not-so-great play for the defense -- and a play in which Garrett wasn't even credited for a tackle. With 10:19 left in the first quarter, rookie running back Alvin Kamara broke free from a scrum and ran for 22 yards. The..." August 11

  • Duke Johnson in the mold of a Marshall Faulk and 'catches as well as any' Browns WR, coach says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Duke Johnson has excelled in his new role as the slot receiver during camp, and Browns receivers coach Al Saunders likened his skills to those of Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk. That's lofty praise, but Saunders should know. He coached Faulk in St. Louis during the 'Greatest Show on..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • Browns’ starting QB job is Brock Osweiler’s to lose

    Sportsnaut "Veteran Brock Osweiler will start under center when the Cleveland Browns open up the preseason against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday. We really shouldn’t read too much into this. Starting a preseason opener is a much different ball game than being under center when Week 1 comes calling...." August 09

  • Corey Coleman cleared in assault investigation

    ABC Cleveland "The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office will not pursue charges against Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman in connection with a Dec. 31, 2016 incident at Pinnacle Condominiums on West Lakeside Avenue. According to the prosecutor's office, detectives recently received the laboratory..." August 08

  • Myles Garrett: It’s time to show you can play with big boys

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns defensive end Myles Garrett came into the NFL talking big, and he's still calling his shots heading into his first preseason game against the Saints Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. "They don't have much film to go off of, at least not of me now, and they don't know what I have to..." August 08

  • Myles Garrett in starting lineup on first Browns depth chart

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns had three first-round picks in this year’s draft, but only the first one taken off the board is listed as a member of the first team on their initial depth chart of the summer. Defensive end Myles Garrett, the first overall pick of the draft, is listed as a starter at defensive end..." August 07

  • DeShone Kizer on starting job: I’d love to be the guy

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "DeShone Kizer indicated he was hoping Hue Jackson would bump him up to No. 1 this week and start him in Thursday night's preseason opener against the Saints instead of Brock Osweiler. "I'm a competitor,'' Kizer said. "It's my ultimate goal to be out there playing. We put in a lot of work to do..." August 07

  • Brock Osweiler: No gratification about starting this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns announced that Brock Osweiler will start at quarterback against the Saints in the team’s preseason opener on Thursday in a move that will bump Osweiler up for more time with the first team than he’s been getting to this point in training camp. It doesn’t end the competition with Cody..." August 07

  • Browns name Osweiler starting QB for first preseason game

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brock Osweiler will start the preseason opener Thursday night against the Saints, Hue Jackson announced Monday. Cody Kessler will be the second man up, followed by DeShone Kizer and Kevin Hogan. It doesn't mean, however, that Osweiler will start the season opener against the Steelers Sept...." August 07

  • No clear leader in Browns’ three-way quarterback race

    Pro Football Talk "Cody Kessler opened training camp as the Browns’ starting quarterback, but he hasn’t done much to keep the job. Kessler has struggled in camp, opening the door for either veteran Brock Osweiler or rookie DeShone Kizer to take the starting job. But it’s unclear which one of those two is in the..." August 06

  • No clear leader in Browns’ three-way quarterback race

    Pro Football Talk "Cody Kessler opened training camp as the Browns’ starting quarterback, but he hasn’t done much to keep the job. Kessler has struggled in camp, opening the door for either veteran Brock Osweiler or rookie DeShone Kizer to take the starting job. But it’s unclear which one of those two is in the..." August 06

  • Browns signing receiver Rasheed Bailey

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns are signing receiver Rasheed Bailey, according to CBS’ Jason La Canfora. Cleveland had receiver Jordan Leslie hit his head in practice, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and coach Hue Jackson said Leslie has a possible concussion. Bailey has had stints with the..." August 05

  • DeShone Kizer could earn start for Browns in preseason opener vs. Saints

    CBS Sports "Browns coach Hue Jackson remains a big fan of rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, so much so that the second-round pick could be the starting quarterback in the team's preseason debut next week despite a poor scrimmage on Friday night, according to's Mary Kay Cabot. Kizer, who went..." August 05

  • Joe Schobert was miscast last season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns linebackers coach Blake Williams brought up Joe Schobert completely unsolicited on Thursday morning. It was actually in response to a question about Tank Carder, who has been playing at middle linebacker with the first team and, don’t get this wrong, Carder earned praise from Williams,..." August 04

  • Brock Osweiler “really not” wondering about possible Dolphins interest

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Friday that Matt Moore is our quarterback “right now,” but the team may be looking to add help from outside once they have a firmer handle on Ryan Tannehill‘s outlook after re-injuring his left knee in Thursday’s practice. Colin Kaepernick and Jay Cutler have been..." August 04

  • Browns reportedly bidding to host NFL Drafts in Canton

    Yardbarker "There’s no official word on where the 2018 NFL Draft will be held after Philadelphia hosted it this year. That came following a two-year run in which Chicago received the honors to host the annual event. What we do know is that the Cleveland Browns have entered into the bidding to host the 2019..." August 04

  • DeShone Kizer close to be named Browns’ starter for preseason opener

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "DeShone Kizer has won the first week of training camp, and has moved closer to being named the starter for the preseason opener. On Thursday, he dazzled the training camp crowd with a 28-yard third-down pass to James Wright down the left sideline in his two-minute drill, and took another big..." August 04

  • Dolphins Should Trade for Brock Osweiler - Whom Adam Gase Loves - Not Sign Colin Kaepernick

    The Big Lead "Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill suffered a non-contact knee injury, and while the team waits for official word on his status for the season, here’s a name you won’t hear while social media freaks out over Colin Kaepernick’s chances: Brock Osweiler. Laugh all you want about his struggles in..." August 03

  • Bruce Smith arrives at Browns camp to work with Myles Garrett

    Pro Football Talk "Bruce Smith arrived at Browns training camp Wednesday to work with No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett. Smith and Garrett struck up a friendship after watching game film together hours before the NFL Draft at Garrett’s home in Arlington, Texas. Smith promised to mentor Garrett and said earlier..." August 02

  • Starting free safety job Derrick Kindred’s to lose, but he won’t take it for granted after freak accident

    Akron Beacon Journal "Derrick Kindred has a clear path to starting at free safety for the Browns. Unless you ask Kindred. “It’s not a clear path,” he said Monday before the fifth practice of training camp. “I’ve still got to come out there and prove myself. I missed the last four games of the [2016] season. I..." August 01

  • Browns will stick with current QB rotation through Friday scrimmage

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns are moving toward figuring out who their starting quarterback will be. For now, though, coach Hue Jackson won’t be making any decisions. “I probably want to go through the scrimmage on Friday and then kind of see where we are from there,” Jackson told reporters on Monday. “Guys are..." August 01

  • Browns sign offensive lineman Kitt O'Brien, waive Chris Barker

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns made a move on their offensive line on Sunday, signing Kitt O'Brien and waiving Chris Barker with an injury designation. Barker suffered an Achilles injury during Saturday's practice. O'Brien, 6-foot-5, 325 pounds, spent two seasons playing for the Cleveland Gladiators in the Arena..." July 31

  • All-Pro LT Joe Thomas not ruling out retirement after 2017

    ESPN "Coach Joe: At his age, and stature as a 10-time Pro Bowler who has never missed a snap, much less a game, in 10 NFL seasons, Joe Thomas, 32, doesn’t practice much in training camp. But when the left tackle doesn’t practice, he usually is working on what may very well be the next phase of his..." July 31

  • Myles Garrett: Browns limiting training camp reps following foot sprain

    Sportsnaut "Myles Garrett is being held back somewhat at the start of Cleveland Browns training camp following a foot sprain that kept him out of offseason workouts. The defensive end told reporters Monday that he’s being held to a limited snap count early on, likely as a precaution. Because Garrett was..." July 31

  • Browns WR Kenny Britt on DeShone Kizer: 'He's going to be one of the great ones'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns wide receiver Kenny Britt has already played with 10 starting quarterbacks in his nine-year career, so when he predicts big things for rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, it carries a lot of weight. "He's growing each day, each day,'' Britt said Sunday before day four of Browns training..." July 31

  • David Njoku says struggles hanging onto the football 'not really me'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Jugs machines are getting busier by the day. Saturday’s first padded practice of Browns training camp brought more dropped passes, and it wasn’t just the offensive guys. “Everybody,” head coach Hue Jackson said. “No kidding. Whether it is drops on defense if there is a tipped ball or..." July 30

  • Browns S Ed Reynolds to miss “significant time” with knee injury

    Pro Football Talk "Browns safety Ed Reynolds hurt his knee on Saturday and it will be a while before he is able to get back on the field. Browns coach Hue Jackson said on Sunday, via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, that Reynolds will miss “significant time” as a result of the injury. Jackson didn’t..." July 30

  • Jimmy Haslam not sure Browns will win in '17, but expects a 'substantially better football team' by 2018 and 2019

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam made no promises about 2017 on Saturday, but assured fans that good times are just around the corner. "Last year was harder than we thought,'' Haslam said in his annual training camp address. "None of us are exactly sure what'll happen this year. I know we'll be a..." July 29

  • Browns sign Brandon Wilds, waive George Atkinson III

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns signed running back Brandon Wilds, the team announced Friday. They waived running back George Atkinson III. Wilds officially is in his first NFL season out of South Carolina. He originally signed with Atlanta as an undrafted free agent in 2016. Wilds appeared in four games with the..." July 28

  • Browns & RB Isaiah Crowell In “Heavy Communication” Regarding Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Browns RB Isaiah Crowell said his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is in “heavy communication” with the team about a contract extension, but he is not sure where talks stand. Crowell did, however, stress that he wants to be part of the Browns moving forward. “This is where I want to be. I am..." July 28

  • Report: NFL To Walk Away From Deal To Fund Concussion Research With $16 Million Unpaid

    Deadspin "The NFL has given the National Institutes of Health less than half of the $30 million they promised for concussion research five years ago, and after repeatedly trying to influence how their “unrestricted gift” was used, the league is letting their agreement expire with no plans to finish paying..." July 28

  • Brock Osweiler denies taking shot at Texans with ‘fundamentals’ comment

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns quarterback Brock Osweiler denied that he was taking a shot at his former team, the Houston Texans, when discussing how he was being coached on fundamentals by his new coaching staff. Osweiler’s comment last month about how nice it is to be coached regularly on fundamentals..." July 28

  • Browns' Jackson: Kizer progressing faster than expected

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After the first day of Browns training camp, Hue Jackson acknowledged that rookie DeShone Kizer is coming along faster than expected. "Yes, he is,'' Jackson said. "He's understanding the offense. I could take you back to his days at OTAs - he struggled calling the plays. The words were a lot..." July 28

  • Rare showdowns with Joe Thomas will be Myles Garrett’s most valuable learning tool in first camp

    Akron Beacon Journal "The resources Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has available to him are remarkable. Bruce Smith, the NFL’s all-time leader in career sacks and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, wants to mentor Garrett. Gregg Williams, a longtime defensive coordinator, has guided several..." July 28

  • Rob Gronkowski, Julio Jones top pass-catchers in 'Madden NFL 18'

    Sporting News "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski finished last year's reign as the "Madden" cover athlete rated 99 overall, despite an injury that cut his season short. For "Madden NFL 18," he'll begin at 98. Gronkowski is the highest-rated tight end in the game, with Travis Kelce, Jimmy Graham, and Delanie..." July 27

  • Congress demands NFL pays $18 million bill

    Sportsnaut "The NFL still owes $18 million on a five-year agreement with the National Institutes of Health stemming from a concussion research program conducted by the two organizations. Back in 2012, the NFL announced that it would be handing NIH $30 million to help the Institutes study the long-term..." July 27

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