#Browns not practicing today: WR Bess (ill), CB Haden (hip pointer), TE Cameron (concussion), LG Greco (knee) & TE Andre Smith (calf).
New York Daily News "The NFL has discussed moving the Super Bowl — possibly up to Saturday or back to Monday, Tuesday or the following weekend — in the event of a major snowstorm. The NFL will be playing its first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium and it could be played on a day other than Sunday..." December 19
Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s blackout policy could soon be blacked out. The Federal Communications Commissions officially has proposed the adoption of a rule preventing sports leagues from blacking out games. It’s the first official step in a process that now welcomes commentary from the public regarding the..." December 19
#Browns: CB Joe Haden (hip), TE Jordan Cameron (concussion) will not practice.
#Browns RB Willis McGahee (concussion) has been cleared to practice and play.
Chronicle-Telegram "Jerry Rice expects to be joined by Browns receiver Josh Gordon at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Rice, considered the greatest receiver in NFL history, brought up Gordon when discussing the league’s best receivers Monday during a conference call to promote the new Pro Bowl format. Rice and Deion..." December 17
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns cornerback Joe Haden has gone from the brink of a Pro Bowl bid to wondering whether he’ll even be able to finish this season. Although Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said X-rays were negative, Haden insisted he doesn’t know whether he’ll be able to play Sunday when the Browns (4-10) visit the..." December 17
Fox Sports Ohio "After making considerable progress in stopping teams on third down in recent games, the Browns regressed against the Bears on Sunday. The Bears were 9-of-14 converting third downs on Sunday for a whopping 64.3 percent. In the all-important fourth quarter when the Browns gave up three..." December 16
#Browns Joe Haden (hip pointer) said he doesn't know if he'll be able to face the Jets this weekend. Said hip pointer hurts bad.
Pro Football Talk "Last Sunday night, Peter King of TheMMQB.com and I reported on Football Night in America that the league has been discussing centralized replay review, and that the discussions will continue. The discussions are accelerating. Per a league source, replay review could be removed from the..." December 16
Chicago Tribune "Jay Cutler, who reclaimed the starting quarterback job from Josh McCown, overcame two early interceptions and threw three touchdown passes Sunday to rally the Chicago Bears to a 38-31 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Cutler was 22-for-31 for 265 yards, three TDs, two interceptions and a..." December 16
#Browns Chud said Haden has a hip-pointer. Said he'll know more tomorrow about severity. Couple guys sounded like he might not be back.
Press box announcement: #Browns CB Joe Haden is out for rest of the game with injured hip.
Akron Beacon Journal "Fourteen months after a blood clot threatened Jason Pinkston’s life and career, he’ll be back in the starting lineup. Coach Rob Chudzinski said Pinkston will start at left guard Sunday when the Browns (4-9) face the Chicago Bears (7-6) in the final game this season at FirstEnergy Stadium...." December 14
Cleveland Plain Dealer "All it took for Josh Gordon to finally believe he belongs in the Pro Bowl conversation was to set the NFL record with 774 yards in the last four games, to break the Browns' single-season receiving record with 1,400 yards and to blow past Detroit's Calvin Johnson for most yards in the NFL this..." December 12
NFL.com "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell indicated Wednesday that the league is considering making fundamental changes with how in-game replay reviews are handled. "I think our officials do an incredible job, but there's always room for improvement," Goodell told NFL Media's Albert Breer at the Special..." December 12
Cleveland Plain Dealer "All it took for Josh Gordon to finally believe he belongs in the Pro Bowl conversation was to set the NFL record with 774 yards in the last four games, to break the Browns' single-season receiving record with 1,400 yards and to blow past Detroit's Calvin Johnson for most yards in the NFL this..." December 11
#Browns HC Chud said LG John Greco (sprained knee) & RB Willis McGahee (concussion) won't practice today.
Pro Football Talk "With Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden both battling concussions last week, the Browns signed Caleb Hanie to serve as a possible quarterback for their game against the Patriots. Campbell got cleared by doctors and made the start in the 27-26 lead and it appears Weeden is also doing better..." December 10
Fox Sports Ohio "Even a day later, most of Cleveland and Browns fans are still talking about the officiating at the end of the Browns loss to the Patriots Sunday. Even national talk show host Rush Limbaugh said he felt bad for Cleveland fans on his show Monday, mentioning how the pass interference on Leon..." December 10
Akron Beacon Journal "Strong safety T.J. Ward took shots at NFL rules Sunday because he believes they forced him to take a shot at the legs of New England Patriots two-time Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski during the third quarter of the Browns’ 27-26 loss at Gillette Stadium. Gronkowski caught a pass from..." December 09
CSN New England "You'd think a potential season-ending injury to Rob Gronkowski would cast a shadow over anything that happened in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game. You'd think. And then Tom Brady stepped forward. The loss of Gronk -- who was carted off the field in the third quarter with what appears to be..." December 09
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns starting right end Desmond Bryant underwent a cardiac ablation to correct his irregular heartbeat at the Cleveland Clinic Friday and is expected to make a full recovery. He's on injured reserve for the remainder of the season, but is expected to return in 2012. An ablation typically..." December 07
Browns to start Jason Campbell vs Patriots.
Akron Beacon Journal "Josh Gordon needs just 41 yards to break the Browns’ single-season receiving record, and he doesn’t believe New England Patriots standout cornerback Aqib Talib will prevent him from wreaking havoc Sunday. “I’m pretty sure he’ll make some plays,” Gordon said Thursday. “But I’m definitely going..." December 06
PSD Staff If you survived the ups and downs with underperformers and gut wrenching injuries to wind up in your leagues playoffs, than congratulations. But you know you're not done yet as just making the post-season is not enough. League championships and a year of bragging rights are on the line. Let's see... December 05
#Browns HC Chud said QB Jason Campbell has been cleared to practice today. Still needs to be cleared by doc to play in game.
CBS Washington "There is not enough evidence to establish a link between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), says a new study. Previous information had shown that National Football League players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other..." December 04
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Rob Chudzinski announced Wednesday morning he'll wait until later in the week to name his starting quarterback for the Patriots,, because Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden have not yet been cleared to practice. They've been cleared for activity, but not for practice, and Chudzinski..." December 04
NFL.com "The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday promoted DB Julian Posey to the active roster from the practice squad and placed DB Chris Owens (knee) on injured reserve. Posey, a 5-10, 190-pound defensive back, is a first-year NFL player out of Ohio University who made his Cleveland debut Oct. 20 at Green..." December 03
The Browns have signed QB Caleb Hanie. In addition, the team has placed LB Brandon Magee (pectoral) on injured reserve.
#Browns HC Chud said QB Jason Campbell (concussion) has been cleared for activity, but not practice yet. Said he's feeling better.
Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns (4-8) have lost six of their past seven games and they aren’t sure who’ll serve as their starting quarterback on the road Sunday against the New England Patriots (9-3). Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said the team is keeping all options open at quarterback in the next 24-48 hours until..." December 02
Jacksonville Times-Union "Cecil Shorts went from Homecoming Zero to Homecoming Hero on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. His return to his hometown marred by two drops, Shorts showed up when it mattered most, catching a 20-yard touchdown pass from Chad Henne with 40 seconds remaining to give the Jaguars a 32-28 win over the..." December 02
CBSSports.com "The next time you read the NFL record book, Josh Gordon's name will be in it and that's because Gordon made NFL history on Sunday. In the Browns 32-28 loss to Jacksonville, Gordon caught 10 passes for 261 yards. Combined with his 237-yard performance against Pittsburgh last week, Gordon becomes..." December 01
#Browns QB Brandon Weeden diagnosed with concussion, team spokesman said. Reported symptoms after game, spokesman said.
NFL.com "Brandon Weeden, like the common house cat, has many lives. The Cleveland Browns' quarterback will reassume the starting quarterback spot for the third time this season. "For the next five weeks, I'm a Cleveland Brown," Weeden said Wednesday, per The Plain Dealer. "After that, whatever..." November 28
#Browns Weeden will start Jax game, Chud says
Dallas Morning News "And just like that the Alex Tanney “trick-shot” era is over in Dallas. The Cleveland Browns signed quarterback Alex Tanney to their active roster Tuesday from the Dallas Cowboys’ practice squad, according to a source. Tanney caught the imagination of the Cowboys’ fans during training camp..." November 26
ESPN 850 Cleveland "QB carousel spinning again: Brandon Weeden probably will start and the Browns will look at Caleb Hanie as a candidate to back him up for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville. Hanie will come in Tuesday for a look-see, according to a source, even though coach Rob Chudzinski would not rule out..." November 25
Akron Beacon Journal "No Browns wide receiver has ever produced a better game statistically than the one Josh Gordon had Sunday in a 27-11 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. His 237 receiving yards are a franchise record, and his 14 catches tied hall of fame tight end Ozzie Newsome for the team record. Newsome..." November 25
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "William Gay forced one fumble and returned an interception for a touchdown, and the resurgent Steelers scored all three of their touchdowns off turnovers to manhandle the Browns, 27-11, Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. A year after the Steelers committed eight turnovers while being upset at..." November 25
CBSSports.com "Midway through the third quarter with the Browns trailing 13-3, quarterback Jason Campbell took a blindside hit from Steelers cornerback William Gay, lost the ball as he went to the ground, and remained their as the Steelers Will Allen returned it to the Browns' four-yard line. Campbell laid on..." November 24
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Before the Browns went out and beat Baltimore's Joe Flacco two games ago, they had his 11-0 record against them shoved down their throats all week. This week, it's been Big Ben Roethlisberger and his Big Bad 15-1 record against the Browns heading into Sunday's game at FirstEnergy..." November 24
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "No matter who the quarterback has been for the Browns this season — Brandon Weeden, Brian Hoyer or Jason Campbell — the goal has remained the same, and that's to get the ball deep to Josh Gordon. And that's what the Browns' quarterbacks have done ever since Gordon was a second-round..." November 24
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jordan Cameron has virtually disappeared the past two weeks, and he knows he needs to work harder to get open for Jason Campbell. "I need to speed things up and I need to find a way to get open,'' said Cameron. "I need to try to get in there and do more. I need to step up and make plays and do..." November 23
PSD Staff He's only 5 foot 8 inches tall but weighs 212 pounds, making him fast and hard to stop as he can get really low to the ground. Bobby Rainey has stepped into fill the rather big shoes of Doug Martin who's out for the season. He's a starting running back that you need on your team heading into the... November 21
Pro Football Talk "What looked like a second chance for a young receiver has ended. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the Browns are putting wide receiver Armanti Edwards on season-ending injured reserve because of an ankle injury suffered Sunday. Edwards, who was declared the training camp MVP by the..." November 20
Akron Beacon Journal "For the first time since Browns wide receiver Greg Little entered the NFL in 2011, he publicly lamented the damage he left behind at the University of North Carolina and how it has ultimately led to the Tar Heels formally distancing themselves from him. The school released letters Tuesday to..." November 20