ESPN 850 Cleveland "Alex Mack stands tall inside the Browns’ weight room on a dreary March day, wearing team workout gear and sporting a thick beard. He’s ditched the crutches and the wheeled cart he once used to support a shattered left fibula. He’s looking like a 6-foot-4, 311-pound Pro Bowl center again. And..." March 28
NFL.com "Alex Mack wants to be ready for training camp, but he'd like it much more if he was guaranteed a spot in the season opener. That's the theme of a cautious rehabilitation plan which has been in motion since the Browns' star center broke his leg in October, leaving one of the league's better..." March 27
SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27
Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26
SB Nation "The NFL could might lay heavy penalties to Cleveland for "textgate" and Atlanta for piping in fake crowd noise. The Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons got into hot water with the NFL during the 2014 season. Browns GM Ray Farmer illegally texted with coaches during games while the Falcons..." March 26
USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25
SB Nation "Head coach Mike Pettine said the Browns were looking out for their second-year quarterback when they declined to be filmed by HBO's "Hard Knocks" this summer. The Cleveland Browns won't be participating in HBO's Hard Knocks this summer. The team was considered a front-runner to be the subject..." March 24
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Browns are expecting Johnny Manziel to participate in offseason workouts beginning April 20 after he completes more than two months of treatment, a source told ESPN.com. However, general manager Ray Farmer, while appearing to confirm that plan, emphasized Monday that the final..." March 24
Dwayne Bowe's 2-year, $12.5M deal with Browns has $9M GTD ($3.5M signing bonus, $2.65M '15 base salary & $2.85M of $6.15M '16 base salary).
SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23
CBSSports.com "There is a stronger buzz than ever about the Titans being sold, which has long been in the works but has not taken on a greater sense of urgency with the departure of Tommy Smith, who was the defacto acting owner following the passing of patriarch Bud Adams. It's long been known in NFL circles..." March 23
Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23
Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23
ESPN.com "The Browns' search for tight end help has not proven fruitful in free agency. Top target Charles Clay was transition tagged by Miami, then scored a five-year, $38-million offer sheet from Buffalo. The Browns weren't going to spend that much on Clay, no matter how much they liked him. They..." March 23
Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23
SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23
SI.com "The Cleveland Browns are the "front-runners" to be featured on HBO's Hard Knocks series this summer, reports Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News and SiriusXM NFL Radio. Hard Knocks features one NFL team each summer in a documentary-style show profiling training camp. The Atlanta Falcons were..." March 23
Pro Football Talk "New Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe thinks he can help Cleveland take a big step forward. Bowe, who played his entire career for the Chiefs before signing in Cleveland last week, said he believes the Browns are on the cusp of something special. “The Browns were the perfect situation from the fan..." March 22
NFL.com "The Browns have signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, general manager Ray Farmer announced Friday. Bowe, 30, comes to Cleveland after eight seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, where he ranks among the franchise’s best in numerous receiving categories. “Dwayne is a player that adds a big, tough..." March 21
CBSSports.com "As teams transition from free-agency mode, they begin focusing more organizational means on the upcoming NFL Draft. That's because the veterans have been picked through and weeded out, and by and large, most teams will wait until June to sign guys to prove-it contracts that don't count against the..." March 20
Cleveland Plain Dealer "There is a theme developing in mock drafts as they pertain to the Browns: the run defense was really bad last season. You don't need me to tell you that. All you need is a pair of eyeballs and the ability to cringe whenever a running back goes untouched for five or more yards -- like every..." March 20
The #Browns are signing WR Dwayne Bowe, source said.
SB Nation "Veteran wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has signed with the Cleveland Browns, per Ian Rapoport. Contract details were not yet available. Cleveland has a hole to fill at the wide receiver position this season. Josh Gordon will be out for the 2015 season while serving an indefinite suspension. The..." March 19
CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns apparently really wanted quarterback Sam Bradford -- and perhaps still do. NFL Network's Charley Casserly reported last week on the Michael Kay Show and again Monday on NFL AM that the Browns offered a first-round pick for the former No. 1 overall pick in 2010. The pick the Browns..." March 17
SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17
Complex "About a month and a half ago, the Browns revealed that their rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel had entered a rehabilitation center to get help. They didn't announce what he was getting help for. But in a statement released at the time, the team said Manziel "knows there are areas in which he needs..." March 17
Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17
Dawgs By Nature "The veteran defensive lineman has inked a two-year deal with the Browns. Critics of the Browns' limited free agency activity have noted the team's need for a defensive tackle. The Browns responded today by signing a veteran interior lineman. Former Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks..." March 16
Former Packers CB Tramon Williams has reached a three-year agreement with the Cleveland Browns, per source.
SB Nation "Free agent cornerback Tramon Williams has signed with the Cleveland Browns, the team announced. The three-year deal is worth $21 million, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The 32-year-old Williams was one of the best remaining defensive backs on the market. A former undrafted free..." March 16
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Eagles coach Chip Kelly and Rams coach Jeff Fisher both said that a team offered a first-round draft pick for quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was traded from the Rams to the Eagles for quarterback Nick Foles last week. Neither coach identified the mystery team, but in an appearance on the..." March 16
Dwayne Bowe's meeting with #Browns coaches and front office went very well, source said. Interest from player and team is clearly there.
Packers free-agent CB Tramon Williams is visiting the Cleveland Browns today, per source.
Just got off the phone with WR Dwayne Bowe. He told me he is in Cleveland to begin his visit with the #Browns. Get some dinner first.
Pro Football Talk "Last season, the Seahawks stunned many by dealing wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Jets. However, it appears the Jets weren’t the only club to make a play for Harvin. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns tried to acquire Harvin from Seattle in exchange for..." March 15
“@DCantu20: any chance Browns sign Cecil Shorts?” // Not feeling it.
#Browns & DE John Hughes reached a deal on a contract extension, source said. It’s a 4-year deal worth $14.4M in new money, pending physical
Dawgs By Nature "The Browns are pursuing free agent wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, who was cut by the Chiefs on Thursday. The Chiefs cut Bowe yesterday. Josh McCown was cut by the Buccaneers. Brain Hartline was cut by the Dolphins. Thad Lewis was cut by the Texans. So far all three free agent acquisitions by the..." March 13
Akron Beacon Journal "After several national media outlets reported former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron had re-signed with the Browns on Thursday for two years and $15 million, Yahoo's Charles Robinson reported Cameron is actually in contract negotiations with the Miami Dolphins and will sign with them. The..." March 13
Jordan Cameron done w/ Cleveland, 2 yrs $15M, source says #Browns
Source: QB Thad Lewis has signed a one-year deal with the #Browns.
Onto next playmaker: There’s interest between #Browns and former Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe, per source
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brian Hoyer is back in familiar territory, trying to beat out Ryan Mallett and being coached by Bill O'Brien. The former Browns quarterback Wednesday signed his two-year deal with the Texans, where he'll compete with his former Patriots teammate for the starting job under their former Patriots..." March 12
TMZ.com "Johnny Manziel is getting some major support from the greatest Brown of them all ... Jim Brown ... who tells TMZ Sports he's proud of the QB for extending his stay in a treatment program. The Cleveland Browns legend was leaving Craig's in West Hollywood last night when he told us, "I think..." March 11
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins are preparing for Charles Clay's impending signing with Buffalo by shopping for the tight ends possible replacements. The franchise will host former Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron on a visit Wednesday according to multiple reports. Sidelined five games by a..." March 11