Browns Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Browns Joe Thomas on his memory loss: 'I'm not worried about it right now'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas acknowledged Wednesday that a concussion study released Tuesday captured his attention. In an interview with the New York Times, Boston University researcher Dr. Ann McKee revealed that 110 of 111 NFL players who donated their brains to research..." July 26

  • Myles Garrett “totally healthy” after foot sprain in OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns got a scare when first overall pick Myles Garrett had to limp off the field during one of their minicamp practices last month, although the worst fears subsided when the defensive end was diagnosed with a sprain. Garrett provided a positive update on his status a couple of weeks ago..." July 26

  • Cody Kessler will open camp as Browns “starter” at quarterback

    Akron Beacon Journal "Cody Kessler will enter Browns training camp as the man to beat in the competition for the starting quarterback job, and defensive end Myles Garrett is "ready to go" despite suffering a left lateral foot sprain last month, coach Hue Jackson said Wednesday at team headquarters in..." July 26

  • No Deal Between Chargers & QB Robert Griffin III, Despite “Positive” Workout

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that free agent QB Robert Griffin III had a “positive” workout for the Chargers on Tuesday, but there was no move made following the session. A Chargers source tells Josina Anderson that RGIII had a good workout for them: “It was a good workout.We are still..." July 26

  • Free Agent TE Gary Barnidge Left Jaguars Workout Without Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "James Palmer of NFL Media reports that free agent TE Gary Barnidge left his visit with the Jaguars on Tuesday with a contract. Mike Kaye has confirmed the news. Barnidge previously visited with the Bills and has heard from multiple teams including the Jaguars and some of his old coaches with..." July 25

  • CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players

    CNN "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. The neurodegenerative brain disease can be found in individuals who have been exposed to..." July 25

  • Brock Osweiler to be cut if he doesn’t win Browns starting job?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns are holding an open quarterback competition heading into training camp, and Brock Osweiler may need to win it in order to keep his roster spot. Gregg Rosenthal of NFL Network speculates that the Browns could release Osweiler if he can’t beat out Cody Kessler and rookie..." July 25

  • Browns may make Duke Johnson their No. 1 slot receiver

    Pro Football Talk "Cleveland’s Duke Johnson is a running back, but he’s had more receiving yards than rushing yards in each of his first two NFL seasons. In his third season, he may not be a running back at all. Johnson is the leading candidate to be the Browns’ No. 1 slot receiver, according to Mary Kay Cabot of..." July 24

  • Robert Griffin III Reportedly to Work out for Chargers on Tuesday

    Bleacher Report "Free agent quarterback Robert Griffin III will work out for the Los Angeles Chargers on Tuesday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Schefter added that the former Washington and Cleveland Browns quarterback has been working out in Florida with his quarterbacks coach from last season, Pep..." July 24

  • Browns sign rookie Peppers, get full class under contract

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Browns announced they have agreed to terms with rookie safety Jabrill Peppers on a rookie contract Sunday. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport first reported the news. As the No. 25 overall pick in the 2017 draft, Peppers is estimated to make a little over $10.3 million over four years..." July 24

  • Gregg Williams can’t wait to utilize Jamie Collins’ versatility

    Pro Football Talk "Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams wants every player on his unit to learn two positions. Linebacker Jamie Collins reminds Williams that he played safety at Southern Mississippi. “He’s begging me to play safety,” Williams said, via Patrick Maks of the team website. “And I’m not saying..." July 21

  • Panels on FirstEnergy Stadium pose no danger to Browns fans, Cleveland's top building official says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns fans need not worry about FirstEnergy Stadium having some of the same types of panels that are being investigated as a possible contributor to last month's deadly apartment fire in London, a Cleveland official said Thursday. The way the panels were installed and used at the stadium is..." July 21

  • Ex-Pats player: Jimmy Garoppolo would make Browns 'borderline playoff team'

    CBS Sports "The hype surrounding Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo died down a bit after the draft and free agency, but as we approach the start of training camp, it is starting to swirl again. Garoppolo was famously not traded by the Pats this offseason, who demanded an exorbitant price for the..." July 21

  • Hue Jackson and wife launch foundation to help victims of human trafficking

    ESPN "Personal experience led Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson to establish a foundation dedicated to fighting human trafficking and helping its victims. "There's elements of this that we've seen first-hand," Jackson said Thursday as he announced the establishment of the Hue Jackson Foundation. "A..." July 21

  • Five NFL coaches under most pressure to bail out sinking ships

    Sportsnaut "As is the case every year, plenty of NFL coaches enter the season under a lot of pressure to turn bad situations around. Which coaches fit that description in 2017? As a general rule, we’d like to leave rookie coaches off our list. One coach in his first year, however, is in a situation that’s..." July 21

  • Browns stadium may be a fire hazard

    Pro Football Talk "The stadium where the Cleveland Browns play may be a fire hazard. That’s not any sort of Factory of Sadness-style wisecrack, or a gratuitous rehashing of the Cuyahoga conflagration. According to the Associated Press, First Energy Stadium in Cleveland may have the same aluminum panels that were..." July 20

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Kurt Warner thinks he could've led Browns 'to places they've never been'

    Sporting News "The Browns have never won a Super Bowl. They are one of only four NFL teams to have never even played in a Super Bowl. Things might have been different had they selected a little-known quarterback in the 1999 expansion draft. The Rams left backup quarterback Kurt Warner exposed when the..." July 13

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Browns QB battle: Rising DeShone Kizer can, should pass 'safer' Cody Kessler

    Sporting News "The Browns have been deliberate during their latest offensive rebuild. It's time for them to let it rip and not hold back at QB. That means giving rookie second-pick DeShone Kizer a real chance to start immediately as their hopeful future franchise passer. There's no doubt Cleveland drafted..." July 10

  • Guaranteed money holding up Peppers' rookie deal

    Pro Football Talk "Five of the top 10 picks in the draft remain unsigned. The 22 picks after that are all signed, with the exception of two. Taken consecutively at No. 24 and No. 25, the unsigned first-rounders beyond the top 10 are Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley and Browns safety Jabrill Peppers. The reason..." July 10

  • Falcons rookie Takkarist Mckinley says he'll have more sacks than Myles Garrett this season

    Yardbarker "Could a friendly wager be in store for two of the top defensive rookies in the NFL this upcoming season? If we we’re to ask Atlanta Falcons first-round pick Takkarist Mckinley this might very well be in the cards. Mckinley responded to this NFL.com Instagram post that showed rookie No. 1..." July 08

  • All or Nothing: What the NFL Films show tells us about Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "There's a scene during Episode 5 of NFL Films' "All or Nothing" when then-Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is standing in front of Rams defenders yelling instructions during a game against the Panthers. Defensive linemen Dominique Easley and Aaron Donald are sitting directly..." July 07

  • Myles Garrett says foot is “doing alright”

    Pro Football Talk "Browns first-round pick and NFL first overall pick Myles Garrett was sidelined at the end of the team’s offseason workouts after he sprained his foot during a June practice. The word at the time of the injury was that Garrett would be healthy in time for training camp and it certainly looks..." July 07

  • Browns' Isaiah Crowell: 'I feel like we’re going to shock the world'

    CBS Sports "It has been quite a long time since the Cleveland Browns could be described as a good football team. The Browns won one game last season, and only three the year before. The last time they were over .500 was in 2006, when they won 10 games but still missed the playoffs, but even that year was..." July 04

  • DeShone Kizer ‘has made the biggest leap’ of all Browns QBs

    Sportsnaut "Heading into Cleveland Browns training camp, all eyes will be on rookie DeShone Kizer, who has already impressed during offseason workouts. Reportedly having “narrowed the gap” in the quarterback competition between himself, Cody Kessler and Brock Osweiler, Kizer has a chance to force Hue..." July 02

  • Jamar Taylor has found a home as a quiet leader in the Browns secondary

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When a team trades a player for a seventh-round pick three years after picking him in the second round, it tells you all you need to know about how they feel about that player -- he's not good enough. That's what the Dolphins decided when they traded Jamar Taylor to the Browns on Day 3 of the..." July 01

  • Browns eager to see what Corey Coleman can do when healthy

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns liked wide receiver Corey Coleman enough to make him the 15th overall pick in last year’s NFL draft. Now they’d like to see what he could do if healthy. The problem is Coleman hasn’t been able to get healthy and stay healthy. Last year he missed time with hamstring and hand injuries...." June 29

  • Before football, Larry Ogunjobi was so obese his parents feared he’d die

    Pro Football Talk "rowns rookie defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi weighs in at 305 pounds — which is a whole lot less than he weighed when he first started playing football. Ogunjobi was a 350-pound teenager whose main interests were video games and junk food when his parents made him play football in a desperate..." June 24

  • Why Browns expect second-year tight end Seth DeValve to become breakout playmaker this year

    Akron Beacon Journal "Seth DeValve would maneuver his large frame into a textbook position and complete an eye-opening catch with a defender draped on his back. The scene repeatedly unfolded during spring practices and each time served as a reminder that DeValve is bigger, faster and stronger than he was when the..." June 24

  • Jabrill Peppers still at odds with Cleveland Browns over contract

    Michigan Live "Jabrill Peppers remains the only member of the Cleveland Brown's draft class to not to sign a contract. And his fight isn't necessarily over money. The former Michigan standout is haggling with Cleveland over offset language in his contract, legalese that protects NFL teams from having to..." June 24

  • Browns see improvement from 2016 fourth-round pick Ricardo Louis

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Ricardo Louis was one of 14 draft picks to make the Cleveland Browns last season. However, Louis, a fourth-round pick out of Auburn, had some difficulty making the transition to the NFL and only managed 18 catches for 205 yards in his rookie campaign. But with a year under his..." June 23

  • 1999 NFL expansion draft: Look back at the Cleveland Browns' re-entry into the league

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL’s newest franchise, will take part in one of sports’ rarest and most intriguing exercises on Wednesday -- the expansion draft. It’s something that we don’t see often, as the appetite for pro sports expansion has dwindled. Back in the mid-90s and early part of..." June 22

  • Released Browns CB calls Cleveland unstable, glad he's not stuck 'on bad team'

    CBS Sports "When the Browns signed Tramon Williams in March 2015, the team was coming off an encouraging season; they had just finished 7-9 -- their best record since 2007 -- and more than that, in early November they were 6-3 and led the AFC North before a 1-6 finished torpedoed any playoff chances. The..." June 22

  • Corey Coleman Not Charged In Assault

    Akron Beacon Journal "A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted the brother of Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman and another man on assault charges stemming from a physical altercation Dec. 31 in the downtown Cleveland building in which the player lives. Coleman hasn’t been charged. He was not named in the..." June 22

  • Browns receiver Corey Coleman participated in beating; his brother and friend are charged, court records say

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A probable cause affidavit filed with the indictment charging the brother of Browns receiver Corey Coleman in a New Years Eve attack says the player took part in the beating. But Coleman himself is not charged in the encounter at his downtown Cleveland condo that left a man unconscious and..." June 20

  • DeShone Kizer gains ground on Cody Kessler in Browns quarterback competition

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns rookie DeShone Kizer has considerably narrowed the gap on Cody Kessler in the quarterback competition and will press him hard for the starting job in training camp. The No. 52 overall pick out of Notre Dame, Kizer started out third in the quarterback rotation behind Kessler and Brock..." June 20

  • Is Jabrill Peppers the next Josh Cribbs in Cleveland?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jabrill Peppers has yet to play a snap in the NFL, but that's not stopping one Browns assistant from setting the bar high from the start. And it's not regarding the former Paramus Catholic star's defensive ability, but rather his potential to become a special teams star. Browns special teams..." June 20

  • Versatile Browns rookie Jabrill Peppers has special teams coordinator Chris Tabor thinking about Josh Cribbs

    Akron Beacon Journal "When the Browns drafted strong safety Jabrill Peppers the night of April 27, special teams coordinator Chris Tabor reacted as if he had just hit the Mega Millions jackpot. In a video produced by the Browns and published on their website, coach Hue Jackson walked down a hallway and yelled for..." June 19

  • McAfee rips ex-Colts GM Grigson: Browns should send him to Canada

    Pro Football Talk "Monday’s PFT Live included a two-hour visit with former Colts punter and current Barstool Sports personality Pat McAfee. McAfee didn’t take long to continue to fire shots at the former G.M. of the team for which McAfee played. As to the question of the day — Which NFL trade would you do right..." June 19

  • Linebacker Jamie Collins wows coaches with secret skills, versatility, intelligence

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns strongside linebacker Jamie Collins is a man of many talents, including some hidden ones that have amazed his new coaches. Did you know Collins, 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, can do seven consecutive back handsprings followed by a backflip? Well, it’s true. Collins posted a video of the..." June 18

  • Kirby Wilson says Isaiah Crowell has only ‘scratched the surface’ and ‘he’s not even in his prime yet’

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns running backs coach and run-game coordinator Kirby Wilson likes to avoid discussing contract issues with his players. “But like anything, you always hope for the best for all your guys,” Wilson said Thursday as mandatory minicamp wrapped up, “and that’s where I am on that.” If running..." June 17

  • Myles Garrett diagnosed with lateral foot sprain

    Larry Brown Sports "Myles Garrett has been diagnosed with a foot sprain, but the good news is he should be ready for camp. The Cleveland Browns’ No. 1 overall pick re-injured his left foot during practice at minicamp on Wednesday. He underwent testing and was wearing a walking boot, and now he has been diagnosed..." June 17

  • Brock Osweiler comes a long way (unless the Browns still hope to trade him)

    Pro Football Talk "In little more than three months, the attitude of the Cleveland Browns regarding quarterback Brock Osweiler has changed dramatically. Unless it hasn’t. After the Browns traded for Osweiler on March 9, making him a footnote to the press release that focused on the second-round pick they acquired..." June 17

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