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  • Browns, Patriots, Chargers, Jaguars & Cowboys Worth Watching For Gerald McCoy

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter mentions that the Browns, Patriots, Chargers, Jaguars and Cowboysamong others could make sense as potential landing spots for recently released DT Gerald McCoy. McCoy would like to sign with a playoff contender and still make money, so depending..." May 21

  • Odell Beckham Jr. signals for Gerald McCoy to sign with Browns

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. And one high-profile player wants him to sign with the Cleveland Browns. Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. responded to an Instagram post from ESPN’s Adam Schefter by calling on McCoy to sign in..." May 21

  • Freddie Kitchens: We went to baptism to support Kareem Hunt as a person

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kareem Hunt spent Sunday and Monday with bosses John Dorsey and Freddie Kitchens, but only one of those encounters was on the calendar. A day before Hunt golfed in the Browns’ charity outing at Westwood Country Club on Monday, Dorsey and Kitchens showed up unexpectedly at his..." May 20

  • Freddie Kitchens, John Dorsey attend Kareem Hunt’s baptism on Sunday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns running back Kareem Hunt said on Wednesday that he was getting baptized today. Sunday, he had at least two prominent supporters in attendance at True Vine Baptist Church. Browns GM John Dorsey and head coach Freddie Kitchens surprised their new running back by attending his..." May 20

  • Odell Beckham Jr. prepared to have huge first season with the Browns

    Clutch Points "The Cleveland Browns made one of the biggest splashes in football this offseason, trading for New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to pair with Jarvis Landry. With Baker Mayfield at quarterback and Nick Chubb (and eventually Kareem Hunt) in the backfield, the Browns should..." May 19

  • Baker Mayfield: Don’t overlook our running game

    Canton Rep "The running back who might make the Browns’ offense is a barreling truck kind of blunt. Kind of like his name. Nick Chubb. Chubb, who reached 1,000 yards in the season finale at Baltimore, then retreated from four figures when he lost yards on the last carry of his..." May 19

  • Browns’ Kareem Hunt, taking twice-weekly counseling sessions, speaks about earning back trust

    Clutch Points "Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt knows he needs to do a lot to win some fans over, and so far he is taking all the right steps. Hunt has gone to counseling twice a week for some months now, and he is also getting baptized this weekend. Hunt knows how much he has hurt everyone..." May 19

  • Olivier Vernon 'ready to get it rolling' with Browns

    Ohio.com "When the Browns reached an agreement to trade for Olivier Vernon on March 8, the veteran defensive end had no idea General Manager John Dorsey would pull off an NFL-rocking blockbuster deal just four days later. But, of course, that’s exactly what happened. After..." May 18

  • Colin Cowherd Fires Back At Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. For Ripping Him On Twitter

    Total Pro Sports "Let’s run down how we got to this moment. On Thursday, The Herd with Colin Cowherd decided to have some fun at the expense of Odell Beckham Jr. by creating a Family Feud-themed list of the star wide receiver’s top 10 most memorable moments as a way of stating he has more..." May 17

  • Tiki Barber glad Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr.

    New York Post "Not everyone pulling for the Giants hated the Odell Beckham Jr. trade. Tiki Barber actually believes Big Blue made the correct decision to move the superstar wide receiver because Beckham wasn’t giving them any other choice. “I think Odell wanted to go and [general..." May 17

  • Freddie Kitchen talks up Browns’ new defensive playmakers

    Clevelandbrowns.com "These days, all of the Browns-related attention seems to be paid to the team's new infusion of young, high-level talent on the offensive side of the ball. It begins with the quarterback, Baker Mayfield, then expands to the star-studded receiving corps. Mayfield attempted to direct..." May 17

  • Baker Mayfield blasts ‘clown’ Colin Cowherd in defense of Odell Beckham

    Larry Brown Sports "The drama between Baker Mayfield and Colin Cowherd has flared up once again, with Odell Beckham Jr in the middle of things. Things started on Thursday when Cowherd mocked Beckham in a segment about the receiver’s top 10 moments. Most of the “moments” picked on..." May 17

  • Browns sign running back D’Ernest Johnson

    Dawgs By Nature "The Cleveland Browns signed running back D’Ernest Johnson on Thursday. In a corresponding transaction, the team waived running back L.J. Scott, who had just signed with the Browns on Monday. Both moves were announced on the team’s..." May 16

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Calls Out Colin Cowherd Over 'Memorable Moments' List

    The Big Lead "Odell Beckham Jr. has long been a polarizing player in this league. While he’s no doubt an outstanding football player, his extracurricular activities both on and off the field are matters of much discussion. Thus, when Colin Cowherd made his list of “memorable..." May 16

  • Browns QB Baker Mayfield ditches trademark beard ahead of summer wedding

    WKYC "All good things must come to an end. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield will be tying the knot with his fiancée, Emily Wilkinson, this summer, and ahead of the impending nuptials, the second-year player parted ways with his beloved trademark beard. The Browns..." May 16

  • Kareem Hunt promises John Dorsey he won’t commit another act of violence: ‘You can trust me’

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Running back Kareem Hunt promised Browns GM John Dorsey, who gave him a second NFL chance when most others wouldn’t, that he’ll never commit another act of violence. “Yes, I definitely did,’’ Hunt said in his first interview Wednesday since the Browns..." May 15

  • Kareem Hunt: 'I got to earn people's trust back'

    NFL.com "Running back Kareem Hunt spoke to the media Wednesday, marking the first time since signing with the Cleveland Browns. The signing drew a lot of controversy when considering the circumstances of his well-documented release from the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov...." May 15

  • Odell Beckham's alarming actions around Browns OTAs speak louder than his words

    Sporting News "Browns OTAs began this week, and the big news was that new wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. showed up and participated for one day before taking off once again. This was noteworthy after Beckham had not been seen in Cleveland since his post-trade press conference. Sorry, but..." May 15

  • Duke Johnson not at Browns OTAs after all

    Pro Football Talk "Despite reports earlier this week that Browns running back Duke Johnson was going to show up for OTAs, today’s OTAs came and went without Johnson. Johnson asked to be traded earlier this offseason, the Browns said no many times, but there were indications he was..." May 15

  • Baker Mayfield’s beef with Kliff Kingsbury could be even better in the NFL

    SB Nation "The Arizona Cardinals hired former Texas Tech head coach (and briefly, USC offensive coordinator) Kliff Kingsbury in January 2019. His offensive resume is impressive, as well as the quarterbacks he’s coached: Case Keenum, Johnny Manziel, Baker Mayfield,..." May 15

  • Freddie Kitchens Seems To Call Odell Beckham Jr. Out For Not Showing Up To OTAs

    Total Pro Sports "It looks like things are off to a rocky start in Cleveland already. On Tuesday, Odell Beckham Jr. took part in organized team activities, but the good times wouldn’t extend 24 hours later as OBJ did not show up to voluntary workouts with his new team. During..." May 15

  • NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy

    Detroit Free Press "The pain wasn't the same as a midair smack from a hulking linebacker while coming across the middle, but former Detroit Lions superstar receiver Calvin Johnson said he needed some serious relief during his 2016 season on "Dancing with the Stars."  “When I..." May 15

  • NFL Rumors: Patriots ‘Likely’ Signing Jamie Collins Three Years After Trading Linebacker

    NESN "Ben Watson might not be the only former New England Patriot returning to Foxboro this spring. The Patriots are in talks with Jamie Collins about potentially bringing the free agent linebacker back to New England, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday. In fact, a..." May 15

  • One Thing Standing Between Bucs and Browns in Gerald McCoy Trade

    Bucs Nation "The question seems to be more about when and how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will move on from Gerald McCoy, not if. For the Cleveland Browns, their question is whether they’ve done enough to seize the moment (2019 NFL Season) or not. There’s an answer to..." May 14

  • Odell Beckham Jr. back with Browns as OTA practices set to begin

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reunited with the organization Monday on the eve of its first organized team activity practice. Beckham’s whereabouts were revealed on social media. He is among the Browns players who appeared in an Instagram video shot in the..." May 14

  • Duke Johnson participating in Browns OTAs after skipping the offseason program until now, source says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Running back Duke Johnson, who’s skipped the Browns’ voluntary offseason program until now, will participate in OTAs which begin Tuesday, a league source told cleveland.com. Johnson’s agent, Kristin Campbell, asked the Browns to trade him as reported by..." May 14

  • Cleveland Browns sign LJ Scott, waive Devante Mays

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Browns announced the following in a press release: Scott is an undrafted rookie out of Michigan State, measuring at 6-0, 227 pounds. He closed out his four-year career as a Spartan ranking ninth among the program’s all-time leaders in rushing yards (2,855) and..." May 13

  • Browns sign running back L.J. Scott

    Dawgs By Nature "The Cleveland Browns signed running back L.J. Scott on Monday. In a subsequent transaction, the team waived running back Devante Mays. An undrafted free agent, Scott played four years at Michigan State, where he made 23 starts. He finished his collegiate..." May 13

  • Hard Knocks team for 2019 still in limbo

    Clutch Points "The NFL offseason has been chugging along, and the start of the season seems right around the corner. But one important milestone has been missing, as we still don’t know which team is going to appear on ‘Hard Knocks.’ The popular HBO show has usually announced its team for..." May 13

  • Browns remain interested in Gerald McCoy

    Canton Rep "The Browns’ interest in Gerald McCoy remains real. We reported the interest shortly after GM John Dorsey came away from the draft without having picked a defensive lineman. We believe the team remains quite interested in adding the six-time Pro Bowler to what could be..." May 12

  • Baker Mayfield Blasts “Soft People” At Ohio School For Eliminating Valedictorian, Salutatorian

    Total Pro Sports "Baker Mayfield isn’t happy with a recent decision made by a high school in Ohio. The Cleveland Browns quarterback was recently searching Twitter when he came across a post that said Mason High School in Mason, Ohio had plans to do away with valedictorian and salutatorian in an..." May 12

  • Browns GM John Dorsey Spent First Round of NFL Draft Prank Calling Other GMs

    The Big Lead "The Cleveland Browns did not have a first-round pick in this year’s NFL draft, as it was sent to the New York Giants in the Odell Beckham Jr.trade. It’s a trade you make every time, to be sure, but it meant GM John Dorsey didn’t have a lot to do on that first night. He likely..." May 11

  • Here are seven trades that make sense now that the draft is over, including a Patriots blockbuster

    CBS Sports "With the NFL Draft now in the rearview mirror, this is usually the part of the offseason where there's not very much excitement, but don't worry, because there could actually be some excitement this year in the form of some wild trades.  With the draft over and the free..." May 10

  • Why NFL players should never 'do anything for free' according to NFLPA director

    NBC Sports Washington "If it was up to NFL Player's Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, players like Redskins rookie Montez Sweat wouldn't step a foot near the field at rookie minicamp without a contract. And all players, he said, wouldn't do anything on the field for things..." May 10

  • Steelers rookie Justin Layne dumps Cleveland Browns theme in home

    ESPN "New Steeler Justin Layne promised on draft night "we're taking all the Browns stuff down" from his Cleveland home. Layne wasn't lying, and his dad had his back. "Yes sir. Oh yeah, Browns everywhere, my dad took it all down and replaced it --..." May 10

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Follow the money. The statement is as true in professional football as any other walk of life.  NFL teams won't release good players without reason. Mitigating factors prompt such action. More often than not, a burdensome contract causes the organization to move on from..." May 10

  • Baker Mayfield is the perfect quarterback for Odell Beckham Jr.

    SB Nation "It’s still sinking in that the Cleveland Browns will be a must-watch team this season. They finally have a star quarterback in Baker Mayfield, which has given them the flexibility to be aggressive with their roster construction. The biggest move they made to attack their..." May 10

  • NFL Jersey Ads Could Be Lucrative, But Complicated

    SI "If you view the NFL and its teams as a greedy business, you’d have a pretty good point. Teams raise ticket prices even after losing seasons. They put city councils in chokeholds for tax dollars to renovate existing stadiums or make new ones entirely. The league pays its..." May 10

  • Giants felt like Odell Beckham ‘was a problem the whole time’ but locker room disagreed, Landon Collins says

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Giants decided not to franchise tag their 25-year-old three-time Pro Bowl safety, defensive co-captain Landon Collins’ free-agent departure figured to be the biggest roster shake-up this offseason. Then the Odell Beckham trade..." May 10

  • John Dorsey: Browns fans more passionate than Packers

    WKYC "Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey knows a thing or two about playing in front of and leading teams that have passionate fan bases. As a player and young executive, Dorsey grew up in the Green Bay Packers’ organization, and later, became the general manager of the..." May 10

  • Odell Beckham Jr. clarifies his comments about turning the Browns into the new Patriots

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Maybe it was the kilt and ripped tux sleeves that had him feeling all bold and dauntless. Whatever the case, Odell Beckham Jr. found himself telling GQ The Magazine on Monday night at the Met Gala that he hoped to stick around long enough to help turn the Browns into a dynasty -- the..." May 09

  • Which quarterbacks won’t get big-money long-term deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Over the past few years, NFL teams have made a habit out of handing out new contract after new contract to quarterbacks, with in many cases the latest quarterback to sign becoming the highest-paid player in league history. Since June 2017, Derek Carr passed Andrew..." May 08

  • Browns cut Ashton Lampkin, Xavier Woodson-Luster

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns waived defensive back Ashton Lampkin and linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster, according to the NFL’s official transactions. Lampkin, 25, has never played a regular-season NFL game. He entered the league in 2017 as an undrafted free agent, signing with the..." May 07

  • Odell Beckham Jr. thought he’d be traded to Cleveland Browns in 2018

    Clutch Points "The Cleveland Browns made headlines with their acquisition of former New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. this offseason. It appears the star wideout had a feeling that he would ultimately end up in Cleveland. There had been plenty of speculation regarding Beckham’s..." May 07

  • Odell Beckham Jr. thinks Baker Mayfield is going to be a Hall of Famer

    OU Daily "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sees big things coming from his team, especially from his quarterback. In an interview with GQ Magazine, Beckham expressed high expectations for Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, saying he's going to the NFL Hall of..." May 07

  • Cincinnati Bengals claim RB Darrin Hall off waivers

    Yahoo! Sports "Running back Darrin Hall was dropped by the Browns on Monday, but he won’t have to leave the state to continue pursuing his NFL career. The Bengals announced on Tuesday that Hall has been added to the roster after a successful waiver claim. Hall signed with the Browns..." May 07

  • Next wave of free agency expected after Tuesday's comp-pick deadline

    The Score "The NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror, and the last big wave of free-agent signings could be just around the corner. After Tuesday's deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET, teams will be able to ink players on the open market without those additions counting against the 2020..." May 07

  • Odell Beckham Jr. admits he ‘wasn’t very happy’ in New York

    Clutch Points "The Big Apple seems a perfect place for a guy with the personality like Odell Beckham Jr., but evidently, it wasn’t and he admits he wasn’t very happy with the New York Giants. At first, after being traded to the Cleveland Browns, Beckham was a bit shocked, but now says he..." May 07

  • Odell Beckham: I plan to turn the Browns into the new Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "Odell Beckham is optimistic about his future in Cleveland. Beckham told GQ that he believes he can win multiple Super Bowls, and that the Browns can succeed the Patriots as the best team in the NFL. “I plan on being there for the next five years and..." May 07

  • Greedy Williams set to bring an ‘alpha mentality’ to Cleveland Browns

    Clutch Points "Cleveland Browns cornerback Greedy Williams may have fallen in the 2019 NFL Draft more than he expected. Regardless, it is clear that the Browns are still enamored with what he brings to the table. Williams enjoyed a stellar career at LSU. According to Nate Ulrich of the Beacon..." May 06