Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

The Latest: Falcons coach Quinn hits reset button (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
It's reset time for the Falcons. ''Grieving is not for me,'' Quinn said. Quinn reached out to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona to find out how they dealt with the disappointment of losing in the postseason after building 3-1 leads last year.

Browns' Jamie Meder signs; field goal block secured lone win (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
The Cleveland Browns re-signed defensive lineman Jamie Meder, who blocked a late field goal to give the team its only win last season. The 6-foot-3, 308-pounder had a strong third season with Cleveland, recording 48 tackles and a sack in 15 starts. The 25-year-old Meder has played in 33 games for Cleveland since being signed to the practice squad in 2014.

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Browns coach Hue Jackson has little use for pro days, especially when looking at quarterbacks. Cleveland is still searching for its franchise QB after nearly two decades back in the NFL. The Browns have the top overall draft pick following a 1-15 season, and also the 12th pick.

Josh Gordon, still waiting for reinstatement, has a new, famous trainer and a new agent (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon is just 25 years old. The problem is that the NFL has to let him back in. Gordon, the NFL’s leading receiver in 2013 who has played just five games since then due to suspensions, started the process of getting reinstated earlier this month and is awaiting word from the NFL, according to ESPN.com.

GM: Jets unlikely to add another vet QB after McCown signing (The Associated Press)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
It appears Josh McCown will be the lone veteran in the New York Jets' quarterbacks room this summer. The Jets might add yet another youngster, but whether McCown is the starter when the season begins remains to be seen. General manager Mike Maccagnan said during a conference call Friday that it's ''highly unlikely'' the Jets will bring in another experienced QB after signing McCown on Monday.

Browns return specialist Josh Cribbs officially retires (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
There will be no more returns for Josh Cribbs. The former Browns Pro Bowl return specialist and wide receiver officially announced his retirement Wednesday from the NFL, ending a storybook career he began as an undrafted free agent quarterback out of Kent State. Cribbs played eight seasons with Cleveland, where he blossomed into one of the league's best career returners.

Safety Tony Jefferson checked on 'Madden' how he'd look in a Ravens uniform before signing (Shutdown Corner)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
There are a lot of factors that go into signing with a team in NFL free agency. Jefferson told NFL.com he checked out on the “Madden” video game how he’d look in the uniforms of his free-agent suitors. “I am a guy of swagger, so I gotta check the swag at all points before I make a decision,” Jefferson told NFL.com.

Lions re-sign DE Armonty Bryant (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have re-signed defensive end Armonty Bryant.

Browns GM and coach not attending Mitchell Trubisky's pro day, didn't attend Deshaun Watson's either (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Whatever the top decision makers for the Cleveland Browns are doing this Tuesday is apparently more important than attending North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s pro-day workout. Browns coach Hue Jackson and general manager Sashi Brown won’t attend Trubisky’s pro-day workout, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The duo didn’t attend Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson’s pro day last week either, sending vice president of player personnel Andrew Berry instead while they worked out another top prospect, the Plain Dealer said.

Jets sign veteran QB Josh McCown to 1-year deal (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 20th, 2017
The New York Jets have turned to Josh McCown in their winter-long search for a quarterback. A person familiar with the one-year contract told The Associated Press that the deal is for $6 million fully guaranteed, as first reported by ESPN and NFL Network. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the Jets didn't release financial terms.