Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Elise Christie’s run of terrible Olympic luck continues

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

For every story of unexpected triumph in the Olympics, the soft-focus Olympic TV features tell us, there’s a story of crushing agony. If that’s true, the heartbreaks of Elise Christie are supporting a whole fistful of gold-medal stories. 2014, 500m final: Disqualified after getting tangled up with another skater halfway through the race.

Bengals’ McCarron granted unrestricted free agency

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Quarterback AJ McCarron will be an unrestricted free agent when free agency opens next month after an arbitrator ruled Thursday in favor of his service time grievance filed against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to multiple reports. McCarron, who has been Andy Dalton's backup with the Bengals for the past three seasons, joins Drew Brees, Kirk Cousins, Sam Bradford and Case Keenum among the unrestricted free-agent options at quarterback when the free agency period starts March 14.

Browns OT Thomas invites Cousins to become Cleveland legend

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Left tackle Joe Thomas extended an interesting invitation to likely free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins: Come to Cleveland and become a legend with the Browns. Cousins can hit the open market in March unless the Redskins apply the franchise tag in an effort to make a trade. Washington has a deal in place to acquire Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs, ending Cousins' run as the Redskins' starter.

Wednesday’s Sports In Brief

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he is making a football comeback. Manziel announced Wednesday that he'll participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for players hoping to impress NFL scouts.

Former Steelers OC Haley excited about new start with Browns

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Todd Haley's dad played for the Steelers, so he grew up in a household where enemy lines were clearly defined. ''I hated the Browns,'' Haley said. After six successful seasons guiding one of the NFL's most high-powered offenses in Pittsburgh, Haley is starting anew in Cleveland with the winless Browns, a team he once reviled but always respected.

Ex-Heisman winner Manziel attempts comeback in Spring League

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. Manziel announced Wednesday that he'll participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for players hoping to impress NFL scouts.

Ex-Browns WR Massaquoi had left hand amputated after ATV accident

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi had most of his left hand amputated last year after an ATV accident, he revealed in a video published Monday on The Players' Tribune. Massaquoi showed the prosthetic he now wears in place of most

Former Browns’ receiver Mohamed Massaquoi nearly lost entire hand in ATV accident

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Former Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi lost most of his left hand after an ATV accident last year. It’s been a while since Mohamed Massaquoi played in the NFL. The second-round pick out of Georgia in 2009 spent four seasons with the Cleveland Browns – as a wide receiver.

Grading all seven NFL head-coaching hires this offseason

Monday, February 12th, 2018

It took a little longer than expected after the Indianapolis Colts had to try again, but every NFL head-coaching vacancy is now filled. Five of the seven new coaches haven’t been head coaches in the NFL before. Pat Shurmur was an NFL head coach before and didn’t do well with the Cleveland Browns, but that can be excused because nobody does well with the Browns.

Johnny Manziel reveals bipolar diagnosis, says he’s sober

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Former NFL star @JManziel2 reflects on 'mistakes,' reveals bipolar diagnosis in an exclusive interview with @tjholmes. Johnny Manziel recently did an interview that aired on “Good Morning America” on Monday, and in it he revealed that he’s sober, and also that he’s been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Manziel seemed to be quite forthcoming in speaking with reporter T.J. Holmes, saying of the behavior that led to him being booted by the Cleveland Browns after just two years, “I had a sense of entitlement about what I had accomplished and the age that I’d accomplished it, and it got so ingrained, only caring about what Johnny wanted,” he said.