Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

NFL notebook: Bengals’ Green ‘still a ways to go’

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green doesn't appear to be returning to the field in the near future. "If I can go, I can go," Green said, via the Dayton Daily News. Green's name has been tossed about as a potential target prior to the trade deadline, although Bengals coach Zac Taylor was definitive last week that the star wideout won't be dealt.

NFL cracks down on criticizing refs with fines for Baker Mayfield, Clay Matthews

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Multiple players blasted the referees in the aftermath of last week's games.

Seahawks add Jarran Reed to active roster, place Will Dissly on IR

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

The Seahawks officially get defensive tackle Jarran Reed back from a six-game suspension for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. After rejoining the team on Monday, Reed was officially added to the team's 53-man roster on Saturday. Reed's promotion back to the roster comes in place of tight end Will Dissly, who was placed on injured reserve after tearing his left Achilles last week against the Cleveland Browns.

Chargers LT Okung returns from pulmonary embolism

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers left tackle Russell Okung said Thursday he is ready to return from the pulmonary embolism that has sidelined him since June. "I've been looking forward to this day for several weeks and I'm excited to officially announce that I will be back to football as early as Week 7," the 32-year-old posted on Twitter. A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Okung has been on the reserve/non-football injury list throughout the Chargers' disappointing 2-4 start.

Browns star Garrett says fan punched him in face

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett said Wednesday that he was punched in the face by a fan. "A 'fan' hopped out his car to take a picture with me and then punched me in my face. Hm, put your legs into it might have actually made me flinch," Garrett wrote on Twitter while revealing the experience.

Browns GM hints he’s discussed Trent Williams with Redskins

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey already has pulled off one blockbuster trade. Dorsey said he's had ''a few conversations'' lately with Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen and hinted one of the topics discussed has been a trade for star left tackle Trent Williams. Dorsey, who maintains the Browns can still accomplish all their goals despite a 2-4 start, was asked if Allen might trade his left tackle, meaning Williams.

Dummy of the Day: Browns’ Myles Garrett says fan asked for picture, then punched him in face

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

According to Cleveland Browns pass rusher Myles Garrett, on Wednesday he was approached by an alleged fan. Cleveland's Myles Garrett says an anonymous fan tried to sucker punch him. A “fan” hopped out his car to take a picture with me and then punched me in my face.

Cleveland Browns fan sues team over beer-soaked kerfuffle

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

All Eric Smith wanted was an apology from the Cleveland Browns. Now, he has filed a lawsuit against the NFL team for mistakenly banning him from attending games. Smith received a call from the Browns organization following the team's early September loss to the Tennessee Titans, telling him that he was banned from FirstEnergy Stadium for pouring a beer on Titans defensive back Logan Ryan after a touchdown against the Browns.

NFL news and notes: Mayfield expected back after Browns bye, Bennett suspended

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Eyebrows were raised when the New England Patriots defensive end was absent from practice on Tuesday, and it was later reported he was banned for one week due to conduct detrimental to the team. Michael Bennett, an 11-year veteran who was traded to New England in March, later addressed the situation and clarified the origin of the ban. Bennett has played on just 35.7 per cent of the Patriots' defensive snaps this season and will not be able to return until Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns.

Multiple Oregon State Beavers selected in the XFL Draft

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Multiple former Beavers will be playing professionally. Today, the XFL kicked off its preseason with a draft that was broken up into five different phases broken up by position. First, the Los Angeles Wildcats took offensive guard Fred Lauina with the eighth pick of the second round of the offensive line phase (16th overall).