Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Baker Mayfield honors ROY bet between Saquon Barkley with diamond-encrusted chain

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Baker Mayfield is a man of his word. The Cleveland Browns quarterback honored his Offensive Rookie of the Year bet with New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley by giving the former Penn State star an iced-out chain paying tribute to Barkley's larger than life quads. “It's for a chain,” Barkley said in February.

Former NFL head coach Jeff Fisher on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s New York Giants comments: ‘You can understand where it’s coming from’

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Former NFL head coach Jeff Fisher and NFL Network's David Carr weigh in on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s recent comments about his time with the New York Giants.

Fifteen open practices for the Browns this summer

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Expectations and interest in the Browns are higher than they've been in some time and fans will have a lot of chances to check in on the team's progress during training camp this summer. The Browns announced their slate of practices open to the public for July and August on Thursday and they will be welcoming fans to their facility in Berea, Ohio for 15 of those sessions. There will be a $5 charge for admission to that event with the proceeds benefiting the Cleveland Browns Foundation “Get 2 School” campaign.

Baker Mayfield takes his Texas trash talk up a notch, calls out Sam Ehlinger

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Baker Mayfield just can't resist taking shots at the University of Texas. Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy winner out of Oklahoma who is entering his second season as the quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, was asked in a radio interview about some of the hype surrounding the Longhorns, OU's archrival, entering the 2019 college football season. Mayfield, an Austin native who began his collegiate career at Texas Tech before transferring to OU, isn't buying it.

NFL notebook: Suspended Pats WR Gordon works with Brady

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Suspended New England Patriots wideout Josh Gordon and quarterback Tom Brady got together for a workout this week. Brady posted a GIF on Instagram on Wednesday showing him throwing to Gordon, with the caption "Practice makes perfect." ESPN reported the photo came from a workout Tuesday. Brady regularly connects with teammates for workouts during the offseason, but Gordon's future is murky after he was suspended indefinitely by the NFL in December for violating the terms of his reinstatement from a yearlong ban for substance abuse.

Report: Savage expected to join Jets’ scouting staff

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Former Senior Bowl director and Cleveland Browns general manager Phil Savage is expected to join the New York Jets' personnel department under new general manager Joe Douglas, NFL Network reported Tuesday. Per the report, Savage's role is not yet fully defined, but an announcement "should come this week," absent a setback. Savage, 54, worked with Douglas when both were with the Baltimore Ravens, Savage as director of college scouting (1996-2002) and then director of player personnel (2003-04) and Douglas as a scout (2000-2014).

Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander setting lofty goals for second season

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander intends to make some significant strides in his second season in Green Bay. Alexander believes he can play to a standard deserving of postseason recognition now that he has a year of experience under his belt. Alexander was the 18th overall pick of last year's NFL Draft and appeared in 13 games with 11 starts for the Packers in 2018.

2019 Browns fantasy football team preview: Finding truth in the hype

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The Yahoo Fantasy analysts will preview all 32 NFL teams between now and the end of July as training camps open. If there is one word to describe the Cleveland Browns of 2019, that word would be “Hope.” Hope that Baker Mayfield can be the end to the incessant, painful search for a quarterback. Hope that with a weapon like Odell Beckham Jr., together with Nick Chubb, David Njoku, and Jarvis Landry, the Browns can field a fearsome offense.

Will Nick Chubb be a top-12 fantasy running back in 2019?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans explains why the Cleveland Browns running back will take over the feature role and finish as a must-own fantasy option.

Travis Kelce says Chiefs’ cutting player who kicked a woman and lied about it ‘ripped our hearts out’

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Video of Hunt kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel surfaced via TMZ in late November 2018. The incident, which occurred the previous February, landed Hunt on Commissioner's Exempt List hours after it became public. The Chiefs — who were previously aware Hunt had been involved in an altercation — released him from the team five hours later when it became apparent he had lied to his bosses. It's an ugly situation all around and one Kansas City would likely prefer to move on from after getting rid of Hunt.