Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Dislocated, fractured ankle ends season for Colts receiver

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts will put receiver Daurice Fountain on season-ending injured reserve with a dislocated and fractured left ankle. Coach Frank Reich confirmed the diagnosis Sunday and said the Colts will give him all the support he needs. The second-year receiver was injured on a running play during Thursday's joint practice with the Cleveland Browns.

Gilbert outduels Brissett, Browns clip Colts

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

With both starting quarterbacks sitting out, Cleveland Browns backup Garrett Gilbert threw for 151 yards and two scores to outduel Jacoby Brissett in a 21-18 victory Saturday afternoon over the host Indianapolis Colts. Gilbert, a standout in this spring's Alliance of American Football, completed 13 of 19 passes, including a 4-yard score to Jaelen Strong and a 6-yarder to D'Ernest Johnson. Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. and the Browns' other starters did not play, after two productive joint-practice sessions with the Colts during the week.

Gilbert buys time to find Strong in back of end zone for TD

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Cleveland Browns quarterback Garrett Gilbert buys time to find wide receiver Jaelen Strong in back of end zone for touchdown. Watch this game on NFL NETWORK

NFL conditionally reinstates Pats’ Josh Gordon

Friday, August 16th, 2019

The NFL has conditionally reinstated New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon, who had been suspended indefinitely under the league's substance abuse policy. "We are all rooting for Josh to succeed, both personally and professionally," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement on Friday. Gordon was suspended indefinitely in December 2018 for violating the league's substance abuse policy in what was the latest chapter of his struggles.

Dwayne Haskins’ 1st TD with Redskins was a doozy; Can he win the starting job?

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Dwayne Haskins' NFL preseason debut against the Cleveland Browns last week was a mixed bag complete with big throws and mistakes While he showed some of the upside that made him a first-round pick, the bottom line for the Washington Redskins quarterback was not a success, as he threw for a pair of interceptions without a touchdown in a 30-10 loss. In Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Haskins ensured that his touchdown drought would not extend another week. Spelling veteran Case Keenum, who started the game and presumably has the leg up for the Week 1 job, Haskins got on the board in emphatic fashion late in the second quarter.

NFL notebook: Gordon reportedly willing to miss games

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is prepared to sit out regular-season games absent a new contract, ESPN reported Thursday. The report adds that Gordon, a two-time Pro Bowler, wants to return in time for the regular season, but the sides have not made progress toward a deal. Gordon, 26, has held out for all of training camp in search of an extension as he enters the fifth-year option of his rookie contract, which will pay him $5.6 million in 2019.

Colts WR Fountain suffers serious ankle injury

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Daurice Fountain was carted off the practice field Thursday after reportedly sustaining a dislocated and fractured left ankle. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport tweeted that Fountain "likely have surgery right away" and called it a "bad situation for a good, young player." Fountain sustained the injury in a non-contact moment during a joint practice with the Cleveland Browns.

Nate Burleson breaks down why Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett is a top edge rusher in NFL

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Nate Burleson breaks down why Cleveland Browns defensive end is one of the most dominant edge rushers in the NFL.

Odell Beckham Jr. misses Browns practice with reported ‘hip injury’

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

A mysterious hip injury kept Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out of practice Wednesday as head coach Freddie Kitchens assured reporters that it's nothing serious. Kitchens declined to divulge the nature of the injury that kept Beckham sidelined, opting instead to describe it as “a little bit of something going on but we expect him back pretty soon. Not a hip pointer Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot cited a team source that described the ailment as a “hip injury” while clarifying that an earlier report that he suffered a hip pointer was inaccurate.

Beckham ‘has a little bit of something going on’ – Kitchens

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr "has a little bit of something going on" after sitting out the team portion of joint practice on Wednesday. That is according to Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens, who oversaw joint practice with the Indianapolis Colts midweek. New Browns wide receiver Beckham – who arrived from the New York Giants – is reportedly dealing with a hip injury.