Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Lincoln Riley ‘Totally’ Expects Browns’ Baker Mayfield to Bounce Back in 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Baker Mayfield's former coach at Oklahoma, Lincoln Riley, told the First Take crew on Monday morning that he believes the Cleveland Browns quarterback will have a bounceback season after a disappointing 2019. Mayfield, 24, finished his sophomore campaign with 3,827 passing yards, 22 touchdowns and 21 interceptions, completing just 59.4 percent of his passes. The Browns went 6-10 despite coming into the year with high expectations.

Should the Browns replace Olivier Vernon with Jadeveon Clowney? (poll)

Monday, April 6th, 2020

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Jadeveon Clowney or Olivier Vernon? That seems to be a question the Browns have raised in recent weeks, and as Mary Kay Cabot reported on Saturday, the Browns continue to monitor Clowney’s free agency. Vernon’s status with the Browns has been in question this offseason, mostly due to his $15.5 million price tag in 2020.

OU football: Lincoln Riley discusses offseason, fate of 2020 season on ESPN’s First Take, The Franchise Sports

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley made appearances on ESPN's First Take and The Franchise Sports Monday and discussed the fate of the 2020 season and how he is adjusting to working remotely. The college football world appears divided on if and when the 2020 season will be played. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said last week he expects the season to start on time, while ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit said he would be "shocked" if the season is played in the fall.

Seahawks reportedly facing stiff competition from Browns for Clowney

Monday, April 6th, 2020

After nearly three weeks of free agency, defensive end Jadeveon Clowney remains unsigned, and a new team has reportedly entered the competition to sign the talented defensive end who spent 2019 with the Seahawks. According to ESPN senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler, the Cleveland Browns are not only looking at signing Clowney, but that it’s believed that the Browns have gotten closer to Clowney’s asking price than any other team, including the Seahawks.

Five edge rushers who could fit the Cleveland Browns on Day 2 of the NFL Draft 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Myles Garrett is back from his suspension, and the Browns added Adrian Clayborn last week to the mix at defensive end. Cleveland is retooling its edge rush as the 2020 NFL Draft approaches. Considering Olivier Vernon's $15.5 million cap hit this year before he becomes a free agent, the Browns might not be done.

Should the Browns sign Jadeveon Clowney? Orange and Brown Talk podcast

Monday, April 6th, 2020

The Browns have shown interest in Jadeveon Clowney and are monitoring the situation as he waits out a big payday from the Seahawks -- or some other team. Clowney is a former No. overall pick who was traded from Houston to Seattle prior to the 2019 season.

Pro-football hall of famer Bobby Mitchell has died aged 84

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Pro-football hall of famer and 'true legend' Bobby Mitchell has died at the age of 84. The first African-American player for the Washington Redskins died Sunday, said the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His cause of death has not been disclosed.

Cleveland Browns legend, Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Bobby Mitchell, whose illustrious NFL career began as a star halfback for the Browns, died Sunday at the age of 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed Mitchell's death, with President and CEO David Baker releasing the following statement: Mitchell came to Cleveland in 1958 as a seventh-round draft pick out of Illinois, with head coach Paul Brown offering him $7,000 to play football rather than train to run track for the 1960 United States Olympic team.

Cleveland Browns legend, Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell dies at 84

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Bobby Mitchell, whose illustrious NFL career began as a star halfback for the Browns, died Sunday at the age of 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed Mitchell's death, with President and CEO David Baker releasing the following statement: Mitchell came to Cleveland in 1958 as a seventh-round draft pick out of Illinois, with head coach Paul Brown offering him $7,000 to play football rather than train to run track for the 1960 United States Olympic team.

Browns pursuing Seahawks’ defensive end Jadeveon Clowney

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Elite free agent NFL players don’t often end up in Cleveland, but the Browns might be trying to change that. The best offer for defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, so is reportedly from the Browns, as talks between Clowney and the Seahawks haven’t gotten off the ground. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported the interest between Cleveland and Clowney and tweeted: “From @SportsCenterearlier: Cleveland Browns have shown interest in Jadeveon Clowney, and some people around league believe Cleveland got closer wi...