Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Browns’

The Cavs took the court to the Monstars theme song, then lost … just like the Monstars

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

(Screenshot: YouTube) The Cleveland Cavaliers have been messing around with the rest of the Eastern Conference. They were playing really good basketball, and trolling the rest of the league while they were at it. The latest sign? They took the court for

NFL-National Football League roundup

Friday, May 19th, 2017

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signed a multi-year endorsement deal with British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to pitch a model that starts at $211,995. The 104-year-old handmade car company announced that Brady will be driving and pitching the DB11 model. "I'm no James Bond but ... Proud to announce my new partnership with (Aston Martin)!" Brady wrote on his Instagram page to confirm the deal, posting photos of himself with the car.

Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Myles Garrett's first sack as a pro is filled with money. The No. 1 overall pick in last month's NFL draft, Garrett signed his four-year rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns, who gave the speedy defensive end an estimated $30.4 million package that includes a $20.3 million guaranteed signing bonus. One week after displaying his dazzling skills at the team's rookie minicamp, Garrett got the business side of things out of the way by signing his deal Friday.

Browns sign top draft pick Garrett to four-year deal

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Myles Garrett, a defensive end selected with the first pick in last month's NFL Draft, signed a four-year deal Friday with the Cleveland Browns, the club announced. The 21-year-old Texan will be paid $30.4 million fully guaranteed plus a $20.25 million signing bonus under the NFL rookie salary payroll scale with the Browns holding a club option for a fifth season. Garrett evaded blockers to make his first "sack" on only his second play in non-tackle workouts at a Browns rookie training camp and was the last man off the field.

Kendrick Lamar? Drake? Myles Garrett goes with unexpected song choice to sign Browns contract

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Since the installation of the rookie pay scale in the 2011 collective bargaining agreement, getting draft picks under contract doesn’t take nearly as long as it once did. No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett signed his contract with the Cleveland Browns on Friday. Cleveland tweeted a short clip of Garrett putting pen to paper with Seal’s 1994 hit, “Kiss from a Rose” playing in the background.

Cleveland Browns, No. 1 draft pick Myles Garrett agree to contract

Friday, May 19th, 2017

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Browns announced on Friday they signed Myles Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The defensive end was a three-year starter at Texas A&M, where he had 31 sacks, 141 tackles and seven forced fumbles. Garrett was a two-time first-team All-American and two-time All-SEC first-team selection. At 6 foot 4 and 272 pounds, Garrett comes from an extremely athletic family. His mother and sister were college star and field stars, and his older brother played in the NBA. The Browns have signed six of their 10 draft picks, including DL Larry Ogunjobi, DB Howard Wilson, OL Rod Johnson, K Zane Gonzalez and RB Matthew Dayes.

Battery complaint dropped against Browns draftee Brantley

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Cleveland Browns sixth-round pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence. ''It is apparent that there is no reliable evidence upon which an arrest or prosecution would be warranted or legally justified,'' the office of State Attorney William Cervone said in a news release Wednesday announcing that it would not bring charges against Brantley. Cervone said the decision was made after interviews with the woman who made the complaint and other witnesses.

Caleb Brantley’s battery complaint wasn’t sole reason for NFL draft slide

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

It was no major surprise to NFL teams that a battery complaint against Cleveland Browns rookie defensive tackle Caleb Brantley was dismissed Wednesday for insufficient evidence. Some teams couldn’t afford to draft a player with a serious allegation hanging over his head. Others weren’t going to touch Brantley last month regardless, for a variety of reasons, before the Browns took a chance on him in the sixth round – and almost immediately announced they might rescind his rights depending on what became of the legal case. Among the concerns, according to several NFL scouts who spoke with USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity for competitive reasons during Brantley’s draft slide: At 6-foot-3,

NFL receiver Andrew Hawkins gets his master’s degree from Columbia

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

You could be like Andrew Hawkins, and do both at the same time. Hawkins, currently a free agent who played the last six seasons with the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals, completed his master’s degree in sports management from Columbia’s School of Professional Studies, according to the New York Daily News.

NFL receiver Andrew Hawkins gets his master’s degree from Columbia

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

You could be like Andrew Hawkins, and do both at the same time. Hawkins, currently a free agent who played the last six seasons with the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals, completed his master’s degree in sports management from Columbia’s School of Professional Studies, according to the New York Daily News.