Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Browns’

Canton/Cleveland already jockeying for 2020 NFL Draft

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The NFL just awarded its 2019 Draft to Nashville, and the jockeying for the next one has already begun. A joint bid between Cleveland and Canton, Ohio was considered this year, but the timing is probably better next season anyway. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is gearing up for a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the sport in 2020, and hosting at the shrine of the game’s history will add a layer of interest to an event which has transcended the reading off of names.

Weekend Sports In Brief

Monday, May 21st, 2018

HORSE RACING BALTIMORE (AP) -- Justify emerged from the fog and sloshed his way to another impressive victory, holding off several hard-charging challengers to win the Preakness on Saturday and keep alive the chance for trainer Bob Baffert's second Triple

AP Source: Cardinals finalizing deal for CB Jamar Taylor

Friday, May 18th, 2018

The Arizona Cardinals are finalizing a trade that would bring cornerback Jamar Taylor from the Cleveland Browns, two people with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The trade would help fill a significant need for the Cardinals - a cornerback to play opposite Patrick Peterson. The Browns would receive a sixth-round draft pick.

6 must-watch NFL QB battles: ‘Hard Knocks’ puts Baker Mayfield vs. Tyrod Taylor No. 1

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

There are quarterback competitions. There are quarterback competitions for seemingly cursed franchises. And then there is what the Cleveland Browns now have: A quarterback competition for a seemingly cursed franchise, with a head coach whose future is

Knock, knock: Browns there; team set for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Ready or not, the Cleveland Browns are getting their close-up. Coming off a historic, dismal 0-16 season, the Browns have been chosen to appear on HBO's popular "Hard Knocks" series that gives NFL fans a behind-the-scenes look at training camp. The Browns have turned down previous opportunities to be on the award-winning series.

Browns to appear on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Cleveland Browns will appear on HBO's "Hard Knocks" for the 2018 season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. It will be the first time the Browns, who finished 0-16 last year under coach Hue Jackson, will appear on the series, which is airing for the 13th time. Cleveland hasn't been to the playoffs since 2002 and has failed to eclipse five wins in 10 of the past 12 seasons.

Cleveland Browns to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’ this summer

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Cleveland Browns are hoping to open up a new era this season with a bevy of young, talented draft picks and multiple splashy veteran offseason acquisitions. “Hard Knocks” is headed to Cleveland, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Will become official later today: Browns selected to be featured team on this summer’s Hard Knocks, per source.

Bears rank 2nd among teams likely to end playoff drought

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

The Chicago Bears haven't made the playoffs since 2010, which ranks behind only the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the longest stretch without a post-season birth. According to, the Bears' offseason moves have them poised to end their playoff drought. In fact, they're ranked the second most likely team to end the undesirable streak behind only the Chargers.

Dive play: Browns coach jumping into Lake Erie for charity

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Hue Jackson's shuddering season with the Cleveland Browns will include one last chill. The coach is keeping his promise and plans to jump into Lake Erie on June 1 in an event for charity and hopefully wash away two long, losing seasons. As the Browns were staggering toward a winless 2017 season, Jackson vowed that if the team didn't improve on its 1-15 record from the previous year that he would take the plunge.

Browns’ Jackson to leap in lake June 1

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Hue Jackson plans to pay up on his leap of faith in the Cleveland Browns by taking a plunge in Lake Erie. Jackson said he would jump in the lake if the Browns went 1-15 again after finishing with that record in 2016. Then the Browns went 0-16 and, before new general manager John Dorsey assured Jackson he would return, the coach said he would make good on his promise.