Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Browns’

Steelers think NFL trying to keep Maurkice Pouncey out of Browns rematch

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey wasn't going to avoid suspension, no matter if you believe his intention to protect quarterback Mason Rudolph was noble. The Steelers play the Cleveland Browns in two weeks, and it didn't seem like a coincidence to Pouncey or the team. Dan Graziano of ESPN said a Steelers representative joined Pouncey on the phone in his appeal on Tuesday.

Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku designated to return from IR

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Cleveland Browns have designated tight end David Njoku to return from injured reserve after over two months on the sidelines. Njoku was due to return to practice on Wednesday after recovering from a broken wrist sustained in a Week 2 victory over the New York Jets. The Browns have three weeks to activate Njoku, otherwise he will remain on the injured reserve list for the remainder of the NFL season.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Burnett was injured in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers not long after he returned an interception 43 yards. He came up limping late in the first half after a non-contact play. NBA roundup: Pelicans dump Blazers in Anthony's debut Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists as the host New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony's debut by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 115-104 on Tuesday night.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Burnett was injured in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers not long after he returned an interception 43 yards. He came up limping late in the first half after a non-contact play. Kyrgios confident Australia can win Davis Cup Nick Kyrgios returned from a two-month break to launch Australia's Davis Cup challenge on Tuesday and believes they can win the trophy for the first time since 2003.

NFL notebook: Gronk hints at eventual return

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Rob Gronkowski still has football on his mind, though the retired All-Pro tight end has no immediate plans to return to the game. "I wouldn't say 'never coming back,'" Gronkowski said Tuesday in an announcement he teased earlier via social media. Gronkowski retired in March, but New England Patriots fans remain hopeful he will come back.

Browns place S Burnett on IR, ending his season

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The Cleveland Browns placed safety Morgan Burnett on injured reserve with a torn Achilles, ending the veteran's season after eight games played. Burnett was injured in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers not long after he returned an interception 43 yards. Not only is Burnett's 2019 season finished, but the injury is expected to complicate his 2020 season as well.

NFL responds after Odell Beckham Jr. claims he’s targeted for PED testing: ‘Nobody is getting tested like me’

Monday, November 18th, 2019

In the aftermath of last Thursday's Browns-Steelers debacle that saw Myles Garrett swing a helmet at Mason Rudolph's head, one story flew under the radar. Odell Beckham Jr. accused the NFL of targeting him for PED testing. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver received notice of a random drug test after the game and asked Cleveland.com to write a story about the frequency of his PED testing.

Kitchens ‘still a Myles Garrett fan’ as Browns support suspended star

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Myles Garrett still has the support of Freddie Kitchens and the Cleveland Browns as he prepares to appeal the severity of his suspension for the clash with Mason Rudolph. Head coach Kitchens made no excuses for Garrett when addressing the media on Monday but insisted his view of the player would not be impacted by "a bad lapse in judgement".

Browns QB Mayfield wins appeal after fine for ripping refs

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Baker Mayfield doesn't have to put up money for his mouth. The Browns quarterback won his appeal and won't have to pay a $12,500 fine he received from the NFL last month for criticizing officials. Following Cleveland's 32-28 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Oct. 13, Mayfield called the officiating “pretty bad” and he was particularly critical of a blindside block penalty called against Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry.

Browns’ Garrett to appeal, taking shot at junk defense

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Suspended Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett plans to appeal his indefinite suspension at a hearing with James Thrash on Wednesday. According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, Garrett intends to argue he was provoked by a shot to the groin from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. Garrett was suspended Friday by the NFL, a ban that spans the postseason and set a new standard for punishment stemming from in-game conduct.