Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Browns’

Browns see improvement from 2016 fourth-round pick Ricardo Louis

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Wide receiver Ricardo Louis was one of 14 draft picks to make the Cleveland Browns last season. “Now he lines up at the line of scrimmage and hears the play and sees the defense and recognizes the coverage, he goes 100 miles per hour,” wide receiver coach Al Saunders said, via Pat McManamon of ESPN.com. Head coach Hue Jackson echoed the sentiments, saying Louis has “really improved” since last season.

Tramon Williams says he wanted out of unstable Cleveland environment

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Cornerback Tramon Williams was released by the Cleveland Browns in February after spending the last two seasons with the club. Williams started 22 out of a total 27 games played for the Browns over that span, recording 105 total tackles with two interceptions. In an interview with John Clayton and Pat Kirwin on Sirius XM NFL Radio, Williams felt the situation in Cleveland wasn’t exactly ideal.

On NFL Relegation, Mail and the Story That Won’t Go Away

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

An open-field mailbag this morning, led by your words on tanking to get high draft picks, graduation speakers, Hall of Fame snubs, the Colin Kaepernick saga, and Emily Kaplan. As you’ll see, Kaepernick is still very much the topic that will not go away. As I preach to anyone who will listen (and to many who won’t), tanking can be avoided 100 percent if North American sports leagues had a relegation/promotion system as world fútbol has.

Free agent defensive back Gilbert banned for year

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Free agent cornerback Justin Gilbert, the eighth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, was suspended for a year by the NFL after a second violation of the league substance abuse policy within two months. The league's NFL Network reported that Gilbert, who last month had been suspended for four games for a drug policy violation, saw that punishment increased by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after a repeat violation. In 2014, Gilbert played 14 games for the Cleveland Browns, making 25 tackles, assisting in four others and intercepting one pass.

Former Browns CB Justin Gilbert suspended for a year for substance abuse

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Free agent cornerback Justin Gilbert has been suspended for a year by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for a violation of substance abuse policy, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. Gilbert was drafted No. 8 by the Cleveland Browns in the 2014 NFL draft.

2017 NFL Preview: The tanking Jets are even worse than the Browns

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2017 power rankings. At least the New York Jets have a plan. It’s “The Sham for Sam,” or whatever clever nickname you have for tanking to draft USC quarterback Sam Darnold next April.

Browns’ Corey Coleman not indicted in attack at Cleveland apartment; two other men charged: I-Team

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

CLEVELAND — Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman did not get indicted for an attack in a downtown apartment building, but two other men have been charged. Sources tells the FOX 8 I TEAM, the suspects are Coleman’s brother and a roommate A witness told police she saw Coleman there, and he was named in the police report. But a Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted Jonathan J. Coleman and Jared Floyd on charges of felonious assault. The incident happened last New Year’s Eve in the building where Coleman lived. The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office said Corey Coleman is not named in the indictment and the matter remains under investigation. The victim told FOX 8 he got into an altercation in the

Brock Osweiler — the quarterback the Texans had to pay the Browns to take — is suddenly a surprise candidate to win Cleveland’s starting job

Monday, June 19th, 2017

In March, it appeared Brock Osweiler's career had hit rock-bottom. One year after signing a four-year, $72 million deal to become the Houston Texans' starter, the Texans dumped Osweiler on the Cleveland Browns in what was an NBA-like salary dump. In fact, the Texans actually had to sweeten the pot for the Browns by sending a 2017 sixth-round pick and 2018 second-round pick.

Pat McAfee explains his disdain for Ryan Grigson

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Monday’s PFT Live included a two-hour visit with former Colts punter and current Barstool Sports personality Pat McAfee. McAfee didn’t take long to continue to fire shots at the former G.M. of the team for which McAfee played. As to the question

Browns’ Garrett has sprained foot, expected to be in camp

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

The Cleveland Browns finally caught a break. Top pick Myles Garrett only has a sprained foot. After fearing the rookie defensive end might be out for a significant period, the Browns announced Saturday that Garrett has a lateral sprain in his left foot, but that he's expected to be ready for training camp next month.