Pro Football Talk "The Browns are deep enough at running back that they withstood an injury to their free agent starter, and still ran well with a pair of rookies. But when Ben Tate returned, that meant chopping up the workload among three of them. That’s caused them to wonder about their ability to get into a..." October 24
Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns have grand visions of posting a winning record and reaching the NFL playoffs this season. To get there, though, the rushing defense needs to get much better than where it is ranked now — which is last out of 32 teams. “We don’t have any excuses. This is the truth and the truth..." October 24
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel plans to attend the Cleveland Cavaliers' home opener Thursday against the New York Knicks to support friend LeBron James, who keeps in touch with the Browns quarterback. Manziel is still the Browns' backup to Brian Hoyer, who's led Cleveland to a 3-3 record. "He's done a good..." October 24
Fox Sports Ohio "When your dad's an NFL wide receiver, he should probably be your favorite player. Well, maybe unless one of the best wideouts in the league was his teammate for the first three seasons of his career. Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins was once a Cincinnati Bengal, with Pro Bowler..." October 23
Pro Football Talk "Rookie quarterback Derek Carr is the starter in Oakland. Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles is the starter in Jacksonville. Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the starter in Minnesota. And now rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger is the starter in Tennessee. But rookie quarterback Johnny..." October 23
SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns running back Terrance West was benched again in Jacksonville, and fellow rookie Isaiah Crowell was surprised he wasn't the first back off the bench behind Ben Tate. What's more, both backs admitted they're having trouble getting into the flow of the game with their limited..." October 21
Cleveland Plain Dealer "With Brian Hoyer coming off his worst game as a Cleveland Brown, the public drumbeat for Johnny Manziel is growing louder, but coach Mike Pettine is marching to his own beat. "Brian is still firmly our starter,'' said Pettine, still admittedly feeling the sting of Sunday's 24-6 loss to the..." October 21
Cleveland Plain Dealer "At times this week, coach Mike Pettine has looked more tense and tightly-wound than the week before, when Big Ben Roethlisberger and his 18-1 record against the Browns were coming to town. That's because it's easy to get 53 guys up for a home game against the hated Pittsburgh Steelers and a..." October 19
Percy2: Sea spoke to Cle, TB also. Jets made best offer. Sea was open w/Jet GM John Idzik about the whole book on Harvin.
Pro Football Talk "The Browns added an extra set of hands at a position of need on Saturday, promoting rookie defensive lineman Jacobbi McDaniel from the practice squad, according to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal. McDaniel (6-0, 293) played collegiately at Florida State. He was waived by the Browns at..." October 18
ESPN.com "While Cleveland gets ready to face two teams with rookie starting quarterbacks, Johnny Manziel is running the scout team for the Browns. If that changes, however, Manziel feels "absolutely" ready to play based on his growing knowledge of the Browns' offensive system. "I feel a lot more..." October 18
#browns Alex Mack on IR after successful surgery on broken fibula.
NFL.com "Brian Hoyer is making his case for a new long-term contract with the Browns even after Cleveland used a first-round draft pick last May on Johnny Manziel. In another universe, would Hoyer have wound up battling Blake Bortles for the job, had the Jaguars passed on the rookie quarterback at No...." October 16
Pro Football Talk "When Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer was first asked about the report that Hoyer won’t re-sign in Cleveland while Johnny Manziel remains on the roster, Hoyer’s response reasonably could have been interpreted as a non-denial. “Well, I don’t know who got that report, but that’s something that I..." October 16
#Browns Pettine said C Alex Mack will have surgery tomorrow in North Carolina to repair broken fibula.
Dawgs By Nature "Sunday was almost perfect for the Cleveland Browns. Almost. The team absolutely dominated the Steelers in a 31-10 win, but suffered a devastating loss on the offensive line -- Alex Mack. The beloved Browns center fell face first to the turf in the second quarter after his left leg twisted..." October 14
NEWS Browns have signed Sione Fua and have placed Armonty Bryant on injured reserve.
Despite early-season #Browns success and Brian Hoyer's contribution to it, team has shown "zero'' interest in negotiating extension so far
ESPN.com "LeBron James is a well-known Dallas Cowboys fan, but the starting quarterback of the 3-2 Browns hopes to convert the Cleveland Cavaliers star to the hometown NFL team. Brian Hoyer said he understands why the 29-year-old James, an Akron native, might support the Cowboys. Hoyer, also 29, is from..." October 13
Pro Football Talk "The Browns aren’t ready to rule center Alex Mack out for the remainder of the season. Coach Mike Pettine said Monday, via ESPN.com, that Mack will have surgery to repair his broken fibula and the team will know the timeframe for his return to action after he has the operation. Pettine said that..." October 13
ESPN.com "As Johnny Manziel signed big marketing deals with the likes of Nike, Nissan, MusclePharm and Panini, Brian Hoyer was quietly winning the starting quarterback job for the Cleveland Browns with little interest from corporate America. Now, one restaurant chain that signed Hoyer in the spring is..." October 13
#Browns star center Alex Mack does have a broken fibula, as expected. He’s out for the season, but should recovery full, source says.
Source tells http://t.co/g16iNYKsQR it's definitely a torn right ACL for armonty Bryant, out for year
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant hobbled out of the Browns locker room on crutches and wearing a big brace on his right knee after seriously injuring it with 6:59 left in the first quarter. He could be lost for the season, as could center Alex Mack, who broke his fibula in the second..." October 13
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "On Thursday, Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron brushed off questions about his lack of production. He was the consummate company man, refusing to point fingers at his quarterback and offensive coordinator. Yet, he admitted to being frustrated by having to accept the role of run-blocker...." October 13
Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Browns guard John Greco was pressed into service against the Steelers for Alex Mack -- who broke his left fibula and is likely out for the season -- he had never played center in an NFL game. In fact, he had never played center in any game, not even in high school or college -- just a few..." October 13
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer, who knows how to hate the Steelers as much as anyone else from these parts, stopped on his way off the field to high-five, fist-bump and cheer with a bunch of fans stationed behind a "This is Hoyer Country'' sign. "It was very cool,'' said Hoyer, who will have..." October 13
Pro Football Talk "Before today, Browns center Alex Mack had never missed a snap. He’ll be missing plenty over the balance of the season. Coach Mike Pettine told reporters after Sunday’s rollicking win over the Steelers that the Browns believe Mack suffered a broken leg." October 12
CBSSports.com "With each strong performance Browns starting quarterback Brian Hoyer is driving up his price. He's playing out the final year of his contract for a paltry $1 million, and with a big game against the Steelers looming Sunday, the time for Cleveland to get him re-signed at a reasonable rate may be..." October 12
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel knows exactly how suspended Georgia tailback Todd Gurley feels right now, which is why he tweeted out to his 1.2 million followers Friday: #FreeGurley. "I obviously know what Todd's going through right now and I feel for him,'' said Manziel, who was..." October 11
ESPN.com "Brian Hoyer's contract talks with the Browns have gone quiet since early summer, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, but perhaps that could change if Hoyer carries his solid play through October. Hoyer, whose 97.6 passer rating is ninth among NFL quarterbacks with more than..." October 11
Pro Football Talk "As the Browns prepare for perhaps their biggest game against the Steelers since the only postseason appearance for the reconstituted Cleveland franchise (which consisted of a shootout loss at Heinz Field), an unpleasant chapter in franchise history could soon be repeating itself. Quarterback..." October 10
Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns starting left defensive end Phil Taylor underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday morning on his right knee. "Surgery was a success!" Taylor posted on Instagram Wednesday afternoon. "Thanks for all the prayers! #RoadToRecocery." He's expected to miss a few games, including when the..." October 08
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine said rookie linebacker Chris Kirksey deserves whatever the NFL dishes out for his forearm blow to Jake Locker's head, but stressed that Kirksey is "not a dirty player.'' "It was definitely a personal foul, there's no doubt about that,'' said Pettine. "And I think it..." October 07
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer orchestrated a Music City Miracle Sunday against the Titans. He put 26 unanswered points on the board to bring the Browns back from a 28-3 deficit in the second quarter and defeat the Titans, 29-28. It marked the biggest comeback in Browns history, the previous..." October 06
CBS Cleveland "Former Browns president Mike Holmgren didn’t want to coach in Cleveland and it appears he doesn’t want to coach in Oakland either. Holmgren told Mitch Levy on Sports Radio KJR in Seattle Monday morning that he “probably” won’t become the Raiders next head coach. Holmgren was recruited by..." October 06
Cleveland Plain Dealer "While speaking to reporters regarding his sprained knee Friday, Ben Tate coyly downgraded himself from probable to questionable. Sunday, the halfback’s status was simply invaluable. Showcasing his skills, patience and knowledge of the offense, Tate returned to the lineup after a two-game..." October 06
Pro Football Talk "The Browns will have tailback Ben Tate back in the lineup for the first time since their season opener. Tate (ankle) is active for Sunday’s game at Tennessee. He was listed as probable on the final injury report after putting in a full practice on Friday." October 05
Pro Football Talk "The Browns claimed a receiver on waivers Friday and waived another receiver off the roster, adding ex-Viking Rodney Smith and releasing LaRon Byrd, the club said. Smith has appeared in five regular season games, all with Minnesota (2013-14). A Florida State product, Smith (6-5, 220) played in..." October 03
#Browns Ben Tate (knee) listed as probable, but he says questionable: "tomorrow’s going to be the test to see if it swells up''
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo is quickly discovering that he might have to take a few steps back before he can go forward -- literally. The Browns are using last year's No. 6 overall pick primarily as their strongside -- or Sam -- linebacker, where he largely plays over the tight end and..." October 03
#Browns Pettine on RB Ben Tate: "He's on course to play.''
ESPN.com "On Sunday, Tennessee lost 41-17 to Indianapolis. Pittsburgh lost to Tampa Bay 27-24. At home. Jacksonville lost 33-14. Oakland lost 38-14. And Tampa Bay ... well it beat Pittsburgh, because either Pittsburgh or Tampa Bay had to win. The game prior to beating the Steelers, Tampa Bay..." September 30
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns running back Ben Tate practiced Tuesday for the first time since he suffered a sprained right knee during the second quarter of the Sept. 7 season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It's a sign Tate will likely be able to play Sunday when the Browns (1-2), who are coming off their..." September 30
CantonRep.com "The Browns got two breaks Sunday, neither of which will mean a thing unless they stop slumping and start thumping. First, they took a break from playing, resting up on their bye while their next opponent, Tennessee, got ripped 41-17 by the Colts. Second, they got a big break..." September 29
In preseason, it made sense #Browns would reevaluate QB position after the bye. They have. It’s still Brian Hoyer. Not time for Manziel yet
NFL.com "Cleveland Browns running backs Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West held down the top two spots on Marc Sessler's "Rookie Watch" this week. As impressive as the dynamic rookie duo has been, though, position coach Wilbert Montgomery expects Ben Tate to assume the starting role once the veteran..." September 25
Cleveland Plain Dealer "There's never a good time to have a bad game in the NFL. But a dodgy performance heading into a bye week can make for unsettling days for a player such as embattled long-snapper Christian Yount. At least one shaky snap in each of the first three games has Browns coaches contemplating change..." September 23