Former U of Kentucky HC Joker Phillips will join the #Browns staff as WRs coach, league source confirmed.
TMZ.com "He might be banned from the NFL, but Josh Gordon did NOT violate his probation by reportedly testing positive for alcohol ... court officials tell TMZ Sports. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver was sentenced to 12 months unsupervised probation stemming from a DWI arrest in North Carolina back..." January 26
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Browns wideout Josh Gordon flunked another league-mandated drug test and "now will be subject to a one-year banishment," sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Gordon was suspended for the first 10 games this season for a repeat violation of the league's drug policy. Pro Football Talk reports the..." January 26
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns have told Johnny Manziel all the talk about changing his ways is meaningless unless he follows through with actions. It's time to hold the organization to the same standard in regards to Josh Gordon. Multiple outlets are reporting the receiver has failed his third drug test in as..." January 26
Because of his looming suspension, #Browns WR Josh Gordon will be under contract thru ’16, and he’ll only be a restricted FA after that year
Browns WR Josh Gordon flunked another drug test and now will be subject to a one-year banishment, per league sources. More on ESPN @ 6 pm.
"@ltot1984 Will Cameron sign? // Someplace else, sure.
Pro Football Talk "When the Browns benched Brian Hoyer in favor of Johnny Manziel late in the regular season, it seemed as if they would be moving on from Hoyer when he became a free agent. Manziel fizzled, though, and there’s nothing close to certainty that he’ll be the starter when the Browns take the field to..." January 25
"@strunyon You think high probability Hoyer returns now? // Improved probability. I wouldn't say high just yet. But better.
CBSSports.com "Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan had seen enough. This is the same Kyle Shanahan who endured the Robert Griffin III circus in 2013 that eventually cost him and his father, then-coach Mike Shanahan, their jobs. But drafting Johnny Manziel to the Browns in May 2014 ratcheted..." January 24
ESPN.com "The name on the card that night in May seemed to draw as much anxiety as it did excitement. Johnny Manziel, Quarterback, Texas A&M. The former Heisman Trophy winner had been passed over 21 times, prompting a text from Manziel to then-Browns quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains that he wanted..." January 24
ESPN.com "New Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator John DeFilippo said Thursday that the team doesn't know who its quarterback for 2015 will be -- or if he's even on the roster. "We're not sure if our starting quarterback is in the building right now or not," said DeFilippo, who was hired Wednesday to..." January 23
New #Browns OC John DeFilippo: Whoever is going to be in the QB room is going to get a clean slate. I'm looking forward to working w/Manziel
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Browns have expressed interest in re-signing Brian Hoyer, agent Joe Linta told ESPN.com. "We've left the door open both ways," said Linta from this week's Senior Bowl about his correspondence with the team. Hoyer, who led the Browns to a 7-6 record in games he started but..." January 22
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements, who's coming off a crushing 28-22 overtime loss to the Seahawks in Sunday's NFC Championship Game, is on the Browns' radar for their offensive coordinator vacancy. The Browns are not believed to have asked permission to interview him yet, but might..." January 19
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns will interview their tight ends coach Brian Angelichio for their offensive coordinator vacancy, a league source told Northeast Ohio Media Group. Angelichio just completed his first season with the Browns after spending two years as Tampa Bay's tight ends coach. Angelichio was..." January 14
Akron Beacon Journal "Moments after the Browns wrapped up the 2014 season Dec. 28 in Baltimore, All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas expressed optimism about the franchise’s future because owner Jimmy Haslam vowed to “absolutely” stick with coach Mike Pettine and General Manager Ray Farmer for another year. Thomas thought..." January 14
Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13
Browns requested permission for OC interviews w/ Cowboys OC Bill Callahan and DAL asst Scott Linehan, per source. Jags requested Callahan.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns offensive coordinator candidate Greg Roman is in talks to become the Bills' offensive coordinator under Rex Ryan, and is "unlikely'' to interview for the Browns coordinator vacancy, a source told Northeast Ohio Media Group. Roman, who interviewed for the Bills' head coaching job, was..." January 12
Pro Football Talk "The offseason dysfunction in Cleveland was operating on a one-week delay. Just when it seemed that a team desperately in need of continuity would finally be getting some, the Browns officially are looking for a new offensive coordinator and a new quarterbacks coach. The Browns have announced..." January 10
Source: 49ers grant Browns permission to interview Greg Roman for offensive coordinator job. They're scheduled to meet Monday.
ESPN.com "The NFL is investigating whether text messages were sent to the Cleveland Browns' sideline during games, league spokesman Michael Signora told ESPN.com Friday. Texting would be a violation of the NFL's rules prohibiting electronic communication during games. Signora did not elaborate except..." January 09
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Former Bears quarterbacks coach and Youngstown native Matt Cavanaugh, who has a long history with Browns coach Mike Pettine, is on the Browns' radar for their offensive coordinator job, a source told Northeast Ohio Media Group Thursday. Cavanaugh, 58, would replace Kyle Shanahan, whose request..." January 09
As reported earlier this week, look for Charlie Weis to be among the possibilities to replace Shanahan in CLE
Yahoo! Sports "The Cleveland Browns are changing directions. Yet again. Fox Sports' Alex Marvez is reporting that offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and the Browns are parting ways and that an official confirmation from the team is upcoming shortly. Also expected to leave the team is quarterbacks coach..." January 08
Wouldn't be shocked if it played out that way. Heard Browns have reached out to guys like Charlie Weis in the event Shanahan is gone
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will consider leaving Cleveland -- even for a lateral move -- because of friction between some of the coaches and some in the front office, multiple league sources have told cleveland.com. Shanahan will interview Thursday morning for the Bills head..." January 06
USA Today "Even by his own standards, it was stunning last week when Skip Bayless told a national TV audience on First Take that Johnny Manziel “has a problem with alcohol” and needs to “get some help,” essentially calling the Browns quarterback an alcoholic." January 06
Bills requested HC interview with Browns OC Kyle Shanahan, per team source.
TMZ.com "Johnny Manziel was attacked with drinks at a Houston nightclub this weekend ... after the Cleveland Browns QB got into it with a group of hecklers ... TMZ Sports has learned. It all went down at Dekan nightclub in Houston late Sunday night -- Manziel arrived with some friends looking to have a..." January 05
Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and NFL.com, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02
Pro Football Talk "The 1994 NFL wild card round has its own little corner in football lore. This was the round where the Packers held Lions great Barry Sanders to minus-1 yard on 13 carries in a 16-12 Detroit loss. The round also saw Don Shula win his last playoff game as Miami knocked off Kansas City in Joe..." January 02
Page Six "Embattled Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel apologized for his partying ways on Monday — then promptly hit a club. “It’s about being accountable . . . instead of looking like a jackass,” Manziel said of being a distraction to teammates and sleeping through medical treatment because he’d..." December 31
The Score "Despite some speculation to the contrary, Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer insists that owner Jimmy Haslam did not force the team's hand in selecting quarterback Johnny Manziel in the 2013 draft. An incredibly disappointing rookie season has many questioning the Browns' decision to..." December 30
Akron Beacon Journal "The Browns have learned they simply cannot trust rookie Johnny Manziel. They can’t trust him to fulfill his promises. They can’t trust him to make good decisions off the field. They can’t trust him to fully commit to his job. And they can’t trust him to develop into the bona fide franchise..." December 30
Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel said his most recent screwup had nothing to do with throwing a party, but he offered no excuses for letting his team down. On Saturday, Manziel was fined by the Browns for showing up late to receive treatment on his injured hamstring. A report later..." December 29
Baltimore Sun "For much of Sunday afternoon, the Ravens were getting all the help for which they could have asked, yet they seemed powerless to help themselves. The San Diego Chargers were losing, as they needed, but so were the Ravens against a Cleveland Browns team that was playing out the string, beset by..." December 29
SB Nation "Browns head coach Mike Pettine isn't sugarcoating his concerns over Johnny Manziel's future in Cleveland. In the wake of a disappointing rookie year capped by yet another round of late-night partying rumors, a candid Pettine made it clear on Monday that his team will be looking to improve under..." December 29
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said Monday he was "irate" with recent reports that he threw a party the night before arriving late to the facility for treatment. He told reporters he had a few friends from Texas over on Friday and overslept Saturday, but played no part in Josh Gordon's..." December 29
Pro Football Talk "Browns safety Donte Whitner was signed this year in part to be a veteran leader. But many of the young players on the Browns’ roster don’t seem to want a veteran leader to push them. Now Whitner says he has an assurance from the team’s decision makers that those young players are on the way..." December 29
#browns oc Kyle shanahan on 49ers list of HC candidates, per source.
Sporting News "Despite spending a first-round pick and several sleepless nights on Johnny Manziel, the Browns aren’t sold on the controversial QB. Following Sunday’s 20-10 loss to the Ravens, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam made it clear that the marriage with Manziel is not set in stone. "Clearly quarterback's..." December 29
CBSSports.com "The Browns suspended former star receiver Josh Gordon for today's season finale after he missed a walk-through Saturday, while first-round quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined for being late for treatment after throwing a big party Friday night attended by many members of the club. It's just the..." December 29