January 28, 2015

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Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, QB coach Dowell Loggains out

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Stability only goes so far with the Browns. Despite owner Jimmy Haslam sticking with general manager Ray Farmer and coach Mike Pettine for next season, the Browns will have significant turnover in 2015. Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains are no longer with the club, a league source confirmed Thursday to The Read More…

Browns analysis: Scott Petrak labels Johnny Manziel a bust

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I expect Johnny Manziel to be the Week 1 starter for the Browns in 2015. It’s the most likely scenario for a guy chosen with the 22nd pick on a quarterback-needy team owned by a huge fan of Manziel. I would dump Manziel at the first opportunity if I were owner Jimmy Haslam and general Read More…

Browns: Joe Thomas is team’s only All-Pro selection

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is still looking for his first playoff appearance, but he continues to pile up the individual accomplishments. Thomas was voted to his fifth Associated Press All-Pro team Friday, the most of anyone on the All-Pro roster. Last month he was named to his eighth Pro Bowl in eight seasons in Read More…

Browns Notes: GM Ray Farmer says team deciding how to proceed with WR Josh Gordon

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BEREA — Receiver Josh Gordon appears to be running out of time, and chances, with the Browns. “I’m not one to talk about my interactions with players and I’ve had conversations with Josh recent and past and when the final determination is made, Josh will be the first to know and then everybody else will Read More…

Farmer still thinks Manziel can be NFL QB

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BEREA — General manager Ray Farmer believes Johnny Manziel has the talent to be a “solid starter” — just like he felt when he drafted him No. 22 in May. It’s up to Manziel to prove, on and off the field, he’s ready for the responsibility. “I do think he can develop into a solid Read More…

Browns quarterback situation remains ‘muddy’

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BEREA — Brian Hoyer, set to become a free agent, removed the nameplate above his locker “just in case” he isn’t back next year. Johnny Manziel was a huge disappointment in his six quarters as starter and apologized again Monday for his behavior off the field. The quarterback situation that held so much promise after Read More…

Manziel’s actions more important than words

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BEREA — Johnny Manziel has talked a good game since before the draft. He hasn’t played one yet — on or off the field. Manziel met with the media Monday as the Browns cleaned out their lockers following a 7-9 season, and said it’s time his actions matched his promises. “I can’t sit here and Read More…

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam commits to coach Mike Pettine, GM Ray Farmer for 2015

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BALTIMORE — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam chose stability — for a change. In the minutes following a 20-10 season-ending loss to the Ravens on Sunday, Haslam said he’ll “absolutely” keep coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer for next season. “I think they’ve done a good job,” Haslam said. “Listen, we’re all disappointed. We’re Read More…

Browns to address penalized players later

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BALTIMORE — Receiver Josh Gordon wasn’t allowed on the team plane Saturday. Cornerback Justin Gilbert and quarterback Johnny Manziel — the team’s top two picks in May — weren’t permitted on the sideline Sunday during the Browns’ 20-10 loss to the Ravens in the season finale. “In regards to the guys that did not play, Read More…

Ravens 20, Browns 10: Cleveland ends season with 5th straight loss

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BALTIMORE — The Browns hung tough into the fourth quarter this afternoon, but another season ended with a long losing streak. Connor Shaw couldn’t keep up with Joe Flacco, and the Ravens rallied for the 20-10 win at M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens (10-6) qualified for the playoffs with the win and San Diego’s loss Read More…