February 7, 2016

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The man once again: McCown back at helm as Browns face Ravens in prime time

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CLEVELAND — The ESPN cameras will assuredly focus on Johnny Manziel early and often tonight at FirstEnergy Stadium. They just won’t find him in the huddle. Manziel’s promotion to starter for the rest of the season was the story of the bye week. Then his quick demotion to No. 3 quarterback dominated the headlines as Read More…

Browns analysis: Team should part ways with Manziel after season

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Johnny Manziel should remain on the Browns’ roster for the remainder of the season. He should be inactive for the final six games. He should be traded, or cut, in the offseason. Manziel blew his best — and perhaps last — chance to convince the Browns he could be the long-term answer at quarterback by Read More…

Moats fined following face mask penalty

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is tackled by the face mask by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Arthur Moats (55) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Nov. 15, in Pittsburgh. Moats was penalized on the play. AP

  The Browns didn’t put up much resistance to the Steelers during the 30-9 loss Sunday in Pittsburgh. Neither did the NFL. Pittsburgh linebacker Arthur Moats was fined $8,681 following a face mask penalty of quarterback Johnny Manziel in the second quarter, the NFL announced Friday. Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones was not fined for a Read More…

(UPDATED) Manziel “couldn’t be more excited” as Browns turns to him as starting QB

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BEREA — From the moment Johnny Manziel was drafted with the No. 22 pick May 8, 2014, he expected to be the starting quarterback. The road was much longer — and bumpier — than expected, but he finally arrived at the desired destination Tuesday morning when coach Mike Pettine pulled him out of the film Read More…

Signs point to Manziel starting

  BEREA — Johnny Manziel is in line to get his second straight start. It’s another chance to show he has the skills necessary to develop into a successful NFL starter. Browns coach Mike Pettine wouldn’t announce his starting quarterback for the game Sunday against the Steelers for strategic reasons, but Manziel’s expected to get Read More…

Bengals 31, Browns 10: Johnny Manziel cools off after strong 1st half, as Cleveland gets blown out in 2nd half

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CINCINNATI — Johnny Manziel had his moments. He led a 10-play, 92-yard touchdown drive to end the first half. He rolled left and hit running back Duke Johnson fro 26 yards. He rolled right and found tight end Gary Barnidge for 25. He rolled right again and got the ball to a crossing Johnson for Read More…

Browns Notes: WR Brian Hartline added to concussion list

BEREA — The concussions are piling up for the Browns and will almost certainly cost them two members of both the receiving corps and secondary Thursday night at Cincinnati. Receiver Brian Hartline was added to the injury report Monday. He arrived at team headquarters in the morning, complained of symptoms, was evaluated and diagnosed with Read More…

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Browns coach Mike Pettine on turning to QB Johnny Manziel, young players: We’re not at that point

BEREA — Coach Mike Pettine’s trying to win right now, so his focus remains on the present. He knows the future could arrive any week, but doesn’t think the time has come to abandon the plan and insert younger players into the lineup just to get an evaluation. Especially with a trip Thursday night to Read More…

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Browns CB Joe Haden back from concussion, eager to move on from slow start, string of injuries

BEREA — Cornerback Joe Haden said he wasn’t sending a message with the message on his black Special Olympics workout shirt. But “FEARLESS” seemed appropriate. Haden practiced fully Thursday and expects to play Sunday after missing two games with a concussion suffered Oct. 11 against the Ravens when his head hit the turf. Not only Read More…

NFL: No decision yet on QB Johnny Manziel, situation still under review

BEREA — The NFL continues to review Johnny Manziel’s involvement in a domestic incident with his girlfriend. “No decision has been made yet,” a league spokesman told The Chronicle-Telegram in an email. “It is still under review.” The comment from the league followed a tweet by Ian Rapoport, the league’s in-house reporter for NFL Network. Read More…