February 9, 2016

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Browns sign LB DiManche from Chiefs practice squad, waive RB Draughn

The Browns added inside linebacker Jayson DiManche on Tuesday, signing him off the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad. To make room, the Browns waived running back Shaun Draughn. DiManche adds depth with Craig Robertson still recovering from an ankle injury — he’s missed three games — and Tank Carder suffering what’s believed to be a Read More…

Browns analysis: It seems bleak now, but good times may be near

I feel like taking a break from 911 calls, dash-cam videos, NFL investigations and personal accountability. So I offer a few non-Johnny Manziel thoughts following another what-might’ve-been finish at FirstEnergy Stadium. The bright side One play can make such a huge difference in a game and to the mindset of a fan base. If the Read More…

NFL will investigate Manziel incident; Pettine says he could face team discipline

BEREA — No charges were filed against quarterback Johnny Manziel after he was questioned Oct. 12 by Avon police following an argument with his girlfriend in a car, but he could still face discipline from the league and the Browns. “It is standard procedure to look into any incident that is a potential violation of Read More…

Browns Notes: LB Karlos Dansby moves within striking distance of exclusive 20-20 club

BEREA — Linebacker Karlos Dansby became the only player to return an interception for a touchdown against brothers Eli and Peyton Manning, according to Elias Sports Bureau, when he got Peyton Manning on Sunday in the Browns’ 26-23 overtime loss to Denver. Dansby knows what he wants to do for an encore. “Hopefully I can Read More…

Avon police releases audio, video of Manziel traffic stop

In a capture of a video by Avon police, Johnny Manziel talks to a police officer during a traffic stop on Oct. 12.

Avon police released dash camera videos and 911 calls following an incident last Monday involving Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel. A driver on I-90 westbound called police and said Manziel passed her on the left shoulder, in her estimation at 90 mph, then cut across the lanes to the right to exit at Nagel Road. Read More…

Manziel’s status for game unchanged despite police run-in; Pettine declines comment

CLEVELAND — An incident that received police attention didn’t affect Johnny Manziel’s status with the Browns for the game Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Manziel didn’t take a snap in Cleveland’s 26-23 overtime loss, but he was active and the only backup to starting quarterback Josh McCown. Manziel was questioned by Avon police Monday after Read More…

Browns waste plenty of chances in OT loss to Broncos

Mingo-SLIDE

CLEVELAND — The chances kept lining up for the Browns. A two-game winning streak, the end of a 25-year drought against Denver, a victory over an undefeated team and a new-and-improved outlook on the season stood one play away. One by one, the chances disappeared. A missed 2-point conversion. A dumb interception from quarterback Josh Read More…

Browns: Unheralded TE Gary Barnidge getting noticed

BEREA — Weird. Stiff. Different. Goofy. A new set of dwarfs for Snow White? Nope. The adjectives used to describe the running style of Browns tight end Gary Barnidge. “I’ve been told multiple things,” said Barnidge, who’s caught and run himself into early Pro Bowl discussion. “I don’t mind at all. It works for me.” Read More…

Browns notes: Ward left Cleveland because he wasn’t welcome back

BEREA — Broncos safety T.J. Ward has a simple explanation for leaving Cleveland for Denver in free agency before last season. “I didn’t feel like I was welcome back, so that was pretty much it,” he said Wednesday on a conference call with Browns media. Ward was a second-round pick of then-general manager Tom Heckert Read More…

Browns: McCown raves about Broncos’ defense, but out to build on hot streak

BEREA — Josh McCown heard the question and his mind started working. “Yeah, um, we’re going to be here awhile,” he said. The reporter wanted to know about the Broncos defense that’s been the best in the league through five games. “They’re really good,” McCown said Wednesday. “It starts with their front, obviously. Their pass Read More…