November 24, 2014


Brian Hoyer leads Browns to last-second win over Falcons


ATLANTA — Brian Hoyer was reeling. He had just thrown his second careless interception of the fourth quarter with the Browns trying to hang onto the lead. His face showed the disappointment and disgust in himself. Things only got worse when Matt Bryant made a 53-yard field goal with 44 seconds left to give the Read More…

Josh Gordon — and Browns — enjoy his return


ATLANTA — Josh Gordon knows how to make an entrance. He just has to work on eliminating the messy exits. Gordon returned from a 10-game suspension and had perhaps the largest impact Sunday in the Browns’ 26-24 last-second win. He led the team with eight catches and 120 yards and was targeted 16 times by Read More…

Browns notes: Crowell the king at homecoming game


ATLANTA — Isaiah Crowell’s return to his home state was a peach. A giant, juicy one. The undrafted rookie running back was chosen as a game captain, got his second straight start and rushed 12 times for 88 yards, a 7.3 average and two impressive touchdowns Sunday in a 26-24 win. All of it came Read More…

Cameron isn’t thinking abouot quitting football


BEREA — Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is confident about his football future, even after suffering three concussions in the last 23 months. The Pro Bowl performer returned to practice Friday, albeit on a limited basis, for the first time since absorbing a head shot from Raiders safety Brandian Ross on Oct. 26. “If I Read More…

Browns Notes: Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan impressed with WR Josh Gordon


BEREA — Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has had receiver Josh Gordon back for two practices. He likes what he’s seen. “He fits in great. We love real good receivers,” Shanahan said Thursday. “I’ve been excited with Josh and how he’s looked. He’s come back in good shape and each day you get out there you Read More…

Browns top pick Justin Gilbert sits as undrafted rookie K’Waun Williams excels at nickelback


BEREA — The question to defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil was about rookie cornerback Justin Gilbert. The answer was a tribute to rookie nickelback K’Waun Williams. “I would say that K’Waun Williams has earned the right to be on the field,” O’Neil said Thursday. “I think that you would struggle to find a corner that was Read More…

Josh Gordon overjoyed to be back with Browns


BEREA — Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” blared through the field house speakers Wednesday as the Browns began stretching. It set the perfect mood for receiver Josh Gordon’s return to the practice field after serving a 10-game drug suspension. He’s back for the final six-game stretch and said he’s “extremely pumped” to be part Read More…

Browns release veteran running back Tate

Ben Tate

A week after running back Ben Tate said he wasn’t satisfied with his shrinking role, the Browns showed their dissatisfaction with Tate. Tate was released Tuesday morning, ending a short and disappointing stint in Cleveland. “With all the transactions we make while constructing our roster, it will always be our intent to do what is Read More…

Browns happy to have Gordon back


BEREA — Josh Gordon smiled and waved at the media horde as he walked out of the locker room. He wore a Baylor hoodie and basketball shorts, Nike boots with fluorescent yellow and a fur-lined hunting hat with the flaps down to cover his ears. Gordon was officially back with the Browns on Monday following Read More…

Two Cleveland linebackers sidelined


BEREA — If the Browns are going to make a playoff push, they’ll have to do it without a pair of defensive stalwarts. Coach Mike Pettine said Monday that outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard (foot) could miss the rest of the season and inside linebacker Karlos Dansby (knee) may be out “upwards of a month” following Read More…