April 29, 2016

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Browns trade down from No. 8 to No. 15; add 3rd-round pick this year, 2nd-rounder next year

BEREA — The Browns have traded twice before making a pick in the NFL Draft. The Browns, with a new regime and coaching staff, originally had the No. 2 pick but traded it last week to the Philadelphia Eagles. Cleveland then had the No. 8 pick but sent it to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday Read More…

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Browns new regime gets shot at first NFL Draft tonight

The NFL Draft doesn’t begin until tonight at 8, but the new Browns regime already made its first big decision. The bold move last week to trade the No. 2 pick for picks in the next three drafts leaves the Browns with 12 selections this year, including six in the top 100, starting with No. Read More…

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Ingraham: Browns fans ready for the annual letdown known as the NFL Draft

So here we are, NFL Draft Day, or as it’s known in Cleveland, Black Thursday. Why the NFL has never staged its three-day dog-and-pony show in Cleveland is a mystery. It would be ratings gold. There is no league market in which Draft Day is a bigger deal than Cleveland. It’s huge here. Mammoth. It’s Read More…

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Scott Petrak’s 2016 NFL mock draft

Los Angeles — Jared Goff, QB, California Rams traded up from No. 15 to grab their franchise QB. Philadelphia — Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State Browns dealt this pick after deciding extra picks were more valuable than Wentz. San Diego — Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State Chargers go with a great athlete over an Read More…

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NFL Draft 2016: Boise State LB Correa could be pass-rushing fit with Browns

Boise State’s Kamalei Correa uses a swim move to blow past the BYU guard, then strips the quarterback. A little while later, he sees an opening and bursts to the QB for a sack after initially being stopped. Explosive plays like these have been far too sporadic for the Browns, which is why they’re again Read More…

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BREAKING: Manziel indicted on misdemeanor domestic assault charge

DALLAS — A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star was indicted Tuesday on a charge of misdemeanor assault related to family violence. The Class A misdemeanor carries up to one Read More… Read More…

NFL Draft: Ole Miss’ Treadwell uses physical play to offset lack of speed

Receiver Laquon Treadwell caught the bubble screen, weaved through the Auburn defense and was fighting for the end zone and an Ole Miss lead in the final two minutes when he was yanked down from behind. His leg was caught underneath in such an awkward position that his left fibula broke and the ankle dislocated. Read More… Read More…

UPDATE: Misdemeanor indictment expected Tuesday for former Browns QB Manziel

DALLAS — Johnny Manziel is expected to be indicted Tuesday on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January, an attorney for the troubled former NFL quarterback said Monday. Robert Hinton told The Associated Press that prosecutors have notified him they expect a local grand jury to sign off on a misdemeanor assault charge for Read More… Read More…

Browns VP of player personnel Andrew Berry turned down Wall Street for life in NFL front office

BEREA — Andrew Berry was all set to use his Harvard education — a bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s in computer science — on Wall Street as an equity derivatives trader. Then he got a call about an entry-level job in the personnel department for the Indianapolis Colts. “After hearing more about the career Read More… Read More…

Browns Notes: QB Robert Griffin III must earn starting job, and he’s good with that

BEREA — The blockbuster trade of the No. 2 pick Wednesday seemed to be a vote of confidence for veteran quarterback Robert Griffin III, who signed a two-year, $15 million deal last month. But executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown and coach Hue Jackson pumped the brakes Thursday. “I don’t think Robert’s being Read More… Read More…