BEREA — Josh Gordon made New England’s Aqib Talib look silly. He’s arguably the best cornerback Gordon will face this year.
Gordon rendered Patriots coach Bill Belichick defenseless. Belichick has made a career of taking away the opposition’s most dangerous threat.
Gordon, Cleveland’s record-setting receiver, continued his torrid stretch Sunday with seven catches for 151 yards and …Read More
Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson didn’t need long to find the silver lining in the 27-26 loss Sunday to the Patriots.
For nearly three quarters the Browns kept Tom Brady out of the end zone. For 57-plus minutes they outplayed and outschemed Bill Belichick, the genius himself.
So even a heartbreaking, mindboggling loss couldn’t dim Jackson’s spirits in the …Read More
BEREA — Browns coach Rob Chudzinski stuck with his script and chose to accentuate the positive Monday afternoon.
It wasn’t easy, though, coming just 24 hours after Cleveland completely melted down in a 27-26 loss to the New England Patriots.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — After the Browns had played their best football of the season for 57 minutes and 21 seconds Sunday, everything had to go wrong for them to fall short of an improbable and impressive upset of the Patriots in Gillette Stadium.
Everything went wrong.
BEREA — Browns quarterback Jason Campbell was cleared to return to practice Thursday, putting him in the mix to start against the New England Patriots.
The ninth-year pro suffered a concussion on Nov. 24 when Pittsburgh cornerback William Gay delivered a left-handed blow to his facemask. The play went unpenalized by referee Terry McAulay, but Gay …Read More
BEREA — Josh Gordon caught the simple in route, absorbed a shot from safety Winston Guy, spun and took off. Cornerback Dwayne Gratz thought he had him, but Gordon pulled away. Safety Johnathan Cyprien had the angle on him, then didn’t.
Gordon’s 95-yard touchdown Sunday against Jacksonville not only made NFL history as he became the …Read More
BEREA — Defensive end Desmond Bryant will have a surgical procedure this week to correct an irregular heartbeat, and his first season with the Browns is over.
Bryant experienced symptoms Monday morning, according to a team spokesman, and was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday. He wasn’t in the hospital and is expected to make …Read More
BEREA — Running back Willis McGahee, in his 11th season, has never seen a quarterback scenario like the one the Browns face this week.
“Unfortunately, bad things have been happening to our quarterbacks,” he said Wednesday.
Record-setting receiver Josh Gordon has caught passes from three starting quarterbacks in 10 games and could very possibly see a fourth …Read More
Offensive coordinator Norv Turner is always busy on Tuesday as he puts together the game plan for the weekend. This Tuesday might’ve been the most hectic in his 23 years in the NFL.
Without knowing which of four quarterbacks will start Sunday in New England, Turner had to come up with multiple plans to take on …Read More
BEREA — The Browns blew four leads Sunday, including one in the final minute, to lose to lowly Jacksonville. They have dropped three straight and six of seven to fall to 4-8.
They travel to New England on Sunday to face Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the first-place Patriots (9-3).
And they don’t know who will play …Read More