BEREA — Unlike many fans and media, quarterback Brandon Weeden says he isn’t consumed by the constant speculation surrounding the most high-profile position in Northeast Ohio sports.
“I don’t listen to it,” Weeden said Thursday following the last practice of the first week of organized team activities. “It’s not really my concern. I’m here now …Read More
Quarterback Brian Hoyer will get the chance to play for his hometown team.
Hoyer, a St. Ignatius graduate who grew up in North Olmsted, agreed to a two-year contract Thursday, a league source confirmed. The deal isn’t official, because he hasn’t signed the contract and the Browns must cut someone from the 90-man offseason roster.
Adam Caplan …Read More
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he was “absolutely not” aware of and did not participate in the practices that led to the federal investigation into his Pilot Flying J company.
“I take responsibility for what happens at PFJ as the guy at the top of the shop, but I …Read More
Joshua Cribbs, an adopted son of Northeast Ohio after a quarterbacking career at Kent State and eight years with the Browns, has a new home on the West Coast.
Cribbs signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, his agent announced on Twitter.
“I am blessed to have the opportunity to prove myself yet …Read More
CANTON – Tim Tebow isn’t coming to Cleveland. Joshua Cribbs likely isn’t coming back.
Tebow, the polarizing quarterback, was recently cut by the Jets and is a free agent. Browns general manager Michael Lombardi was asked about him Monday during the question-and-answer period at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club event.
“I think Tim’s a …Read More
CANTON — Browns general manager Michael Lombardi stood in front of a dining hall packed with grizzled, frustrated fans at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club event. Many of them have been watching the Browns longer than Lombardi has been alive.
They don’t waste time.
The first question after Lombardi’s monologue referenced the unsuccessful …Read More
BEREA – Armonty Bryant was worried his Browns career would be over before it began.
He should’ve been.
Following his arrest May 3 for driving under the influence in Ada, Okla., the Browns considered cutting ties with Bryant, the defensive end whom they drafted out of Division II East Central a week earlier in the seventh round.
“We …Read More
BEREA – Reporter: Do you think you’re skinny?
Barkevious Mingo: A huge laugh, then an answer.
“Naw, I think I’m just fine the way I am,” he said.
Mingo’s weight has been a topic of discussion since he was drafted with the No. 6 pick. The volume was raised when he arrived in Cleveland with narrow shoulders and …Read More
WESTLAKE — Jimmy Haslam shook hands, shared laughs and talked some football with his newest customers.
After some troubling weeks, the Browns owner finally got a chance to tell Cleveland fans he was sorry that he had let them down.
Embarrassed by a federal investigation of fraud inside his truck-stop company, Haslam apologized Tuesday night to …Read More
When Armonty Bryant was drafted by the Browns in the seventh round April 27, he was asked about an arrest in college for selling marijuana twice to an undercover officer. He said he would take advantage of his second chance and not let anyone down.
Now, he’s hoping for a third chance. And rookie minicamp …Read More