May 1, 2016

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If Browns draft a QB, Robert Griffin III says he’ll compete, take him under wing

The signing of Robert Griffin III gives the Browns a quarterback who’s won a division title, has a rocket arm and impressive potential. It also begs a question: How does it affect the Browns’ plans for the No. 2 pick in the draft April 28? Before Griffin, the overwhelming assumption was the Browns would select Read More…

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Browns sign QB Robert Griffin III, give former No. 2 pick chance to re-establish himself as starter

Four years later, the Browns have landed quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin, 26, signed a contract Thursday reportedly for two years. He was a free agent after being cut earlier this month by Washington. The Browns’ never-ending search for a quarterback circled back to Griffin over the weekend when he visited Browns headquarters and met Read More…

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Browns Notes: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hasn’t met with WR Josh Gordon, might not rule on reinstatement for a couple of weeks

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hasn’t met with suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon, isn’t sure if he will and might not make a decision about his reinstatement for a couple of weeks. Gordon was indefinitely suspended for his latest violation of the league’s substance abuse policy and sat out all of 2015. He applied for reinstatement Read More…

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Lots of QB love: Browns coach Hue Jackson playing it cool, heaps praise on Robert Griffin III, top two draft prospects

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Browns coach Hue Jackson had high praise for Robert Griffin III. And Jared Goff. And Carson Wentz. Cleveland’s search for a franchise quarterback could come down to a competition between RG3 and one of the two rookies this summer. Of course, the Browns would have to sign Griffin and draft Goff Read More…

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Browns brass says trading for a veteran quarterback doesn’t mean team couldn’t still take another QB high in the draft

BOCA RATON, FLA. — Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown suggested Monday the possibility of the team signing free-agent quarterback Robert Griffin III is much more likely than it trading for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Brown also said acquiring a veteran quarterback wouldn’t preclude the organization from drafting a quarterback high April Read More…

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Commentary: Browns’ best plan for finally winning is to tank, keep losing awhile longer

Let’s just throw it out there. Are the Browns tanking? That’s a loaded question, because it immediately gets us into philosophically murky waters. Although, there’s probably no more symbolic place to be for the Browns, who have been in over their heads since their return to the NFL in 1999. Now, however, with this year’s Read More…

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Robert Griffin III visits Browns as they continue to explore QB options

The Browns missed out on a chance to acquire quarterback Robert Griffin III when he entered the league in 2012. They are showing interest again as Griffin tries to resurrect his career. Griffin, a free agent, visited the Browns on Saturday, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. He met with coach Hue Jackson and Read More…

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Browns CB Joe Haden has ankle surgery, expected to return during training camp

Joe Haden had a lot of bad luck in 2015. This year hasn’t started much better. The Browns announced Friday their No. 1 cornerback had surgery Wednesday on his left ankle. He’s expected to resume football activities during training camp in the summer and “should be ready” for the start of the regular season in Read More…

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Pretty slick: QB Jared Goff handles wet curveball at Pro Day

BERKELEY, Calif. — Jared Goff had finished the scripted part of his pro day when the Cleveland Browns made a special request. Cleveland associate head coach-offense Pep Hamilton doused a ball with water and had Goff make several throws with the wet football to see how a California kid would adjust to the inclement weather Read More…

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Browns: Safety Rahim Moore signs 1-year deal, looking to revive career

Safety Rahim Moore is grateful for a fresh start with the Browns as he tries to revive his career. Moore officially signed Thursday after agreeing to terms Wednesday on a one-year deal. He’s entering his sixth season and has started 54 games, but he was benched midway through last season by the Texans, made inactive Read More…

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