May 28, 2016

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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…

Browns defend trade, direction; coach Hue Jackson: We will get this right, I promise you

BEREA — Coach Hue Jackson dismissed the doubts, scoffed at the skepticism and countered the criticism the Browns received for trading the No. 2 pick. “We will get this right, I promise you,” he said Thursday. The new regime, led by executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown, traded the chance to land a Read More… Read More…

Petrak’s five thoughts on Browns’ deal with Eagles

After weeks of discussion and rumors, the Browns went through with it Wednesday and traded the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft to the Philadelphia Eagles. C-T Browns beat writer Scott Petrak reacts to the blockbuster deal with five thoughts. 1. QBs the key Just like any draft, this trade won’t be accurately judged Read More… Read More…

Commentary: Browns make bold move, but is that good?

Look at it this way: When you need everything you can defend doing anything. On Wednesday the Browns did something. Be afraid. Be very afraid. As their history this century shows, the Browns are at their best when they do nothing. When they actively seek to do something, it’s either the wrong something, or the Read More… Read More…

Browns deal second overall pick to Eagles; Goff or Wentz now seem out of reach

The Browns wanted more draft picks and they got more draft picks. The Browns traded the No. 2 pick in the draft to the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday in exchange for picks in the next three drafts. The three-day draft begins April 28. The Browns received No. 8 this year, along with third- (No. 77) Read More… Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns deal No. 2 pick to Eagles, choose more picks over QB

The Browns have a roster full of holes, as it ranks among the worst in the NFL. They have quarterback Robert Griffin III, a former rookie of the year who’s only 26 years old and is trying to revive his career. So the new front office and coaching staff, only months into their tenures, decided Read More… Read More…

NFL Draft 2016: Late-blooming QB and possible top pick Carson Wentz has plenty of supporters … and some doubters

Carson Wentz grew up in Bismarck, N.D. He was 5-foot-8, 120 pounds as a freshman in high school. He wasn’t recruited by Division I colleges. Meet the face of the new Los Angeles franchise. Maybe. Wentz joins California’s Jared Goff as the Rams’ possible choices with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft on Read More… Read More…

Domestic violence case against Manziel headed before Dallas grand jury

DALLAS — Dallas prosecutors say they will present the family violence case against troubled NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel to a grand jury this week. A spokeswoman for the Dallas County district attorney said the case will be presented Thursday, with a likely decision announced Monday. Manziel, a former Cleveland Browns quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner, Read More… Read More…

Scott Petrak: Don’t be afraid Browns, draft a quarterback

Browns fans are scarred. Hopefully not for life. When the vast majority of decisions made by your team backfire like an old car in desperate need of a tune-up, the psyche pays the price. You see ghosts. You stop thinking straight. You doubt undeniable truths. As the NFL Draft rapidly approaches, that’s the state of mind Read More… Read More…