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  • • Tobias Harris calls out Odell Beckham Jr. for comments amid George Floyd protests
    Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris had some strong words for Odell Beckham Jr. in response to the comments the Cleveland Browns wide receiver made amid the protests over George Floyd’s killing. Beckham Jr. pushed back against criticisms placed onto people who chose to remain silent during the turbulent times of racial unrest, saying that it’s […] The post Tobias Harris call...2020
  • • Cleveland Browns, Columbus Crew issue joint statement
    The Browns have become the first NFL franchise to issue a joint statement in response to recent societal unrest. They did so with the Columbus Crew, an MLS franchise partially owned by Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam. The full statement appears below. “Sports can be a great unifier in our communities for what teams [more]...2020
  • • Is Baker Mayfield on the verge of breaking out in Year 3 — or going down as a bust?
    The Cleveland Browns have yet to make the playoffs with Baker Mayfield as their quarterback. Will 2020 be the year that the former No. 1 pick breaks through?...2020
  • • Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield: 'Year 3 is always a big year in these contracts'
    If Baker Mayfield rebounds under Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski, GM Andrew Berry's decision about the QB's fifth-year option will be a no-brainer.        ...2020
  • • Baker Mayfield: Browns 'moving in silence' ahead of 2020 season
    The Cleveland Browns were arguably the most disappointing team of the 2019 NFL season. Cleveland began the preseason with massive expectations after the club added superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr....2020
  • • Browns' Tretter: Players aren't 'invincible robots'
    Cleveland Browns center J.C. Tretter, who was elected president of the NFLPA in March, said Tuesday the union is holding biweekly calls with players and their wives to address coronavirus concerns and keep them informed....2020
  • • NFLPA pres Tretter says "hurdles" remain before NFL's return
    Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter isn't willing to guess what the NFL might look like when its back on the field...2020
  • • Browns’ Kevin Stefanski on Baker Mayfield, OBJ and how he’s adapting during quarantine
    New Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski joins Peter, Erin, and Charissa to shares his philosophy towards starting team meetings. Stefanski also discusses working with Odell Beckham Jr., Baker Mayfield, and a packed tight end room....2020
  • • James Harrison: Mike Tomlin 'handed me an envelope' after $75K defenseless hit fine
    While playing for the Steelers in the fall of 2010, Harrison delivered a crunching head-to head blow to Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi....2020
  • • Harrison: Tomlin gave me envelope for illegal hit
    Former Pittsburgh Steelers star James Harrison said coach Mike Tomlin gave him an envelope after the linebacker's devastating hit on Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi in 2010....2020

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Cleveland Browns injury and suspension

  • • Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. admits to playing hurt through 2019, needed surgery
    In January, the Cleveland Browns confirmed that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. underwent surgery for a core muscle injury. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, the 27-year-old discuss him suffering from a physical setback....2020
  • • Packers sign Christian Kirksey to two-year, $16 million deal
    The Green Bay Packers are signing linebacker Christian Kirksey to a two-year, $16 million contract, per his agency, reuniting Kirksey with his former coach. The Cleveland Browns released Kirksey on March 10, allowing the veteran linebacker to find a new team after an injury — he played in only two games this past season due to a chest injury. Kirksey, who has played in just nine total games in the...2020
  • • LB Christian Kirksey visiting Packers after leaving Raiders visit without a deal
    The Las Vegas Raiders hosted free agent linebacker Christian Kirksey on Wednesday, and now he’s off to visit the Green Bay Packers. Per Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, Kirksey left the Raiders without a deal and still has other teams interested in his services. The Packers desperately need to upgrade their linebacker group — especially inside — and Kirksey would fit that bill. Kirksey missed most of...2020
  • • Browns release longtime starting LB Christian Kirksey
    New Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry is wasting no time reshaping their under-performing roster in his image. With about a week to go ahead of free agency, Cleveland announced on Tuesday that it has released longtime linebacker Christian Kirksey after six seasons with the team. Kirksey, 27, missed all but two games this past season with a chest injury. The former third-round pick from...2020
  • • ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi apologizes for Baker Mayfield comment
    ESPN Cleveland Browns reporter Tony Grossi issued an apology on Tuesday, hours after being suspended for a comment about Baker Mayfield. Grossi was at the NFL Combine and joining ESPN Cleveland/WKNR show “The Really Big Show” for an interview. The show is also aired via video feed on, which is where Grossi’s comment calling Mayfield a “f—ing midget” aired on the video feed. Her...2020
  • • Browns GM reiterates that Odell Beckham Jr. is 'part of our future'
    While Odell Beckham Jr.’s name has been floated as a potential trade candidate this offseason, Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry made it clear that the star wide receiver will stay in Cleveland. During Tuesday’s press conference with reporters at the Scouting Combine, Berry reiterated the team is setting clear expectations for OBJ in 2020, but he firmly remains in the Browns' long-term...2020
  • • Browns Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry likely to miss 6-8 months after hip surgery
    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was hoping to avoid surgery on his hip, but his body would not cooperate so he changed his mind. Landry underwent a procedure on Feb. 4, Landry and the Browns announced on Thursday. According to, the surgery was to shave down some cartilage and remove two pieces of bone embedded in the labrum of his left hip. Landry wanted to avoid surgery...2020
  • • NFL releases statement after Myles Garrett insinuates league is withholding evidence
    Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett isn’t backing off his assertion that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used a racial slur prior to the incident that got Garrett suspended last season. In an interview with ESPN’s "Outside The Lines," Garrett took things further and insinuated that the NFL withheld evidence that might support his claim. The NFL has since responded with a sta...2020
  • • Mason Rudolph calls Myles Garrett's racial slur allegation a 'bold-faced lie'
    Mason Rudolph has once again denied using a racial slur toward Myles Garrett when the two players got into an altercation this past season. Garrett was reinstated by the NFL this week, and the Cleveland Browns star shed more light on his allegation that Rudolph set him off by calling him a racial slur. Garrett told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that Rudolph called him a “stupid N-word” when the two g...2020
  • • Browns' Myles Garrett once again claims Mason Rudolph used racial slur
    Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett was reinstated by the NFL on Wednesday after missing the final six games of the 2019 season to suspension. Garrett was suspended after taking off the helmet of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him in the head with with it during a “Monday Night Football” game on Nov. 14. Days after the game, Garrett claimed Rudolph directed...2020



Cleveland Browns trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield: 'Year 3 is always a big year in these contracts'
    If Baker Mayfield rebounds under Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski, GM Andrew Berry's decision about the QB's fifth-year option will be a no-brainer.        ...2020
  • • Going Solo: The younger Ajayi on the Browns, brother Jay, and Nigerians in the NFL
    Linebacker Solo Ajayi was snapped up by the Cleveland Browns after going undrafted this year, and is eager to show that big brother Jay isn't the only Ajayi capable of winning a Super Bowl ring....2020
  • • Browns exercise contract option on star DE Garrett, TE Njoku
    The Cleveland Browns have exercised the fifth-year contract options on star defensive end Myles Garrett and tight end David Njoku...2020
  • • Browns draft picks 2020: When does Cleveland pick next? Full list of NFL Draft selections
    Here is a complete list of Cleveland Browns draft picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, updated as selections are made....2020
  • • Damarious Randall gets one-year deal from Raiders
    The Las Vegas Raiders saw a deal fall through with one defensive back, but they have worked out an agreement with another. Damarious Randall has agreed to a one-year deal with the Raiders, the safety told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. This comes hours after we learned the team’s deal with Eli Apple fell through. Randall had 61 tackles and 2.5 sacks in 11 games for the Cleveland Browns last season. He ha...2020
  • • Report: Damarious Randall to sign one-year deal with Raiders
    After having a contract fall through with cornerback Eli Apple, the Las Vegas Raiders have found another option to bolster their secondary. According to Josina Anderson of, former Cleveland Browns safety Damarious Randall has agreed to terms with the Raiders on a one-year deal. Randall was one of the top free agents still left [more]...2020
  • • Broncos' Von Miller went all in again on his annual April Fools' prank
    Von Miller’s annual April Fool’s Day joke continues to fool fans left and right. Miller posted a heartfelt message on Instagram Wednesday thanking Broncos fans, accompanied by an image claiming he’d been released by the team. Check the date, of course. Miller has not been released by Denver. The best part? Miller does some variation of this every year. In 2018, he claimed he’d been traded to the C...2020
  • • Adrian Clayborn gets two year deal from Browns
    The Cleveland Browns have made an addition to their defense. The Browns and Adrian Clayborn agreed to a 2-year deal. The contract is for $6 million and worth up to $7 million, according to reports. Clayborn is a rotational pass rusher who had four sacks last season for the Falcons. He will turn 32 and likely be part of Cleveland’s rotation on the defensive line. The deal is an upgrade over the $2 ...2020
  • • Report: 49ers not interested in revisiting Odell Beckham trade
    The San Francisco 49ers may be looking to make upgrades as they defend their NFC Championship, but we can probably rule out one well-known name. In a mailbag article this week, Jay Glazer of The Athletic received a question about San Francisco’s potential interest in Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr, whom they were linked to in trade rumors when he was still in New York. Glazer replied t...2020
  • • Report: NFL plans to use draft to raise money for COVID-19 relief
    The NFL is sticking to its schedule to hold the 2to hold the 2020 NFL Draft on April 23-25, despite push back from general managers, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As the league begins to develop its plan for how the NFL Draft will be held, it’s also reportedly working to use the event to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL is currently engaged in discu...2020

Cleveland Browns stats

  • • Watch: Browns' Odell Beckham makes incredible TD catch against Bengals
    Odell Beckham Jr. has not found the end zone much in his first season with the Cleveland Browns, but the star receiver was able to end the season on a high note during Sunday’s game. With his team trailing the one-win Cincinnati Bengals by two scores in the fourth quarter, Beckham made one of his vintage acrobatic catches and somehow got both feet down in the end zone.  The grab also put Beckham o...2019
  • • Watch: Odell Beckham Jr. goes after Freddie Kitchens on sideline
    Frustrations were clearly boiling over for the Cleveland Browns as they were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday. Earlier in the game against the Baltimore Ravens, quarterback Baker Mayfield got into it with Browns fans who booed him off the field. With Cleveland down multiple scores late in the game, it was Odell Beckham’s turn to vent. It came at the cost of head coach Freddie Kitchens....2019
  • Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi, who talked his way into NFL tryout, scores TD for Cleveland Browns
    • Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi, who talked his way into NFL tryout, scores TD for Cleveland Browns
    It came late in the fourth quarter of the Browns' rout of the Redskins, but Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi's TD might be the feel-good moment of the preseason.        ...2019

Cleveland Browns kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Case Keenum says he feels like Uncle Rico with unorthodox training program
    Case Keenum’s makeshift training regimen amid the coronavirus pandemic has him feeling like a meme. During a conference call Wednesday, the new Cleveland Browns quarterback joked that he was training like Uncle Rico, the famous character from the cult comedy classic “Napoleon Dynamite,” per’s Mary Kay Cabot: “Is that the guy that set up the video camera out by his camper and threw th...2020
  • • Browns owners pledge $1.5M to Ohio for COVID-19 relief funds
    As the global community continues to deal with the COVID-19 epidemic, the sports world is stepping up to do its part to help local communities. On Monday, the Cleveland Browns announced that owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are pledging $1.5 million throughout Ohio towards relief funds. The incredible donation will come from the Haslam Sports Group, founded by Dee and Jimmy, on behalf of the Haslam fam...2020
  • • Baker Mayfield donating $50,000 to Cleveland food bank amid coronavirus outbreak
    Professional athletes all around the sports world are stepping up as the United States deals with the growing coronavirus pandemic. That now includes Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. The youngster took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that he and his wife, Emily, are donating $50,000 to a local Cleveland food bank. The $50,000 isn’t going to affect Mayfield’s checking account too m...2020
  • • Report: Former Browns DE Chris Smith signing with Panthers
    We finally have some feel-good news around the sports world. Former Jacksonville Jaguars and Cleveland Browns defensive end Chris Smith is back in the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Smith has signed a one-year contract with his hometown Carolina Panthers. This is more important than football. As Schefter notes, Smith’s girlfriend was tragically killed in an accident back in September. He ...2020
  • • Former Browns DL Chris Smith eyes NFL return months after GF killed in car accident
    Just as the 2019 NFL season began, Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Chris Smith experienced an immense tragedy. Now, months after his girlfriend was killed in a tragic accident, Smith is eyeing a return to the game he loves to be closer to football. Smith is targeting a return to the NFL after missing several months coping with the loss of his girlfriend Petara Cordero. Now in a better place, th...2020
  • • Former NFL head coach Todd Haley now the offensive coordinator at Florida high school
    Todd Haley spent more than two decades in the NFL and is a former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Now he’s coaching teenagers at Riverview High School in Sarasota, Fla., where he signed on as the offensive coordinator. According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Haley was introduced to the school’s head coach, Josh Smithers, and the two watched film together during last season. After the 2019 ...2020
  • • Browns mascot Swagger the dog dies at 6
    Swagger, a bull mastiff who served as the Cleveland Browns’ mascot and stood by his team through a lifetime of losing records, has died at the age of 6. “Swagger unfortunately has passed away completely unexpected this afternoon,” Justin McLaughlin, whose family owned Swagger, wrote on Facebook. “A lot of people did not know Swagger [more]...2020
  • • Josh McDaniels on verge of being named Browns head coach?
    The Cleveland Browns have confirmed that they are interviewing Josh McDaniels for their vacant head coaching position on Friday, and speculation is growing that the two sides will come to an agreement. McDaniels wife Laura is traveling with him to Cleveland, according to multiple reports. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media and others see that as a sign that a deal could come together quickly. McDaniels cou...2020
  • • Report: Josh McDaniels could become Browns HC ‘if all goes well’ in Friday’s interview
    As the Cleveland Browns search for their next head coach begins drawing to a close with their last interview on Friday, candidate Josh McDaniels could reportedly be the choice if his interview goes well. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, McDaniels and his wife Laura made the trip to Cleveland for his interview with the team. If all goes well during his interview and both sides believe it’s ...2020
  • • Matt Rhule hired as Panthers head coach
    Matt Rhule has generated a significant amount of interest on the NFL head coaching market over the past two seasons, and the Baylor coach has finally decided to make the leap from college to the pros. Rhule has reached an agreement to become the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports first reported. The Panthers also had interest in New England Patriots offensive coo...2020

Top Cleveland Browns news

  • • Sources: Browns plan to hire Vikes OC Stefanski
    The Cleveland Browns are planning to hire Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as their head coach, a source confirmed to ESPN....2020
  • • NFL reinstates Browns' Garrett from suspension
    The NFL on Wednesday reinstated Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett from his indefinite suspension for hitting Mason Rudolph on the head with his helmet last season....2020
  • • Browns mascot Swagger the dog dies at 6
  • • Browns sign veteran DE Clayborn to 2-year deal
    The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year deal....2020
  • • Harrison: Tomlin gave me envelope for illegal hit
  • • Browns hire Kevin Stefanski as head coach
    The Cleveland Browns have hired their next head coach. Former Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski is the Browns’ new head coach, according to multiple reports. The Browns couldn’t officially hire Stefanski until the Vikings were eliminated from the playoffs, and less than 24 hours after Saturday’s loss to the 49ers, the hiring was made. That [more]...2020
  • • Report: Browns sign former Raiders first-round pick Karl Joseph
    Like their counterparts with a ton of cash to spend, the Cleveland Browns have been very active in free agency. That has included bringing in Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper and All-Pro tackle Jack Conklin. Cleveland is now focusing on the other side of the ball. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Browns have signed former Oakland Raiders first-round pick Karl Joseph. The safety started 41 ...2020
  • • Tomlin defends Rudolph against Garrett's claims
    Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin 'aggressively defended' quarterback Mason Rudolph against claims by Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett that Rudolph used a racial epithet during their November fracus....2020
  • • Was Ravens coach wearing bluetooth earpiece during Browns game?
    The Baltimore Ravens have been fined in the past for violating the NFL’s coach-to-player communications policy, and there are questions about whether they did so again during Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. At one point during the broadcast, a Ravens employee who was standing behind head coach John Harbaugh appeared to be wearing a bluetooth earpiece. Many on Twitter wondered if they w...2019
  • • Browns cut four players, free up $13M on cap
    The Cleveland Browns released four players on Monday, including three players signed in free agency by the team last year....2020

Cleveland Browns schedule, game

  • • Is Baker Mayfield on the verge of breaking out in Year 3 — or going down as a bust?
  • • Browns’ Kevin Stefanski on Baker Mayfield, OBJ and how he’s adapting during quarantine
  • • Browns schedule 2020: Dates & times for all 16 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction
    Here is a complete breakdown of the Cleveland Browns’ 2020 schedule, including dates and start times for all 16 games and our early prediction....2020
  • • Browns schedule 2020: Dates & times for all 16 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction
    Here is a complete breakdown of the Cleveland Browns’ 2020 schedule, including dates and start times for all 16 games and our early prediction....2020
  • • Browns, Falcons, Buccaneers reveal new NFL uniforms in 2020
    The Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons are among the NFL teams that will have a redesigned look starting in the 2020 season.       ...2020
  • • Case Keenum says he feels like Uncle Rico with unorthodox training program
  • • Report: NFL plans to use draft to raise money for COVID-19 relief
  • • Inside the Jack Conklin deal
    The Cleveland Browns announced on Friday the deal that brings tackle Jack Conklin from the Titans, a big splash made by a team that needs to strengthen its offensive line in the hopes of getting back to the playoffs for the first time in 18 years. On paper, Conklin signed a five-year deal. By its [more]...2020
  • • Report: Jaguars sign LB Joe Schobert to five-year, $53.75 million deal
    The Jacksonville Jaguars will reportedly sign linebacker Joe Schobert, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, a move coming in an offseason when the team was seemingly starting a rebuild. The five-year deal is worth $53.75 million and carries a $12 million signing bonus with $22.5 million guaranteed, according to the report. Schobert, who emerged as a force at linebacker for the Cleveland B...2020
  • • Report: Case Keenum agrees to three-year, $18M deal with Browns
    The Cleveland Browns will now have a reliable backup for Baker Mayfield after agreeing on a three-year, $18 million contract with free-agent quarterback Case Keenum. ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news Monday, noting Keenum will get $10 million guaranteed. Cleveland now has some insurance in case Mayfield gets injured or continues to struggle this year after a frustrating 2019 season. Keenum was w...2020

Cleveland Browns rumors, scandals

  • • Browns seemingly give strong indication Odell Beckham will not be traded
    The trade speculation surrounding Odell Beckham Jr. is probably never going to be fully put to rest, but signs continue to point to the star receiver remaining with the Cleveland Browns in 2020. The Browns will be unveiling a new uniform design next month, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media has learned that Beckham will be heavily featured in the promotions of the re-branding. If Cleveland was actively...2020
  • • Odell Beckham reportedly would ‘welcome a return to New York’ in trade to Jets
    Odell Beckham Jr.’s seemingly uncertain future with the Cleveland Browns has been the source of significant trade rumors for some time. Despite being with the Browns for only one season, the belief is that the team would be amenable to moving him if the right offer came along. Not only that, there have been whispers that Beckham may be intrigued by making yet another career move. Adding fuel to th...2020
  • • NFL star fat shamed over shirtless pic
    The Cleveland Browns nightmare 2019 season has dragged into the off-season with star quarterback Baker Mayfield becoming the target of social media vitriol....2020
  • • Bills' Brian Daboll, Niners' Robert Saleh reportedly remain in the mix for Browns coaching job
    The Cleveland Browns interviewed Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels on Friday to (seemingly) wrap up their eight-candidate run of meetings for their head coach vacancy.  The buzz at the work week’s end fixated on McDaniels and Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski, but this weekend, other names reportedly remain in the mix. Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll is the sleeper...2020
  • • Josh McDaniels on verge of being named Browns head coach?
  • • Watch: Browns' Odell Beckham makes incredible TD catch against Bengals
  • • Report: Browns told Odell Beckham they are not trading him
    Odell Beckham Jr said during the week that he is going to remain with the Cleveland Browns next season, but the truth is the star receiver may not have a choice. Browns' general manager John Dorsey and other members of the team’s front office made it clear to Brown recently that they do not plan to trade him, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. They explained to Brown that they acquired him via tra...2019
  • • Browns fan's tattoo inspired by Myles Garrett-Mason Rudolph brawl
    In front of a national TV audience on "Thursday Night Football" in a Week 11 divisional showdown between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, arguably one of the ugliest on-field scenes in NFL history played out. Now, a Browns fan has immortalized that incident — which was spawned by a late-game confrontation and subsequent dustup between Browns defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers qu...2019
  • • Odell Beckham Jr. trolls everyone, then confirms he wants to stay in Cleveland
    Surrounded by people questioning his desire to play in Cleveland amid reports that he wants out, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. tried to put the rumors to rest on Wednesday and even added a little humor in the process. When asked about the ongoing speculation, the star receiver joked that he’s talked to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts, both professional teams in C...2019
  • • Odell Beckham says he intends to remain with Browns
    Odell Beckham Jr. has given his strongest signal yet that he intends to stick it out with the Cleveland Browns. On Wednesday, Beckham joked that he’d spoken to CFL teams about playing there before stating that he wasn’t going anywhere and would stay in Cleveland. This will not be enough to stop the weeks of speculation we’ve seen since it came out that Beckham spent the month of October asking riv...2019

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