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DeShone Kizer agrees with Joe Thomas that he may not be ready yet

DeShone Kizer‘s a rookie, but he’s already learned that Joe Thomas knows a thing or two about football. So when the veteran left tackle said that it looked like the Browns were grooming Brock Osweiler to start at quarterback and that Kizer might not be ready for that role yet, Kizer ultimately agreed. Thomas did [more]

Report: Danny Shelton to miss 3-6 weeks

Browns defensive lineman Danny Shelton is expected to miss 3-6 weeks, according to Field Yates of ESPN, putting his availability for the season opener in jeopardy. Shelton injured his knee in Wednesday’s practice, and the team reported earlier Thursday he would not play in Monday’s preseason game and “will be evaluated on a week-by-week basis.” [more]

Hue Jackson revisits national anthem comments, “would respect any individual decision”

Earlier this week, Browns coach Hue Jackson was one of many NFL players and coaches asked about players sitting during the playing of the national anthem before games and said that he “would hope that we don’t have those issues” in Cleveland. On Thursday, Jackson circled back to the anthem issue at the end of [more]

Commissioner says Josh Gordon reinstatement “not under active consideration”

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Browns season ticket holders that Josh Gordon‘s reinstatement “is not under active consideration,” according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Browns receiver, who hasn’t played since December of 2014, had his petition for reinstatement from his drug ban denied three months ago. He can re-apply next [more]

Hue Jackson: Joe Thomas knows I make the QB decision

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas recently said he believes quarterback Brock Osweiler is being groomed to start the regular-season opener against the Steelers. Coach Hue Jackson, after announcing that Osweiler would start the team’s next preseason game, was asked about the comments from Thomas. “I think our players all have opinions,” Jackson told reporters. “Joe [more]

Brock Osweiler to start again on Monday night

The Browns may be excited to see how rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer looks under the bright lights against the Giants on Monday Night Football, but he won’t be the first quarterback in the game. For the second straight game, the Browns will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback. Coach Hue Jackson made the announcement on Wednesday and [more]

Joel Bitonio week-to-week with a knee injury

The Browns will be down a pair of starting offensive linemen when they play the Giants on Monday, but there are no injury concerns about left tackle Joe Thomas. Thomas won’t play because the team doesn’t have much need to see him on the field at this point in the calendar, but left guard Joel [more]

Joe Thomas thinks it looks like Brock Osweiler set to start

The Browns aren’t saying much about their quarterback decision, partially because they may not be sure of it themselves. But the guy who will be protecting either Brock Osweiler or DeShone Kizer said Wednesday he thinks the team is leaning toward the veteran. “I think they’re grooming Brock to be the starter in Week One [more]

Gregg Williams has never seen a rookie like Myles Garrett

Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has coached in the NFL for 27 years, and he’s never seen a rookie adjust to the NFL as quickly as Myles Garrett. “I’ve never had a chance to draft the first overall pick ever, but I’ve had some pretty high draft picks,” Williams said, via “He’s the one [more]

Browns will name Week Two starter on Wednesday

The Browns play their next preseason game on Monday night. Their starting quarterback for the game has not yet been named. He will be soon. Coach Hue Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that the starter will be announced Wednesday. In recent days, Brock Osweiler and rookie DeShone Kizer have been splitting first-team reps in practice. [more]

Hue Jackson respects right to protest, but doesn’t want to see it on his team

It may be too soon to call it a wave of new NFL player protests during the national anthem, with Michael Bennett and Marshawn Lynch joining some of last year’s employed holdovers. But Browns coach Hue Jackson doesn’t want the ripples washing ashore on Lake Erie. Via Dan Labbe of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Jackson [more]

Hue Jackson: Jabrill Peppers showing he can play anywhere

The Browns didn’t install safety Jabrill Peppers in the starting lineup right out of the gate in his first NFL training camp, but it might not be long before the first-round pick has a permanent spot in the first team. Peppers moved into the strong safety spot Ibraheim Campbell occupied for the first preseason game [more]

Brock Osweiler: Adversity makes you stronger

Brock Osweiler seems as relieved to be out of Houston as the Texans were to move on from him. Osweiler went 8-6 before being benched last season, throwing 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. Osweiler did return for the playoffs after his replacement, Tom Savage, was diagnosed with a concussion. But after beating the Derek Carr-less [more]

Browns ready to see DeShone Kizer under bright lights

The Browns are going to find out if the lights are too bright for DeShone Kizer. They expect the rookie quarterback to perform well in the Aug. 21 game on Monday Night Football, but they also know they’ll find out a lot more about Kizer after that game against the Giants. “He’s a lot better [more]

Phil Taylor continues stunning comeback

One of the most overlooked stories of the preseason is unfolding in Washington, where defensive tackle Phil Taylor  is on track to earn a spot in the Week One starting lineup after two years out of football. His new head coach wasn’t even aware that Taylor was out of football. “I was in Cincinnati for [more]

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