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Browns place Josh Gordon on non-football illness list

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon announced that he would not be with the Browns for the start of training camp in a Twitter post on Monday due to what he called “a part of my overall health and treatment plan.” Gordon, who has been suspended several times for violations of the league’s substance abuse policy, [more]

Josh Gordon to miss start of training camp for “overall health and treatment”

Josh Gordon, the talented but troubled Browns wide receiver whose career has repeatedly been derailed by issues stemming from drug addiction, has announced that he will not be at the start of training camp. Gordon didn’t go into specifics about the nature of the treatment he currently needs, but he did say in a Twitter [more]

Jarvis Landry: Browns are “definitely a playoff-caliber team”

Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey has been on the roster while the team has gone 1-31 over the last two seasons, but he predicted much better things to come in 2018 when he said in Junes that the team will make the playoffs. Wide receiver Jarvis Landry didn’t go quite as far as Kirksey, but he [more]

Report: Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal

Johnny Manziel can’t get on the field in Hamilton. Now he’s expected to get a chance in Montreal. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have agreed to trade Manziel to the Montreal Alouettes, according to Duane Ford of TSN. Alouettes head coach Mike Sherman knows Manziel well, having coached him at Texas A&M. Manziel’s redshirt freshman season in [more]

Myles Garrett trolls Ben Roethlisberger in hilarious video

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett still is hunting Ben Roethlisberger, whom he didn’t face his rookie season after saying he couldn’t wait to meet the Steelers quarterback and “chop him down.” Garrett is trolling Roethlisberger again in a hilarious video produced by the Browns. The video, which was posted on social media Thursday by the [more]

Ben McAdoo rated Baker Mayfield sixth among 2018 quarterback prospects

Ben McAdoo interviewed for the Browns offensive coordinator vacancy in January. If the former Giants head coach had gotten the job, would the Browns still have drafted Baker Mayfield No. 1 overall? McAdoo told the New York Post he had Mayfield ranked sixth among the 2018 quarterback prospects. (Two questions: 1. Is there anybody in [more]

Browns think Emmanuel Ogbah can “really stand out” this season

The Browns opted to take cornerback Denzel Ward over defensive end Bradley Chubb with the No. 4 overall pick in this year’s draft in a decision that defensive coordinator Gregg Williams jokingly explained by saying Chubb doesn’t cover “the deep ball well enough as a press corner.” Williams also noted that “I have an Ogbah” [more]

Sports betting bill emerges in Ohio

A state at the epicenter of the country’s political divide has managed to fashion a bipartisan bill regarding the phenomenon that literally is sweeping the nation, albeit slowly: Sports betting. As explained by Laura Hancock of Cleveland.com, a pair of Ohio senators (one a Republican, one a Democrat) introduced on Tuesday a bill that would [more]

Kellen Winslow II faces additional charge of raping unconscious teenager in 2003

Kellen Winslow II faces a new charge in San Diego, accused of raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003, USA Today reports. The former NFL tight end, now 34, was arraigned on the additional charge Thursday. “When there is a rape that occurs and the victim is under the age of 18 years old, there [more]

Judge rules there is sufficient evidence for Kellen Winslow II to stand trial

A preliminary hearing regarding rape and kidnapping charges against former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II wrapped up in San Diego Thursday with a judge ruling there is sufficient evidence for the case to move forward to trial. USA Today reports Judge Harry M. Elias threw out two burglary charges, but ruled that Winslow will [more]

Browns tryout defensive back Jordan Holland

The Cleveland Browns worked out defensive back Jordan Holland on Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Holland is the son of San Francisco 49ers outside linebackers coach and run game specialist Johnny Holland, who coached linebacker for the Browns in 2016 under Hue Jackson. Holland played college football at Prairie View A&M [more]

Hue Jackson Foundation-funded facility for human trafficking victims set to open

Browns coach Hue Jackson raised $30,000 for his foundation when he jumped into Lake Erie and that money has gone toward the construction of a facility to help victims of human trafficking in Ohio. The Hue Jackson Respite Services for Recovered Survivors of Human Trafficking will be housed at the Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Complex in [more]

UFC legend Chuck Liddell visits Browns, tells them to “break the guy in front of you”

A hall of fame mixed martial arts fighter visited the Browns during their offseason work. Chuck Liddell, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, talked to the Browns at their facility about the competitive mindset of a champion fighter. “If they take one lesson out of this, they need to break the guy in front of [more]

Browns put Donald Stephenson on reserve/retired list

The Browns signed Donald Stephenson as a free agent this offseason, hoping for some veteran depth. But after realizing they wouldn’t have him for at least two games, now they won’t have him at all. The Browns announced Friday that Stephenson had been placed on the reserve/retired list. He didn’t show up for minicamp after [more]

Cameron Brate has a Hard Knocks hack

Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate went to Harvard. Which means he’s smart. Which means he figured out a way to get his wish to not be featured last year on Hard Knocks. “I figured out if you wave [at the cameras], they won’t put that on, ever,” Brate recently told SiriusXM NFL Radio, via JoeBucsFan.com. [more]

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