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Denzel Ward will pay biggest monthly expense for 21 Clevelanders

Browns defensive back Denzel Ward is helping out his hometown. He will pay the biggest monthly expense for 21 Clevelanders out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s unique for me because the community I’m fortunate enough to play for is the community that helped raise me my entire life,” Ward, who wears the [more]

Mark Davis would love to see Las Vegas host draft in 2022

Las Vegas won’t host the draft next month as planned. But it could get another chance in 2022. NFL Executive Vice President Peter O’Reilly said the league still has to work it out with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, but “that is something we are considering for sure.” “We are focused with them [more]

Browns sign Adrian Clayborn

Adrian Clayborn is heading to Cleveland. The Browns have signed Clayborn, his agent announced on Twitter. According to multiple reports, it’s a two-year, $6 million deal. A defensive end heading into his 10th NFL season, Clayborn played in 15 games for the Falcons last year and had four sacks and two forced fumbles. Clayborn has [more]

Las Vegas could host 2022 draft

Las Vegas won’t host the 2020 draft as scheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NFL instead will hold a made-for-TV virtual draft April 23-25. It stands to reason that Las Vegas will get another chance at a later date. NFL Executive Vice President Peter O’Reilly said on a conference call Tuesday that the league [more]

JC Tretter stresses unity in letter to NFLPA members

New NFL Players Association president, and Browns center, JC Tretter needs to create a sense of unity in the union. And he knows it. In a March 30 letter to NFLPA membership, Tretter addresses the importance of moving forward together after the contentious and close vote regarding a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. “Regardless of where [more]

Colts add cornerback T.J. Carrie

The Colts added another veteran corner to their secondary. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Colts have agreed to terms with cornerback T.J. Carrie. The Browns released Carrie in February, after he spent the last two seasons there. He started 14 games for the Browns, but was shown the door as yet another [more]

Myles Garrett helps provide 24,000 pounds of food in Cleveland

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has joined some of his teammates and his owners in helping out the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday, Garrett will team with the Cleveland Hope Exchange and a number of area businesses to provide more than 24,000 pounds of food and additional resources to those in need in [more]

Browns restructure tackle Chris Hubbard’s contract

The Browns cleared a little salary cap space, and secured a guy who should be a key backup. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Browns have restructured the contract of backup tackle Chris Hubbard. Hubbard got a $1 million signing bonus, and $1 million of guaranteed base salary guaranteed this year. The deal also [more]

Browns sign center Evan Brown

The Browns added some offensive line depth Thursday. In addition to the previously reported signing of defensive tackle Andrew Billings, the Browns announced the addition of center Evan Brown. Brown was with the Giants and Dolphins last season. He’s in his third season. He was originally signed as an undrafted rookie from SMU in 2018, [more]

OBJ trade to 49ers won’t be happening this year

Last year, Jay Glazer called the shot of the offseason, predicting an Odell Beckham Jr. trade weeks before it happened. This year, Glazer says that one of the teams most closely linked to OBJ in 2019 won’t be pursuing him in 2020. Glazer was asked in his latest mailbag for TheAthletic.com whether there’s any truth [more]

Case Keenum: If Baker Mayfield’s shoelace comes untied, I’ll be ready

Case Keenum has gone into each of the last two seasons as a starting quarterback, but losing seasons in Denver and Washington left him to take a backup role with the Browns this year. While Keenum feels “like I can play at a high level,” he isn’t fazed by the change in circumstances. He said [more]

Case Keenum knows role, ready to help Baker Mayfield

When the Browns went looking for a new backup quarterback, they found a guy with ties to new coach Kevin Stefanski, and a considerable record as a starter. And it appears that Baker Mayfield is excited to have a resource like Case Keenum around. Upon signing his three-year, $18 million deal to be a backup, [more]

Jack Conklin hopes to make Nick Chubb the rushing champ this year

Jack Conklin helped cost Nick Chubb the rushing title in 2019 by blocking for Derrick Henry when the Titans back passed Chubb for the No. 1 spot in Week 17, but the circumstances will be different next season. Conklin signed with the Browns as a free agent last week and the right tackle said on [more]

Austin Hooper: Playing against Baker Mayfield helped sell me on coming to Cleveland

When Baker Mayfield threw three touchdowns passes in the Browns’ 28-16 win over the Falcons in Week 10 of the 2018 season, there wasn’t much thought about what it might mean for Austin Hooper‘s future. As it turns out, Mayfield’s big day made a big impression on the then-Falcons tight end. Hooper signed with the [more]

Browns owners tell fans “we currently expect to host a full NFL season”

The NFL season is more than five months away, but that hasn’t stopped anyone from thinking about whether the coronovirus pandemic could affect it. Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam said in an email to season ticket holders Monday that they expect to host a full season. “While these circumstances are certainly fluid and evolving, [more]

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