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Report: Vikings tried to trade Everson Griffen for Kevin Zeitler

The Vikings knew they needed to upgrade their offensive line, and tried to make a big deal. At least, until someone else made another one. Writers Andrew Krammer and Ben Goessling said during a Minneapolis Star Tribune podcast that the Vikings were hoping to turn defensive end Everson Griffen into Browns guard Kevin Zeitler, until [more]

Odell Beckham Jr tweets he’s seen schedule, hints at Week One meeting with Jets

It may not take long for Odell Beckham Jr. to make a return trip to play football in the New York area. Beckham posted on his twitter account Wednesday night that he’s apparently seen the Cleveland Browns schedule for the 2019 regular season. The regular season schedule has yet to be released though preseason schedules [more]

Which teams failed to meet expectations most spectacularly?

With the Lake Show unexpectedly becoming a sh-t show for 2018-19, capped by Magic Johnson resigning from his job with the team by telling reporters before telling his boss, Wednesday’s PFT Live became obvious: Which NFL teams failed to meet expectations in the most memorable way? Plenty of good examples of unexpectedly bad seasons are [more]

Browns G.M. open to moving back into first round

John Dorsey isn’t afraid to swing big. Which is why the lack of a first-round pick at the moment doesn’t mean he won’t have one by the end of the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns General Manager made it clear on multiple [more]

Oliver Luck leaves XFL door open for John Manziel

Quarterback John Manziel (he told Dan Patrick on Monday that the name “Johnny” has been retired) currently doesn’t have a football league. His next home could come in the XFL. Appearing on Monday’s #PFTPM podcast, XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck did not rule out employing Manziel, the 2012 Heisman winner who flamed out of the NFL [more]

Giants were wise not to shop Cleveland’s offer for OBJ to 49ers

From the moment the 2018 regular season ended, the possibility existed of the 49ers making a run at trading for Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Ultimately, the 49ers did. At the end of the day, however, the 49ers didn’t get a chance match or beat the package the Giants got from the Browns. The recent [more]

Ricardo Louis lands in Miami

Former Cleveland receiver Ricardo Louis missed all of the 2018 season with a neck injury. He’ll continue his career in Miami. Per a league source, Louis has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Dolphins. Louis, who turned 25 last month, as a fourth-round pick of the Browns in 2016. He had 18 [more]

Von Miller: Odell Beckham was hurt when he found out he was traded

Broncos pass rusher Von Miller is close friends with Odell Beckham and was with Beckham after he found out he’d been traded from the Giants to the Browns. At first, Beckham didn’t feel good about it. Miller told NFL Network that Beckham was unhappy to find out that the Giants were getting rid of him [more]

49ers interest in Beckham sparked Browns-Giants talks

When wide receiver Odell Beckham was on the market, 49ers General Manager John Lynch made no secret of his interest. And while he wasn’t willing to part with the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s draft, there were talks that might have kept him in the first round. In a detailed look at how [more]

Saban recalls the value of Belichick teaching him not to coach too much

One of the most successful coaches in college football history and one of the most successful coaches in professional football history were on the same staff in Cleveland in the 1990s, and lessons learned then are still valuable today. Alabama head coach Nick Saban was an assistant to Patriots coach Bill Belichick on the Browns [more]

Baker Mayfield: Come to Cleveland and ask OBJ if he’s happy

Baker Mayfield is unhappy with those who think Odell Beckham Jr. is unhappy in Cleveland. The Browns quarterback made Colin Cowherd of FOX his target on Friday night. “Nobody will just say the truth,” Cowherd said earlier Friday, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “Odell Beckham’s not happy here. He’s not happy. [more]

Twelve AAF players have found jobs with NFL teams

Players from the Alliance of American Football were given the green light to sign with NFL teams on Thursday and eleven of them have found new homes already. The Panthers have shown the most interest in players with experience in the short-lived league. They signed wide receiver Rashad Ross on Thursday and then added three [more]

Browns sign receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi

The Browns have unearthed a receiving prospect. The team announced the signing of wide receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi. According to the Browns, he’s from Phoenix College, which isn’t an online school, but is apparently one of the country’s oldest community colleges. Sheehy-Guiseppi was a junior college All-American in 2016, leading the nation in kick return yardage (1,278) [more]

Morgan Burnett jumps from the Steelers to the Browns

Morgan Burnett is staying in the AFC North. The former Steelers safety will sign on Friday with the Browns, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. Burnett is expected to compete with Eric Murray, the former Chief acquired in the Emmanuel Ogbah trade, for the strong safety job vacated by the trade of Jabrill Peppers [more]

Browns signing AAF quarterback Garrett Gilbert

The Browns signed an AAF quarterback. Not the one they once used a first-round pick on. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Browns are signing former Orlando Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert. Gilbert was most recently with the Panthers for parts of the last two seasons, and has also spent time with the Raiders, Lions, [more]

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