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Browns get Mack Wilson, Greedy Williams, Kevin Johnson back practice

The Browns played last Thursday, so they were back on the practice field Monday and they started the week by welcoming back three of their defensive players. Cornerbacks Kevin Johnson and Greedy Williams were joined in a return to action by linebacker Mack Wilson. All three players missed the first two games of the season. [more]

Report: Browns not thinking about Odell Beckham trade

The Browns said this offseason that there was no thought being given to a trade involving wide receiver Odell Beckham and that reportedly hasn’t changed a couple of games into the regular season. Suggestions that the Browns should move Beckham popped up after a blowout loss to the Ravens in the season opener was followed [more]

Antonio Callaway eligible to return in Week Eight

Antonio Callaway will have to serve an extra four games in his suspension for violating the substance abuse policy, via multiple reports. The receiver originally was suspended 10 games in November 2019, and the Browns cut him Nov. 14. The Dolphins signed him to their practice squad Sept. 6, and Callaway currently is on the [more]

NFL sees “night and day” difference with sideline mask compliance

When it comes to wearing masks, the league has huffed and puffed. Will it have to blow anyone’s house down? Based on Thursday night’s game, the preliminary answer is probably not, at least not for now. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the league detected a “night and day” difference when it comes [more]

Chris Hubbard shines in place of Jack Conklin

An ankle injury kept Browns tackle Chris Hubbard out of the Week One loss to the Ravens. On Thursday night, Hubbard replaced starting right tackle Jack Conklin, who has ankle and finger injuries. Hubbard performed well as the understudy. “No sacks, the way we rushed the ball, Chris coming off of an injury, I could [more]

A.J. Green had only three catches on 13 targets vs. Browns

The Patriots like to move on from a player a year too early instead of doing so a year too late. The Bengals, at this point, seem destined to be moving on from receiver A.J. Green a year too late. Green, franchise tagged in 2020 with total compensation in excess of $18 million, has disappointed [more]

Andrew Sendejo won’t be suspended for hit on Tyler Boyd

Browns safety Andrew Sendejo has been suspended in the past for an illegal hit, but that history won’t result in another suspension for a penalty he picked up on Thursday night. Sendejo was penalized for lowering his head to initiate contact while hitting Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd in the third quarter of Cleveland’s 35-30 [more]

Joe Burrow isn’t shying away from taking hits (even if he should)

If Ben Roethlisberger felt like he was in a train wreck the day after his first game of the 2020 season, Joe Burrow should be feeling — after two games in five days — like he has been put through the meat grinder at Satriale’s. For now, though, Burrow isn’t complaining. He said after Thursday [more]

C.J. Uzomah having MRI to determine extent of Achilles injury

Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah‘s season may have come to an end on Thursday night. Uzomah was carted to the locker room in the second half of the 35-30 loss to the Browns and the team announced that he would not return with an Achilles injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the fear [more]

Joe Burrow: “Losing isn’t very fun”

Last year, Joe Burrow played 15 games and lost none. This year, he has played two games. And lost both. “Losing isn’t very fun,” Burrow told reporters after Thursday’s 35-30 loss to the Browns. “This might be the only time in my sporting career that I have lost two games in a row. It doesn’t [more]

Kevin Stefanski hopes Thursday wasn’t offense’s ceiling

The Browns will have more fun talking about their offense this week. A 38-6 loss to the Ravens in the season opener led to questions about Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham and others on the unit, but posting 434 yards en route to a 35-30 win changes the conversation. They showed great balance with 215 yards [more]

Myles Garrett got his “retribution” with strip-sack

Last Sunday, the Browns had the Ravens backed up on their own 1-yard line. And then the Ravens marched 99 yards for a touchdown. So for Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, last night’s strip-sack in a similar situation served as atonement. After the Browns had been stuffed on a fourth-and-1 attempt, Garrett got to Bengals [more]

Baker Mayfield: “Hype is real” for Joe Burrow

Consider Baker Mayfield among those impressed by Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow. While the Cleveland Browns managed to get a 35-30 victory over the Bengals on Thursday night, Burrow kept trying to rally the Bengals from two-score deficits in the second half. He helped the Bengals convert all five fourth down plays they attempted [more]

Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt combine for 210 rushing yards in 35-30 victory over Bengals

Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt combined for 210 rushing yards and scored a combined three touchdowns on the ground in a 35-23 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. Just four days after being throttled by the Baltimore Ravens, the Browns put together a much more complete performance against the Bengals. Despite running 30 [more]

C.J. Uzomah carted off with Achilles’ injury

Joe Burrow will remember his first NFL touchdown pass forever. Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah, who caught the pass, won’t have fond memories of the night, though. Uzomah appeared to seriously injure his lower right leg with 8:14 remaining Thursday night. He left on a cart after medical personnel examined him. The Bengals announced it’s [more]

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