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Joe Woods on Jadeveon Clowney: I’m focused on coaching the guys we have

Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney remains unsigned with June on the horizon, but it reportedly hasn’t been from an absence of interest in other teams. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported this week that the Browns made a stronger offer to Clowney than any other team at one point in the free agency process. While it may [more]

Baker Mayfield on Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry: It’s their time now

Odell Beckham underwent core muscle surgery in January, and Jarvis Landry had hip surgery in February. The Browns receivers continue to rehab as Baker Mayfield works with some of his other teammates in his hometown of Austin, Texas. “Them being a little bit banged up – well, not a little bit; they had to have [more]

Report: Jadeveon Clowney turned down big offer from Browns

Free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney apparently doesn’t want to go to Cleveland. The Browns made an aggressive offer to Clowney, who balked at going to Cleveland, Adam Schefter said today on ESPN Radio in Cleveland. According to Schefter, the offer the Browns made was clearly the best Clowney has received, but he didn’t bite. [more]

Baker Mayfield changes offseason approach by “moving in silence”

Immediately after the 2019 season, Baker Mayfield vowed to talk less this season. He has done just that this offseason and reiterated Wednesday that his play will do his talking for him in 2020. “There’s no need to be talking about it,” Mayfield told beat reporters in a conference call, via Mary Kay Cabot of [more]

Baker Mayfield: Year 3 is a big year for contracts

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield knows he’ll be richly rewarded if he can play up to his potential in 2020. That’s because 2020 is Mayfield’s third season, and NFL players can renegotiate their contracts after the third year of their rookie deals. “There’s no doubt that Year 3 is always a big year with these contracts, [more]

Jimmy Haslam had a hot mic moment during virtual meeting involving Jerry Jones

There’s a general rule of thumb that applies whenever a microphone is in the vicinity: Assume it’s on, and assume others can hear you. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam disregarded that advice during last week’s virtual ownership meeting. Haslam, as explained by Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, made what Schefter describes as a “joke” during the roll [more]

JC Tretter: NFLPA has not agreed to any reopening plan

NFL Players Association President JC Tretter is pumping the brakes on talk that NFL minicamps will open in June. Tretter, a center for the Browns, wrote on Twitter that the union hasn’t agreed to any plan to send players back to team facilities. “Players: our union has not agreed to any reopening plan,” Tretter wrote. [more]

Browns sign fifth-round choice Nick Harris

The Browns announced Friday that they have signed center Nick Harris. Harris is the third of the team’s seven 2020 draft choices to sign. He was a fifth-round choice, No. 160 overall. Harris started 40 of 50 games he played at the University of Washington. He played 15 games at right guard, two at left [more]

Browns auction opportunity to help script plays for preseason game

Larry David has said he believes he could be a successful NFL offensive coordinator. If he makes a big enough bid to the All-In Challenge, he can find out. The Browns are auctioning off the opportunity to help them script plays for a preseason game as the NFL’s latest offering in the All-In Challenge, which [more]

B.J. Goodson “very confident” he can replace Joe Schobert in Browns defense

Linebacker B.J. Goodson started nine of the 15 games he played for the Packers last season, which was enough for the Browns to offer him a one-year, $2.4 million deal to come to Cleveland this season. The Browns had a hole open in the middle of their defense when linebacker Joe Schobert left for the [more]

Browns add former Packers scout

The Browns have added to the personnel department, reaching back to a familiar place as previous administrations. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns have added Charles Walls as a national scout. Walls joined the Packers in 2013 as a scouting intern, and has been a college scout the last [more]

Josh Gordon will be applying for reinstatement soon

With Cowboys pass rusher Aldon Smith reinstated and Cowboys pass rusher Randy Gregory pursuing reinstatement, questions have emerged regarding the status of suspended receiver Josh Gordon. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Gordon will be applying for reinstatement soon. As the source explains it, Gordon is doing well. He’s working out and he’s [more]

Jarvis Landry declares his hip rehab “ahead of schedule”

Browns receiver Jarvis Landry was convinced after the Pro Bowl that he needed hip surgery. He originally had a thought that he would try to nurse it another season since surgery came with a six to eight-month rehab. Three months into his rehab, Landry says surgery was “absolutely” the right decision. “It was something I [more]

Browns sign Harrison Bryant, Donovan Peoples-Jones

The Browns have started signing members of their 2020 draft class. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has signed fourth-round tight end Harrison Bryant and sixth-round wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones. Both players signed four-year deals. Bryant was the 115th overall pick in April after winning the John Mackey Award during his final year [more]

Browns building camaraderie in virtual locker room

Usually when the Browns start having players-only meetings, it’s a sign of their traditional dysfunction. This time, it’s an effort to function as a normal locker room would. Via Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal, center J.C Tretter said the Browns have been trying to create some degree of atmosphere with weekly players-only videoconference [more]

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