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Some MVP odds have changed dramatically

On Tuesday, we pointed out some of the new favorites in the revised MVP odds generated by the folks at Westgate. Beyond the guys now among those considered most likely to win it are some interesting developments, and a few intriguing potential wagers. First, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson‘s odd stand at 50-1, down from 100-1. [more]

Baker Mayfield again out of practice

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is missing practice for the second consecutive day. Mayfield, who suffered a hip injury on Sunday, is sitting out practice and not even participating in the Browns’ stretching and calisthenics today, according to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal. The Browns are on their bye this week, and head coach [more]

Washington “emphatically” denies rumor of Trent Williams trade to Browns

Maybe a dysfunctional team will indeed continue to do dysfunctional things. Amid a rumor from Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository linking Washington tackle Trent Williams to the Browns, Washington has put out the word that a trade isn’t happening. Via Les Carpenter of the Washington Post, team officials “emphatically insist” that the rumor of [more]

Trent Williams to Cleveland rumor emerges

Dysfunctional teams do dysfunctional things. But sometimes they do something that makes sense, against their nature. Washington may soon be throwing in the towel on the Trent Williams holdout, trading the disgruntled left tackle in advance of the deadline that arrives in only two weeks. Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository shares the news with [more]

Patriots cut Cody Kessler

The Patriots needed to make room for tight ends Eric Tomlinson and Ben Watson, and quarterback Cody Kessler is one of those corresponding moves. The Patriots are cutting Kessler, according to multiple reports. He signed with the team on Sept. 25. Kessler, 26, entered the league as a third-round choice of the Browns in 2016. [more]

Browns trade Austin Corbett to Rams

The Rams lost guard Joseph Noteboom for the rest of the season when he tore his ACL in Sunday’s loss to the 49ers and they made a move on Tuesday to shore up the line in his absence. The Browns announced on Tuesday that they have traded offensive lineman Austin Corbett to the Rams. They’ll [more]

Freddie Kitchens: “No doubt” Baker Mayfield plays the next game

The Browns have the week off, so holding quarterback Baker Mayfield out of Tuesday’s practice is apparently just a precaution. Via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said that Mayfield’s hip injury wasn’t a big deal and that there was “no doubt” Mayfield would play on Oct. 27 against [more]

Rashard Higgins surprised, frustrated he didn’t play despite being active

Receiver Rashard Higgins still doesn’t understand why he didn’t play Sunday despite being active. “I just didn’t get in. I don’t know why. I was a little surprised,” Higgins said, via Daryl Ruiter of 92.3 The Fan. “I felt like I was ready for the San Francisco game [in Week Five]. Little frustrating. I feel [more]

Baker Mayfield not participating in bye week practice

Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said he didn’t expect Baker Mayfield to miss any practice time, but it appears the quarterback is missing practice time. He stood next to Kitchens in a baseball cap in the early portion of practice open to the media, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. The Browns have [more]

Freddie Kitchens doesn’t think Baker Mayfield will miss practice time with hip injury

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield injured his hip on Sunday. For now, it doesn’t seem that the injury will keep him from practicing during the next 13 days before the team’s next game, at New England. “He is fine,” coach Freddie Kitchens told reporters on Monday regarding Mayfield. He didn’t seem fine on Sunday, noticeably limping [more]

Baker Mayfield has NFL-leading 25 interceptions since start of 2018

Baker Mayfield‘s turnovers are killing the Browns. He had his fourth three interception game of his career Sunday. The second-year quarterback has played only 20 games, with 19 starts. Mayfield leads the NFL with 11 interceptions this season and his 25 dating to last season also lead the league, according to “I think each [more]

“Unwavering belief” links today’s Seahawks to 2013 edition

Last year, after the Seahawks beat the Lions in Detroit, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson told PFT that it felt like 2012 all over again for a team that most had overlooked. This year, after the Seahawks beat the Browns in Cleveland, I asked him if it feels like 2013. “Hopefully,” Wilson said in reference to [more]

Baker Mayfield says hip is “tender . . . it hurts”

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield played through a hip injury Sunday, but he didn’t use that as an excuse for throwing three interceptions and losing a 20-6 lead. “A little bit, but that is not an excuse,” Mayfield said when asked if his hip affected his play. “It hurts, but it’s a physical game of football.” [more]

Baker Mayfield: Officials were pretty bad today

The Browns entered the game with the second-most penalties, 48 for 423 yards. They had nine more Sunday for 83 more yards. They weren’t happy with referee Adrian Hill’s officiating crew. In his postgame news conference, Baker Mayfield broke down two plays he thought officials erred on. “The refs are never an excuse,” Mayfield said, [more]

Seahawks come back to beat the Browns

The Seahawks continued to show they could win on the road. The Browns might have shown that they’re, well, the Browns. Seattle escaped with a 32-28 win at Cleveland, with Russell Wilson playing his typical clean game. Wilson threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for another score. He still hasn’t thrown an [more]

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