When Sheldon Richardson signed with the Vikings last week, he reportedly eschewed a better offer from the Browns. Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com reports that the Browns offered Richardson more money than the one-year, $3.6 million contract he signed with the Vikings. The report doesn’t specify the Browns’ offer but said Richardson’s contract with the [more] … [Read more...] about Report: Sheldon Richardson took less money from Vikings than Browns were offering
The Browns wrapped up their offseason program last week with a three-day mandatory minicamp that saw many of the team’s offensive players make their only appearance in Cleveland this spring. Workouts in Austin, Texas were the way most of those players spent the rest of the offseason, but the handful of workouts last week still [more] … [Read more...] about Austin Hooper expects more fun, added wrinkles from Browns offense
Patriots running back Brandon Bolden, who has racked up two Super Bowl rings during his time in New England, has a family member who previously won one of them. When Bolden returns to the NFL in 2021 after opting out in 2020, he’ll be honoring that family member. Bolden’s grandfather, Frank Pitts, spent 11 years [more] … [Read more...] about Brandon Bolden changes to No. 25, to honor his grandfather, Frank Pitts
In 2019, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield had the wrong coaching staff. In 2020, he had the right one. Mayfield consistently improved throughout the 2020 season, fulfilling his potential as a franchise quarterback while flourishing under first-year head coach Kevin Stefanski. Mayfield seems to be ready to build on last year’s progress. “He was impressive,” offensive [more] … [Read more...] about Alex Van Pelt “definitely” notices a level of confidence from Baker Mayfield
Joe Woods is heading into his second season as the Browns’ defensive coordinator, but this year’s unit doesn’t look a lot like the one he oversaw last year. The Browns signed free agents like John Johnson, Jadeveon Clowney, Anthony Walker, Troy Hill, Malik Jackson and Takk McKinley before taking cornerback Greg Newsome and linebacker Jeremiah [more] … [Read more...] about Browns DC Joe Woods confident new faces will jell this summer
Ravens coach John Harbaugh got it right the other day when he said that it’s basically a “done deal” that quarterback Lamar Jackson will sign a second contract. Jackson will indeed get a second deal. As will Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Bills quarterback Josh Allen. Still, someone has to go first. And whoever goes [more] … [Read more...] about Who signs first: Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield, or Josh Allen?
One of the narratives that followed the Browns throughout last season was that their offense improved after receiver Odell Beckham Jr. tore his ACL and was lost for the season. Cleveland’s coaches and players countered that by arguing the offense was on track to improve regardless, as the team’s new coaching staff got more familiar [more] … [Read more...] about Browns OC: “No doubt” we’ll be better with Odell Beckham Jr.
Jadeveon Clowney has been in the league since 2014. He’s also on his fourth team in the last four years, having gone from Houston to Seattle, Tennessee, and now Cleveland. But for all his experience and former teammates, Clowney sees someone unique in defensive end Myles Garrett. “It’s funny, I haven’t run into many guys [more] … [Read more...] about Jadeveon Clowney: I haven’t run into many guys like Myles Garrett in the NFL
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce said recently that he thinks they and the Browns are “definitely neck and neck” when it comes to teams who can contend in the AFC, but that doesn’t end the list of teams that are on his radar heading into the 2021 season. Kelce was asked about that comment during [more] … [Read more...] about Travis Kelce: AFC has good teams all over the place