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“Hi, my name is”; Patchwork Steelers’ offense scrambling

Nov. 22, 2019 3:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Benny Snell Jr., Tevin Jones and Johnny Holton have been on the field in games together before. But that was in August, when their main goal was proving they deserved spots on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 53-man roster. The stakes will be higher on Sunday in Cincinnati, when...

Browns’ Jarvis Landry: Garrett inquiry by league unfair

Nov. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers...

Clarification: Tamir Rice-Shooting story

Nov. 22, 2019 2:33 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story published Nov. 20, 2019, about the Tamir Rice Legacy Fund, The Associated Press reported money from the fund will be used to create a youth cultural center. The story should have made clear that money from the fund may be used for other charities, in addition to creating the...

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

Nov. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who...

Browns enter season’s stretch changed after Garrett incident

Nov. 21, 2019 8:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — As they walked out of FirstEnergy Stadium into the darkness more than a week ago, the Browns couldn’t celebrate their biggest win in an uneven season as a cloud of uncertainty hung over them. It burst open. They return Sunday a changed team. Myles Garrett’s jaw-dropping,...

Police: Woman stabbed another in belief she was wearing fur

Nov. 21, 2019 6:02 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman with a history of attacks on people wearing fur has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing a woman she believed was wearing the material at a church outside Cleveland, police said. Meredith Lowell, 35, is being held on a $1 million bond after the attack Wednesday afternoon...

Winless Bengals hope to avoid “horror show” vs Steelers

Nov. 21, 2019 3:03 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton could barely protect himself as the Steelers poured through the line, sacking him eight times at Heinz Field in September — one of the quarterback’s worst moments in a nine-year career. Now it’s rookie Ryan Finley’s turn to feel the heat. The...

QB Mayfield exudes leadership at critical time for Browns

Nov. 20, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In those raw emotional moments following the stunning brawl with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baker Mayfield exuded calming leadership. The Browns are going to need more of that from their quarterback. Mayfield, who has played much better the past three weeks after a slow start to his second...

1-game suspension for Browns’ Ogunjobi’s upheld

Nov. 20, 2019 5:29 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The one-game NFL suspension for Cleveland Browns starting defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi for his role in the brawl with the Pittsburgh Steelers was upheld by an appeals officer. Ogunjobi shoved Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph seconds after Cleveland teammate Myles Garrett swung a...

Browns’ Garrett awaits ruling after hearing for suspension

Nov. 20, 2019 5:25 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New York in hopes of getting a reduction...