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In this Jan. 26, 2020 photo AFC wide receiver Jarvis Landry, of the Cleveland Browns, runs the ball up the field during the NFL Pro Bowl football game against the NFC in Orlando, Fla. The Browns wide receiver has made the most of being quarantined the past two months and said he's ahead of schedule as he recovers from off-season hip surgery. Landry, who has never missed a game in his NFL career, said on a Zoom call Wednesday, May 20, 2020 that his rehab has gone well and that he envisions being back in the field in August _ assuming players are allowed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

Browns' Landry ahead of schedule in rehab from hip surgery

May. 20, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quarantine has allowed Browns Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry to focus even more on his recovery from off-season hip surgery. Landry, who opted for surgery in February after being slowed by an injury last season, said on a Zoom call Wednesday that his rehab has gone as well as...

In this May 2020 photo provided by Riddell, a Riddell SpeedFlex helmet sits next to a computer screen displaying information from the InSite tool. Teaming with Catapult, an Australia-based technology company, Riddell is providing coaches, players and medical staff detailed information regarding anything from practice regimens to helmet contacts to overall preparation for athletes. (Riddell via AP)

NFL studying helmet face guard that works like surgical mask

May. 20, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With an eye toward getting back on the field during a pandemic, the NFL is working on a helmet face guard that might provide the same sort of protection as a surgical mask. Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, who heads up the league's competition committee, said the issue was raised during...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. Tretter never expected his first days in office would include the sports world being shut down by a global pandemic. But Tretter said he’s committed to the health of players and focused on battling a “contact disease.” Tretter said the NFL has the luxury of time before the season starts to make sure every precaution is taken because “this virus isn’t going to kneel down to almighty football.” (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

NFLPA pres Tretter says "hurdles" remain before NFL's return

May. 19, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns center JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He's just not certain when it will start. The newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, Tretter said Tuesday that the COVID-19 virus...

FILE - In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, left, talks with head coach Mike Tomlin during a practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Latrobe, Pa. Former NFL linebacker James Harrison says Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not offer a bounty for an illegal hit on a member of the Cleveland Browns. Harrison told former teammate Willie Colon on a podcast that Tomlin handed him an envelope shortly after Harrison was fined in 2010 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massqoui. Harrison declined to specify what was in the envelope, but posted on Instagram that Tomlin never offered a bounty on opposing players. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Former LB Harrison: Tomlin didn't offer bounty for hit

May. 15, 2020 1:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is finding ways to make headlines in his retirement as easily he did during his productive but volatile career. Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowler and the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, raised eyebrows Thursday when he strongly...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry, center, poses for a photo with owners Jimmy Haslam, left, and Dee Haslam, right, after speaking during a news conference at the NFL football team's training facility in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations under first-year general manager Andrew Berry. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Browns hire former 49ers exec Adofo-Mensah as assistant GM

May. 15, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations — a top assistant to first-year general manager Andrew Berry. Adofo-Mensah will join a new staff in Cleveland after Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam...

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2018 file photo Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) and tight end David Njoku (85) celebrate after a touchdown reception by wide receiver Rashard Higgins (not pictured) in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. Mayfield isn't waiting around for the NFL to re-open the Browns' facility. Cleveland's quarterback invited several teammates, including tight end David Njoku and wide receiver Rashard Higgins, to work out with him in Texas during the COVID-19 shutdown. Like the rest of the league, the Browns haven't been able to conduct organized offseason programs due to the virus outbreak. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Mayfield huddles Browns teammates in Texas for workouts

May. 14, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't waiting around for the NFL to re-open facilities. Cleveland's quarterback invited several of his Browns teammates, including tight end David Njoku and wide receiver Rashard Higgins, to work out with him in Texas during the COVID-19 shutdown. Like the rest of the...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins gestures before an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Cleveland. Higgins has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Cleveland Browns, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns re-sign WR Higgins after stunted 2019 season

May. 8, 2020 12:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rashard Higgins is back on Cleveland's roster. It remains to be seen if he's back in the game plan. Higgins' signing to a one-year, $910,000 contract was made official Friday by the Browns, who brought back the free agent following a strange 2019 season for the former fifth-round draft...

Titans agree to terms with safety Ibraheim Campbell

May. 1, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran safety Ibraheim Campbell. Campbell, who turns 28 on May 13, spent much of last season recovering from a knee injury before the Green Bay Packers activated him from the reserve/physically unable to perform list...

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Stipe Miocic, right, lands a right hand against Francis Ngannou during a heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220 in Boston. Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic welcomes the UFC's planned return. The fighter and firefighter does have some worries, though. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

UFC champ Miocic welcomes octagon's return, has concerns

Apr. 30, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic welcomes UFC's plans to reopen the octagon. The fighter — and firefighter — does have some concerns, though. After scrapping an idea to hold fights on tribal land in California and cancelling or postponing several events since the start of...

NFLPA president calls for relook at portion of labor deal

Apr. 30, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

NFL Players Association President JC Tretter is calling for a re-examination of a portion of the labor agreement with the league affecting disability coverage for former players. Tretter, a center with the Cleveland Browns, succeeded Eric Winston as union president earlier this year. Tretter wants the NFLPA's...