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Mayfield doesn't practice, could miss game with Steelers

Oct. 25, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't healthy enough to practice, and he may not be much closer to playing either. The Browns' quarterback sat out Monday's workout because of a troubling shoulder injury and there are early signs pointing to Mayfield missing this...

Browns star RB Chubb out, WR Landry could return vs. Arizona

Oct. 15, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Star running back Nick Chubb will miss the Cleveland Browns’ game Sunday against the undefeated Arizona Cardinals, but wide receiver Jarvis Landry could return to action. Chubb, who is second in the NFL with 523 yards rushing, did not practice all...

Browns missing key players as they prepare for 5-0 Cards

Oct. 13, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Keeping slippery Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray under control is a difficult challenge for any defense — even in the best of circumstances. The Browns aren't at their best right now. Cleveland had an all-star roster of injured...

NFLPA leader DeMaurice Smith planning to work 1 more term

Oct. 08, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

NFL Players Association leader DeMaurice Smith is planning to move on after he serves one more term with the union. The NFLPA's board of player representatives voted Friday to retain Smith as executive director, and union president JC Tretter said in a statement that the...

Browns star Garrett misses second practice, expects to play

Oct. 08, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star defensive end and NFL sacks leader Myles Garrett expects to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers despite missing his second practice of the week Friday due to soreness. “I’m confident I’m going to play,” he said. ...

Rookie CB Newsome out again for Browns, defense banged up

Oct. 06, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns starting linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. returned to practice only to find a number of his defensive teammates missing. Walker was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday after sitting out the past three games with a hamstring injury....

Running wild: Browns' Hunt a 'devil' when he has the ball

Oct. 01, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Arms flailing, legs churning while kicking up grass and dirt as his dreadlocked hair flies from under his helmet, Kareem Hunt's got a running style that's both unorthodox and unique. He fights for every yard — every inch — like it's a personal...

Browns' McKinley moved by team support during personal leave

Sep. 30, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Takk McKinley was touched as he looked around the room and saw Myles Garrett, Jadeveon Clowney and Cleveland's other defensive linemen applauding his return to the Browns after a three-week absence. He felt overwhelmed — and like he was home. ...

Browns starting CB Newsome out this week with calf injury

Sep. 29, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie cornerback Greg Newsome II will miss this week's game at Minnesota with a calf injury. Coach Kevin Stefanski opened his Wednesday media briefing by ruling Newsome out against the Vikings (1-2). Stefanski said the 21-year-old starter is...

Go route: Browns' Beckham to return Sunday against Bears

Sep. 24, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. has been cleared for takeoff. The star Browns wide receiver made it full through a full week of practice without any issues with his reconstructed knee and coach Kevin Stefanski said Friday that Beckham will make his return Sunday...