Latest Kevin Stefanski News

A perfect example of the difficulties of NFL short weeks

Oct. 20, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

For those who oppose Thursday night NFL games, be it players, coaches, fans or bettors, this week is a perfect example of why. It's difficult enough to prepare for a Sunday game when you have key injuries, particularly at quarterback. And when both teams are uncertain...

Reeling Broncos, Browns meet with seasons headed off-course

Oct. 20, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — One starting quarterback is limping, the other has his arm in a sling. There are injuries up and down both rosters, and the two coaches are feeling some external pressure — one for the first time. The Denver Broncos are banged up, reeling and...

Browns' Mayfield out with shoulder injury, Keenum starting

Oct. 20, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield had to surrender to the pain. Cleveland's starting quarterback, who has played the past four weeks with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, will sit out Thursday's game against the Denver Broncos and backup Case Keenum will start. ...

Broncos visit Browns in matchup of reeling, desperate teams

Oct. 20, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

DENVER (3-3) at CLEVELAND (3-3) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE: Browns by 6, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Denver 3-3; Cleveland 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead...

Browns star RB Chubb to miss second game with calf injury

Oct. 19, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The NFL's top rushing team has run into major trouble. Browns star back Nick Chubb will miss his second straight game with a calf injury, leaving Cleveland without its two best backs Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. ...

Browns' Mayfield expects to play again with shoulder injury

Oct. 19, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield wants to tough it out. The Browns quarterback said he expects to play Thursday night against the Denver Broncos despite a painful left shoulder injury that has worsened since he hurt it a month ago while trying to make a tackle. ...

Browns looking pretty average as injuries, losses mount

Oct. 18, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The injuries, and not just your run-of-the-mill bumps and bruises but significant ones to big-name players, are piling up quickly for the Browns. So are the losses. Cleveland's season, still just six games old, has suddenly gone...

Seattle's Darrell Taylor taken to hospital after scary hit

Oct. 18, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Seahawks linebacker Darrell Taylor had movement in all of his extremities after leaving Seattle's game Sunday night against Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter on a stretcher with an unspecified injury. Taylor fell to the ground after a collision during a 3-yard gain by...

Mayfield, Hunt injured as Browns battered in loss to Cards

Oct. 17, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield slowly walked out of FirstEnergy Stadium with his left arm immobilized by a sling. Cleveland's season might as well be fitted with one. The Browns took a beating in a 37-14 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals as...

Murray throws 4 TD passes, unbeaten Cardinals batter Browns

Oct. 17, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As loud music blasted inside Arizona's locker room, players danced and could be heard shouting “undefeated” while coach Kliff Kingsbury smiled at the wild scene via a FaceTime call from home. The Cardinals survived — undaunted and perfect. ...