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Texans, led by rookie QB Stroud, return to playoffs for 1st time since 2019 against Browns, Flacco

Jan. 11, 2024 15:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (11-6) at HOUSTON (10-7) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE: Browns by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cleveland 10-6-1; Houston 9-8. SERIES RECORD: Tied 7-7. LAST MEETING:...

Pro Picks: NFL's wild-card weekend filled with reunions and rematches

Jan. 11, 2024 14:35 PM EST

Pro Picks is a weekly column where AP Pro Football Writer Rob Maaddi shares his picks for upcoming games. For all previous Pro Picks, head here. ___ Matthew Stafford vs. the Lions. Mike McCarthy vs. the Packers. Tyreek Hill vs. the Chiefs. The NFL’s...

CeeDee Lamb joins NFL's receiving elite in career year with the Cowboys. He says it's just a start

Jan. 11, 2024 06:13 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — CeeDee Lamb learned to embrace No. 88 when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insisted he wear the number associated with some of the best receivers in club history. Next he adjusted to the role of Dak Prescott's top target after the Cowboys decided it was his...

Browns WR Amari Cooper faces Houston in playoffs just weeks after record performance against Texans

Jan. 10, 2024 19:02 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Never flashy or full of himself, Amari Cooper downplayed his record-setting performance a few weeks ago in Houston. Cooper had a game unlike any in Browns' history. “Just numbers,” he said. Eye-popping ones. ...

Browns' improbable season continues in Houston with AFC wild-card round matchup

Jan. 08, 2024 18:16 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — This season jammed with unexpected twists, hard turns, highs, lows and Joe Flacco's improbable arrival is circling back down a familiar path for the Cleveland Browns. For the second time in three weeks, Cleveland is headed to Houston. With so much...

With Browns resting starters for the playoffs, motivated Bengals win 31-14 to finish above .500

Jan. 07, 2024 21:54 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — With a mostly meaningless loss to the Bengals in the books, the Browns could turn their attention to preparing for their first playoff game in three years. Cleveland coach Kevin Stefanski rested most of his starters Sunday in a 31-14 loss to Cincinnati. The Browns...

Joe Flacco, other Browns starters to sit finale against Bengals to rest for playoffs; Driskel at QB

Jan. 03, 2024 16:46 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Flacco is ending the season where he started it — off to the side. Flacco won't start Cleveland's regular-season finale at Cincinnati — along with some other regulars — so they'll be rested for the playoffs, and the Browns will go with Jeff Driskel,...

Browns without WR Amari Cooper, kicker and punter as they try to clinch playoff berth against Jets

Dec. 28, 2023 19:09 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Amari Cooper will miss Thursday night's game against the New York Jets after injuring a heel during a record-setting performance last week. The Browns (10-5) can clinch a playoff berth with a win, but they'll have to do it without...

Joe Flacco, Browns meet Jets with chance to clinch second playoff berth since '02

Dec. 27, 2023 13:50 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (6-9) at CLEVELAND (10-5) Thursday, 8:15 p.m. EST, Amazon Prime OPENING LINE: Browns by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 5-9-1; Browns 10-5. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 15-14. LAST...

Amari Cooper's record-setting day highlights a milestone week for NFL wide receivers

Dec. 27, 2023 09:36 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ Several receivers had milestone performances this past week, but no one could do what Amari Cooper did for the Cleveland Browns. ...