Latest J.C. Tretter News

Mayfield blames frustration, not boos for postgame conduct

Nov. 22, 2021 15:48 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Every bad throw, every body ache and every chance Baker Mayfield missed to put away the Lions pained him. The boos directed at Cleveland's quarterback — from some hard-to-please fans at home — didn't help. So when the final seconds ticked off in a...

Browns, Teller agree to 4-year $56.8 million extension

Nov. 09, 2021 14:06 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wyatt Teller's alligator-carrying, defender-crushing days with the Browns will continue for a few more years. The massive, mauling right guard signed a four-year, $56.8 million contract extension with Cleveland on Tuesday that could keep him with the...

Both coming off tough losses, Browns and Bengals clash

Nov. 05, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (4-4) at CINCINNATI (5-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE: Bengals by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Browns 4-4; Bengals 4-4. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 51-44. ...

Browns struggling, searching with offense stuck in neutral

Nov. 01, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's fractured left shoulder is only one of many things currently broken for the Browns. They're in pieces at the moment. Hobbled by injuries, hindered by a lack of offensive explosiveness and unable to put away games...

Browns tackle Conklin out 'multiple weeks' with elbow injury

Nov. 01, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting right tackle Jack Conklin will miss “multiple weeks” after dislocating his left elbow in Sunday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday he's not entirely sure whether Conklin will need surgery. It's...

Mayfield practices again, still unclear if he faces Steelers

Oct. 28, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield strapped on his shoulder pads Thursday. It's too early to know if he'll be able to do it again on Sunday. The Browns' starting quarterback practiced for the second straight day — and tested his injured shoulder while wearing pads and...

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...