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Ravens, Browns meet for first time since wild December clash

Nov. 26, 2021 12:42 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Of all the times Lamar Jackson has rescued the Baltimore Ravens in his young career, last season's game at Cleveland stands out. The star quarterback left the game with cramps, then returned for a fourth-down play and threw a long touchdown pass...

Browns' Mayfield slowed by knee bruise, QB's latest injury

Nov. 15, 2021 13:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Banged-up Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is day to day after bruising his right knee in Sunday's blowout loss at New England — his latest injury. Mayfield, who has been playing with a damaged left shoulder for several weeks, had to leave in the...

Browns' Hill released from Boston hospital with neck sprain

Nov. 15, 2021 09:32 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns cornerback Troy Hill was released from a Boston-area hospital after being treated for a neck sprain suffered in Sunday's 45-7 loss to the New England Patriots. A team spokesman said Hill is traveling back to Cleveland on Monday...

Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. agrees to deal with Rams

Nov. 11, 2021 19:31 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Rams learned they had a chance to land Odell Beckham Jr., their veterans assembled in the locker room Thursday morning. Jalen Ramsey made a call, and the Rams took turns recruiting the veteran receiver to their West Coast home. ...

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. ...

AP source: Browns excuse Beckham for 2nd straight day

Nov. 04, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. remains lined up outside — way outside. The polarizing wide receiver was excused from practice for the second straight day on Thursday as the Cleveland Browns figure out their next move with him, a person familiar with the...

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...

Saints lose Jameis Winston to "significant" knee injury

Oct. 31, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

Quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Sam Darnold got hurt running the ball and kicker Chris Boswell was injured throwing it. Winston was carted to the locker room with a “significant” left knee injury when Buccaneers linebacker Devin White pulled him down on a scramble in...

Big Ben, Steelers survive kicking scare, bury Browns 15-10

Oct. 31, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger doesn't mind that Myles Garrett included him in his cemetery of sacked quarterbacks. Big Ben almost always feels at home in Cleveland. Roethlisberger handed the Browns yet another painful loss as the Pittsburgh...