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Kicking it: Browns rookie York gets advice from Phil Dawson

May. 13, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie Cade York's first experience kicking inside FirstEnergy Stadium came on a clear, calm, picture postcard kind of day. Phil Dawson warned him it's rarely so idyllic. “He just mentioned that there are going to be days that are...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

AP source: Browns plan to hire Eagles' VP Raiche as an exec

May. 03, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns intend to hire Catherine Raiche, who is currently an executive with the Eagles, as a high-ranking member of the front office, a person familiar with the team's plans told the Associated Press on Tuesday night. Raiche previously worked with...

Watson's arrival has Browns eyeing help in draft for new QB

Apr. 22, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

44. CLEVELAND BROWNS (8-9) LAST SEASON: Perhaps the NFL's most disappointing team, the Browns fell way short of expectations after making the playoffs in coach Kevin Stefanski's first season. Quarterback Baker Mayfield suffered a left shoulder injury in Week 2 and never got...

Watson embraced by teammates in Browns' offseason program

Apr. 20, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson made a strong impression on his new teammates long ago, scrambling for first downs and rifling touchdown passes while becoming an elite quarterback playing in Houston. Now in Cleveland, the one he makes off the field may matter more. ...

Browns unwilling to make Mayfield's messy situation worse

Apr. 20, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Already at odds with Baker Mayfield, the Cleveland Browns are choosing not to get into a public fight with him. No longer part of Cleveland's future, Mayfield is not participating in the team's voluntary offseason program as the team tries to work out a trade to...

Most teams welcomed combine's comeback but some snubbed it

Apr. 20, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Comparison shopping and face-to-face contact with college prospects returned to the NFL this year after the 2021 scouting combine was scuttled by the pandemic. Talent evaluators welcomed back college pro days and private workouts even as the COVID-19 broadside...

Deshaun Watson reports to Browns for first offseason program

Apr. 19, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson walked through snow on the way to his first day of work with the Browns. Baker Mayfield was nowhere in sight. Watson reported to Cleveland's offseason program Tuesday to restart his career with the Browns, who mortgaged their short-term future by...

Browns agree to terms with center Ethan Pocic

Mar. 29, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with free agent center Ethan Pocic, who will compete with Nick Harris for the starting job and gives the team more depth up front. Pocic was selected in the second round of the 2017 draft by Seattle and started 40 games for...

Browns' QB Deshaun Watson: "I've never assaulted any woman"

Mar. 25, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson sat stoically behind the microphone, and for nearly 40 minutes barely talked about football. This wasn't the time. It's unclear when that will be. Facing pointed questions about sexual misconduct allegations brought against him by 22...