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The Browns are expected to sign Utah defensive tackle Dave Kruger, brother of outside linebacker Paul Kruger.Share Tweet
The Cleveland Browns drafted defensive end Armonty Bryant from East Central (Okla.) and offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey from Chadron State (Neb.).Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns 2013 haul includes defensive firepower and no rookie QB to challenge Brandon WeedenThe Browns emerged from draft weekend with more firepower for the new defensive, no rookie quarterback to press Brandon Weeden, and a new veteran receiver in Davone Bess.Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns draft pick Jamoris Slaughter, a Notre Dame safety, says he's at "90 percent'' in recovery from Achilles injuryThe Cleveland Browns believe they got good value by selecting Jamoris Slaughter in the sixth round on Saturday, saying their medical staff said he was recovering well from his injury.Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Apr 27, 2013Over the past three days, the Browns selected five offensive and defensive players in the 2013 NFL Draft.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013To start the third day of the draft, the Eagles traded to the top of round four to get USC quarterback Matt Barkley. Coach Chip Kelly thereafter raved about Barkley. “I’m going to steal a quote from [former Cleveland Browns head coach] Sam RutiglianoShare Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Apr 27, 2013Having played for a team where former Cleveland quarterback Brian Sipe is on staff, new Browns defensive back Leon McFadden learned about the team’s tradition.Share Tweet
Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the 2013 NFL Draft; discuss Browns' picks and tradesThe Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the draft as a whole and talk about the moves the Browns made Saturday.Share Tweet
Forget a splash, Cleveland Browns draft barely makes a ripple: Bill LivingstonThe biggest news to come out of Cleveland Browns headquarters on Saturday was not a selection in the draft but a trade consummated with arch rival Pittsburgh.Share Tweet
The Browns Had an Interesting Weekend at the NFL Drafttheclevelandfan.com Apr 27, 2013The Cleveland Browns had an “interesting” weekend during the three-day NFL Draft — and that may be understating things a bit. Once all seven rounds were completed, the Browns turned their seven draft picks into outsider linebacker Barkevious Mingo,Share TweetWhen the draft finally came, the Browns made some interesting choices but seemed content to wait for next year.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013The Browns traded out of Rounds Four and Five on Saturday, each time picking up a selection in an earlier round in the 2014 NFL Draft. First, the Browns dealt pick No. 111 to Pittsburgh for the Steelers’ third-round pick in 2014. The Steelers used selecShare Tweet
Browns trade fourth-rounder to Steelers, fifth-rounder to Colts, reportedly interested in Cardinals backup QB Brian HoyerBrowns traded their fourth-round pick to Steelers, and are reportedly interested in Cardinals backup quarterback Brian Hoyer.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27, 2013Would the Cleveland Browns have taken Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib in the fourth round? The New York Giants didn't want to take that chance, trading ahead of the Browns and Oakland Raiders to select Nassib. There had been speculation that the Browns…Share Tweet
The Cleveland Browns 2013 NFL Draft Megablog -- Day 3The Browns' trades of draft picks to Pittsburgh and Indianapolis dominates the day's developments. They also pick up Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27, 2013Rumored for days leading up to the NFL draft, the Browns finally pulled off a trade to acquire veteran wide receiver Davone Bess from the Miami Dolphins.Share TweetThe Browns also should look at Jasper Collins, a receiver from Mount Union.Share Tweet
Evaluating the Cleveland Browns' draftApr 27The Cleveland Browns are taking a unique approach to the 2013 NFL Draft. Find out how they might be planning for the future.
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matchesApr 27Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pickApr 27SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…