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Cleveland Browns continue revamp of scouting department

Cleveland Browns continue revamp of scouting department

cleveland.com Updated May 1, 2013
Browns director of college scouting John Spytek, a Tom Heckert hire, was fired Wednesday after declining a reduced role with the club.
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  • Browns support education with City Year

    Browns support education with City Year

    clevelandbrowns.com May 1, 2013
    CLEVELAND -- On Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns joined forces with City Year at Fullerton Elementary School in Cleveland to promote the importance of education and staying active.
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  • Making sense of the Browns' draft, Tribe's first month and keep…

    Making sense of the Browns' draft, Tribe's first month and keeping Daniel Gibson: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com May 1, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawg Pound Daily, Bleacher Report and Fear The Sword.
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  • Year later, Browns got it right with Gordon

    Year later, Browns got it right with Gordon

    ESPN.com May 1, 2013
    Last July, I thought it was the right move when the Cleveland Browns selected wide receiver Josh Gordon in the second round of the supplemental draft. A year later, the Browns look even smarter with the decision, even though chief executive officer Joe …
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  • Eagles' quarterbacks, Anquan Boldin trade lead offseason superl…

    Eagles' quarterbacks, Anquan Boldin trade lead offseason superlatives

    CNNSI.com May 1, 2013
    The draft has finished and free agency has cooled off, so Don Banks takes advantage of the rare quiet to analyze the best, worst and most bizarre moments of the NFL offseason.
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  • Is it too early to grade Joe Banner? Bud Shaw discusses (video)

    Is it too early to grade Joe Banner? Bud Shaw discusses (video)

    cleveland.com May 1, 2013
    Joe Banner just finished his first NFL Draft with the Cleveland Browns, so is it too early to grade his overall performance so far? CineSport's Noah Coslov & The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw discuss.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Leon McFadden has plenty o…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Leon McFadden has plenty of Browns connections; Jim Brown honored by his high school

    cleveland.com May 1, 2013
    Leon McFadden couldn't help but to become familiar with the Browns while he was in college.
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  • Browns help promote Summer Reading Program

    Browns help promote Summer Reading Program

    clevelandbrowns.com May 1, 2013
    The Browns spent Tuesday afternoon helping to promote the Cuyahoga County Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
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  • Hey, you! Get your Browns, Indians and Cavaliers questions answ…

    Hey, you! Get your Browns, Indians and Cavaliers questions answered by our beat reporters

    cleveland.com May 1, 2013
    What were the Browns thinking trading picks away in the draft? Can the Indians' bats stay hot? Will Mike Brown bring the Cavaliers back to contention a second time around? Got questions about these topics or others for our Indians, Cavs and Browns beat …
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  • Video - Draft Journey:  Barkevious Mingo hometown visit 03:16

    Draft Journey: Barkevious Mingo hometown visit

    May 1
    Barkevious Mingo takes us to his hometown of West Monroe, Louisiana, to give back to the community and share with us about his upbringing.
  • Video - Draft Journey: Prospects descend on New York 03:48

    Draft Journey: Prospects descend on New York

    May 1
    Find out how Geno Smith, Barkevious Mingo and Marcus Lattimore spent their final days in the Big Apple leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft.

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  • Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…

    May 1
    The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…