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Browns new quarterback Johnny Manziel feels like he was supposed to end up in Cleveland, and wants to turn the Browns into a winner.Share Tweet
The Cleveland Browns have six selections remaining in the 2014 NFL Draft.Share TweetAfter an agonizing two-hour, 45-minute wait in the green room, Johnny Manziel is now a Cleveland Brown. And apparently he's got a homeless guy to thank for his new gig. Manziel's fall through the ranks was one of the early stories of the draft, and once…Share TweetJohnny Manziel had to wait ... and wait ... and wait on draft night, until the Cleveland Browns made their third trade of the draft, this one with the Philadelphia Eagles for the 22nd pick. Manziel's fall, and his ultimate landing spot, led people to en…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 8, 2014The Eagles picked up a third-rounder for moving down, and then they picked up the pass rush they needed. After allowing Cleveland to trade up to No. 22 to take Johnny Manziel, the Eagles took Louisville defensive end Marcus Smith with the 26th overall p…Share Tweetnytimes.com May 8, 2014After the Houston Texans drafted defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, there were some unexpected moves, including the Bills’ selection of receiver Sammy Watkins at No. 4.Share TweetThe Browns improved the cornerback position with the selection of Justin Gilbert in the NFL Draft.Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns Scribbles: General Manager Ray Farmer not out to make a splash with his first deal -- Terry PlutoThe Browns believe their secondary is in good shape with Joe Haden and Justin Gilbert at cornerback, Donte Whitner and TaShaun Gipson at safety. Buster Skrine can now cover the slot receiver, a good role for him.Share Tweet
Bills pay steep price to move up for Watkins; Browns had no choice but to trade outYou can't blame the Browns. Cleveland fans might be irritated that their team might have moved out of the fourth slot in a draft that might have five elite players, but trust us: The Browns had to make this move. The Bills paid an insane price (first- a…Share TweetYou can't blame the Browns. Cleveland fans might be irritated that their team might have moved out of the fourth slot in a draft that might have five elite players, but trust us: The Browns had to make this move. The Bills paid an insane price to move u…Share TweetFormer UCF quarterback Blake Bortles got a good vibe from the Browns over the past month and wouldn't be surpised if the Browns took him at No. 4 tonight, sources tell cleveland.com.Share TweetBrowns General Manager Ray Farmer is enjoying the cloak of mystery surrounding his intentions with the fourth and 26th picks of the draft and coach Mike Pettine is doing a good job of helping to keep things up in the air. Pettine disputed a report that …Share TweetThe Browns have long eyed the 2014 draft as the time to finally get a franchise quarterback. According to reports from both CBS Sports and ESPN, they spent over $100,000 to commission a thorough analytical study to determine the best QB available. The s…Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL Draft Links: Is Kent State RB Dri Archer overrated?Is quarterback Johnny Manziel the most overrated player in the 2014 NFL Draft?Share Tweet
Manziel Selected By Browns At No. 22May 8The Browns drafted Jonny Manziel with the No. 22 pick.
Browns Trade Up For Johnny ManzielMay 8Cleveland traded up to stop the Johnny Manziel freefall. Todd McShay looks at the busy first round for the Browns and what this means for their offense.
Browns Staff Erupts After Manziel SelectionMay 8Sal Paolantonio describes the atmosphere at the Browns facility after the team drafted Johnny Manziel.
Manziel: 'Very Excited'May 8Johnny Manziel talks to Suzy Kolber after being selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 22nd pick in the NFL draft.