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Eve of NFL Draft 2013 full of rumors revolving around Cleveland Browns
cleveland.com Updated Apr 24, 2013
On the eve of the NFL draft, there's about a 60 percent chance that the Browns will stay put with the sixth pick in Thursday's first round. But a report surfaced that they might try to trade up to grab Brigham Young pass-rusher Ziggy Ansah.Share Tweet
Undrafted linebacker Craig Robertson had a backup up plan just in case.Share Tweet
Dion Jordan is a safe pick - and the right one - for the Cleveland Browns in NFL Draft 2013: Bud ShawThere's no substitute for someone who can rush the passer, and do it consistently, writes Bud Shaw.Share TweetAlabama cornerback fills a major need for the Browns defense, Terry Pluto contends.Share TweetBrowns have too many holes to fill with one pick, and should go for quantity over quality, says Bill Livingston.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 24, 2013The Dolphins’ pursuit of Chiefs tackle Branden Albert has been a big storyline of late, but that may not be the only trade talk the Dolphins have engaged in recently. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Browns are “seriously considerShare TweetThere's increasing buzz that West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith will land with the Cleveland Browns, a team that has feigned interest in drafting a quarterback with their top pick for months. In their latest mock drafts Wednesday, NFL Network draft an…Share TweetBrowns linebacker Quentin Groves‘ arrest for solicitation on April 17 remained under wraps for a week. It took much less time for Groves, who signed a two-year deal with Cleveland earlier this offseason, to address the matter once it became public. GrovShare Tweet
Rios HR helps White Sox snap 4-game skidAlex Rios hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak.Share TweetRoger Goodell, the N.F.L. commissioner, met Tuesday with Jimmy Haslam, the owner of the Browns, whose truck stop company is being investigated by the I.R.S. and F.B.I.Share Tweet
Older brothers offer draft wisdom to siblingsclevelandbrowns.com Apr 24, 2013Browns tight end Jordan Cameron and outside linebacker Paul Kruger have passed down some of their knowledge to their younger brothers, Colby, David and Joe, who are preparing for the 2013 NFL Draft.Share TweetMike Brown will do an encore as the coach of the Cavaliers, the team that unceremoniously dumped him in 2010.Share TweetIndians catcher Lou Marson has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is starting their game against the Chicago White Sox.Share Tweetbrownsgab.com Apr 24, 2013Come To The Browns 2013 Draft Party At First Energy StadiumShare Tweet
Cop Posing As Hooker Tells Browns LB Anal Sex Would Be An Extra $20deadspin.com Apr 24, 2013Journeyman linebacker Quentin Groves only signed with the Browns-his fourth team in six NFL seasons-last month. Welcome to Cleveland!Read more...Share Tweet
Browns recall draft-day experiencesclevelandbrowns.com Apr 24, 2013Several Browns players talked with ClevelandBrowns.com about their memories of the NFL Draft.Share Tweet
Three-year draft review for AFC NorthOn the eve of the NFL draft, let's take a look back at the past three drafts for the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers: CINCINNATI BENGALS Total picks: 27. Picks still on roster: 20 (74 percent). Picks who ar…Share Tweet
Gordometer returns: Scouts weigh in on possible breakout playersCNNSI.com Apr 24, 2013Alex Gordon is the perfect example of a hyped prospect who took awhile to fulfill expectations. Ben Reiter talked to scouts to gauge which of these five players will be next.Share TweetOn today's Draft Insider, Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor talk about Chris' latest Big Board and the best and worst case scenarios for the Browns at No. 6.Share Tweet
Blue Jackets On Cusp of Playoff Berththeclevelandfan.com Apr 24, 2013Two months ago, I would have told you it was impossible. The Columbus Blue Jackets were 5-12-2 and had taken their projected spot near the bottom of the Western Conference standings. Since that time, an incredible transformation has taken place and the …Share TweetAfter Tavon Austin was selected 13th overall by the New York Jets in Tuesday's blogger mock draft, ESPN's Matt Williamson predicted that the West Virginia wide receiver wouldn't last this long in the first round Thursday night. Williamson then added: &q…Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL Draft 2013 A.M. Links: This draft 'extremely subpar'; how QBs picked around 6th turn outThe 2013 NFL Draft is considered one of the worst in the last decade.Share Tweet
NFL Draft 2013: How do quarterbacks drafted around 6th overall turn out?Should the Browns still consider drafting a quarterback with the No. 6 pick in the first round? Here's a snapshot of quarterbacks chosen fifth, sixth or seventh in past drafts.Share Tweet
NFL Draft 2013: Joe Thomas went fishing, but the Cleveland Browns made a big catch (video)Joe Thomas didn't want to deal with the glitz and attention of New York City, so he went fishing with his father.Share Tweet
NFL Draft 2013: Cleveland Browns' Greg Little says the draft is about patience (video)After the draft, wide receiver Greg Little was ready to prove that he belonged.Share Tweet
White Sox Hold Off IndiansApr 24Alex Rios hit his sixth home run of the season to lead the White Sox past the Indians 3-2.
Are the Cleveland Browns looking to trade down?Apr 24Solomon Wilcots reveals what he believes the Cleveland Browns may do with the 6th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Is Mike Brown The Right Fit For Cavs?Apr 24Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the Cavaliers' hiring of Mike Brown as coach.
Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draftApr 24Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playingApr 24Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
Peter King: My 2013 Mock DraftApr 24I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…