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The Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot recaps day two of the NFL Draft, which saw the Browns draft cornerback Leon McFadden with their third round pick.
Share TweetThe Browns added another defensive player when they selected cornerback Leon McFadden in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft on Friday evening.Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns picked up a linebacker and a cornerback with their first two picks in the NFL Draft, but still could use some help at safety.Share TweetIt's good that the Browns didn't fall into the trap of taking a quarterback at the top of the draft, Pluto contends.
Royals-Indians rained out; twin bill set for SundayUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetThe scheduled game on Friday night between the Royals and Indians was postponed because of rain about 20 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. The game was rescheduled for 7:10 p.m. CT on Sunday night as the second half of a day-night doubleheader.Source: MLB.com
Indians rained out in KC; DH set for SundayUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetCleveland's night game against the Royals on Friday was washed out due to steady showers at Kauffman Stadium, and the clubs will make it up as part of a split doubleheader on Sunday at 2:10 p.m. and 8:10 ET.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Jacksonville Jaguars have made Florida International safety Jonathan Cyprien the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetW.T.W. Enterprises in Roanoke, Ala., filed suit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Northern Alabama that alleged Pilot Flying J maliciously breached its contract with the trucking company. It said a class-action suit was necessary because it is "vi…Share TweetBarkevious Mingo is ready to hit the ground running and get to work with the Browns’ defensive coaching staff.Share TweetJoin cleveland.com's Glenn Moore, Chris Fedor, Dan Labbe and special guests now as they bring you all the latest news, rumors and analysis from Browns Draft HQ in Berea during the second and third rounds tonight.
NFL Draft 2013 Cornerback and safety sleepers who may be available to the Cleveland BrownsUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetWho are this year's sleepers in the secondary? Chris Fedor reveals his list.
Schafrath to announce third-round pickUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetBrowns Legend Dick Schafrath will announce the team’s third-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.Source: clevelandbrowns.comShare TweetLast year's first round of the NFL draft ended up being a disappointing one for the AFC North. Injuries lessened the impact of Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and Pittsburgh Steelers guard Da…Source: ESPN.com
Can Browns avoid taking QB on Day 2?Updated Apr 26 Share TweetIn the hours leading up to the start of the NFL draft, the reports varied from the Cleveland Browns drafting West Virginia's Geno Smith in the first round to the team trading for New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. The Browns ultimatel…Source: ESPN.com
Lingering Items--They Aren't Who We Thought They Were, Either EditionUpdated Apr 26 Share TweetThe controversy surrounding Pilot Flying J seems to change by the day. What doesn't is the impact any of it will have on Jimmy Haslam's new toy, the Cleveland Browns. It's the great unknown. Then again, it's the Browns so what's new? The Browns have nea…Source: theclevelandfan.comShare TweetThere were plenty of big names missing from the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night: Manti Te'o, Geno Smith, Matt Barkley.Source: CNNSI.com
Fan Pass: Barkevious Mingo arrives in ClevelandApr 26Follow former LSU defensive end Barkevious Mingo from draft night in Radio City Music Hall to meeting his new employers, the Cleveland Browns.
Cleveland Browns draft Leon McFadden No. 68 in 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Cleveland Browns select cornerback Leon McFadden with the 68th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Les Miles discusses Barkevious Mingo, Eric ReidApr 26LSU head coach Les Miles discusses the playing style of Barkevious Mingo and Eric Reid after both were drafted in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Fan Pass: Barkevious Mingo's big day at the 2013 NFL DraftApr 26Get behind the scenes access with new Cleveland Browns defensive end Barkevious Mingo on draft day.
2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losersApr 26On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources sayApr 26Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draftApr 26NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…Apr 26ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…