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The Browns are expected to sign Utah defensive tackle Dave Kruger, brother of outside linebacker Paul Kruger.
Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns drafted defensive end Armonty Bryant from East Central (Okla.) and offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey from Chadron State (Neb.).
Cleveland Browns 2013 haul includes defensive firepower and no rookie QB to challenge Brandon WeedenUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe 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.
Cleveland Browns draft pick Jamoris Slaughter, a Notre Dame safety, says he's at "90 percent'' in recovery from Achilles injuryUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe 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 TweetErvin Santana pitched seven scoreless innings, Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Saturday night.Share TweetOver the past three days, the Browns selected five offensive and defensive players in the 2013 NFL Draft.Source: clevelandbrowns.comShare TweetTo 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 RutiglianoSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetHaving 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.Source: clevelandbrowns.com
Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the 2013 NFL Draft; discuss Browns' picks and tradesUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the draft as a whole and talk about the moves the Browns made Saturday.
Forget a splash, Cleveland Browns draft barely makes a ripple: Bill LivingstonUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe 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.
The Browns Had an Interesting Weekend at the NFL DraftUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe 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,Source: theclevelandfan.comShare TweetWhen the draft finally came, the Browns made some interesting choices but seemed content to wait for next year.Share TweetThe 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 selecSource: profootballtalk.com
Browns trade fourth-rounder to Steelers, fifth-rounder to Colts, reportedly interested in Cardinals backup QB Brian HoyerUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetBrowns traded their fourth-round pick to Steelers, and are reportedly interested in Cardinals backup quarterback Brian Hoyer.Share TweetWould 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…
The Cleveland Browns 2013 NFL Draft Megablog -- Day 3Updated Apr 27 Share TweetThe Browns' trades of draft picks to Pittsburgh and Indianapolis dominates the day's developments. They also pick up Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter.Share TweetRumored 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.
View from the Porch: Every Five DaysUpdated Apr 27 Share TweetThe Indians are playing this season five days at a time. Each turn through the rotation brings something different. Justin Masterson and Zack McAllister appear to be the only two pitchers capable of giving the Indians a consistent chance to win, while t…Source: theclevelandfan.com
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.
Evolution Of The CatcherApr 27Baseball Tonight's Nomar Garciaparra and Rick Sutcliffe rank their top five catchers.
Royals Hang OnApr 27Ervin Santana tosses seven scoreless innings in the Royals' 3-2 win over the Indians.
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.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...