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John Johnson III first Browns player on PFF Top 50 list

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Safety signed in free agency checks in at No. 41 on site’s annual list of the game’s top players.

Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry kicked off his offseason rebuild of the team’s defense in a big way with the signing of safety John Johnson III.

In 2020, a season-ending injury in training camp to rookie Grant Delpit put the Browns in an unexpected hole. They plugged that to a certain extent by trading for safety Ronnie...

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Browns' Austin Hooper thinks offense will be even better in 2021

Hooper is excited about what the offense can do in 2021. 

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Should DC Joe Woods Be On The Hot Seat In 2021?

Kevin Stefanski said something this week eerily similar to many former Cleveland Browns coaches. His words deflected the inference of a question from some random reporter during minicamp.

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Nick Chubb could get extension from Browns before start of season

It sounds like an extension could be coming sooner than later. 

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3 Under The Radar Players The Browns Cannot Afford To Lose To Injury

Injuries almost derailed the Cleveland Browns in 2020. Joe Woods found himself re-scheming his defense after Grant Delpit and Greedy Williams went down early.

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3 Unforeseen Teams That Could Give The Browns Problems In 2021

The Cleveland Browns have a lot of preseason buzz associated with their roster. It is loaded on both sides of the ball and could be the most talented roster the franchise has seen in decades.

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Ranking The Browns Free Agent Signings By Impact In 2021

For the second consecutive year, the Cleveland Browns earned plaudits for their free-agent signings. Andrew Berry technically signed 13 players so far, although 5 were actually on the Browns’ 2020 roster.

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3 Things We Learned About Andrew Berry In 2021 Offseason

Cleveland Browns GM Andrew Berry has been busy assembling an extremely talented roster. New to the job in 2020, he focused on upgrading the offense. This past offseason, 2021, his priority shifted to the defense.

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Jon Stinchcomb

Daily Dawg Chow (6/21/21)

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More of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Daily Dawg Chow.

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“Alex Van Pelt ‘definitely’ notices a level of confidence from Baker Mayfield” (PFT) - “Mayfield consistently improved throughout the 2020 season, fulfilling his potential as a franchise quarterback while flourishing under first-year head coach Kevin Stefanski.” “Clowney Having Fun With Browns,...

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Barry Shuck

Browns helmet decals? Here’s 11 years and scenarios that says “yes” (or at least maybe)

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The iconic solid orange helmets haven’t always been barren

The very first helmet logos for pro football appeared on the Los Angeles Rams helmets in 1948. Rams’ equipment manager Fred Gehrke was a former art student and came up with the idea to paint yellow ram horns on the then-leather lids. After a sample was done, he was commissioned by owner Dan Reeves to paint the ram horn logo on each player’s helmet for $1 a helmet for each game.

With the...

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Browns ‘amazed’ with Odell Beckham Jr.’s recovery

Injuries limited OBJ to just seven games last season.

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Report: Sheldon Richardson Turned Down Bigger Offer From Browns

According to a recent report from Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot,  former Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson turned down a bigger offer from the Browns to re-sign with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Report: Mayfield Contract Extension Could Get Done Soon

One of the many side stories of the 2021 preseason is the state of Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield‘s contract extension. Remember, he is one of three first-round draftees that is seeking an extension beyond the fifth-year option.

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Grant Delpit’s recovery from Achilles injury may be better than first feared

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Recent advances in the rehab process could help Delpit return to the level of play he experienced prior to the injury.

Cleveland Browns safety Grant Delpit saw his 2020 season come to an end almost before it had truly begun.

As soon as Delpit, the team’s second-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, suffered a torn Achilles tendon during a training camp practice in late August, it was clear he was done for the year.

While there was never a high risk that...

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Baker Mayfield expected to get contract extension before Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson sign theirs?

Mayfield completed 62.8% of his passes for 3,563 yards with 26 touchdowns and a mere eight interceptions last year

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3 AFC Teams In 2021 That Will Be The Browns’ Biggest Challenge

The amount of preseason expectations for the 2021 Cleveland Browns are virtually unprecedented for a franchise that has not been on the winning side of things for years prior to 2020.

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Sunday Dawg Chow: Browns news (6/20/21)

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More of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Sunday Dawg Chow.

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What I saw and heard at minicamp, coming at you fast (Terry Pluto) - The defense looks different. It’s thinner. It’s faster. That is by design. There were games against Baltimore and Kansas City where the Browns’ lack of speed on defense was glaring. GM Andrew Berry and his staff already favored a leaner, quicker defense...

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Could Rookie Anthony Schwartz Win The Kick Returning Job?

Anthony Schwartz is the Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver out of Auburn. The Browns drafted Schwartz in the third round with the 91st overall pick.

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Baker Mayfield Reacts To Jarvis Landry’s Super Bowl Comments

Much has been said about the talent on the 2021 Cleveland Browns roster. We got our first glimpse of it this past week at minicamp, and it was impressive.

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