Friday, December 5, 2014, 6:38pm
Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:43pm
Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 9. Jim Dray and Gary Barnridge will hold down the fort while Cameron recovers. This is his third concussion in two years, so the team will proceed with caution.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:07pm
With Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron dealing with an injured shoulder, the Browns swiped tight end Gerell Robinson away from the practice squad of the Denver Broncos and signed him to their active roster Tuesday.
Given the off-season emphasis and the recent history of success in Kyle Shanahan's schemes, I'm ready for my first bold prediction of 2014: The Browns will finish among the league's top third in rushing yards and attempts. They were bottom five in each category a year ago.
From drafting a mobile quarterback to adding three running backs to upgrading the offensive line to changing the blocking schemes, there seems a strong commitment to running the ball.
They acquired top free agent Ben Tate, traded up to snare Towson's Terrence West in the third round and signed Alabama State's Isaiah Crowell as an undrafted free agent. They also have Dion Lewis returning from a broken leg suffered last preseason and Baker, who was the team's most effective runner at the end of 2013.
Beyond buoying the backfield, they used a second-round pick to draft a nasty guard in Joel Bitonio, and added another blocking tight end in Jim Dray.
Shanahan's Redskins threw it 57.4% of the time in 2013 after posting a 46.0% mark in 2012. The main reason for the shift to a pass-heavy offense was that the Redskins trailed most of the year. Robert Griffin III's inability to run while recovering from ACL surgery was also a factor. The Browns are likely to go run-heavy, especially if Josh Gordon is suspended as expected. Unfortunately, the score may dictate that the team has to throw the ball more than they want to.
Friday, December 13, 2013, 6:49pm
Friday, December 6, 2013, 5:49pm
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:39pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 6:41pm
Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:13pm
Thursday, November 1, 2012, 7:45pm
San Francisco 49ers
T Joe Staley (illness)
QB Kevin Kolb (ribs)
CB Gregory Toler (hamstring)
S James Sanders (knee), CB Michael Adams (hamstring), DE Calais Campbell (quad), LB Quentin Groves (hamstring), LB Paris Lenon (ankle), LB O’Brien Schofield (knee), QB John Skelton (ankle), LB Reggie Walker (head)
Gore says he’ll play Monday night as the pain in his ribs has “lessened a lot.” He has a good matchup against an Arizona defense that allowed Adrian Peterson to rush for 153 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries in Week 7. The Cardinals also surrendered scores to running backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson in Week 6. Gore practiced all week and is our No. 12th ranked running back for Week 8.
Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:32pm
Friday, October 19, 2012, 7:13pm
Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:15pm
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