Browns Close To History

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The Browns losing ways have reached historic proportions after Sunday’s loss to the Bengals dropped Cleveland to 2-29 dating to the 2015 season.  According to Elias Sport Bureau research, that record matches the worst record in NFL history over a 31-game span.  The Oilers and Lions have also had a 2-29 mark over 31 games.

 

Browns Sign WR Bug Howard

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The Cleveland Browns have signed wide receiver Bug Howard to the practice squad.  Howard is a 6’4, 210 pound rookie out of North Carolina.  Originally signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent, Howard spent the entire preseason with the Colts before being waived September 2.

 

Browns Coleman Breaks Hand

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Browns’ receiver Corey Coleman broke his right hand during Sunday’s loss in Baltimore and is undergoing surgery.  This is the second year in a row Coleman has broken his right hand.  There is no timetable for Coleman’s return until after the surgery.

 

Gordon Ends Rehab Treatment Sept. 21

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Suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon returned to rehab in June to try to show the NFL he was worthy of reinstatement and will end his treatment September 21.  When the NFL denied Gordon’s bid for reinstatement in May, the league told the Browns receiver he could apply again in the fall.  26-year-old Gordon has not played in a game since December 21, 2014.  He has been suspended for 43 of the Browns’ past 48 games.

 

Browns Finish Preseason 4-0

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Cody Kessler threw for 144 yards and a touchdown, Kevin Hogan tossed for 180 and two scores as the Browns topped the Bears 25-0.  Cleveland hosts Pittsburgh next Sunday afternoon to open the regular season.

 

Browns Trade Cam Erving To KC

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The Browns continued their roster overhaul yesterday when they traded offensive lineman Cam Erving, a former first-round pick, to the Chiefs for a fifth-round selection in 2018.  The deal gives Cleveland 13 picks in April’s draft, including multiple selections in the first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth rounds.

 

Browns Release Joe Haden

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The Cleveland Browns released two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden.  Coach Hue Jackson said he wanted Haden on his defense, but deferred to Sashi Brown, the team’s top front-office executive, to make decisions that help the Browns.  28-year-old Haden has played in only 18 games over the past two seasons because of injuries.

 

Browns Promote Kizer Look To Trade Osweiler

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The Cleveland Browns, after naming rookie DeShone Kizer the starting quarterback for their third preseason game, have renewed their attempt to trade veteran Brock Osweiler.  Osweiler, who is due a guaranteed salary of $16 for 2017, is not expected to play Saturday night in Tampa Bay.