Monday , 22 December 2014

Cleveland Browns

Browns at Panthers (Week 16): Links to preview stories

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The Browns (7-7) will face the Carolina Panthers (5-8-1) beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The Browns were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention Saturday night when the San Diego Chargers defeated the San Francisco 49ers 38-35 in overtime. The Browns haven’t qualified for the postseason since 2002. Links to preview stories 1. Browns depending on Johnny ... Read More »

Browns depending on Johnny Manziel to rebound from pathetic performance, help them end late-season skid

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BEREA: Browns coach Mike Pettine is “absolutely counting on” rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel to bounce back from his disastrous starting debut and show improvement Sunday. Then again, who isn’t? If Manziel fails to rebound from his dismal performance in last week’s 30-0 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Browns (7-7) will almost certainly stumble on the road at 1 p.m. ... Read More »

Browns vs. Panthers: Storylines

1. Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel will try to bounce back in his second NFL start. Manziel’s first start last week was awful. He threw two interceptions, and the Cincinnati Bengals throttled the Browns 30-0. The playoffs are pretty much a pipe dream at this point for the Browns, who need to beat the Panthers and Baltimore Ravens the final two ... Read More »

Browns predictions

Nate Ulrich (8-6) Panthers 23, Browns 17 This game means more to the Panthers because they’re still in a race for a division title in the pathetic NFC South. Marla Ridenour (8-6) Panthers 21, Browns 10 Considering a touchdown would be an improvement, don’t see Johnny Manziel outscoring the Panthers, no matter the quarterback. August Fagerstrom (6-8) Panthers 17, Browns ... Read More »

Browns vs. Panthers: By The Numbers

0 — The number of points scored by the Browns last week. It was ugly. Being all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, simply finding the end zone will count as a small win this week as the offense looks to find a rhythm with rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel. 13 — The number of rushing yards by Manziel in his ... Read More »

Here’s what coach Mike Pettine is saying about the Browns today

Browns coach Mike Pettine met with reporters Sunday after practice. Below is a transcript from the news conference. On why QB Rex Grossman was cut: “As you know, 48 hours after the deadline, there’s a lot of movement with the roster so I wouldn’t read too much into where it stands right now. There are some guys who aren’t here ... Read More »