Johnny Manziel was much sharper on the second day of training camp than he was on the first.
Committee approach in Cleveland
Isaiah Crowell, Duke Johnson and Terrance West will most likely spearhead a running-back-by-committee approach for the Browns. None of them will be worth more than a late-round flier in fantasy drafts. Running back tiers (Insider)
General manager Ray Farmer wasn't getting into any details on how the Browns will deal without him on the second day of training camp.
Remember, McCown isn't 'Josh Football'
In Eric Karabell's fantasy QB rankings, he gives Josh McCown about six weeks as the Cleveland Browns' starter before Johnny Manziel takes over. Quarterback tiers (Insider)
Ray Farmer had no problem turning his cell phone over to the league as it investigated his in-game texting during the 2014 season.
Farmer: Turning in phone the 'right thing'
Browns GM Ray Farmer willingly turned his phone over to the league when it investigated his in-game texting last season, and he was suspended four games. Said Farmer: "I made the mistake. ... It was the right thing to do and I had nothing to hide."
Again keeping track of Johnny Manziel's practice stats as the Cleveland Browns' training camp kicks off.
Is Crowell still Cleveland's top back?
Isaiah Crowell is the most athletically-gifted back for the Browns. If he can stay the No. 1 option ahead of Terrence West and rookie Duke Johnson, look for Crowell to put up big numbers. Fantasy X factors
Terrelle Pryor faces an steep uphill climb to change positions and make it as a receiver in the NFL, but he took a step on Thursday.
As first practices go, the Browns' first training camp was functional, but abbreviated.
Manziel not the man in first practice
Johnny Manziel's first practice of his second season didn't start well. His first four drop backs went: Sack, sack, pass almost intercepted and pass batted down. Josh McCown worked with the first team and Manziel worked with the backups.
Johnny Manziel struggled during the opening of Browns training camp Thursday, with two sacks, an interception and a pass defended.
Rookie cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, a seventh-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns in May, is likely to miss the 2015 season as he continues to recover from a knee injury.
McCown, Mack among worst contracts
The Browns are well represented on Bill Barnwell's list of the NFL's worst deals. Getting in a bidding war for Josh McCown isn't a good idea. Neither is paying a center a boatload of cash. Grantland: All-bad-contract team
A close friend of Tom Brady's said Wednesday he was not at all surprised to read that the New England Patriots quarterback had destroyed his cellphone in March.
NFL Nation Buzz: Cleveland Browns
Pat McManamon weighs in on the durability of quarterback Josh McCown and the importance of the preseason for backup Johnny Manziel.
Cameron Erving starting training camp at right guard is not a reflection of the Browns' thinking on John Greco, who started at the position last year.
Browns Searching For Starting Back
The Browns were the only NFL team to have three running backs with 100 carries apiece in 2014. The contest for the starting role could shake out once they put the pads on. Yates: Position battles (Insider)
Few preseason prognosticators think the Browns will match last year's win total of seven, and most expect double-digit losses.
A footnote in Roger Goodell's decision on Tom Brady shows that Ray Farmer's suspension would have been longer if he hadn't cooperated.
Center Alex Mack, who missed 11 games last season with a broken ankle, will be full-go when the Cleveland Browns open training camp Thursday, coach Mike Pettine said.
Terrelle Pryor and Josh Gordon spent time the previous week or two working with Randy Moss in Charlotte, North Carolina.
When the Cleveland Browns open training camp on Thursday, Terrelle Pryor will focus on his switch to wide receiver.
|1(19)||Cameron Erving||C||Florida State|
|3(13)||Duke Johnson||RB||Miami (FL)|
|3(32)||Xavier Cooper||DT||Washington State|
|4(24)||Vince Mayle||WR||Washington State|
|6(19)||Malcolm Johnson||TE||Mississippi State|
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