Coach Mike Pettine said that star cornerback Joe Haden, who has a broken finger, decided not to play before Sunday's game.
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The NFL has asked the Browns why Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden was inactive for Sunday's game vs. San Diego after being listed as probable on the injury report.
Don't expect much change in the Cleveland Browns struggling defense.
Notable names back from suspension
With four weeks in the books, a number of prominent players and a GM will rejoin their teams this week following suspensions.
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Mike Pettine addressed player concerns that the Browns might be too predictable on defense by saying: "I think a player hears a quarterback call something out one time and then it’s, 'Oh they know what we’re doing.' As a staff we don’t get too wrapped up in that."
Gary Barnidge: Fantasy superstar?
Don't look now, but the Browns tight end has posted at least 75 yards and a touchdown in each of his last two games. Can Barnidge keep the production up?
Duke Johnson's breakout game
The Browns' rookie back did a little bit of everything against the Chargers, turning in a total of 17 fantasy points in ESPN standard scoring.
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ProFootballFocus.com reports that QB Josh McCown had the second highest graded game of his career Sunday vs. the Chargers. LT Joe Thomas also was outstanding, giving up one hurry and no sacks, per the analytics site.
Josh McCown is showing why the Browns trusted him to start over Johnny Manziel after Manziel led the Browns to their win over Tennessee.
CB Joe Haden tested his broken finger in warm-ups but decided he couldn't play against the Chargers.
Cincinnati's unblemished record is no fluke, the Dolphins can only get messier if they fire their coach, and what is going on with all the kickers this season?
Tramon Williams' penalty might be overshadowed by all the other issues the Browns seem to be fighting.
Johnson starting to live up to the hype
Duke Johnson received plenty of praise before the season started. But it wasn't until Week 4 that the rookie running back finally made an impact on fantasy leagues. Fantasy winners and losers
Some Browns players are starting to question a defensive unit that was supposed to be a team strength after a loss to Philip Rivers and the Chargers left them scratching their heads.
The Browns defense was supposed to be a strength this season has instead been the part of the team that's been the most disappointing.
Josh McCown rewards Cleveland's faith
The Browns made a highly scrutinized decision when they started McCown over fan-favorite Johnny Manziel, and McCown rewarded them with a strong performance. The QB finished with 356 passing yards and a pair of TDs. Week 4 game balls
Final: Chargers 30, Browns 27
- SD WR K. Allen: 4 rec, 72 yds, TD
- SD QB Rivers: 358 pass yds, 3 TD
- CLE QB McCown: 356 pass yds, 2 TD
Given a second chance due to a penalty, rookie Josh Lambo kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the San Diego Chargers to a 30-27 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, sn
|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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