DeShone Kizer

Breaking down John Dorsey's 2015 draft with Chiefs

New Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey comes to town with some experience on the job. For four years, Dorsey held the same position with the Kansas City Chiefs. From 2013-2016, he was in charge of the personnel and draft decisions.<p>We will break down each of Dorsey’s draft classes and how …

Sashi Brown

NFL Fantasy Football sit/start Week 15: Play Cam Newton vs. Packers

It’s playoff time! Wondering whether or not to start Le’Veon Bell and Michael Thomas, or to bench Bryce Petty and Tyler Boyd? The network bozos …

DeSean Jackson

No one asks Hue Jackson about John Dorsey’s comments

On Thursday, Browns G.M. John Dorsey submitted to a radio interview that generated several significant headlines. On Friday, Browns coach Hue Jackson …

NFL

Bears' Trubisky has maintained even-keeled approach

Among the many lessons that rookie Mitch Trubisky has learned in his nine starts as an NFL quarterback is the value of being the same guy all the …

Deshaun Watson

NFL picks, Week 15: Eagles shouldn’t miss beat – at least for now

Carson Wentz’s ascent to MVP candidate has fueled the Eagles’ rise to Super Bowl contention. But there’s more to it than that.<p>The Eagles also have …

Marvin Lewis

The Best Defender You’ve Never Heard of Could Push the Jaguars Defense Over the Top

If you’ve never heard of Jaguars pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue, you’re probably not alone. For everyone living outside Florida and Maryland, it’s been …

NFL

Notre Dame Football: 5 Takeaways from Irish’s 2017 regular season

A big season from the entire offense for Notre Dame football marked one of the biggest surprises in the country during the 2017 season.<p>Notre Dame …

Sports

Terry Pluto (photos)

<i>This is the first of several stories that will appear periodically under the theme of "I played quarterback for the Cleveland Browns." Tim Couch is</i> …

Cleveland Browns

Rodgers set to return for crucial game against Panthers

<b>CHARLOTTE, N.C. --</b> The Green Bay Packers are hoping the return of Aaron Rodgers can propel them into the postseason.<p>More Packers coverage<p>Rodgers set to return for crucial game against Panthers<br>• Top Tweets: Packers embracing the snow<br>• Rodgers' return ups pressure on Packers' O-line<br>• Breaking down Packers' …

Aaron Rodgers

Week 15 Rankings

Ben Roethlisberger has posted at least 290 yards and two touchdowns in each of his past four starts. Following his 506-yard dismantling of the Ravens …

Robby Anderson

Blame ‘Thursday Night Football’ for ratings decline, not protesting athletes

The NBA’s ratings are soaring and its high-profile athletes take political stands<p>Many, including some NFL owners, have latched on to the idea that …

Blaine Gabbert

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs rumors, Alex Smith top trade candidate next season

So that’s one thing that was different. While Jones has, upon review, been perfectly respectable this season (the reasons he hasn’t been getting home …

Kansas City Chiefs

Broncos-Colts score, takeaways: Osweiler comes off bench to lead Denver to win - CBSSports.com

After an injury to Trevor Siemian, Brock Osweiler entered the game and helped the Broncos to a victory<p>Give Brock Osweiler credit.<p>Coming off the bench …

Football (U.S.)

Ravens-Browns Capsule

BALTIMORE (7-6) vs. CLEVELAND (0-13)<p>Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS<p>OPENING LINE — Ravens by 6<p>RECORD VS. SPREAD — Ravens 7-5-1, Browns 3-10<p>SERIES RECORD — …

Jimmy Haslam

John Dorsey comes out firing in Cleveland

Former KC Chiefs GM John Dorsey is now in Cleveland and it’s starting off with a bang. Dorsey joined the Browns flagship radio station to talk about …

Kansas City Chiefs

DeShone Kizer didn't take Josh Gordon's 'disadvantages' remark personally, and Gordon says they weren't about him

BEREA, Ohio -- DeShone Kizer didn't take Josh Gordon's Twitter remarks to Damarious Randall personally, and Gordon said Thursday they weren't …

Cleveland

NFL Coaches Primer: AFC North

<i>We’re going to go around the league, looking at each division and seeing what vacancies could open up for Black Monday. Thankfully there probably</i> …

Marvin Lewis

Winless Browns Blocking Ravens' Path To Playoffs

<b>CLEVELAND (AP) —</b> There’s no easy road to the AFC playoffs. However, the Baltimore Ravens may be on one.<p>They’re facing a three-week pathway to the …

John Harbaugh

5 Stats That Illustrate How Bad Giants Have Been In 2017

When my editor asked me to come up with a list of statistics and reasons the <b>New York Giants</b> have been a disaster in 2017, the issue wasn’t coming up …

Ben McAdoo

Saying Farewell to the NFL’s Worst Teams of 2017

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and that means it’s consolation season for about a quarter of the teams in the NFL. As the jumble of squads in …

NFL

Packers need Nick Perry back vs. Panthers in Week 15

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 25: GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 25 Nick Perry<p>All eyes this week are, rightfully, on Aaron Rodgers. But there’s another player …

NFL

Baltimore Ravens: Eye on Josh Gordon and a pick -- Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Three games left for the 0-13 Cleveland Browns.<p>Can they win at least one, which is what I have been saying all year.<p>So how about …

Baltimore Ravens

5 Sisappointing Rookie Performances From NFL Week 14

It was a rough week for injuries among the 2017 <b>NFL</b> rookie class in Week 14. Injuries are always disappointing, since they are not the fault of the …

Nathan Peterman

Don't let the infighting spread - A guide to enjoying the Browns again: Doug Lesmerises

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Browns tore themselves apart. Fans of the Browns can't do the same.<p>There were two Browns teams this season - Team Sashi and …

Sashi Brown

5 Stats That Illustrate How Bad Browns Have Been In 2017

With only one playoff appearance since the <b>Cleveland Browns</b> were reborn in 1999, the franchise is in a perpetual state of rebuilding. Perhaps the team …

David Njoku

John Dorsey already on the job assembling his 'quarterback tracker' for 2018 draft

<i>Editor's note: Tony Grossi covers the Cleveland Browns for ESPN 850 WKNR.</i><p><b>1. Dorsey’s quarterback tracker:</b> On Friday, owner Jimmy Haslam said he gave …

Jimmy Haslam

Todd McShay NFL Mock Draft 2018: Sam Darnold Goes No. 1 to Browns

ESPN's Todd McShay released his first 2018 NFL mock draft Wednesday, projecting the Cleveland Browns to select USC quarterback Sam Darnold.<p>He wrote:<p><i>"The Browns have a really good chance to have two picks in the top 10 of this draft. With the No. 1 pick, they must address their QB situation. I</i> …

Sam Darnold

Browns, Bills and 49ers set up for big 2018 NFL draft

Three NFL teams traded up in 2017 to draft their quarterbacks of the future. The Chicago Bears landed Mitchell Trubisky. Patrick Mahomes II went to …

Mitchell Trubisky

Early Predictions for the Wild 2018 NFL QB Carousel

A bevy of precious quarterback assets will be available this offseason, and it could shift the NFL paradigm.<p>Nearly six years ago, Peyton Manning became the highest profile free agent in the league's history. Franchise quarterbacks simply didn't hit the market before that point. But …

Kirk Cousins

Was Dolphins’ magic vs. Patriots a mirage or real? We’re about to find out in Week 15

NFL WEEK 15<p><b>GREG COTE’S NFL PICKS OF THE WEEK</b><p><b>DOLPHINS THIS WEEK</b><p><b>DOLPHINS (6-7) at BILLS (7-6)</b><p><b>LINE</b>: BUF by 3 1/2.<p><b>COTE’S PICK</b>: BUF 20-17.<p><b>TV</b>: 1 p.m., …

Juju Smith-Schuster