Tag: Cleveland Browns

N.F.L. Week 14: What We Learned

A week ago, San Francisco lost a defensive thriller in Baltimore. This week, they won a shootout in New Orleans against Drew Brees and the Saints. Doubt the 49ers all you want, but you can’t accuse them of not having range. In what may prove to be the biggest week of the season in terms […]

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Report: ‘Disconnect’ between HC Freddie Kitchens and OC Todd Monken behind Browns’ offensive struggles

As you might have heard, the Cleveland Browns’ most hyped season in recent memory has not been going as hoped. [Watch live NFL games on the Yahoo Sports app, here’s how] Between Myles Garrett’s now-infamous helmet-bonking of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Baker Mayfield’s sophomore struggles, the team has been loudly struggling at 5-7 and head […]

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Odell Beckham Jr. non-committal about returning to Browns: ‘We’ll see what happens’

It’s difficult to tally the countless ways the Cleveland Browns have disappointed this season. But perhaps the most damning non helmet-swinging indictment of the dysfunction in Cleveland is the Browns turning one of the game’s most exciting and undeniable talents into a pedestrian player. Odell Beckham Jr. has gone from a receiver who thrived even with […]

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In September, Chris Smith’s girlfriend died, leaving him a single father. On Tuesday, Cleveland cut him.

On Sept. 12, Cleveland Browns rookie head coach Freddie Kitchens sat behind a microphone, and in a somber tone talked about balance, life and relationships. He said things like, “A funny thing happens when you start playing this game of football; you think you’re just playing, you’re coaching, everything’s fine, until life hits. And then when life hits, […]

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Browns release defensive end Chris Smith

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have released defensive end Chris Smith, whose girlfriend was killed in a roadside accident in September. Smith spent the past two seasons with Cleveland. He did not play in Sunday’s loss at Pittsburgh despite the Browns being short-handed on the defensive line with Myles Garrett out due to an […]

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What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 12

There was stability at the top in N.F.L. Week 12. The San Francisco 49ers improved to 10-1 for the first time since 1997 with a huge win over the Green Bay Packers, while the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks came away with crucial, albeit ugly, victories. Things were far more exciting for lesser […]

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‘Racial Slur’ Is Now At The Center Of Infamous NFL Brawl

Source: Jason Miller / Getty Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett sent shockwaves across the sports world when he hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph‘s unprotected head with a helmet. Garrett is now saying his actions were in response to a racial slur. According to ESPN, Garrett made the accusation at an appeal hearing on […]

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Damarious Randall got ‘so many death threats’ after helmet-to-helmet hit on Diontae Johnson

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Damarious Randall said his hit on Diontae Johnson was unintentional. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/MffNxfzLCN0gV3lTrtykxw–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/GE1mkt2101PNtMl5sjGp.A–~B/aD0yNjQwO3c9Mzk2MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/c8981330-0c09-11ea-b0fc-2da93381694f” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/MffNxfzLCN0gV3lTrtykxw–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY3/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/GE1mkt2101PNtMl5sjGp.A–~B/aD0yNjQwO3c9Mzk2MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/c8981330-0c09-11ea-b0fc-2da93381694f”>Damarious Randall said his hit on Diontae Johnson was unintentional. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File) After getting ejected in Thursday’s contentious 21-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers for a helmet-to-helmet hit on wide receiver Diontae Johnson, Cleveland Browns safety […]

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Browns’ Larry Ogunjobi has one-game suspension upheld; fine rescinded

Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi had the appeal hearing for his suspension and fine tied to last Thursday’s melee with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday. On Wednesday, appeals officer James Thrash handed down his decision. Thrash upheld Ogunjobi’s one-game suspension, meaning Ogunjobi will miss this Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Thrash did rescind the additional […]

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Mike Tomlin comments on Steelers-Browns fight: ‘I don’t know if we did anything to make it happen in the first place’

Mike Tomlin has moved from refusing to comment on the brawl that ended last week’s game against the Cleveland Browns to sharing a loaded comment that will further ignite the teams heading into a Dec. 1 rematch in Pittsburgh. The Steelers head coach told media after Thursday night’s game he would “keep my thoughts to myself” since […]

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Who Is Myles Garrett? A Fearsome Rusher With a History of Penalties

Myles Garrett, the star defensive end for the Cleveland Browns who removed an opponent’s helmet and hitting him with it on Thursday night, is a player for whom stellar play and questionable hits have occasionally gone hand-in-hand. During an on-field fracas as the Browns played the Pittsburgh Steelers, Garrett pulled off the helmet of Steelers […]

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Browns’ Myles Garrett Suspended Indefinitely for Hitting Quarterback With Helmet

Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns was suspended for at least the rest of the season on Friday for pulling off the helmet of Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him in the head with it. The suspension is the longest for any player for a single on-field incident, and the N.F.L. said in a […]

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Myles Garrett suspended indefinitely, Maurkice Pouncey and Larry Ogunjobi also suspended

The NFL had to act swiftly in its punishment of Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, after one of the ugliest moments in NFL history. On Friday, NFL spokesman Michael Signora tweeted the league’s decision: Garrett has been suspended indefinitely, and at minimum for the remainder of the 2019 season, including the playoffs. In addition, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has […]

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Browns Player Faces Suspension for Hitting Steelers Quarterback With Helmet

A melee between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers late in their game Thursday night led to three ejections and calls for the N.F.L. to suspend Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, who pulled off the helmet of Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and then swung it at his head. After the game, Garrett’s own quarterback, […]

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Brawl featuring violent helmet swing, blow to head mars end of NFL Thursday Night Football

Quarterback Mason Rudolph #2 of the Pittsburgh Steelers fights with defensive end Myles Garrett #95 of the Cleveland Browns. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) CLEVELAND, Ohio – In the final seconds of one of their biggest victories of the season and their first vs. Pittsburgh in five years, there was a massive momentum swing for […]

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Myles Garrett Hit Mason Rudolph In The Head With His Helmet In A Wild Browns-Steelers Fight

The Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers renewed their AFC North rivalry on Thursday night, and by the time it came to an end, Cleveland picked up a 21-7 victory to move to 4-6 on the season. But the result was overshadowed by a moment that occurred in its final seconds that left a bad […]

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