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The Browns won, and best of all, they can honest-to-god be hopeful

It was 38 degrees in Cleveland. Philip Rivers threw a bad first-down pick deep in Browns territory, and kicker Josh Lambo had a 32-yard field goal blocked and pushed a 45-yarder wide right as time expired. The Browns won by three points and had no ...

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USA TODAY

Did Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde just have the best 24 hours ever?

It's hard to top the past 24 hours in the life of Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde. Hyde ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns in Cleveland's win over the New York Jets on Thursday night — the franchise's first victory in more than 630 days. It ...

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ESPN

Browns benefiting from Baker Mayfield effect after win

With a couple minutes to go, after rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield guided the Browns to a 21-17 lead over the New York Jets, the ticket orders started pouring in. "I couldn't believe it," said Cleveland ticket broker Mark Klang of Amazing Tickets ...

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NPR

Cleveland Browns Win A Game For First Time Since Obama Presidency

The Cleveland Browns made a rare visit to the win column Thursday night, ending a streak of frustration and futility by beating another NFL team for the first time since Christmas Eve of 2016. The win set off celebrations – including a promotion ...

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Business Insider

Why the Cleveland Browns still suck

The Cleveland Browns finished the 2016 season with a 1-15 record. The next year, they couldn't even scrounge up a single win. In fact, the last time the Browns made the playoffs was in 2002. So, it's hard to argue with the fact that the Browns ...

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USA TODAY

Cleveland Browns playoffs bound? Baker Mayfield is one reason to believe

CLEVELAND — The Browns hadn't won a football game since Barack Obama's presidency. Their last victim, the Chargers, still called San Diego home at the time. Bud Light actually cost money in Cleveland. But everything changed Thursday night.

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New York Times

What Winless Streak? The Browns Under Baker Mayfield Are 1-0

It was not the Super Bowl, or even a playoff game; it did not put the Browns in first place, or even give them a winning record, but the Browns, thanks to an electric debut by Baker Mayfield, beat the Jets, 21-17, on Thursday night, ending a winless ...

- New York Times

USA TODAY

Cleveland Browns finally wear Color Rush uniforms they've waited years to debut

CLEVELAND — The Browns hope to feel differently Thursday night, favored to beat the New York Jets for what would be their first win in nearly two years. But they will most definitely look different. Cleveland is finally breaking out the Color Rush ...

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CBSSports.com

Cleveland Browns vs. New York Jets: Prediction, preview, time, channel ...

This week's edition of 'Thursday Night Football' (8:20 p.m., NFL Network) features two teams that selected in the first three picks of the 2018 NFL Draft. Only one of those players will be on the field, however, as the Browns still have Baker Mayfield ...

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SB Nation

Defense might save the Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns have largely been a bastion of despair for a long time, especially the last two years, but they finally have a semblance of hope thanks to the defense. Cleveland has invested heavily in draft picks for that unit since 2016 — and ...

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Dawg Pound Daily

Cleveland Browns News: Players not happy with tie

The Cleveland Browns started the regular season without a loss for the first time since 2004 after they finished their Week 1 game against the Steelers with a tie. Many fans were satisfied with the tie since it was not a loss and the team overcame a 14 ...

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Cleveland Browns Scribbles: Does winning start here? -- Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scribbles in my Browns notebook after their 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers: 1. For the Browns and their fans, it could have been worse. A loss to Pittsburgh would have inspired a chorus of the "Same Old Browns" blues. It ...

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Browns feeling sour after heart-stopping season opener ends in tie

CLEVELAND — The stage was set. The comeback was on. But the new-and-improved Browns — despite a furious charge, six takeaways and plenty of pluck — couldn't find a way to win in Sunday's season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Instead ...

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Browns tie Steelers in thrilling season-opener

CLEVELAND — The new-and-improved Browns came this close to winning their first game since December 2016. Instead, Cleveland and the Pittsburgh Steelers finished in a 21-21 tie in Sunday's season opener, a rain-soaked, heart-stopping affair in which ...

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USA TODAY

Browns settle for tie against Steelers after blocked field goal in OT

Welcome to the NFL, rookie: Denzel Ward's NFL debut was highlighted by two interceptions of Ben Roethlisberger, but the first-round Cleveland cornerback was also taken to school by Antonio Brown for the 22-yard third-quarter touchdown that was the ...

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ESPN

Tie 'nothing to be excited about': These Browns want more

CLEVELAND -- So this was ... what, exactly, for the Cleveland Browns? A 21-21 comeback tie against their perennial tormenters from Pittsburgh. A better result, objectively, than any they've had since Christmas Eve 2016. How many teams came out of Week ...

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Cleveland Browns Pregame Scribbles: Predictions and worries -- Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scribbles in my notebook as the Browns face Pittsburgh to open the season: 1. While I wrote a prediction column for this game -- Browns win, 20-17 -- I neglected to take a guess about how many games they'll win. I just can't get to ...

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NJ.com

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns LIVE SCORE UPDATES and STATS (9/9/18)

The Pittsburgh Steelers, led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, meet the Cleveland Browns, led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor, in an AFC North matchup during Week 1 of the NFL season on Sunday, September 9, 2018 (9/9/18) at FirstEnergy Stadium in ...

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Browns QB Taylor dislocates finger on left hand

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor dislocated the pinky finger on his left, non-throwing hand Thursday night in Cleveland's 5-0 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Hue Jackson told reporters Friday that Taylor's hand ...

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clevelandbrowns.com

5 players who impressed in the Browns' 5-0 preseason win over the Eagles

K Zane Gonzalez - The opportunities to impress in preseason games simply haven't been there for Cleveland's competing kickers. The Browns' second-year incumbent made darn sure not to miss the biggest one either he or Ross Martin faced, nailing a ...

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USA TODAY

Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns don't resemble 2017 forms; that's good ...

But neither the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, nor the cellar-dweller Cleveland Browns closely resembled their 2017 forms Thursday night at First Energy Stadium. For the Browns, that's a good thing, but for the Eagles, that's troubling.

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USA TODAY

Tyrod Taylor returns after leaving Cleveland Browns preseason game with left ...

CLEVELAND — Hue Jackson had said he had no plans to give Baker Mayfield first-team reps in the third preseason game despite the rookie's impressive play. But the Cleveland Browns coach wound up not having a choice. Starter Tyrod Taylor left Thursday ...

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CBSSports.com

Pick Six Podcast: Are the Cleveland Browns becoming America's New Team? (Maybe!)

It's hard not to fall in love with the Cleveland Browns. Call it "Hard Knocks Stockholm Syndrome" or something, but the Browns are a fun team -- Baker Mayfield is enjoyable, Jarvis Landry is blossoming on his own, BROGAN ROBACK is a real thing. Should ...

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cleveland.com

Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns defense: A reason to smile -- Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Let's start with the good from the Browns' preseason game Thursday against Philadelphia. Yes, the good and the Cleveland Browns. Let's start with the defense, especially Myles Garrett. When I was at Tuesday's practice, Hue Jackson ...

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NJ.com

Cleveland Browns vs. Philadelphia Eagles LIVE SCORE UPDATES & STATS (8/23/18 ...

Eagles starting quarterback Carson Wentz will not play on Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns in the team's third preseason game, but the contest will feature Super Bowl MVP and backup QB Nick Foles against the NFL's No. 1 overall pick, Baker ...

- NJ.com

clevelandbrowns.com

Browns defense goes to toe-to-toe with Eagles in preseason win

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Browns viewed Thursday night's preseason game against the Eagles as something of a measuring stick -- just how does this new-look team stack up against the defending Super Bowl champions? At least for a night, Cleveland ...

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Photos: Browns face Eagles in Preseason Week 3

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) takes down Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) for a safety during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane).

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ESPN

Browns QB Taylor hurts hand, is able to return

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a left hand injury in the first quarter of Cleveland's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night but was able to return. On fourth-and-goal from the Eagles' 1-yard line ...

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The Boston Globe

Josh Gordon back with Cleveland Browns

Josh Gordon kept his word and ''humbly'' returned to the Cleveland Browns. All they can do is hope he stays clean. The former Pro Bowl wide receiver, who has battled drug and alcohol dependence for much of his life, on Saturday ended an extended ...

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USA TODAY

With Josh Gordon returning, Browns and Dez Bryant need to move on from each other

Even though Josh Gordon is back in the building, the Cleveland Browns are not closing the door on Dez Bryant. They probably should, for Bryant's sake and their own. Gordon, the talented but troubled wideout who didn't report to training camp on time as ...

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USA TODAY

Receiver Josh Gordon returning to Browns after time away for 'mental and ...

The Cleveland Browns announced Saturday that wide receiver Josh Gordon will return to the team after taking time off for personal reasons. "First off, we are pleased for Josh. His overall health and well-being is what is most important," Browns general ...

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clevelandbrowns.com

Josh Gordon returns to Browns following leave of absence

Gordon rejoins a receivers room that includes three-time Pro Bowler Jarvis Landry and rookie Antonio Callaway, who are listed as the team's current starters. Cleveland recently traded away former first-round pick Corey Coleman to Buffalo and hosted ...

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Josh Gordon returns to Cleveland Browns, vows to continue working on sobriety

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Receiver Josh Gordon announced Saturday on his Twitter account that he's returned to the Browns. The Browns announced his return shortly thereafter in a release. Gordon left the team before training camp because he said he had ...

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ESPN

Josh Gordon returns to Browns after working on 'mental, physical health'

Wide receiver Josh Gordon has returned to the Cleveland Browns, expressing gratitude to the team for giving him time to work on his mental and physical health. "As I humbly return to being a member of this team with an opportunity to get back to ...

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WKYC.com

Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield had 'better command of the huddle' against ...

CLEVELAND -- The stat line was not as impressive as the first preseason game, but Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield engineered a scoring drive and handled heavy pressure in Friday night's 19-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills at FirstEnergy ...

- WKYC.com

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Browns hope impressive defensive display sign of things to come

The Browns' first-team defense was downright dominant at times in their preseason home opener. Cleveland's starters held the Bills to just 22 yards in four series in Friday's 19-17 loss to Buffalo at FirstEnergy Stadium, a performance that was no ...

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Dawgs By Nature

Cleveland Browns: 3 takeaways from loss to the Bills

It had to end at some point. The Cleveland Browns dropped their preseason home opener to the Buffalo Bills on Friday night, the club's first preseason loss since Sept. 1, 2016. Here are three quick takeaways from the game.

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Baker Mayfield's promising debut no surprise for Browns

No matter, Mayfield — the first-overall pick in the NFL Draft this past spring and Cleveland's signal-caller of the future — demonstrated the talents that made him so coveted in Thursday night's 20-10 win over the New York Giants. Mayfield finished ...

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cleveland.com

Accurate to say Browns QBs Baker Mayfield and Tyrod Taylor were on target ...

When the two face off next Friday when Buffalo visits for the preseason home opener in Cleveland, rest assured, Allen's incompletions will dazzle. No one misses like the No. 7 pick in the draft, who tantalized some Browns fans when floated as a ...

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Dawg Pound Daily

Cleveland Browns News: Baker Mayfield's debut gives team hope

The Daily Dawg Tags brings you all the Cleveland Browns news that you need to know, including Baker Mayfield's NFL debut giving the team long-term hope at quarterback. Since he was drafted with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, there has ...

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USA TODAY

Baker Mayfield's debut should give Cleveland Browns hope for long-term future ...

Start him, right now,” just because the Cleveland Browns rookie — and first overall pick of the 2018 NFL draft — recorded 212 passing yards, two touchdown passes and no interceptions in his preseason debut against the New York Giants. And don't ...

- USA TODAY

CBSSports.com

Jarvis Landry praises Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield after Browns win, says ...

The Cleveland Browns won a football game on Thursday. Sure, the game didn't matter much considering it opened up the Browns' preseason slate. No, preseason success isn't correlated to regular-season success -- evidenced by the Browns' 4-0 record in ...

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Big Blue View

3 questions about the Cleveland Browns

We usually do 5 questions with a writer covering the team opposing the New York Giants. Big Blue View gets a preseason, too, though so today we have 3 questions about the Cleveland Browns with Chris Pokorny of SB Nation's Dawgs By Nature. Ed: Tell us ...

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NFL.com

Baker Mayfield shines in Cleveland Browns debut

His second, though, put on display some of the qualities the Browns -- 20-10 winners over the Giants on Thursday -- fell for in drafting the former Oklahoma star first overall in April's draft. After an opening three-and-out, Mayfield returned to guide ...

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cleveland.com

Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants: Live updates, chat for preseason Week 1

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Browns open their preseason schedule on Thursday against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.. With Hard Knocks cameras rolling, Tyrod Taylor is expected to start at quarterback and Joel Bitonio ...

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clevelandbrowns.com

New-look Browns make debut in win over Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey — The new-and-improved Browns made their preseason debut and it didn't disappoint. Tyrod Taylor and Jarvis Landry connected on the team's first offensive play from scrimmage as the budding quarterback-wide receiver ...

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