Come and enjoy an evening with the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Foodbank, there will be live music and samples from over 25 of Cleveland’s finest restaurants where you can indulge in fine dining and drinks at FirstEnergy Stadium You will be able to meet some of the Cleveland Browns, alumni and some of the current players. They’re will be an auction, that will feature items such as a vacation package (DisneyWorld – four complimentary one-day Park Hopper passes, admission to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney Hollywood Studios, and Disney Animal Park) and a four piece Frigidaire Kitchen Gallery, that was donated by B & B Appliance, a lunch cruise for two, on the Nautica Queen, A private tour and tasting for fifteen guests at the Cleveland Whiskey Distillery — also gift certificates to local hotspots and much more. All proceeds, go to the Cleveland FoodBank, to help provide meals. For every dollar donated at the event, the ClevelandFoodbank, can provide enough food for four meals! To purchase tickets to this years “Taste of the Browns” event, please call 216-738-2046. visit http://www.cleveland.com/tasteofthebrowns/ Tickets are also available at the door. A list of participating restaraunts: AMP 150 at the Cleveland Airport Marriott B-Spot Burgers
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They were realistically still in the game at halftime when they trailed just 10-0. The Colts are also a really good football team. So while another strong performance would have been nice to see against a team of Indianapolis’ caliber, the Browns don’t have any reason to panic as a result of the tough road loss. They can learn a lot of from the defeat in the process, too. It also gives coach Rob Chudzinski and his staff a chance to make adjustments and identify details that need adjusted in their game plan.
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The results have been mixed at best. Turners first-year offenses were built around the following QBs: 1991 Dallas Cowboys Troy Aikman 1994 Washington Redskins Heath Shuler 2001 San Diego Chargers Doug Flutie 2002 Miami Dolphins Jay Fiedler 2004 Oakland Raiders Kerry Collins 2006 San Francisco 49ers Alex Smith 2007 San Diego Chargers Phillip Rivers Troy Aikman and Phillip Rivers are Turners greatest success stories. Each took to his coaching of the vertical passing game and went on to have All-Pro and in Aikmans case Hall of Fame careers. The concern for Browns fans lies in the other 5 quarterbacks who took the helm in Turners first year running the offense. Heath Shuler was Turners first draft pick after becoming head coach of the Redskins in 1994. Shuler, the 3rd overall pick, struggled mightily in 3 seasons under Norv, amassing a quarterback rating of 55 in 13 career starts. Shuler is considered one of the biggest quarterback busts in NFL draft history. Flutie was a journeyman who had thrown 64 touchdowns and 46 interceptions in his NFL career prior to 2001.
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ET on Tuesday and down to their 53-man, regular-season rosters by 6 p.m. ET on Saturday. As such, the Cleveland Browns have some difficult decisions to make. Here, we’ll take a look at every player the Browns release, the depth charts that the cuts leave in their wake and who lands on the practice squad. Starters and Injury Notes Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Because of the cuts that are looming, there’s no guarantee that every player currently listed as a Browns starter will remain that way once the weekend is over. However, it’s worth taking a look at who is atop Cleveland’s depth chart and who is still working their way back from injuries. These are Pro Football Focus ‘(subscription required)starters for the Brownsbased on their Week 3 preseason lineup against the Indianapolis Colts .The Browns’ official website does not list a depth chart at present. Injury Notes With no official depth chart to work off of, it’s already clear that some of these players are starters based on injury. Oniel Cousins started against the Colts at right guardwhere Garrett Gilkey has also seen timebecause of ankle injuries suffered by Jason Pinkston and Shawn Lauvao. Lauvao will miss the first two or threeregular-season games whereas Pinkston’s status is uncertain . Elsewhere,linebacker Barkevious Mingo is out with a bruised lung, running back Dion Lewis is done for the year with a broken leg and The News-Herald’s Jeff Schudel is reporting thattight end Jordan Cameron is day-to-daywith a groin strain.
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News of his departure was first reported by the Akron Beacon Journal. The release of two receivers today the Browns also cut Cordell Robertson — increases the likelihood second-year slot man Josh Cooper will remain on the roster. The fourth-year pro had missed the previous two preseason games with a hamstring injury. Injuries have come to define the diminutive wideouts time in Cleveland. He missed the final 11 games last season with sprained foot. That injury occurred during the best back-to-back games of his career in which he registered a combined 13 catches for 137 yards in losses to Baltimore and the New York Giants. Norwood caught 23 passes for 268 yards and a touchdown in 2011, a year after the club signed him to its practice squad.
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Or that a veterans place is on the sidelines, safe from the chaos of bubble players hammering each other to secure a final roster spot. The Browns wide receiver is ready to risk a surgically-repaired limb for the chance to play the Bears Thursday night in Chicago. Nelson is expected to make his Browns debut and play in his first game since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Sept. 9, 2012 in a regular-season opener as a member of the Buffalo Bills. To earn the opportunity hes endured months of rehab, questions from reporters concerning his commitment to the game and a bone bruise sustained in training camp. View full size Cleveland Browns receiver David Nelson (L) waits for his turn in offense. John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer Ive got a lot of emotions, Nelson said. I think Ill be a little choked up running out there, just because I know how hard Ive worked to get back here. I know a lot of the things that were thrown at me the past year, the things Ive had to overcome to get back to this position and be able to play in the National Football League again. Nelson, 26, called the past 12 months the most frustrating, disappointing, hardest year of my life. He went from being one the games more sure-handed slot receivers to a veteran who couldnt catch a break.
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[ + ] Impact: Cook was with the Browns earlier this year before he was waived on May 21. The 5-foot-9, 210-pounder is the second-leading career rusher in Youngstown State history. In the past few days, the Browns lost Lewis to a broken leg and Hardesty underwent knee surgery. Lewis is scheduled to have an operation to repair the fibula he broke Thursday night against Detroit. He could be lost for the season. Hardesty is expected to be sidelined for at least one month.
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Ken Pettine of the institute performed the procedure. He said about 200 patients, including several former NFL players, had the treatment. What we are doing is pretty standard care in the veterinary world, Pettine said. Were basically taking stem cells from one part of the body and placing them into the damaged area. Pettine said there has been remarkable success with the procedure on canines and so far he sees enough promise to continue the treatment on humans. However, four months after the treatment, Pettine said Cockroft hasnt experienced much healing and he may have to have a second treatment. Don Horn, a quarterback for the Denver Broncos in 1971-72, reported he experienced noticeable improvement in two or three months after treatments on his hip, knees and shoulder in September. It was amazing how fast I experienced improvement and I believe its a viable alternative to surgery, Horn said.
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Dave Kruger signed with the Browns as an undrafted rookie out of Utah. He was slowed by a concussion early in training camp and recorded one tackle this preseason. The other players waived were: defensive back Vernon Kearney , wide receiver Cordell Roberson and linebacker Tommy Smith . The Browns have 84 players on the roster and need to get down to the league limit of 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday.
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Lewis broke his left leg Aug. 15 with 7:52 left in the third quarter of the Browns preseason win over the Detroit Lions when he caught a pass from quarterback Jason Campbell for 6 yards and was tackled by linebackers Travis Lewis and Ashlee Palmer. He had surgery Aug. 19. The next day, Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Lewis would likely be put on season-ending IR. In April, the Browns traded backup linebacker Emmanuel Acho to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for Lewis.