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- "Dawson won't say if Browns made offer" (AFC North Blog) - "Phil Dawson was a class act during his 14 years as the Cleveland Browns' kicker and he stayed that way as he left for the San Francisco 49ers. In a conference call that he requested to do with Cleveland-area media, Dawson chose not to stir up any trouble even though he probably could have done so."
- "Assessing Browns Free Agency so Far" (OBR) - "The Browns came out of the gate fast in free agency and struck quickly with the signings of Paul Kruger and Desmond Bryant. By signing both players on the first day of free agency and committing five years and $40 million and $34 million, respectively, shows the duo were clearly their targets."
- "Ex-Browns great agrees with new rule" (McClatchy News) - "The NFL received rampant criticism Wednesday after it passed a new rule prohibiting running backs from striking defenders with the crown of the helmet, but perhaps the greatest to ever play the position doesn’t see what all the fuss is about."
- "Five hot prospects for Browns’ pick 6" (Canton Rep) - "Spring has sprung, and a young regime’s thoughts turn to linebackers ... ... and cornerbacks, tight ends, wide receivers and anyone else who might fill a hole through which football games have been leaking for years upon years."
- "Elvis Dumervil gets contract offers from Ravens, Broncos, according to report" (SI.com) - "Free agent Elvis Dumervil has received formal contract offers from the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens, The Denver Post’s Mike Klis reported on Thursday."
- "Jarvis Jones disappoints at Georgia Pro Day" (PFT) - "The reviews are in from Georgia’s Pro Day, and while linebacker Jarvis Jones declared himself the best player in the draft afterward, most other observers weren’t so impressed."
- "Brian Urlacher expected to leave" (ESPN) - "Brian Urlacher said Thursday that he doesn't think the Chicago Bears' front office was being genuine when it said that it wanted him to re-sign with the team."
- "Flurry of offseason departures not new to Ravens" (Yahoo! Sports) - "The way things are going, you have to wonder if the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens' season opener is going to be a celebration or a wake."