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Browns Week in Review: July 8 - July 14

Let's take a look at what happened during the past week related to the Cleveland Browns (or important NFL news). The supplemental draft certainly spiced things up this week for Browns fans. After the jump is a recap from the week of July 8 - July 14.

  • Sunday, July 8th: In The Sunday Five, I talked about the fans having faith in Colt McCoy, but not Montario Hardesty. ... Part 1 of our defensive line preview talked about the four starters (including Scott Paxson penciled in at defensive tackle for Phil Taylor). ... Part 2 of our defensive line preview considered the team's primary backups, including the rookies Phil Hughes and Billy Winn.
  • Monday, July 9th: The third and final part of our defensive line preview was posted. ... Training camp reporting dates were announced, as Browns rookies report on July 24th and veterans report on July 26th. ... QB Brandon Weeden was interviewed by SB Nation (video), with a shout out given to Dawgs By Nature.
  • Tuesday, July 10th: It was learned that the Browns were one of many teams to scout wide receiver Josh Gordon in anticipation of the supplemental draft. ... We previewed the starting offensive line for the Browns, which now features rookie right tackle Mitchell Schwartz.
  • Wednesday, July 11th: On Pro Football Talk's web show, Tony Grossi tried to defend the Browns being ranked 32nd in their power rankings. ... An ESPN writer gave the Browns offseason a C- compared to a B for Pittsburgh, which drew some lively discussion. ... The primary backups for the Browns' offensive line were previewed.
  • Thursday, July 12th: We had an open thread for the NFL Supplemental Draft. ... It was pretty stunning when the Browns spent a second-round draft choice in 2013 on Gordon, a wide receiver out of Baylor. ... General manager Tom Heckert discussed the reasons why the Browns took a flier on Gordon.
  • Friday, July 13th: Jon started the first fantasy football discussion of the offseason. ... We previewed the remainder of the offensive linemen who will be in camp.
  • Saturday, July 14th: In part one of our weekly mailbag session, I discussed the site's history and Gordon's potential contract. ... In part two, I discussed how Jordan Norwood's and Joshua Cribbs' playing time could change in 2012 due to Gordon. ... To finish off the week, I previewed the team's tight ends for training camp, asking whether Jordan Cameron could be an emerging star or not.