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Daily Dawg Chow: Browns news (7/8/13)



Cleveland Browns:

  • "Jimmy Haslam: No plans to sell the Browns" (ESPN Cleveland) - "As he wades through the legal process of defending his Pilot Flying J corporation through a federal investigation and at least 18 civil lawsuits, Jimmy Haslam said in an exclusive interview with ESPN Cleveland that he has no intention of selling the Browns."
  • "Cameron embraces new opportunities with offense" ( - "After producing career-high numbers and catching a touchdown to seal a 20-14 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012, third-year Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron enters the 2013 season determined to make even greater improvement."
  • "T- Rich Should Flourish under Turner" (FS Ohio) - "The Browns officially kick off their first training camp under Rob Chudzinski and staff on Thursday July 25. We will break down each position in the weeks leading up to the start of camp with the players currently on the roster. The second position we take a look at is the running back position."
  • "Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge" (AP) - "Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid handling matters relating to Pilot Flying J, the family-owned truck stop chain run by his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam."


  • "Franchise system flaws exposed" (ESPN) - "Originally, the franchise tag was created to give teams the ability to keep their most important players -- the quarterbacks. Through the 21 years of tagging, teams twisted the concept by using it at all positions. Often, the threat of a franchise tag leads to long-term deals with pending free agents."
  • "Giants LB Connor arrested at Philly airport" (AP) - "Police and team officials say New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after federal authorities alleged that a switchblade was found in his luggage."
  • "Packers CEO 'would like to retire' Favre's number before Canton" (CBS Sports) - "It's often lost, now, amid the replays of BMWs being chased down the highway by helicopters, but Brett Favre was once a pretty good quarterback for the Packers. Pretty, pretty, pret-ty good even. Good enough that one day he'll be enshrined in Canton."
  • "Urban Meyer defends self, Florida" (ESPN) - "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has broken his silence, defending himself and the University of Florida over the treatment Aaron Hernandez received while playing for the Gators."