- Sunday, April 6th: Pro Football Talk reported that the Browns were hoping a fellow team was "dumb enough" to make Alex Mack an offer (because they would just easily match it). ... The Browns scheduled a private workout with QB Stephen Morris. ... We began tracking all of the Browns' 2014 NFL Draft interests to date, including workouts, visits, and other connections to prospects. ... The fifth DBN Mock pick had the Raiders drafting OT Greg Robinson. ... Late at night, the Browns locked WR Nate Burleson up to a one-year deal.
- Monday, April 7th: We looked at a linebacker who is taking part in MLB extended spring training before he heads back to camp for the Browns. ... The Browns welcomed players back to Berea for Phase 1 of the team's offseason programs. ... The sixth DBN Mock pick had the Falcons going with OT Jake Matthews.
- Tuesday, April 8th: rufio opened voting for the first DBN Big Board of the season. ... The seventh DBN Mock pick had the Buccaneers going with DT Aaron Donald.
- Wednesday, April 9th: The NFL released the 2014 preseason schedule, and we found out that the Browns will have a road Monday Night Football game against the Redskins. ... It was reported that Mack was expected to sign the Jaguars' offer sheet. ... Rumored terms of Jacksonville's offer sheet began coming out, which didn't sound too bad. ... The eighth DBN Mock pick had the Vikings selecting QB Derek Carr.
- Thursday, April 10th: rufio posted the results of the Top 5 vote-getters on the DBN Big Board, and opened voting for spots 6-10. ... Adam Schefter reported that the Browns would quickly match the Jaguars' offer sheet once Mack signed it. ... The ninth DBN Mock pick had the Bills going with TE Eric Ebron.
- Friday, April 11th: C Alex Mack officially signed the Jaguars' offer sheet, and the Browns matched it shortly thereafter. ... The 6-10 vote-getters in the DBN Big Board were unveiled, with voting opening for spots 11-15.
- Saturday, April 12th: Mike Krupka scored an exclusive interview with tight end prospect Crockett Gilmore, and also did an in-depth scouting report on why he'd be a good fit for the Browns. ... We broke down the specific terms of Alex Mack's contract, and whether the Jaguars were foolish for ever getting involved. ... Todd McShay unveiled his most recent mock draft, which included two rounds. ... The tenth DBN Mock pick had the Lions taking WR Sammy Watkins.
DBN Tweet of the Week:
RT @AdamSchefter: Well that didn't take long: Browns matching Jacksonville's offer sheet for Alex Mack. Cleveland keeps Mack, per source.— Ben Tate (@BenTateRB) April 11, 2014