This feature gives a brief snapshot of what happened during the past week related to the Cleveland Browns (or important NFL news). Outlined below is a recap from the week of April 13 - April 19, 2014.
- Sunday, April 13th: We looked at how much the Browns' ten draft picks would count toward the team's cap space in 2014. ... The 11th DBN Mock pick had the Titans going with CB Justin Gilbert. ... The movie Draft Day did not have a blockbuster opening weekend, drawing in just $9.75 million in sales.
- Monday, April 14th: Matt Wood played devil's advocate on why the Browns need to draft QB Johnny Manziel at No. 4 overall.
- Tuesday, April 15th: The Browns signed veteran FB Chris Pressley to a one-year deal. ... rufio revealed the 11-15 spots on the DBN Big Board. ... In the SB Nation writers' mock draft, I followed up my pick of OT Greg Robinson at No. 4 with CB Darqueze Dennard at No. 26 overall, which drew some more favorable reviews. ... The news came out that Johnny Manziel's workout and visit with the team was drawing near. ... News about QB Blake Bortles' visit also came out. ... The 12th DBN Mock pick had the Giants selecting OLB Anthony Barr.
- Wednesday, April 16th: The Browns conducted private workouts with QB A.J. McCarron and WR Kevin Norwood. ... Cleveland scheduled a workout and visit with Georgia QB Aaron Murray. ... The 13th DBN Mock pick had the Rams going with QB Blake Bortles.
- Thursday, April 17th: rufio revealed the 16-20 spots on the DBN Big Board. ... Mike Krupka scored an exclusive interview with CB Walt Aikens. ... Mel Kiper came out with his fourth mock draft of the year, and this time it was a two-round edition. ... We updated our draft tracker to include all of the prospects the Browns have been connected with so far. ... The Browns were reported to be bringing in FB Kiero Small for a visit. ... The 14th DBN Mock pick had the Bears taking S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
- Friday, April 18th: With my final pick in the SB Nation writers mock draft, I took WR Jordan Matthews at No. 35 overall, again to rather favorable reviews. ... The 15th DBN Mock pick had the Steelers drafting CB Darqueze Dennard.
- Saturday, April 19th: mooncamping noted that while most positions have seen some change on the Browns, the defensive line has remained the same. .... The Browns are bringing CB Nevin Lawson in for a pre-draft visit. ... It was reported that Cleveland is one of the teams showing interest in RB Andre Williams. ... The 16th DBN Mock pick had the Cowboys selecting OT Taylor Lewan. ... Before the night was over, rufio revealed the 21-25 spots on the DBN Big Board.
DBN Tweet of the Week:
Wow. Randy Lerner could be on his way out at Aston Villa. Villa fans calling him, wait for it, an absentee owner. http://t.co/RxjrlAG6Le— Tom Reed (@treed1919) April 18, 2014