- Sunday, May 18th: Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains made national headlines by giving inside information into the Browns' drafting of Johnny Manziel, and the supposed approval given by owner Jimmy Haslam. ... 3rd-round pick Terrance West said that the Ravens were going to draft him before the Browns traded up to get him. ... We looked at which DBN staff member had the most accurate mock draft. ... Who else were the Browns interested in besides QB Johnny Manziel with their second first-round pick?
- Monday, May 19th: The Browns signed WR Anthony Armstrong and waived WR Josh Cooper, and announced a bunch of other transactions too following rookie minicamp. ... The Oakland Raiders claimed WR Greg Little off waivers from the Browns. ... Although Mike Pettine wanted to scrimmage another team in training camp, it won't be happening in 2014.
- Tuesday, May 20th: WR Miles Austin asked for and was granted permission by former Browns QB Bernie Kosar to wear No. 19. ... Browns GM Ray Farmer had an interesting Q&A session on radio, one in which he said QB Brian Hoyer would have to be injured in Week 1 in order for QB Johnny Manziel to be starting. ... A few more transactions related to the Browns were announced.
- Wednesday, May 21st: The Browns signed veteran ILB Larry Grant to complete their 90-man roster. ... Despite a possible suspension looming, WR Josh Gordon still participated in OTA sessions and looked magnificent. ... We broke down how cheap the contracts are for all four of the veteran receivers the Browns recently signed.
- Thursday, May 22nd: rufio did an analysis piece on press man coverage and the benefit of having CB Justin Gilbert as a weapon. ... We looked at some of the early depth-chart related news at the OTA sessions. ... In a radio interview, WR Greg Little said that the possible suspension for WR Josh Gordon "is a mistake and was not in his control."
- Friday, May 23rd: QB Johnny Manziel is involved in a (hoax) lawsuit worth $25 million. ... WKYC was set to present an hour-long rookie special for the Browns on Saturday (now available on Browns.com). ... The Browns are one of the few teams who have not started signing their rookies to contracts yet.
- Saturday, May 24th: We asked who should be on the cover of Madden NFL 15. ... Browns GM Ray Farmer made some front office moves earlier in the week, which we recapped here. ... We also recapped what happened at the NFL Spring League Meeting earlier in the week.
DBN Tweet of the Week:
Joe Thomas' new mustache pic.twitter.com/JBWaQhzkbz— Kevin Jones (@Mr_KevinJones) May 21, 2014