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 27 - May 3, 2014.
- Sunday, April 27th: DBN staff members Mike Krupka, Jon Stinchcomb, and Josh Finney hosted a special episode of DBN Radio, where they each mocked all ten of the Browns' draft picks. ... Krupka also had an exclusive interview with prospect Bernard Reedy. ... The Browns had to pass on their previously scheduled visit with Canada OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. ... Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the future of the NFL Draft. ... The 24th DBN Mock pick had the Bengals going with CB Kyle Fuller.
- Monday, April 28th: Browns GM Ray Farmer held his pre-draft press conference. ... The 25th DBN Mock pick had the Chargers drafting CB Jason Verrett. ... It was revealed that veteran quarterbacks Vince Young and Tyler Thigpen were receiving tryouts at Browns minicamp. ... The team announced the release of K Brandon Bogotay.
- Tuesday, April 29th: The final 1-40 spots of the DBN Community Big Board were revealed. ... Mel Kiper's 5.0 Mock Draft had the Browns taking QB Johnny Manziel, and so did Todd McShay's 5.0 Mock Draft. ... The 26th DBN Mock pick had the Browns taking WR Allen Robinson. ... Voluntary minicamp began for the Browns.
- Wednesday, April 30th: Browns LB Karlos Dansby responded to the criticism that former Cardinals teammate Darnell Dockett left for him. ... Jon Stinchcomb began a feature in which the community voted for the Browns' draft picks, starting with round one, pick four. ... Head coach Mike Pettine hinted that offensive tackle is not a position of need for the Browns, and a few other offensive line notes were revealed. ... It was revealed that the Browns had a visit with WR Corey Brown. ... The 27th DBN Mock pick had the Saints selecting DE Dee Ford.
- Thursday, May 1st: At the conclusion of the team's three day minicamp, both QB Vince Young and QB Tyler Thigpen were signed to contracts. ... The team also signed veteran ILB Zac Diles, who was with the team on a tryout basis during minicamp. ... The 28th DBN Mock pick had the Panthers taking WR Marqise Lee. ... The next round of the Browns community mock draft opened for voting.
- Friday, May 2nd: The Browns wisely picked up the fifth-year option on DT Phil Taylor's contract, one day before a decision was due. ... The 29th DBN Mock pick had the Patriots settling comfortable on DE Kony Ealy.
- Saturday, May 3rd: DBN's notthatnoise posted an analytical draft feature about team's spending wisely. ... mooncamping suggested the thought of getting two Carr's for the price of one. ... We ranked every game on the Browns' 2014-2015 NFL regular season schedule. ... Former Browns WR Brian Robiskie is back in the NFL again. ... The next round of the Browns community mock draft opened for voting. ... The 30th DBN Mock pick had the 49ers drafting DT Ra'Shede Hageman.
DBN Tweet of the Week:
My new @DonteWhitner #browns jersey #nycbrowns #playoffs pic.twitter.com/hGRKr0H5nX— Steele (@JJSteele3) May 1, 2014