- 5 players Browns fans should know at the Scouting Combine (cleveland.com) - The NFL world descends on Indianapolis next week for the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. Here are 5 players to watch at the combine for Browns fans — 4 players who could end up in Cleveland and one really fascinating player who could play a big role in Cleveland’s division for a long time.
- Jarvis Landry opposes new CBA (Forbes) - You can count Jarvis Landry as out on the NFL CBA changes proposed by the league’s owners. In a tweet sent out on Friday, Landry stated “Look like y’all better start getting y’all XFL TV packages together!!’. The tweet comes after NFL owners proposed their own changes, perhaps in part to lock in a new agreement ahead of the next round of TV rights negotiations.
- North Royalton Browns Backers named 2019 Club of the Year (clevelandbrowns.com) - The North Royalton Browns Backers have been named the 2019 Browns Backers Club of the Year, as voted on by the Browns Backers Presidents’ Leadership Council. The club, who meets at Nikos Bar and Gyro located at 12766 Royalton Rd. in North Royalton, was founded by Tim Rudnick in April 2018 and has grown to over 130 members.
- 7 XFL players the Browns should target (Browns Wire) - The XFL is in full swing and looks to be full of talent. Here is one player from each positional group that would be a great addition to the current Cleveland roster.
- NFLPA delays vote on new CBA (CBS Sports) - The NFL will have to wait at least a little longer before a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is finalized. On Friday, the NFLPA released the following statement announcing that a vote did not take place on Friday regarding the proposed CBA.
- Austin Hooper’s next deal could reset the tight end market (ESPN) - Time is ticking. NFL free agency is approaching quickly. And Austin Hooper might soon find himself wearing a new uniform.
- 16 new drills coming to the Scouting Combine (NFL.com) - The NFL Scouting Combine’s shift to prime time isn’t the only major change we’ll see in Indianapolis during the week. Some of the on-field action is going to look different, too. There will be 16 new drills introduced to the position-specific workouts and 10 existing drills eliminated as a result of the changes. Defensive backs will see the most changes, with more than 50 percent of their combine workout featuring new tests.
- Buffalo DE Jerry Hughes undergoes surgery (Buffalo News) - Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes had his second surgery of the offseason. Hughes had groin surgery Thursday at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, according to an Instagram post from his wife, Meghan.