by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com (9/14/14) The Browns DST yielded too many points and yards to crank out big Fantasy numbers Sunday agaisnt New Orleans. But safety Tashaun Gipson and outside linebacker Paul Kruger made certain they scored something
Gipson snagged an overthrown pass in the second quarter and raced in for a touchdown. Kruger, who hurred quarterback Drew Brees on that throw, added one of two Clevelend sacks.
Browns list three on defense questionable
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (9/12/14) The Browns have three defenders listed on the injury report for Week 2 against the Saints, and all three are questionable for Sunday's game. Linebacker Barkevious Mingo headlins the group, along with defensive linemen Desmond Bryant and John Hughes.
Gilbert played 59 of the team's 71 defensive snaps despite not starting, but gave up a handful of big plays which cost the team in scoring drives. Still, Pettine stressed he is not benching the No. 8 overall pick this early in his career.
"You can't ease your way into NFL games,'' he said. "You have to be ready to go right away.''
Buster Skrine ditches hard cast for soft cast Thursday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/29/14) Browns cornerback Buster Skrine is no longer wearing a hard cast on his right arm and hand, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Skrine is just 10 days removed from thumb surgery and is wearing a soft cast. He is listed as week to week, leaving his status up in the air for Week 1 against Pittsburgh.
Joe Haden sits out with foot soreness
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (8/23/14) Browns defensive back Joe Haden did not suit up for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams, due to a sore foot. He was able to practice throughout the week, and is day to day, with his absence considered a precaution.