Browns Fined And GM Suspended For Being Supremely Dysfunctional

Because it's only like the 16th most interesting thing to happen to the Browns in the last year, and because the Falcons are being punished—more harshly—at the exact same time, this latest Cleveland mini-fiasco threatens to fly under the radar. Do not let it. It's a perfect example of the team being dumb and… » 3/30/15 2:08pm Yesterday 2:08pm

Why Can't Skip Bayless Say Johnny Football Has A Drinking Problem?

In case you missed it, everyone's getting pissed at Skip Bayless for calling Johnny Football an alcoholic on the air last week. Here's Bethlehem Shoals: » 1/06/15 11:47am 1/06/15 11:47am

Johnny Manziel Does His Job Better Than Sports Reporters Do Theirs

Sports reporters are often like a dumb herd of sheep, heading all in the same direction at once for reasons they don't understand. Here at the end of the NFL season, they've seemingly all decided to salary-shame the players they don't like. After Browns coach Mike Pettine announced today that Johnny Manziel was done… » 12/22/14 9:30pm 12/22/14 9:30pm

That Couldn't Have Gone Much Worse For Johnny Manziel

Well, shit. Johnny Manziel made his first NFL start today, and it was about as thorough a mollywhopping as you'll see from the professionals. » 12/14/14 5:24pm 12/14/14 5:24pm

Here's What The Johnny Manziel Effect Looks Like For Fox

The above NFL viewing map, from our friends over at 506sports.com, shows what fans were originally slated to watch for Fox's early game on Sunday. Both the Tampa Bay at Carolina and Washington at New York matchups are trash, so only fans in those markets were scheduled to watch them. Practically the entire rest of… » 12/11/14 10:20pm 12/11/14 10:20pm

Jay Glazer Calls Out ESPN For Stealing His Johnny Manziel Scoop

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports broke the news that Johnny Manziel would replace Brian Hoyer as the Browns' quarterback this weekend. Naturally, ESPN took that report and "sourced" all over it. » 12/09/14 2:06pm 12/09/14 2:06pm

Marvin Lewis Calls Johnny Manziel A "Midget" 

Brian Hoyer turned in an abysmal 14-31, two interception performance against the Colts on Sunday, and it looks like it will cost the Cleveland Browns quarterback his job. Hoyer has been one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the league all season, yet at 7-6 the Browns still have an outside shot at making the… » 12/08/14 10:59pm 12/08/14 10:59pm

Report: It's Not Johnny Football Time Just Yet

According to reports from NFL insider the 7-5 Browns are not going to start Johnny Manziel on Sunday against the Colts, despite the fact that Manziel played well after replacing struggling starter Brian Hoyer during last week's game against the Bills. » 12/03/14 12:10pm 12/03/14 12:10pm

Johnny Manziel Is "Definitely Ready" To Start

After coming on for Brian Hoyer in the fourth quarter, Johnny Manziel led Cleveland to its only touchdown of the game. That—or Hoyer's general effectiveness—appears to have been enough to earn Manziel the job. From everything coach Mike Pettine had to say afterward, it sounds like this season's most-hyped rookie has … » 12/01/14 9:07am 12/01/14 9:07am

Report: Fan Asks Johnny Manziel For Hug, Sparks Huge Brawl

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and his entourage were involved in a brawl Friday night/Saturday morning at an apartment complex in Cleveland. The fight allegedly started after a fan said he wanted to give Manziel a hug. » 11/24/14 1:37pm 11/24/14 1:37pm

That Awesome Trick Play To Johnny Manziel Was Illegal, It Turns Out

If there was a theme to Week 3, it was quarterbacks catching passes. Andy Dalton's first career reception went for a touchdown. Russell Wilson nearly scored one of his own. But the coolest and sneakiest of the afternoon's unorthodox grabs nearly went to the Browns and Johnny Manziel, with a trick play that was… » 9/22/14 9:03am 9/22/14 9:03am

Johnny Manziel Files For "Johnny Cleveland" Trademark

Now that Johnny Manziel knows he'll be starting the season on the sideline, he's able to focus more of his energy on brand protection. To that end, ESPN reports Manziel recently filed the paperwork to trademark "Johnny Cleveland," apparently the next nickname he's trying to make happen—or make sure no one else profits… » 9/04/14 4:36pm 9/04/14 4:36pm

Michael Sam Bailed A Fan Out On An Unpayable Twitter Bet

Michael Sam sacked Johnny Manziel on Saturday. It was all very exciting. Sam did the "money" thing and everything. And, through a roundabout fashion, a bad-idea Twitter bet turned into a donation to a good charity. Everybody won. » 8/25/14 11:00am 8/25/14 11:00am

When Do Rookie QBs Get Their First Starts?

The Browns announced today that Brian Hoyer and not Johnny Manziel will be their starting quarterback in Week 1. There is no reason to panic! » 8/20/14 3:41pm 8/20/14 3:41pm