Trent Dilfer trashes ex-Browns OC Maurice Carthon

Trent Dilfer is in the business of giving his opinion, and he pulled no punches when reflecting on his lone season with the Browns. In an interview with Cleveland.com, the former NFL quarterback turned ESPN analyst obliterated ex-Browns offensive coordinator Maurice Carthon, whom Dilfer had the apparent displeasure of working under. “Honestly, the only thing…

Browns’ Kruger on QB competition: ‘Hoyer’s the guy’

Paul Kruger knows who he wants leading the Browns this year — and it’s not Johnny F’ing Football. During an appearance on 1320 KFAN in Salt Lake City, the veteran linebacker threw his support behind Brian Hoyer to win the starting quarterback job. “Me personally, I mean obviously that’s up to the staff and coaches…

Justin Gilbert on returning kicks: ‘It’s finger lickin good’

Justin Gilbert’s propensity for shutting down opposing receivers made him the No. 8 overall pick in last month’s draft. But it’s the art of returning kicks that really wets the cornerback’s whistle. “There is nothing like taking one to the house,” Gilbert said, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “I tell a couple of my teammates,…

Browns spent $100K on analytical study of quarterbacks

When it comes to scouting sports’ most important position — quarterback — the Browns have done their homework. And then some. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, the Browns recently completed an “expensive and thorough analytics study” of the quarterback position, evaluating “decades of successful NFL quarterbacks” and combing through “all sorts of variables.”…

Josh Gordon ‘pretty sure’ Browns will draft a quarterback

Josh Gordon is aware he’ll be catching passes from a rookie next season. Appearing on SportsCenter Thursday, the Browns’ star receiver said he’s “pretty sure” the team will draft a quarterback with the No. 4 overall pick. He just doesn’t know which one. “There’s no telling,” Gordon said, via ESPN.com. “I talked with (General Manager)…

Bill Parcells ‘very impressed’ with Bridgewater after meeting

The Browns are pulling out the big guns (read: Big Tuna) in their search for a franchise quarterback. Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells told NFL.com’s Gil Brandt that he met with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam as a “courtesy consultant” for the team. Talked to Bill Parcells today. Says he's met w/ #Browns owner Jimmy…