Mike Pettine rips Terrance West for ‘inexcusable’ fumble

Terrance West’s stock (and, likely, playing time) is heading south. The Browns’ rookie running back lost a fumble in the third quarter of Sunday’s 26-10 loss to the Bills. Unfortunately for West, the fumble was extraordinarily costly, as it was scooped up and returned for a touchdown. Seizing an incredible shift in momentum, Buffalo took…

Browns DBs wear boxing gloves to combat rule changes

The Browns aren’t getting bogged down in bureaucracy. With referees expected to emphasize defensive holding this season, Cleveland’s defensive backs are donning boxing gloves during training camp drills. The unorthodox method, coach Mike Pettine explains, prevents them from grabbing onto receivers’ jerseys and arms. “You’ve got to get guys out of that habit,” Pettine said,…