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The latest information on the Cleveland Browns from the Akron Beacon Journal.

The latest information on the Cleveland Browns from the Akron Beacon Journal.
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Browns minicamp takeaways: Odell Beckham, Baker Mayfield and more

6/7/2019
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Mandatory minicamp for the Cleveland Browns has concluded, are there are plenty of things to talk about. On this week's Cover 2: A Podcast on the Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar go over some of the key takeaway's from Cleveland's three-day workout session. They start this week with Baker Mayfield, former first-overall draft pick is going into his second season, but now he's the unquestioned as the starting quarterback and leader of the team. The Browns are installing a new offense under...

Duration:00:28:46

What John Dorsey's history tells us about the Browns and Gerald McCoy

5/24/2019
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The Cleveland Browns are in the running for Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, following his release earlier this week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. On this week's Cover 2 podcast, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar discuss the potential addition of McCoy, how he fits and what it might cost. The Browns already have one of the most potent defensive lines in the NFL with Myles Garrett, Larry Ogunjobi, Sheldon Richardson and Olivier Vernon. Even with all that talent, it's still feasible for the...

Duration:00:35:31

What we learned about Kareem Hunt, Odell Beckham and more from Browns OTAs

5/16/2019
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Organized team activities for the Cleveland Browns are ongoing with players like running back Kareem Hunt and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. making their debut in brown and orange. On this week's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar talk OTAs and some takeaways from the practices. These topics get covered on the podcast this week: - The surprise starter on defense. - Thoughts on what Hunt had to say. - Why Beckham skipping OTAs in May doesn't really...

Duration:00:26:59

Reviewing the Cleveland Browns 2019 NFL Draft class

5/2/2019
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John Dorsey's second draft as general manager of the Cleveland Browns is in the books. On this week's edition of Cover 2: A Podcast on the Cleveland Browns we review the class of eight players the Browns drafted. That starts with cornerback Greedy Williams, who fell into the second round before the Browns traded up to take at No. 46 overall. Browns beat writer Nate Ulrich and I explain why he was there in the second round, why Dorsey went up to get him and how he might fit on Cleveland's...

Duration:00:43:01

What the Cleveland Browns could do in the 2019 NFL Draft

4/24/2019
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For the first time since 2008, the Cleveland Browns don't have a first-round pick in the NFL Draft. Yet, they're still scheduled to have eight picks starting with the 49th overall selection. On this week's Cover 2: A Podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and I preview what the team could do in the draft. The biggest thing to follow is a potential trade up by Browns General Manager John Dorsey. He hasn't been hesitant to make deals since coming to Cleveland, and without a first-round...

Duration:00:43:29

Figuring out what the Browns will do in the 2019 NFL Draft; schedule deep dive

4/18/2019
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Cleveland Browns General Manager John Dorsey held his pre-draft press conference today, and the main topic of discussion was making a trade. On the latest Cover 2: A Podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar discuss the potential of a Browns deal in the 2019 NFL Draft. That type of move could center around Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons. If he falls in the first round, the Browns could make a move. They also talked about what Dorsey had to say about...

Duration:00:35:20

Are the Browns making the right moves this offseason?

4/3/2019
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At a time when Browns news is almost all centered around the NFL Draft, that's not the case this year. Instead, almost all Browns talk is about roster moves. That includes the trade of defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah for safety Eric Murray, the release of safety Derrick Kindred and running back Duke Johnson's trade request. But are all of these moves good for the Browns? That's among the talking points of this week's edition of Cover 2 with Nate Ulrich. We also specifically talk about what...

Duration:00:33:13

What we learned about the Cleveland Browns at the NFL owners meetings

3/28/2019
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The NFL owners meetings are done, and there were plenty of Cleveland Browns headlines coming out of the annual Arizona affair. On this edition of the Cover 2 podcast, Nate Ulrich covers these topics: - The continued buzz about the addition of star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. - The comments from owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam about training camp, uniforms and more. - Why the Browns are pushing to have Kareem Hunt around the team even while he's suspended. - Freddie Kitchens may be...

Duration:00:38:25

With Odell Beckham Jr., the Cleveland Browns are Super Bowl contenders

3/13/2019
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On Tuesday night, the Cleveland Browns pulled off one of the biggest trades in team history by agreeing to a deal with the New York Giants to acquire star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. That's in addition to also getting pass rusher Olivier Vernon from New York and signing defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Suddenly, Cleveland's Super Bowl odds went from 30/1 to 14/1. On today's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar talk Cleveland's flurry of offseason...

Duration:00:39:08

The inside story on Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens

2/28/2019
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Over the final eight games of the 2018 season, Freddie Kitchens re-energized the Cleveland Browns. He did such a good job, the team named him their full-time head coach in January. In that time, the eccentric Alabamian has become a fan favorite. That led Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com sports writer Marla Ridenour to Kitchens' hometown in Alabama for a multi-part series on the coach. On a special edition of Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Marla joins us to explain her series and...

Duration:00:28:26

What the Cleveland Browns need to do this offseason

2/21/2019
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The offseason for the Cleveland Browns is in full swing. The NFL Scouting Combine begins in Indianapolis next week. Free agency begins shortly thereafter and before you know it the draft will be here. On today's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, we talk about the team's most pressing needs of the offseason. For Akron Beacon Journal/Browns beat writer Nate Ulrich, that starts with getting Myles Garrett some help with the pass rush. But should that come via an interior...

Duration:00:46:26

What the signing of Kareem Hunt means for the Cleveland Browns

2/12/2019
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On Monday, the Cleveland Browns controversially signed running back Kareem Hunt. The reaction to the move was polarizing among Browns fans and NFL fans. Hunt was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last season after video surfaced of him shoving and kicking a woman in the hallway at his downtown Cleveland residence. Despite potentially facing a long suspension, Hunt was signed by Browns General Manager John Dorsey, the man who originally drafted him in Kansas City. On today's Cover 2: A...

Duration:00:33:46

Honoring the best and worst of the Browns from 2018

1/30/2019
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This Saturday is the NFL Honors ceremony on CBS at 9 p.m. On this week's edition of Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns with Nate Ulrich, we hold our own honors show. But this one is all about the Cleveland Browns. Here are the award categories: - Best and worst moment - Most pleasant surprise and biggest disappointment - MVP - Most improved player on offense and defense - Best non-draft pick newcomer - Best and worst play on offense and defense - Most important and most...

Duration:00:52:37

Takeaways from ESPN's explosive report on the Browns

1/25/2019
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Earlier this week, ESPN published a detailed and explosive story by Seth Wickerham about the Cleveland Browns. The investigative report covers the ownership of the team under the Haslam family. The story is not pretty, especially if you're Jimmy and Dee Haslam. It details the inner workings and dysfunction of the Browns since 2012. That includes things we know about coaches and general managers getting fired, and the team's bad draft picks. But it also includes some specific details that...

Duration:00:31:00

Inside the Cleveland Browns coaching staff

1/17/2019
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On today's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar give an inside look at the team's new coaching staff. That starts with head coach Freddie Kitchens, who is much closer with his starting quarterback than previous Browns coaches. But this is Kitchens' first time as a head coach, so what challenges will he face? We also covered these topics: - The role Browns General Manager John Dorsey has had with putting the coaching staff together, and the different dynamic...

Duration:00:19:27

Did the Browns get it right with Freddie Kitchens?

1/9/2019
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Freddie Kitchens will be named the next head coach of the Cleveland Browns. But is he the right man for the job? On today's edition of Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and Dan Kadar discuss the hire. Namely, these topics were covered: - How and why Kitchens ultimately got the job. - Whether it was a surprise that it came down to Kitchens and Kevin Stefanski of the Minnesota Vikings. - The decision to fire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator. - Thoughts on how...

Duration:00:28:41

A meaningful Week 17 Browns game?

12/28/2018
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The Cleveland Browns have been eliminated from the playoffs, but they're still playing in a meaningful Week 17 game. When the last time you could say that? On today's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Nate Ulrich and I talk about what to watch for on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Mainly, how the Browns can play spoiler against a Ravens team that is one of the hottest in the NFL. We also covered these topics: - The milestone stats the Browns can reach against Baltimore. -...

Duration:00:18:10

What the Browns need to show the final two weeks of the season

12/20/2018
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At 6-7-1, the Cleveland Browns have exceeded expectations this season by just about every measure. Countless streaks of losing and incompetence have been ended, the Browns are getting national headlines and primetime games. What, exactly, does this team need to show in the final two weeks of the season? That's one of the main talking points of today's Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns. Nate Ulrich and I also cover these topics: - How Baker Mayfield has quickly asserted himself as...

Duration:00:26:42

How the Browns overcame Baker Mayfield's bad 1st half vs. Broncos

12/17/2018
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On today's edition of Cover 2: A podcast on the Cleveland Browns, Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository and I go over Saturday's Browns/Broncos game and more. Here's what we cover today: - How the Browns managed to overcome what was arguably quarterback Baker Mayfield's worst half of the season. - How the Browns stopped the potent Denver running attack. - The ascending play of safety Jabrill Peppers. - Interim head coach Gregg Williams' daring play calling at the end of the game, and...

Duration:00:24:09

Confident Browns head to Denver ready to keep rolling

12/13/2018
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Akron Beacon Journal Browns beat writer Nate Ulrich joins Chris Beaven of The Canton Repository to look ahead to Saturday night's Browns game at Denver. The Browns are extremely confident after winning three of four, and Nate says that confidence is contagious. The Broncos enter the game dealing with injuries and coming off an upset loss to the 49ers. Denver, though, has the pass rushing duo of Von Miller and Bradley Chubb to deal with and a productive rookie RB in Phillip Lindsay. Nate also...

Duration:00:23:37