Jets draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams with No. 3 pick

Football 04/25/19, 20:05

The New York Jets got a big building block for their new-look defense with their first pick in the NFL draft.Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was selected No. 3 overall Thursday night, giving coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams a playmaking pass rusher and run stopper who'll be ...

Gase hires Gregg Williams as Jets’ defensive coordinator

Sports 01/16/19, 15:36

Gregg Williams has been hired as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator, the first major staff addition by Adam Gase since he became coach.The 60-year-old Williams went 5-3 as Cleveland's interim coach this season after Hue Jackson was fired. At his introductory news conference Monday, the offensive-minded Gase said he ...

Browns huddle in search for coach, Kitchens seen as favorite

Football 01/08/19, 15:23

One week into their expansive coaching search, the Browns are huddling.After conducting interviews with seven candidates in seven days, general manager John Dorsey and members of the team's search committee, which includes owner Jimmy Haslam, were not expected to meet with anyone on Tuesday and could be evaluating their next ...

Browns interview Colts’ Eberflus after wild-card playoff win

Football 01/06/19, 20:44

Matt Eberflus has a past with the Browns. Maybe he'll have a future as well.One day after his Indianapolis defense held quarterback Deshaun Watson and Houston's offense to just seven points in an AFC wild-card win, Eberflus became the sixth candidate to interview for Cleveland's open coaching job.The Colts' dominant ...

Browns interview Patriots LB coach Flores, fifth candidate

Football 01/05/19, 18:35

The Browns talked to a coach from Bill Belichick's tree, interviewing Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores for their opening.Flores, who worked in New England's scouting department before joining Belichick's staff in 2008, met Saturday with Browns general manager John Dorsey and other members of Cleveland's search group. The meeting came ...

Browns hit road, interview Saints’ Campbell for coaching job

Football 01/04/19, 19:24

The Browns took their coaching search on the road to interview New Orleans tight ends coach Dan Campbell.The 42-year-old Campbell met Friday with Browns general manager John Dorsey and other members of Cleveland's front office while the Saints practiced during their bye week in the NFL playoffs.Campbell, who played for ...

Browns interview former Colts, Lions coach Caldwell for job

Football 01/02/19, 19:29

The Browns have interviewed former Indianapolis and Detroit coach Jim Caldwell for their job.Caldwell met Wednesday with general manager John Dorsey and others on the search committee at the team's facility in Berea, Ohio. The team is confirming interviews after they are completed.The 63-year-old Caldwell is the second candidate interviewed ...

Williams interviews to coach Browns after strong interim run

Football 01/01/19, 18:28

Gregg Williams had his interview with the Browns, who were impressed by his leadership as coach in the second half this season.Williams went 5-3 as Cleveland's interim coach after taking over when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29. The 60-year-old Williams is the first candidate to meet with general ...

Browns to interview Williams, Kitchens for coaching vacancy

Sports 12/31/18, 09:49

Browns interim coach Gregg Williams will be the first candidate interviewed for Cleveland's permanent position.Williams led Cleveland to a 5-3 record after Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29. Browns general manager John Dorsey said Williams, the team's defensive coordinator for the past two seasons, will have his interview Tuesday.Dorsey ...

Browns confident about future after rebuild under Williams

Football 12/30/18, 21:59

Gregg Williams has no idea whether he's going shed the interim label and return as coach of the Cleveland Browns.It sure seems as if he wants to, though, so he can finish what he started.After replacing Hue Jackson in late October and rallying the Browns (7-8-1) to within a victory ...

Mayfield throws 3 TD passes as Browns down Bengals 26-18

Football 12/23/18, 16:10

Baker Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson. The Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-18 on Sunday and swept their southern Ohio neighbors for the first time since 2002.Mayfield continued his stellar rookie season, one that ...

Williams building strong case to be Browns’ next head coach

Football 12/17/18, 17:57

The Browns' playoff odds remain immense, nearly impossible.Gregg Williams' chances, on the other hand, have improved.Since being elevated to Cleveland's interim coach when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29, Williams, the team's in-your-grill defensive coordinator, has guided the Browns to four wins — two on the road — and ...

Miller vows to keep timing snaps despite 3 flags last week

Football 12/12/18, 18:39

Cleveland interim coach Gregg Williams warned his offensive linemen this week that Von Miller anticipates the snap as well as any pass rusher in the NFL."Oh yeah, you see that a lot, man. That's what he gets guys (on). He uses that to his advantage because a lot of guys ...

Armed, dangerous: Browns’ Mayfield flexing rocket arm

Football 12/11/18, 17:48

As Baker Mayfield threw long passes to his wide receivers and short ones to backs before Sunday's game against Carolina, Browns interim coach Gregg Williams knew his rookie quarterback was going to have a good game.It wasn't any sight.It was a sound."You can hear the ball come out of the ...

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss

Football 12/09/18, 16:31

Baker Mayfield outplayed Cam Newton, Jarvis Landry caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score and the Cleveland Browns damaged Carolina's playoff hopes with a 26-20 win Sunday over the Panthers, who dropped their fifth straight.Mayfield bravely threw a 51-yard TD pass into traffic to Landry, who had a ...

Big issue: Browns concerned with Newton’s size vs. Panthers

Football 12/06/18, 18:30

During a meeting this week with his defense, Browns interim coach Gregg Williams used star end Myles Garrett as a model.And a warning.A 6-foot-4, 270-pound mass of chiseled muscle, power and speed, Garrett cuts an imposing figure. He's a physical specimen, the kind of athlete that stands out even in ...

Mayfield believes OU’s Riley ready for coaching jump to NFL

Football 12/05/18, 14:38

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield believes Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley is ready to make the jump to the NFL.Mayfield was asked Wednesday whether he would like Riley, who will lead the Sooners against No. 1 Alabama in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29, to coach him in Cleveland. Mayfield acknowledged he ...

Browns rookie CB Denzel Ward in concussion protocol

Football 12/03/18, 14:57

Browns rookie Denzel Ward remains in concussion protocol after getting hurt in Sunday's loss at Houston.Ward got injured in the first half and did not return in Cleveland's 29-13 loss to the Texans, who won their ninth straight game.Interim coach Gregg Williams said Ward was initially checked for a neck ...

Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy

Football 11/23/18, 16:17

For more than three years, the Browns have only tripped on the road.Cleveland hasn't won an away game since Oct. 11, 2015, a losing streak that has reached 25 straight — just one shy of the NFL record for road futility held by the Detroit Lions (2007-10).As the Browns prepared ...

Browns interim coach Williams will get shot at full-time gig

Sports 11/14/18, 11:38

Browns general manager John Dorsey says interim coach Gregg Williams will be interviewed to be the team's next coach.Williams took over when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29 after winning three games in two-plus seasons. Dorsey has been pleased with how the team has performed under Williams, their fiery ...

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