Top 10 cornerback duos entering 2021 NFL season
In today's pass-happy NFL, defenses need MULTIPLE cornerbacks with strong coverage ability. So, which team boasts the best 1-2 punch at the position? Cynthia Frelund ranks the top 10 CB duos entering the 2021 season.
Cleveland Browns' defense hounding hyped offense with upgraded cast of 'dynamic playmakers'
Cleveland's offense carries great expectations into the 2021 NFL season, but Jim Trotter says the upgraded defense is making life hell for Baker Mayfield and Co. at Browns training camp. And this has Myles Garrett thinking big: "Go to the playoffs and make a run."
Browns QB Baker Mayfield remaining patient regarding new deal: 'Everything will play itself out'
Until a new deal is agreed upon, Baker Mayfield will likely continue field questions for the foreseeable future. And as the young QB continues his wait, the already-booming clock will continue to tick for the Browns organization.
2021 All-Under-25 Team: Lamar Jackson leads NFL's rising stars
Who are the NFL's brightest young talents heading into the 2021 season? Nick Shook identifies the league's top rising stars at each position with his All-Under-25 Team, a group headlined by 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 coverage players in 2020: 49ers LB Fred Warner crashes DB-heavy rankings
Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to rank the top 10 coverage players of the 2020 NFL season. 49ers linebacker Fred Warner earns a spot on a list dominated by defensive backs.
All-Paid Team of Tomorrow: Projecting next big NFL contracts
Will Davante Adams get a major raise? Is T.J. Watt about to make bank? Anthony Holzman-Escareno projects the All-Paid Team of Tomorrow.
Fifth-year option tracker for 2018 first-round picks
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2018 first-round picks is Monday, May 3, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack.
Browns pick up fifth-year options on QB Baker Mayfield, CB Denzel Ward
The Browns have locked up two parts of their present for a bit more of the future. Cleveland picked up the fifth-year options for quarterback Baker Mayfield and cornerback Denzel Ward, Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo report.
NFL Divisional Round X-factors: Who could fuel a Super Bowl run?
Who could end up being the critical piece in a Super Bowl run? Heading into the Divisional Round, Cynthia Frelund identifies X-factors for all eight teams remaining in the chase for the Lombardi Trophy.
Browns CBs Denzel Ward, Kevin Johnson activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list
The Browns are getting reinforcements ahead of their Division Round bout against the Chiefs. CBs Denzel Ward and Kevin Johnson have been being activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
NFL Divisional Round: Five things to watch in each game
Who's carrying a bigger burden in their upcoming clash: Lamar Jackson or Josh Allen? Gregg Rosenthal lists five things to watch in each Divisional Round game.
Browns remove Ronnie Harrison, 3 others from COVID list; CBs Ward and Johnson still on
Safety Ronnie Harrison was one of four Browns removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list in time to play Sunday. But CBs Denzel Ward and Kevin Johnson won't be available versus the Steelers.
NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: One big question for each of the six games
Super Wild Card Weekend is set! So, what's on tap in the opening round of the NFL playoffs? Gregg Rosenthal explores one big question for each postseason showdown on the six-game slate.
How Ohio State CB Shaun Wade plans to keep memory of slain friend alive
He protected him from a world of drugs and violence, but Shaun Wade's close friend couldn't save himself. Now, the Ohio State cornerback vows to keep Jacoby Wright's memory alive forever.
Weighing fifth-year options for 2018 NFL Draft's first-rounders
Gil Brandt examines which first-round picks from 2018 should have their fifth-year options picked up. Where do the Browns' Baker Mayfield and the Jets' Sam Darnold stand?
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 12
The Cleveland Browns are down another starter on defense. Cornerback Denzel Ward is expected to miss a few weeks with a calf strain. Check out what else we are monitoring today.
NFL fact or fiction: Browns poised to end playoff drought? Josh Allen for MVP?
Four Sundays into the 2020 NFL season, trends and takes are emerging. Is Cleveland poised to end a 17-year playoff drought? Are the Seahawks NFC favorites? Adam Schein separates fact from fiction.
Hot 150: Gil Brandt's top-ranked prospects for 2020 NFL Draft
Gil Brandt presents his top 150 prospects in the 2020 NFL Draft. How high does Ohio State pass rusher Chase Young rank?
Browns donating uniform sales to aid health workers
The Cleveland Browns are donating the team's net proceeds from their new uniform sales to help aid health care professionals, first responders, educational professionals and other groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Browns GM Berry vague in response to Clowney rumors
Browns general manager Andrew Berry spoke with reporters Friday morning and was eventually forced to give an intentionally-vague-but-complimentary answer in regards to Jadeveon Clowney.
Pick a star to win The Checkdown x Madden Tournament
Starting tonight, eight NFL playmakers will compete in a Madden tournament for COIVD-19 relief -- and bragging rights.
Roundup: Colts agree to terms with CB T.J. Carrie
Following the signing of Xavier Rhodes, the Colts are adding another veteran presence to the defensive backfield as they've agreed to terms with T.J. Carrie, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
2020 NFL Draft: Daniel Jeremiah identifies team fits for prospects
Which wide receiver would be a home-run pick for the Eagles in the 2020 NFL Draft? Whom should the Patriots be eyeing at tight end? Daniel Jeremiah identified prospect fits for 12 teams during a conference call.
Browns agree to terms with 49ers' Joe Woods as DC
The Browns have found their new defensive leader. Cleveland has agreed to terms with 49ers DBs coach Joe Woods to be its defensive coordinator, Tom Pelissero reports.
AFC North rookie grades: Steelers, Ravens, Browns found talent
How did the AFC North rookie classes compare in 2019? What must each team in this division look for during the NFL Scouting Combine, free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft? Nick Shook grades the newbies on Year 1 and spins forward to this offseason.
Rapoport: Where Browns stand on extensions for Mayfield, Chubb, Ward
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport discusses where Cleveland Browns stand on extensions for quarterback Baker Mayfield, running back Nick Chubb, cornerback Denzel Ward.
Garafolo: Ronnie Harrison off COVID-19 list; Denzel Ward remains on
Garafolo: Cleveland Browns safety Ronnie Harrison off COVID-19 list; cornerback Denzel Ward remains on.
Browns vs. Jets highlights | Week 16
Watch all the highlights of the Week 16 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets.
Pelissero: Denzel Ward to miss a few weeks with calf injury
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward to miss a few weeks with calf injury.
Browns' biggest defensive plays vs. the Eagles | Week 11
Watch some of the Cleveland Browns best defensive plays from their Week 11 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eagles vs. Browns highlights | Week 11
Watch all the highlights of the Week 11 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns.
Ward makes up for defensive PI penalty with leaping red-zone INT
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward makes up for defensive PI penalty with leaping red-zone interception against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Raiders vs. Browns highlights | Week 8
Watch the highlights from the Week 8 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and Cleveland Browns.
Ward wards off Burrow's fade throw to Green to force fourth down
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward wards off Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow's fade throw to wide receiver A.J. Green to force fourth down.
Browns vs. Steelers highlights | Week 6
Watch the best plays from the Week 6 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Top defensive plays of the week | Week 4
Watch the best defensive plays of Week 4 of the 2020 NFL season.
Browns vs. Cowboys highlights | Week 4
Watch highlights of the Week 4 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys.
Denzel Ward closes door on Cowboys' comeback hopes with red-zone INT
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward closes door on Dallas Cowboys' comeback hopes with red-zone interception.
Dolphins vs. Browns highlights | Week 12
Watch all of the highlights from the Cleveland Browns win against the Miami Dolphins in Week 12 of the NFL regular season.
Denzel Ward: Former OSU teammate 'Nick Bosa is a beast'
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward talks about his former Ohio State teammate and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa.
Every Cleveland Browns TD | 2019 season
Watch every touchdown by the Cleveland Browns in the 2019 NFL season.
Browns vs. Bengals highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights from the Week 17 game between the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals.
Ward-en of defense! Denzel denies Dalton's deep ball with end-zone INT
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward intercepts pass from quarterback Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton.
Top 5 fastest players of Week 14
Check out the Top 5 Fastest Players from Week 14 of the 2019 NFL season.
Bengals vs. Browns highlights | Week 14
Watch the highlights from the Week 14 matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns.
Can't-Miss Play: Denzel Ward uses 4.3 speed for first career pick-six
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward rushes 61 yards for a touchdown on an interception off of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton.
Can't-Miss Play: Flea-flick PICK! Burnett burns former team on deflected INT
Cleveland Browns safety Morgan Burnett intercepts a pass from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph.
Bills vs. Browns highlights | Week 10
Watch the highlights from the Week 10 matchup between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns.