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Browns | Robert Griffin cleared for contact

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:43:09 -0800

Cleveland Browns QB Robert Griffin III (shoulder) has been cleared for contact Tuesday, Nov. 29. He will practice during the bye week with QB Cody Kessler (concussion) and QB Josh McCown, and the team will decide on a starter.

Fantasy Tip: Whomever comes out the starter has minimal fantasy appeal. They have a so-so matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals next week, but their upside isn't high enough to warrant a start.

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Browns | Josh McCown throws for 322 yards

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:31:45 -0800

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown completed 25 of his 43 pass attempts for 322 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 12 game against the New York Giants.

Fantasy Tip: Despite his second 300-yard total over the past four games, he remains more of a QB2 in deeper fantasy leagues using two starting signal callers. The Browns are off in Week 13 due to a bye.

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Browns | Cody Kessler replaced

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:16:11 -0800

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler was replaced by QB Josh McCown against the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, Nov. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Neither Kessler or McCown was overly effective, and it remains to be seen who Cleveland will put under center in Week 11.

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Browns | Cody Kessler to face Dallas

Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:47:10 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler (concussion) has been named the starting quarterback for Week 9's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Hue Jackson said Kessler received the starting nod over QB Josh McCown because he needs to see him play in order to evaluate him.

Fantasy Tip: Kessler was a full participant in practice for three consecutive days after missing Week 8's game versus the New York Jets due to a concussion. He should be viewed as a risky play in all fantasy formats, even though WR Corey Coleman is expected to suit up for the first time since Week 2.

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Browns | Cleveland not ready to name QB

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:05:59 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson said he is not ready to say if QB Cody Kessler or QB Josh McCown will start in Week 9.

Fantasy Tip: McCown is coming off a decent Week 8 performance where he threw for 341 yards and two touchdowns, while Kessler is recovering from a concussion. Owners in all leagues should avoid the Browns quarterback situation no matter which player starts.

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Browns | Josh McCown decent in his return

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:05:02 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (collarbone) completed 25 of his 49 pass attempts for 341 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Week 8 game against the New York Jets in his first action since Week 2. He had been sidelined since then due to a fractured collarbone.

Fantasy Tip: McCown has a pretty decent stat line, but his fantasy appeal is mostly for those in formats requiring two starting signal callers and as a low-priced option in DFS.

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Browns | Browns injury report for Friday

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:40:34 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 28. WR Corey Coleman (hand) and CBs Marcus Burley (hamstring), Joe Haden (groin) and Jamar Taylor (groin) were limited participants, while TE Seth DeValve (knee), OL Spencer Drango (knee) and Joe Thomas (knee), C Cameron Erving (illness), QB Josh McCown (left shoulder) and DE Carl Nassib (hand) practiced in full. Kessler and Coleman have been ruled out for Week 8. Burley, Haden and Taylor are listed as questionable, while the other players are not on the injury report.

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Browns | Josh McCown named Week 8 starter

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:34:43 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) will start Week 8 versus the New York Jets.

Fantasy Tip: This has been the expectation for most of the week and became official Friday when Cody Kessler (concussion) was ruled out. Although some rust should be expected, McCown is a great option for Philip Rivers owners, who are facing a difficult matchup, or Ben Roethlisberger owners, who are hoping to buy time while he recovers from surgery.

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Browns | Josh McCown fully practices

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:44:51 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) participated fully in practice Thursday, Oct. 27. Head coach Hue Jackson has already said he expects McCown to start this week.

Fantasy Tip: McCown returns for a favorable matchup with the New York Jets, and his return also bumps up the fantasy value of Gary Barnidge and Duke Johnson, in particular. Because it's his first game back in a while, McCown could be overlooked in daily contests. He's a great contrarian option at a cheap price.

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Browns | Josh McCown on track to start

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:07:11 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson said all signs point to QB Josh McCown (shoulder) being the team's starting quarterback for Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: McCown threw for 260 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in his only other start of the season and had some success last season as well. He would be facing a New York Jets defense that has had problems in 2016. McCown could be a bye week replacement in some leagues but probably can be avoided in most leagues.

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Browns | Josh McCown cleared to play

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:59:53 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) has been cleared to play in Week 8, but head coach Hue Jackson said he is not ready to name a starter for the game.

Fantasy Tip: McCown and Kevin Hogan are candidates to start in Week 8 if Cody Kessler is not able to play. Neither player is a great fantasy option and should be avoided in all leagues.

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Browns | Josh McCown takes part in practice

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:22:46 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Fantasy Tip: McCown appears to have a chance to start in Week 8 if he is cleared to play and Cody Kessler is ruled out. He posted decent numbers in his only other start this season, but owners in all leagues will be able to find other options to use.

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Browns | Josh McCown hopeful this week

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:43:08 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) is hopeful to return in Week 8. "We're moving in that direction," McCown said. "We'll see how it goes."

Fantasy Tip: While he probably wouldn't be a wise choice to start in fantasy, he'd be a clear upgrade to what the team has. McCown had a stretch of fantasy viability early on last season so keep him on your watch lists if you have a starter with a late bye week.

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Browns | Josh McCown could be back Week 8

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:20:01 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) has a "chance" to return in Week 8 against the New York Jets, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

Fantasy Tip: McCown's possible return has taken on added importance since rookie starter Cody Kessler was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday. Either McCown or Kessler, if cleared, would be a fine streaming option against the Jets, although there aren't too many notable fantasy quarterbacks taking a break this week despite six teams going on a bye.

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Browns | Week 7 Browns inactives

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:52:08 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have declared WR Corey Coleman, DL Corey Lemonier, FB Dan Vitale, CB Joe Haden, QB Josh McCown, CB Marcus Burley, TE Seth DeValve inactive for Week 7.

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Browns | Friday injury report for Cleveland

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:33:25 -0700

Cleveland Browns CB Marcus Burley (hamstring), WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Seth DeValve (knee) and QB Josh McCown (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 7. CB Joe Haden (groin) is listed as doubtful, while DE Xavier Cooper (shoulder) and TE Randall Telfer (ankle) are listed as questionable. Haden, Burley, Coleman and DeValve did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 21. McCown, Cooper and Telfer were limited during practice. DE Carl Nassib (hand), CB Jamar Taylor (knee) and OT Joe Thomas (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Browns | Wednesday injury report for Browns

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:12:35 -0700

Cleveland Browns CB Marcus Burley (hamstring), WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Seth DeValve (knee), CB Joe Haden (groin) and OT Joe Thomas (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. DE Xavier Cooper (shoulder), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), CB Jamar Taylor (knee) and TE Randall Telfer (ankle) were limited during practice, while DE Carl Nassib (hand) fully participated in practice.

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Browns | Josh McCown not cleared to play

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:45:56 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (collarbone) has not been cleared to play at this point, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

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Browns | Cleveland's Week 6 inactives

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:34:33 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have declared WR Corey Coleman, FB Dan Vitale, CB Joe Haden, QB Josh McCown, TE Randall Telfer, TE Seth DeValve, DT Xavier Cooper inactive for Week 6.

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Browns | Josh McCown ruled out for Week 6

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:17:06 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) will not play in Week 6 against the Tennessee Titans. Cody Kessler will get another start, while fellow rookie Kevin Hogan will serve as his backup.

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Browns | Limited practice for Josh McCown

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:53:44 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) was a limited participant in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

Fantasy Tip: Cody Kessler is in line to start in Week 6, and McCown can continue to be avoided in all formats.

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Browns | Josh McCown limited Wednesday

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:41:22 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Fantasy Tip: McCown is working his way back from his shoulder injury, but it is not known if he will be active for Week 6. He may have a chance to start if he is active and Cody Kessler is not able to play, but McCown should be avoided in all leagues.

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Browns | Josh McCown to resume practicing

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:23:28 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) is expected to return to practice this week, and he may be a candidate to play in Week 6, based on comments from head coach Hue Jackson on Monday, Oct. 10.

Fantasy Tip: McCown suffered a broken collarbone in Week 2 and was given a two-to-four-week timeline, so this puts him at the back end of that. Through five weeks, five players - four quarterbacks plus former signal caller Terrelle Pryor - have thrown passes for Cleveland, which could become the first team since 1968 to start four quarterbacks in the first six games of a non-strike season this weekend. McCown would be a low-end QB2 if he is named the starter again.

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Browns | Cleveland's Week 5 inactives

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 08:39:16 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have declared C Austin Reiter, C Cameron Erving, WR Corey Coleman, QB Josh McCown, TE Randall Telfer, TE Seth DeValve, CB Tramon Williams inactive for Week 5.

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Browns | Cleveland's Friday injury report

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:26:03 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Seth DeValve (knee), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), C Austin Reiter (knee) and TE Randall Telfer (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 5. SS Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), DE Carl Nassib (hand) and CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) are listed as questionable. Campbell fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 7. Nassib and Williams were limited during practice, while the other players did not participate in practice. CB Joe Haden (groin, thigh), WR Andrew Hawkins (calf) and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Browns | Thursday practice report for Cleveland

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:31:03 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Randall Telfer (ankle), TE Seth DeValve (knee), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), C Cameron Erving (chest) and C Austin Reiter (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6. SS Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), DE Carl Nassib (hand) and CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited participants, and CB Joe Haden (groin), WR Andrew Hawkins (calf) and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) were full participants.

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Browns | Cleveland's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:20:08 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Seth DeValve (knee), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), C Austin Reiter (knee), TE Randall Telfer (ankle) and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5. SS Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), CB Joe Haden (groin, thigh), DE Carl Nassib (hand) and CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited during practice, while WR Andrew Hawkins (calf) fully participated in practice.

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Browns | Josh McCown no go for Week 5

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:53:25 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (collarbone) will not play in Week 5.

Fantasy Tip: Cody Kessler will remain the starting quarterback for the foreseeable future with both Robert Griffin III and McCown ailing. As previously stated, Cleveland's quarterback situation is one to stay away from in the fantasy realm.

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Browns | Week 4 Cleveland inactives

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 08:39:09 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have declared C Cameron Erving, DL Carl Nassib, WR Corey Coleman, SS Ibraheim Campbell, QB Josh McCown, TE Seth DeValve, CB Tramon Williams inactive for Week 4.

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Browns | Friday injury report for Cleveland

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:20:56 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), TE Seth DeValve (knee), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), DE Carl Nassib (hand) and LB Nate Orchard (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 30, and have been ruled out for Week 4. CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) did not practice and is listed as doubtful. CB Joe Haden (groin) and SS Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. FB Malcolm Johnson (neck), DE Stephen Paea (back), DT Danny Shelton (chest) and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Browns | Cleveland's Thursday injury report

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:28:41 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), DE Carl Nassib (hand), CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) and LB Nate Orchard (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 29. CB Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), TE Seth DeValve (knee) and CB Joe Haden (groin) were limited. DT Stephen Paea (back), DT Danny Shelton (chest0 and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) participated fully.

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Browns | Cleveland's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:20:34 -0700

Cleveland Browns SS Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), WR Corey Coleman (hand), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), DE Carl Nassib (hand), LB Nate Orchard (ankle), OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) and CB Tramon Williams (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 28. CB Joe Haden (groin) was limited during practice, while DE Stephen Paea (back) and DT Danny Shelton (chest) fully participated in practice.

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Browns | Week 3 inactives for Cleveland

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:46:03 -0700

The Cleveland Browns have declared C Cameron Erving, DL Carl Nassib, WR Corey Coleman, SS Ibraheim Campbell, CB Joe Haden, QB Josh McCown, OT Shon Coleman inactive for Week 3.

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Browns | Josh McCown to miss several weeks

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:10:33 -0700

Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) is expected to need two to four weeks to recover from a broken collarbone in his non-throwing shoulder. He wanted to harness the left shoulder and continue playing but the team denied his request.

Fantasy Tip: QB Cody Kessler will serve as the team's interim starter, with QB Charlie Whitehurst backing him up. Both players possess little fantasy value, although Kessler could be useful as a bench player in cavernous seasonal leagues.

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Browns | Friday injury report for Browns

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:30:06 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman (hand), CB Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), C Cameron Erving (chest, lung), QB Josh McCown (shoulder) and DE Carl Nassib (hand) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3. DT Stephen Paea (elbow), DT Danny Shelton (knee), TE Randall Telfer (neck) and OT Joe Thomas (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Browns | Josh McCown out until November?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:05:18 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) suffered a non-displaced broken clavicle in a Week 2 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and is expected to miss two months. Rookie third-round pick Cody Kessler will start in the interim, while newly signed Charlie Whitehurst will serve as his backup.

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Browns | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:56:56 -0700

Cleveland Browns DB Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), C Cameron Erving (chest), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), DL Carl Nassib (hand) and OT Joe Thomas (non injury) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 21. DL Stephen Paea (elbow), DL Danny Shelton (knee) and TE Randall Telfer (neck) were limited in practice Wednesday.

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Browns | Josh McCown won't be placed on IR

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:03:59 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) will not be placed on the Reserve/Injured list, so the team expects him to return at some point this season.

Fantasy Tip: While he might be back at some point, he is obviously not someone you want wasting a reserve roster spot in any fantasy format.

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Browns | Cleveland on fifth QB in five games

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:31:36 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler will be the fifth starting quarterback in as many games for the Browns. Going back to the last two weeks of last season, the Browns have started former QBs Johnny Manziel and Austin Davis and QBs Robert Griffin III (shoulder), Josh McCown (shoulder) and now Kessler. Cleveland is the second team since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to start five different quarterbacks in five straight games, according to Elias.

Fantasy Tip: This is just further proof that the Browns' quarterback position cannot be trusted. The lack of consistency will be a damper to Josh Gordon's fantasy value when he does return, and it hurts the rest of the team, too. Corey Coleman, Gary Barnidge, Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson are still startable, but they're unlikely to reach their ceiling with an unproven rookie quarterback at the helm.

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Browns | Fear of serious injury for Josh McCown

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:57:14 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in Week 2 against the Baltimore Ravens, and the team is bracing themselves for bad news on McCown's shoulder. He will be re-evaluated Monday, Sept. 19.

Fantasy Tip: The Browns lost Robert Griffin III for the season in the first game, and now McCown might be down for the count. Whomever starts under center in Cleveland in Week 3 isn't worth using in fantasy leagues.

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Browns | Josh McCown posts solid numbers

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:43:18 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) went 20-for-33 for 260 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: McCown is dealing with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder but expects to play in Week 3, so owners should monitor the situation. McCown was able to move the ball down the field and could be a starting option in daily fantasy leagues against favorable matchups.

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Browns | Josh McCown back on the field

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:49:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) has returned to the team's Week 2 game after missing some time because of a shoulder injury.

Fantasy Tip: McCown has thrown for two touchdowns in a little over a quarter in Week 2 and should help the team's passing game. McCown should be considered a No. 2 quarterback in most leagues but can start against favorable matchups.

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Browns | Josh McCown dealing with injury

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:40:51 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in Week 2 and is considered questionable to return.

Fantasy Tip: Cody Kessler is the Browns' backup and likely would be next in line to start if McCown missed any time, so owners should keep an eye on McCown's status. Kessler would be no more than a low-end No. 2 quarterback if he starts.

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Browns | Gary Barnidge headed for big game?

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:45:58 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge faces the Baltimore Ravens in Week 2, and in two games against Baltimore last season, he caught a combined 15 passes for 230 yards and a touchdown. QB Josh McCown started both games.

Fantasy Tip: McCown will be under center this weekend, and while there is no guarantee they can recreate the magic, Barnidge should be treated as a TE1.

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Browns | Josh McCown good against Ravens

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:39:55 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown has completed 63.3% of his passes for 885 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions against the Baltimore Ravens. He is 2-1 against them and threw in a rushing touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: McCown has good history against the Ravens, but that doesn't make him a particularly good fantasy play. He's a QB2 in multiple-quarterback leagues.

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Browns | Cleveland won't trade for quarterback

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:03:07 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson said the Browns will not trade for a quarterback despite QB Robert Griffin III (shoulder) being placed on the Reserve/Injured list. QB Josh McCown will start, with QB Cody Kessler likely serving as the backup. As stated earlier, Griffin will be reevaluated in three to four weeks.

Fantasy Tip: McCown held his own last year and looked Gary Barnidge's way frequently. The tight end's stock increases a little bit with McCown under center, but for the most part the Browns should function close to the same as with Griffin. McCown should not be viewed as a starting fantasy quarterback, however.

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Browns | Asking price still high for Josh McCown

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:10:42 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown may be a trade target for the Minnesota Vikings, but the Browns likely will keep McCown unless the Vikings are willing to trade a high draft pick for him.

Fantasy Tip: McCown is probably one of several options the Vikings are considering, but it appears that he will be the backup for the Browns this season. McCown will not have any fantasy value unless he is starting for a team.

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Browns | Cleveland wants pick for Josh McCown

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:04:56 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown is not expected to be traded unless the team receives at least a fourth-round draft choice in return. The Dallas Cowboys are not interested in offering more than a sixth-round pick for McCown.

Fantasy Tip: McCown will be a backup quarterback no matter where he plays this season and will not have fantasy value unless he becomes a starter.

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Browns | Corey Coleman showing nose for end zone

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:57:44 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Corey Coleman was praised for his ability to find the end zone by offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, QB Josh McCown and QB Robert Griffin III.

Fantasy Tip: Coleman continues to draw tons of praise during training camp, and he should be drafted as a WR4 with upside in season-long leagues.

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Cowboys | Josh McCown a focus of Dallas

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:00:28 -0700

Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown has become a target of the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: McCown will be a backup wherever he plays, and he has no fantasy value for now.

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