Browns 2015 season preview: Quarterbacks outlook

Last season, the Cleveland Browns started three different players at quarterback in Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel, and Connor Shaw, en route to a 7–9 record. The problem wasn’t the hot start, but the uneven finish which saw the Browns stumbling to 1–6 over the last 7 games. An offseason shakeup led to Hoyer being replaced […]

Darius Jennings vs. Richmond

Ranking top Cleveland Browns UDFA wide receivers

The Browns drafted Vince Mayle in the fourth round to provide depth and a potential future contributor at the wide receiver position. While Mayle initially appeared to be an underwhelming selection, he definitely has some redeeming qualities. But this isn’t about him, or the team’s offseason signings—Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline. Last year, Ray Farmer […]

Donte Whitner

Browns 2015 preview: Defensive backs outlook

As you know, opponents ran around, into and straight through the Cleveland Browns defense in 2014. Was it because teams didn’t want to throw at their talented secondary, or was it not necessary given the ease of pounding the ball for four quarters? We’ll take a look below at that question, as well as what […]

Danny Shelton and Cam Erving were drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 2015 NFL Draft's first round.

Cleveland Browns Draft Recap and Breakdown

After taking a look at the big picture and letting things settle, here are some thoughts on the Cleveland Browns draft.   The Picks In the 1st round the Browns took Danny Shelton (nose tackle, 12 overall) and Cameron Erving (offensive line, 19 overall). With their pick in the 2nd round, the Browns took Nate […]

Danny Shelton is the favorite to be the Cleveland Browns' selection with their No. 12 pick.

Browns draft rumors end tonight, but what questions will remain?

It’s finally here! The 2015 NFL Draft is upon us. No more waiting, no more rumors, and no more anticipation. As Mr. Coffee, himself, prepares for the draft, perhaps you should have some java brewing as well. It could be a wild one, or a slow one. Numerous reports, proving and disproving each other, have […]


Browns Draft 2015: 5 bold predictions for Cleveland

Last year, I wrote this same piece for a different site, and I’ve got to say, I did pretty well. I may not have been dead-on on all of them, but I got one bullseye and the four others were in the ballpark. Last year’s draft was a little easier to peg before hand, though. The […]


Browns 7-round mock draft: Final predictions with trades

It’s finally here: the end of mock draft season and the start of the actual 2015 NFL draft. On that note, this is the last mock draft you’ll see at Browns Beat for 2015, and there are Cleveland Browns trades factored in, too! While some selections may not match up with every draft board, this […]