Daily Dawg Tags: Cleveland Browns drafting a QB


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Thursday, Feb. 25.

Cleveland Browns:

Hue Jackson: Browns will exit the draft with a quarterback

"Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson made it clear that the team will select a quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft. Just don’t ask him which one."

Hue Jackson: We’ve talked about Johnny Manziel enough

"Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson met with the media on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine and gave further indication that it is a new day for the Browns. And for anyone who still believes that quarterback Johnny Manziel will be part of that change, well they may need to wise up."

Browns need to keep Travis Benjamin in 2016

"Travis Benjamin will reportedly be testing the free agent market after contract talks broke down between him and the Cleveland Browns."

Hue Jackson puts Johnny Manziel and other problem children on notice (ohio.com)

"On Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, the contrast with new Browns coach Hue Jackson couldn’t have been more stark. He tried not to criticize the previous regime, but Jackson made it clear he will not tolerate the off-the-field incidents that have plagued the franchise."

Browns trying to resign Mitchell Schwartz, but he’s poised to hit the market (cleveland.com)

"The Browns are trying to extend Mitchell Schwartz’s contract before he hits the market March 9, but he appears headed for free agency at this point and is looking to make the kind of money usually reserved for left tackles."

NFL News:

Chiefs, Eagles potential landing spots for RG3 (NFL.com)

"Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen made it crystal clear on Tuesday that Robert Griffin III is on his way out of Washington — but the quarterback’s NFL future isn’t over. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday on NFL HQ that the embattled Redskins passer “really did impress some teams with the way he conducted himself during a difficult year” that saw RGIII sit the entire season as the team’s No. 3 quarterback."

Rating the salary cap flexibility of all 32 teams (ESPN)

"Can your team afford to go after a star player in free agency or will it be forced to settle for the bargain bin? Our NFL Nation reporters take a peek at the salary cap situations of all 32 teams, rating them on a scale of 1-5 — one being very little flexibility and five being a lot of room to make moves."

JPP sues ESPN, Adam Schefter for posting medical records (New York Post)

"New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is flagging ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for posting his private medical records online to millions of readers. Pierre-Paul, 27, sued ESPN and Schefter in a Florida court Wednesday citing a violation of his privacy."