Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Tuesday, March 29.
"Even with the signing last week of free agent quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Cleveland Browns remain in the hunt for a quarterback, which helps explain why they reportedly visited with Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch on Monday."
"The Cleveland Browns have a meeting planned with Mississippi wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, according to Pro Football Talk. The 6-foot-2, 221-pound Treadwell worked his way back from a broken leg suffered near the end of the 2014 season to finish his last year in Oxford with 82 receptions, 1,153 yards and 11 touchdowns. He saved his best game for last as he pulled in three touchdowns in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma State."
"The Cleveland Browns will be looking to upgrade their defense come the 2016 NFL Draft and, as part of that effort, will reportedly meet with linebacker Jatavis Brown from the University of Akron.The 5-foot-11, 222-pound Brown was the 2015 MAC Defensive Player of the Year after finishing with 116 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and four forced fumbles."
"The Cleveland Browns, who need help pretty much everywhere on offense, met with Brigham Young tight end Terenn Houk during the school’s recent Pro Day, according to Dawgs By Nature. A redshirt senior for the Cougars, Houk finished his senior year with 37 receptions for 490 yards and two touchdowns."
"Just a few short months ago, a move of Cleveland Browns training camp appeared inevitable. The Columbus Dispatch had broken a story about a ploy to raise public funds for a new facility that would house Browns’ practices. The Haslam ownership pledged training camp would remain at the teams’ headquarters in Berea, Ohio for this summer, but the future was mercy."
"After taxpayers agreed to supply financing for a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons the city looked prime to host the Super Bowl in either 2019 or 2020. Hosting arguably the biggest sporting even in North America has it’s advantages as the city of Phoenix brought in an estimated $500 million when they hosted the event in 2015."
"Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay told the Sports Business Journal that players understand they are taking a risk playing football, but said much is not known about side effects of participating in the sport, comparing it to the varying side effects one might experience from taking aspirin."
"Over the years the media (mostly national but some local) and NFL fans have consistently bashed Newton for things that are minor incidents. From wearing a towel on his head during losses to fighting with Josh Norman in training camp the media just loves to poke holes or at least try to poke holes in Newton’s character. So, is there any reason they do this or is it blind hate for him?"