Daily Dawg Tags: Who wins from Josh Gordon being out?


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Wednesday, Aug. 3.

The Cleveland Browns closed out their fifth day of training camp on Tuesday with two minor injury scares as they head into today’s off day.

After their third consecutive practice in pads, head coach Hue Jackson is starting to get a feel for his team.

“I said this would be a physical camp and it has been. I think our guys are getting better and getting the hang of it,” Jackson said. “There will be a time at some point where I think we’ve had enough of that, but I need to find out about our team and I’m finding out. I’m finding out some good things, and I’m finding out some things we need to improve. That’s just part of it right now.”

The Browns have their first scheduled day off today, but there should still be plenty of news surrounding the team. Get your day started by getting caught up on the key stories from Berea and around the NFL.

Cleveland Browns news:

Who benefits in Josh Gordon’s absence?

"The wide receiver group is a crowded position right now for the Cleveland Browns. Which wide receiver will benefit the most from Josh Gordon’s upcoming four-game suspension?"

Which RG3 are the Browns getting in training camp?

"The Cleveland Browns are hoping for a better Robert Griffin III in 2016, but can he be a different quarterback than he was in Washington?"

Observations from Day 4 of training camp

"Here are three things you need to know as the Cleveland Browns continued to practice in pads during Day 4 of training camp in Berea."

Training camp recap: Day 5

"The Cleveland Browns wrapped up Day 5 of training camp with two minor injuries amid an otherwise spirited practice."

Cam Erving’s elbow injury not serious (cleveland.com)

"The Browns got a minor scare Tuesday when starting center Cam Erving’s practice was cut short by a left elbow injury both coach Hue Jackson said it’s not believed to be serious."

RG3 not worried about when starting QB is named (ESPN)

"Robert Griffin III said he takes nothing from the fact that he has taken every first-team rep for the Cleveland Browns so far during training camp. On a team in which the starting quarterback job is (allegedly) up for grabs, the Browns have tilted the (alleged) competition toward Griffin."

NFL news:

Ranking the NFL’s Top 25 quarterbacks (Sporting News)

"Presenting Sporting News’ 2016 NFL quarterback rankings. As always, a lot of criteria are involved in ranking these players — and, more importantly, not only one. So this is not simply who has had the best career, or simply who has the brightest future, or who had the best 2015 season, or who would be the pick to start one game with everything on the line."

Kellen Moore fractures lower leg (Star-Telegram)

"Quarterback Kellen Moore suffered a fractured right lower leg in practice Tuesday, sending the Dallas Cowboys’ plans to develop him as a backup to Tony Romo this season into a tailspin."

A predictable ending to the Trent Richardson experiment (Ebony Bird)

"The Baltimore Ravens waived Trent Richardson on Tuesday. It may have ended earlier than we expected, but this was coming sooner or later."

Arizona Cardinals sign Tyrann Mathieu to an extension (Raising Zona)

"The saga of Tyrann Mathieu’s contract extension has finally come to an end. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported Tuesday that the Cardinals and Mathieu have agreed to a contract extension."