Daily Dawg Tags: Browns make a front office move

Nov 29, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson (right) and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay talk before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 29, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson (right) and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay talk before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Cleveland Browns made an addition to the front office with the hiring of former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson.

The Cleveland Browns made an interesting move on Wednesday as the team hired Ryan Grigson as a senior personnel executive.

The team announced the hiring on its website.

Browns fans will remember Grigson fondly from his time as general manager of the Indianapolis Colts as he was the man willing to trade a first-round draft pick to Cleveland for running back Trent Richardson.

Grigson will not be up to those type of shenanigans in Cleveland, fortunately, as he will be reporting to vice president of player personnel Andrew Berry, who was formerly under Grigson when they were together with the Colts.

We will have more on what Grigson’s hiring means for the Browns later today; for now lets roll into the latest Daily Dawg Tags.

Cleveland Browns news:

Brock Osweiler: I have grown as a quarterback

The Cleveland Browns have had a strange relationship with quarterbacks over the past two decades – and that is putting it mildly. But even by those often bizarre standards, Brock Osweiler has had an odd first few months with the team.

Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers dealing with minor injuries

It is only day two of Organized Team Activities for the Cleveland Browns and the team is already down two of its first-round draft picks. According to Tweets from multiple beat reporters, defensive end Myles Garrett was spotted riding a stationary bike and working with kettle bells on the sidelines during the part of practice open to the media, while safety Jabrill Peppers joined Garrett on the bike brigade.

The Browns and Brock Osweiler are an odd couple

Cleveland Browns fans know the Brock Osweiler story by now. When he was traded to the Browns, the move was applauded for the draft capital it brought to Cleveland. Osweiler’s name was just an afterthought. Many fans believed Osweiler would immediately be traded or cut, yet he is on the field today with the Browns during OTAs.

Cody Kessler says he is now free to be more aggressive (ohio.com)

"Cody Kessler fancies himself as a lean, mean, throwing machine. A grueling workout regimen and an ultra-strict diet allowed Kessler to gain a few pounds of muscle, lower his body-fat percentage and augment his arm strength this offseason."

Why Jason McCourty followed Kenny Britt to Cleveland (cleveland.com)

"New Browns defensive back Jason McCourty has followed wide receiver Kenny Britt around the NFL before. Both players attended Rutgers and both were part of the same Titans draft class in 2009, Britt a first-round pick and McCourty a sixth-round selection."

NFL news:

Colin Kaepernick to visit with the Seattle Seahawks (NFL.com)

"It appears Colin Kaepernick will soon get a chance to showcase his desire to play football. The Seattle Seahawks met with Kaepernick on Wednesday, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network’s Omar Ruiz. The visit was described to Ruiz as a meet-and-greet, a chance for Kaepernick and the team to get to know one another. The Seahawks also met with free-agent quarterback Austin Davis, Ruiz reported."

Why Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are the best at the scramble drill (PFF)

"Over the years, we’ve seen quarterbacks in the NFL that are faster. We’ve seen quarterbacks in the NFL that are more elusive. What we have never seen, though, is a quarterback give opposing defensive coordinators more headaches outside the pocket than one Aaron Rodgers."

New NFL rules put massive pressure on refs (USA Today)

"In liberalizing its rule on celebrations, the NFL has suddenly collected some “cool” points. No longer is it a foul for a player to use the football as a prop or for players to engage in a group demonstration. I’m guessing it’s also legal now to grab a cheerleader’s pom-pom, throw popcorn on oneself or jump in the Salvation Army kettle while celebrating a touchdown."

Odell Beckham chose Johnny Manziel over Giants practice (New York Post)

"Odell Beckham was absent from the first two days of Giants OTAs this week, skipping a chance to catch passes from Eli Manning or rookie Davis Webb. Because he was hanging with Johnny Football instead."