Bucs’ futile chase of Jackson & playoff berth end in unison
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers knew what was coming. They were fully prepared for Baltimore rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson's slippery running style and the Ravens' refurbished rushing attack.
Jackson dared the Bucs (5-9) to catch him if they could. They couldn't.
Jackson ran for 95 of Baltimore's 242 yards on the ground, and the Ravens formally eliminated the Bucs from playoff contention with a 20-12 victory Sunday.
Browns release DL Nassib, Meder; claim 5 players off waivers
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carl Nassib has been offering financial advice to his teammates. On Sunday, he got caught in the Browns' numbers crunch.
Nassib and fellow veteran defensive lineman Jamie Meder were the two most notable players waived by Cleveland, which has overhauled its roster under general manager John Dorsey following a historic 0-16 season.
Browns coordinator Haley trying to mesh talent, toughness
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley awoke Wednesday and discovered his phone was overloaded with text messages.
Grandma sees red on foul blue streak by Browns player on HBO
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns defensive end Carl Nassib needs to work on more than his pass rushing skills in training camp.
3 and out: Bears make quick work of hapless Browns
Breaking down the Bears' 20-3 win Sunday to move the Cleveland Browns to within one game of a winless season.
Keenum keeps on avoiding sacks for streaking Vikings
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Case Keenum dropped back to pass for Minnesota in the first quarter against Cleveland. He faked a short throw to his right to running back Jerick McKinnon before stepping up in the pocket with hope for a bigger play.
Keenum kept moving forward with his receivers covered, trying to run for at least a short gain before Browns defensive end Carl Nassib corralled him for a 1-yard loss.
Injuries piling up for Browns after just 2 games
CLEVELAND (AP) — As they await tests on quarterback Josh McCown's battered left shoulder, the Browns are dealing with other major injuries.
Starting center Cam Erving sustained a bruised lung and promising rookie defensive end Carl Nassib broke his hand in Sunday's 25-20 loss to Baltimore.