Posts Tagged ‘Tom Heckert’

Browns GM: Team unanimous on first pick in NFL draft

Browns general manager Tom Heckert said Thursday the team is unanimous on the player they’ll select with the No. 4 overall pick in next week’s NFL draft, according to the Associated Press.

Dizzying interview schedule gives media a workout

Part of the peril of covering the NFL Scouting Combine is having to choose which person to interview in a room with three podiums, eight tables and over 700 reporters.

A look ahead at Day 3

And on the third day, players take the field at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Holmgren will consider taking QB in first round

Browns president Mike Holmgren might not be done spinning the QB carousel. Holmgren told reporters Monday that he’ll consider drafting a QB with the team’s No. 7 overall pick and would also consider trading up for one.

Browns release QB Anderson

The first domino has fallen in the Browns’ search for a starting quarterback. The team announced Tuesday that they have terminated Derek Anderson‘s contract.

Browns sign LB Fujita, OL Pashos to multiyear deals

The Browns signed LB Scott Fujita and OL Tony Pashos to multiyear contracts as unrestricted free agents, the team announced Sunday.

Roundup: Browns may be in the quarterback market

The revolving door leading to the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback position may just continue spinning. The Cleveland Plain-Dealer, according a league source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Browns are in trade talks with more than one team regarding a quarterback.

From Hillsdale College to combine star

Two years ago, it was Pierre Garcon out of Division III Mount Union College. Last year, it was Johnny Knox out of D-II Abilene Christian. This year, could Jared Veldheer from D-II Hillsdale College be the next small-school standout to turn a sensational NFL Scouting Combine performance into a promising career?

Holmgren says QB decision has been open process

Browns president Mike Holmgren said Thursday he’ll be heavily involved in the direction the franchise takes at the quarterback position.

Cribbs’ agent has ‘positive exchanges’ with Browns

One of the agents for Browns Pro Bowl receiver-returner Joshua Cribbs said he’s having ‘positive exchanges’ with the Browns about a new contract for his client. Still, there’s no timetable for a new deal.

Roseman named new GM of Eagles

Howie Roseman has been named the new general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Holmgren explains decision to retain Mangini

While the Browns’ four-game winning streak to close out the season certainly didn’t hurt Eric Mangini‘s cause, Mike Holmgren said in an interview with Pat Kirwan and Tim Ryan on the Sirius radio show Moving the Chains that his decision to retain Mangini went far beyond just that small sample of games.

Schneider, Ross still will interview with Seahawks

Packers director of football operations John Schneider and Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross are still scheduled to interview for the Seattle Seahawks’ general manager vacancy next week.

Heckert likely to be named Browns’ new GM

Tom Heckert is likely to be named the Cleveland Browns’ new general manager, league sources have told NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi.

DeCosta pulls out of running for Seattle GM job

In addition to firing head coach Jim Mora today, the seahawks continue to look for a new general manager. One name that has been taken off that list is Eric DeCosta.

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