Author Archives: By TOM WITHERS - AP Sports Writer

Deshaun Watson trade closed, defending Brown’s decision to add QB | football

By TOM WITHERS – AP Sportswriter Deshaun Watson’s complicated past didn’t stop the Cleveland Browns from betting on the quarterback’s future. He’s into Cleveland’s roster and that’s the only certainty about the talented but controversial QB at this point. Watson’s stunning trade with the Browns became official on Sunday, capping a whirlwind couple of days… Read More »

AP source: Browns make pitch to QB Watson, Mayfield reacts | football

By TOM WITHERS – AP Sportswriter CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have made a selling point for Deshaun Watson, who is allowed to choose where to play next despite ongoing legal entanglements. A contingent from Cleveland met with the controversial quarterback in Houston on Tuesday, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated… Read More »

AP Source: Browns land WR Cooper in Cowboys trade | football

By TOM WITHERS – AP Sportswriter CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns weren’t willing to wait for the free hand or the NFL draft to get their No. 1 wide receiver. Cleveland general manager Andrew Berry on Saturday fulfilled his club’s biggest need by agreeing to acquire Amari Cooper in a deal with the Dallas Cowboys,… Read More »