Browns beat writer Scott Petrak joined the Sam and Brad Show Monday to talk about the latest news involving the Browns' Josh Gordon not being available for training camp starting on Thursday.

The NFL says he  is not suspended, but there is some uncertainty as to when he will report. 

 

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 16:32

Scott Petrak Wraps Up Browns' OTA's

Scott Petrak, Browns beat writer wrapped up Browns OTA's with Sam and Brad Tuesday.

 

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Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle Telegram and BrownsZone.com to talk Browns on the field as well as off, with the players kneeling in prayer before the Giants game.

 

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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 18:14

AUDIO Petrak: Browns Ready For Saints

Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke about the Browns and the Saints getting ready for preseason game #1 at FirstEnergy Stadium Thursday.

 

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Browns beat writer Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the signing of tight end David Njoku and the young receivers with the Browns.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk about the upcoming rookie minicamp for the Cleveland Browns rookies and he says it'll be good for the coaches to see these guys up close and on the field.

The minicamp will be held in Berea May 12-14. 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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Browns beat writer Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke with Sam Bourquin and Jay Brophy as they discussed the Browns' first round of the draft on Thursday night.

The Browns selected Myles Garrett with the first overall pick, as well as Michigan's  Jabrill Peppers with the 25th overall pick and David Njoku out of the University of Miami 29th overall.

 

 For the full interview click below.

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Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram offered his insight on the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday regarding the Browns' quarterback search.

 

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Thursday, 29 September 2016 18:53

AUDIO Josh Gordon Going To Rehab

The saga of embattled Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has continued as he has decided to enter an in-patient rehab facility.

Brad expressed his frustration and disappointment with Gordon.

Gordon was slated to come back after his most recent suspension, and through a statement released by Gordon himself, he said he needed to step away from the game "to gain full control of his life"

Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke with Brad about Gordon and his latest misstep.

 

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Wednesday, 21 September 2016 21:37

AUDIO Scott Petrak Talking Browns

The Cleveland Browns are facing a plethora of obstacles both on and off the field.

Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram spoke with Sam Bourquin on Wednesday to talk about what's been going on with the team.

 

 

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:38

AUDIO Petrak: Browns Ready For Eagles

The NFL season will start off with a pair of #2 overall draft selections hitting the gridiron on Sunday in the City of Brotherly Love as the Eagles prepare to face the Cleveland Browns.

Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Brad Russell Show to talk about the matchup, Hue Jackson's debut as the Browns' coach, and what to expect from Robert Griffin III.

 

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Monday, 25 April 2016 17:31

AUDIO Browns Looking Ahead Towards Draft

The Cleveland Browns are just four short days away from selecting #8 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, and while many people think they will trade down, it is also possible the Browns will stay at that spot and pick a quality player there.

Scott Petrak, who covers the Browns for the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about where Cleveland may go with their Top 10 selection, and what's going on in the minds of the brain trust as we get closer and closer to Draft Day in Chicago.

"If I had to bet, I'd say they'd stick at 8," Petrak said. "That's because there's so many moving pieces, you have to find the right trading partner, the right guy has to be there at 8 for somebody to want to move up, but I really think that trading down is obviously a pretty good option."

 

  The Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles swapped the #2 and the #8 overall picks in the first round last week. The Browns have 12 picks in 2016. 

 

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With NFL Free Agency just hours away, the Browns are having to make some decisions as far as keeping some key players and adding new ones to the roster, in hopes of a solid and significant turn-around. 

Scott Petrak, who covers the Browns for the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Average Sports Show to talk about free agency and some of the key names being thrown out either for the Browns, or for other teams.

When it comes to current Browns center Alex Mack, Petrak says that he wouldn't rule out a return to the Browns, despite opting out of his contract.

"I think he's willing to stay, he likes it here," Petrak said. "Having said that he did opt out, he turned down the 24 million left on his contract, he's looking for a raise, and he's going to hit the market."

 

 When it comes to wide receiver Travis Benjamin and defensive back Tashaun Gipson, Petrak offered his take on whether or not either one of those gentlemen would come back to Cleveland, but he's pretty confident Benjamin will return.

 "He was valuable for the Browns last year as a receiver and a returner, he stayed healthy all season and despite his frail frame, he stayed healthy, so I was impressed with him."

 

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Tuesday, 02 February 2016 18:12

AUDIO Scott Petrak Discusses Manziel Situation

After just two years with the organization, it appears as though the Cleveland Browns will part ways with Johnny Manziel after his latest incident in Dallas.

Scott Petrak, who covers the Browns for the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the 

"If you expect a guy to be your franchise quarterback, you (as a player) have to be 100 percent committed to the job, and Johnny obviously wasn't, and it took a lot of incidents for that to get into the Browns' heads," Petrak said.

Speculation around the league has the Browns cutting Manziel when the new season starts in March.

 

Owner Jimmy Haslam said it's disappointing any time a first-round pick doesn't pan out, but Scott says it's a little deeper than that.

"A lot of people had given up on him (in the organization), but Jimmy stood by him, liked him, and wanted to give him as many chances as he could."

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016 22:13

AUDIO Scott Petrak Talking Hue Jackson Hire

The Browns have made Hue Jackson their new head coach, and now it's time to hit the ground running.

Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the Browns' new head man and what he plans to do in order for the team to be competitive in the NFL.

Petrak says one of the things he wants to establish early is who the next General Manager is going to be.  The next move is to establish who will quarterback the team.

"The question is if not Johnny (Manziel) then who?" Petrak asks. "You have to establish that position with who you want to draft."

 Jackson comes from Cincinnati as the offensive coordinator for the Bengals.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2015 19:23

AUDIO Scott Petrak Talking Manziel, Browns

The Cleveland Browns have had their struggles as of late. One particular Brown has been under fire as of late...again.
 
Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about the latest incident involving Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel.
 
Petrak says his thought on the Manziel story is that discipline is still possible after the alleged incident involving his girlfriend. Speculation is out there that Manziel will either be traded or released in the near future.
 
"The Browns are going to follow the league's lead on this situation, and we'll see what happens after that," Petrak said.
 
 
The Browns will travel to St. Louis to take on the Rams this Sunday.

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