Topic: Daily Dawg Chow: Browns news (8/7/18)

Cleveland Browns:“Baker Mayfield ‘will play quite a bit’ Thursday night” (Plain Dealer) - “Baker Mayfield fans will get their fix Thursday night against the Giants in New York. Coach Hue Jackson said the No. 1 overall pick ‘will play quite a bit’ in the preseason opener against the Giants.”“Report: Browns remain interested in Dez Bryant with ball in his court” (PFT) - “The Browns aren’t likely to get Odell Beckham in a trade [url=][/url] , much to Jarvis Landry‘s chagrin, but they do hope to get Josh Gordon back.”“Trade of Corey Coleman gives Antonio Callaway first crack at starting role” (WKNR) - “Passing the torch: Is young receiver Antonio Callaway simply shy or unflappable about the enormous responsibility just handed to him?”“Hue Jackson eager for Jarvis Landry to ‘make plays when everybody knows we are going to him’” (ABJ) - “The Browns will rely on three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry to be a go-to target, and they realize there’s no use trying to be secretive about it.”“Landry says friend Odell Beckham ‘definitely would be’ up to play for the Browns” (CBS) - “Odell Beckham Jr. has spent his offseason and summer stuck in a friendly contract standoff with the New York Giants, a team he’s under contract with for one more season.”NFL:“Lions activate DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee) from PUP list” ( - “The Lions activated defensive end Ezekiel Ansah from the active/physically unable to perform list and he will practice Monday, the team announced.”“Jets’ Teddy Bridgewater: Playing again ‘a wonderful feeling’” (ESPN) - “On Monday, Bowles adjusted the quarterback rotation in practice, giving McCown only 10 reps and letting Bridgewater and Darnold split the remainder.”“Patriots release Malcolm Mitchell in latest WR shuffle” (USA TODAY) - “The New England Patriots aren’t done restructuring their receiving corps. In the latest move to reshuffle its set of pass catchers, the team released Malcolm Mitchell on Monday.” Even if he doesn't play again for a while, Baker Mayfield has given Cleveland a glimpse.Mayfield threw for 138 yards in a dominant first half for the Browns, who wrapped up the preseason with a 35-17 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Mayfield completed a 41-yard pass to Devon Cajuste on the first play from scrimmage [url=][/url] , and the top overall pick in this year's draft looked sharp throughout his two quarters directing the offense.