Joel Bitonio at the Special Olympics Play 60 Football Festival
Follow Joel Bitonio, as he attends the annual Cleveland Browns Play 60 Football Festival to support Special Olympics! Hundreds of athletes and coaches from the CMSD Special Olympics program were on hand at the Browns Training Facility for a day of Play 60 activities.
Browns alumnus Reggie Hodges leads 2019 High School Showcase
The Cleveland Browns hosted the 2019 High School Showcase in the team’s field house on Saturday. During the event, freshmen, sophomores and juniors will have the opportunity to compete in front of talent evaluators from local colleges and universities.
A look back at the 10 Days of Giving
Take a look back at some of the best moments from the 2018 10 Days of Giving.
Drew Stanton & Browns take kids on shopping spree at Target
Drew Stanton hosted kids from the Cleveland area to a Passing Along the Joy shopping spree at Target for the holiday season. Drew was joined by teammates Baker Mayfield, Tyrod Taylor, David Njoku, Breshad Perriman and Earl Watford to spend the evening with kids and assist them on their shopping spree.
Joel Bitonio hosts annual Shop with a Pro event
Offensive lineman Joel Bitonio hosted 30 children from City of Cleveland Recreation Centers to “Shop with a Pro” at DICK’S Sporting Goods as part of the Browns’ continued effort to give back throughout the holiday season.
Baker Mayfield helps raise more than $100,000 for Providence House
As part of Browns Give Back, the Browns hosted the 23rd Annual Deck the House Benefit Auction for the Providence House. With the help of Baker Mayfield, the event helped raise over $250,000. Terrence Mitchel was also awarded this year's Ed Block Courage Award for his ability to battle back from injury, while still giving back to his community.
Browns donate $75,000 to Towards Employment
During a visit to Bloom Bakery, Browns players presented Towards Employment $75,000 as part of their commitment to social unity and equality initiatives. The grant is comprised of personal donations made by Browns players, as well as contributions from the team through the NFL’s matching club grant program focused on supporting social justice causes.
2018 Marion Motley Scholarship recipients recognized at First Energy Stadium | Browns Give Back
Kaylon Cowan-Ross and Omowonuola Obasa were recognized as the 2018 Marion Motley Scholarship recipients. Kaylon and Omowonuola were recognized in an on-field check presentation with Browns alumni Dick Ambrose, and served as the honorary Coin Toss Captains for the game.
Players Volunteer for Titan Pride School Uniform Program
The Cleveland Browns Foundation and Lorain City School District officially launched the “Titan Pride Uniform” program at Toni Morrison Elementary School on Tuesday. During the visit, the Browns presented a grant check to the district and distributed packages to students in support of the uniform program’s mission to enhance students’ school attendance.
Browns reward class with good school attendance
As a part of Browns Give Back, Browns players visited a third grade class on Clark Elementary and rewarded them for their good school attendance and emphasized the importance of attending school as much as possible throughout the year for a thorough education.
Browns Players Wear Custom Cleats for Charity
Baker Mayfield, David Njoku, Myles Garrett and more Cleveland Browns have specially crafted cleats for this year's My Cause, My Cleats.
Browns lend a helping hand at Greater Cleveland Food Bank
As a part of Browns Give Back, Browns staff, alumni and players spent Tuesday afternoon at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to help sort, prepare and package meals for those in need around the holiday season.
Browns assemble care packages for military members
Leading into Veterans Day, the Browns supported the USO of Northern Ohio and military who serve our country by assembling a combination of nearly 600 care package and deployment bags to be distributed through the USO.
Browns visit UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospitals for special Halloween Visit
Jarvis Landry, Myles Garrett and other Browns Players visited UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospitals for a special Halloween Visit! Festive activities took place along with room visits by players to brighten the days of kids who may not be able to leave.
Browns participate in Neighborhood Equality and UNITY Summit
As an extension of the UNITY platform, Browns players were invited to join teenagers from local rec centers in addition to Safety Forces for round table discussions. The groups came together for the third time to have conversations with the Cleveland students.
Browns deliver special teams packages to students
The Browns visited Case Elementary school in Cleveland to deliver special teams packages; which included clothes, school supplies and a gift card to purchase shoes of their choice. Greg Joseph, Damion Ratley and Howard Wilson also spent the afternoon in the classroom with the kids and participated in a Halloween activity.
Browns host Mason Bloom with Make-A-Wish Foundation
As part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Browns hosted 19 year old Mason Bloom. Mason visited the Browns practice facility where he watched film with John Dorsey, addressed the team and met players and coaches.
HSGOTW: Archbishop Hoban defeats Padua Franciscan
Week 08 High School Game of the Week. Archbishop Hoban wins on the road at Padua Franciscan 63-8
Browns visit Cudell Recreation Center for Junior Browns flag football
Browns players, first responders and flag football players came together at the Cudell Recreation Center for a Junior Browns flag football showdown.
Strongsville Mustangs Beat Medina Bees
Despite a close game, the Strongsville Mustangs ran away with a 31-17 victory over the Medina Bees for homecoming weekend.
Browns visit University Hospitals cancer patients
The Browns visited University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center patients during its weekly First and Ten Tuesday visits. Browns players interacted with and presented gifts to the patients to show their support and brighten spirits.
Josh Cribbs rewards students with perfect attendance
Josh Cribbs visited Louisa May Alcott Elementary School to giveaway bikes to students with perfect or improved attendance within this school year. The Cleveland Browns partnered with Get 2 School You Can Make It to emphasize on the importance of attending school each and every day for higher chances of academic success.
Browns host 20th annual Taste of the Browns event
The Browns hosted the 20th anniversary of Taste of the Browns to benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Guests had the opportunity to mix and mingle with Cleveland Browns celebrities as they sampled dishes from our area’s most exciting restaurants.
HSGOTW: Nordonia Knights beat Hudson Explorers 33-20
The Nordonia Knights had celebrated Homecoming by beating the Hudson Explorers 33 - 20. Nordonia's Robby Levak won player of the week complete 18 of 31 passes, throwing for 178 yards and 1 touchdown.
Cleveland Browns to host NFL FLAG Regional Tournament
The Cleveland Browns will host an NFL FLAG Regional Tournament at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Youth Sports Complex on October 20.
HSGOTW: Lorain Titans beat St. Joes Football North 50-6
In the fourth edition of Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week the Lorain Titans took on St. Joes Football North from Canada and three browns players Josh Gordon, TJ Carrie and James Burgess were in attendance.
Duke Johnson visits Grindstone Elementary to PLAY 60
The Browns hosted a PLAY 60 youth football session with Grindstone Elementary school fourth grade students during their recess. Duke Johnson coached and interacted with students in flag football drills, while the team also provided the school with official NFL flag football equipment to use throughout the school year.
HSGOTW: Stongsville defeats Central Catholic 26-14
In the third installment of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week Strongsville took on Central Catholic. The Mustangs beat the Crusaders 26-14.
Dropping back for a quarterback: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Offensive Coordinator Nick Restifo of St. Ignatius High School discusses the proper way for a quarterback to drop back after taking the snap.
5 point ball security: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Head Coach Christopher Hubbard of John F. Kennedy High School discusses the importance of ball security and the proper way for a player to hold onto the football to prevent turnovers.
Simple tools to make your linemen stronger: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Offensive line coach Brian Taylor of Strongsville High School gives a few simple tips and tricks to make offensive linemen stronger at the point of contact.
Keeping quarterbacks' eyes downfield: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Head Coach Rick Adams of Independence High School teaches a few drills that will help a quarterback learn to keep their eyes downfield looking for receivers. Then coach teaches how to read a linebacker's hips to determine the correct route to run.
Backpedaling and transitions as a defensive back: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Head Coach Robert Andrews of James Ford Rhodes High School teaches the correct defensive back stance pre-play and how to transition the body around while in coverage.
3-step receiving routes: PlayFootball Tip of the Week
Head Coach Ed Egan of Coventry High School discusses the correct stance for receivers on 3-step routes. Coach also talks about different drills anyone can use to improve their route running and catching abilities.
HSGOTW: Avon Lake beats Elyria 42-15
In the first edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week Avon Lake beat Elyria 42-14.
Cleveland Browns partner with The Up Side of Downs
The Cleveland Browns Guest Services team has partnered with The Up Side of Downs to employ two team members.
Browns invite kids to training camp to do drills with players
In association with Hard Knocks, players spent time before training camp practice to do drills with kids on the practice fields. Tyrod Taylor led the kids through warm up drills followed by players leading football specific drills and encouraging them to have fun.
Browns host Gatorade Junior Training Camp
The Cleveland Browns Gatorade Junior Training Camp is designed for middle school students, ages 12-14. The camp focused on football fundamentals, skills and personal development.
Adapted Football: Friday Night Lights
Adapted Football League athletes got the opportunity to play under the lights at the Lou Groza Field. The event also allowed families and volunteers to celebrate the athletes’ hard work and showcase their confidence, teamwork and football skills they developed throughout the season.
Browns and alumni host Legends Clinics
The Cleveland Browns and its alumni hosted 5 Legends Clinics at recently renovated fields around the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, presented by Medical Mutual.
Jarvis Landry hosts first football camp in Cleveland
Jarvis Landry held his first football camp in Cleveland in which he taught kids how to run routes, worked with them on footwork and enforced the spirit of healthy competition among the kids.
Browns First and Ten Blood Drive 2018
The Browns First and Ten Blood Drive is coming up this summer on Saturday, July 28.
Browns Rookie Class surprises Youth Football Camp attendees
The 2018 Rookie Class surprised the kids participating in the Browns Youth Football Camp at Lou Groza Field.
Browns players and staff take part in Second Annual Browns Give Back Summer Volunteer Blitz
The Cleveland Browns hosted their Second Annual Browns Give Back Summer Volunteer Blitz. Throughout the day, Browns executives, staff and players committed time from their daily schedules to volunteer for the benefit of Northeast Ohio, focusing on the team’s commitment to education and youth football while engaging the community through its signature First and Ten volunteering movement.
Hue Jackson fulfills Lake Erie jump promise
Head Coach Hue Jackson, accompanied by Cleveland Brown staff members, plunged into Lake Erie to fulfill the promise he made at the end of the 2016 season. For every staff member who jumped into the lake with him, Jackson donated $100 toward the Hue Jackson Foundation, which combats human trafficking across Northeast Ohio. The Haslam family matched the funds, totaling to $30,000 raised.
Cleveland Browns Foundation hosts 19th Annual Golf Tournament
Browns coaches, players, alumni and staff attended the 19th Annual Golf outing to raise money and awareness to benefit education in Northeast Ohio, the mission of the Cleveland Browns Foundation.
Toledo community comes together as Browns and NFL provide a new turf field
The Cleveland Browns and National Football League worked together to donate $250,000 towards a new turf field. The community gathered around the football field at Roy C. Start High School in Toledo for a groundbreaking ceremony.
Jarvis Landry surprises Warren G. Harding with new Xenith Helmets
Jarvis Landry took a trip to Warren G. Harding high school to surprise the football team with band new Xenith Helmets. The Helmets Program is able to donate $66k worth of helmets to Ohio Schools throughout the year in collaboration with the Cleveland Browns, Ohio Lottery, University Hospitals and Xenith.
Browns host Social Justice Summit attended by Jim Brown, Christian Kirksey, Jamie Collins
The Cleveland Browns hosted a Social Justice Summit and invited Cleveland community leaders and players to discuss ways to positively affect social change in the region. The Summit was attended by Jim Brown, Christian Kirksey, Jamie Collins, Seth DeValve, Briean Boddy-Calhoun, state Senator John Eklund, Cleveland Chief of Police Calvin Williams, among others.
Browns host students to discuss social justice and neighborhood equality
The Cleveland Brows hosted their second equality summit in collaboration with the Cleveland Police Department in which students were invited to continue the conversation about social justice and neighborhood equality and unity.
Browns visit Glenville Early Learning Center
As part of First and Ten Tuesday, the Browns visited with students at the Glenville Early Learning Center to support the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program supported by the Browns Foundation and the 2000 Days pledge.
Browns host students for career day with Briean Boddy-Calhoun
Students from Ginn Academy received a tour of the Browns training facility, met staff members from multiple departments for a career day and participated in a mock interview with defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun.
Jarvis Landry attends first community event as a Cleveland Brown
Cleveland Brown wide receiver Jarvis Landry attended and spoke at the groundbreaking of Lorain High School's George Daniel Field. As part of Browns Give Back, Dee and Jimmy Haslam have extended their pledge to donate a sixth field to a local high school.
Special Agent Hall solves mystery
With the collaboration of the Cleveland Browns, Special Wish, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Cleveland FBI, Special Agent Hall pieced together enough clues to solve the mystery behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's stolen guitar.
Browns host 2018 High School Showcase
As part of the team’s commitment to youth and high school football through Browns Give Back, the Cleveland Browns 2018 High School Showcase was hosted at the team’s field house on Saturday, when local freshmen, sophomores and juniors had the opportunity to compete in front of talent evaluators from local colleges and universities.
Browns host annual Police Chiefs Luncheon at First Energy Stadium
General Manager John Dorsey and Pro Bowl Linebacker Joe Schobert attended the annual Police Chiefs Luncheon held at First Energy Stadium to speak with local police chiefs.
Students learn about germs and the importance of getting to school
Cleveland students at Nathan Hale learn about the importance of staying healthy so they can get to school.
Cleveland Browns Rookie Tackle League
Fifteen teams in the Cleveland area participated in the Rookie Tackle League's pilot program in 2017 ahead of the nationwide launch in 2018.
2017 Browns Community Recap
Take a look back at some of the best moments from Browns community events in 2017!
Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee: Randall Telfer
Cleveland Browns tight end Randall Telfer shares his motivation to serve the community and what the Browns need to do to avoid going winless this season.
Joe Thomas hosts annual "Shop with a Pro"
Joe Thomas hosted 30 children from City of Cleveland recreation centers to “Shop with a Pro” at DICK’S Sporting Goods on Tuesday as part of a continued effort to lift spirits throughout the holiday season. Thomas, who was joined by his teammates to #give10 through the Browns Give Back First and Ten volunteering campaign, helped the kids purchase holiday presents, with each child receiving $200 to spend on themselves, family and friends. Each child also receive a new pair of shoes.
Browns surprise two students with Marion Motley Scholarship
In partnership with College Now Greater Cleveland, Browns Give Back offers a scholarship every year to two Greater Cleveland high school students in honor of former Cleveland Browns fullback Marion Motley.
Andrew Hawkins surprises 200 kids with gifts
On Day 8 of the Browns’ 10 Days of Giving, Browns alumnus WR Andrew Hawkins surprised 200 kids and teachers from Breakthrough Schools’ EPrep & Village Prep Willard with a special holiday experience and gifts through his personal generosity during Hawkins Christmas Takeover x4 at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Browns participate in Deck the House
The Browns partnered with Providence House to participate in this year's Deck the House event at FirstEnergy Stadium as part of the Browns 10 Days of Giving. Kevin Zeitler was also recognized as the Browns 2017 Ed Block Courage Award winner at the event.
Browns surprise YYFFA with 2018 Pro Bowl trip
The Browns hosted athletes and coaches from the Youngstown Youth Flag Football Association (YYFFA) with Danny Shelton announcing that YYFFA will be the Cleveland Browns representative at the 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando, FL.
Cleveland students are surprised by what is inside the Special Teams Package
Cleveland Browns Christian Kirksey and Marcus Martin visited George Washington Carver School to visit a second grade class and give them some Special Teams Packages put together by Shoes and Clothes for Kids and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
My Cause My Cleats: Spencer Drango
Spencer Drango was a fifth-grader when he discovered he was dyslexic. The second-year offensive lineman will shine on a light on the Dyslexia Foundation, painting the learning disorder as a metaphor in overcoming obstacles throughout life.
My Cause My Cleats: Randall Telfer
Tight end Randall Telfer chose to support Boo2Bullying, which hopes to eradicate bullying, intolerance and discrimination while promoting education and diversity. “It’s a big issue, something that’s being overlooked. There’s a lot of kids hurting themselves because of low self-esteem, low-confidence due to bullying and it’s something that, me personally, I've seen firsthand when I was growing up,” Telfer said.
HSGOTW: Tri-Valley beats St. Vincent-St. Mary 24-6
In the Fourth, playoff edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Tri-Valley took on St. Vincent- St. Mary at Perry Stadium in the D-III Semi-Finals. The Scottie Dogs beat the Irish, 24-6.
Browns volunteer at Greater Cleveland Food Bank
On Tuesday, Browns players, alumni and staff, as well as the Browns Women Organization, joined the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to prepare Thanksgiving meals and package food items to be sent to local shelters, food pantries and food sites throughout Northeast Ohio.
HSGOTW: Kirtland beats Rootstown 17-7
In the Second, playoff edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Rootstown took on Kirtland at Stewart Field in the Division VI Regional Finals. The Hornets beat the Rovers, 17-7.
Browns celebrate Mentor Ridge Middle School
The Browns congratulated and celebrated with students from Mentor Ridge Middle School, who earned the distinction as the top class from the Browns PLAY 60 Challenge this fall. Mentor Ridge Middle School student and faculty members joined Browns players during a special tour of the team’s facility and an exclusive Browns PLAY 60 session in the team’s fieldhouse.
HSGOTW: Bay defeats Padua Franciscan 21-7
In the Second, playoff edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Bay took on Padua Franciscan at North Royalton Stadium. The Rockets beat the Bruins, 21-7
Browns assemble care packages with USO of Northern Ohio
Members of the Browns and USO of Northern Ohio, a community partner of the First and Ten volunteering movement, joined to assemble care packages and deployment bags to be sent to troops stationed overseas to express appreciation for their dedication to the country.
HSGOTW: Mentor defeats Stow-Munroe Falls 49-17
In the First, playoff edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Mentor took on Stow-Munroe Falls at Home. The Cardinals trounce the Bulldogs, 49-17
HSGOTW: Holy Name defeats Parma 41-12
In the Final Edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Holy Name took on Parma at Byers Field. The Green Wave defeated the Redmen, 41-12
Browns participate in Unity Roundtable
Browns players joined police officers and high school students in a roundtable, forum style event at Cleveland State University as a part of First and Ten Tuesday to provide the opportunity for conversations and dialog on the topic of unity, neighborhoods and the community.
HSGOTW: Kirtland defeats Cuyahoga Heights 42-34
In the Ninth Edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Cuyahoga Heights took on Kirtland at home. The Hornets survived the Redskins, 42-34.
Browns Visit Glenville Early Learning Center
As part of Browns Give Back’s commitment to education and youth development through the Cleveland Browns Foundation, Browns players and staff visited The Centers for Families and Children Glenville Early Learning Center in support of the 2,000 Days Pledge and Cuyahoga County’s Invest in Children Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program.
Browns sponsors New Philadelphia High School's new Sparkle Effect Cheer Squad
The Sparkle Effect is a national non-profit that creates and supports school-based cheerleading teams across the United States that include and empower students with and without disabilities. Through the Cleveland Browns Foundation, Browns Give Back has partnered with Northeast Ohio Schools to support Sparkle Effect teams in Northeast Ohio.