Woodson: Mayfield to take advantage of Buccaneers' pass D (0:52)

Cavs 1st game reaction

The Next Level reacts to the Cavs first game and loss of the season. They give some positives and their outlook for the year.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns have scored six points in the first quarter this season, by far an NFL low. Initial plays are scripted and practiced, so in theory a team should run the initial plays efficiently. Todd Haley said the early struggles have been a major point of discussion among the coaching staff. "This week we need to do something to get the Browns going early," Haley said. "We can't sit around and wait for somebody else to do it."

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Todd Haley stressed that the way Baker Mayfield reacts to a bad loss to the Chargers is vital in his development.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cornerback E.J. Gaines is in concussion protocol. Gaines was starting because Terrance Mitchell broke a bone in his wrist. That's two corners out. Jameis Winston threw for 395 yards and four touchdowns last weekend.

Sexton drains his first two NBA buckets (0:27)

Windhorst: Cavs season preview

ESPN NBA analyst Brian Windhorst joins The Next Level to give his season preview for the Cavs, Kevin Love's potential and Collin Sexton.


Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Baker Mayfield talks about working with young receivers, then very succintly sums up the condition of his ankle, which he turned Sunday against the Chargers.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Center JC Tretter did not practice due to a sprained ankle. Coach Hue Jackson was optimistice that Tretter would be able to play Sunday, provided things go well during the week. If he can't, rookie Austin Corbett would get the start.

McShay understands Bosa's decision to leave OSU, focus on draft (0:33)

Nick Bosa leaves OSU

The Next Level reacts to Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa leaving the team to prepare for the NFL Draft.

Did Bosa make right decision to leave Ohio State? (1:24)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns signed receiver Da'Mari Scott and linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster off their practice squad. Scott is a 6-foot rookie from Fresno State who was with the Browns in training camp; he had eight preseason receptions. Rod Streater was placed on injured reserve; he fractured a bone in his neck in a freak collision on Sunday. The team waived/injured linebacker James Burgess Jr. (hamstring) and signed offensive lineman Jake Eldrenkamp and receiver Blake Jackson to the practice squad.