Browns coach Eric Mangini met with reporters Thursday morning. Here is a transcript from the press conference:
- Mangini said defensive back Mike Adams, defensive lineman Shaun Rogers and linebackers Marcus Benard and Eric Barton will return to practice today.
- Wide receiver Josh Cribbs, cornerback Sheldon Brown, defensive end Kenyon Coleman and offensive linemen Eric Steinbach and Floyd Womack won't practice today, Mangini said.
- Mangini said he's optimistic all the players who will miss action today will practice Friday.
- Mangini said he expects Jake Delhomme to be the team's No. 3 quarterback this week.