Ben Tate rushed six times for 25 yards in the Browns' preseason opener.
The Akron Beacon-Journal has Ben Tate "penciled in" as the Browns' starting running back with camp on the horizon.
Browns.com's Vic Carucci considers Ben Tate "at least a slight favorite" for the team's starting tailback job, but expects third-round pick Terrance West to pose serious competition.
The Akron Beacon Journal describes new Browns OC Kyle Shanahan's offense as "predicated on being able to run effectively while mixing in the pass."
ESPN Cleveland's Tony Grossi believes Ben Tate would lose his starting job to rookie Terrance West "only through injury."
Browns RB Ben Tate said he does not see third-round pick Terrance West as a threat to his job.
Browns RB Ben Tate was "a little nicked up" during minicamp, but "took reps when he could."
The Browns are expected to field a conservative, run-based offense while Josh Gordon is suspended.
Ben Tate's two-year contract with the Browns contains $750,000 in per-game roster bonuses in each season.
ESPN Cleveland says the Browns' concerns about Ben Tate's durability led to a team-friendly two-year deal.
Browns agreed to terms with RB Ben Tate, formerly of the Texans, on a two-year contract worth up to $7 million.
Free agent Ben Tate will sign with Cleveland today if he passes his physical.
Free agent Ben Tate is in Cleveland on Thursday for his Browns visit.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Browns are hosting Ben Tate for a free agent visit.