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  1. Ryan Shazier aces first test with Steelers

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Ryan Shazier refers to it as a re-enactment and said it is something he often does at night. The rookie linebacker will play out a game in his head, not necessarily against an opponent, and that revelation following the Pittsburgh St...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  2. Browns Camp Report: Day 1

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio - A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Cleveland Browns training camp: Linebacker Barkevious Mingo was active and noticeable on several plays. On the first, he covered a tight end down the field and intercepted Connor Sh...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  3. Camp competition: Guard, inside linebacker

    Pat McManamon

    The final two positions where there will be serious competition for a starting role for the Cleveland Browns lie on each side of the ball. At guard, it appears Joel Bitonio is penciled in already as the starter on the left side. "We feel good a...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. Time to step up: Trent Richardson

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's no secret the pressure players such as quarterback Andrew Luck and linebacker Robert Mathis are under to be at their best every week for the Indianapolis Colts. But you don't have to wonder if those players will show up to play o...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. D'Qwell Jackson of Indianapolis Colts says former teammate Josh G...

    James Walker

    Indianapolis Colts linebacker and former Cleveland Browns team captain D'Qwell Jackson recalls multiple occasions when he tried to help troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  6. Josh Gordon continues disturbing pattern

    Pat McManamon

    Former Cleveland Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson might have said it best. Shortly after news broke that former teammate Josh Gordon had been arrested for DWI in Raleigh, North Carolina, early Saturday morning, Jackson posted the following on Twi...

    Blog | July 05, 2014
  7. How does Greg Little fit with Raiders?

    Paul Gutierrez

    Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie planned on drafting a wide receiver. Really, he did. And if Sammy Watkins, rather than linebacker Khalil Mack, had been there at No. 5, the game-changing pass-catcher would have probably been the choice...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  8. Projecting expectations for Jerry Attaochu

    Eric D. Williams

    I took a look back at the 2013 draft for edge-rushers to find a reasonable expectation for San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu in his first season. Among edge-rushers drafted in the first two rounds of that draft, BYU product E...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  9. Browns pick Christian Kirksey in 3rd

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- The pick: Christian Kirksey, OLB, Iowa My take: The Cleveland Browns must know something on this pick. Kirksey is listed as 233 pounds in many draft guides, which seems small for an outside linebacker in the NFL. He almost seems lik...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Eagles stuck to board, avoided temptations

    Andy Jasner

    PHILADELPHIA - Time will tell whether the Philadelphia Eagles made the right choice in selecting Louisville linebacker Marcus Smith with the No. 26 overall pick in the NFL draft. It's also natural to wonder if they passed on other quality players....

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  11. Is Derek Carr Raiders' target on Day 2?

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Minutes after selecting Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack with the fifth pick of the 2014 NFL draft, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was asked if he thought his quarterback of the future might still be available. Mi...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  12. Senior season boosts Marcus Smith

    Andy Jasner

    PHILADELPHIA -- Louisville linebacker Marcus Smith wasn't projected by many experts to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Even Smith knew why. "Maybe because of my junior film," Smith said on a conference call. Four sacks and 2...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. Eagles pick Marcus Smith in 1st

    Andy Jasner

    PHILADELPHIA -- The pick: Marcus Smith, LB, Louisville, No. 26 My take: Smith had a solid season for the Cardinals with 14.5 sacks while playing linebacker and on the defensive line. At 6-foot-3 and 251 pounds, Smith has good size and strength. Bu...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  14. Vikings pick Anthony Barr in 1st

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The pick: After trading down one spot with the Cleveland Browns for the second time in three years, the Minnesota Vikings filled one of their biggest holes on defense by selecting UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth ove...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  15. A mystery lurking around Browns draft

    Pat McManamon

    Khalil Mack remains a very large mystery when it comes to the Cleveland Browns' draft plans. Mack was the standout linebacker for the University at Buffalo whose draft stock in the eyes of NFL types has remained consistently high. Merrill Hoge ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  16. Where Ravens' 1996 first-round duo ranks

    Jamison Hensley

    When it comes to hitting on two picks in the first round, few teams can beat what the Baltimore Ravens did in their first draft. In 1996, the Ravens selected offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden with the No. 4 overall pick and took linebacker Ray Lewis at...

    Blog | April 10, 2014