Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/19/13
How's that for rookie confidence? Cleveland Browns defensive end Barkevious Mingo thinks the Browns defense is going places in 2013. "If everything is going well, I think this defense could be the best in the league," Mingo said Tuesday, via Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer. "We have a lot of players that can contribute and help this team win. We've got a lot of rushers," Mingo explained. "We've got corners on the back end. We've got D-linemen that can hold those blocks and get off and make plays. We've got linebackers that can come up and tackle the run and get back in coverage as well. So we have a lot of tools that we can use." Mingo attributes the confidence to their flamboyant defensive coordinator Ray Horton. "I think he has a very strange personality. But we like it. We love it,'' he said. "He’s an aggressive guy -- we like that -- and it shows in his play calling. He loves to blitz. He loves to get after people, and we like that. I definitely love to play for a guy that’s going forward instead of waiting for them to come at you.”
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