The Browns officially kick off their first training camp under Rob Chudzinski and staff on Thursday July 25. We will break down each position in the weeks leading up to the start of camp with the players currently on the roster. We will now take a look at the linebackers.
The Browns biggest makeover on the defensive side of the ball was at linebacker. The Browns are switching from the 4-3 to the 3-4 where the primary pass rush comes from the outside linebackers. Out are Chris Gocong, Scott Fujita and Kaluka Maiava. Meanwhile, in are Paul Kruger, Quentin Groves, Jabaal Sheard and Barkevious Mingo. Most likely, three of the four starting linebackers will be new to the position as starters for the Browns this season.
The Browns made a concerted effort to upgrade their pass rush and made major strides in that areaat least on paper.
Linebackers: DQwell Jackson, Paul Kruger, Quentin Groves, Jabaal Sheard, Craig Robertson, James-Michael Johnson, Adrian Moten, L.J. Fort, Tank Carder, Barkev...