Found April 27, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
The Browns drafted a guy who had a reputation of eating quarterbacks in college. Barkevious Mingo comes to the Browns after a college career where he had a habit of getting to the quarterback. The team presented Mingo formally yesterday and head coach Rob Chudzinski handed him a jersey with the number 51 on it. A look back in Browns history, reminds me of another guy who came to the Cleveland Browns in 1981. He played for the Browns for 10 season and went by the nickname of “The Assassin.” Eddie Johnson wasn’t taken in the first round of the 1981 NFL draft, he was the 187th pick in the 7th round and he was one heck of a great football player. When ever I see the number 51 on a Browns player, it takes me back in history to when there was a guy on the field that liked to destroy the guy holding the football. They didn’t give Eddie Johnson the nickname the assassin for nothing. He was a hard-hitting linebacker that made things happen. Johnson died in 2003, after a 2 year battle with co...
2 Comments:
  • A-*******-MEN !... Eddie was one badass MoFo !, and a great and mellow dude off the field .I had a chance to meet him in 1985 ... " Top Shelf ".
  • Thats just what the Browns need a Mama's boy. Mama took care of him, now he is going to take care of his Mama. Good boy ke Ke. God gave you this ability and this opportunity!.. Go for it!... a good kid with a bad attitude when it comes to QB's. Finially a pass rusher, now the only ones that need to "look out" are BEN, JOE and ANDY!!! Great pick Cleveland now your talking! Go Ke Ke eat em up!!! GO BROWNS!!!!
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