Rookies Hughes, Winn contribute to Browns defense

Associated Press  |  Last updated August 20, 2012
For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Browns have two rookies making an impact on their defensive line. First-round picks Trent Richardson at running back and Brandon Weeden at quarterback got the draft-day attention. Linemen John Hughes and Billy Winn hope to show that later-round selections can make a difference, too. Both said after practice Monday that they are trying to bolster Cleveland's defense the way Phil Taylor and Jabaal Sheard did a year ago. With Taylor out until at least midseason, the opportunity is there. Hughes, a third-round pick, has the early edge. Winn, a sixth-rounder, is learning fast and also playing well.
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