BEREA, Ohio The Browns have longed for a dominant pass rusher from the defensive end position for over a decade.
They hope theyve found one in Jabaal Sheard.
The second-year defensive end from Pitt accounted for 8 sacks as a rookie, but he thinks he left more on the field. The last time the Browns had a defensive end account for at least 8 sacks was when Keith McKenzie had the same number back in 2000.
There were probably some sacks I couldve had if I finish the play, Sheard said. Its something I definitely want to be great at. I definitely want to be the best at my position, thats what I work for.
I dont know yet where I standthere are some elite guys out there, he said. But I hope one day I can be one of those guys.
Sheard (6-2, 255) had 55 tackles as a rookie with five forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two passes broken up. Sheard was named to the Pro Football WeeklyProfessional Football Writers Association (PFWPFWA) All-Rookie team. He finished second in the AFC among rookie...