Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 12/21/11
BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns have been looking for a dominating pass rusher for a long time and they might have found one in rookie Jabaal Sheard. The second-round draft choice from Pitt leads the team with 7.5 sacks and seems to be playing better as the season goes along. He has five sacks in the last five games. Sheard is second among AFC rookies to the Broncos' Von Miller, who has 11.5. Sheard's sack total is the most by a Browns rookie since Michael Dean Perry had six in 1988. Kamerion Wimbley holds the record for most by a Browns rookie when he had 11 in 2006. "Jabaal's an outstanding player in almost every aspect of the game and I only think he will get better," defensive coordinator Dick Jauron said. "He likes to compete and he recognizes things quickly and reacts to things quickly. In general, he plays the run very well and rushes the passes well." Sheard had two sacks last week against the Cardinals and in the previous game with the Ravens, Sheard had nine tackles, includin...
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