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AHTYBA RUBIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

No Marquess of Queensberry rules at the Cleveland Browns practice field

A few fists flew at Browns practice Tuesday, a day the defense dominated http://t.co/luCSkfUy8M — Zac Jackson (@FSOhioZJackson) July 30, 2014   Today at camp there were some fists thrown and a couple not so child-like dog piles that fortunately did’t end in injury. Things were really getting heated all day but it exploded when Ben Tate chucked a ball at Ahtyba Rubin’s face...
Via cover32 - Browns
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Needs – DE: a better pass-rush in Cleveland is one of many needs

The defensive end position for the Cleveland Browns can best be described as solid, and on a team that finished 4-12, solid is pretty good. Though the duo of Ahtyba Rubin and John Hughes weren’t electrifying last year by any stretch, their presence does allow the Browns to look to sure up other areas of their roster this offseason. Without a doubt, the strength of the Browns front...
Via cover32 - Browns
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Browns have a lot of money, so why not just spend it all?

Even before we can get into what the Cleveland Browns should do with their numerous draft picks, we’ll start to get some clues about their goals this season by what they do with free agency. We’ve learned quite a bit already as the Browns made the decision to cut D’Qwell Jackson last week. The agent for Ahtyba Rubin indicated to the press that the Browns and their giant defensive...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns DE Ahtyba Rubin Could Also Be On The Outs In Cleveland

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Browns DE Ahtyba Rubin could “find himself in a salary squeeze” in the coming weeks. Cleveland’s new front office asked veteran ILB D’Qwell Jackson to take a pay cut to be back next season, but the two sides ultimately elected to part ways. Rubin, 27, is entering the final season of his four-year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns may release Rubin next

With a new regime come changes and another defensive starter may be swept up in those for the Browns. Defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin will "likely" be a goner if he doesn't restructure his contract this offseason, Pro Football Talk reports. The 28-year-old, who was drafted by the Browns in 2008, started 14 games at defensive end in 2013 and is going into the final season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Browns gearing to release Ahtyba Rubin?

Just days after the Cleveland Browns released their team captain and leader in tackles in D’Qwell Jackson, reports are circulating that they may do the same with 27-year-old Ahtyba Rubin. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk suggests that, with Rubin entering the final year of a four-year, $27.6 million contract, the defensive lineman’s  $8.175 million cap number may be a bit...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns DE Rubin to miss opener with calf injury

Browns starting defensive end Ahtyba Rubin will miss the season opener against Miami with a calf injury. The underrated Rubin, one of Cleveland's top linemen the past five seasons, hurt his calf in practice earlier this week. With Rubin out, second-year end Billy Winn will start at left end against the Dolphins. The Browns have depth on their defensive line, so the loss of Rubin...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns Could Trade DE Jabaal Sheard or DL Ahtyba Rubin?

Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland believes the Browns could be open to trading either DE/OLB Jabaal Sheard or DL Ahtyba Rubin.  Grossi points out that both players still have market value and believes Sheard could fetch a second-round pick for the Browns. Grossi adds that he wouldn’t rule out the Browns taking an outside linebacker at No. 6 overall. With the Browns implementing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 14, 2013  |  1 Comment

NFL Injury News: Ahtyba Rubin out for Sunday’s game against Chargers

The Cleveland Browns might someday dominate the defensive line when they get Ahtyba Rubin and Phil Taylor back. That won’t be the case this Sunday. The Browns injury report as of Friday says that Rubin, Dimitri Patterson and (of course) Scott Fujita are out. Mohamed Massaquoi, Trent Richardson and Tashaun Gipson are questionable. The probables are Montario Hardesty, John Hughes...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rubin is rock-solid on Browns' defensive line

BEREA Ahtyba Rubin is a man of few words. His actions speak much louder than his words. His play on the field and his example in the locker room has earned him the honor of being this weeks fourth captain. He joined captains Phil Dawson, Joe Thomas and DQwell Jackson in putting the players through stretching at the start of practice Wednesday. Hes a quiet and reliable guy, Pat Shurmur...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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