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Mike Pettine on being a road team, Barkevious Mingo and more

The Cleveland Browns are back in action this week down in Tennessee to face the Titans. It’s a home game for Jimmy Haslam, but his Browns are on the road. Head Coach Mike Pettine discussed the matchup with the media this week. Here are some of the highlights with my commentary. On if he thinks that Tennessee is looking at the Browns as an easier match-up after some of the teams...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Barkevious Mingo gets an “A” for being a BEAST

Linebacker Barkevious Mingo had a limited presence during the 2013 campaign for the Cleveland Browns. He started only 3 games, had 42 total tackles, along with 5 sacks. This came in his rookie year after he was drafted #6 overall in last year’s draft. As good as the Browns’ defense was last year, it’s not surprising that a rookie wasn’t able to work his way in and make an...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Harry Potter's fantasy team name inspired by Cleveland rookie

What does Harry Potter do during the Quidditch offseason? Fantasy football, naturally. The New York Times interviewed Daniel Radcliffe about his life after the Harry Potter franchise and fantasy football came up, as it inevitably does. Radcliffe is as middling of a fantasy GM as any other muggle out there, but he does have a fantastic team name. “Barkevious Mingo‘s Mum.”...
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Barkevious Mingo not going to play for “a while”

Browns fans in search of positive news following Saturday Night’s 27-6 loss to Indianpolis will have to keep searching as Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer is reporting Browns’ first round draft pick who missed yesterday’s “dress rehearsal” will not be back on the field any time soon. In his weekly Sunday column  Pluto explains the highly touted pass rusher could miss more...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns unsure when Barkevious Mingo will play again

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,  Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski told reporters that they don’t know when rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo will play again. “Basically, the bottom line with KeKe is nobody really knows,” said Chudzinski. “It’s just how his body is going to heal.” Chudzinski said the examinations on Mingo, who suffered a bruised...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns and the two sides of the preseason coin

Oh, the preseason. The time when every fanbase – alright not you Jets and Jaguars fans – still has some modicum of hope. For Browns fans, that feeling is much too familiar and fleeting. It usually lasts until about the end of the first quarter of the first preseason game. But, through the first two exhibition contests, this season has been different. The Browns, especially the...
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns first round pick Barkevious Mingo showed promise in first preseason game

The first one is in the books. Cleveland Browns rookie Barkevious Mingo played in his first NFL preseason game Thursday night, and looked like he belonged. Mingo didn’t even wait until his first defensive play to make his presence felt. The Browns scored on their opening possession, and on the ensuing kick-off Mingo sprinted down the field, evaded a blocker and made the play on...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Barkevious Mingo weight concerns linger

Cleveland Browns first round selection Barkevious Mingo said “weight had been lifted” Sunday when finally signing his rookie contract. Concern lingers that an already lean Mingo, (6-foot-4, 240 lbs.) will drop to a different weight by the season’s start. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Barkevious Mingo weight concerns linger appeared first on Players View.
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns may have the best defense in the NFL, get real

Rookies say the darndest things and Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo might want to slow his roll. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Mingo believes the Browns have the pieces in place to be among the league’s best. “If everything is going well, I think this defense could be the best in the league,” Mingo said. Hate to burst your bubble...
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June 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

Pluto: Mingo was 1 of 4 “Blue Chippers” For Browns

In his Sunday notes, The Plain Dealer’s Terry Pluto talks about the some of the draft strategy for the Browns that unfolded in the first round. This includes the selection of LSU defensive lineman/linebacker prospect Barkevious Mingo instead of a potential trade down. “The Browns had four players ranked as “blue-chippers.” I could only come up with three names — Barkevious...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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