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If Barkevious Mingo wants more playing time, he'll have to earn it

Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo was relegated to pass coverage duty last season, but if he wants to get back to rushing the quarterback, he's going to have to earn it. Mingo, who notched just two sacks last year as he battled a bum shoulder, enters his third season competing with the emerging Scott Solomon and second-round pick Nate Orchard for time at outside linebacker. Solomon...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

LB Barkevious Mingo ready to battle for starting OLB position

Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo will have to "earn playing time" this year according to defensive coordinator Jim O'Niel. "We're deep in every position group," said O'Neil, via "Mingo is going to have to come back ready to go, and he's going to have to earn it." O'Neil said.  After undergoing offseason surgery to fix a torn labrum, Mingo will...
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LB Barkevious Mingo in competition with unheralded Scott Solomon for playing time

Cleveland Browns former first round pick linebacker Barkevious Mingo is in a heated competition with Scott Solomon, who went undrafted three years ago and signed with the Titans. However, Solomon now is giving Mingo a run for his money and a legitimate threat to earn more playing time. "Scott is very quickly becoming one of my favorite players," Browns defensive coordinator...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns Barkeviovs Mingo Looks to Prove his 1st Round Worth

The Browns Pro Football Spot staff will be breaking down every player and what to expect from them in the upcoming season. Today’s topic is outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo.The Cleveland Browns elected to use their 6th overall pick in the 2013 draft to select Barkevious “KeKe” Mingo from Louisiana State University. His excellent ability to create havoc with his pass rushing...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

OTA News: Barkevious Mingo still not cleared for contact

With the Cleveland Browns kicking off Organized Team Activities (OTAs) this week, one surprising element is outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo donning a red no-contact jersey for Day 1. In February, it was revealed that Mingo underwent surgery to repair a labrum issue which had plagued the 24-year-old pass-rusher for much of the 2014 season. In March, two months removed from surgery...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition

Anyone who thinks the Browns should take an offensive lineman in the first round of the draft should be required to thoroughly explain themselves. A laser pointer and film are strongly encouraged. Barkevious Mingo is my pick for a big breakout this year. Most people don’t understand how hard it is to be an effective pass […] The post Zero Routes: Browns 2015 draft edition appeared...
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April 24, 2015  |  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

Mingo flashes as defense rules

AKRON, Ohio-- The Browns started their Family Day scrimmage about 20 minutes early and ended early as well as inclement weather threatened the University of Akron on Saturday. But before it was over, linebacker Barkevious Mingo showed flashes of what the coaches are expecting of him this year in the scrimmage in front of 20,673 fans at InfoCision Stadium. The defense intercepted...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mingo looking for big jump

BEREA, Ohio -- Barkevious Mingo had, by many observers, a less than stellar rookie season in 2013. After exploding on the scene in his first three games, his production dramatically fell off. Mingo (6-4, 240) was the sixth overall pick from LSU. He arrived on the scene with a sack in his first three games after missing most of the preseason and the first game with a bruised lung...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Takeaways from Barkevious Mingo’s quiet rookie season

No Cleveland Browns fan is prioritizing defense over offense in these next few months. With running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden, both first round selections just two years ago, on different teams in lesser roles, the Browns now have Ben Tate and Brian Hoyer sitting atop the depth charts where promising skill position players go to die. Tate isn’t everyone’s...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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