Top-10 OLB’s: who should the Browns draft?

Despite the Browns being extremely successful on defense last season, there is one position of need for the team on that side of the ball – outside linebacker. Last season, starting OLB Craig Robertson really didn’t cut it, and defensive coordinator Ray Horton even admitted that he only had “an adequate season.” The team needs much more depth here. With that being said, here...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns tender linebacker Craig Robertson, Jackson signs with Colts

BROWNS TENDER CRAIG ROBERTSON  The Cleveland Browns have extended an exclusive-rights contract tender to inside linebacker Craig Robertson. An exclusive-rights free agent is a player with under three years of total NFL experience. Robertson, who will be entering his third season with the Browns, will not have negotiating power and must stay with the Browns after the tender. After...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns tender inside linebacker Craig Robertson as exclusive-rights free agent

The Browns have extended a contract tender to inside linebacker Craig Robertson as an exclusive-rights free agent, a team spokesman confirmed. Exclusive-rights free agents are players with fewer than three accrued seasons. They don’t have negotiating power and must stay with a team if they’re tendered. So Robertson will return to the Browns for the 2014 season after serving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign linebacker Craig Robertson as exclusive-rights free agent

Don’t you go worrying about those supposed holes in the Cleveland Browns linebacking corps: The team has extended a contract tender to inside linebacker Craig Robertson as an exclusive-rights free agent. Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal confirms, through a team spokesman, that Robertson has been tagged with the “exclusive rights” maneuver, one that provides a player...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns Tender ILB Craig Robertson

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Browns have tendered a contract to ILB Craig Robertson. Robertson, 26, was an exclusive-rights free agent, so he comes with a very reasonable salary of $570,000. Last year, Robertson totaled 85 tackles, three sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and a recovery for the Browns last season. Pro Football Focus rated him as the fourth...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns’ Robertson suffered knee sprain in Sunday’s loss

Browns inside linebacker Craig Robertson reportedly suffered a knee sprain in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals. Scott Petrak of The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports that Robertson underwent an MRI on Monday and could miss practice time this week if results turn up anything that would require rest. Tank Carder replaced Robertson on Sunday and would likely draw the start opposite D’Qwell...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland’s Craig Robertson working hard to make an impact

Before training camp began, defensive coordinator Ray Horton was talking to the media about his defensive scheme and specific players therein. He answered questions about rookie draft pick Barkevious Mingo and free agent acquisition Paul Kruger. He discussed established veterans like Joe Haden and D’Qwell Jackson. He talked about being pleased with Jabaal Sheard’s progress in...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Robertson “getting the first crack” at the starting linebacker job

Cleveland Browns linebacker Craig Robertson appears to be the front-runner to win the starting job next to D’Qwell Jackson for the 2013 season. Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports that Robertson and fellow second-year Brown James Michael-Johnson form a two-man race to join the starting unit. Robertson appeared in all 16 games as a rookie, recording 93 tackles, one sack...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Craig Robertson is making a name for himself in Cleveland

Craig Robertson was an undrafted free agent out of the University of North Texas who made his first presence last year for the Browns. Robertson has done an amazing job for the Cleveland Browns defense.  Robertson who ended the season last year on the Browns practice squad, was signed to a reserve/futures contract in 2012. Let me tell you, this is how you make someone notice...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns Linebacker Craig Robertson Shows He Belongs The Rookie Played Big In Baltimore

The Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker had a huge game against the Ravens. Robertson was able to intercept Joe Flacco in the end-zone to stop him from scoring his first touchdown pass of the night. The Browns got some great play from Robertson on special teams too, this guy was all over the field and that way he played helped the Cleveland Browns defense stay in the game with the...
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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