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Tampa Bay Bucs work out LB L.J. Fort

Today the Tampa Bay Bucanneers worked out former Cleveland Browns linebacker L.J. Fort. Fort was the nations tackle leader his senior year at Northern Iowa. Fort is a solid player, who started for the Browns last year, before getting released earlier this year during roster cut downs.
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cabot: Browns claim center Lewis, linebacker Magee, Waive L.J. Fort, Brandon Jackson

The Browns are unbelievably busy today. Craig already covered the pair of running backs in Bob Rainey and Dennis Johnson being claimed from the Ravens and Texans respectively. Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer also adds that the Browns claimed rookie center Patrick Lewis off waivers from Green Bay and have claimed up to three more players that they have yet to announce. Until we...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Tim Sauer, OT, University of Northern Iowa

Draft Zone Spotlight: Tim Sauer, OT, University of Northern Iowa Northern Iowa is famous for putting hogs into the NFL.  Tim Sauer is the next big hog that could make the NFL.  Last year, no one was talking about L.J. Fort and he ended starting week one for the Cleveland Browns. Sauer is by far one of the biggest men I have watched on film, at 6’8, 304 pounds, he led the UNI...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

L.J. Fort could start his second game of the season for the Browns

Sunday mike linebacker D’Qwell Jackson suffered a concussion when trying to make a tackle. Because of the concussion, he did not practice Wednesday. That opened the door for rookie L.J. Fort who had an amazing first game against the Eagles where Fort had several tackles, an interception and a sack. Fort did a great job in coverage and if he could have held onto the pass from Vick...
Via NFL Draft Zone
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Three Plays That Changed Everything

Only in Cleveland can an absolutely beautiful Sunday be completely ruined by our sports teams. Yes, I was in attendance for the Pat Shurmur show yesterday. It was great to be in a full stadium that rocked again. You forget just how fun it is when our teams are good, especially the Browns. It has been so long.  But in classic Cleveland fashion, our afternoon was mucked up in the...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns defense deserves better in 17-16 loss to the Eagles

The Cleveland Browns’ defense came out as if they were fired out of a cannon. The unit that seemingly never got off the field a year ago, was forcing turnovers, flying all over the place and making life miserable for Michael Vick and his receivers. D’Qwell Jackson played like the grizzled vet. L.J. Fort and Craig Robertson played inspired youngsters. Frostee Rucker and Juqua...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

UDFA L.J. Fort expected to start this week for the Browns at linebacker

This has to be the story of the year folks, I mean L.J. Fort had to wait for his chance to shine at the big stage, but it has finally arrived. L.J. Fort will start at linebacker for the injured James Michael Johnson in the NFL season opener for the Browns. Fort and the Browns will take on the Eagles of Philadelphia and the injury prone Michael Vick. If L.J. Fort can impress the...
Via NFL Draft Zone
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Announce Uniform Number Changes

A few Browns have changed their jersey numbers- Josh Gordon will wear #13, Billy Winn #90, L.J. Fort #58, and Craig Robertson #53. Fort and Robertson were given numbers in the forties for camp, but those numbers aren’t legal for linebackers to wear during the regular season. Josh Gordon was given #86 in camp, but appeared to be holding out for #12, his high school and college number...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

L.J. Fort given a new jersey number in Cleveland which is a great sign

Before the beginning of this season not many people were talking about L.J. Fort the linebacker from the University of Northern Iowa.  Fort was not even signed by an NFL team until 2 days after the draft, but when they did contact his agent Ryan Earls of Cover 3 Reps, they came at large. “There were several teams expressing interest in L.J. and we thought that the Browns were...
Via NFL Draft Zone
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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