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Bills Sign TE Jim Dray

The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that they’ve signed TE Jim Dray to a contract following his recent visit. It’s worth mentioning that signing to a contract wouldn’t factor into a team’s 2017 compensatory picks. Dray, 29, is a former seventh-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2010. He played out his rookie contract with the team before signing a three-year deal with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns release TE Jim Dray, DL Randy Starks

The NFL season may be months away, but the Cleveland Browns are (already) making moves. On Thursday, the team announced that they have terminated the contracts of tight end Jim Dray and defensive lineman Randy Starks. An unrestricted free agent in 2014, Dray signed with the Browns to fill out their tight end ranks. In two seasons, Dray played in all 32 games, including starting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

New Browns coaching staff doing early spring cleaning

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The new staff in Cleveland is starting to shape the roster for the 2016 season,...
Via cover32
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Thursday 2/18

Browns Browns released DT Randy Starks and TE Jim Dray. (NFLTR) Dolphins Dolphins signed WR/KR A.J. Cruz. (NFLTR) Eagles Eagles signed CB Aaron Grymes. (NFLTR) Eagles signed QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson. (NFLTR) Eagles signed WRs Seantavius Jones and Xavier Rush. (NFLTR) Giants Giants signed WR Anthony Dable. (NFLTR) Jaguars Jaguars re-signed QB Chad Henne....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns terminate contracts of Starks, Dray

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns terminated the contracts of defensive lineman Randy Starks and tight end Jim Dray. Starks started 15 games last season for Cleveland after signing a two-year, $6.5 million free agent contract in March. A two-time Pro Bowler with Miami, the 32-year-old recorded 29 tackles and one sack and was one of Browns' steadiest linemen in 2015. Dray spent two seasons...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns Release Veteran DT Randy Starks & TE Jim Dray

The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday that they’ve released DT Randy Starks and TE Jim Dray. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing these players will free up $4.775 million in available cap space while creating $925,000 in dead money. Starks, 32, was in the final year of his two-year, $8 million contract that included $3 million guaranteed. He would have made a base...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Where the Browns stand: Defensive Line

The Cleveland Browns finished another disappointing and dysfunctional season in 2015, ending the season tied for the worst record in the NFL at 3-13. This past season brought on a lot of change, including a whole new front office led by Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta and a new coaching staff led by head coach Hue Jackson. With the changes, the franchise has brought new hope to its...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Potential Cap Casualties

Cleveland Browns Embed from Getty Images Paul Kruger Kruger’s 2.5 sacks on this season may have secured his fate.  Neither Kruger nor Barkevious Mingo have lived up to their expectations as edge rushers and that has left Cleveland in need of another player to bolster the pass rush.  There’s an opportunity to cut both guys this year, but given the fact that cutting...
Via TopSportsReport
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns defense shows youthful hope in disappointing season

The Cleveland Browns defense placed close to the bottom in most defensive rankings this season. The team bled yards and points (27 points per game) with an overpaid, old roster. It wasn’t just one position group either. All three levels showed ineptitude at one point this season. Defensive Line Desmond Bryant, Danny Shelton and Randy Starks combined for 105 tackles and 6...
Via EndZoneScore
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns make it four losses in a row, lose to Bengals 31-10

It would have been pretty easy for the Cleveland Browns to just kind of pack it in this week. The final score makes it look like they did, but the Browns had a bit of fight in them. A short week after a brutal game against the Arizona Cardinals, with a bunch of starters missing, when you’re an 11 point underdog on the road, with a horrendous record, is about as bad as it gets heading...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami’s star defensive tackle isn’t ready to give up on the 2015 season

Ndamukong Suh was supposed to be the final piece to Miami’s puzzle on defense. Getting rid of Jared Odrick and Randy Starks to make room for Suh seemed like a no-brainer (and it still does). Even though the team has only one sack, Suh hasn’t lost confidence in the teams ability. “People don’t give out sacks. They’re not free. So at the end of the day, you’ve got to go...
Via cover32
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Browns Position Previews: Defensive Line

Over the last couple weeks, I examined the Browns defense position by position. This side of the ball seems to be in very good shape. In this preview, I finish up on the defense by looking at the Browns defensive line. Last year, this group was the Achilles heal of the defense. Over this offseason, the Browns front office made a big overhaul of this line. So, let’s take a look...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Starks Adds Depth and Veteran Presence to Browns

Randy Starks, 31, agreed to a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns this offseason after spending the last seven years with the Miami Dolphins. His deal is reportedly worth $6.5 million with $3 million guaranteed.The 12-year veteran has recorded 278 solo tackles and 41 sacks in 171 career games in the NFL. In 2009, arguably his best season, he recorded career-highs in total...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns looking to utilize Randy Starks' versatility to bolster run and pass defense

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Randy Starks still has a high motor and is expected to solidify the middle of the line to help improve against the run. Starks, 32, also provides pass-rushing from the interior while he could see snaps at his old position of defensive end in the Browns' 3-4 defense. Defensive lineman Billy Winn said that he amazed at how Starks performed at...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

View image | gettyimages.com With the opening of team practices/rookie minicamps, I thought it’d be a good idea for me to begin to project final 53 man depth charts for teams now that rookies will have roster consideration.  In the near future, teams will have to make decisions for who they want to keep on each of their rosters. In this article, I play the role of GM to...
Via TopSportsReport
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

How Williams, Starks, Affect Browns' Defense

The Cleveland Browns added two veteran players to their defense by way of free agency this offseason.GM Ray Farmer signed defensive lineman Randy Starks, 31, and cornerback Tramon Williams, 32, in an effort to bolster the team’s defense after several players from the 2014 roster – Buster Skrine, Jabaal Sheard, Ahtyba Rubin – weren’t retained.So, the question remains: How...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Make First Splash in Free Agency

The Browns have officially shown signs of life this offseason. After remaining completely silent during the first week of free agency, they have come out early the second week and made two big moves with a third possibly on the way should Dwayne Bowe decide to come to Cleveland.Addressing two big defensive needs, Cleveland signed ex-Dolphins DT Randy Starks to a 2-year, $8 million...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns sign DE Randy Starks

After being quite for most of the off-season, the Browns decided to add two 30+ year old free agents this off-season. Starks’ deal isn’t as (2 years, 8 million) as Tramon Williams’ deal, but there’s a reason for that. While Williams has yet to show any real signs of decline going into his age 32 season, Starks has. He graded out below average on 544 snaps last season, the...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

DT Randy Starks, cut by the Dolphins, lands on his feet with the Browns

Defensive tackle Randy Starks, who was released by the Miami Dolphins last week, has landed on his feet with the Cleveland Browns. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Starks will sign a two-year deal worth approximately $8 million dollars. The amount of guaranteed money isn't yet available at this time.Starks, who had been with the Dolphins since 2008, is 31-years-old....
Via PhinManiacs
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Should Target Defensive Line in Draft

The Cleveland Browns are a mess right now.Even with the recent signings of cornerback Tramon Williams and defensive lineman Randy Starks, the team’s talent is still not where it was when free agency began.One of the biggest needs entering this offseason was the defensive line, as the Browns ranked dead last in rushing yards allowed last season. Both Ahtyba Rubin and Ishmaa'ily...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Sign CB Tramon Williams, DT Randy Starks

You can now officially scratch free agent cornerback Tramon Williams off of your Pittsburgh Steelers want list as the former Green Bay Packers defensive back has reached a three-year agreement with the Cleveland Browns, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Williams turned 32 on Monday so that’s a heck of a way to celebrate a […] Browns Sign CB Tramon Williams, DT Randy Starks...
Via Steelers Depot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly sign Tramon Williams, Randy Starks

By Scott Sargent The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Randy Starks, formerly of the Miami Dolphins, and cornerback Tramon Williams, formerly of the Green Bay Packers. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the Starks deal is for two years and is worth roughly $8 million with little currently known about guarantees. Williams has signed a three-year deal...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Browns signing veteran defensive tackle

The Cleveland Browns couldn’t land a guy like Larry Fitzgerald, but apparently they’ve signed a different veteran. DT Randy Starks is signing a 2-year deal with the #Browns worth roughly $8M, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2015 Starks was released by the Dolphins last week after spending seven years in Miami. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cleveland Browns signing veteran defensive tackle

The Cleveland Browns couldn’t land a guy like Larry Fitzgerald, but apparently they’ve signed a different veteran. DT Randy Starks is signing a 2-year deal with the #Browns worth roughly $8M, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2015 Starks was released by the Dolphins last week after spending seven years in Miami. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best...
Via cover32
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Signing DL Randy Starks To A Two-Year Deal

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Browns have reached an agreement with DL Randy Starks has agreed to a two-year deal worth roughly $8 million in total. There had been much buzz in recent days regarding Starks, but it appears as though he found a serious suitor in the Browns. Starks, 31, was released ... The post Browns Signing DL Randy Starks To A Two-Year Deal appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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