Browns Biggest Needs After Free Agency

View image | gettyimages.com Free agency has come and for all intensive purposes gone. The Browns, with one of the largest amounts of cap space of any team, stayed reserved and filled a couple positions of need. Dwayne Bowe and Brian Hartline added a veteran presence to the wide receiving corps.  Josh McCown gave them a veteran to put behind center in case Johnny Manziel or...
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28 days ago  |  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...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins hope to lure more talent to Miami

CLEVELAND, OH – SEPTEMBER 8: Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe #59 of the Miami Dolphins tackles tight end Jordan Cameron #84 of the Cleveland Browns during the second half at First Energy Stadium on September 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Dolphins defeated the Browns 23-10. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) After making a splash larger than Flipper in Miami, the Dolphins...
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March 22, 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...
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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...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Onion pokes fun at the Browns

It’s only satire, but things sometimes hit the hardest when they ring the most true. The Onion, the parody publication that bills itself as “America’s Finest News Source,” has joined much of the commenting world in having some fun at the Cleveland Browns’ expense. A story went up on The Onion‘s website Monday with the headline “NFLPA Received Numerous Complaints...
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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....
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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...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly sign Tramon Williams, Randy Starks

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 in the ways known about guarantees. Williams has signed a three-year deal worth a reported...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Defensive tackle Randy Starks released by Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) Defensive tackle Randy Starks has been released by the Miami Dolphins, clearing the way for the anticipated signing of Ndamukong Suh. Starks had been with the Dolphins since 2008, the longest tenure of any position player. He started 96 games for Miami but struggled late last season. His release Wednesday clears $5 million in salary cap space, which will be needed to...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Releasing DT Randy Starks

Adam Beasley reports that the Dolphins will be releasing DT Randy Starks to make room for DT Ndamukong Suh.
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins will release defensive tackle Randy Starks

The Miami Dolphins have released defensive tackle Randy Starks, as I had reported on Twitter several days ago. Starks, who has been with the Dolphins since 2008. Prior to that, he was with the Tennessee Titans after being drafted in the third round in 2004. Starks has completed his contract with the Dolphins last off-season but re-signed with the team for two years. They will save...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins sign Suh, cut Randy Starks

HAPPY NEW YEAR! As many of you have been hearing, the Dolphins have signed the biggest name in free agency Ndamkong Suh and as a result they are cutting Randy Starks to clear cap space for the elite defensive tackle. Neither of these moves come as much as a surprise as they have been hinted at all week. Cutting Starks saves about $5 million in cap space that will most likely go...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Free Agent Top Tier Targets Of Positional Dire Need

The 2015 season officially gets underway with the opening of the Free Agency signing period on Tuesday March 10th. Teams can begin speaking with players and their agents today, Saturday March 7th. The Wide Receivers have been covered in recent post, and now some other positional desires of need are brought to the negotiating table, so here they are. Offensive Line Savior.Bryan Baluga...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Complete Mock Offseason

Credit to FanSpeak.com for the application used on this article. Player Cuts/Restructures View image | gettyimages.com Due to how difficult Mike Wallace is, we won’t be able to restructure his contract. This is unfortunate, as it would greatly help the team cap-wise. We’ll go ahead and cut the ineffective Dannell Ellerbe, freeing up 5,650,000. After adding another...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

A in-depth look at the facts regarding the Miami Dolphins cap situation

The Miami Dolphins’ fan base is buzzing with rumors surfacing that the team is one of the favorites to land Ndamukong Suh. Suh is the top prize in NFL free agency and won’t come cheap but the Dolphins can certainly make it happen. The problem with social media is that everyone thinks that they are a cap expert and there is just much information out there no one knows what to...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Mock Draft 2.0 - A balanced mix of offense and defense

Several weeks ago, I published my first mock draft of the offseason with some additional input from Matthew Cannata, the Executive Director of Content and Production here at PhinManiacs.com. With the first one out of the way, it's now time to move forward and continue with them until the actual draft. For the remaining mock drafts, there will be no additional input since you'll...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

How can the Miami Dolphins fix their run defense? Here's a look inside.

The most surprising aspect of the 2014 season for the Miami Dolphins was the collapse of a once stout run defense.  This was very surprising because the starting defensive line remained intact for the majority of the season.  It is my opinion that fixing the run defense is the number one priority this offseason. In this article, I am going to explore what I think were the primary...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Defense: An early look at free agency and draft for the Miami Dolphins 

The Miami Dolphins head into the offseason with quite a bit of holes on the roster. In addition, they have players they need to make decisions on such as Randy Starks, Jared Odrick, Cortland Finnegan and several others. What moves would make sense for general manager Dennis Hickey and the Dolphins? Let's take a look at the defensive side of the ball below. To view the recap for...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hard data and numbers in regards to Kevin Coyle and his performance

Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is on the hot seat and rightfully so. After seeing a defensive collapse in the second half of the 2014 season, many people in the front office want answers. In addition to those front office people, head coach Joe Philbin wants answers too and that’s what he has been researching the past week, according to someone close to the situation...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins May Have To Decide Between Tackles Jared Odrick and Randy Starks

  The Miami Dolphins could be facing some difficult decisions regarding personnel on the defensive front.  With DT Jared Odrick facing free agency this offseason, and DT Randy Starks‘s contract set to expire after the 2015 season, it may be difficult to keep both players. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald suggests that the Dolphins will likely have to choose one or the other,...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins' Randy Starks inactive for London game against Raiders

LONDON (AP) -- Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks is inactive for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium. Starks didn't participate in practice this week and was ruled out Friday. The game will be the first he has missed since joining the Dolphins in 2008. Other Dolphins inactives are running back Knowshon Moreno, center Mike Pouncey, linebacker Koa...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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