Cleveland Browns 2009 Positional Rankings: Defensive Ends

March 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the 2009 season in the books and the 2010 NFL Draft less than a month away, it’s time to look at the Browns’ positional rankings last year to better determine how the team will draft, and how their free agent acquisitions factor into their future.
This first installment is a look at how Cleveland’s defensive ends fared last season.  Some statistics were surprising, especially when you see how well Robaire Smith actually performed in limited playing time in 2009.  There is reason for caution however, as Corey Williams no longer factors into Cleveland’s plans. 
Let’s get started:
Note—Rankings are out of 39 3-4 DE’s in the NFL with at least 25 percent of their team’s snaps to qualify.
Overall Rankings
Corey Williams—4th
Robaire Smith—6th
Kenyon Coleman—24th
C.J. Mosley—30th
Two DE’s last year in the top six? Not too shabby. Actually, that’s am...

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