Cleveland Browns Vs. Detroit Lions: Can Cleveland Generate a Pass Rush?

August 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Cleveland Browns take the field this Saturday against the Detroit Lions, the game will be the so called "dress rehearsal" for both teams.
The projected starting offensive and defensive units are expected to play two to three full quarters, giving the coaching staff a chance to evaluate the progress of the team and improve on any areas that need work.
One area of the Browns' defense that appears to need improvement is the pass rush.
Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan put together a defense that racked up 40 sacks last season despite struggling overall.
However, in the first two preseason games of 2010, the Browns have only managed to produce one sack, which came against Green Bay backup Matt Flynn.
While Cleveland has made significant upgrades to the secondary, a strong pass rush will be needed to create a successful pass defense this season.
During the preseason, Rob Ryan isn't likely to show the same complicated pass rushing schemes he inte...

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