Category Archives: AFC North

Undrafted FA Tracker: AFC and NFC North

Well, the NFl draft is finally (and sadly) over, but here is a list of undrafted  free agent signings for the AFC & NFC West: *keep in mind that some of these may not be actual signings, but rookie camp invites as well*

Pittsburgh Steelers-Christian Brown, DT, West Virginia, Scott Orndoff, TE, Pitt, Rushel Shell, RB, West Virginia, Keith Kelsey, LB, Louisville, Terrish Webb, DB, Pitt, Nelson Adams, DT, Mississippi State, Nick Schuessler, QB, Clemson, Francis Kallon, DE, Georgia Tech, Ethan Cooper, OG, Indiana(PA).

Cincinnati Bengals-Josh Tupou, DT, Colorado, Harold Brantley, DL, Northwest Missouri State, Hardy Nickerson Jr., ILB, Illinois, Tyler O’Connor, QB, Michigan State, Landon Lechler, OT, North Dakota State, Darrin Laufasa, FB, UTEP.

Cleveland Browns-Kai Nacua, S, BYU, JD Harmon, DB, Kentucky, Channing Stribling, CB, Michigan, Kenneth Olugbode, LB, Colorado, Josh Boutte, OL, LSU, Alvin Hill, CB, Maryland, B.J. Bello, LB, Illinois State, Jamal Marcus, DE, Akron, Najee Murray, CB, Kent State.

Baltimore Ravens-Tim White, WR, Arizona, Zach Terrell, QB, Western Michigan, Quincy Adeboyejo, WR, Ole Miss, Tim Patrick, WR, Utah, Omarius Bryant, DT, Western KY, Brandon Kublanow, OL, Georgia.

Detroit Lions-Noel Thomas, WR, UConn, Michel Rector, WR, Stanford, Robert Tonyan, TE, Indiana State, Maurice Swain, DT, Auburn.

Minnesota Vikings-Josiah Price, TE, Michigan State, West Hunt, QB, Illinois, Tashawn Bowser, DE, LSU, Aviante Collins, OL, TCU, Eric Wilson, LB, Cincinnati.

Chicago Bears-Freddie Stevenson, FB, Florida State, Tanner Gentry, WR, Wyoming, Franko House *Basketball forward*, Ball State, Joel Bouganon, RB, Northern Illinois, Dieugot Joseph, OT, FIU.

Green Bay Packers-Taysom Hill, QB, BYU, Donatello Brown, DB, Valdosta State, Johnathan Calvin, OLB, Mississippi State.

 

 

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Cleveland Browns: 0 and Oh, No!

Even with RGIII back in action, it seems the Cleveland Browns can’t really catch a break this season. The Browns are 0-14 on the season and are just two losses away from tying the 0-16 2008 Detroit Lions for the worst start in NFL history; technically right now, the Browns are tied with the 1976 0-14 Tampa Bay Bucs. Cleveland has two games left to finally try to get that long awaited win since December of last year, but it may not be an easy road; the Browns have San Diego in Cleveland and vs Pitt away at Heinz Field. The season began on a bad note for Cleveland as starting QB Robert Griffin III suffered a shoulder injury, which put him out for most of the season. The Browns would later use a handful of mediocre QB’s to try to get the job done, but to no avail. One of the reasons the Browns might not be doing well, in my opinion, is that they used 5 selections in the 2016 draft on WR’s. Now, I understand the organization had a lot of picks in that draft, but I think the front office should’ve used them on other needs that they may have. In conclusion, maybe we’ll never know exactly what’s wrong with the team, but until they get a victory, Hue Jackson and the rest of the organization will definitely be under pressure.

Breaking: RGIII Placed on IR

Bad news for Cleveland fans; Robert Griffin III has been placed on the IR with a shoulder injury. According to Ian Rapport on his twitter account, “The are placing QB Robert Griffin III on Injured Reserve with a fractured coracoid bone. No surgery. Reevaluated in 3-4 weeks.” It looks like Josh McCown will take over the starting job for the Browns, who are trying to finish not only with a winning record, but to end a playoff drought that has roughly lasted about 10 years. The Browns have went through numerous coaching changes throughout the years, and still haven’t found a long term answer at QB.

Undrafted FA Tracker 2016: AFC, NFC North

Here is a list of UFA signings for the AFC and NFC North:

Cleveland Browns-Dominique Alexander, OLB, Oklahoma, J.P. Holtz, TE, Pitt, Kenya Dennis, CB, Missouri, Kirk Willis, LS, Cincinnati, Tracey Howard, CB, Miami, Patrick Skov, FB, Georgia Tech, Andrew Baggett, K, Missouri, Paul James, RB, Rutgers, Kyle Rose, DT, West Virginia, and Nile Lawrence-Stample, DT, Florida State.

Cincinnati Bengals-Matt Johnson, QB, Cincinnati, Travis Wilson, QB, Utah, Ryan Brown, DT, Mississippi State, Alonzo Russell, WR, Toledo, Tre Carson, RB, TX A&M, Darius Hillary, CB, Wisconsin, John Weidenarr, OL, Montana State, Alex Cooper, OL, Houston, Darien Harris, LB, Michigan State, David Dean, DT, Virginia, Silverberry Mouhoun, DE, Cincinnati, Alex Erickson, WR, Wisconsin, Antonio Longino, LB, Arizona State, Antwane Grant, WR, Western KY, Dy’Shawn Mobley, RB, Eastern KY.

Baltimore Ravens-Matt Skura, C, Duke, Will Lutz, K, Georgia State, Michael Pierce, DT, Samford, Anthony Fabiano, OL, Howard, Cavellis Luckett, LB, MTSU, Victor Ochi, DL Stony Brook, Stephane Nembot, OT, Colorado.

Pittsburgh Steelers-Will Monday, P, Duke, Canaan Severin, WR, Virginia, Tyriq McCord, DE/OLB, Miami, David Reeves, TE, Duke, Quinton Schooley, OL, NC State, Christian Powell, RB, Colorado, Giorgio Newberry, DL, Florida State, Devaunte Sigler, DL, JSU.

Minnesota Vikings-Joel Stave, QB, Wisconsin, Keith Baxter, DB, Marshall, Brandon Ross, RB, Maryland,  Kyle Carter, TE, Penn State, Jake Ganus, LB, Georgia, Eric Rawls, DB, Kentucky State, Theiren Cockran, DL, Minnesota, and Jhurrell Pressley, RB, New Mexico.

Green Bay Packers-Herb Waters, WR, Miami, Geronimo Allison, WR, Illinois, Brandon Burks, RB, Troy, Joe Callahan, QB, Wesley College, Reggie Gilbert, DL, Arizona, Beniquez Brown, LB, Mississippi State, Don Jackson, RB, Nevada, Brian Price, DT, UTSA, Tyler Kuder, DL, Idaho State, Manoa Pikula, LB, BYU, Makinton Dorleant, CB, Northern Iowa, Peter Mortrell, P, Minnesota, Randall Jette, CB, UMass, Kentrell Bryce, DB, La Tech, and Devonte Robinson, WR, Utah State.

Detroit Lions-Andrew Zeller, OG, Maryland, Adairius Barnes, CB, La Tech, Chase Farris, OL, Ohio State, Jay Lee, WR, Baylor, Quishad Davis, WR, North Carolina, Cole Wick, TE, UTW, Charles Washington, CB, Fresno State, Geonte Gibson, DE, Northwestern, Jace Billingsley, WR, Eastern Oregon, Adam Fuehne, TE, Southern Illinois, and James DeLoach, LB, Georgia.

Chicago Bears-John Kling, OL, Buffalo, Joe Sommers, TE, Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Adrian Bellard, OT, Texas State, Darrin Peterson, WR, Liberty, Roy Robertson-Harris, DE, UTEP, Kevin Peterson, CB, Oklahoma State, Deonte Gibson, DL, Northwestern, Don Cherry, LB, Villanova, Dan Buchholz, OL, Duquense, Taveze Calhoun, DB, Mississippi State, and Ben Braunecker, TE, Harvard.