Browns Waste No Time

The Browns have wasted no time in their attempts to solidify the strong-side linebacker position. Today they have signed a player that just may surprise.

Wasting no time to address an area of proposed weakness with the loss of All-Pro linebacker Jamir Miller, the Cleveland Browns have signed outside linebacker Darren Hambrick.

Hambrick, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys was drafted out of South Carolina in the fifth-round of the 1998 draft.

Starting for the Cowboys in the 1999 and 2000 seasons, the extremely athletic Hambrick led the Cowboys in tackles and was regarded as a player of the future.

A contract squabble officially ended his career in Dallas.

Hambrick was one of many players to visit the Browns during the off-season, but the Browns did not have a pressing need at the linebacker position after drafting three linebackers.

Hambrick is expected to come in and compete with Marquis Smith, Ben Taylor, and others for the starting strong-side linebacker spot.

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