Cleveland Browns News: Christian Kirksey calls his shot
By Randy Gurzi
Daily Dawg Tags brings you all the Cleveland Browns news you need to know, including linebacker Christian Kirksey’s claim that this team will make the playoffs
Well, it happened. A player from the Cleveland Browns finally came out and called his shot about the team that has been getting a lot of love.
Linebacker Christian Kirksey decided to say that the Browns will be in the playoffs following the 2018 NFL Season. Of course, we all understand his excitement.
Cleveland has added a lot of talent this offseason and they completely remade their roster. That has fans excited, but for players like Kirksey who have been here a while, it has to be just as exciting. Let’s just hope it hasn’t jinxed anything, right?
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Cleveland Browns News
Browns’ Christian Kirksey says they’ll make the playoffs this year
Posted — Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk
"The Browns haven’t made the playoffs since 2002, the longest streak in the NFL, but Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey took to Twitter to proclaim they’re going to make it this year."
There’s a lot of hype around the team this season, which makes this claim seem less crazy. It will still be an uphill climb, but the Browns as a playoff team in 2018 seems somewhat believable.
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Cleveland Browns: 2018 Linebacker preview — Peter Smith, NFL Spin Zone
"The Cleveland Browns return a talented group of starting linebackers with Jamie Collins, Chris Kirksey and Joe Schobert. This year, they’ve also done more to upgrade depth, which was an issue in 2017, drafting Genard Avery and signing Mychal Kendricks. The initial confusion with where guys were going to play seems to have been cleared up, but the group as a whole needs to perform far better than it did in 2017."
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Smith looks at the linebacker depth chart for the Browns which is the best it has been in years. They’re not only talented, but they’re deep. There will be guys who deserve to be starters vying for time because of the depth they have. It’s a great problem to have.