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Browns | Christian Kirksey pushing for starting job

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:23:29 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Christian Kirksey is drawing praise from his head coach early on in training camp. "He's been great," head coach Mike Pettine said Wednesday, Aug. 6. "If you were just an observer at practice and didn't have a roster, you wouldn't think he was a rookie. He's great on the practice field. He asks the right questions. He's been very engaging in the meeting rooms." Kirksey is pushing LB Craig Robertson for the starting spot next to LB Karlos Dansby. Even if Kirksey doesn't win the starting job, he might open the season in the nickel package due to his coverage skills.

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Browns | Two competing for inside LB job

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:28 -0700

Cleveland Browns LBs Christian Kirksey and Craig Robertson will compete for an inside linebacker job during training camp, according to head coach Mike Pettine.

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Browns | Christian Kirksey willing to be flexible

Sat, 21 Jun 2014 06:42:52 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Christian Kirksey said he is willing to be flexible in the positions he can play on the defense.

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Browns | Christian Kirksey working as OLB

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:15:31 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Christian Kirksey is getting some practice time at outside linebacker after the team released LB Quentin Groves. Kirksey played the position in college but was expected to compete as an inside linebacker.

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Browns | Two LB expected to compete for starting job

Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:31:52 -0700

Cleveland Browns LBs Christian Kirksey and Craig Robertson are expected to compete for one of the starting inside linebacker jobs during training camp.

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Browns | Christian Kirksey contract update

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:23:34 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns signed third-round draft choice LB Christian Kirksey to a four-year deal worth just over $3 million. The deal includes a $662,500 signing bonus.

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Browns | Sign Christian Kirksey

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:09:20 -0700

The Cleveland Browns signed LB Christian Kirksey Thursday, June 5. Per NFL rules, the length of the contract is four years. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Browns | Christian Kirksey thinks he will be ILB

Sat, 10 May 2014 08:33:12 -0700

Cleveland Browns LB Christian Kirksey said he expects to play inside linebacker for the team this upcoming season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Tom Reed