Cleveland Browns
    Genard Avery
    Genard Avery
    #55 | Genard Avery
    Healthy
    Linebacker | Cleveland Browns
    Date of Birth 4/26/1995
    Height, Weight 6'0", 250 lbs
    From Grenada, MS
    College Memphis
    Experience 1 Years
    Drafted 2018 - Rd 5 (150th Overall) by CLE
    Salary --
    2019 Season
    Solo
    1
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    Sck
    0.0
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    Int
    0
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    BIOGRAPHY  
    Date of Birth 4/26/1995
    Height, Weight 6'0", 250 lbs
    From Grenada, MS
    College Memphis
    Experience 1 Years
    Drafted 2018 - Rd 5 (150th Overall) by CLE
    Salary --
    RotowireMar 14, 1:31p ET

    News

    General manager John Dorsey mentioned Avery as an option to start at linebacker in 2019, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

    Impact

    The Browns' decision to let Jamie Collins walk in free agency created a void that needs to be filled considering Collins logged over 1,000 defensive snaps last year. After logging nearly 700 defensive snaps of his own as a rookie fifth-rounder, Avery currently seems like the favorite to take Collins' spot in the starting lineup. That could change if Cleveland takes an outside linebacker early in the draft, though whoever ultimately ends up with the first-stringers come Week 1 will undoubtedly benefit from an absolutely loaded Browns defensive line that could consistently keep opposing offensive lineman from reaching the second level.