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1984 Cleveland Browns

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1984 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.8, Offense: -6.1, Defense: 2.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 250 points (15.6/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 297 points (18.6/g), 6th.
 Differential of -47 points (-2.9/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 6.4-9.6.

Coach: Sam Rutigliano (1-7-0) and Marty Schottenheimer (4-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Scannella
 Defensive Coordinator: Marty Schottenheimer

Stadium: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
 Training Camp: Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Paul McDonald 26 4 16 271 for 493, 3,472 yards, 14 td, 23 int, & 22 rushes for 4 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 109th pick / 1980
RB Boyce Green 24 1 10 202 rushes for 673 yards, 0 td, & 12 catches for 124 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 11th / 288th pick / 1983
WR Duriel Harris 30 8 11 32 catches for 512 yards, 2 td Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1976
TE Rickey Bolden 23 Rook 9 1 catch for 19 yards, 0 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
TE Harry Holt 27 1 8 20 catches for 261 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 12 yards and 0 td
TE Ozzie Newsome*+ 28 6 15 89 catches for 1,001 yards, 5 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
LT Doug Dieken 35 13 16 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 6th / 142nd pick / 1971
LG Robert Jackson 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered
C Mike Baab 25 2 16 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
RG Joe DeLamielleure 33 11 16 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1973
RT Bill Contz 23 1 9 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1983
 Defensive Starters
LDE Reggie Camp 23 1 16 14.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
NT Bob Golic 27 5 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
RDE Keith Baldwin 24 2 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 31st pick / 1982
LOLB Chip Banks 25 2 16 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
LILB Eddie Johnson 25 3 16 0.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
RILB Tom Cousineau 27 2 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1979
ROLB Clay Matthews 28 6 16 12.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
LCB Frank Minnifield 24 Rook 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
RCB Hanford Dixon 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
SS Al Gross 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1983
FS Don Rogers 22 Rook 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 28 5 0 24 of 32 field goals & 25 of 25 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Steve Cox 26 3 0 74 punts for a 43.4 average, 2 blocked Cleveland Browns / 5th / 134th pick / 1981
PR Brian Brennan 22 Rook 4 25 punt returns for a 8.0 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
KR Earnest Byner 22 Rook 3 22 kick returns for a 18.9 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
80 Willis Adams 28 wr 16 1 194 6-2 Houston 8/22/1956 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 20th pick / 1979
53 Stuart Anderson 25 4 0 238 6-1 Virginia 12/25/1959 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 104th pick / 1982
61 Mike Baab 25 C 16 16 270 6-4 Texas 12/6/1959 2 6 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 115th pick / 1982
9 Matt Bahr 28 K 16 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 5 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
99 Keith Baldwin 24 RDE 16 16 263 6-4 Texas A&M 10/13/1960 2 7 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 31st pick / 1982
56 Chip Banks 25 LOLB 16 16 243 6-4 USC 9/18/1959 2 8 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
24 Greg Best 24 5 0 185 5-10 Kansas St. 1/14/1960 1 0
31 James Black 22 2 0 198 5-11 Akron 4/3/1962 Rook 0
77 Rickey Bolden 23 TE 12 9 274 6-6 SMU 9/8/1961 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
47 Larry Braziel 30 db 13 1 188 6-0 USC 9/25/1954 5 1 Baltimore Colts / 5th / 115th pick / 1979
86 Brian Brennan 22 PR 15 4 178 5-9 Boston Col. 2/15/1962 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
89 Preston Brown 26 2 0 184 5-10 Vanderbilt 3/2/1958 4 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 160th pick / 1980
49 Clinton Burrell 28 13 0 192 6-1 LSU 9/4/1956 5 1 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 151st pick / 1979
44 Earnest Byner 22 KR 16 3 215 5-10 East Carolina 9/15/1962 Rook 4 Cleveland Browns / 10th / 280th pick / 1984
96 Reggie Camp 23 LDE 16 16 274 6-4 California 2/28/1961 1 8 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 68th pick / 1983
75 Bill Contz 23 RT 15 9 268 6-5 Penn St. 12/5/1961 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 122nd pick / 1983
50 Tom Cousineau 27 RILB 16 16 225 6-3 Ohio St. 5/6/1957 2 13 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 1st pick / 1979
15 Steve Cox 26 P 16 0 195 6-4 Tulsa,Arkansas 5/11/1958 3 3 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 134th pick / 1981
85 Bruce Davis 21 wr 14 1 160 5-8 Baylor 2/25/1963 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 50th pick / 1984
38 Johnny Davis 28 rb 16 4 235 6-1 Alabama 7/17/1956 6 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 30th pick / 1978
64 Joe DeLamielleure 33 RG 16 16 254 6-3 Michigan St. 3/16/1951 11 6 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 26th pick / 1973
54 Tom DeLeone 34 15 0 248 6-2 Ohio St. 8/13/1950 12 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 106th pick / 1972
73 Doug Dieken 35 LT 16 16 254 6-5 Illinois 2/12/1949 13 6 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 142nd pick / 1971
29 Hanford Dixon 26 RCB 16 16 186 5-11 Southern Miss 12/25/1958 3 9 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
53 Jim Dumont 23 12 0 224 6-1 Rutgers 7/16/1961 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 190th pick / 1984
74 Paul Farren 24 rt 15 6 272 6-5 Boston Univ. 12/24/1960 1 3 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
83 Ricky Feacher 30 wr 16 3 174 5-10 Miss. Valley St. 2/11/1954 8 3 New England Patriots / 10th / 270th pick / 1976
10 Tom Flick 26 1 0 190 6-2 Washington 8/30/1958 3 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 90th pick / 1981
94 Elvis Franks 27 16 0 252 6-4 Morgan St. 7/9/1957 4 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 116th pick / 1980
79 Bob Golic 27 NT 15 15 264 6-2 Notre Dame 10/26/1957 5 7 New England Patriots / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1979
30 Boyce Green 24 RB 16 10 215 5-11 Carson-Newman 6/24/1960 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 11th / 288th pick / 1983
27 Al Gross 23 SS 16 16 191 6-3 Arizona 1/4/1961 1 9 Dallas Cowboys / 9th / 246th pick / 1983
78 Carl Hairston 32 16 0 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 8 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
84 Duriel Harris 30 WR 11 11 179 5-11 New Mexico St. 11/27/1954 8 4 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 80th pick / 1976
81 Harry Holt 27 TE 12 8 236 6-4 Arizona 12/29/1957 1 2
68 Robert Jackson 31 LG 16 16 255 6-2 Duke 4/1/1953 9 6
51 Eddie Johnson 25 LILB 16 16 220 6-1 Louisville 2/3/1959 3 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
48 Lawrence Johnson 27 db 6 3 204 5-11 Wisconsin 9/11/1957 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 40th pick / 1979
88 Darryl Lewis 23 2 0 232 6-6 Texas-Arlington 4/16/1961 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 5th / 128th pick / 1983
62 George Lilja 26 g 4 1 264 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1958 2 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 104th pick / 1981
59 David Marshall 23 16 0 220 6-3 East. Michigan 1/3/1961 Rook 1
57 Clay Matthews 28 ROLB 16 16 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 6 13 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
16 Paul McDonald 26 QB 16 16 185 6-2 USC 2/23/1958 4 9 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 109th pick / 1980
31 Frank Minnifield 24 LCB 15 12 180 5-9 Louisville 1/1/1960 Rook 6
82 Ozzie Newsome*+ 28 TE 16 15 232 6-2 Alabama 3/16/1956 6 8 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
58 Scott Nicolas 24 16 0 226 6-3 Miami (FL) 8/7/1960 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 310th pick / 1982
40 Rod Perry 31 8 0 178 5-9 Colorado 9/11/1953 9 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 98th pick / 1975
66 Ted Petersen 29 4 0 244 6-5 East. Illinois 2/7/1955 7 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 93rd pick / 1977
43 Mike Pruitt 30 rb 10 7 222 6-0 Purdue 4/3/1954 8 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 7th pick / 1976
72 Dave Puzzuoli 23 nt 16 1 260 6-3 Pittsburgh 1/12/1961 1 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 149th pick / 1983
37 Chris Rockins 22 db 16 2 195 6-0 Oklahoma St. 5/18/1962 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 48th pick / 1984
20 Don Rogers 22 FS 15 14 206 6-1 UCLA 9/17/1962 Rook 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984
87 Tim Stracka 25 te 6 1 225 6-3 Wisconsin 9/27/1959 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 145th pick / 1983
42 Dwight Walker 25 rb 11 1 185 5-10 Nicholls St. 1/10/1959 2 1 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 87th pick / 1982
55 Curtis Weathers 28 lb 16 0 224 6-5 Mississippi 9/16/1956 5 1 Cleveland Browns / 9th / 241st pick / 1979
25 Charles White 26 rb 10 1 190 5-10 USC 1/22/1958 4 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 27th pick / 1980
83 Glen Young 24 wr 2 1 205 6-2 Mississippi St. 10/11/1960 1 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1983
Team Total 26.2 16 220.2 6-1.5 3.5