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1989 Cleveland Browns

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9-6-1, Finished 1st in AFC Central Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.4, Offense: -0.2, Defense: 4.6, SoS: -0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 334 points (20.9/g), 14th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 254 points (15.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 80 points (5.0/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 10.5-5.5.

Coach: Bud Carson (9-6-1)
 Offensive Coordinator: Marc Trestman
 Defensive Coordinator: Dan Radakovich

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 Bernie Kosar 26 4 16 303 for 513, 3,533 yards, 18 td, 14 int, & 30 rushes for 70 yards and 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
RB Eric Metcalf 21 Rook 11 187 rushes for 633 yards, 6 td, & 54 catches for 397 yards and 4 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989
FB Tim Manoa 25 2 15 87 rushes for 289 yards, 3 td, & 27 catches for 241 yards and 2 td Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 80th pick / 1987
WR Reggie Langhorne 26 4 15 60 catches for 749 yards, 2 td, & 5 rushes for 19 yards and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
WR Webster Slaughter* 25 3 16 65 catches for 1,236 yards, 6 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
TE Ozzie Newsome 33 11 13 29 catches for 324 yards, 1 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
LT Paul Farren 29 6 13 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
LG Ted Banker 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered
C Gregg Rakoczy 24 2 16 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1987
RG Dan Fike 28 4 13 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
RT Cody Risien 32 10 16 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
 Defensive Starters
LDE Al Baker 33 11 16 7.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
LDT Carl Hairston 37 13 16 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
RDT Michael Dean Perry*+ 24 1 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 50th pick / 1988
RDE Robert Banks 26 1 15 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 7th / 176th pick / 1987
LLB Clay Matthews* 33 11 16 4.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
MLB Mike Johnson* 27 3 16 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
RLB David Grayson 25 2 10 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 217th pick / 1987
LCB Frank Minnifield* 29 5 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RCB Hanford Dixon 31 8 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
SS Felix Wright 30 4 16 0.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
FS Thane Gash 24 1 15 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 7th / 188th pick / 1988
 Special Teams Starters
K Matt Bahr 33 10 0 16 of 24 field goals & 40 of 40 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
P Bryan Wagner 27 2 0 97 punts for a 39.4 average, 0 blocked
PR Gerald McNeil 27 3 0 49 punt returns for a 10.1 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
KR Eric Metcalf 21 Rook 11 31 kick returns for a 23.2 average and 0 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
9 Matt Bahr 33 K 16 0 175 5-10 Penn St. 7/6/1956 10 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 6th / 165th pick / 1979
60 Al Baker 33 LDE 16 16 265 6-6 Colorado St. 12/9/1956 11 9 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 1978
68 Ted Banker 28 LG 16 16 270 6-2 SE Missouri St. 2/17/1961 5 7
97 Robert Banks 26 RDE 15 15 259 6-5 Notre Dame 12/10/1963 1 9 Houston Oilers / 7th / 176th pick / 1987
64 Tom Baugh 26 16 0 274 6-3 Southern Illinois 12/1/1963 3 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 87th pick / 1986
24 Anthony Blaylock 24 db 16 1 190 5-10 Winston-Salem St. 2/21/1965 1 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 103rd pick / 1988
77 Rickey Bolden 28 t 6 3 274 6-6 SMU 9/8/1961 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 96th pick / 1984
36 Stephen Braggs 24 7 0 178 5-9 Texas 8/29/1965 2 0 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 165th pick / 1987
86 Brian Brennan 27 wr 14 2 178 5-9 Boston Col. 2/15/1962 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 104th pick / 1984
58 Clifford Charlton 24 15 0 240 6-3 Florida 2/16/1965 1 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 21st pick / 1988
29 Hanford Dixon 31 RCB 15 15 186 5-11 Southern Miss 12/25/1958 8 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 22nd pick / 1981
74 Paul Farren 29 LT 16 13 272 6-5 Boston Univ. 12/24/1960 6 6 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 316th pick / 1983
69 Dan Fike 28 RG 13 13 280 6-7 Florida 6/16/1961 4 6 New York Jets / 10th / 274th pick / 1983
30 Thane Gash 24 FS 16 15 200 6-0 East Tennessee St. 9/1/1965 1 8 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 188th pick / 1988
71 Tom Gibson 26 de 16 1 257 6-7 Northern Arizona 12/20/1963 Rook 2 New England Patriots / 5th / 116th pick / 1987
79 Mike Graybill 23 6 0 275 6-7 Boston Univ. 10/14/1966 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1989
56 David Grayson 25 RLB 10 10 230 6-2 Cal Poly-Pomona,Fresno St. 2/27/1964 2 7 San Francisco 49ers / 8th / 217th pick / 1987
78 Carl Hairston 37 LDT 16 16 260 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore 12/15/1952 13 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 191st pick / 1976
23 Mark Harper 28 db 16 2 174 5-9 Alcorn St. 11/5/1961 3 3
51 Eddie Johnson 30 16 0 220 6-1 Louisville 2/3/1959 8 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 187th pick / 1981
59 Mike Johnson* 27 MLB 16 16 230 6-1 Virginia Tech 11/26/1962 3 12 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 18th pick / 1984 Supp
80 Vernon Joines 24 4 0 200 6-2 Maryland 6/20/1965 Rook 0 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 116th pick / 1989
26 Keith Jones 23 rb 16 2 190 5-9 Nebraska 2/5/1966 Rook 2 Los Angeles Rams / 6th / 147th pick / 1988
95 Marlon Jones 25 8 0 263 6-4 Central State (OH) 7/1/1964 2 1
66 Tony Jones 23 t 9 3 290 6-5 West. Carolina 5/24/1966 1 2
19 Bernie Kosar 26 QB 16 16 210 6-5 Miami (FL) 11/25/1963 4 11 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 1st pick / 1985 Supp
40 Kyle Kramer 22 14 0 190 6-3 Bowling Green 1/12/1967 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 114th pick / 1989
88 Reggie Langhorne 26 WR 16 15 200 6-2 Elizabeth City St. 4/7/1963 4 6 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 175th pick / 1985
49 Robert Lyons 23 9 0 200 6-2 Akron 5/16/1966 Rook 1
34 Kevin Mack 27 rb 4 1 224 6-0 Clemson 8/9/1962 4 1 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1984 Supp
42 Tim Manoa 25 FB 16 15 227 6-1 Penn St. 9/9/1964 2 4 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 80th pick / 1987
57 Clay Matthews* 33 LLB 16 16 245 6-2 USC 3/15/1956 11 13 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 12th pick / 1978
89 Gerald McNeil 27 PR 16 0 145 5-7 Baylor 3/27/1962 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984 Supp
21 Eric Metcalf 21 KR 16 11 188 5-10 Texas 1/23/1968 Rook 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 13th pick / 1989
87 Ron Middleton 24 9 0 262 6-2 Auburn 7/17/1965 3 0
31 Frank Minnifield* 29 LCB 16 16 180 5-9 Louisville 1/1/1960 5 14
82 Ozzie Newsome 33 TE 16 13 232 6-2 Alabama 3/16/1956 11 3 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 23rd pick / 1978
33 Mike Oliphant 26 14 0 183 5-10 Puget Sound 5/19/1963 1 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 66th pick / 1988
10 Mike Pagel 29 16 0 206 6-2 Arizona St. 9/13/1960 7 0 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 84th pick / 1982
92 Michael Dean Perry*+ 24 RDT 16 16 285 6-1 Clemson 8/27/1965 1 19 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 50th pick / 1988
75 Chris Pike 25 12 0 280 6-8 North Carolina,Tulsa 1/13/1964 Rook 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 158th pick / 1987
73 Gregg Rakoczy 24 C 16 16 290 6-6 Miami (FL) 5/18/1965 2 7 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1987
35 Barry Redden 29 rb 16 1 210 5-10 Richmond 7/21/1960 7 1 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 14th pick / 1982
63 Cody Risien 32 RT 16 16 269 6-7 Texas A&M 3/22/1957 10 7 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 183rd pick / 1979
72 Kevin Robbins 23 1 0 286 6-5 Wichita St.,Michigan St. 12/12/1966 Rook 0 Los Angeles Rams / 3rd / 75th pick / 1989
70 Kevin Simons 22 1 0 315 6-3 Tennessee 4/25/1967 Rook 0
84 Webster Slaughter* 25 WR 16 16 175 6-1 San Diego St. 10/19/1964 3 10 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1986
70 Daryle Smith 25 4 0 277 6-5 Tennessee 1/18/1964 2 0
96 Andrew Stewart 24 16 0 265 6-5 Cincinnati 11/20/1965 Rook 2 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 107th pick / 1989
81 Derek Tennell 25 te 14 3 245 6-5 UCLA 2/12/1964 2 0 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 185th pick / 1987
85 Lawyer Tillman 23 wr 14 1 230 6-5 Auburn 5/20/1966 Rook 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 31st pick / 1989
15 Bryan Wagner 27 P 16 0 200 6-2 California Lutheran,Cal State-Northridge 3/28/1962 2 2
50 Van Waiters 24 rolb 16 5 240 6-4 Indiana 2/27/1965 1 4 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 77th pick / 1988
22 Felix Wright 30 SS 16 16 190 6-2 Drake 6/22/1959 4 9
Team Total 26.5 16 231.1 6-2.2 3.4