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Ahtyba Rubin

Ahtyba Rubin - #71 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 330 lbs.
Birthday 07/25/1986
Birthplace Fort Belvoir, VA
College Iowa State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 24th pick by Browns

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
44 2 0

Report: Browns DT Rubin had procedure to repair slight pelvic tear

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Brown DT Ahtyba Rubin underwent a procedure to repair a slight pelvic tear six weeks ago, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Final four games could be humbling for Browns

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:52 a.m. ET
The Browns can't threaten in this division until they fix their offense. That figures to be driven home in the final quarter of the season.

Browns' personnel suits 4-3 scheme

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Browns' transition from the 3-4 to a 4-3 scheme has been a successful one to date.

Browns' defense stepping up

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Browns' defense, which has allowed one TD in each of its last two games, is off to a strong start in its move to a 4-3 scheme.

Browns stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's senior editor Mike Wilkening's Week Three stock report for the Browns after their 17-16 win vs. Miami on Sunday.

Agent: Extension for Browns' Rubin could be 'difficult' to reach

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The agent for Browns DT Ahtyba Rubin told PFW that striking a multiyear deal with Cleveland before the 2011 season ends could be challenging.

Browns' D-line in transition, in need of bolstering

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Adding at least one defensive lineman, and perhaps multiple defensive linemen, would seem something the Browns would strongly consider in the 2011 NFL draft.  

Browns positional analysis: Defensive linemen

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
This is the sixth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Browns' personnel entering the 2011 season. Here is our analysis of Cleveland's DL situation.  

Browns likely transitioning to 4-3

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Browns have not employed a 4-3 scheme as their base defense since 2004, but they seem likely to transition back to the "40" front after hiring Dick Jauron as defensive coordinator.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With the regular season in the books, here's a look at the Browns' top MVP candidates.

Browns' Robiskie coming into his own

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After a very slow start to his career, Cleveland second-year WR Brian Robiskie is beginning to make his presence felt, according to AFC North Whispers.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 15 games.    

Browns players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 15.

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 12 games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Rubin will not play against Cincinnati because of an injury.||||||| Rubin, who had started Cleveland's previous 41 games, will be replaced by rookie John Hughes. Rubin sustained a lower leg injury against New York and did not practice this week.
Posted Oct. 12, 2012
Browns defensive starters Ahtyba Rubin and Scott Fujita both missed practice and may sit out Sunday's game against Cincinnati.||||||| Rubin, Cleveland's best interior lineman, sustained a lower leg injury last week and has not practiced.
Posted Sept. 11, 2011
Cleveland has extended Rubin's contract for three seasons, locking up another core player for the future. Financial terms were not immediately available.||||||| Rubin's 82 tackles led all NFL defensive linemen last season. He was in the final year of his contract, and his new deal is through the 2014 season. The 310-pounder never stops moving on the field and his work ethic and upside convinced the Browns to invest in him for three more seasons.

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