Brown DT Ahtyba Rubin underwent a procedure to repair a slight pelvic tear six weeks ago, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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.
The Browns' transition from the 3-4 to a 4-3 scheme has been a successful one to date.
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.
Here's senior editor Mike Wilkening's Week Three stock report for the Browns after their 17-16 win vs. Miami on Sunday.
The agent for Browns DT Ahtyba Rubin told PFW that striking a multiyear deal with Cleveland before the 2011 season ends could be challenging.
Adding at least one defensive lineman, and perhaps multiple defensive linemen, would seem something the Browns would strongly consider in the 2011 NFL draft.
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.
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.
With the regular season in the books, here's a look at the Browns' top MVP candidates.
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.
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 15 games.
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 15.
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 12 games.