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Alex Mack

Alex Mack - #55 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 311 lbs.
Birthday 11/19/1985
Birthplace Santa Barbara, CA
College California
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 21st pick by Browns

Browns hire Chudzinski as head coach

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Browns have hired Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach, the team confirmed Thursday evening.

Report: Kelly returning to Oregon

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
For the second year in a row, Chip Kelly flirted with becoming an NFL head coach, but is returning to Oregon.

Report: Browns close to deal with Kelly

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Browns are close to a deal with Oregon coach Chip Kelly to be Cleveland’s new head coach, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

Browns conduct interviews, wait for Oregon's Kelly

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has already interviewed several coaching candidates, and is awaiting a meeting with Oregon's Chip Kelly.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens rest, Browns start anew

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Bengals are playoff-bound — and pretty well-rested, all things considered. The Browns? They're making big changes. 

Browns fire Shurmur, Heckert

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
The Browns fired head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert, the team announced Monday.

Roethlisberger throws three TDs in Steelers win

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Browns.

Report: Browns to part ways with Shurmur, Heckert on Monday

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Hecker will be fired or part ways with the club on Monday, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Nothing left for Browns but to start fresh

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET

Weeden, McCoy ruled out; Lewis to start for Browns

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Browns QB Thaddeus Lewis will make his first appearance in an NFL regular-season game on Sunday, and it will be in a starting role vs. the Steelers.

Browns sign former Bucs QB Johnson

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Browns added two quarterbacks to the roster this week, signing free agent Josh Johnson and promoting Thaddeus Lewis.

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Broncos win streak at 10 after 34-12 defeat of Browns

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes in a 34-12 victory over the Browns.

All eyes on season's end in Cleveland

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Changes in Cleveland would surprise absolutely no one, given the club’s new ownership and yet another losing season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 03, 2011
Mack is not practicing and his status for Sunday's game in Oakland remains unclear.||||||| Mack had an appendectomy on Oct. 3, one day after playing all 87 snaps against the Titans despite being ill. Mack was on the field with his teammates for practice Wednesday, but only as an observer. He stood to the side and watched his the Browns offensive line did drills. Coach Pat Shurmur remains hopeful that he'll have one of his best players Sunday when the Browns (2-2) visit the Raiders (3-2).
Posted Jan. 31, 2011
Mack scored the final touchdown on a 67-yard pass play that featured two laterals with 16 seconds left in the AFC's wild 55-41 Pro Bowl loss.||||||| Don't let this fool fantasy owners into thinking Mack is suddenly going to be part of Pat Shurmur's tricky offensive schemes. At the end of the day, he's a 311-pound center - albeit a talented one.
Posted Jan. 24, 2011
Mack is going to the Pro Bowl as a replacement for Nick Mangold, injured in the New York Jets' AFC championship game loss.||||||| Mack had a solid second pro season. In Hawaii, he'll join Cleveland left tackle Joe Thomas, who was named to his fourth straight AFC team. Mack has not missed an offensive snap since joining the Browns, who selected him with the No. 21 overall pick in 2009. Mack is the first Browns center to make the Pro Bowl since Tom DeLeone in 1981.
Posted Sept. 13, 2009
Mack will start at center in the season opener against the Vikings on Sunday.||||||| Mack was the 21st overall pick in spring's draft out of California. He'll be snapping to Brady Quinn, who beat out Derek Anderson for the starting job.
Posted July 25, 2009
The Cleveland Browns have signed Mack, the first-round draft pick from California.||||||| The All-American was awarded the Draddy Trophy in 2008, given to college football's top scholar-athlete and was a two-time Rimington Trophy finalist, given to the nation's top center. He did not allow any sacks or quarterback pressures on 397 pass plays as a senior in 2008.

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