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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

Roethlisberger throws 3 TDs, Steelers win 28-10

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger, cheered loudly during his first game in 9 1/2 months, returned from his four-game suspension to throw three touchdown passes, and the Steelers shut down a Browns offens during a 28-10 victory Sunday.

Browns-Steelers third-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the third quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns' Cribbs out of game with head injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Browns RS-WR Joshua Cribbs is out for the game after suffering a head injury against the Steelers, the Browns said.

Browns-Steelers halftime notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the second quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers first-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the first quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers prediction

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for a competitive effort from the Browns, just not a winning one, against the Steelers, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Browns rule QB Wallace out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Browns have officially downgraded QB Seneca Wallace as out for Sunday's game against the Steelers with a high ankle sprain.

Browns emphasizing physicality, not pace, in running game

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Clearly, Jerome Harrison had fallen out of favor with the Browns, but his departure leaves the Browns without an established change-of-pace back — and even more lacking in speed on offense than they were previously.

Flashback: Recent Week Six performances

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 1:18 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Six contests each of the last five seasons.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy, who's expected to make his first career start Sunday, is getting the ultimate test right off the bat for a young quarterback: the Steelers in Pittsburgh.

Five questions with PFW Steelers correspondent Jim Wexell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Jim Wexell, PFW's Steelers correspondent and the publisher of SteelCityInsider.net, took time out to answer five questions about Pittsburgh in advance of Sunday's Browns-Steelers game. Here's our questions and his answers.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Steelers game:

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.  

Mangini explains Harrison trade

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that the decision to trade Jerome Harrison to Philadelphia for Mike Bell can be chalked up to the emergence of RB Peyton Hillis, as well as Bell being "more of a fit" for ...

Mangini says 'lean' stronger toward McCoy as starter

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini indicated Thursday that rookie QB Colt McCoy has strenghtened his chances to be Cleveland's starter Sunday at Pittsburgh.

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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