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Chris Gocong

Chris Gocong - #51 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 263 lbs.
Birthday 11/16/1983
Birthplace Lancaster, CA
College Cal Poly
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, 7th pick by Eagles

Browns place NT Taylor on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The Browns placed NT Phil Taylor on the reserve/PUP list in the hopes that he can play in 2012.

Gocong injury a tough loss for Browns

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The season-ending Achilles injury to WLB Chris Gocong hurts the Browns on multiple levels.

Browns LB Gocong suffers season-ending injury

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Browns LB Chris Gocong has suffered a torn right Achilles and could undergo season-ending surgery as early as Monday.

Report: Browns agree with OLB Gocong on extension

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Browns and OLB Chris Gocong have agreed on a three-year, $16.8 million contract extension, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Twitter on Wednesday.

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.

Five questions with PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi, the Browns' beat writer for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, recently took time out to answer five questions about the club entering Week 13.  

Browns believe Gocong fits in remade LB corps

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Browns' LB corps has almost been completely transformed in head coach Eric Mangini's short tenure, with the majority of the linebackers on the roster acquired since Mangini became head coach in January 2009.

Eagles ship Brown, Gocong to Browns for Hall, picks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Browns completed a trade Friday, sending CB Sheldon Brown and LB Chris Gocong to Cleveland in exchange for LB Alex Hall, plus fourth- and fifth-round draft picks in 2010.


Posted April 02, 2013
The Cleveland Browns have released Gocong.||||||| Gocong was expected to bolster the linebacking corps when he was acquired in 2010 from Philadelphia, and he did start 32 games. But he missed last season with a torn right Achilles tendon, and with a new defensive alignment under coach Rob Chudzinski and coordinator Ray Horton, Gocong was considered expendable.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Browns placed Gocong on injured reserve.||||||| He will miss the entire season after tearing his Achilles during training camp.
Posted Sept. 28, 2011
The Browns extended the linebacker's contract by three years on Wednesday, another signing by general manager Tom Heckert to keep the team's young and promising players together.||||||| The 27-year-old Gocong, who missed most of training camp with a neck stinger, had four tackles last week and was credited with a half-sack in Cleveland's win over Miami.
Posted April 02, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles have traded Gocong and cornerback Sheldon Brown to the Cleveland Browns for linebacker Alex Hall and two draft picks.||||||| Gocong had just signed a one-year deal. He's recorded 203 tackles, four sacks and one forced fumble in 47 regular-season games, including 35 starts.
Posted March 30, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed Gocong to a one-year contract.||||||| Gocong, a third-round pick by the Eagles in 2006, has recorded 203 tackles, four sacks and one forced fumble in 47 regular-season games, including 35 starts.