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Marcus Benard

NameMarcus Benard
CurrentteamCleveland Browns
Currentnumber58
CurrentpositionplainDefensive End
Birth DateJuly 26, 1985(age 31)
Birth PlaceAdrian, Michigan
Heightft6
Heightin4
Weight270
CollegeJackson State
Undraftedyear2009
Pastteams * Cleveland Browns (2009 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * First-team All-SWAC
Statseason2010
Statlabel1Tackles
Statvalue142
Statlabel2Sacks
Statvalue211
Statlabel3Interceptions
Statvalue30
NflBEN002075

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Marcus Benard (born July 26, 1985 in Adrian, Michigan) is an American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was signed by the Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Jackson State. Benard was promoted from the Browns practice squad to the active roster on November 9, 2009. He had 7.5 sacks in 2010 and is viewed as one of the best up and coming pass rushers in the NFL.

Benard collapsed in the Browns locker room in November, 2010, during a press conference.




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