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Analysis: The DL Dozen

Orpheus Roye

The Owl circled Berea constantly during the team's recent mini-camp. With Butch Davis suggesting that a dozen different linemen have a chance to make the team, the Owl looks at who has a shot... and which starters are going to get pushed for their job in the coming months.

This was the starting defensive line when the Browns played the Steelers in their first game back in the NFL Sept. 12, 1999: Left end Derrick Alexander, left tackle John Jurkovic, right tackle Jerry Ball and right end Hurvin McCormack. The backups on the defensive line that fateful night on ESPN were Darius Holland, Roy Barker, Mike Thompson and Arnold Miller. No wonder the Browns were...

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