Placed on Suspended by Commissioner list on Sept. 1, 2007… Game 1 vs. Pittsburgh 9/9: Suspended…Game 2 vs. Cincinnati 9/16: Suspended…Game 3 at Oakland 9/23: Suspended…Game 4 vs. Baltimore 9/30: Suspended…Able to rejoin the Browns on Oct. 1, and listed as exempt-commissioner permission…Activated to 53-man roster on Oct. 6, 2007…Game 5 at New England 10/7: Played on special teams…Played two series at right tackle in the first half…Game 6 vs. Miami 10/14: Played on special teams…Played several series at right tackle in the first half and second half…Game 7 at St. Louis 10/28: Played several series at right tackle…Game 8 vs. Seattle 11/4: Played RT in a rotation with Kevin Shaffer…Was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 428 net yards of offense and allowed QB Derek Anderson to throw for a career-high 364 yards passing and RB Jamal Lewis to rush for a career-high 4 rushing TDs in a 33-30 overtime win…Game 9 at Pittsburgh 11/11: Started at right guard for injured Seth McKinney (left shoulder)…Was part of an offensive line that held the Steelers defense without a sack and provided QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 3 TDs…Game 10 at Baltimore 11/18: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 380 net yards of offense in a 33-30 (OT) road win…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/25: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line that helped RB Jamal Lewis rush for 134 yards and 1 TD and gave QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 253 yards and 2 TDs as the offense rolled to 397 net yards of offense…Game 12 at Arizona 12/2: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line the allowed QB Derek Anderson to throw for 304 yards and 2 TDs…Game 13 at N.Y. Jets 12/9: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack of QB Derek Anderson and allowed him time to throw for 185 yards and 2 TDs, and also paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 118 yards and 1 TD in a 24-18 road win…Game 14 vs. Buffalo 12/16: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 163 yards and the offense generated 304 net yards of offense in blizzard-like conditions…Game 15 at Cincinnati 12/23: Started at RG and was part of an offense that totaled 380 net yards of offense, including 136 net yards rushing…Started his 100th career NFL game…Game 16 vs. San Francisco 12/30: Started at RG and was part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 128 yards and the offense overall to generate 358 total net yards of offense.
Entered his fifth season with the Browns and started nine games at right tackle before being placed on Reserve Non-Football Illness on Nov. 28…Started in the opener vs. New Orleans on Sept. 10…Started as the offensive line did not allow a sack of QB Charlie Frye at Cincinnati on Sept. 17…Started vs. Baltimore on Sept. 24…Started and was part of an offensive line that helped RB Reuben Droughns rush for 100 yards and gave Frye time to throw for 192 yards and 3 TDs in a 24-21 road win at Oakland on Oct. 1…Started at Carolina on Oct. 8, and vs. Denver on Oct. 22…Inactive (illness) vs. N.Y. Jets on Oct. 29, and at San Diego on Nov. 5…Started at Atlanta on Nov. 12, and vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 19…Started vs. Cincinnati on Nov. 26, and left the game in the 3rd quarter (illness)…Placed on Reserve Non-Football Illness list on Nov. 28, due to a mental disorder not related to football.
In his fourth season with the Browns, started all 16 games at RT as the offensive line helped RB Reuben Droughns (1,232) become the first Browns RB since 1985 to top the 1,000-yard plateau...In the regular season opener vs. Cincinnati on Sept. 11, started as the offensive line did not allow a sack…Started at Green Bay on Sept. 18, as the offensive line provided QB Trent Dilfer time to throw for 336 yards and 3 TDs and did not allow a sack…Started at Indianapolis on Sept. 25…Appeared in his 100th career came as he started vs. Chicago on Oct. 9…Started at Baltimore on Oct. 16…Started vs. Detroit on Oct. 23, and was part of an offensive line that helped RB Reuben Droughns rush for 100 yards…Started at Houston on Oct. 30, and was part of an offensive line that helped Droughns rush for 99 yards…Started vs. Tennessee on Nov. 6, and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to a season-high 441 net yards of offense, as Droughns rushed for 116 yards and did not allow a sack as Dilfer threw for 272 yards and 1 TD…Started at Pittsburgh on Nov. 13…Started vs. Miami on Nov. 20, as the offensive line helped Droughns rush for a season-high 166 yards and 1 TD in a 22-0 win…Started at Minnesota on Nov. 27…Started vs. Jacksonville on Dec. 4, as the offensive line helped Droughns rush for 88 yards to top the 1,000 yard mark and QB Charlie Frye to throw for 226 yards and 2 TDs…Started at Cincinnati on Dec. 11, at Oakland on Dec. 18, vs. Pittsburgh on Dec. 24 and the regular season finale vs. Baltimore on Jan. 1.
Started seven games at RT before ending his season with a knee injury…Placed on Injured-Reserve on Nov. 23, 2004.
Game 1 vs. Baltimore 9/12: Started at RT…Game 2 at Dallas 9/19: Started at RT…Left the game late in the 4th quarter with a right quad injury, and was replaced by OT Joaquin Gonzalez…Game 3 at N.Y. Giants 9/26: Inactive (quad)…Game 4 vs. Washington 10/3: Inactive (quad)…Game 5 at Pittsburgh 10/10: Inactive (quad)…Game 6 vs. Cincinnati 10/17: Started at RT…Part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB William Green to rush for 115 yards, QB Jeff Garcia to throw for 310 yards and 4 TDs, as the offense totaled a season-high 449 net yards of offense…Game 7 vs. Philadelphia 10/24: Started at RT as the offensive line helped the offense rush for a season-high 165 yards rushing and 3 TDs, along with 394 yards of total offense…Game 8 at Baltimore 11/7: Started at RT…Game 9 vs. Pittsburgh 11/14: Started at RT…Game 10 vs. N.Y. Jets 11/21: Started at RT…Left the game in the 3rd quarter (knee) and was replaced by Joaquin Gonzalez, who shifted from RG to RT and Paul Zukauskas played RG. Placed on Injured-Reserve on Nov. 23, 2004.
In his second season with the Browns, was the only offensive player to take part in every offensive snap, as he started all 16 games at RT…For the second consecutive season was voted as an offensive captain.
Game 1 vs. Indianapolis 9/7: Started at RT as the offensive line did not allow a sack as the offense totaled 280 net yards, allowed QB Holcomb to throw for 182 yards, and paved the way for RB William Green to rush for 86 yards…Game 2 at Baltimore 9/14: Started at RT…Game 3 at San Francisco 9/21: Started at RT as the offensive line QB Kelly Holcomb time to throw for 222 yards as the offense totaled 251 net yards of offense…Game 4 vs. Cincinnati 9/28: Started at RT and as the offensive line provided Tim Couch time to throw for 280 yards and 2 TDs...Game 5 at Pittsburgh 10/5: Started at RT as the offensive line paved the way for RB William Green to rush for 115 yards and provided QB Tim Couch time to throw for 208 yards and 2 TDs, as the team totaled 324 net yards of offense in a 33-13 win at Pittsburgh...Game 6 vs. Oakland 10/12: Started at RT as the offensive line paved the way for William Green to rush for 145 yards and 1 TD as the offense totaled 171 net yards rushing and 284 net yards of offense...Game 7 vs. San Diego 10/19: Started at RT...Game 8 at New England 10/26: Started at RT...Game 9 at Kansas City 11/9: Started at RT...Game 10 vs. Arizona 11/16: Started at RT as the offensive line did not allow a sack and provided QB Kelly Holcomb enough time to throw for 392 yards and 3 TDs and RB James Jackson to add 2 rushing TDs in a 44-6 win...Game 11 vs. Pittsburgh 11/23: Started at RT...Game 12 at Seattle 11/30: Started at RT...Game 13 vs. St. Louis 12/8: Started at RT as the offensive line paved the way for RB Jamel White to rush for 101 yards and 1 TD...Game 14 at Denver 12/14: Started at RT…Also lined up as FB in goal line situations...Game 15 vs. Baltimore 12/21: Started at RT...Game 16 at Cincinnati 12/28: Started at RT as the offensive line paved the way for RB Lee Suggs to rush for 186 yards and 2 TDs, a team season-high of 264 net yards rushing, 379 yards of total offense and did not allow a sack of QB Tim Couch in the Browns 22-14 season-ending win.
In his first season with the Browns solidified the right side of the offensive line as he started 14 games at RT and also the AFC Wild Card Game at Pittsburgh… Named offensive captain…Helped the Cleveland offense improve to 23rd in offense with 314.2 ypg (ranked 31st in 2001 with 259.5 ypg), 18th in passing with 213.3 ypg (ranked 28th in 2001 with 175.1 ypg) and 23rd in rushing with 100.9 ypg (ranked 31st in 2001 with 84.4 ypg.)…Missed two games due to a knee injury vs. Cincinnati on Sept. 15, and at Tennessee on Sept. 22…Part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB Jamel White to rush for 105 yards and team 123 net yards rushing at Pittsburgh on Sept. 29…Started at RT as the offensive line gave Tim Couch and Kelly Holcomb time to throw for a season-high 371 net yards passing vs. Baltimore on Oct. 6…Part of an offensive line that provided QB Tim Couch enough time to throw for 294 yards and 2 TDs and control the ball for 37:54 time of possession in a 24-21 come-from-behind win at N.Y. Jets on Oct. 27…Started at RT at Cincinnati on Nov. 17, as the line did not allow a sack as QB Tim Couch threw for 242 yards and 3 TDs, and RB William Green added 96 yards rushing as the offense had 382 net yards of total offense, including 140 net yards rushing…Started at RT at New Orleans on Nov. 24, as the offensive line provided room for RB William Green to rush for 114 yards and the Browns totaled 163 net yards rushing, 339 total net yards and held the ball for 31:11 time of possession…Started at RT at Jacksonville on Dec. 8, as the offensive line paved the way for 173 net yards rushing, as RB William Green rushed for 119 yards, and the team totaled 417 net yards of offense, as Couch threw for 264 yards passing in the 21-20 win…Started at RT at Baltimore on Dec. 22, as the offensive line provided enough time for QB Tim Couch to throw for 209 yards, as the offense totaled 256 net yards of offense in the 14-13 victory…Started at RT vs. Atlanta on Dec. 29, as the offensive line provided RB William Green room to rush for 178 yards and 2 TDs and a team season-high 189 yards rushing…In the AFC Wild Card Game at Pittsburgh on Jan. 5, started at RT as the offensive line provided QB Kelly Holcomb enough time to throw for 429 yards and 3 TDs, as the offense totaled 447 net yards of offense.
Played in 16 contests with 15 starts at RT…Saw action at N.Y. Jets on Oct. 21, but did not start due to a broken hand…Part of an offensive line that helped the Rams lead the NFL in first downs (357), total yards (6,690), passing yards (4,663) and scoring (503)…Saw action at RT in Super Bowl XXXVI vs. New England…Led the way for QB Kurt Warner to lead the NFL in passer rating (101.4) and in passing yards (4,830) en route to his second NFL MVP award in three seasons…Also helped RB Marshall Faulk become the first player in NFL history to have over 2,000 total yards from scrimmage in four consecutive years.
Started all 16 games at RT for the first time in his career…Helped Rams offense gain an NFL record 7,075 total yards on the season…Rams offense also established new NFL marks for most yards gained passing in a season (5,232), most consecutive 30-point games (14) and most consecutive 20-point games (28)…Blocked for NFL Most Valuable Player Marshall Faulk, who recorded an NFL record 26 TDs…Participated in 963-of-1013 offensive plays (95.1%)…Made first NFL start at RT and helped offense gain 513 total yards vs. Denver on Sept. 4.
Played in 16 games and three playoff games at OT and on special teams…Scored first career TD on a 2-yard pass from Kurt Warner on a tackle-eligible play at Detroit on Nov. 7…Caught a 1-yard TD pass on a tackle-eligible play against Minnesota in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game…Also saw action at both tackle positions during the regular season.
Saw action in four games on offense and on special teams…Participated on the special teams unit during the first three games of the season…Saw action at guard at New Orleans on Nov. 15…Inactive for nine contests with a neck injury.
Played in seven games with most of his action on special teams…Spent the beginning of the season on the physically unable to perform list due to a knee injury suffered in workouts at the 1997 Senior Bowl…Played in his first NFL game at Green Bay on Nov. 2.
Produced streak of 14 consecutive games with blocking grades of 90% or better during his junior and senior seasons…Starting center during the last two seasons at TCU after moving from left tackle…Two-time all-conference selection…Started collegiate career as a tight end…Caught 5 passes for 231 yards and 2 TDs as a freshman.
Lettered in football and basketball for Robert E. Lee (Midland, Texas) High School…Donates his time to various non-profit organizations including the Taste of the NFL program to benefit the Cleveland Foodbank…Brother, Rex, plays offensive guard for the Detroit Lions…He and his wife, Karla, have two sons, Trevor (8/13/01) and Trenton (1/27/03), and one daughter, Taryn, (1/19/05).