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Mingo ready for Year Two with Browns

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WEST MONROE, La. - The Cleveland Browns actually have a player of interest to our area other than Johnny Manziel.. Former LSU and West Monroe star Barkevious Mingo.  Mingo was back in town to see his younger brother Malik, a wide receiver at West Monroe, during 7-on-7's and enjoying his off time before training camp.  Mingo, drafted number six overall a year ago, has a new coaching staff, but Mike Pettine runs the same defense former coordinator Ray Horton ran Mingo's rookie year, so he does not have to start completely from scratch.

"It hasn't been that big of an adjustment,” Mingo says.  “It's the same position pretty much.  Different techniques are required so once you master those, you're good.  Can't wait to play in it and we're going to wreak some havoc on everyone we play come this fall."

Mingo got off to a great start as a rookie with three sacks his first two games, but had only two in his last 12.. The browns are hoping for more production and consistency this fall.
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