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Jacob Roach

PFF’s 10 highest-graded Browns’ defensive players vs. Bengals

Just like they did for the offense Kevin Stefanski and the Cleveland Browns rested most of their significant contributors in the season finale against the Bengals. It was not a good start in Cincinnati as the Bengals scored 24 points in the first half and took a commanding 24-0 lead into the break. They played better in the second half as the Bengals also started to pull their starters.

Young safety D’Anthony Bell continued his strong season with his second interception and he played well for most of the day in both facets of the game. Vincent Gray who was elevated from the practice squad for the game had a great day in coverage and made a couple of impressive plays.

Sam Kamara showed his versatility by playing both inside and outside with consistent success. Rookie Isaiah McGuire might have had the best day as he registered five quarterback pressures and two sacks on the day. Here are the Top 10 performances for the defense according to PFF.

LB Tony Fields II


Overall: 82.1

Run Defense: 75.2

Coverage: 76.8

S Duron Harmon

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Overall: 76.3

Coverage: 68.5

Run Defense: 72.9

S D'Anthony Bell

Cleveland Browns safety D’Anthony Bell (37)

Overall: 74.5

Coverage: 71.6

Run Defense: 70.1

S Vincent Gray

Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Overall: 73.5

Coverage: 85.3

Run Defense: 34.0

DE Sam Kamara

Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Overall: 73.3

Pass Rush: 60.0

Run Defense: 81.6

LB Jordan Kunaszyk


Overall: 70.9

Run Defense: 61.9

Coverage: 73.9

CB Kahlef Hailassie

Mandatory Credit: Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

Overall: 66.2

Coverage: 73.6

Run Defense: 37.3

DE Alex Wright

Overall: 64.1

Pass Rush: 64.5

Run Defense: 67.7

CB Cameron Mitchell

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Andrei Iosivas (80) turns downfield after completing a catch as Cleveland Browns cornerback Cameron Mitchell (29)

Overall: 59.4

Coverage: 54.9

Run Defense: 71.1

LB Mohamoud Diabate

Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Overall: 57.7

Run Defense: 56.6

Coverage: 62.3

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