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Billy Winn | Defensive Lineman

Team: Cleveland Browns
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/15/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 300
College: Boise State
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Browns RE Billy Winn left Sunday's Week 3 game against the Vikings with a right knee injury.
Winn suffered the knee injury at the end of the first half. His return is questionable. Sun, Sep 22, 2013 02:40:00 PM

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The new Browns' coaching staff "loves" 2012 sixth-round pick Billy Winn and believes he "easily" can play defensive end in Ray Horton's 3-4.

It should be noted that numerous NFL scouts considered Winn a potential late first-round prospect before a relatively underwhelming senior year at Boise State. 23-year-old Winn showed well as a rookie, coming on very strong as a run defender down the stretch. He'll likely be Cleveland's right end in the new 3-4, with Ahtyba Rubin at left end and Phil Taylor manning the nose.
Sun, Feb 3, 2013 10:17:00 PM

Browns DT Billy Winn (concussion) has resumed practicing on a full-time basis.

It looks like Winn has been cleared to play in Week 3 versus the Bills. The rookie sixth-rounder has been starting up front next to Ahtyba Rubin.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 09:26:00 AM

Browns DT Billy Winn sustained a concussion versus the Bengals in Week 2.

Coach Pat Shurmur offered no update on Winn's status Tuesday. The sixth-round rookie had been starting alongside Ahtyba Rubin at defensive tackle.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 04:11:00 PM

Sixth-round rookie Billy Winn started alongside Ahtyba Rubin at defensive right tackle in Week 1.

Winn played 65-of-95 snaps (68.4 percent) compared to 33 for third-rounder John Hughes. Winn more than held his own for a surprisingly stout defensive front, led by a dominant Rubin, that was in the Eagles backfield throughout the game.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 10:53:00 AM

Browns sixth-round DT Billy Winn reportedly displayed "better athleticism and technique than expected" in offseason practices.

Winn was ranked as a mid-round talent by some evaluators, so it's no surprise that he exceeded expectations in non-contact practices. With NT Phil Taylor (torn pectoral) out for the first half of the season, Winn will push Scott Paxson and third-rounder John Hughes for significant snaps up front.
Thu, Jul 5, 2012 07:54:00 PM

Browns agreed to terms with No. 205 overall pick DT Billy Winn on a four-year contract.

Winn was ranked as a third-round value by ESPN's Todd McShay and PFW's Nolan Nawrocki, but slid in the draft to work ethic and "tweener" concerns. Boasting above-average athleticism for a 6'4", 294-pound tackle, Winn may beat third-rounder John Hughes to the punch in replacing Phil Taylor (torn pectoral).
Fri, May 11, 2012 11:22:00 AM

Browns selected Boise State DT Billy Winn with the No. 205 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

Standing at 6'4/294, Winn has a good build and is quick, but there have been questions about his work ethic. He'll step in as a reserve on Cleveland's defensive line. The Browns also added John Hughes to the defensive tackle position back in Round 3.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 05:32:00 PM