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Scott Solomon | Linebacker | #54

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 260
College: Rice
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 7 (211) / TEN
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Browns waived OLB Scott Solomon.
It's a bit of a surprise after the Browns tendered Solomon in restricted free agency. He signed a $1.671 million deal last month. It's not a surprise in that Solomon played only 33 snaps last season before landing on injured reserve with knee and ankle issues. A run stopper, Solomon turns 28 in November. May 2 - 2:17 PM

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Browns re-signed restricted free agent OLB Scott Solomon to a one-year, $1.671 million contract.

Cleveland also re-signed exclusive rights free agents K Travis Coons, WR Darius Jennings and OL Kaleb Johnson. An early-down edge setter versus the run, Solomon managed just 33 snaps last season before landing on injured reserve with knee and ankle injuries. He should be ready for the offseason program.
Apr 4 - 11:57 AM

Browns placed OLB Scott Solomon (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Solomon opened the season as an early-down run stopper, but played only 33 snaps due to knee/ankle injuries. An impending restricted free agent, Solomon should return but isn't a lock to be tendered. The Browns claimed S Don Jones off waivers to replace him on the active roster.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 05:24:00 PM

Browns OLB Scott Solomon is "expected to miss multiple weeks" with a knee injury.

Solomon suffered the knee injury Week 5 against the Ravens. He was able to finish the game, but coach Mike Pettine hinted after Solomon could miss several weeks. Solomon had just returned from a high-ankle sprain.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 12:32:00 PM

Browns OLB Scott Solomon will miss 4-6 weeks with a high-ankle sprain.

Solomon played two snaps in the Week 1 opener before getting hurt. The Browns liked him on early downs because of his strong run defense. Youngsters Barkevious Mingo and Nate Orchard will have to step up opposite Paul Kruger.
Source: ESPN.com
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 09:07:00 AM

Browns OLB Scott Solomon has taken most of the first-team reps in training camp.

Browns DC Jim O’Neil reportedly views Solomon as a run-stopping complement to Barkevious Mingo. Solomon has been playing ahead of Mingo and rookie Nate Orchard in the early stages of camp. The Browns project to feature a heavy rotation at outside linebacker.
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 04:30:00 PM

Browns OLB Scott Solomon is expected to compete for early-down snaps.

The Browns have spent the offseason talking up the likes of Solomon and ILB Tank Carder. Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) was limited at OTAs, leaving Solomon to play opposite Paul Kruger. Solomon, rookie Nate Orchard, and Armonty Bryant are competing for situational roles in what should be a heavy rotation. A journeyman, Solomon has been released five times by three different teams.
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 05:45:00 PM

Bucs waived DE Scott Solomon.

DE T.J. Fatinikun has been promoted from the practice squad in a corresponding roster move. Solomon was active for each of the Bucs' first six games, notching a sack as he played 177 snaps. Going on 26, he'll search for reserve work.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 04:40:00 PM

Bucs signed DE Scott Solomon.

Solomon gets a one-game look with Da'Quan Bowers (knee) sidelined. The 2012 seventh-round pick of the Titans will be a deep reserve at end and help on special teams.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 11:14:00 AM

Jets waived DE/OLB Scott Solomon.

He goes to make room for Zach Sudfeld. The Pats may now claim Solomon.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 04:52:00 PM

Jets claimed DE Scott Solomon off waivers from the Titans.

The 2012 seventh-rounder got a "long look" at strong-side linebacker in Tennessee, and that could be where he fits into the Jets' 3-4 defense. Solomon appeared in 13 games as a rookie, making four tackles.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 02:05:00 PM

The Titans plan to give DE Scott Solomon a "long look" at strong-side linebacker.

A 2012 seventh-rounder, Solomon played just 169 snaps as a rookie, grading out well-below average in Pro Football Focus' ratings. The Titans view Solomon as a potential nickel rusher, but he's best suited to special teams.
Tue, May 28, 2013 08:16:00 PM

Seventh-round DE Scott Solomon has made the Titans, but will undergo a knee scope.

The Titans must be really found of the former Rice Owl. He could see snaps as a nickel rusher upon his return, but will likely be a frequent game-day inactive.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 03:30:00 PM

Titans agreed to terms with seventh-round DE Scott Solomon on a four-year contract.

The Titans surrendered their sixth-round pick in next year's draft to trade up for Solomon in the top of the seventh round. A potential nickel rusher, Solomon started all four years at Rice while tying for the most sacks in school history.
Tue, May 22, 2012 07:33:00 PM

Titans selected Rice DE Scott Solomon with the No. 211 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

The Titans traded up to make this pick, indicating they had a middle-round grade on the player. Solomon goes 6-foot-3, 262 with short arms, but he is a high-motor pass rusher and does not give up in pursuit. In Tennessee, he'll try to earn a roster spot as a situational end in an increasingly deep rotation.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 05:34:00 PM

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