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Ben Bloom

Defensive Line

College: Tufts


Year with Browns: 5th 

Year as NFL coach: 14th 

Key Notes 

  • Made return to Cleveland in 2020 after breaking into the NFL with the Browns in 2009-10. Re-joined the club as senior defensive assistant and was promoted to run game coordinator in 2021.    
  • Worked closely with the defensive front seven in 2020, preparing the weekly run game game plan. Helped the Browns finish ninth in the league in run defense after finishing 30th in 2019. DE Myles Garrett earned first team All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors.  
  • Helped the Browns finish the 2021 season fifth in the NFL in total defense, marking just the third time since 1970 the team finished in the top-five and the club's highest finish since 1987. The Browns were one of just three NFL teams (Green Bay and San Francisco) to finish 2021 in the top-12 in total defense, run defense and pass defense. Garrett earned first team All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors after setting the franchise single-season sack record with 16.