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|Defense||13th||115.6 (18th)||221.6 (10th)|
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"I met with Ben shortly before we did the Maurkice Pouncey signing (in the middle of June) just to make sure Ben understood where we were with our intentions as far as a contract extension for him," said team president Art Rooney II. "I just didn't want him to feel like we were moving ahead with other players without any communication.
"And so I talked to Ben, and then we talked with his agent Ryan Tollner about where we are and the fact we intend on addressing Ben's contract situation after the season, so that we could address a number of players who were going into their last year in 2014. I think Ben understands that's our intention and the way we'd like to proceed. I think we had a good conversation."
It appears that rookie linebacker
"He understands concepts very well," linebackers coach Keith Butler said. "He reminds me a lot of Larry Foote in terms of football intelligence, and he's a very sharp guy."
Bryant said his football mentor/inspiration is Green.
"The person I really look up to and try to model my game after is A.J. Green," Bryant said. "How he is a man of the game, he is a dog in the NFL. I try to watch his highlights and do the stuff he does."
"He doesn't really look like the same guy. He's made a transition," Mann said. "He's very confident. He's matured. He understands the concepts. He's smoother. His body language is different. He's just a different guy. He's matured a lot."
Brown caught 110 passes for 1,499 yards and eight touchdowns last season.
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