Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Browns' picks: Round 1/6 - Barkevious Mingo, LB, 6-4, 237, LSU...The Browns want Mingo to start on the right side with Paul Kruger on the left and pressure the quarterback relentlessly. Mingo had eight sacks in 2011 and 4.5 last year, but coach Rob Chudzinski isn't concerned about the decline. Mingo did very little pass coverage at LSU and will have to learn that with the Browns. - The Sports Xchange
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10/30/17 - OLB Barkevious Mingo had his best day as a Colts player in the loss to the Bengals. Mingo recorded five tackles with a quarterback hurry and a forced fumble.
He was filling in for injured starter John Simon. "Mingo used leverage, length. He's very athletic and nimble. Really productive in the Cincinnati game," head coach Chuck Pagano said on Monday.
03/13/17 - LB Barkevious Mingo signed a one-year contract with the Colts. The former Patriots linebacker agreed to the deal worth $2.5 million at the start of free agency last week and the signing became official Monday. The 6-4, 240-pound Mingo, 26, played in 62 career games (16 starts) in four NFL seasons with the Patriots (2016) and Browns (2013-15), totaling 106 tackles, 7.0 sacks, 11 passes defensed, one interception, one fumble recovery and 17 special teams stops.
09/05/16 - OLB Barkevious Mingo was not on the practice field during media view Sept. 4 at Gillette Stadium. Mingo had an impressive, active New England debut in the preseason finale against the Giants a week after joining the Patriots in a trade with the Browns.
09/02/16 - LB Barkevious Mingo made his Patriots debut in impressive action at New York. Less than a week after arriving via trade from the Browns, the former No. 6 overall pick was active on defense, although he had a strip sack negated by penalty.
08/25/16 - LB Barkevious Mingo was traded by the Cleveland Browns to the New England Patriots in exchange for a late-round pick in the 2017 draft. Mingo was the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft but only had seven sacks over his first three seasons. Mingo had just 18 tackles and didn't record a sack while playing in all 16 games last season.
09/21/15 - LB Barkevious Mingo might have aggravated a knee injury. Mingo underwent arthroscopic surgery on Aug. 6. He missed all four preseason games but played in the first two regular season games. Doctors plan to examine him.
09/09/15 - LB Barkevious Mingo hopes to play against the Jets in the season opener on Sunday. He missed the entire preseason after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery Aug. 6. He did not play in the preseason. He was limited Wednesday.
08/10/15 - LB Barkevious Mingo, the sixth pick of the 2013 draft, is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery that probably will force him to miss the entire preseason. Mingo sustained a torn labrum in his right shoulder on the second play of the 2014 regular season. He suffered a bruised lung on kick coverage in the second game of the preseason his rookie year.
"You always (feel sorry), especially for a guy that works that hard, that is that quality a character, an individual that it's important to him and he puts the time in," Coach Mike Pettine said. "Unfortunately, you have some guys that get some unfortunate injuries but you root for guys like that to come back and play well."
12/20/14 - LB Barkevious Mingo was docked $16,537 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton.
09/29/14 - LB Barkevious Mingo is still looking for his first sack. He missed the game against New Orleans with a shoulder injury that Pettine says is still bothering him.
"I'm pleased with where Mingo is," assistant linebackers coach Brian Fleury said. "We're asking him to do some different things than what he did last year. He's in coverage a lot more than he is going after the quarterback. I know there've been some questions as to why the sack numbers aren't there, and I think it's just simply a reflection of the amount of reps he's had rushing the quarterback relative to everybody else."