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Browns Speak to Kamalei Correa at NFL Combine

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The Browns are showing interest in an edge rusher out of Boise State.

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Considering the Cleveland Browns' pass rushing woes in 2015, it's no surprise the club is seriously considering an edge rusher in the 2016 NFL Draft.

At the NFL Combine on Sunday, the team met with Kamalei Correa out of Boise State.

The 6'3, 243 pound pass rusher should be selected in the third or fourth round, according to CBSSports.com. As Ulrich alluded to above, the Hawaii native's speed should increase his draft stock.

Though Correa competed at the Combine as a defensive lineman and played the position in college, NFL Network analyst and former Browns edge rusher Willie McGinest considers him to be a linebacker.

As Correa told the media, he's ready to make the transition to backer.

"I’m willing to accept the challenge. It’s going to be something new to me, but I love a new challenge. I love playing football. It’s always been a dream of mine to play linebacker, and I feel like my body structure is built for that position.

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"I feel like I do need to fine-tune my moves and my techniques. But I feel like my get off is probably the best part of my game. This past month and a half, I’ve been training and working on my drops, of course, because I know that’s a weaker side of my game."

Perhaps the Browns will consider Correa for new defensive coordinator Ray Horton's multi-front 3-4 scheme.