Former Eagle Meder A Factor Again In Browns OT Win

Jamie Meder (52)
Jamie Meder (52)

Former Ashland University All-American Jamie Meder impressed once again off the bench for the National Football League's Cleveland Browns, recording two solo tackles, an assist and a tackle for loss in the Browns' 33-30 overtime win at the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday (Oct. 11).

Meder's three total tackles tie his career high in his sixth career NFL game. In five games with the Browns in 2015, he has 12 total tackles (five assists) and a sack. 

Sunday's game also was Meder's second against the team which originally signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Meder became the first former Eagle to play in a regular-season game for the Browns in Week 17 of the 2014 season at Baltimore, recording one solo tackle.

In four 2015 preseason games (one start), Meder finished with 11 total tackles (eight solos), one sack and a forced fumble. According to, Meder graded out as the Browns' best player in the preseason. 

Following in a long line for highly-decorated AU defensive linemen, Meder was a two-time All-American, Ashland's first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year (2010), a two-time GLIAC Defensive Lineman of the Year (2012-13) and a four-time All-GLIAC first-teamer.

His collegiate career totals include 247 total tackles (96 solo), 35 tackles for loss, 14 sacks and three forced fumbles.

Meder is the eighth former Eagle to play in an NFL regular-season game.