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Ben Bloom

Outside Linebackers


Ben Bloom has been named Outside Linebackers coach after spending the last four seasons (2020-23) with the Cleveland Browns.  Bloom is entering his 15st season coaching in the NFL.

He re-joined the Browns as a Senior Defensive Assistant in 2020 and was promoted to Run Game Coordinator from 2021-22 before transitioning to Defensive Line coach last season.  Myles Garrett, the 2023 Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the Pro Bowl and Associated Press All-Pro team all four seasons, earning first team honors in 2020-21 and 2023 and second team honors in 2022. Garrett set the Browns franchise single-season sack record with 16 in 2021 and tied the mark in 2022. 

Bloom came to Cleveland after spending nine campaigns (2011-19) with the Dallas Cowboys.  He served a variety of coaching roles in Dallas, including Linebackers (2018-19), Assistant Coach/Special Projects (2016-17), Defensive Ends (2015), Assistant Defensive Line/Defensive Ends (2014) and Defensive Quality Control/Assistant Linebackers (2011-13).

The Tufts University product entered the NFL with the Browns in 2009 as a Team Operations Assistant/Quality Control coach before becoming a Defensive Quality Control coach in 2010.

Bloom started his coaching career in the college ranks at Tufts (2005-07) and Harvard (2008).