Originally written August 15, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
The news coming from Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski after the Browns’ 24-6 preseason win over the Detroit Lions was tough to hear. Running back Dion Lewis suffered a fractured fibula during the third quarter of the game on a third and nine swing pass. First round pick Barkevious Mingo was originally reported out with a rib injury, but actually bruised his lung and was kept in the hospital overnight for precautions. Guard Jason Pinkston had an ankle sprain (x-rays were negative) and was seen on crutches with his right leg in a boot coming out of the Browns locker room after the game. Kicker Brendon Bogotay suffered a ‘tight groin’ and wasn’t able to finish the game. Tight end Gary Barnidge also injured his shoulder in the game. The Browns called it a shoulder sprain. [Related: Browns vs Lions What I'm watching]
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