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Cleveland running back Dion Lewis, who was the leading candidate to back up Trent Richardson, suffered a fractured fibula in Thursday night's exhibition game against Detroit.Fantasy Spin:That's bad news for the Browns and good news for Brandon Jackson and Montario Hardesty. Jackson is the new favorite to win the backup role and Hardesty might make the final 53-man roster.
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Cleveland Browns running back Dion Lewis was carted off the field during tonight’s preseason game against the Lions with an ankle injury.
Browns backup RB Dion Lewis carted off with left ankle injury. Was having a great camp.
— NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) August 16, 2013
We certainly hope all is well with Lewis. He’s had a nice preseason so far.
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Living in Cleveland and watching Cleveland sports for your entire life teaches you, when you get a player that could be a difference maker, it won’t last long. Dion Lewis is out for the season with a fractured fibula. Lewis looked like a guy who could be a difference maker for the Cleveland Browns. Each time he carried the ball, he looked like a threat to break it for a long run...
In their second preseason matchup, the Browns beat the Lions
24-6. However, I know there was at least
one Browns’ fan who was screaming, “Back up the truck, back it up!” It was a night of loss as the Browns’ suffered
a multitude of injures. None was more impactful
and serious than the one suffered by Cleveland Browns’ running back, Dion
Kay Cabot of...
The Cleveland Browns will not have Dion Lewis when the season beings.
Lewis, 22, had seemingly locked up the backup running back job for the Browns prior to the injury which occurred during Thursday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions.
The third-year player was carted off the field Thursday night. Lewis ran five times for 33 yards and had caught four passes for 15 yards...
The Cleveland Browns looked pretty good during tonight’s win over the Lions, but they lost running back Dion Lewis to a fractured fibula and rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo ended up in the hospital with a bruised lung.
The good news is that Mingo should be fine, but losing Lewis will be tough. He was having a nice preseason.
The Browns are now thin at running back with Lewis...
CLEVELAND An exciting night for the Cleveland Browns ended with disappointing news.
After the Browns 24-6 preseason win over the Lions, head coach Rob Chudzinski said first-round pick Barkevious Mingo will remain hospitalized overnight with a bruised lung and that running back Dion Lewis has a fractured fibula.
Lewis had been having an outstanding camp. Chudzinski said no decisions...
Mary Kay Cabot reports that Browns RB Dion Lewis suffered a fractured fibula during Thursday’s preseason game against the Lions.
Lewis was expected to be the team’s No. 2 running back with Brandon Jackson and Chris Ogbonnaya competing with the for a single roster spot. Montario Hardesty is also dealing with multiple injuries, so there are a lot of question marks behind Trent...
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...
Rob Chudzinski gave an update on the current status of the players that were injured against the Lions on Friday afternoon with the most notable news being that rookie Barkevious Mingo will remain in the Cleveland Clinic for observation. He also said that Dion Lewis will undergo surgery to repair his fractured fibula. He wouldn't give a timetable of either player's return...
Late Friday afternoon in a conference call Cleveland head coach Rob Chudzinski gave updates on the players hurt in Thursday’s win over the Detroit Lions.
“Dion Lewis, as I mentioned last night, has a fibula fracture. It’s going to require surgery. That has not been scheduled yet.”
“Barkevious Mingo has a bruised lung. He felt better this morning...
With injuries to Gary Barnidge, Jason Pinkston, Barkevious Mingo and Dion Lewis, it’s worth wondering if the Browns should change some of their plans for week three against the Colts. With that in mind, here’s a WFNY roundtable to talk about the injuries and what the Browns should do in reaction.
Craig: So now that the Browns have been bitten by the injury bug, and now that...
By Bob Evans
When the Cleveland Browns entered training camp this season, one of the team’s clear strengths on the depth chart was the running back position. With Trent Richardson leading the way, the Browns assembled a depth chart that could go five deep at the position—mainly because of Richardson’s injuries early in his career. The team was so deep at the...