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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Greg Little (second in drops last season) continued his catching problems last night against the Baltimore Ravens, dropping a total of five catches, including a great Brandon Weeden would-be-touchdown pass that he had right in his hands.
“My job is just to beat the guy and get through the middle of the field,” Little said. “[Weeden] moved around in the pocket, kept it alive and threw it up so that I could make a play on it. I just have to come down with it. It’s a tough catch and I don’t even know how to categorize it. It’s a tough one but if you want to be a great player then you want to make plays that people will remember, and put your team in a position to come back and win the game.”
Sorry Greg, no that tough of a catch. You gotta come down with that. End of story.
Talk in Cleveland before last night's game is that they were considering benching Little, but realistically, they just don't any other options. Mohamed Massaquoi didn't play Thursday night and Josh Cribbs suffered a concussion when he was nearly decapitated with a jarring shoulder-to-helmet hit that sent his helmet flying and his head crashing to the ground.
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During Thursday Night's Ravens/Browns affair in Baltimore, Cleveland kick returner Josh Cribbs got knocked out of the game on a punt return in the second quarter.
Cribbs took a shoulder shot from Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe which sent his helmet flying and dislodged the ball from his left arm.
Check out the below brutal hit courtesy of SB Nation:
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