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Waiting For Next Year:
None of us are 100 percent right now. I think that’s fair to say at this time of year. Guys are playing through things. If it gets to the point where you’re injured and you can’t play, like JMJ and T.J. Ward, but if you’re nicked, you play. [...]We had that conversation this morning as we move the team forward. I reminded the players, coaching and playing is what we do. At some point, somebody somewhere is going to tell them they can’t do it anymore. They are going to miss it. What we owe ourselves and each other is that you prepare as well as you can, you get hydrated, you get on the plane go out there and play good football, and try to win the football game. That’s what we all owe each other and that’s what we do.
– Browns head coach Pat Shumur on his team goals for the final two weeks despite being eliminated from playoff contention one Sunday earlier.
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According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Browns safety T.J. Ward will likely miss the final two games of the season with a bone bruise.
#browns safety TJ ward has bone bruise, will miss last two games. Most likely headed to IR.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) December 18, 2012
Ward put together a pretty solid season with 68 tackles, 1 sack, 3 forced fumbles...
Browns S T.J. Ward will miss the remainder of the season due to a bone bruise, according to Mary Kay Cabot.
Cabot also says that the safety is likely headed to IR, which would open up a roster spot for Cleveland as the season winds to a close.
Ward was one of the better players on a surprisingly-average Cleveland Browns team this season and his ability to stop the run will be missed...
Safety T.J. Ward, who started every game for the Cleveland Browns this season, landed on injured reserve Tuesday. The team officially listed Ward as having a knee injury, but the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that Ward has a bone bruise in one of his knees. According to the newspaper, Ward won't need surgery. In 14 games this year, Ward was credited with 68 tackles (second...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, former Broncos head coach and current Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels would love to coach the Browns. A source told The Plain Dealer that McDaniels, who coached the Broncos in 2009, would jump at the chance to coach the Browns. I thought McDaniels did a good job in Denver as a head coach. He ended up failing...
The Cleveland Browns have placed a pair of starters, safety
T.J. Ward and linebacker James-Michael Johnson on injured reserve, ending their
2012 seasons, reports Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk.
The Cleveland Browns lost two starters for the rest of the
season on Tuesday as the team placed safety T.J. Ward and linebacker
James-Michael Johnson on injured reserve.
Before proceeding, I would emphasize what follows is a rumor, and has not been confirmed.
But it comes from the Boston Globe and its excellent NFL writer Greg Bedard.
He was one of the first guys who reported that Joe Banner would hire Mike Lombardi as the teams new GM, after Banner let Tom Heckert go. Bedard attributed that report to two independent sources he calls influential...
We’d been saving this for a rainy day and here we are (at least metaphorically speaking), so enjoy this gem from a few weeks back by Jonathan Knight at The Cleveland Fan, who took a look back at “the Browns’ finest performance of the expansion era … a victory over the best team they’d faced in more than 40 years.” That’s Eric Mangini’s Browns’ 2010 drubbing of...
Browns placed LB James-Michael Johnson (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season. The rookie fourth-rounder will not need surgery on the knee. Johnson started eight of 10 games this season, recording 36 tackles while playing primarily on early downs. With Scott Fujita’s Cleveland career likely over and Chris Gocong’s (Achilles) future in question, Johnson is a good bet to...
Despite rumors that Alabama head coach Nick Saban is considering a return to the NFL, one of his star pupils, Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson thinks he's staying put with the Crimson Tide.
“I can’t see him coming to the NFL,” Richardson said, via Tom Reed of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer,. “I can see him staying at Alabama and retiring at Alabama. That’s...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Alec Scheiner has been named the new president of the Cleveland Browns.
Scheiner, 39, will join Cleveland after eight years with the Cowboys. He was senior vice president and general counsel with Dallas the last five years.
Scheiner will quarterback the Browns' day-to-day business operations in his new post, which will begin Jan. 7.
Scheiner, raised in...
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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Defensive back Dimitri Patterson has been awarded to the Miami Dolphins one day after being waived by the Cleveland Browns.
The Dolphins also placed backup tight end Charles Clay on injured reserve Tuesday with a right knee injury. Patterson reinforces the secondary with the questionable status of cornerback Nolan Carroll, who hurt his left knee in Sunday'...