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JASON PINKSTON RUMORS

Browns Reach Injury Settlement With OL Jason Pinkston Due to Blood Clots

The Jason Pinkston saga is over, and it's heartbreaking news for the former starting left guard of the Cleveland Browns: his NFL career is likely over too. The Browns waived Pinkston on Monday after reaching an injury settlement with him. Last week, one of our readers caught wind of the news that Pinkston might have had another pulmonary embolism in his lungs, news which Pinkston...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns waive guard Pinkston, who may retire

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- The Browns have waived offensive guard Jason Pinkston after reaching an injury settlement with the former starter whose NFL career has been threatened by a serious medical issue. Pinkston was hospitalized in 2012 with blood clots in his lungs and he recently battled the ailment again. Pinkston may retire. Pinkston started 24 games in three seasons with the Browns...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns waive Jason Pinkston, three more players

The Cleveland Browns storyline regarding Jason Pinkston appears to have come to a close and today it’s a sad one. The blood clot issues that Pinkston was dealing with a year ago appear to be career-ending. It’s such a shame for a player and overall good guy like Jason Pinkston. In the end, Jason Pinkston’s career ends with having played 25 games for the team including all 16...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns issue statement on status of Jason Pinkston

Jason Pinkston was not in camp yesterday with the Browns. As the day wore on and as media asked media relations folks first, coach Mike Pettine second and GM Ray Farmer third with very little comment, it turned into a small issue. Pinkston is one of the nicest and most outgoing Cleveland Browns on social media and in person. Fans were deeply concerned about him when he was dealing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Pinkston absent, and neither he nor Browns will say why

Hard to believe as it may seem, the Browns currently employ football players not named Johnny Manziel. As to one of them, a question has arisen regarding his employment. Via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, offensive lineman Jason Pinkston isn’t around. And no one will say what’s going on. “I can assure you I’m in no legal trouble and retiring hasn’t come...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns mum on Pinkston's absence

BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston has been missing from training camp practices, and the mystery surrounding his absence suggests it may not be a short-term scenario. New Browns coach Mike Pettine answered a question about Pinkston by saying he could not comment on the matter "for reasons I can't speak on" and would not say if he thought...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fortunate Pinkston fighting back

BEREA, Ohio -- With almost 90 players on the field at the Browns organized team activity practices, it isn't necessarily easy to pick out Jason Pinkston. He's the really happy one in the brown jersey. Really happy. Really fortunate. Last October, Pinkston developed a blood clot in his lung that ended his season after six games and left him hospitalized, fighting for his life...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Jason Pinkston says blood clot is “100 percent clear”

Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston reports that the blood clot which prematurely ended his 2012 season has completely cleared up. Great news today from the doctor blood clot in my right leg Is 100% clear & gone!! — Jason Pinkston (@JasonPinkstonOL) March 27, 2013 Admitted after days of discomfort in late October following the team’s early-season win over...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Pinkston released from hospital

Browns offensive guard Jason Pinkston has been released from the hospital after being treated for blood clots in his lungs. Pinkston, who started Cleveland's first six games at left guard, was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic last week with the life-threatening condition. The 25-year-old was placed on injured reserve earlier this week, ending his second NFL season. A Browns...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Jason Pinkston the Browns true plan at right tackle?

From Jason Pinkston's Twitter - Doing Work According to an article by Pat McManamon from March 30th there probably isn’t anyone on the Browns working harder this off-season than offensive lineman Jason Pinkston. Pinkston is headed into his sophomore season as an NFL player after being selected by the Browns in the fifth round of the NFL draft. He was thrust into a starting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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