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Browns CB Joe Haden: 'Body wouldn't let me pay despite cast, injection

Browns cornerback Joe Haden says he did everything he possibly could to play last Sunday against San Diego, but the pain in his broken finger was too much to overcome.Haden took a painkilling injection and tried wearing a thick cast on his finger, but decided that playing with one hand would hurt the team more than help. “I felt like I owed it to the team and just my wanting to...
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Pettine clarifies remarks about Haden sitting out vs. Chargers

After Sunday’s loss to the San Diego Chargers, Browns head coach Mike Pettine said that Joe Haden “made the decision that he didn’t want to go,” which immediately became the talking point du jour. Was Pettine calling Haden out? Was he questioning the cornerback’s toughness or desire to play? Exactly how much of the sky were we to believe was falling? Haden’s teammates...
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Browns coach accepts blame for criticism toward Joe Haden

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns coach Mike Pettine accepted blame for the heavy criticism directed at Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden for not playing with a broken finger. Haden chose not to play in Sunday's loss at San Diego because of a broken finger on his right hand, an injury he sustained a week earlier against Oakland. Following the game, and again on Monday, Pettine said it was solely...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns coach calls criticism of Joe Haden 'unwarranted'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns coach Mike Pettine called the criticism directed at Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden for not playing in Sunday's game because of a broken finger ''unwarranted.'' Pettine said he spoke with Haden, who tested his finger during pregame warmups before choosing not to play. Pettine said he's partially responsible for the condemnation toward Haden because he didn...
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Josh McCown, Craig Robertson defend Joe Haden

Cornerback Joe Haden sat out the Browns latest game — a particularly inventive 30-27 loss to the San Diego Chargers — with a broken finger. He had also picked up an injury to his ribs in the Browns’ loss to the Oakland Raiders. Haden said Friday before the San Diego game that he would be able to play. He was listed as probable on the official injury report but was inactive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL looking into Joe Haden's late scratch with broken finger

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The NFL has asked the Browns why Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden was inactive for Sunday's game against San Diego after being listed as probable on the team's injury report. Haden sat out with a broken right ring finger, an injury he sustained a week earlier against Oakland. Haden also hurt his ribs but was able to practice on a limited basis all week and was down...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL looking into why Joe Haden was deactivated

The NFL is looking into why cornerback Joe Haden was listed on the injury report as “probable” by the Cleveland Browns but did not play in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers Week 4. A player listed as probable means just what the tag indicates; the player has a 75 percent chance of playing...Read More
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Joe Haden headlines Browns Week 4 inactives

With the Cleveland Browns in need of a victory on the road, they’ll have to go to battle without cornerback Joe Haden who will be in street clothes in San Diego. Listed on the injury report as probable heading into the weekend, it appears Haden’s rib injury—sustained in the Week 3 loss to the Oakland Raiders—did not progress as planned. “I’m ready to go… We have to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden on Amari Cooper: ‘That dude, he’s gonna be special’

The Oakland Raiders aren’t the only ones who saw something special in wide receiver Amari Cooper when they drafted him in May. After a fantastic Week 2 performance, when Cooper tallied 109 yards and scored his first touchdown, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden took note. “I’ve been watching (Cooper) on film. That dude, he’s gonna be special,” Haden said Friday via Cleveland...
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Pics: Joe Haden’s first PE from Jordan Brand

The year 2015 marks the 23rd anniversary of the release of Nike’s “Air Jordan VII,” the seventh incarnation of the famous basketball shoe made specifically for one Michael Jordan. The sneaker world has seen several editions of the Jordan VII released this summer, including the “Hare” colorway from Space Jam, and the “Bordeaux” colorway which was worn not only in the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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