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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 Buzz: Manziel Moving Up, Gordon Back, Pinkston Waived

Cleveland Browns News & Notes  Manziel Moving Up Johnny Manziel was the talk of the town on Monday in Berea, and on Saturday in Akron for the Browns in their Family Day scrimmage. Since struggling like a normal rookie in the first couple of days of training camp, Manziel has steadily improved his play. Manziel is now comfortable and playing somewhat loose and confidently. Manziel...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Gordon waits, Pinkston leaves and Haden is freaking awesome

You’ve got to be kidding me….we are so tired of waiting… Source said #Browns Josh Gordon expecting a decision on suspension appeal in one to three weeks. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) August 4, 2014 Such a sad deal with Pinkston. Best wishes and prayers headed his way! #Browns agreed to an injury settlement with OL Jason Pinkston per @schwartzfeinsod. His career is likely...
Via cover32 - Browns
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 Injury Update: Jason Pinkston battling blood clots

The speculation is over. Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston says blood clots will keep him from playing football this year and may force him to retire. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter Pinkston spent the last 2 weeks battling blood clots in his lungs. Schefter filed the report on Twitter and on his Facebook page. #124145466 / gettyimages.comPinkston has been...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Pinkston “more than likely” retiring due to blood clots in lungs

Browns guard Jason Pinkston had his 2012 season cut short after developing a blood clot in his lung and it looks like the same problem will force him to call an end to his playing career. Neither the Browns nor Pinkston had discussed the medical condition that caused him to miss all of camp this summer, but Pinkston broke his silence on Monday. After spending 11 days fighting more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns training camp notes: Snead trying to catch on, Gordon update, Pinkston waived

BEREA, Ohio -- When Ray Farmer addressed the media after the 2014 NFL Draft, he was asked numerous questions about not addressing the wide receiver position in the draft. At the time, news had just leaked from ESPN that Josh Gordon could be facing an indefinite suspension and the other starting receivers from the 2013 Davone Bess and Greg Little were not in the team's plans....
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 Releasing OL Jason Pinkston With Injury Settlement

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Browns have reached an agreement with OL Jason Pinkston on an injury settlement and are releasing him. “More than likely I’ll have to retire,” Pinkston texted Schefter this afternoon. “The Browns were great working with me and I would love to thank GM Ray Farmer and Owner Jimmy Haslam for my opportunity here in Cleveland. It’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns’ Jason Pinkston’s career likely over

The NFL career of Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston is likely over after battling blood clots in his lungs. After spending 11 days battling blood clots in his lungs, former Browns @JasonPinkstonOL is finished with… http://t.co/Fpy3GDD0j9 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 4, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Position Preview: Offensive Line

The Cleveland Browns are set to begin a 2014 season pegged with excitement and a restored sense of hope surrounding the franchise. The Browns have employed a new sense of toughness and attitude behind head coach Mike Pettine. Will the new changes finally bring winning ways, or will this season fall in line with the continuing disappointment in recent years? There is only one way...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Farmer staying busy with transitional Browns roster

BEREA, Ohio - Another day of Cleveland Browns training camp brought another handful of roster moves. Both the words and the actions of Browns general manager Ray Farmer indicate it's going to be a busy month-plus on the transaction wire. "I think there's always work to be done," Farmer said on Sunday. "As we look at where we're going, we're going to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns, agents explain Jason Pinkston has “not been medically cleared”

On Sunday, no one would say anything about the absence of Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston from training camp. On Monday, the team and Pinkston’s agents issued a brief, two-sentence statement on the situation. “Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston has not been medically cleared to participate in football activities,” the Browns and agents Neil Schwartz...
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July 28, 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

Browns wrap up day one of mandatory mini-camp

Day one of mini-camp is in the books. Here is a gathering of news and notes from beat reporters at today’s practice. This is a collection from @FredGreethamOBR, @NateUlrichABJ, @ScottPetrak, @RuiterWrongFAN and @sdoerschukREP. – WR Anthony Armstrong is 5-foot-10 and weighs 185 pounds. He is a four year veteran spending time with the Dolphins, Redskins, Cowboys and Jaguars, mostly...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Cleveland position battles to watch for

The draft is over, and now is the time to start getting the roster together. Right now, Cleveland players are playing against each other to earn the right to start for our glorious Browns. Here are the five best competitions to watch: 5. Tyler Thigpen vs. Connor Shaw (3rd String Quarterback) I previewed this one a little bit in my mailbag post yesterday, and while it may not get...
Via cover32 - Browns
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Three questions about the Browns off-season (so far)

The Browns seemed to be set to be one of the most active teams in free agency as the period began. They signed Karlos Dansby and Donte Whitner very quickly and were off to the races. They followed that up with an offer sheet to Andrew Hawkins, a smaller move on special teamer Isaiah Trufant before making another marginally big splash over the weekend with running back Ben Tate. As...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns have two Pro Bowl o-linemen, but might lose one

Editor's note: Browns beat reporter Fred Greetham will break down the Browns roster on a position-by-position basis, with the fifth part looking at the offensive line position. Offensive Linemen - (Joe Thomas, John Greco, Alex Mack, Shawn Lauvao, Jason Pinkston, Mitchell Schwartz, Oniel Cousins, Garrett Gilkey, Reid Fragel, Martin Wallace, Chris Faulk and Jeremiah Warren) Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Pinkston returns to starting lineup 14 months after blood clot threatened his life

Fourteen months after a blood clot threatened Jason Pinkston’s life and career, he’ll be back in the starting lineup. Coach Rob Chudzinski said Pinkston will start at left guard Sunday when the Browns (4-9) face the Chicago Bears (7-6) in the final game this season at FirstEnergy Stadium. Pinkston will fill in for John Greco, who was ruled out with a sprained medial collateral...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns’ Injury Report: Jason Pinkston, Paul Kruger, Willis McGahee

The Cleveland Browns host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your Cleveland Browns Week 12 injury report. The Browns have one player listed as out; tight end MarQueis Gray (hamstring) did not participate all week. Defensive lineman Armonty Bryant (back) did not participate on Wednesday and limited the rest of the week is listed as questionable...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns 'lucky to be alive' after flight home from Cincinnati

The Browns lost to the Bengals 41-20 on Sunday, which is bad, but that wasn't the worst part of the day for Cleveland. That honor belongs to the Browns plane ride home. Despite heavy rain and 50 mph wind gusts, the Browns decided to fly home and according to several players, the plane's left wing almost hit the ground as it landed. After the team finally landed in Cleveland...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns Players ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ After ‘Terrifying’ Flight Home From Cincinnati

After a disappointing loss to the Bengals on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns had to endure one of the most harrowing plane rides their lives. The brief 45-minute flight separates the two Ohio rivals, but severe weather in the Midwest — which also delayed the Bears-Ravens game in Chicago for nearly two hours — forced the Browns’ team plane to land at Cleveland Hopkins Airport...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns 'lucky to be alive' after turbulent landing on Sunday night

Though the game had long ended and the Browns had fallen victim to a 31-point second quarter from the Cincinnati Bengals, the toughest portion of the evening was apparently returning to Cleveland amidst a huge, wind-filled rainstorm. From Mary Kay Cabot over at The Cleveland Plain Dealer, a rough landing led to offensive lineman Jason Pinkston coming close to kissing the ground...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 19, 2013  |  1 Comment
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